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The Blazer

Branson’s student-run newspaper
Branson School News, Sports, Life and Opinion

The Blazer

Branson School News, Sports, Life and Opinion

The Blazer


Antwan Williams works with a camera near the gym complex on March 2, 2023. He’s one of the two E.E. Ford Fellows working on a documentary project.

Fellows use film to break down post-prison mission

By Alexa Warrin March 4, 2023
Antwan Wiliams and Eric Abercrombie have worked with Branson students as they create a documentary.
Ben Boas wears the red jacket during the opening “Thriller” dance at the “Fresh Tracks” performance in late January 2023. The show marked new dance teacher Alex Escalante’s first at Branson.

New teacher elevates annual dance show with ‘Fresh Tracks’

By Carly Lowe February 12, 2023
Alex Escalante showcased the school’s dance program during the performance.
There’s no match for Reese’s Cups

There’s no match for Reese’s Cups

By Cecilia Brenner December 13, 2022
There is no match that makes me smile more than creamy milk chocolate and salty peanut butter.

McNeely’s new film is released

By Anna Rende December 13, 2022
The main goal of the film was to provide representation for boys and men who struggle with eating disorders.
Neftaley Arceo teaches a history class this fall. Branson’s new faculty say they’ve enjoyed their first few months at school.

New faculty speak about their first months at Branson

By Ella Garrett, Emmanuel Katz, Adeline Newby, and Ryder Lariviere November 22, 2022
Branson’s newest instructors say they’ve enjoyed their first months at their new school.
Maura Vaughn, Branson’s theater director. The fall musical premieres Nov. 10.

Preview of ‘Legally Blonde’: A conversation with Maura Vaughn

By Josie Hohenrieder November 1, 2022
Branson’s theater director talks about the fall musical, which premieres Nov. 10.
Frances Dillon high-fives the brand-new bull mascot in October. She assumed the interim athletics director post this year.

Director position marks return to a ‘first love’ for Dillon

By Saylor Mullarkey October 29, 2022
Frances Dillon assumed the post of interim athletic director this school year.
Freshmen work in the commons in October. The school’s biggest freshman class ever has branched out, trying different activities.

Freshmen on first month at Branson: ‘Really good’

By Carly Lowe October 24, 2022
The biggest freshman class ever has taken strides into athletics and arts.
Freshmen play a game of dodgeball Friday, Aug. 26.

Excitement as Branson’s biggest freshman class takes first steps

By Herschel Pell August 26, 2022
The class — 105 freshmen in all — outnumbers every other grade level.

Dogs to dragons: Branson’s newest pets

By Ryder Lariviere June 6, 2022
From Millie to Checkers, meet the recent additions.

Junior Talent Show 2022: A review in pictures

By Josie Hohenrieder March 29, 2022
The long-awaited Junior Talent Show returns in an epic night of laughter, fun and a touch of hilarious talent.

Branson celebrates Holi, first time in years

By Abby Keenley March 23, 2022
The whole Branson community gathered on a Friday afternoon to participate in the traditional festival.
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