• Speaker Shares Life Perspective & Advice at All-School Assembly

    Posted October 20, 2016

    Psychologist Dr. Mykee Fowlin tackled issues of inclusion, gender equity, stereotypes and more during an October 17 presentation titled “You Don’t Know Me until You Know Me” in Armstrong-Hipkins Center for the Arts. After introducing himself as a “fellow soldier with you on the path of life,” Dr. Fowlin used his considerable talent as a storyteller, actor and poet to share his perspective on how he sees the world.

  • Society of Skeptics Welcomes Kendrya Close of Foodshed Alliance

    Posted October 6, 2016
    Photo by Andrew Brooks '19

    With harvest season underway in northwest New Jersey, “Building a Resilient Local Food System” was the topic for discussion at the October 11 Society of Skeptics. Kendrya Close, executive director of the Blairstown-based nonprofit Foodshed Alliance, addressed the Blair community on the many benefits of shifting from our current industrialized, globalized food system to one that highlights locally grown and produced foods.

  • Blair’s Symphony Orchestra: Turning ‘Notes on a Page into Beautiful Art’

    Posted October 10, 2016

    With nearly 70 students participating this year, Blair’s Symphony Orchestra has grown by leaps and bounds in the last decade, and continues to become larger and more cohesive with each incoming class.

  • Head of School Shares Wisdom on Rebuilding after Disappointment

    Posted October 14, 2016

    Head of School Chris Fortunato began the school year at Convocation by encouraging students to be “builders rather than cynics” and to “look up more often than down.” Acknowledging that this is not always easy, he shared advice at Chapel on October 6 on remaining positive and “picking up the pieces” when faced with life’s inevitable disappointments. The key, he explained, is to find your team and allow others to help you rebuild.