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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

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...

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

Service Path Recognition Inspires Engagement, Focus, Dedication

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...

Grace Griffin ‘21 participates in a Hunter/Jumper Horse Show in Parker, Colorado.

Pets Decrease Stress Despite Added Responsibility

Anna Johns, Staff Writer December 9, 2019

Pets have a very large presence in students’ lives, occupying their free time and increasing their responsibility. Not only that, but many students agree that their pets have become valued members...

As fall quickly starts to feel like winter, students look forward to the approaching Thanksgiving holiday.

Excitement, Anticipation Brews for Upcoming Thanksgiving Break, Holiday

Shira Aronow, Staff Writer November 9, 2019

Thanksgiving means something different to many members of the student body. And, the homework-free weekend is experienced in a variety of ways as well. A time to celebrate with old and new traditions,...

Students share their evening schedules.

Students Participate in Broad Range of Activities After School

Lachen Reid, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

Different endeavors that take place after school comprise students' evening hours.

Lilian Anderson ‘20: Theater

Lilian Anderson ‘20: Theater

Lachen Reid, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

Lilian Anderson '20 is part of the fall play, titled The Dining Room. She has rehearsal for a couple hours per day currently, and the two weeks prior to the play she has rehearsal for two and a half hours....

Students Dont Universally Celebrate Halloween Traditions

Students Don’t Universally Celebrate Halloween Traditions

Catherine Barry, Sports Editor October 14, 2019

Many students believe Halloween to be a holiday that you celebrate when you are younger by going out with your friends, getting dressed up in a costume, and going trick or treating.  Yet as people...

The 2019 caucus that Blake student will attend is in Iowa. Pictured above is the Capital building in Iowa.

Students Engage in Upcoming Election, Campaigns

Ale Perri, Contributing Writer October 14, 2019

Regardless of how students get involved in the election, they see importance in being knowledgeable about politics. Rosa Gerdts ‘20 states, “The outcome of politics to- day truly does affect...

Rwanda Travel Inspires

Rwanda Travel Inspires

Chad Woerner, Contributing Writer September 21, 2019

This summer, as part of the Global Immersion Program, an organization at Blake that oversees educational opportunities around the world, thirteen Blake students and three teacher chaperones traveled to...

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