Every vacation when he heads to the beach, Magnet teacher Robert Donaldson takes along a swimsuit, towel and one extra special item: a steak knife.
Blair's Instructional Leadership Team (ILT) invited 10 members of the school House of Representatives to a meeting during first period Friday to represent the student body in a discussion of student concerns.
The SGA-sponsored Winter Formal dance, originally scheduled for Feb. 16 and postponed until Feb. 23 because of inclement weather conditions, has been canceled. Refunds will be available through the SGA office.
Enough is enough.
New York's Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her candidacy for the 2008 Presidential elections on Jan. 20.
The blood drive held at Blair on Nov. 10 drew nearly 70 Blazers both willing and qualified to donate their blood, collecting over 60 pints on behalf of the American Red Cross.
President Bush announced at a White House press conference Wednesday morning that Donald Rumsfeld will step down from his position as Secretary of Defense and named former CIA chief Robert Gates as Rumsfeld's successor.
The football team's upcoming game against Blake is one of five featured games on Fox 5's "High School Game of the Week" contest. The game that gets the most votes in an open online poll will be broadcast on the Fox 5 news channel on Friday.
Six Blair seniors were selected as regional semifinalists in the annual Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology. Regional finalists will be announced on Oct. 30.
Even Blazers who agree IDs have a security benefit have to admit there are everyday inconveniences to the plastic cards. After all, they cost Blair money to create and replace, they are small and easy to lose, they get tangled in backpack straps and jewelry, and few students even understand their purpose. If Blair administration would like students to wear IDs, resorting to detention, suspension and other major punishments for intimidation is not the best way. The ID process should be convenient and fair to all students. While the current proposal's inclusion of two free temporary IDs is a good start, it has a long way to go before it will be fair.
Congratulations to Harvard and Princeton for finally recognizing the flaws of early notification applications.
Eight out of ten women will acquire the HPV infection by age 50, according to the CDC.