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The boys' basketball team will turn to rising seniors such as Max Burke for success next season. Ben Lickerman
The boys' basketball team will turn to rising seniors such as Max Burke for success next season.

Blair athletics take a leap in the right direction

There's a culture shift underway at Blair, and it's changing the student body for the better. The school year has officially ended, and there are definitely some fond athletic memories in every Blazer's mind.

Complexities in the making of "Complex People"

Dr. Daryl Howard is not only a counselor at Blair, he's a published author. In his new book "Complex People: Insights at the Intersection of Black Culture and American Social Life" he tackles various intricate aspects of contemporary black culture and gender in a series of essays.

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Seeing the world through WWOOF

seeing a country as a tourist very often only scratches the surface of what's really there. It can be hard is to truly become immersed in the culture, but through World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF), that's exactly what chemistry teacher Elizabeth Levien and Blair graduate ('07) Brendan Chareoncharuktun did.

Words ringing in your ears

In a community like Blair, one that prides itself on tolerance, how do Blazers relate to the words coming in through their headphones?

A change of pace

As a student, it's surprising to think teachers do anything outside of school other than grade and write lesson plans. There are, however, many Blazer teachers with unique and interesting hobbies, and we've highlighted a few below.

In memoriam: Milton Roth

The Blair community is mourning the loss of Milton Roth, who recently passed away unexpectedly. Roth, who taught calculus at Blair for over 40 years, brought time, effort and genuine love to work every day, and the suddenness of his loss has been felt by many.

The black sheep

Magnet programs around the country have received criticism from students, parents and their communities for their lack of diversity. Blair's two accelerated programs, the Math, Science and Computer Science Magnet and the Communication Arts Program (CAP), are no exception.
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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