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Girls' Volleyball crushes Clarksburg

The Blair Blazers (4-0) were able to soundly defeat the Clarksburg Coyotes (1-2) on Monday night. Blair pulled together a strong defense and kept pounding Clarksburg with fast spikes and consistent serves, resulting in 3 sets for the Blazers and a quick match; the scores for the sets were 25-12, 25-16, and 25-16.

Boys' soccer a mere penalty shot from a win against Whitman

Varsity boys' soccer (1-1-1) ended a chilly Monday night with a 1-1 tie against Whitman (3-0-1). Blair was not fazed by Whitman's strong reputation and refused to lower their energy throughout the game.
Members of Useless Grant perform at the Pyramid Atlantic. Courtesy of Ron Akins

From the underdog: being a non-mainstream musician at Blair

I came across other musicians and found their views of their musical heritage equally interesting. And corny as it may sound, we all shared one thing: our love for music.
Police breaking up the Ferguson riots employ the type of confrontational force not recommended by the military Courtesy of NBC News

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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You might want to double check that

It's (almost) 2015, which is supposed to be Blairís Eightieth 80th anniversary, and last time I checked, 2015 minus 1925 equals 90, not 80

The tuition is too darn high

Goodbye, penny

News »

Blair alum publishes a book on teaching

In her book, Green seeks to dispel the myth that good teachers are born and cannot be taught. She also talks about the ineffectiveness of past education reforms in the United States and compares American teaching methods to those used in Japan.

MCPS sees biggest growth in years

Blair cross country sees a huge increase in student participation

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' tennis scrapes by Poolesville

The Blair girls' varsity tennis team beat Poolesville in a long, hard-fought game on both sides. The Blazers (5-1) came out on top of division rival Poolesville (3-3) after battling back from losing the first three doubles matches.

Girls' tennis inches past Walter Johnson

Field Hockey Dominates Northwood