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Blair administration implements new cell phone charging policy

Principal Renay Johnson and the Blair administration implemented a new policy on Oct. 25 banning students from plugging in their phones into outlets during class.

Girls' basketball hires new coach

The Blair Athletics Department recently hired John F. Kennedy High School security assistant Carlos Smith as the girls' basketball head coach after Erin Conley, the previous coach, stepped down.

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Super Bowl winner receives award at Blair

Hall of Famer and Blair graduate Tom Brown came to Blair to receive a golden football award from the National Football League (NFL) on Nov. 13. He spoke to student athletes about playing sports at collegiate and professional levels and the impact his teachers and coaches had on him.

Results of the Takoma Park elections released

Voters in Takoma Park, Maryland elected Kate Stewart as the new mayor at the Takoma Park Community Center and selected city councilmembers of their wards on Nov. 3. Since the voting age in Takoma Park was lowered to 16 in 2013, several Blair students were able to vote in the Tuesday elections.

National »

Visita del Papa Francisco en los Estados Unidos atrae a miles de feligreses

El Papa Francisco llegó a los Estados Unidos para una gira en la que recorrió Washington, D.C, Nueva York y Filadelfia. Su estadía atrajo a miles de personas que estuvieron horas esperando para pasar por estaciones de seguridad y poder ver al Papa.

Baltimore reaches 6.4 million dollar civil settlement with family of Freddie Gray

Baltimore's Board of Estimates approved a civil settlement of 6.4 million dollars to the family of Freddie Gray on September 9, almost five months after his death in police custody in April.

International »

Paris terror attacks kill more than 100

At least 129 victims died from a combination of deadly terror attacks in the Paris area this past Friday night.

International news roundup for Apr. 23 to Apr. 27

News Blogs »

El Nino forecast

Meteorologists and experts predict that the 2015-2016 El Niño will be one of the strongest ever recorded.

The Teal Pumpkin Project

This fall marks the second year of the Teal Pumpkin Project, a relatively new campaign launched by the Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) with the goal of creating a safer and more inclusive Halloween environment for kids with food allergies.

Transgender woman murdered in Montgomery County

On October 15th, Rico Hector LeBlond shot and killed Zella Ziona, a transgender woman, in Georgetown.