Shifra Dayak


Name: Shifra Dayak
Position: Staff Writer
Graduation Year: 2020
Hi! I'm Shifra and I'm a junior. In addition to SCO, I'm also involved in debate and theatre at Blair. In my free time, you can find me playing the ukulele or piano, listening to music, watching Netflix, or coloring. I love dogs, warm weather, traveling, and anything chocolate.


Stories (9)


Blair students make onigiri for a cause

By Shifra Dayak | Dec. 1, 2018, 9:22 p.m. | In Local »

Japanese teacher Yoko Zoll hosted an event as part of Onigiri Action

A frontrunner with a foil

By Shifra Dayak | Nov. 22, 2018, 12:54 a.m. | In Blair Connection »

Fencer Justin Haddad uses his years of fencing experience to create positive change

Political Statistics class creates a midterm election model

By Shifra Dayak | Nov. 12, 2018, 10:09 a.m. | In Local »

Seniors predict the outcome of Congressional races with a statistical model

Principal removes three-day limit on college visit days

By Shifra Dayak | Oct. 3, 2018, 8:08 a.m. | In Local »

All students can now receive excused absences for more than three visits

Blair honors National Merit semi-finalists

By Shifra Dayak | Sept. 28, 2018, 9:03 p.m. | In Local »

Forty-two students were recognized in a ceremony on Sept. 25

Blair's first floor lockers removed

By Shifra Dayak | Sept. 25, 2018, 12:14 a.m. | In Local »

The space is now used for new lunch tables

The Board of Education approves a resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month

By Shifra Dayak | Sept. 24, 2018, 9:43 p.m. | In Local »

Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 marks the month-long celebration in MCPS

Dear teachers, stop sucking the fun out of summer

By Shifra Dayak | Sept. 3, 2018, 8:29 p.m. | In Opinions »

Summer reading assignments should cater to all students' strengths and interests

A Meg(a) Disappointment

By Shifra Dayak | Sept. 3, 2018, 8:08 p.m. | In Movies »

The flick is too predictable and cliched to hold audiences' attention