The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) recently purchased three unmanned aerial systems – otherwise known as drones – for use during rescue situations. However, due to civil liberty and safety concerns, the County Council requested that all drones be grounded until a policy is developed surrounding the use of the drones
On August 14, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) released a new disciplinary code of conduct aimed at decreasing suspensions and expulsions while increasing administrative discretion in disciplining students.
MCPS saw an increase of over 2,000 students entering the county’s elementary, middle and high schools since last school year, which prompted a county-wide school expansion and renovation of its schools.
This year, Blair's cross country team has added 31 new members, bringing the total to 96 runners. With 14 students running varsity and the other 82 running junior varsity, it's the most Blazers ever on the squad.
Pepper's videos are indicative of one of the major problems with YouTube stardom: an insidious culture of sexual assault and harassment, usually perpetrated against the young women who make up YouTube's core demographic of viewers.
While students were away, Blair got some long-awaited refurbishing and improvements, including new security cameras and a modernized air conditioning system. Here are some of the changes to Blair that took place over the summer.