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Teachers Work Climate Change Conversations into Classes

Teachers Work Climate Change Conversations into Classes

Depth varies, but conversations prevail due to general acceptance, concern
Noor Naseer , News Editor December 9, 2019

Climate change is a constant topic of conversation ringing through the halls, but these conversations take many different forms. According to science teacher Will Bohrnsen, in freshman biology,...

Coaches Cherish Connections with Student-Athletes

Coaches Cherish Connections with Student-Athletes

Teachers who coach get to know students better outside of school
Robert Grace, Contributing Writer November 6, 2019

Within our community, there are about 12 teachers and faculty members that currently coach a sports team for Blake, not including former coaches. Therefore, it is imperative that they balance both their...

Connecting teachers with their college athletic careers

Connecting teachers with their college athletic careers

Daniel Lesov, News Page Editor February 7, 2018

Mr. Batiste attended Colby college in Maine and played football. Mr Batiste was one of the best defensive players for the team in the late 2000s. Mr Batiste has translated his playing to Blake as he is...

Teachers approach finals differently

Not every class needs a blanket exam
Erin Wordelman, Staff writer April 28, 2016

You wake up and realize that you have a week full of exams ahead of you, and the stress starts to kick in. All of your study guides are 10 pages long; the thought of mastering that material is daunting....

Jonathan Osters and Chris Robinson have developed a new style of teaching that involves making students fail, then having them learn from their failures

Jonathan Osters and Chris Robinson Pioneer Experience-First Math

Teachers' New "Learn by Failure" Approach to Teaching Math
Deniz Ercan-Fang, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2016

Everyone has had a test, quiz or project where they understood absolutely nothing on it. Ranging from English essays and social studies presentations to science labs and math tests, nobody can say that...

The newly renovated library is the home base for the school's tech staff

Becoming tech warriors

The library staff tells all
Anneliese Moore, Managing Editor December 11, 2015

Especially for ninth and tenth graders, getting to know the teachers outside of the six or seven classes you meet with four times a week can be difficult. However, many of these teachers who you might...

New Teacher Profiles

Emily Moore '13, Page Editor September 27, 2011

Students may be surprised to see some unfamiliar faces around school this year. Here's a little more information about some of Blake's new teachers. Ms. Wogstad may be new to Blake, but she is certainly...

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