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Maya Britto

Dec. 6, 2021, 9:38 p.m.

Celebrating Thanksgiving the “right” way? I’ll pass.

America’s failure to evaluate century-old holiday traditions in the context of the present has damaging effects for all of us

Joy Song

Dec. 6, 2021, 4:37 p.m.

Isn't taking AP Exams hard enough already?

AP Exams are made unnecessarily difficult with high costs and unreasonable deadlines

Joy Song

Dec. 6, 2021, 2:52 p.m.

Financial Literacy graduation requirement may be added

Financial Literacy may be an additional graduation requirement.

Isabelle Yang

Dec. 5, 2021, 10:19 a.m.

Enchanted by Encanto

Disney's newest animated film charms viewers while bringing magic to life.

Gabe Prevots

Dec. 4, 2021, 3:51 p.m.

King Richard: A Tale of Tennis, Tears and Triumph

The biodrama vividly retells the Williams sisters rise to stardom from a new perspective

Joy Song

Dec. 2, 2021, 2:12 p.m.

Financial Literacy Club: a club Blazers won't regret investing in

A club that teaches Blazers life skills useful wherever they go.

News

Joy Song

Dec. 6, 2021, 2:52 p.m.

Financial Literacy graduation requirement may be added

Financial Literacy may be an additional graduation requirement.

Myles Feingold-Black Tharindi Jayatilake

Nov. 9, 2021, 10:24 p.m.

16-year-old Blair student charged as adult in stabbing of fellow student

A relative of the stabbing suspect was also arrested for bringing a knife to school the following day

Isabelle Yang

Oct. 28, 2021, 12:44 a.m.

Francis Collins to step down as the director of the National Institutes of Health by end of the year

A look into Collins' legacy and Blair's relationship with NIH

Gabe Prevots

Oct. 11, 2021, 10:16 p.m.

“Maryland, My Maryland” repealed as state song

Maryland legislature overwhelmingly voted to cast out the outdated and offensive poem

Kathereen Yang

Oct. 11, 2021, 10:12 p.m.

MCPS requires vaccination for all staff and winter and spring athletes

MCPS staff and winter and spring student athletes must submit verification of full vaccination in the upcoming weeks

Isabelle Yang

Oct. 11, 2021, 2:25 p.m.

51 Blazers announced as National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists

Blair holds the largest number of semi-finalists in Montgomery County.


Opinions

Sachin Parikh

Oct. 28, 2021, 1:28 p.m.

Is there a hard line between virtual and physical work?

School can be a lot easier if teachers make conscious decisions on how to assign work say students and teachers

Katalina Li

June 14, 2021, 9:59 p.m.

It's Showtime

Why you should consider going back to the movie theater this summer

Myles Feingold-Black

May 7, 2021, 1:04 p.m.

The dialogue we need to fix MCPS' police problem

The SRO work group needs to amplify student voices and encourage healthy discussion between them and the SROs themselves.

Myles Feingold-Black

Jan. 26, 2021, 11:58 a.m.

Knowledge is Power

MCPS, it's time to make African American Studies a graduate requirement

Tharindi Jayatilake

Jan. 11, 2021, 4:22 p.m.

Online school needs to be improved

What Blair students and teachers think about online school so far.

Luke Sanelli

Dec. 24, 2020, 11:53 p.m.

Why “Die Hard” is the best Christmas movie

The 1988 classic is the only movie to truly encapsulate the Christmas spirit.


Features

Joy Song

Dec. 2, 2021, 2:12 p.m.

Financial Literacy Club: a club Blazers won't regret investing in

A club that teaches Blazers life skills useful wherever they go.

Josey Merolli

Dec. 1, 2021, 8:42 p.m.

The push for a more diverse Math Team

Blair’s Math Team is attempting to reach out to more non-Magnet students to increase the diversity of the club.

Gabe Prevots

Nov. 19, 2021, 5:40 p.m.

The Challenges and Creativity Behind A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Blair

Despite setbacks, the cast and crew persevered to create a “dream of a show”

Joy Song

Nov. 18, 2021, 6:59 p.m.

School doors rules: no pain, no gain

Feature story about school doors rules

Isabelle Yang

Nov. 18, 2021, 5:04 p.m.

College Applications 101: The year of 2021

An exploration into the nuances of college applications for the class of '22

Celine Wu

Nov. 12, 2021, 1:13 p.m.

Extra cleaning with no reward

A day in the life of a building service worker


Entertainment

Isabelle Yang

Dec. 5, 2021, 10:19 a.m.

Enchanted by Encanto

Disney's newest animated film charms viewers while bringing magic to life.

Gabe Prevots

Dec. 4, 2021, 3:51 p.m.

King Richard: A Tale of Tennis, Tears and Triumph

The biodrama vividly retells the Williams sisters rise to stardom from a new perspective

Kathereen Yang

Dec. 2, 2021, 1:20 p.m.

Viewers are bound to enjoy "Hellbound"

This show is an exciting blend of horror, comedy, and drama.

Samuale Asefa

Nov. 15, 2021, 7:38 p.m.

"You" will not be disappointed by the Netflix Originals' new season

The new season has taken the internet by storm, becoming the most popular show in the world

Maya Britto

Nov. 10, 2021, 9:59 p.m.

Donna the Buffalo takes us on a trip to the “Funky Side”

The group’s concert in D.C. this weekend was an experience filled with good tunes and good vibes

Maya Britto

Nov. 10, 2021, 9:45 p.m.

In Defense of Ed Sheeran

The modern music industry values looks more than lyrics


Sports

Cal Tobias

Nov. 22, 2021, 3:46 p.m.

Photo: Meeting of the Fours

Blair WR Mikhail Seiken (4) meets his same-numbered player on the Wise side.

Cal Tobias

Nov. 22, 2021, 3:45 p.m.

Photo: Can't Touch This

A Wise player tries and fails to take down WR Ricardo Villars (1).

Cal Tobias

Nov. 22, 2021, 3:24 p.m.

Photo: All You Can Do is Watch

A Wise player makes an interception of Blair as both teams watch.

Cal Tobias

Nov. 22, 2021, 3:23 p.m.

Photo: Who's Got It?

A ball thrown by Blair QB Kendell Anderson intended for WR Ricardo Villars is picked off by Wise.

Cal Tobias

Nov. 22, 2021, 3:16 p.m.

Photo: Picked Off

Blair WR Mikhail Seiken (4) watches as the ball thrown by QB Kendell Anderson intended for him is caught by Wise after being tipped. Blair's common tactic of long passes to their athletic and speedy receivers was foiled by Wise's excellent cornerbacks and safeties.

Cal Tobias

Nov. 22, 2021, 3:12 p.m.

Photo: The Blazer Faithful

A group of Blair students cheer on the team with a handmade sign. Nearly all would be gone by the second half as the Blazers fell behind by seven unanswered touchdowns.


Blogs

Maya Britto

Dec. 6, 2021, 9:38 p.m.

Celebrating Thanksgiving the “right” way? I’ll pass.

America’s failure to evaluate century-old holiday traditions in the context of the present has damaging effects for all of us

Sachin Parikh

Nov. 25, 2021, 1:49 p.m.

Highlights and lowlights of the 2021 Montgomery County Thanksgiving parade

The 2021 MoCo Thanksgiving parade made its first return after it was canceled last year featuring many notable floats walking, dancing, or even biking through it

Katalina Li

Nov. 24, 2021, 2:29 p.m.

What is SCO thankful for post-pandemic?

As life returns to normal, we’re more appreciative of the small parts of our everyday lives.

Celine Wu

Nov. 22, 2021, 10 a.m.

The Sweet SCOop: Pumpkin Bread Pops

Are pumpkin bread cake pops a thing?

Sophia Zeng

Nov. 11, 2021, 8:39 p.m.

How to leave the procrasti-"nation"

What productivity tips and tricks do Blazers use?

Kathereen Yang

Nov. 9, 2021, 6:51 p.m.

Skating into this Olympic season's figure skating

An overview of how figure skating competitions operate, and which skaters to look out for this season


Media

Hannah Hekhuis

Nov. 23, 2021, 9:07 a.m.

Gallery: Silver Spring Thanksgiving Parade

The most memorable groups and performances from the MOCO/Silver Spring Thanksgiving parade.

Celine Wu Emma Weinstein

Nov. 22, 2021, 10:01 a.m.

The Sweet SCOop Ep. 1: Pumpkin Bread Cake Pops

This is the first episode of The Sweet SCOop, SCO's first baking show! In this episode, five Blazers taste test three different types of pumpkin bread cake pops, baked by SCO's own Celine Wu.

Derek Mu

Nov. 21, 2021, 6:08 p.m.

Gallery: Colorful Autumn Splendor

Photos of fall colors seen in trees and their leaves.

Eli Minicozzi

Nov. 19, 2021, 4:36 p.m.

The MCPS Bus Driver Shortage

Eli walks us through the recent MCPS bus driver shortage.

Mollie Block

Nov. 19, 2021, 2:17 p.m.

Gallery: Signs of Thanksgiving in Downtown Silver Spring

Pictures from downtown Silver Spring highlighting the scarce Thanksgiving and fall related products and signs.

Trini Szell

Nov. 3, 2021, 8:37 p.m.

Cheer Up: Blair's Cheer Team Rises to the Top

Trini gives us a closer look at the team known for their dynamic stunts and high-energy cheers.