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Blair to send students to France in pilot exchange program

The Youth Ambassadors Program is sending a delegation of eight juniors and seniors from Blair on a two week exchange to France from Nov. 30 to Dec. 14.
Enthusiastic consent is the only kind of consent. Courtesy of Southern Maine Sexual Assault Response Services

Yes means yes bill passed in California

The bill, which is colloquially being called a "yes means yes" law, requires colleges to adopt affirmative consent into their policies about sexual assault.

Humans of Blair: A guest for a whole year

Tall and blonde, Julia Spies seems like a fairly typical Blair sophomore—except for her German accent. Spies is a German exchange student who will be attending Blair for a whole year.
A snapshot of edits made on Turnitin.com. Courtesy of Turnitin

The future of Turnitin.com at Blair

Turnitin.com began as a tool to catch cheaters. However, in the decade since, Turnitin.com has begun to offer versatile tools for teachers to implement in their classrooms.

Our Blazing Athletes

Blair athletes of all different sports now have to manage a grueling schedule that demands lots of late nights and hard work.
 

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The Need for Police Demilitarization

The events of St. Louis show a very disturbing reality that contradicts this purpose, and something must be done to change the police force before any more Americans suffer as a result.

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Two Wilson football players are off the team, but DCPS loses the game

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CVS/Pharmacy has stopped selling tobacco products

CVS has ended the sale of tobacco products in all of their locations in the United States on Sept. 3, one month earlier than originally planned.

MCPS institutes new code of conduct

Blair alum publishes a book on teaching

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 »

Girls' volleyball defeats Paint branch

The Blair girls' varsity volleyball team (5-0) was able to subdue the Paint Branch Panthers (2-2) on Wednesday night. The Panthers proved tough with strong blocks coupled with aggressive strikes, but the Blazers kept their cool and were able to ultimately outplay their opponent by the score of 25-17, 18-25, 25-9, 25-20.

Girls' tennis scrapes by Poolesville

Girls' tennis inches past Walter Johnson