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Proponents of the proposal say that extending summer vacation will increase the number of families that go on vacations to places in Maryland like Ocean City. Courtesy of Ocean City Police Department
Proponents of the proposal say that extending summer vacation will increase the number of families that go on vacations to places in Maryland like Ocean City.

Task force recommends that Maryland schools start after Labor Day

A Maryland state task force voted 11-4 to recommend that Maryland’s public schools open after Labor Day in late May. The policy could extend summer vacation by a week or more for most Maryland schools.

Professional composer and soprano visit Blair

Composer Paul Lewis and soprano Sharon Elizabeth visited Blair as part of a residency program from April 28 to May 3.

Local »

Blair Theatre's "The Canterbury Tales" gives us many laughs

The May 9 edition of Blair theatre's "The Canterbury Tales" was a fun filled show that successfully overcame some technical difficulties in order to produce tons of laughs.

AP Human Geography course returns

Starting in the 2014-2015 school year, Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography will return to Blair for the first time in four years.

National »

International Women of Courage Awards honors women for bravery and courage

Today, First Lady Michelle Obama and Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom commended the work of the ten Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award recipients.

News you can lose

We don't often read or watch the news and smile (thanks Congress!). The goal with this article is to change that. I'm here to report the funny going-ons in the world, one of which is news reporting itself. That's a smooth transition into our first "newsworthy" story.

International »

International News Roundup for May 1 to May 8

Updates from Ukraine, Nigeria, South Korea and Syria for the week of May 1 to May 8.

International News Roundup for Apr. 5- Apr. 11

What's new in the world of international news?

News Blogs »

Not everyone wants to pay for entertainment

Before the first World Cup game Thursday, protesters took to the streets of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and other host cities to express their displeasure over the tournament being held in Brazil. Police intervention led to multiple injuries.

And the award goes to...

Here at Blair, we have some pretty spectacular students. They win a lot of stuff. SCO presents to you a list of recent awards and their respective recipients, to be updated as often as people win stuff—so start entering those competitions now!

Puzzlepalooza 2014: The Year of the Armadillo (Daily Blog)

Puzzlepalooza. The biggest high school puzzling competition in America (well it's the only high school puzzle competition that shows up on Google at least). Spanning the four days of the High School Assessment (HSA) week at Blair, the fifth annual Puzzlepalooza brings together more than 320 Blair juniors and seniors into 19 teams to try to win the prizes which are HUGE!