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Blair buses overcrowded with students

Montgomery Blair High School welcomed over 800 incoming freshmen this school year, leading to overpopulated school buses. Due to the overwhelming quantity of students on the buses this year, Blair administration is considering adding a second bus for multiple stops.

MCPS places restrictions on school wifi

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) restricted their wifi so that students can no longer access social media apps like Instagram and Snapchat, starting this 2016-2017 school year.

Boys varsity soccer ties with Churchill 1-1

The Blair Blazers (5-1-1) tied the Churchill Bulldogs (2-1-1) 1-1 Wednesday. The game was largely played through the midfield, with each team struggling to gain an edge on the other's strong defense.

The mystery behind the cover

Each year, the agenda books distributed to the students of Blair on the first day of school feature a new design. Check your booklet; if you have the one with all the squares and triangles, look closely in the bottom left corner, and you'll find two words, one name: Scott Gahart.

Blazers find a new frequency

"You're listening to WOWD-LP and this is Block Period." It's 10 p.m. on a Friday night. While most people are just getting into the swing of the weekend, Blair seniors Max Kittner, Maia Pramuk, Mika Yatsuhashi, Olivia Lindsley and Vivian Bauer are hosting a radio show.

Opinions »

Never forget

Each day, the number of remaining Holocaust survivors trickles down towards zero. This came into the international spotlight on July 2nd, when Holocaust survivor and acclaimed author Elie Wiesel passed away at the age of 87.

Rent-a-prom-date

Is nothing sacred?

News »

Bomb threat forces Blair to evacuate

Students and staff at Montgomery Blair High School were evacuated out of the school building during sixth period on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The evacuation, which occurred at 12:28 p.m. was prompted after an anonymous call to Montgomery County 911 warned of a bomb in the school building.

Silver Spring apartment explosion leaves at least 30 injured and 7 dead

Mass shooting occurs in Orlando night club

Entertainment »

The Infiltrator somehow sneaks into theaters

Despite a talented cast and a compelling premise, The Infiltrator is an overall let-down. With too little exposition and too many moving parts, the movie is difficult to follow. A strong lead performance by Bryan Cranston, who plays undercover agent Robert Mazur, is not enough to overcome the vague plot and the many seemingly repetitive scenes.

A shark. A girl. Oh no!

An a-dory-ble sequel to Finding Nemo

Sports »

NFL Week 3 Predictions

Another week down in the NFL season. Last week we saw a ton of injuries to some major players, most notably Danny Woodhead. Just kidding. Adrian Peterson left last week's game with a torn meniscus, and his status is seriously doubtful for this week.

Blair field hockey trounces Einstein

Blair girls soccer blows by Kennedy

     

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