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Both SMOB candidates this year are white males and attend upcounty schools. Courtesy of Matt for SMOB, Alex for SMOB

White + male + upcounty = Our next SMOB

Although Montgomery County has an array of students from different backgrounds, the majority of the SMOB candidates all come from the same one. There needs to be more diversity among SMOB candidates to have different and more diverse issues raised and to better represent the county's array of different people.

Blair baseball falls short against Quince Orchard

Despite a late comeback attempt in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Blair Blazers (5-5) could not recover from an early deficit given up to the Quince Orchard Cougars (5-3-1). Throughout the game, strong pitching by the Cougars and fielding miscues by the Blazers prevented Blair from making up ground and resulted in a 7-2 Blazer loss.
Este articulo puede ensenarle como encontrar la ayuda que necesita. Courtesy of She Knows

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.
Myles Garrett is the consensus top pick in this year's draft. Courtesy of Aggie Athletics

SCO NFL Mock Draft 2017

This is the slow time in the NFL calendar, but as the 2017 draft approaches, it’s always fun to project which college prospect will go to which NFL team. Here’s SCO’s NFL mock draft for the upcoming season.
Trea Turner can help lead the Nats to the World Series. Courtesy of WTOP

2017 MLB Preview

Spring training and the month of March are an exciting time for baseball fans, but as the spring drags on, fans want to see some real action. Check out the predictions for this year's Major League Baseball season!

Opinions »

#FreeTheStudents

Students who are almost legal adults have little real freedom in high school, and this should change. Students deserve a more liberal arts-style curriculum, one that can give students some educational freedom.

Varsity athletes should not be required to take gym

The U.S. is not ready for complete automation

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Guest speakers encourage students at Girl Up meeting

Kaia Lenhart, a founder of GMMB (Greer, Margolis, Mitchell, Burns and Associates) and Girl Up, and Mikaela Ferrill, an account executive, spoke at last week's Girl Up meeting after school on March 9.

Rockville High School student sexually assaulted

Students participate in town hall

Entertainment »

Life scares the life out of viewers

Life utilizes strong acting and exceptional cinematography to create a movie that leaves little to no break from action and viewers chattering their teeth.

A tale as old as time gets a makeover

Swan Song and Frailboys perform in Takoma Park

Sports »

Swim and dive season recap

The swim and dive season lasts two months and consists of early morning practices, five meets, metros, regionals, and states. Both the girls and the boys had successful seasons with broken records that helped to propel them forwards.

Indoor track team caps season by sending six to states

Boys' basketball wins first round playoff game

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