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Meet the faces of next year's officers for SGA. Courtesy of Flickr
Meet the faces of next year's officers for SGA.

Meet the new Blair SGA

Pep rallies, the blood drive, fundraisers and dances donít run themselves. Officers in the student government association (SGA) strive to ensure that students have the best possible high school experience possible. But who are the new faces behind the SGA?

What's trending at Blair?

Although selfies, dance trends, rants, cute pets, and more selfies are the usual content that flood our Twitter feeds, social justice movements have also begun to dominate.

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Getting to know you

It's senior year, and students have to figure out what they're doing after they graduate. Some students look around for jobs or apprenticeships, but for most students, their time will be spent going through the arduous college application process. Students are applying to the schools of their dreams and are putting every aspect of their life out there for complete strangers to read.

A Musical Balancing Act

It's one thing to have a job to make money, but often it's all too easy to get stuck in a routine and forget to be creative. "I think it's important that when people get older that they don't give up their artistic interests. Even though I'm 49, I don't think it's silly that I'm trying to play in rock and roll bands," Mayo says. Mayo is one of several teachers at Blair who have found a way to balance teaching and music.

I don't want to talk about it

The biggest issue with commonly accepted depression statistics is that our current definition of depression itself tends to write off symptoms more prevalent in males, leaving unaccounted the societal trends that make men less likely to seek help or admit to having a mental disorder.

Blair's Trump train

Polls show that Trump's support among younger Americans is far from robust. At Blair, public opinion skews against Trump, but there is a sizable minority that support him.

A passion for Shakespeare

It is her passion for Shakespeare and acting that has carried junior Ronee Goldman to the final round of the English Speaking Union (ESU) National Shakespeare Competition.
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"I like to travel with teens because I like to watch them see the world for the first time" - Anne Cullen