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Martha Bennett Gallery Goes Online

“A Melting Future” by Alexa Hatcher ‘23. Acrylic on canvas.

Bernadette Whitely, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

Since the governor’s social distancing order, the Martha Bennett Gallery Curatorial Team has experienced unexpected cancelations of their exhibits and shows; in spite of these complications, they have found creative new ways to share their exhibits through social media.  Due to COVID-19 changes, the Curatorial Team...

Martha Bennett Gallery Goes Online

“A Melting Future” by Alexa Hatcher ‘23. Acrylic on canvas.

Bernadette Whitely, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

Since the governor’s social distancing order, the Martha Bennett Gallery Curatorial Team has experienced unexpected cancelations of their exhibits and shows; in spite of these complications, they have found creative new ways to share their exhibits through social media.  Due to COVID-19 changes, the Curatorial Team...

The modern study group

Jacob Pekachek ‘17, Anisa Hickey ‘16, and Cindy Quinn ‘17 participate in a Google Hangout, a video chat service common among students at the school.

Chapel Puckett, Managing Editor

December 3, 2015

You start to study for your math test when you realize that you completely forgot what function notation is. The numbers and letters on your page are gibberish, and it’s too late to email your teacher. What now? You can’t drive to your friend’s house this late, so you ask them to Skype with yo...

Voice of the Staff: Open-Source Textbooks

Voice of the Staff: Open-Source Textbooks

The Spectrum Staff

September 29, 2015

You finish the final page of The Things They Carried, put it aside, open up your laptop, and begin reading again. But this time, it’s for chemistry on your digital textbook. With such rapid technological advances, students are quickly gaining the option to utilize technology for a variety of academi...

Online learning presents dichotomy

The interface that greets students in the GOA program.

Willy Verneris, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2015

Currently, there are 22 Blake students enrolled in 17 Global Online Academy classes, where they work with students from all around the world. I have taken Big History, a GOA class that was first offered in the 2014-2015 school year. During my time taking this class I worked with people from the R...

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