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"Despicable Me 3": a tale of despicable villainy and loving family

Universal Pictures' "Despicable Me" is back with Gru (Steve Carell) and his wife, Lucy Wilde (Kristen Wiig), in another package deal with elements that both children and adults can enjoy. Central themes of familial trust and self-identity, along with childish humor, make "Despicable Me 3" a worthwhile watch.
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The woman who left everyone wonderstruck

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was princess of the Amazons. Directed by Patty Jenkins, this thrilling movie takes us on Dianaís journey to find her destiny. This inspirational story tells the tale of a woman who wants to live freely and be respected in a world where those qualities arenít important to her male counterparts.

Blair's spring sports teams excel in record-breaking postseason

Blair had a postseason for the ages this spring, with historic success across several of the nine spring sports.

Bitten by the bug bug

There are roughly 10 quintillion (10,000,000,000,000,000,000) bugs on the planet earth and 150 million square kilometers of dry land. That means that there's roughly 20,000 insects per square foot. While that might make some people's skin crawl, the students in Elizabeth Duval's ninth period entomology class are an exception to the rule.

It takes a village

Some Blair students have parents who check Edline religiously, help with homework and donít let their children leave the house unmonitored. Others opt for complete freedom, letting their children party and take care of their own business without oversight. Most high school parents fall somewhere between these two extremes, and it begs the question: how much parental involvement is just right?

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Break the mold: A look back at the Women's March

January 21, 2017 marked the second-highest Metro ridership and highest weekend Metro ridership in history, the primary reason for which being the Women's March On Washington. The Women's March was the biggest protest in American history, with millions of people raising their voices in solidarity. Even with its record-setting attendance and progressive message, the prevalence of white feminism overpowered other voices that matter.

White + male + upcounty = Our next SMOB

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Students and staff devastated by death of Blair student

Blair offered counseling services today for staff and students due to the death of freshman student Mark Jean-Louis yesterday. Jean-Louis passed away while in the hospital on Thursday.

Blair students participate in the People's Climate March

White House sidewalk to close permanently

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Blazers defeat Poolesville in four sets

Though the score was tight many times during the game and the Blazers (9 - 3) lost the second set, they pushed through and won the final two sets after scoring several last minute points. Blair won the first set 25-16, the second 25-23, and the fourth 26-24. Poolesville won the third set 25-23.

Blair boys lacrosse crushes Magruder

Blair baseball falls short against Quince Orchard

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