News

Sneha Ojha

Oct. 17, 2018, 8:17 a.m.

Blair hosts annual college fair

Seniors attend the college fair on College Readiness Day

Emmy Song

Oct. 16, 2018, 7:32 p.m.

Empowerment comedian Ernie G. entertains and inspires at Blair

Ernie G. visits Blair in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

Emmy Song

Oct. 14, 2018, 9:35 p.m.

Media Center hosts Salvador Dali art exhibit

The exhibit teaches students about Hispanic art and how to analyze it

Sophia Lucarelli

Oct. 11, 2018, 8:29 a.m.

Blair welcomes its students back to school with the homecoming dance

Blazers had a night to remember at homecoming

Sam Kulp

Oct. 9, 2018, 1:18 a.m.

Blair's marching band earns fourth place at a band competition

Color guard also came in fourth, while percussion came in first

Alex Russ

Oct. 8, 2018, 8:03 a.m.

Blair holds its annual homecoming pep-rally

Blazers put up a show of school spirit in anticipation of the home football game against Einstein


Opinions

Emmy Song

Oct. 15, 2018, 9:08 a.m.

Student safety demands change in Maryland sexual abuse policies

Criminal penalties are necessary to hold mandated reporters of sexual abuse accountable in Maryland

Rebecca Wessel

Sept. 19, 2018, 2:33 p.m.

MCPS: Not Lead-ing the way

The level of action for lead in water in MCPS must be lowered to prevent lead poisoning.

Sam Kulp

Sept. 17, 2018, 12:58 a.m.

College football has a problem and it's bigger than UMD

Jordan McNair's death raises questions about the handling of college athletes throughout the NCAA.

Shifra Dayak

Sept. 3, 2018, 8:29 p.m.

Dear teachers, stop sucking the fun out of summer

Summer reading assignments should cater to all students' strengths and interests

Mahnaz Habib

May 8, 2018, 1:27 p.m.

For Muslims, "punish a Muslim day" is basically every day

An anonymous letter brings fear to the UK

Ryan Handel

May 4, 2018, 2:18 p.m.

Don't be rash when approving medications

The FDA's drug approval process must become stricter


Lifestyle

Absa Fall

Oct. 15, 2018, 9:04 p.m.

The Kennedy Center's star

"Dance is really a human form of communication and is a language that everyone understands. I think that's what makes it very special."

Sam Kulp

Oct. 15, 2018, 8:46 p.m.

Q&A with Claudia Canales

Canales, the Latino Community Liaison for Montgomery County

Madeleine Tilley

Oct. 14, 2018, 10:01 p.m.

SCOrumptious: Empanadillas

How to make your own empanadillas

Young-Bin Lee

Oct. 11, 2018, 8:49 a.m.

Gallery: La Pupuseria Perfecta para cada Paladar y Bolsillo

Las mejores restaurantes salvadoreños en el área https://silverchips.mbhs.edu/content/la-pupuseria-perfecta-para-cada-paladar-y-bolsillo-31317/

Emmy Song

Oct. 10, 2018, 8:46 a.m.

Hispanic Heritage Month heralds unity and pride in Hispanic Blazers

Blazers celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Sophia Lucarelli

Sept. 29, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

The House with a Clock in its Walls is right on time for Halloween

This season brings a perfect movie for families looking for a fun holiday scare


Blair Connection

Absa Fall

Oct. 15, 2018, 8:19 a.m.

The Kennedy Center's star

Valentina Simon performed the Nutcracker Ballet

Nene Narh-Mensah

Oct. 15, 2018, 8:14 a.m.

Time well spent

A retiring staff member looks back at her time at Blair

Reethi Padmanabhan

Oct. 10, 2018, 8:34 a.m.

Passion, purpose and acceptance

"I always tell people; be yourself. Anything else is uncivilized."

Sam Kulp

Sept. 27, 2018, 7:26 p.m.

On perseverance and strength

Medhanit Desta is the only girl on the JV football team but doesn't let that phase her

Emmy Song

Sept. 27, 2018, 6:27 p.m.

After 19 years, Leigh Tinsley returns to Blair

"When you teach writing, you get to see kids grow and come into their own voices, and there's something really validating about that. They are going to fight for what they believe in and I love giving them the tools to be able to do that in the world."

Emmy Song

Sept. 27, 2018, 6:11 p.m.

Davina Ramos arrives at Blair, the intersection of cultural crossroads

"As a bilingual and bicultural teen, there were times that I felt that I didn’t fit in. It was as if I had one foot in each country."


Sports

Andrew Gelman, Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Arthi Thyagarajan

Oct. 12, 2018, 2:18 p.m.

NFL Predictions: Week 5

Read SCOs predictions here!

Jasmine Ali

Oct. 12, 2018, 2:02 p.m.

Varsity girls volleyball gets their first win of the season

The Blazers take all three sets from the Kennedy Cavaliers

Jasmine Ali

Oct. 12, 2018, 2:01 p.m.

Varsity Girls' Volleyball takes another win against Springbrook Blue Devils

Blazers crush game taking all three sets

Andrew Gelman

Oct. 12, 2018, 1:58 p.m.

Blazers blank Titans in defensive battle

Blair wins 20-0 after a strong showing by the Blazer offense

Andrew Gelman

Oct. 12, 2018, 1:56 p.m.

Blazers take tough loss against Paint Branch

Blair lost 40-14 after a hard-fought but mistake-filled game

Audrey Haverland

Oct. 2, 2018, 1:21 p.m.

Gallery: Paint Branch v. Blair - Football 9/21/18

Paint Branch takes on Blair, as the Blazers suffer a tough loss at home.


Blogs

Sophia Lucarelli

Oct. 19, 2018, 8:05 a.m.

I am the only girl on the wrestling team

The trials and triumphs of a girl on an all-boys team

Sneha Ojha

Oct. 2, 2018, 1:43 p.m.

Everything you need to know before getting ready for college application season

Seven things you must complete before applying to colleges

Sam Kulp

Sept. 3, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

The MLB is striking out with young viewers

Baseball is becoming less popular among younger fans.

Nene Narh-Mensah

Feb. 22, 2018, 1:45 p.m.

Celebrate good times, come on!

How to celebrate Black History Month

Arthi Thyagarajan

Feb. 1, 2018, 1:08 p.m.

Hands-free is not risk-free

Driverless cars are on the rise - bringing with them safety concerns

Nobline Yoo

Jan. 26, 2018, 12:58 p.m.

Lessons learned from a giant

How a trip to Facebook taught me about schooling and its connection with the real world