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Purple line contract approved

The Maryland Board of Public Works approved the Purple line contract on April 6th, thereby green-lighting construction.

Senior wins at regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Senior Amanda Wessel won second place of the oral presentations on her research on malaria vaccines at the regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) and has advanced to the national level, which took place April 27th to 30th in Dayton, Ohio.

Local »

Blair holds design contest for Blazers

Biology teacher Leslie Blaha and Digital Arts teacher Jacqueline Armstead-Thomas organized an ongoing planbook design contest for Blazers.

Montgomery County Police Department releases annual crime report

Earlier this month, the Montgomery County Police Department released its annual crime report which showed a slight increase in crime and significant increases in the amount of rapes, homicides and aggravated assaults throughout 2015.

National »

March 15 primary predictions

This race has been nearly unpredictable from the start, but SCO’s team of experts, featuring seniors Max Foley-Keene and Neida Mbuia-Joao and juniors Eleanor Cook and Charlie Lott are here to break down the races and predict the unpredictable.

Super Tuesday primary predictions

Happy Super Tuesday! More states vote today than at any other point in the primary contest. A huge amount of delegates are awarded and candidates who do well on Super Tuesday tend to win the nomination.

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 »

Obama signs Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015

Microbeads are primarily used for exfoliating and cleansing rough skin, or even as an acne treatment. However, the disadvantages of the beads trump their advantages.

Student Member on the Board of Education (SMOB) Eric Guerci

Eric Guerci, a junior at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School, represents 154,000 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students as the 38th SMOB.

El Nino forecast

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