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Blair's new security system aims to enhance school safety

As a result of new MCPS regulations, the doors on the Colesville Road side of Blair remain locked from 8 a.m to 2:30 p.m. Montgomery Blair principal, Renay Johnson, implemented the new safety measure two weeks after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl.

Why Online School?

"At the time I was dealing with a combination of depression, anxiety, an eating disorder and an unhealthy relationship," explains sophomore Ruby Farber who recently returned to Blair after a semester of online schooling.

Best bathrooms at Blair: Girls' Edition

The Blair bathrooms: something that every girl has used.

Blair gets four new portables

For the 2017-2018 school year, Montgomery County Public School's (MCPS) Department of Facilities Management added four new portables and changed two computer labs into classrooms. The expansion occurred after school administration ran a simulation that revealed Blair had more students than space. Construction of the portables began in June 2017 and ended in July, several weeks ahead of schedule.

Blair Robotics advances to World Championship Quarterfinals

Time and time again, the Blair Robotics Team came up just short. They suffered a rough 2015 season, and a loss in the district finals ended their 2016 season early. But in 2017, the team finally broke through to the World Championships and made it all the way to the quarterfinals.

Boys' soccer eliminated from the playoffs in a penalty kick shootout

Boys' varsity soccer (6-3-4) played an exciting double-overtime game against Bethesda Chevy Chase (7-3-2) on Thursday, but lost on a shootout with a final score of 3-2.

Blazers reflect on the D.C. Sniper attacks with the premiere of "Blue Caprice"

Many of our students attended elementary schools in this area, where just seven miles away from Blair, the first shot of the D.C. sniper attacks was fired.

Beefing on the Boulevard

In the world of high school athletics, Blair and Northwood have a rivalry not unlike the Redskins-Cowboys.

VIDEO: Cloudscapes over Blair

This particular timelapse is comprised of image sequences from 20 sunrises, 15 cloudscapes and four sunsets.

Blair works to improve SAT performance

Blair is joining the larger Montgomery County Public School initiative to increase the percentage of students taking the SAT Reasoning Test, as well as the mean SAT combined score of all students.
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