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Girls' basketball without coach

Blair teacher Erin Conley stepped down as the varsity girls’ basketball coach and the team is currently in search of a coach for the 2015-2016 winter season.

Blair bathrooms upgraded

Blair student bathrooms were renovated the summer before the 2015-2016 school year. The school replaced the sinks, toilets, stall partitions and bathroom door locks throughout the building and updated the locker room and health room facilities.

Blair principal wins Washington Post award

The Washington Post named Blair principal Renay Johnson a Distinguished Educational Leader for Montgomery County earlier this month.

Blazers report racial profiling by staff

While it's true that racism is much more prevalent in other areas of the country than at Blair, Dahal’s story is still just one of many incidents where a member of Blair staff has racially profiled a student.

Blair on lockdown following gas station robbery

Today, school security guards put Montgomery Blair High School on lockdown beginning at the start of the school day following an attempted robbery at the Shell gas station on the corner of University Blvd. and Colesville Rd.

As PARCC testing approaches, teachers voice frustration

As Blair prepares for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) tests, Blair teachers expressed frustration and anger at a test they view as overly difficult, time-onsuming and representative of educational policies that delegitimize public education.

Blair holds breast cancer awareness assembly

On Jan. 30, female eleventh and twelfth grade Blazers attended a breast cancer awareness assembly in the auditorium during fourth period.

The First Lady of Blair

"Exciting, challenging, rewarding, stressful and beneficial." These are just five words Renay Johnson uses to describe her job as the principal of Blair.

80th Anniversary Celebrations: Wayne Ave. Nostalgia Tours, University Blvd. Open House

On a chilly Saturday morning, Blazer alumni found themselves making their way to 313 Wayne Ave: the site of the 'old Blair,' which housed Blair for 63 years, from 1935 to 1998. The Blair graduates entered, looking around at the hallways that they had traversed in their teenage years.

MCPS sees biggest growth in years

MCPS saw an increase of over 2,000 students entering the county’s elementary, middle and high schools since last school year, which prompted a county-wide school expansion and renovation of its schools.
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