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

This infographic illustrates the differences between Nordic and Alpine skiing.

Nordic vs. Alpine Skiing: What’s The Difference?

Evie Chow, Staff Writer February 7, 2024

Nordic or Alpine? These two branches of skiing are both highly popular winter activities, but it brings up the age-old question. Which is better? Nordic skiing, also known as cross-country skiing, is...

Ski team seniors pose for their team pictures at Aamoth. Back: Phillip Mariano ‘23, Gaurav Haldar ‘23, William Connor ‘23, Oscar Walsh ‘23, AJ Khan ‘23, Tyler Girk ‘23, Alex Chiesa ‘23, Jackson Moon ‘23, Alex Ha ‘23, Carl Mariano ‘23, and Josh Smith ‘23. Front: Edinburgh, Lily Erlandson ‘23, and Kate Rekas ’23

Athletes Look Forward to Their Final Seasons as Bears

Rowan Wallin, Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2022

As the winter sports season begins, seniors reflect on their last season as a Blake Bear. Nico Valiente ‘23, a senior swimmer for the Bearstangs, is hopeful to “reconnect with the team.”  Valiente...

Nordic is flying high this season—photo credit: Mary Amis

Nordic skiing’s smashing success

Maxine Whitely, Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2015

     As snow began to fall, nordic skiers anxiously awaited an accumulation of good powder. At the Blake Middle School, practice was comprised of cold dryland and rollerblading. While this got the athletes...

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