News

Shifra Dayak

Nov. 12, 2018, 10:09 a.m.

Political Statistics class creates a midterm election model

Seniors predict the outcome of Congressional races with a statistical model

Sophia Lucarelli

Nov. 11, 2018, 5:05 p.m.

Blair cheer spirit shines through despite loss at the County Cheer Championships

Blair's cheerleaders make the most out of their loss by embracing the cheer community

Emmy Song

Nov. 6, 2018, 11:37 p.m.

MCPS holds Mental Health and Wellness Resource Fair

The fair highlighted student voices and spread awareness of resources in schools and the community

Reethi Padmanabhan

Nov. 6, 2018, 11:32 p.m.

For the first time, all members of MCPS Board of Education will be female

MCPS welcomes all female members in historic moment this December

Alex Russ

Nov. 4, 2018, 6 p.m.

The Blair Orchestra combines with TPMS and EMS for the annual Fall Concert

The orchestras played a number of spooky songs in their fall performance

Sam Kulp

Nov. 1, 2018, 9:23 p.m.

Blair football gets set for huge game against Richard Montgomery

It's essentially a playoff game for both teams


Opinions

Sophia Lucarelli

Nov. 19, 2018, 8:20 a.m.

Stop celebrating Columbus Day and start celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day

Columbus Day is an excuse to celebrate a white man’s murderous onslaught when we could be mourning the lives he took

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


Lifestyle

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

Emmy Song

Sept. 3, 2018, 9:42 p.m.

Mission: Impossible - Fallout climbs to towering new heights

The series' sixth installment does the impossible: surpassing all of its predecessors


Blair Connection

Alex Russ

Oct. 28, 2018, 11:10 p.m.

From Vietnam to ESOL to Honors English

Long Lam immigrated from Vietnam and had to adjust to school in the United States

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."


Sports

Sam Kulp

Nov. 12, 2018, 10:48 a.m.

Team handball loses in the county championships

Blair falls after giving up a three-point lead

Sydney Hastings-Wilkins

Nov. 8, 2018, 1:38 p.m.

Gallery: Boys Soccer Senior Night

Blair takes on Wheaton as the boys varsity soccer teams honors its seniors.

Leo Blain

Oct. 24, 2018, 2:01 p.m.

Gallery: Blair Football v. Clarksburg - 10/19/18

Blair demolishes Clarksburg's playoff hopes in a brutal win at home.

Alex Russ

Oct. 23, 2018, 6:21 p.m.

Girls' varsity soccer takes home the division title

Blazers win their division for the third year in a row

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


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


Media

Samuel Schulman, Laura Tudge, Ayşe Erbaş, Lily Kirsch, Aline Marra

Oct. 24, 2018, 1:53 p.m.

Video: How Well Do You Know Blair?

Do you know who Montgomery Blair is? Or how Blair is involved in the Watergate scandal? Watch as Blazers try to answer these questions and more!

Catherine Lo

Oct. 16, 2018, 7:31 p.m.

Photo: Ernie G.

Empowerment comedian Ernie G. speaks to Blazers during an assembly.

Sydney Hastings-Wilkins

Oct. 15, 2018, 8:13 a.m.

Photo: Ilene Catzva

Not much has changed about Catzva since then, but one thing is for certain: she has positively impacted many lives.

Catherine Lo

Oct. 14, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

Photo: Hispanic Art Exhibit 2018

"Galatea of the Spheres" and "The Persistence of Memory" were two of Dali's paintings displayed in the exhibit.

Sydney Hastings-Wilkins Catherine Lo

Oct. 9, 2018, 2:22 p.m.

Gallery: Blair Fall Pep Rally

Blair students gather in the Blair football stadium to get pumped for the fall sports seasons. Students saw performances from the poms team, Blair cheerleaders, the Blair marching band, and more.

Isabelle Megosh

Oct. 3, 2018, 8:07 a.m.

Photo: College Visits

This year, students no longer have a three-day limit on the excused absences they can take for college visits.