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Field Hockey Dominates Northwood

Blair varsity field hockey (2-0) shut down the Northwood Gladiators (0-2) on Saturday winning 5-0. Throughout the game, the Blazers dominated the Gladiators both offensively and defensively with sharp stick work, strong passes, and tight defense.

Blair succumbs to Sherwood offense in a grinding home opener

In their first home game of the year on Friday night, Blair (1-1) had to face one of the toughest opponents they'll face all year in Sherwood (2-0). The Blazers came up short 7-14, but they did not disappoint.
MCPS has seen the most enrollment in its elementary schools. Courtesy of Gazette

MCPS sees biggest growth in years

MCPS saw an increase of over 2,000 students entering the countyís elementary, middle and high schools since last school year, which prompted a county-wide school expansion and renovation of its schools.
Members of the varsity cross-country team pose after winning medals. Courtesy of Jeannie Gretschel

Blair cross country sees a huge increase in student participation

This year, Blair's cross country team has added 31 new members, bringing the total to 96 runners. With 14 students running varsity and the other 82 running junior varsity, it's the most Blazers ever on the squad.

You might want to double check that

It's (almost) 2015, which is supposed to be Blairís Eightieth 80th anniversary, and last time I checked, 2015 minus 1925 equals 90, not 80
 

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The tuition is too darn high

If a college degree is ever going to be a commodity students of all economic statuses can obtain, states and the federal government must end their reliance on college loans and make a renewed investment in student aid programs.

Goodbye, penny

Happy camp is just happy talk

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Bring on the Books coming to Blair

The Bring on the Books foundation is a non-profit organization that advocates for youth literacy and donates books to abused, homeless or disadvantaged children throughout the country. The club, sponsored by English teacher Lauren Termini, will meet every other Thursday during fifth period lunch.

Michael Brown's death has a lasting effect

Royalty on Blair Boulevard

Entertainment »

Blair student music roundup

Looking for new music? You don't have to look too far: Blair is packed with talented musical artists and bands. Here are a few unique artists who are pretty close to home.

"Mardaani" overworked and overdone

"The Giver" of nothing new

Sports »

NFL Week Two Predictions

After a very surprising week one, our experts are all looking to rebound in week two. Newcomer Bobby Pfefferle has a one game lead on the field. With a frenzy of big time, evenly matched games in line for week two, it should be a great weekend of NFL football, and a struggle for our experts to pick them all.

Field Hockey Dominates Clarksburg in Season Opener

Girls' volleyball edges past Walter Johnson