The Spectrum

  • Blake hosts first cross country meet on Thursday, September 17. Go Bears! Fall Play will be announced on Friday at 4:00. What will the play be?

The modern study group

Jacob Pekachek ‘17, Anisa Hickey ‘16, and Cindy Quinn ‘17 participate in a Google Hangout, a video chat service common among students at the school.

Chapel Puckett, Managing Editor

December 3, 2015

You start to study for your math test when you realize that you completely forgot what function notation is. The numbers and letters on your page are gibberish, and it’s too late to email your teacher. What now? You can’t drive to your friend’s house this late, so you ask them to Skype with yo...

To sleep or to study?

Students studying into the early morning hours often fail to recognize the threat sleeplessness poses to their scores

Michael Feldkamp, Staff Writer

May 28, 2015

In the midst of finals week, many of us have started looking back at our old textbooks and notes from earlier in the year. It’s almost impossible to study enough for every subject you have, no matter what kind of person you are, if you only study during the daylight hours. So you have a choice. Eit...

Students increasingly depend on caffeine

Coffee and an academic planner, the dynamic duo of an organized student's busy life.

Isabel Hall, Features Editor

March 19, 2015

They’re everywhere: beverages that promise to keep you energized, revved and alert. Caffeine, whether it be the TAZO tea offered in the lunch room, the coffee maker next to it, or the vast variety of soda offered in the vending machines, is easily accessible at Blake and many Blake students have...

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