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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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All photos submitted by Lipham. Graphics based off of photos submitted.

Travel Through Chloe Lipham’s Style

Sonia Lerner, Staff Writer December 7, 2022

Besides traveling, Chloe Lipham ‘23 also takes great interest in fashion. Her travels have allowed her to “gain inspiration from styles from all over the world.” Lipham looks at styles that’s trending...

No Halftime for Sally Countryman

No Halftime for Sally Countryman

Allyson Jay, In-Depth Editor November 6, 2022

The rumble of the fans from the sidelines fills the air. The blistering sun beats down on braided hair and sweaty jerseys. Cleats sprint over grass, sticks collide, and a single yellow ball hits the ground....

The red antique car has been taken apart for parts to use on the new car.

Seniors Construct Kit Car

Sofia Perlman, Sci-Tech Editor September 29, 2022

Last spring, Charlie Weyerhaeuser ‘23, Gunnar Johnson ‘23, and Harrison Oxford ‘23 decided to take on a colossal project: building a car. Using a kit containing the frame for the car, and some parts...

The band practices after their concert

Current Band Curriculum

Rowan Wallin, Managing Editor June 1, 2022

For the last three weeks of school, the band has been rehearsing an ensemble of songs which they will perform at commencement on Jun. 9 in the Blake Ice Arena. Josh Smith ‘23, a trumpeter, states, “We...

The classic and iconic necklace that is a common accessory among Gen-Z.

Vivienne Westwood: Face Behind Trendy, Iconic Pearl, Gold Necklace

Eva Stegic, Columnist June 1, 2022

     Vivienne Westwood, known to Gen Z as the woman who created the viral micro trend pearl necklaces, was a fashion designer ranging from the early 70s to the present, with her influence spanning over...

Security guard Rio Hansen as well as Head of Security Gene Paulauskas have bikes that they frequently ride to school

Motorcycles Inspire Debate: Safety, Pros, Cons

Erik Norberg, Calvin Bredesen, Contributing Writers June 1, 2022

Recently, some students have begun to ride their motorcycles to school, upending the former ideas surrounding necessary transportation. With gas prices soaring students have begun to question if driving...

This accessory is cheap, but still good quality

Humble Watches Tell Same Time as Flashy Watches

Eva Stegic, Columnist June 1, 2022

      Watches have always been a staple piece in a wardrobe, but over the years they have changed with popularity. The invention of digital watches and watches with screens (i.e. an Apple Watch) have...

Justin Krelitz 23 was elected as new years Student Body President

Forum Elections Foment Questions, Interest

Oscar Walsh, Staff Writer & Photographer June 1, 2022

Last week’s elections for student body president and Forum, marred by questions of insufficient notice and publicity, have raised interest in the process of nominating and becoming a candidate.  The...

Plethora of Precautions Recommended as Omicron Cases Rise

Max Yousha, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

With the Omicron COVID-19 variant on a high rise recently, it is more important than ever to take necessary precautions to stay safe. The aforementioned variant has greatly impacted the Blake School...

The Makerspace was expanded to fit both study rooms as opposed to the previous one.

Makerspace Unveiled in Library

Mackenzie Higgins, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

As part of a growing movement across schools in the U.S., Blake has recently put in a Makerspace in the library, providing students with space to work on physical projects. Nat Gilsdorf, the Upper School's...

Rishabh Balachandran 23 gives presentation on Microsoft.

Blake Asset Management Club Gains Popularity

Ainsley Pflaum, Staff Writer February 2, 2022

“I don’t really feel like going broke when I grow up; I want to be financially independent,” says Tia Gnanapragasam ‘25. She is a member of the Blake Asset Management Club (BAM), which teaches...

Xbox Home screen

Connecting in Quarantine

Jack Richardson, Student Life Editor April 2, 2020

With the outbreak of COVID-19 sweeping the globe, many students and their families were forced to either cancel or postpone trips. Instead of finding themselves on the beach or the slopes, students are...

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