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Boys' basketball falls to Warriors

After three consecutive road losses, the boys' varsity basketball team was hoping that playing in the friendly confines of Blair would help end the losing streak.

Barclay, Maima

Students stop in the middle of what they’re doing to come up to Maima Barclay; they hug and kiss her cheeks as she puts her arms around them and comments on what they’re working on. Everyone says hello in the hallway and as she sits down Barclay rummages through her purse, pulls out a Baby Ruth candy bar and offers it to anyone.With her down-to-earth and playful personality, Barclay is a teacher that students fawn over.

Blair holds first Principal's Advisory Council

On Oct. 18, Principal Renay Johnson held the first Principal's Advisory Council (PAC), in which handpicked Blair students met to discuss school issues and methods for improvement.

Springbrook squashes varsity field hockey

The varsity field hockey team (4-9) fell to the Springbrook Blue Devils (10-2) on Thursday evening, ending its season in a 6-1 loss. Blair failed to match up defensively and couldn't get anything going on the offensive end.

Girls' soccer bests Blake

The varsity girls' soccer team (9-2-2) won its final regular season home game in convincing fashion with a 6-1 win over Blake (4-10) on Wednesday night. While the senior night festivities were dampened by rain, the team still struck hard, scoring six goals behind a Jamie Kator hat trick.

Blair ranked Silver Medal School

Blair ranked as one of 461 Silver Medal Schools on the U.S. News rankings released September 27. According to the U.S. News website, 21,786 high schools from 48 states, including D.C., were analyzed.

Administration to begin Pedestrian Safety Program

A team of Blair administration and Montgomery County officials participated in the Pedestrian Safety Program’s first meeting at Blair on Oct. 12 to increase pedestrians’ safety at Four Corners.

Spiritless in Silver Spring

What’s that other thing that happens this week, where people dress up and show their Blazer pride? Hint: It starts with school, and ends with week. But what’s missing in the middle…? Oh yeah, spirit.

Blue Devils edge varsity football

After being shut out in consecutive weeks by Sherwood and Northwood, the Blazers were desperate for their first victory facing a mediocre Blue Devil squad. Through the game’s first five minutes, it seemed as if Blair was primed to finally capture that elusive W. However, Springbrook came roaring back to capture a lead they would hold for the rest of the game. Penalties, key players out due to injury and poor execution all contributed to Blair's sixth straight loss.

Battering on the Boulevard

Coming off a 35-0 loss to Sherwood, the varsity football team (0-5) was hoping to rebound against rival Northwood (3-2). From the opening kickoff, it was clear that the Gladiators had different plans - senior Al Bangura returned the opening kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown. Northwood never looked back, dominating all four quarters and cruising to a 42-0 victory.
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