Teacher Feature

Time well spent

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Oct. 15, 2018, 8:14 a.m.

A retiring staff member looks back at her time at Blair


After 19 years, Leigh Tinsley returns to Blair

By Emmy Song | Sept. 27, 2018, 6:27 p.m.

"When you teach writing, you get to see kids grow and come into their own voices, and there's something really validating about that. They are going to fight for what they believe in and I love giving them the tools to be able to do that in the world."


Davina Ramos arrives at Blair, the intersection of cultural crossroads

By Emmy Song | Sept. 27, 2018, 6:11 p.m.

"As a bilingual and bicultural teen, there were times that I felt that I didn’t fit in. It was as if I had one foot in each country."


A Lively performance

By Eric Feigen | Nov. 30, 2017, 8:01 a.m.

Engaging high students is one of a teacher's greatest challenges. Robin Lively, the latest addition to the Blair math department, uses acrobatics as way to motivate her class and foster good study habits in and out of school. If all of her students receive a least C on a major assignment, Lively performs a cartwheel as a reward for the class' hard work.


Woodward, Marta

By Abir Muhuri | March 15, 2015, 11:03 a.m.

Marta Woodward is sure to brighten up your day. She has an infectious smile and wears colorful headbands. Whether teaching biology, singing for her choir or simply being herself, Marta Woodward keeps with her a treasure chest of wisdom and diversity.