The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Students of the swim school pose in the water. Each lesson lasts for 30 minutes at Blakes Hopkins campus.

Swimming Strikes Unique Community Service

Ainsley Pflaum, Staff Writer June 14, 2022

Blake’s adult swimming lessons program started this spring with the mission of teaching all families, faculty, and staff to be comfortable in the water. Spearheaded by Tom Moore, father of Charlie Moore...

Wyatt Dayhoff ‘22 and Liao getting ready for the 200 IM at section prelims. Liao finished 3rd at section finals with a time of 1:58.71 seconds which qualified for state!

Bearstangs Ranks #2 in the Nation

Amelia Bush, Arts and Culture Editor March 10, 2022

Bearstangs crushed it at class A state with 495.5 points. The team is ranked second in the nation with six seniors and two Olympic trial swimmers on their team. The team dynamic is supportive and encouraging...

Girls’ Swim & Dive Team Swims on Despite New Restrictions

Girls’ Swim & Dive Team Swims on Despite New Restrictions

Amelia Bush, Contributing Writer October 1, 2020

Like many other sports this year, Blake Girls' Swim and Dive has had to make many adjustments and sacrifices in order to have a season. The team has been split into two different groups that practice during...

Bearstangs Win State Tournament

Bearstangs Win State Tournament

Anisa Thompson, Staff Writer March 4, 2020

Following outstanding performances and receiving the first place title at the 2020 Minnesota State High School League Boys Section 2A Swim & Dive Championships, the BreckBlake Boys’ Swim and Dive...

photo credit: John Stafford—You can see more images from the swimming season at John Stafford, stafford3.smugmug.com/

Bearstangs Look to Finish the Season Strong

Lucy Nelson, Arts and Cultures Editor March 10, 2015

The Bearstangs swim team is starting to resemble a juggernaut. The swimmers have only lost to Minnetonka and St. Thomas Academy thus far and are preparing to compete for first at the State meet. “It’ll...

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