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White + male + upcounty = Our next SMOB

Although Montgomery County has an array of students from different backgrounds, the majority of the SMOB candidates all come from the same one. There needs to be more diversity among SMOB candidates to have different and more diverse issues raised and to better represent the county's array of different people.

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Meet the Blair SMOB candidates

Juniors Charles Goldman, Joshua Sorto, Le Do and Michael Yin are all running for Student Member on the Board (SMOB) this year.

Behind the campaign

After campaigning for several weeks and travelling around the county, Blazer Olivia Gonzalez agreed to sit down with SCO to provide insight into the experience of running for SMOB.

Student Member on the Board of Education (SMOB) Eric Guerci

Eric Guerci, a junior at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School, represents 154,000 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students as the 38th SMOB.

Picking a SMOB

As MCPS students prepare to vote on the nest Student Member of the Board (SMOB), we should consider the most important issues that will face them. In evaluating our choice for SMOB, we should consider how they will address the achievement gap, PARCC and other standardized testing, and communication between the SMOB and the student body.

SMOB preview

Read all about this year's SMOB candidates. Elections will take place on Apr. 30.

Blair sophomore announces SMOB candidacy

Blair sophomore Christina McCann is officially in the running to become the next Student Member of the Board (SMOB). As a nominee, McCann is the first Blair student to have filed for the position since 2007 when then-junior Will Bucher was placed on the ballot.

SMOB candidate Q & A

Students across Montgomery County will make their voices heard on Election Day when they vote for their next Student Member of the Board (SMOB).
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