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Humans of Blair: Caring and committed

Senior Savitri Singh has wanted to become a doctor since she was four years old. Unlike the childhood career fantasies of many, Singh's dream has not left her as she has grown older.

Redefining the term 'student teacher'

"It's the strong smell of deja-vu," NSL and AP comparative government teacher Peter Cirincione says. It's Cirincione's first year as a teacher at Blair, but his 5th year as a member of the Blair community.
The girls wrote good thoughts and things that they learned onto a poster. Courtesy of Christina McCann

Senior creates girls' leadership program for middle school students

For the 2014-15 school year, senior Christina McCann created a girls' leadership program at Parkland Middle School.
It's Matthew McConaughey! Courtesy of Mashable

"Interstellar" shoots for the stars

"Interstellar" is an audacious space epic on a grand scale—a behemoth that is overwhelming in every sense of the word. From cinematic greatness to dramatic intimacy, the film refuses to be simple and stay put.
Ben Bradlee was widely regarded as the best newsman of his era. Courtesy of New York Times

The greatest editor of his day

On Oct. 21, the journalistic and political world mourned the death of one of its giants. Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee served as the Washington Post's Editor-in-Chief during the Watergate scandal.
 

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A vote for corruption

If the American people are able to accept knowing less about their political system, the federal government will be able to address pressing issues with more ease.

Don't edit our history

Too much negativity on TV

News »

MCPS institutes precautions against Ebola

In response to national concern about the Ebola virus, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) health staff developed new policies for schools to isolate any potential cases of Ebola among students.

Math Honor Society to begin at Blair

Three Denver teens attempt to join extremists in Syria

Entertainment »

A "Thousand Words" wasted

There is nothing more disappointing than a book with potential that falls flat. Unfortunately, prominent teen fiction writer Jennifer Brown's "Thousand Words" does just that.

A pirate's life for them

Logic performs well "Under Pressure"

Sports »

Northwest eliminates Blair from the playoffs

On a blisteringly cold Friday night in Germantown, the Blazers (8-3) took the field for the last time this season, some for the last time ever, with hopes to upset the mighty Northwest Jaguars (10-1) on the road in the first round of the playoffs. Things didn't end up as Blair hoped however, as the game ended with a 38-3 loss but the Blazers were still able to realize how far they had come this season.

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