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The secret life of Blair handball

The varsity handball program in Montgomery County is probably one of the most welcoming sports programs in the county, since it is both co-ed and intramural. Blair's handball team is also one of the most successful teams in the school, with an outstanding record for all three years of its existence.

The Hijabistas of Blair

She ponders, looks up and says, "Being a teenager in the 21st century, I see the hijab as canvas to be doing whatever I want with it."

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The greatest editor of his day

On Oct. 21, the journalistic and political world mourned the death of one of its giants. Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee served as the Washington Post's Editor-in-Chief during the Watergate scandal.

Oscar de la Renta: his legacy in fashion design lives on

October 20th saw the passing of a major cultural fashion icon and incredible human being.

No desk is an island

Though there is often a thunderstorm of work and activity in the Main Office, there never ceases to be a warm smile and helpful face awaiting any visitor. It doesn’t come from having an easy job but rather from the constant knowledge that all the staff members in the office are always there to support each other.

Real life superpowers

Ask anyone to choose a superpower, and more often than not the answer will be the ability to fly. While growing wings is sadly not an option, a few Blazers have found another way of soaring through the air

Poetry deserves an A+

There is a lack of poetry instruction in current curricula and a widespread distaste for it from students. However, schools can and should work to increase and improve poetry instruction and eliminate that ever-present groan.
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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