Montgomery Blair High School's Online Student Newspaper
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 8:42 pm

June Hu

Page Editor
June Hu is probably staring at a cloud right now. This Magnet senior (O6!!!) tends to be a little obsessive about nature, as well as about the physiology of people's noses. There is a good and sane reason for that: June is an art freak. However, her life's dream isn't to become a master artist like Corot or Ingres. Instead, she wants to be a Red Oak, or a Curling Grass, or, if neither of the above, a pediatrician. She's constantly surrounded by a bustle of children or by her childish friends. In the rare moments when she is alone, June likes to paint, play the piano or guzheng or hockey, watch black-and-white films, and talk with her daddy; but she usually can't because there is a mountain of homework to finish. ...speaking of which...

Stories Authored (36)

"Over the Hedge" and above expectations

Blazers to perform at Rock for El Salvador concert

Blair "It’s Academic" team competes in second round of playoffs

Informational meeting on afghan project to be held

Sweet n' snowy dumplings

Be the change!

Three assemblies held in auditorium

Prettiest "Bride" of them all

Fire drill replaced by Code Blue and Red

"Batman" blunders

"Traveling Pants": A felony of a feel-good

Blazer wins "Is America Number #1?" essay contest

Graduated senior to hold art show

InToneNation holding try-outs

Blair's 2005 Awards Night honors over 100 students

Newsweek names Blair as one of nation's best high schools

First ever Music and Movies fundraiser to be held at Blair

Two Blair artists honored in Congressional Art Show

“Girls in Pants” is perky and painless

Blair students win awards at Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Blair's teens in green

Lantern Festival ends 15-day Lunar New Year celebrations

Symbols of love from near and far

Blair experiences fourth power outage this school year

Blair's a-blaring

EEOC to hold press conference for high-school newspapers

Identical twins are two peas in a pod

Five simple Thanksgiving decoration ideas

A bright night at Coffee House

Vietnamese club selling crane chains

Power outage disrupts seventh period

MCR lobbies to postpone new grading policy

Blair named a 2003-2004 Green Schools awards winner

Sky Captain and the punch-lines of yesterday

Poster contest deadline re-extended

English Department holds book giveaway

Galleries (5) Halloween

Cartoons (2)

Pictures (48)

The numbers "06" were painted in red above every parking space number in the student parking lot. By the beginning of sixth period, Blair administration had already covered up most of the red writing with black paint.
Chocolate-filled dumplings are covered in a dusting of snowy coconut powder to enhance the flavor and presentation.
Freshman Xin Shan is as cute as a kitten with her cat ears.
Sophomore Timothy Visclosky brightens up the hallway with his eye-catching costume.
Senior Mimi Zou handmade the paper wings, the tiara, and the heart-shaped wand that complete her retro fairy costume on Halloween.
Students evacuated the building "in record time" on Sept. 28 during the second scheduled fire drill of the year.
Freshman Sally Huang plays a solo on the Guzheng, or Chinese harp, for a roomful of educators during the Back-to-School Night for Educators event at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.
In the Sackler Pavilion, under wire sculptures and surrounded by floral baskets, visitors enjoy traditional Asian food.
Sitting in front of small shrines and bending over wooden desks, teachers and other visitors concentrate on making cranes, turtles and lotuses out of multi-colored paper.
Teachers become students in the art of paper-folding during the origami workshop held in the colorful ImaginAsia classroom.
After many tries for some, few tries for others, participants managed to create vibrant final products such as this candleholder.
Teachers enjoy a demonstration of the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy in front of the Sackler shop.
Teachers and visitors sign up for Back-to-School Night in the Sackler Pavilion.
Health Education Teacher John MacDonald presents the Outstanding Athlete award to senior Patrick Detzner during May 25's Awards Night.
InToneNation director, junior Nate Blustein, tests students' voice range at today's auditions.
Spanish teacher Maria Yordan-Torres puts an arm around daughter Angelica Worth (right) and friend Brooke (left) on Take Your Child to Work Day.  <br><br>Click <a href= "">here</a> to view a gallery of Take Your Child to Work Day pictures.<br><br>
English teacher Ursula Poetzschke opens the door to her classroom for daughter Julia.
Entrepreneurship instructor Derek Sontz talks to his newphew about business.
Teacher Jody Zepp and niece round up Zepp's American Government class.
Multi-colored and multi-flavored yuanxiao taste best steaming hot right out of the pot. Yuanxiao is such an important part of the Spring Festival that the Lantern Festival is also called the Yuanxiao Fest.
The two red envelopes are printed with words of greeting and good wishes. The one in front has the character for fortune, Fu, printed in gold on it; the envelope behind wishes the receiver luck in getting far in life ("wan li chang chen").
Click above to check out Silver Chips Online's updates as the Oscar winners are announced.
The Korean Fan Dance is a festive and colorful dance often performed to commemorate special occasions. The performers, who are from Dance One
Institute, are dancing with embroidered fans
with traditional garbs and headdress to celebrate the Chinese New Years.
Flowers and Butterflies is a dance designed to imitate a game played
by young children in ancient times. The children, dressed in
traditional colors of yellow and red for fortune and luck, chase each other with small round fans with colorful silk streamers.
Dancers performing the Korean Drum Harmony dance, directed by Dance One Institute and
College and Prep Head Lisa Me Hee Seo, celebrate the Chinese New Year with
brilliant swishes of cloths and colorfully-painted drums.
The Lion Dance, a traditional performance to usher in each Chinese New Year, is
performed by a Chinese Youth Club  not affiliated with Blair in Washington, D.C.'s Chinatown. The
dance is usually performed to bring luck and courage to life in the
new year.<br><br>
Performers enact a scene from the Kunqu play "A Stroll in the Garden"
from "The Peony Pavilion" (Mu Dan Ting) on Feb. 4. Kunqu is an ancient form of Chinese Opera with 500 years of history behind it.
Graphic of car crash in the student parking lot. Image of intersection and copyright property of Microsoft Live Local.
Diagram of the crash in the student parking lot. Intersection image and copyright property of Microsoft Live Local.
The platform of Twinbrook Metro station against a twilight sky.
Regal Cinema 13 at night, across the street from Metro's Rockville Station.<br><br>
A customer enjoys dinner at Momo Taro Sushi while chefs prepare the food.
Inside Jerry's Subs & Pizza, across the street from Shady
Grove station.
Streets lined with restaurants of different shapes and
sizes, offering tantalizing food of different ethnicity.
Congressional Plaza, located on Rockville
Pike, at dusk.
A couple converse across a table for two at
California Tortilla.
Outside of Shady Grove Metro station.
Outside of Shady Grove Metro station.
Ow, my ears!
Italian restaurant, That's Amore, is surrounded by fresh-fallen snow.