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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Learning to Write a College Level Paper: Independent Study Teaches Critical Skills

    Posted May 8, 2017

    Three Blair seniors are getting an in-depth course in research and writing that will undoubtedly put them a step ahead of their peers when they get to college in just a few short months.

  • Top Student Filmmakers Recognized at Annual Film Festival

    Posted May 5, 2017

    Blair filmmakers screened their best works of the year at the School’s Annual Film Festival, held May 4 in Armstrong-Hipkins Center for the Arts’ DuBois Theatre.

  • Sophomores Exhibit Wit & Wisdom in 2017 Public Speaking Contest

    Posted May 5, 2017

    Ten sophomores took to the podium in Armstrong-Hipkins Center for the Arts’ DuBois Theatre on May 2 for the 2017 Sophomore Public Speaking Contest, an annual event that showcases the grade-level’s top speakers.

  • Players Present Shakespearean Comedy Much Ado About Nothing

    Posted May 4, 2017

    The Blair Academy Players will present one of William Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, Much Ado About Nothing, on May 11, 12 and 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert J. Evans Open Air Theatre.

  • Teacher & Students Participated in Local Climate March

    Posted May 2, 2017

    Veteran environmental science teacher Rob Merrifield and four Blair students took to the streets of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, on April 29 to demonstrate their concern about the effects of global warming on the planet and the world’s population.

  • Blair’s School Store Holds Textbook Buyback & Rental Check-In Event

    Posted May 1, 2017

    As the 2016-2017 academic year draws to a close, Blair’s School Store has scheduled two days for students to return rentals and resell their textbooks before leaving campus for summer break.

  • Annual Romano Gallery Exhibition Showcases Student Artistry

    Posted April 26, 2017

    In the final Romano Gallery showcase of the school year, Blair’s fine artists share with the community all they have learned and created since the fall. From April 27 to May 23, original student works ranging from photography and film, to paintings and drawings, to graphic design, 3D pieces and more will be on display in the Gallery.

  • Blair Musicians Share ‘Gifts & Passions’ at Spring Concert

    Posted April 24, 2017

    Members of Blair’s Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Singers, Chamber Choir, Men’s Choir and Women’s Ensemble showcased how much they have learned this academic year at April 27’s Spring Concert, a two-hour show that featured an eclectic repertoire and combined performances that no doubt left the student and faculty audience impressed and eager to hear more.

  • Department of Justice Attorney Focused on U.S. Immigration System at Society of Skeptics

    Posted April 20, 2017

    At the final Society of Skeptics lecture of the year, United States Department of Justice (DOJ) attorney John Inkeles ’93 discussed the complexity and scope of the U.S. immigration system.

  • Blair Holds 11th Annual Spring College Fair

    Posted April 14, 2017

    Representatives from more than 80 colleges and universities are expected at Blair’s 11th annual Spring College Fair, to be held on Wednesday and Thursday, April 19 and 20, in Hardwick Hall’s field house.

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