The Spectrum

New courses dig deep

New courses dig deep

Minjae Lee, Fashion Editor

March 18, 2016

Let’s face it. Playing three varsity sports and taking six advanced placement courses is a common struggle students deal with on a daily basis.  So, by the time students receive course catalogs for a new academic year, registering for courses doesn’t always sound pleasant or invoke enthusiasm. Karen Ph...

Letter to the Writers: Randy Roberts responds to recent piece about current events in Blake’s curriculum

Randy Roberts, Blake Social Studies Teacher

June 1, 2013

Hi Annelise and Brianna, Thanks for your recent opinion column in The Spectrum (titled "Changing world necessitates dedicated current events class" in the 29 May issue). I enthusiastically endorse and commend your efforts to publicly promote a better understanding of current issues and the need for Bl...

Changing world necessitates dedicated current events class

Changing world necessitates dedicated current events class

Annelise Ellingboe and Brianna Pomonis, Contributing Writers

June 1, 2013

As up and coming sophomores, the idea of repeating another American History class isn’t the most exciting concept we’ve heard. We're not slamming the great history of ‘Murica, and by no means are we saying it’s not important to learn our country’s history, but we would like to see a social...

The student news site of the Blake Upper School
social studies