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  • 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.

  • Welcome to the Alumni Ranks, Class of 2015!

    Posted May 25, 2015

    In a ceremony that is filled with poignant moments, one of the most special at every Blair commencement is the presentation of the class flag. Each year, a member of the 50th reunion class hands a banner emblazoned with the graduating class’s year to a representative of that class, a gesture that serves to welcome the new graduates to the School’s alumni ranks. At this year’s commencement, the beloved tradition continued when long-serving Class Representative and former Trustee Don Jay Smith ’65 presented the Class of 2015 flag to Batouly Camara ’15.

  • Underclassmen Recognized for Achievements in 2014-2015

    Posted May 26, 2015

    To close the 2014-2015 school year, Blair’s freshmen, sophomores and juniors gathered one last time in Armstrong-Hipkins Center for the Arts’ DuBois Theatre to celebrate the academic achievements of their peers.