News

Nobline Yoo

May 23, 2019, 2:17 p.m.

Baltimore mayor resigns after children’s book scandal

Mayor Catherine Pugh steps down, leaving Blazers questioning the image of political officials

Emmy Song

April 24, 2019, 11:44 p.m.

Blair hosts SMOB candidates for town hall

Blazers attended a Q&A session with SMOB candidates Zoe Tishaev and Nate Tinbite

Mahnaz Habib

March 27, 2019, 2:03 p.m.

Emmanuel Jal performs at Blair

Jal speaks on his journey from child soldier to recording artist

Emmy Song

March 27, 2019, 1:46 p.m.

Blazers host overnight hackathon for local high school students

BlairHacks is entirely planned and run by students

Isabelle Megosh

March 15, 2019, 11:21 p.m.

Gallery: DC Climate Strike 2019

On March 15, 2019, students from Maryland, Virginia, and DC participate in a climate strike at the capitol building.

Shifra Dayak Sam Kulp

March 15, 2019, 11:03 a.m.

Blair students strike for climate action

Blazers rallied at the Capitol Building on March 15 as part of the International Climate Strike


Opinions

Reethi Padmanabhan

May 31, 2019, 2:11 p.m.

Decorate gate

Cap decorations would serve as an outlet for expression and individuality

Jasmine Ali Emmy Song

April 17, 2019, 7:23 p.m.

College Board asks for too much

Overpriced exam fees contribute to College Board's one billion dollar profit

Eric Feigen

March 17, 2019, 1:55 p.m.

A new Northwood with the same problems

Montgomery County appropriated 123.36 million dollars to expand Northwood High School

Sam Kulp

Feb. 15, 2019, 1:42 p.m.

Was the Super Bowl really that bad?

Only 16 points were scored but the championship still had some incredible moments

Arthi Thyagarajan

Feb. 2, 2019, 6:37 p.m.

A problematic trend: “Blackfishing”

White girls on social media must stop reinventing themselves as women of color

Shifra Dayak

Feb. 2, 2019, 6:05 p.m.

Why colleges should scrap the SAT

Postsecondary institutions should make test score submissions optional


Lifestyle

Oreet Zimand

June 6, 2019, 2:08 p.m.

How to avoid spoilers

A professional guide to not hearing things you don't want to hear

Shifra Dayak

June 4, 2019, 5:40 p.m.

Blazers are enthusiastic as election season approaches

Blair students are looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election

Absa Fall

June 3, 2019, 7:43 p.m.

Remember when that happened?

Graduating seniors recall their most memorable high school moments

Sophia Lucarelli

May 31, 2019, 1:48 p.m.

Black face incident at Walt Whitman

Blair students respond to Walt Whitman students’ racist incident

Alex Russ

May 31, 2019, 1:38 p.m.

It's a secret (but not anymore)!

The restaurants at Four Corners have more than just your regular order

Jasmine Ali

May 29, 2019, 2:07 p.m.

Helping out with college and beyond

How the ACES program helps Blazers prepare for the future


Blair Connection

Jasmine Ali

June 2, 2019, 12:41 a.m.

Getting 2076 SSL hours over the course of a school career

How senior Wilbert Mora found his love for volunteering and what kept him going

Nene Narh-Mensah

May 17, 2019, 1:23 p.m.

Blair Players: Franco Berrett

Blair sophomore Franco Berrett played the lead role of Captain Tempest in this year's musical

Shifra Dayak

Nov. 22, 2018, 12:54 a.m.

Leading the way with an epee

Fencer Justin Haddad uses his years of fencing experience to create positive change

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


Sports

Alex Russ

June 13, 2019, 2:09 p.m.

2019 NBA mock draft

This year's draft is one of the most top heavy in recent years with three potential superstars projected to go in the top five picks.

Isabelle Megosh

May 13, 2019, 8:33 a.m.

Gallery: Girls Lacrosse v Blake Senior Night

Blair's girl's lacrosse team takes on Blake on Senior Night.

Isabelle Megosh

May 9, 2019, 8:17 a.m.

Gallery: Girls Tennis v Paint Branch Senior Night

Blair's girl's tennis team takes on Paint Branch on their Senior Night.

Young-Bin Lee

May 7, 2019, 11:57 p.m.

Gallery: Blair v. Walter Johnson Boy's Baseball 04/24/19

Blair v. Walter Johnson Boy's Baseball 04/24/19

Young-Bin Lee

May 7, 2019, 9:47 p.m.

Gallery: Blair v. Clarksburg Girl's Lacrosse 04/12/19

Blair v. Clarksburg 04/12/19

Sydney Hastings-Wilkins

May 1, 2019, 1:42 p.m.

Gallery: Baseball v Northwest 4/29/19

Photos from Blair Baseball's game against Northwest.


Blogs

Reethi Padmanabhan

March 21, 2019, 2:22 p.m.

Recognizing important black females in STEM

Remarkable women in history and their accomplishments

Mahnaz Habib

March 6, 2019, 5:40 a.m.

Influential African-Americans: Present Day

Mae C. Jemison, the astronaut

Emmy Song

March 6, 2019, 5:31 a.m.

A rundown on February's music releases

Artists from all genres released new music this month

Nene Narh-Mensah

Feb. 26, 2019, 2:11 p.m.

Influential African-Americans: the 70s and 80s

August Wilson, American playwright

Mahnaz Habib

Feb. 21, 2019, 2:22 p.m.

Influential African Americans: the 50s

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks, the poet

Nene Narh-Mensah

Feb. 18, 2019, 2:45 p.m.

Influential African-Americans: the 20s and 30s

Bessie Smith, the Empress of Blues


Technology

Emmy Song

Feb. 27, 2019, 8:13 p.m.

Self-driving cars pave the road to society's automation

Developments in artificial intelligence make transportation a breeze

Emmy Song

Dec. 15, 2018, 3:27 p.m.

Food-delivery apps serve a variety of appetites

A comparison of the most popular online food-delivery services

Emmy Song

Oct. 26, 2018, 1:39 p.m.

5G will revolutionize technology worldwide

The next generation of wireless technology will arrive over the next two years

Emmy Song

July 22, 2018, 5:41 p.m.

Go with the (cash) flow

A review of popular mobile payment apps

Sneha Ojha

April 20, 2018, 2:40 p.m.

Augmented Reality: a new way to see the world

The latest technology featured at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

Eric Feigen

Feb. 15, 2018, 1:38 p.m.

The second Renaissance

New technology in 2018 will turn the new year into a new world


Spanish

Tiara Oldfield

Oct. 11, 2018, 8:52 a.m.

La Pupuseria Perfecta para cada Paladar y Bolsillo

Los mejores restaurantes salvadoreños en el área

Gisell Ramirez

May 1, 2017, 10:11 p.m.

How to Be a Latin Lover causa decepcion

La pelicula How to Be a Latin Lover comienza con un nino llamado Maximo (Noel Carabaza) que tiene el sueno de casarse con una mujer anciana que sea rica para no tener que trabajar. Este sueno se convierte en realidad, y Maximo (Eugenio Derbez) tiene de pareja a Peggy (Renee Taylor), una anciana con problemas de salud.

Gisell Ramirez

April 14, 2017, 7:23 p.m.

Como recibir ayuda cuando se trata de la salud mental

Existen muchas organizaciones que ofrecen ayuda a personas con enfermedades mentales, pero muchas veces estas pueden estar fuera del alcance de la poblacion dado a los costos. El hecho de que el costo es la razon por la cual algunas personas no buscan la ayuda necesaria es un problema, pero exista una organizacion que ayuda a estas mismas personas.

Gisell Ramirez

March 7, 2017, 9 p.m.

Analizando la representacion de Latinos en peliculas

Los estereotipos se pueden ver en abundancia en las películas cuando las analizamos cuidadosamente. Hoy estaremos examinando tres películas para ver en detalle cómo los Latinos son protagonizados.

Gisell Ramirez

Feb. 1, 2017, 1:04 p.m.

La trayectoria de Un padre no tan padre

La película recién estrenada, Un padre no tan padre, trata de un anciano que regresa a vivir con su hijo menor después de estar en un hogar de ancianos por años. La relación de Don Servando (Héctor Bonilla) con sus hijos no es la que uno se imagina cuando piensa en una familia.

Gisell Ramirez

Jan. 13, 2017, 1:24 p.m.

El avance de un negocio con raices italianas

Localizado en un área en donde hay una variedad de restaurantes, este negocio puede convertirse en solo uno más, pero en realidad tiene una historia de la que no muchos conocen.


Media

Samuel Schulman, Lily Kirsch, Aline Marra

May 3, 2019, 1:11 p.m.

Video: Teachers Weigh in on AP Exams

We went to some of Blair's AP teachers and asked them what students can do to best prepare themselves for testing this month.

Samuel Schulman, Laura Tudge, Lily Kirsch, Aline Marra

March 8, 2019, 1:33 p.m.

New from SCO video

Check out the new content from our video team: Green New Deal coverage, college apps, and more.

Isabelle Megosh

Feb. 22, 2019, 1:28 p.m.

Gallery: The Fridge: Art Gallery in Southeast DC

The Fridge is a unique art gallery and music venue in Washington DC that focuses on street art and emerging local artists.

Catherine Lo

Nov. 26, 2018, 1:49 p.m.

Gallery: Troy Story Three

The theater department presents Troy Story Three, an epilogue to the Odyssey written by Ms. O'Connor's husband, John O'Connor.

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!

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.