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  • Students Make Memories at Prom

    Posted May 24, 2017

    Blair seniors and juniors gathered on Sharpe House lawn in their finest attire on Tuesday afternoon to exchange corsages and boutonnieres and pose for photos before departing campus for prom.

  • Senior’s Design Comes to Life in the Maker Space

    Posted May 24, 2017

    When David Ryd ’17 decided to apply to design schools for college, he soon realized that he needed to assemble a portfolio in order to showcase his potential as a product designer.

  • Commencement Week Begins with Senior Prize Assembly

    Posted May 23, 2017

    The Blair community kicked off commencement week by recognizing the accomplishments of the class of 2017 at the May 22 Senior Prize Assembly.

  • Boys' Golf Wins Second-Consecutive MAPL Championship

    Posted May 22, 2017

    On May 16, the boys' varsity golf team won its second-consecutive Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) championship with a seven-shot victory over second-place Peddie in the annual MAPL tournament.

  • Girls’ Golf Team Wins 2017 MAPL & State Championships

    Posted May 22, 2017

    The girls’ golf team closed out the spring 2017 season by winning both the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) and New Jersey prep “A” state championships.

  • Sun Shines on Blair’s Day of Service

    Posted May 22, 2017

    Nearly 500 Blair students, teachers and staff members mobilized throughout the region on the bright and warm morning of May 19 to serve area nonprofits on the School’s fourth-annual Day of Service.

  • Watch Prize Assemblies, Baccalaureate & Graduation Live Online

    Posted May 22, 2017

    Commencement week is underway! Over the next several days, Blair’s seniors will be recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions to School life at a series of prize assemblies and ceremonies.

  • A Special Day at Blair: John C. Bogle ’47 Visits Campus

    Posted May 19, 2017

    The Blair community warmly welcomed Chairman Emeritus of the Blair Board of Trustees John C. Bogle ’47 on May 18, when he returned to his alma mater for a much-anticipated visit.

  • Watch Girls' Varsity Lacrosse Game Live Online on 5/20

    Posted May 19, 2017

    Tune in at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 20 to watch the girls' varsity lacrosse game against Kittatinny High School live online.

  • Ekrem Ayhan ’17 Named NJISAA Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year

    Posted May 18, 2017

    The New Jersey Independent School Athletic Association (NJISAA) named senior Ekrem Ayhan ’17 the state’s top independent-school male scholar-athlete for 2016-2017.

  • Seniors Start 'Last Lap at Blair' with Annual Speech Contest

    Posted May 18, 2017

    The best speakers from each section of Advanced Placement English language went head-to-head on May 15 in Blair’s annual Senior Public Speaking Contest.

  • 2017 ACTA Dedicated to Quinten Clarke ’87

    Posted May 17, 2017

    The class of 2017 dedicated its yearbook to history teacher and girls’ varsity basketball coach Quinten Clarke ’87, a Blair faculty member since 2001 who is beloved by a generation of students. ACTA editors Minjoo (Chloe) Kim ’17, Misa Elisabeth Kim ’17 and Yinuo (Chelsie) Xu ’17 made the announcement at School Meeting on May 15, thanking Mr. Clarke for his kindness, generosity and commitment to others and presenting him with the first yearbook.

  • Prospective Families Visit Blair for Spring Admission Preview

    Posted May 16, 2017

    On Saturday, May 20, Blair Academy held its Spring Admission Preview, an event designed to introduce prospective students and their families to the dynamic and welcoming Blair community.

  • Sophomores Address Variety of Needs Through Spring LEADS Projects

    Posted May 15, 2017

    Sophomores learned many ways to put leadership into action this spring as each 10th-grader tackled an individual service project as part of Blair LEADS, the School’s cross-curricular leadership education initiative.

  • Seniors Lead Annual Gratitude Chapel

    Posted May 12, 2017

    With just two weeks until graduation, seniors Nick Mosco ’17, Bobby Tanakulthon ’17 and Sade Johnson ’17 opened the School’s annual Gratitude Chapel by reflecting on the many people at Blair for whom they are thankful.

  • Blair Academy Players & Faculty Collaborate in Frankenstein 2029

    Posted May 11, 2017

    The Blair Academy Players will take the stage for a final time this year in the second-ever production of Frankenstein 2029, an immersive, multimedia and interdisciplinary theatrical experience with a central plot that pivots on that of Mary Shelley’s original Gothic science fiction novel. The show opens Thursday, May 18 at 7:00 p.m., and will loop twice nightly (the second loop begins around 8:15 p.m.).

  • Excitement Is Building for Blair’s CIC

    Posted May 10, 2017

    As the 2016-2017 school year draws to a close, construction of the Center for Innovation and Collaboration (CIC) continues on Blair’s hilltop this spring, and work will continue into the summer, in anticipation of the new building opening its doors in fall 2017.

  • Children & Families Enjoy Blair’s Family Fun Day

    Posted May 10, 2017

    The Blair community welcomed families of special-needs children to campus on May 7 for Family Fun Day, an event that for the past five years has provided an afternoon of games, activities and good old-fashioned fun.

  • Science Expo Teaches Critical Skills & Showcases Expertise of Blair’s Student Scientists

    Posted May 10, 2017

    More than 100 science students of all grade levels will share with the community their expertise on a given topic at the science department’s annual poster expo in Hardwick Hall’s performance gym on May 16.

  • Senior Wins Princeton Prize in Race Relations

    Posted May 9, 2017

    Emily Choi ’17 was one of 24 winners of the 2017 Princeton Prize in Race Relations, an award program sponsored by Princeton University that recognizes high school students nationwide who are committed to advancing the cause of race relations within their communities.

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