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Harris building exciting, collaborative middle school at James Blair

Harris building exciting, collaborative middle school at James Blair

Ty Harris sits in his temporary office in the school division’s central office. The room is full of boxes of technology — things such as robotics hardware and other equipment — that will be used at James Blair Middle School.

While some administrative positions still need to be filled, all of the teachers have been hired.

“I’m excited for us to finally all be together and start working,” said Harris, James Blair's principal. Construction crews are still at work on the new building, and teachers and staff expect to be in sometime in August.

Harris was hired in 2017 after serving for two years as principal at a middle school in Leesburg. In the year since he arrived at...

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