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Living in a tiger's den

By Shifra Dayak | March 31, 2019, 12:25 p.m. | In Features »

The complexities of having a tiger parent


Pregnant at Blair: Tamera's Story

By Audrey Haverland | March 28, 2019, 1:53 p.m. | In Features »

Part one of "Pregnant At Blair" explores Tamera's life, as she balances school, work, and the needs of her son, Tobias.


Blair celebrates Women's History Month

By Shifra Dayak | March 10, 2019, 3:12 p.m. | In Features »

A guide to class and club-sponsored activities


Blair alum to become first woman director of National Gallery of Art

By Shifra Dayak | March 10, 2019, 3:06 p.m. | In Features »

Kaywin Feldman will begin the job after a long history of museum leadership


Re-branding Blair's academies

By Jasmine Ali | March 7, 2019, 1:31 p.m. | In Features »

The administration informs students about the benefits of academies


Gallery: Sankofa 2019

By Catherine Lo | Feb. 23, 2019, 2:55 p.m. | In Lifestyle »

Blair celebrates African-American History Month with the annual production of Sankofa and theme of New Orleans.


Blair junior launches campaign for SMOB

By Sophia Lucarelli Emmy Song | Feb. 13, 2019, 2:12 p.m. | In Features »

Adiba Chowdhury represents diversity among students


Gallery: Magnet Arts Night 2019

By Catherine Lo | Feb. 1, 2019, 6:11 p.m. | In Lifestyle »

Students displayed their artistic talent at the annual Magnet Arts Night, featuring performances, visual art pieces, and the traditional Senior Act.


Blazers earn extra cash and life experience in Takoma Park businesses

By Sophia Lucarelli | Jan. 25, 2019, 12:29 a.m. | In Features »

I follow three Blazers as they describe their experiences in local restaurants


Intramural soccer continues to grow at Blair

By Alex Russ | Jan. 15, 2019, 10:06 a.m. | In Features »

A wide variety of students joined intramural soccer in its second year at Blair


Diving into the holiday season

By Shifra Dayak | Dec. 28, 2018, 8:24 p.m. | In Features »

Blazer traditions and favorites during the winter months


New year, new resolYOUtions

By Emmy Song | Dec. 22, 2018, 2:59 p.m. | In Features »

How Blazers met their 2018 New Year's resolutions


Gallery: The glamours of Glenstone: Gallery

By Audrey Haverland Leo Blain | Dec. 2, 2018, 10:45 p.m. | In Features »

A glimpse into the artistic works at Glenstone Museum’s newly completed expansion


The glamors of Glenstone

By Arthi Thyagarajan | Dec. 2, 2018, 10:16 p.m. | In Features »

A glimpse into the artistic works at Glenstone Museum’s newly completed expansion


Leading the way with an epee

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


From Vietnam to ESOL to Honors English

By Alex Russ | Oct. 28, 2018, 11:10 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Long Lam immigrated from Vietnam and had to adjust to school in the United States


Q&A with Claudia Canales

By Sam Kulp | Oct. 15, 2018, 8:46 p.m. | In Features »

Canales, the Latino Community Liaison for Montgomery County


The Kennedy Center's star

By Absa Fall | Oct. 15, 2018, 8:19 a.m. | In Blair Connection »

Valentina Simon performed the Nutcracker Ballet


Time well spent

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

A retiring staff member looks back at her time at Blair


Hispanic Heritage Month heralds unity and pride in Hispanic Blazers

By Emmy Song | Oct. 10, 2018, 8:46 a.m. | In Features »

Blazers celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month


Passion, purpose and acceptance

By Reethi Padmanabhan | Oct. 10, 2018, 8:34 a.m. | In Blair Connection »

"I always tell people; be yourself. Anything else is uncivilized."


On perseverance and strength

By Sam Kulp | Sept. 27, 2018, 7:26 p.m. | In Blair Connection »

Medhanit Desta is the only girl on the JV football team but doesn't let that phase her


After 19 years, Leigh Tinsley returns to Blair

By Emmy Song | Sept. 27, 2018, 6:27 p.m. | In Teacher Feature »

"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. | In Teacher Feature »

"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."


Dear Mom

By Neva Taylor | May 13, 2018, 12:09 p.m. | In Lifestyle »

It is that time of year again! The time of year when you have a whole day dedicated exclusively to you. Today is Mother's Day, and oh are we here for it. We have so much to say to you and only one letter to say it all in. But if you'll read nothing else but this opening paragraph, please know that we love you, and we thank you for your never-ending care and support.

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