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While most of Blair’s students and faculty are enjoying time off before the start of the 2021-22 school year, a group came together over the summer holiday for a series of unique learning opportunities.
Born on October 10 at 10 a.m. and weighing 10 pounds, former Blair Buc Michael Tobey has spent his entire basketball career, from high school to professional leagues, wearing the number 10 on his jersey. Now that he has secured a spot in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, Michael may have just found his new lucky number: 2021.
On Friday, June 11, 2021, Blair celebrated the transformation of Steckel House into a new, two-family faculty residence with an open house and dedication ceremony.
Welcome to the newest corner of Blair, the meditation garden, named in honor of longtime member of the Blair community, Sharon Maguire-Merrifield. Ms. Merrifield, the proud mother of Rebecca ’10 and Graham ’14, came to Blair in 1986 and worked in a number of roles, including as a member of the admission and advancement teams, a language and LEADS teacher and basketball coach.
The all-school read provides the entire Blair community, from students to faculty and staff, an opportunity to engage with a single work of literature. The tradition, started in 2017, offers students the chance to interact with up-and-coming authors and thinkers, and it allows the entire community to have a collective conversation about important issues.
Reading is an essential component of a well-rounded Blair education, and the summer is no exception. All Blair students are expected to read a minimum of five fiction or nonfiction books over the summer, and they are urged to wade into even more.
When Far Hills Country Day School student Cayden Walton opened his acceptance package to Blair Academy and saw that he had been awarded the Blair Academy Far Hills Endowed Scholarship Prize, he felt elated.
Blair’s freshman, sophomore and junior classes came together on May 27 on Marcial Field to celebrate students’ accomplishments at the Underclass Prize Assembly.
On the morning of May 25, as the sun settled on the shining faces of Blair’s class of 2021, it became clear that this year’s graduation brought an extra sweetness. “Had I known I’d be standing here, addressing you as Head of School back when we were sending many of you your acceptance letters in March 2017,” said Head of School Peter Curran, “I might have focused...on some of the challenges you would face over your high school career and the self-awareness, empathy, emotional intelligence and resilience you would develop as you navigated what lay ahead.”
The Blair Bulletin is mailed to Blair alumni, parents and supporters every spring and fall.
Each issue of the magazine informs readers of campus happenings through the Head of School column, alumni profiles, feature articles and regular sections. "Class Notes" includes alumni updates by class; this section is available in the printed editions of the Bulletin and on the password-protected "alumni" section of this website.
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- Blair Bulletin 2021
- Blair Bulletin 2020
- Blair Bulletin 2019
- Blair Bulletin 2018
- Blair Bulletin 2017
- Blair Bulletin 2016
- Blair Bulletin 2015
- Blair Bulletin 2014
- Blair Bulletin 2013
- Blair Bulletin 2012
- Blair Bulletin 2011
- Blair Bulletin 2010
- Blair Bulletin 2009
- Blair Bulletin 2008
- Blair Bulletin 2007
The Blair Review is an annual compilation of essays written by members of the Blair community, and co-edited by former history teacher Martin Miller, PhD, and Director of Timken Library Ann Williams.
Below is a PDF archive of the Blair Review since 2010. The files are quite large and may take some time to download. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them.
Throughout the course of the 2018-2019 school year, Blair Academy, its students and its faculty have appeared in a wide range of news stories spotlighting their work inside and outside of the classroom, their successes on the athletic front, and their impact on a host of industries well beyond graduation.