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Branson School News, Sports, Life and Opinion

The Blazer

Branson School News, Sports, Life and Opinion

The Blazer

Opinion

Reviewing one week of Branson box lunches

Reviewing one week of Branson box lunches

By Ellis Keeffe May 8, 2021

Since the commencement of Branson hot lunches, we have tasted everything from quesadillas to paella, each with their own unique flavors. The food is served in boxes to mitigate COVID transmission risk,...

Opinion: Should SAT Subject Tests be discontinued?

Opinion: Should SAT Subject Tests be discontinued?

By Abby Keenley February 23, 2021

On Jan. 19, College Board came out with surprising news: their long-standing SAT subject tests, as well as the essay portion of the SAT, have been discontinued. This decision comes after recent discontent...

Students share thoughts on in-person learning

Students share thoughts on in-person learning

By Sarah Lind December 1, 2020

How do you feel about in-person school as opposed to online school?   “It’s good. It’s a lot better than online. Just meeting everybody is great, I guess, because I didn’t get to meet...

Navigating teaching while parenting: The endless test of patience!

Navigating teaching while parenting: The endless test of patience!

By Abby Keenley October 5, 2020

Teachers and parents all across the country are struggling to juggle teaching their kids in a time of extreme uncertainty and the many challenges that come with a global pandemic.  This job is made...

With COVID-19, we cant hold you

With COVID-19, we can’t hold you

By Emma Dignan May 22, 2020

We as a community, country, and world have never been more rocked by an invisible invader like COVID-19. With most schools in California closed, many have been forced to practice the new normal with social...

Bored during quarantine? Recommendations from the whole community!

Bored during quarantine? Recommendations from the whole community!

By Abby Keenley April 22, 2020

Below are three lists of books, television shows, and movies with suggestions from our very own Branson faculty and students. Lori Deibel, our beloved librarian, has a wonderful resource on the Haiku...

The historic Fox Theater, not to be confused with the Dolby Theater where the Oscars take place

The Academy Awards review

By Kabir McNeely April 1, 2020

The 2020 Academy Awards went without a host again, but the show was opened by an exquisite performance by Janelle Monae and an opening dialogue between two-time Academy Award host Chris Rock and Academy...

From Sophia Milan-Howells

Amor Del Bueno movie review

By Kabir McNeely December 20, 2019

“Amor del Bueno” truly is a rare masterpiece which exceeds expectations on almost every level. Every character, including the minor roles, were portrayed beyond well. The character of Kimberly was...

Kanye West - Jesus is King album review

Kanye West – Jesus is King album review

By Andrew Parrot December 17, 2019

Synopsis: Kanye West delivers a musically layered, inventive, yet shallow and surface-level look into his faith on his 9th studio album, “Jesus is King.” Rapper, producer, fashion designer, provocateur,...

Lion King movie review

Lion King movie review

By Kabir McNeely September 30, 2019

2.5 / 10 stars The original Lion King is one of the top movies of all time with killer animation and classic punchlines throughout. Unfortunately, the newer Lion King didn’t live up to that standard....

JTS 2019: The best thing since sliced bread?

JTS 2019: The best thing since sliced bread?

By Madison Esrey September 30, 2019

The annual Junior Talent Show was filled with many things; singing, dancing and a quite touching senior tribute. But what it doesn’t yet have is a full-fledged review, which is why The Blazer is taking...

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