Admissions Bulletin – October 2011
Welcome to Blake
We're looking forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming admission events. The first events of the admission season will be held on November 5th and 12th, and we invite your family to explore our campuses on one or both days. Administrators, current parents, students and faculty will be present to discuss school life, curriculum and activities.
Your Personal Campus Tour Waits!
The best way to get to know Blake is to visit us. The Admission Office would love to arrange your next visit to Blake. Please call us at (952) 988-3420 and we’ll be happy to arrange your personal campus tour.
Blake Tops State National Merit Chart Again
For the third year in a row, Blake is proud to announce that the school has the highest per capita number (highest percentage of the senior class) of national merit semi-finalists of any school in the state. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation grants semifinalist status based on junior-year PSAT scores. Congratulations to the 11 members of Blake’s senior class who have just been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists and will now advance in the competition!
Eula Biss to Visit Blake
Join us for an evening with author Eula Biss when she speaks at The Blake School on Tuesday, Nov. 1. The event, which will be held on Blake’s Northrop campus in Minneapolis, is free and open to the public. Biss, whose second book, “Notes from No Man’s Land: American Essays,” received the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism, will read from her essays and take audience questions.
Blake Students Stand Up and Speak Out Against Bullying
Blake's Upper School Justice League hosted “Stand Up, Speak Out” on Tuesday, Oct. 11. With more than 150 students and adults in attendance - from Blake as well as other metro area schools - this inaugural "by students, for students" event was a huge success. Read more about the efforts on MPR here.
Blake Bears in the News
Several Blake athletic teams are moving into state competition. See what's happening in Blake Athletics by clicking here.