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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

Saylor Mullarkey

Saylor Mullarkey, Life Editor

Saylor Mullarkey serves as life editor and first joined The Blazer in 2022. She received third place for sports story in 2023 from the Journalism Education Association of Northern California.

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Furhman shares experience of fall semester at S.E.G.L.

By Saylor Mullarkey April 9, 2024

Not many Branson students have had the experience of being at the epicenter of American politics during major world events as Reese Furhman ‘25 has. “They suspended classes,” Furhman said of the Washington, D.C.-based school she was attending when the Oct. 7 attacks on Israel took place. “The...

A 9th Human Development section taught by Arthur Lee. Lee began teaching at Branson at the start of the 2023-2024 school year.

Branson boasts new self-esteem team: Talented trio heading wellness center

By Saylor Mullarkey November 14, 2023

If you noticed some new buzz in Richardson Hall this year, you weren’t alone — and that’s exactly how the new members of Branson’s human development department want students to feel.  “Everyone has a place here to talk about anything,” said Counseling and Wellness Coordinator Marlin Quintanilla,...

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...

Branson attacker Jackson Hoeveler passes the ball during the game against Urban on March 29, 2023. Branson boys lacrosse defeated non-league Urban 12-5.

Varied scoring key for boys lacrosse win vs. Urban

By Saylor Mullarkey March 29, 2023
Boys lacrosse defeated Urban 12-5 after an offensive shake-up.
Jase Butler prepares for a free throw during the MCAL title game at Redwood High School on Feb. 10, 2023. Branson boys basketball defeated Redwood for the championship.

‘We had to battle’: Branson claims MCAL basketball title

By Saylor Mullarkey February 12, 2023
Boys varsity basketball charged during overtime to defeat Redwood at the MCAL title game.
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.
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