Branson School News, Sports, Life and Opinion

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

Alexa Warrin

Alexa Warrin, Life Editor

Alexa Warrin serves as life editor and first joined The Blazer in 2022.

All content by Alexa Warrin

Peer tutoring program makes its return to Branson

By Alexa Warrin April 9, 2024

The peer tutoring program is returning this spring semester with two main objectives: destigmatizing asking for help and creating opportunities for students to connect across grade levels. Student leaders Karis Crabill ‘25, Sabine Fuchs ‘25, Hannah Hodges ‘24 and Ginger Oldmixon ‘25 hope...

Joaquin Aguillon 24 recites poetry at Bransons WORD open mic event. The session took place on November 16th, showcasing student literary works.

WORD makes its debut with spoken word open mic session

By Alexa Warrin March 27, 2024

WORD, Branson’s new literary salon, made its debut with an informal open mic session Nov. 16. English teacher Evan Schnair, one of three faculty leaders of WORD, says the door is open to any student, regardless of experience, interested in participating.  “The invitation is for anyone in the...

Students empty their compost scraps into new sorting bins in front of the commons. The compost sorting system was implemented at the beginning of the 2023-24 school year.

Green strides: Branson’s new compost-based waste program

By Alexa Warrin October 25, 2023

The Environmental Action Committee, in line with its efforts to promote an eco-friendly Branson and at the urging of Marin County, has developed and implemented a new waste management system. The digestion of organic waste into the environment releases greenhouse gasses, a major contributor to global...

At the schools club fair, students browse various booths. The annual event is an opportunity for students to learn about extracurricular activities available on campus.

Spotlight: Clubs at Branson

By Alexa Warrin and Saylor Mullarkey September 4, 2023

From fly fishing to film-watching, and coding to kazoos, Branson’s extracurricular organizations are as diverse as the confections crafted by the Baking Club. Students will have the opportunity to peruse their options at the annual clubs fair on Wednesday, Sept. 13 during clubs block. Branson clubs...

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.
Karl Schmidt teaches a freshman physics class this fall. The Branson administration has expanded objectives-based grading to all freshman classes.

Freshman courses, students grapple with OBG system’s expansion

By Alexa Warrin November 22, 2022
The school administration has cemented objectives-based grading in all introductory classes.
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