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  • African Culture & Fascinating Scenery Highlight Trip to Rwanda

    Posted June 24, 2015

    Four Blair students gained an intimate view of the joys and challenges of life in Rwanda during a 12-day trip to the scenic African nation at the start of summer break. Chaperoned by science teacher Rob Merrifield and admission associate Caroline Wilson, the group was joined by Mr. Merrifield’s daughter, Becca Merrifield ’10, who is currently serving as a Princeton in Africa fellow at Rwamagana Lutheran School (RLS). Through activities including eco-tourism, service work, museum visits and even a meal with a Rwandan host family, Blair students experienced a culture that is significantly different from their own.

  • Alumni Return to Blair to Reminisce & Reconnect during Reunion Weekend

    Posted May 28, 2015

    Shortly after students pack their bags and depart for summer vacation, hundreds of alumni arrived on Blair’s campus ready to reconnect with old friends, reminisce about their school days, and enjoy a weekend jam-packed with programs and festivities.

  • Creative, Constructive Academic Projects Find a Home in Blair’s Maker Space

    Posted May 27, 2015

    This spring, students in Blair’s architecture, physics, environmental science, engineering and fine arts classes all had the opportunity to work on unique, hands-on projects in the School’s new maker space. Located in the former maintenance garage on Park Street, the maker space is an innovative laboratory/workshop where students and teachers can design, build and execute projects that require open, flexible work area. A medieval trebuchet, a hydroponic garden and a reverse-engineering lab were just a few of the projects that found a home in the maker space over the first semester of its operation.