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Saturday, October 22, 2016 1:47 pm

A day in the life of Blair's principal

Ms. Renay Johnson is the principal of Blair, but her daily activities are something of a mystery for Blair's Blazers. What really goes into a day in the life of Blair's principal?

Blair football suffers first loss of season to Sherwood

Sherwood didnít need a strong passing game to achieve offensive success, as the Warriors put up 456 rushing yards and six rushing touchdowns en route to a 43-26 win.
Blair Cheerleaders kneeling during the national anthem at a game. Courtesy of Blair Network Communications

Sitting down for what is right

Before the 2016 National Football League (NFL) season began, standing for the national anthem was, from professional stadiums all the way down to small grass high school fields, a given. Now, by virtue of Colin Kaepernick, a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, the national anthem has become another way for people to protest injustice.

New clubs on the block

Blazers were proud to showcase their clubs during the club fair on Sept. 21. Several of these clubs are new and are looking for new members. From Blair Ragers, to Do Something, there is a club for everyone. Here is a look at some of these new clubs.

Boys varsity soccer falls to Whitman

The Blair Blazers (7-2-1) lost a hard fought game against the Whitman Vikings (8-2-1) 2-0 on Tuesday night. Both teams remained strong defensively, but Blair struggled to gain momentum in the attacking half.

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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.

Never forget


News »

Blair begins free dinner program for all students

Montgomery Blair has been selected by Montgomery County as one of ten high schools to start a program that will offer free dinner to all students. The program, which began at the start of this school year, is available to all students.

Blair buses overcrowded with students

MCPS places restrictions on school WiFi

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 6 Predictions

After five weeks, the Vikings are the only undefeated team standing. A Broncos loss and an Eagles loss left the Vikings alone on their bye week.

NFL Week 5 Predictions

NFL Week 4 Predictions


Poll »

What are you going to do on Halloween?
  • Trick or treat
  • Party
  • Hand out candy
  • Watch a horror movie
  • Stay at home
  • Sleep
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