It’s game on for the classes of 1989 through 2020 at Blair Academy and Peddie School: The annual Peddie Challenge is underway! From today through Friday, October 30, the rivals are competing to see which school can achieve the highest participation in its annual fund among alumni who once competed for the Kelley-Potter Cup.
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Each year, Blair students endeavor to develop critical 21st-century leadership skills through their participation in Blair LEADS, the School’s cross-curricular leadership initiative. This fall, a special leadership consultant is accompanying them on their journey to becoming service-minded leaders, and she is imbuing that journey with a spirit of positivity and gratefulness.
Halloween weekend will provide the perfect spooky backdrop for the Blair Academy Players’ fall drama, Once Upon a Midnight Dreary. Featuring a cast of nearly two dozen students, the production centers on the works of Edgar Allan Poe and includes a puppet show of Poe’s life and career and performances of 12 different works.
365体育官方网址Award-winning photojournalist Alison Wright returns to the Society of Skeptics on October 27 to share timely images in her virtual presentation, “Pandemic to Protest: Photos of New York City.” Ordinarily a global traveler, Ms. Wright took advantage of the past several months spent at home in New York to record her daily observations of city life amid the coronavirus pandemic and protests against racism.
Members of the class of 2021 came together for the annual Senior Fund Drive kickoff event on October 12.
365体育官方网址Family Weekend is a much-anticipated event for Blair Academy students and parents every fall. The coronavirus pandemic has necessitated that the School move the program online this year, but, nonetheless, the event offers parents myriad opportunities to connect with their children’s teachers and get a close-up view of life on Blair’s hilltop campus.
It is clear from the many ways Blair Trustee Emmanuel Bello ’04 gives back to Blair that he deeply appreciates the experiences he had during his student days. In fact, he attributes much of his professional success in finance and investing to the School’s exceptional faculty and programs, specifically how they foster deep relationships, as well as students’ intellectual curiosity, analytical thinking and ability to communicate clearly.
Amanda Lucas is the newest member of Blair’s academic office, having begun her tenure as dean of teaching and learning in July. In this role, she supports faculty as they work to implement innovative and research-based teaching practices; implements resource-sharing opportunities for teachers; and supports curricular development with a focus on student-centered practices across departments.
At the foundation of living and learning at Blair have always been the deep and meaningful relationships students forge with faculty members in their roles as teachers, advisors, monitors, dorm heads, coaches and college counselors. But what really makes the Blair experience extraordinary is the fact that all of these areas of support are carefully layered and interwoven—and the end result is that students have multiple options should they need to turn to an adult in the community for advice or counsel about how to get the most out of their time at Blair.
In five short years since graduating from Blair, Batouly Camara ’15 has played in the NCAA women’s basketball Sweet 16 with the University of Kentucky, made three trips to the Final Four with the University of Connecticut, earned a master’s degree in sports management and founded a nonprofit with international reach. This summer, she added “author” to her resume.
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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The Blair Review365体育官方网址 is an annual compilation of essays written by members of the Blair community, and co-edited by 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.