Tucked away in a classroom in a far corner of the building, with colorful posters lining the walls and shelves stocked with games, toys and stuffed animals is Blair's Child Development class. For nine three- and four-year-olds from the surrounding community, this is preschool.
BLISS assigns upperclassmen tutors with younger and lower level classes, giving academic assistance to students and an extra hand to teachers. But BLISS accomplishes much more than an academic mission.
After keeping her winnings a secret for four-and-a-half months, Manchester was finally able to reveal her ecstatic moment when the show aired on September 17. Friends and family, hundreds of current and past students and millions of Wheel of Fortune viewers were struck with amazement.
Some are returning teachers, some are Blair alumni and some are stepping into Blazer territory for the first time. Here is a quick roundup of the new teachers at Blair.
Far from being sleepy or lethargic, Yu dives into the pool every day with the same goal: to perform better than she did yesterday.