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Annabelle Swigert ‘22, center front, and Planned Parenthood Teen Council sport their new shirts.

Service Path Recognition Inspires Engagement, Focus, Dedication

Students respond to need in community
Shira Aronow, Staff Writer December 9, 2019

Community service takes many forms within Blake, whether that be in service oriented clubs, all school service days, or in the variety of service opportunities that members of the community participate...

Service from Legacy Day contribute to over 8 non-profit charities; students learn to give back to organizations across the Twin Cities through a series of speeches, activities, and group dialogues.

Leaving a legacy

Working together to make a difference in the community
Drew Rosenblum, Contributing Writer November 3, 2016

Legacy Day is the only day of the year where all three campuses of The Blake School including every grade (1 through 12), over 100 volunteers, and every single faculty member all get together and help...

Donors increase blood flow in the arm by squeezing or rolling a heated object.

A (blood) type of hero

Annual blood drive prompts students to save lives
Samantha Monahan and Arden Shannon December 3, 2015

Every two seconds someone is in need of a blood donation, according to Memorial Blood Centers (MBC). From premature infants and organ transplant receivers to cancer patients and accident survivors, there...

Staff Editorial: Different approach to service could spark lifelong commitment

Staff Editorial: Different approach to service could spark lifelong commitment

How engaging in service in a new way will create more benefits for individuals and organizations
Maxine Whitely, Editor-In-Chief March 19, 2015

The importance of service resounded in the community as advisories spent the second half of a Wednesday afternoon engaging in volunteer work. Some students took charge of the planning and helped find a...

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