The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Over Sept. 11-13, all four grades went on retreats.  Freshmen did team-building activities at school, sophmores walked downtown Minneapolis, juniors went to the Como Zoo, and seniors drove out to YMCA Camp St.Croix.

Retreats Return in Full Force, Receive Positive Response

Emily Rotenberg October 9, 2021

     After a year of hybrid and online learning, our community is back and ready to revive the numerous traditions lost throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. In a typical school year, students participate...

In lieu of Legacy Day, bins have been placed at the West and East door to collect supplies.

Lower School Vaccine Rates Delay Legacy Day

Charlotte Opp, News Editor October 9, 2021

     After not having Legacy Day for the last year, due to Covid, students and faculty are ready to get the community back together. As Sarah Shah ‘25 says, “I was really looking forward to Legacy...

The Junior Lounge after the 2019 Senior Prank, a longstanding tradition often contested by faculty.

Changing Traditions Emphasize Transient Community

Emma Martinez Sutton , Managing Editor September 21, 2019

“Human beings crave an understanding of where we come from and I think that’s the benefit and power of tradition... [it’s] the way in which we reconnect with the past,” explains English teacher...

Seniors from the Class of 2020 work in the Senior Lounge, a longstanding tradition.

Traditions Create Identity, Strong Communities

Maggie Seidel, Student Life Editor September 21, 2019

Many institutions value tradition’s communal aspects and properties that interweave with both daily and habitual activities as well as special moments, Blake being no exception. Traditions, at the core,...

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