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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. I had been receiving emails about how I could practice tennis, by thinking about strategies an...

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.

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 slowly descended into isolation. While uncertainty had plagued our last real day of school, nothin...

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 the sport and dedicates her time to it because of the fun it brings. Through practice on both the Bl...

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.

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.

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.

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 from in-person to online speeches seemed saddening for many seniors. However, Sandy Berkowitz and th...

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 you’ve woken up in the middle of the night because you had a panic attack thinking about your Comm...

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