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Superintendent addresses Blair concerns at Town Hall event

On Nov. 21, 2013, Dr. Joshua Starr, Superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), addressed community comments and questions at Blairís town hall event.

High failure rates on final exams result of MCPS policy

According to the Washington Post article, nearly 16,000 out of 30,000 students in seven math courses failed their final exams in January. Failure rates were as high as 86 percent for Bridge to Algebra 2, and 61 percent and 62 percent for Algebra 1 and Geometry, respectively.

Blair teacher helps students improve grammar through social media

Blair reading teacher Theresa Hiller is using a new tool to get her students engaged in syntax and word choice: social media.

Blair to hold International Night for first time in two years

Blair will hold International Night, a Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) sponsored event, for the first time in two years on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Student Activity Center (SAC).

Plans for senior courtyard mosaic in progress

Blair's fine arts club is in the process of designing a mosaic to be displayed in the senior courtyard. Though the club has not made any final sketches, the mosaic design will most likely be related to nature.

PTSA continues annual citrus sale

The Blair citrus sale, the Parent Teacher Student Association's (PTSA) biggest fundraiser of the year, began in September and helps to fundraise for After Prom.

Blair PTSA continues bench project

This year, Blair Beautiful, a Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) committee dedicated to improving the school's landscape, aims to complete the Blair Bench Project, which places benches around the campus.

Capitol Steps to perform again for After Prom fundraiser

The political satire group Capitol Steps will perform at the Montgomery Blair High School (MBHS) auditorium on Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in order to raise funds for After Prom.

PTSA addresses "risky teen behavior"

On Tuesday night, the Blair PTSA held its monthly public meeting, which focused on preventing underage drinking, illegal drug use and theft among students.
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