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Ombudsman Claire Sleigh Tolu Omokehinde
Ombudsman Claire Sleigh

Tailoring content to our readers

If you flip through an issue of Silver Chips from the past couple years, you’ll find one topic suspiciously missing: what Blazers do once they graduate Blair.

Pro/Con: Can Internet activism replace traditional forms of activism?

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Pro/Con: Should Montgomery County enact a night time curfew for youth under 18?

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett drafted a youth curfew bill in July. The curfew would prevent youth under 18 from being out between midnight and 5am on weekends.

New attendance policy: recycled and unimproved

False names, masked intention, danger disdained - the circular sweeping of a school system remembering the steps to a waltz they left behind.

For larger schools, one size does not fit all

The term “Support” has become synonymous with “trivial” or “secondary.” But support positions are anything but trivial — without them, a school, like a building, can crumble.

Keeping autonomy and reputation

Silver Chips’ autonomy could be in question because of recent leadership changes at Blair. The new administration has the power to take the school in a new direction, and with this they also have the power to take Silver Chips in a new direction.

June issue: changing of the guard

The observant reader might notice recent updates in our staff box. Silver Chips’s June issue is always entirely edited, written and managed by juniors. In the fall, we will formally begin our managing editor positions and work with a new group of junior staffers. Here is where we hope to take the paper next year.
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Which Christmas movie best fits your personality?
  • It’s A Wonderful Life (sad)
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas (sad, hates capitalism)
  • How The Grinch Stole Christmas (sad, hates Christmas)
  • Home Alone (a literal child)
  • A Christmas Story (a literal child who lives in the 1940s)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (still not over Halloween)
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (creepy)
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