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Microbeads are widely used in skin-care products as exfoliating agents Courtesy of JS online

Obama signs Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015

Microbeads are primarily used for exfoliating and cleansing rough skin, or even as an acne treatment. However, the disadvantages of the beads trump their advantages.

SCO Says: noisy families, cuffing season and senioritis

Welcome back! With the holidays finally over, we here at SCOsays have completely recovered and are ready to dish out more advice for all you confused people out there. So! Without further ado here we go on the third edition* of SCOsays.
*If you haven't yet (loser), check out our second edition (It's a video!!) SCOsays holiday special.

More computer science means more opportunities

The advances in computer science education in the county should be lauded, but need also be pushed further. Computer science should be made a graduation requirement.
The Democratic race provides a choice between liberal idealism and pragmatism. Courtesy of Time

What's happening with the Democratic presidential race?

While not as flashy or entertaining as the GOP campaign, the Democratic primary has been plenty contentious and raises interesting questions about the Democratic Party, liberalism in America and the appeal of pragmatism.
The 2016 GOP race has raised questions about the future of the Republican Party. Courtesy of Politico

What's going on with the 2016 GOP race?

The 2016 presidential campaign has been the most unpredictable and entertaining race in recent memory. In the Republican race, a reality TV star and a senator widely despised in his own party lead in the polls.

Opinions »

The inside scoop on motivational posters

Blair students have differing opinions on what effect these peppy, brightly colored slogans actually have on a student’s performance in the class and whether a laminated image of an athlete trying their best will suddenly bring to memory a forgotten formula midway through a semester exam.

A warning about school Google products

Breaking the routine

News »

Two soccer players chosen for 2015 fall All-Met

For the fall 2015 season, the Washington Post All-Met sports staff chose Blair seniors Jesse Griff-McMahon and Jimmy McMillian for the first team All-Met and second team All-Met respectively.

Construction on Four Corners water main disrupts morning traffic

County announces elevated concentrations of radon in 28 facilities

Entertainment »

Worth the "weight"

The new concepts, characters and obstacles easily compel the targeted younger audiences into following Po on yet another feat.

Bumpy Ride in Ride Along 2

"Joy" needs more

Sports »

Girls’ basketball trounces Northwood 68-28

The Montgomery Blair Blazers (7-6) girls’ basketball team used superior ball movement and a blanketing full court press to take down the Northwood Gladiators 68-28. Blair put it out of reach in the second quarter when they scored 18 points and shut out Northwood.

Girls varsity basketball loses to Magruder

Blazer girls down RM with defense in 51-38 win

     

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