The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Cancellation of Tennis Season Present Opportunity for Growth

Ben Lim, Staff Writer 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....

Assembly Moderators Lauren Smith20 and Mathew Krelitz20 prepare to announce senior speeches. 
 Students can still view senior speeches every Monday and Wednesday.

Abrupt End to Senior Year Allows Opportunity to Reflect

Drew Rosenblum, Editor Emeritus 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

Kate Rekas, Staff Writer 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...

Carter Puckett delivers her senior speech from home rather than from the podium in the Juliet Nelson Auditorium.

Online Schooling Brings Change to Long-standing Speech Tradition

Betsy Fries, Photography Editor 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.
Carter Puckett delivers her senior speech from home rather than from the podium in the Juliet Nelson Auditorium.

Online Schooling Brings Change to Long-standing Speech Tradition

Betsy Fries, Photography Editor 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

Minjae Lee , Fashion, Arts & Culture Editor 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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