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"Believe in yourself" adorns the wall of a classroom. Donald De Alwis
"Believe in yourself" adorns the wall of a classroom.

The inside scoop on motivational posters

Blair students have differing opinions on what effect these peppy, brightly colored slogans actually have on a student’s performance in the class and whether a laminated image of an athlete trying their best will suddenly bring to memory a forgotten formula midway through a semester exam.

New words added to Scrabble dictionary include lolz, shizzle and twerk

Featured are some of the hip new words that you can use to pull off an unlikely victory against your parents in Scrabble.

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Vitamin Shoppe replaces Carvel Ice Cream and Jerry's Subs and Pizza

The Jerry’s Subs and Pizza and Carvel Ice Cream stores formerly situated next to the 7-11 at Four Corners have both been closed down. And which company has decided to take advantage of this hotbed of high school consumers? The Vitamin Shoppe.

There's never next year

The Nationals, the Redskins, the Capitals, and the Wizards. What do all four of these teams have in common? The answer is obvious if you're a D.C. sports fan – none of them have won a championship in over two decades.

#WakaForPresident

A bright light shines through the hopelessly entangled jungle that is American politics. I'm talking, of course, about rapper Waka Flocka Flame.

Extra time

After months of intense deliberation and serious debate, the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education (BOE) has made a momentous decision.

SCO snoWatch: January 26, 2015 (take two)

Yesterday's snowstorm left us less than enchanted and wetter than we'd like. Could its second leg give us the snow day we're after?
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