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Zoe Feldshon ‘21, Jack Crow ‘21, and Amanda Ward ‘21 sit in the senior lounge during block 3.

Senior Class Mourns Loss of Traditions, Memories

Class of 2021 wished for more significant commemoration
Jack Prince, Editor Emeritus April 30, 2021

The point of traditions is to bring people of different backgrounds together over a shared love of an activity. A focal point of being a senior at Blake is less about the title and more about the traditions...

Jake Gearhart ‘21 watches senior speeches during advisory on the steps in the Carlson Commons near the science wing. Senior speeches and significant school events are often broadcast on this screen.

Capstone Senior Project Survives Pandemic School

Students embrace two-week program, Senior Seminar to explore personal interests
Brooke Lee & Jenna Thrasher, Contributing Writers April 30, 2021

Each year, the senior project signals the end of the Upper School journey for all twelfth graders. The Project isn't a code word for getting out two weeks earlier to bypass finals; rather, it is a time...

Kyra Reese ‘21 makes a donation to the senior class gift in the senior lounge.

Class of 2021 Maintains Tradition of Annual Senior Gift

Senior leaders sustain tradition of graduating gift
James Prince, Games & Ads Editor April 30, 2021

A bench, a window, and even a wooden bear are examples of the long-standing tradition of a graduating class gift. Some of these, like the gothic pew from the Class of 1924 that resides in the senior lounge,...

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