Shannon Sanders

Name: Shannon Sanders
Position: Page Editor
Graduation Year: 2003
Shannon is stumbling through life as a Magnet senior. She's an aspiring obstetrician, who hopes to live in NYC and somehow blend seamlessly into the masses of chicness after graduating from Columbia University. She's a sort-of member of Blair's Model UN club, takes dance lessons, volunteers at Holy Cross hospital weekly, and has taken piano for thirteen of her almost seventeen years.

Stories (7)

Should affirmative action be legal?

By Shannon Sanders | May 22, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Boy Meets World meets Blair Blvd

By Shannon Sanders | Feb. 13, 2003, midnight | In Print »

As a restless third grader, I couldn't wait to get to high school. High school, compared with my small world, embodied my vision of paradise: Teachers and students were intellectual equals, every kid had a lifelong best friend and sidekick, and casual conversation was peppered with witticisms ranging from mildly hilarious to downright side-splitting. It was where homework and other academic matters were an afterthought and where every Zack Morris was offset by a Screech Powers.

Hallway horseplay wreaks havoc

By Shannon Sanders | Nov. 8, 2002, midnight | In Print »

Silly String is everywhere at lunchtime on Oct 7: on the floors, on the walls and entangled in the ponytails of a gaggle of squealing girls. Uttering an expletive, a surprised boy dodges another squirt of the sticky stuff, and the crowd that has formed to watch the spectacle quickly scatters. Less than ten feet away, a game of freeze tag has begun, and from what I can see, the winner will be whoever is last to slip and fall on one of the gooey pink snakes on the floor. There is running, kicking, laughing and just about every other component of a typical kindergarten recess.

Should MCPS station police in Blair?

By Shannon Sanders | May 23, 2002, midnight | In Print »

"Chocolate chip in a sugar cookie"

By Shannon Sanders | Feb. 14, 2002, midnight | In Print »

Student spreads holiday cheer to area homeless

By Shannon Sanders | Dec. 20, 2001, midnight | In Print »

Blazers are flush-strated by bathrooms

By Shannon Sanders | Nov. 16, 2001, midnight | In Print »