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(Left to right) Jimmy McMillian and Jesse Griff-McMahon were both named all-met athletes by The Washington Post. Hannah Rapp
(Left to right) Jimmy McMillian and Jesse Griff-McMahon were both named all-met athletes by The Washington Post.

Two soccer players chosen for 2015 fall All-Met

For the fall 2015 season, the Washington Post All-Met sports staff chose Blair seniors Jesse Griff-McMahon and Jimmy McMillian for the first team All-Met and second team All-Met respectively.

Construction on Four Corners water main disrupts morning traffic

A scheduled repair on a Colesville Road water pipe caused congested traffic near Blair on Monday, Jan. 11.

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County announces elevated concentrations of radon in 28 facilities

In 26 schools, as well as the Rocking Horse Road Center daycare and the Lathrop Smith Environmental Education Center, where many students go for Outdoor Education in middle school, the levels of radon in one or more rooms were above the recommended 4 pCi/L.

Chipotle E. coli outbreak spreads to Maryland

Two E. coli outbreaks that have sickened at least 58 people in nine states including Maryland have been traced to Chipotle Mexican Grill, a popular chain of restaurants serving primarily burritos and tacos.

New Montgomery County Board of Education president and vice president elected

The Montgomery County Board of Education held the vote for the 2016 president and vice president on Dec. 8, unanimously electing Michael Durso and Judith Docca as the new president and vice-president.

Blazers start yo-yo club

Juniors Neal Sarkar and Jeffery Ge founded the yo-yo club, which is sponsored by Blair chemistry teacher Tran Pham and meets Thursdays after 9th period in the 320s hallway.

Bravo announces "The Real Housewives of Potomac"

Bravo will feature the personal and professional lives of housewives in Potomac, Md. in the newest addition to the "Real Housewives" franchise.
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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 Niņo will be one of the strongest ever recorded.