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Page 328 text:
Pressing for details
Under the direction of Ms. Virginia Ber-
retini, the newspaper staff provided Blair
with one of its most informative sources
of student life on the Blair Campus, the
The newspaper provided Blair students
with up-to-date school issues, student life,
sports, editorials, movie reviews, con-
tests, puzzles and even a personal advice
In addition to writing responsibilities,
fundraisers, such as candy and cookie
sales, proved to be a necessity in support-
ing the newspaper.
Some returning writers took supple-
mentary courses to enhance their journal-
ism, and indeed the results were favor-
ln addition to the regular issues, a liter-
ary magazine was compiled under the di-
rection of Ms. Berretini and co-editor
Lena Masri. The journal included articles
and stories written by various contribut-
ing student writers.
The North Star staff wrote off yet an-
other successful year.
74 North Star
Row I: Lena Masri, Hassan Carroll, Sandra Kramer. Row 2: Toni Alva, Lynette Williams, Elizabeth
Tremblay, Monique Craft. Ms. Berretini, Nancy De Jour. Row 3: Cesar Nufio, Vaughn "Tiny" Rex,
Jennifer Chalew. Randal Jackson, Randy Hurst.
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Above: Hassan Carrolll Stop looking at the photographers legs and get on with your workl Left: Ms.
Berretini takes time out from her busy schedule to smile at the photographer.
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Above: Ted Stokes loses himself in a forest of skis. Above right: Five cool dudes group for
the apres Cafterj - ski entertainment. Right: "It's too late now to discover you suffer from
vertigo," exclaims Kevin Turk.
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Above: Row I: Andrea Ellison, Teresa White, Diane Jones, Mrs. Brookins. Row 2: Becky Johnson, Danaka
Lee, Pam Teasley, Lisa Rivers, Tonya Barnes. Row 3: Brandon Bowlin, Derek James, Marcus Dawson,
Byron Bolton. Jose Kalil, Zina Abram.
The members of the Black Students
Union this year were some of the most
active Blair has seen. Mrs. Phyllis Broo-
kins helped organize many fundraisers
during the year. ln sunny October they
held a very successful Halloween Balloon
Gram sale. Qn Halloween day the black
and orange balloons were to be seen
brightly bobbing around Blair in the hands
of many students.
Thanksgiving was also a successful time
for raising money. A Can Food Drive was
held which proved to be very popular with
everyone as it involved foodl
The mail service, put on for Valentine's
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Right: B.S.U.'s successful Balloon Gram Sale. Above: Eric Bland dreams of the good time he is going to :
have at the B.S.U. Halloween dance. fl
Day, played cupid for many couples and
touched the hearts of all sentimentalists.
Probably one of the most important and
exciting days for the B.S.U. was the annual
celebration of Martin Luther King Day.
Through these enjoyable activities in
which not only the B.S.U. was involved but
the whole school, the promotion of black
awareness was accomplished.
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