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Women make history

Malala. Beyonce. Michelle Obama. These are just a few of the amazing women that will go down in history as the inspirational advocates for female empowerment. Although many female heroes are well known, there are many others who are not as widely acknowledged.

Two students shot and wounded at General Mills High School

A male student shot two fellow students with a handgun at Great Mills High School on Tuesday at 7:45 a.m. before he was fatally wounded in a standoff with the school's resource officer.

Free SAT will be offered at Blair in April

A Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) will be administered at Blair for all interested juniors free of cost on the morning of April 10. The free test is part of a county-wide program being piloted at various high schools to grant all students access to college entrance exams.
Hoping to sharpen their skills, students meet in 352 during lunch to battle each other in Super Smash Bros. Courtesy of Leo Blain

The come up of eSports

Nervous athletes pray that their hours of practice pay off, downing energy drinks before heading off to play. Devoted fans pack the arena, wearing the merchandise of their favorite teams. This is not your average Sunday night football game: this is eSports.
Students holding signs protesting for better gun control. Courtesy of Audrey Haverland

MoCo students participate in #National Walkout Day

Montgomery Blair High School students walked out of school to participate in #NationalWalkoutDay, joining students from across Montgomery County. The walkout culminated in 17 minutes of silence in front of the White House, after which they marched to the Capitol to listen to several speakers.

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A dive into the wild

At 2:30 p.m. the "want-to-go homers" flee from the school grounds and into the wild, or as we call it, the student parking lot. In the wild there are no rules - it's every man for himself. The strong ones manage to make it out, but the weak are stuck behind, left to fight it out in the line behind the buses.

Anyone can earn it

A shameful legacy

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Student brings loaded gun to school

Senior Alwin Chen, 18, was arrested at Clarksburg High School on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 2:20 pm, after he was found with a loaded 9mm handgun in his backpack, a knife in his pocket and a list of grievances against other students. On Tuesday, Feb. 20, police released a statement that they had searched Chen's home and found replica, non-explosive grenades and firing devices. Chen is being held without bond until his trial.

Heating issues cause problems in the winter months

Discovery Communications to leave Silver Spring

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A Chief is coming to Washington

The Redskins entered the 2018 offseason with a familiar feeling of disappointment. The 2017-2018 campaign saw Washington miss out on the playoffs for the second consecutive year, and go a subpar 7-9, including a dismal 1-5 in division games. Washington is faced with a crucial offseason, where they are attempting to put together the missing pieces to make a winning team. The first piece has already been acquired.

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Girls basketball blows out Springbrook

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Which Christmas movie best fits your personality?
  • Itís A Wonderful Life (sad)
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas (sad, hates capitalism)
  • How The Grinch Stole Christmas (sad, hates Christmas)
  • Home Alone (a literal child)
  • A Christmas Story (a literal child who lives in the 1940s)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (still not over Halloween)
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (creepy)
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