News

News

  • Athletics, Fitness & Health Merge in Biomechanics

    Posted December 8, 2016

    How can science help athletes understand and improve their performance? Fifteen juniors and seniors are discovering the answer to this question in biomechanics, a new, yearlong elective taught by science teacher Joseph Wagner. The course delves into kinesiology, biochemistry, nutrition and other disciplines, helping students understand the scientific principles behind optimal fitness and training, and teaching them to apply this information to their athletic pursuits and overall health.

  • Students Experience World-Class Art in New York City

    Posted December 7, 2016

    Fifty Blair fine art students gained a firsthand look at world-class works of art as they toured several iconic New York City museums on December 1. Groups of sophomores, juniors and seniors visited the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Arts and Design, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the experience gave students much to consider for their own work as they viewed some of the finest paintings, drawings and sculpture in the world.

  • Varsity Basketball Wins 9th Annual Coaches versus Cancer Event

    Posted December 7, 2016
    Photo by Anh Nguyen '18

    Blair’s boys’ varsity basketball team defeated Top Flight Academy from Ottawa, Canada, 74-41 at its ninth annual Coaches vs. Cancer event on Saturday, December 3. The game, which put Blair’s season record at 4-1, raised $1,150 to benefit the fight against cancer.

  • Faculty Panel Addresses Alums at DC ‘Skeptics on the Road’ Event

    Posted December 6, 2016

    Nearly 50 Blair alumni and parents gathered at The Metropolitan Club in Washington, D.C., for a panel discussion and cocktail reception on December 1. The faculty talked about what excites them about working at Blair and shared stories of their favorite teaching moments. Attendees enjoyed the opportunity to learn more about the School, as well as converse with their former teachers and fellow alums.