Maya Britto


Name: Maya Britto
Position: Staff Writer
Graduation Year: 2023
Hey, I'm Maya (she/her). I'm a staff writer here at SCO. I'm passionate about social justice, music, dance, food, quality time with my friends, ice cream (but strictly vanilla), and good bad jokes. Stay cool, y'all. :)


Stories (15)


Blazers participate in walkout in protest of county's COVID-19 learning plan

By Maya Britto | Jan. 21, 2022, 7:43 p.m.

Frustrated Blair students gathered in the parking lot today to demonstrate their disapproval of MCPS management with regards to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases

16 MCPS schools scheduled to transition to virtual learning this Thursday

By Maya Britto | Jan. 18, 2022, 10:17 p.m. | In COVID-19 »

Due to mounting COVID-19 concerns, the county has decided to allow certain schools to shift to remote learning.

Most recent MCPS community update provides new information on county plans to combat COVID-19 spread

By Maya Britto | Jan. 9, 2022, 4:47 p.m. | In COVID-19 »

Earlier today, MCPS released a community update detailing plans to secure the safety of students and staff despite the recent spike in COVID-19 cases throughout the county.

Title 42 expulsions need to come to an end immediately

By Maya Britto | Dec. 18, 2021, 10:55 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Under the pretext of health safety measures, the United States is endangering thousands of immigrants and refugees

New AP Language course helps start critical conversations in the classroom

By Maya Britto | Dec. 13, 2021, 10:17 p.m. | In Features »

Blair teacher Donna Whitney’s new AP Language and Composition course challenges the status quo and sparks meaningful discussions

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

By Maya Britto | Dec. 6, 2021, 9:38 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

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

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

By Maya Britto | Nov. 10, 2021, 9:59 p.m. | In Music »

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

In Defense of Ed Sheeran

By Maya Britto | Nov. 10, 2021, 9:45 p.m. | In Music »

The modern music industry values looks more than lyrics

Blair girls’ soccer team loses to Sherwood in regional finals

By Maya Britto | Nov. 6, 2021, 12:30 p.m.

The Blazers came up short against the Sherwood Warriors in the final regionals game of the season

Blair girls’ soccer team defeats Northwest in last game before playoffs

By Maya Britto | Oct. 27, 2021, 7:40 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers’ senior night game resulted in another shutout as a result of brilliant defensive play

Blair girls’ soccer team narrowly beats Clarksburg in a close game

By Maya Britto | Oct. 26, 2021, 1:26 p.m.

An uneventful first half slowed Blazers down, but they managed to come out with a win

Blair girls’ soccer team becomes division champion after defeating Sherwood Warriors

By Maya Britto | Oct. 24, 2021, 5:26 p.m.

The Blazers won their final division game against the Sherwood Warriors this week.

Blair girls’ soccer team defeats Northwood Gladiators in another shutout

By Maya Britto | Oct. 2, 2021, 7:22 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair’s defensive players prevent opponents from scoring throughout the game

“Dear Evan Hansen”, it was great to see you again

By Maya Britto | Oct. 2, 2021, 1:18 p.m.

The Broadway musical-turned-movie was not perfect, but was emotionally powerful nonetheless

Blair varsity girls’ soccer wins against Einstein

By Maya Britto | Sept. 26, 2021, 5:41 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers defeat the Titans 4-0 despite changes in positions



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Photo: Blair girls’ soccer team defeats Northwood Gladiators in another shutout

By Maya Britto | Oct. 2, 2021, 7:15 p.m.

The Blazers cheer their teammates on from the sidelines.