On a chilly Saturday morning, Blazer alumni found themselves making their way to 313 Wayne Ave: the site of the 'old Blair,' which housed Blair for 63 years, from 1935 to 1998. The Blair graduates entered, looking around at the hallways that they had traversed in their teenage years.
Montgomery County Public Schools has made the switch from Styrofoam lunch trays to new recyclable ones, beginning this school year. The cardboard trays made their way to Blair during the week of September 15.
On Sept. 17, Blair graduate Jacob Lurie was among the 21 people named a 2014 MacArthur "Genius" Fellow. Lurie, along with the other fellows, will earn a stipend of $625,000 from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
This is not original reporting. All information has been compiled from the Washington Post, National Public Radio (NPR) and various news podcasts. Silver Chips Online posts this news summary to provide readers with a forum for discussion.
Monday, October 6 saw same-sex marriage's greatest stride since 2013, when the Supreme Court announced it would not hear appeals to lower court rulings, which effectively legalizes same-sex marriage in five new states.