Blair High SchoolEdit profile
Blair High School is a public high school in Blair, Nebraska (USA). The 140,000-square-foot (13,000 m2) building was built in 1970 at a cost of $2.2 million. Siting on 75 acres (300,000 m2) of land, it services approximately 750 students. Blair High School received the U.S. Department of Education's Secondary School Recognition Award in 1989.
The school's former building, built in 1889, has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1991. The original building was a two-story building in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, with a two-story Colonial Revival addition in 1929 and a one-story flat brick annex added in 1969. The building has been converted to apartments, offices, and a social hall.
Blair High School had new carpets installed during the summer of 2009 as well as a new band room being completed.
The School's newspaper, known as the Bear Tracks, is a student-made paper consisting of 7 sections and is issued at the end of every month. Students create all the pieces and prepare the pages themselves in time for printing each month. The school's newspaper advisor is Bob Bair.
The school's colors are purple and white, and the mascot is the Bear.