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Cancellation of Tennis Season Present Opportunity for Growth

Lessons can be learned from senior wisdom
May 26, 2020

Due to Covid-19 spring sports have been canceled. When I learned this I barely thought about it because I’m only a sophmore in highschool. I have two more years of tennis that I get to enjoy and experience....

Abrupt End to Senior Year Allows Opportunity to Reflect

Assembly Moderators Lauren Smith'20 and Mathew Krelitz'20 prepare to announce senior speeches. 
 Students can still view senior speeches every Monday and Wednesday.
Quarantine exemplifies the importance to make the best of an unfortunate situation
May 4, 2020

     I don’t think anyone expected the year to end like this. Between the last day of school before spring break and the day we found out school for the foreseeable future would be online, the world...

May Mystery Athlete

May Mystery Athlete
A senior softball player loves team atmosphere
May 1, 2020

This month’s mystery athlete is on the Blake softball team. She is currently a senior who started playing softball at seven years old and has played for Blake for four years. This month’s athlete loves...

Online Schooling Brings Change to Long-standing Speech Tradition

Carter Puckett delivers her senior speech from home rather than from the podium in the Juliet Nelson Auditorium.
Senior speeches take new form online as community is unable to congregate in the building
April 22, 2020
In the midst of a transition into uncharted territory, senior speeches have still found a way to create a sense of community, thrive, and stay beneficial to audience members. At first glance, changing from in-person to online speeches seemed saddening for many seniors.

Online Schooling Brings Change to Long-standing Speech Tradition

Carter Puckett delivers her senior speech from home rather than from the podium in the Juliet Nelson Auditorium.
Senior speeches take new form online as community is unable to congregate in the building
April 20, 2020

In the midst of a transition into uncharted territory, senior speeches have still found a way to create a sense of community, thrive, and stay beneficial to audience members. At first glance, changing...

College essays demand personality

Saving space for self-expression
November 2, 2016

Congratulations, seniors. After the gory battle of standardized testings, you’ve finally climbed to the summit. In couple of days, many of you will be submitting your first college application. Perhaps...

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