Blair Academy Launches New App for iOS & Android Devices
Mobile app

In early November, Blair launched a new mobile app that allows users from the School community and beyond to access the latest School news, photos, videos, calendars, athletic events, athletic scores and more. 

In addition to offering users a more functional, intuitive interface to view these resources in just a few clicks—as well as easy access to dining hall menus, class-day schedules and social media channels—logged-in members of the Blair community can easily access school directories with student, parent and faculty/staff contact information. Prospective families can also use the app without logging in to learn more about Blair faculty as the public directory includes titles, email addresses and bios for most Blair employees.

When Buccaneer athletic teams resume regular competition, the app will also include easy access to schedules and scores. Families can select the teams they want to follow and remain up-to-date on all upcoming athletic events and the latest scores.

Unlike previous versions of the School’s app, the new app is designed for both iOS and Android devices. New users can download the updated app by searching “Official Blair Academy App” in Apple’s App Store or Android’s Google Play Store. Anyone who has the old app on their phone should delete it and redownload or simply update to the latest version. 
For members of the Blair community who wish to log in to the Official Blair Academy app, credentials are the same as they are for logging into the School’s website. Although the app provides easy access to Blair’s mobile website, users should note that, when they leave the app to visit those pages, they are automatically logged out and would have to re-enter their usernames and passwords should they want to visit password-protected website pages, including parents who navigate to pages related to enrollment contracts, Magnus Health and tuition/billing. Blair’s single-sign-on to those systems would require re-authenticating on the mobile site. The same is true for students and faculty/staff wishing to access those password-protected portals.

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