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Activities to Explore in Minneapolis during Spring

Breaking out of comfort zones can be hard, shown here are some activities to do in Minneapolis outside of many people's comfort zone.

Nadia Lee and Nora Fox

April 22, 2019

Although April and May can be a stressful time for students with the culmination of AP exams, finals, and end-of-year assignments, spring is a great time to take advantage of the warm weather outdoors and escape the pressures of schoolwork. From city parks and gardens to yoga and fitness classes, Mi...

Crazy Winter Still Slowing Spring Sports

Jack Prince, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

On a Saturday afternoon, the Girls’ Lacrosse team sprints between lines in the gym. Only a hundred yards away from their home turf, the team is unable to practice due to another year of huge snowfalls. In the Spring of 2018, most every sports team had their first two weeks of games either cancelled...

Cast, crew of Once on This Island provide insight on musical’s uniqueness

Cast, crew of Once on This Island provide insight on musical's uniqueness

Shira Aronow and Anna Johns

March 10, 2018

The Blake School musical Once on This Island opens Friday, March 9, and the cast and crew agree their hard work has come together to make a great show. Members of the cast have loved participating in this musical on and off the stage during rehearsal and speak to how it was as a commitment. Anika Hahn ‘2...

Leave the stress at home

Catch up on some sun and treat yo' self instead of focusing on to-do lists and skills quiz retakes.

Penelope Winton, Opinions Editor

March 20, 2016

Spring break is meant to be a time of relaxation: a time to set back the clocks in your brain before fourth quarter puts them into double time. So why is it that every time I lounge on the couch watching Netflix, or tan by the pool, I find myself pondering third quarter grades and how I did on my last...

An “ultimate” alternative


Hudson Dougan, Staff Writer

March 19, 2015

The frisbee. It conjures memories of playing fetch with your dog or having a toss in the park. To many, however, this national pastime is now a serious high school sport—Ultimate Frisbee. Ultimate isn’t a “new” sport, but it has seen a rise in popularity as students look for spring sports...

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