Josey Merolli




Name: Josey Merolli
Position: Entertainment Editor
Graduation Year: 2024
Hey, I'm Josey (she/her) and I'm entertainment editor!


Stories (32)


Springbrook High School hosts Family Forum on Mental Health & Substance Use Prevention

By Josey Merolli | Feb. 27, 2024, 1:37 p.m. | In News »

The event aimed to educate parents and students on opioid use, responding to overdoses, and mental health struggles

MCPS to launch new bus tracking app

By Josey Merolli | Feb. 6, 2024, 1:55 p.m. | In News »

The app will allow students and families to track the location of school buses in real-time

Opening up opportunity with STEMChests

By Josey Merolli | Jan. 16, 2024, 9:43 a.m. | In Features »

Founded by Blair students, this nonprofit makes science accessible to anyone

Humans of Blair: Kid Cudi, Kendrick, and K$ The Kid

By Josey Merolli | Nov. 21, 2023, 10:27 a.m. | In HOB »

Kieran Allen-Hadley gives insight about writing his music

Enter ancient history with “Caesar and Cleopatra”

By Josey Merolli | Nov. 16, 2023, 7:43 p.m. | In Entertainment »

Explore romance and tragedy in Blair Theatre’s latest production

“Something To Give Each Other” has something to give you

By Josey Merolli | Oct. 25, 2023, 1:31 p.m. | In Entertainment »

Troye Sivan opens up on his most recent record

More than music: five music venues to check out around DC

By Josey Merolli | May 16, 2023, 7:54 a.m. | In Blogs »

A look at some of the most interesting places to experience live music in the area

'Into the Woods,' out of the woods, and home after dark

By Josey Merolli, Isabelle Yang | April 27, 2023, 9:35 p.m. | In Entertainment »

Blair Theatre delivers yet another Happily Ever After

“Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre” is unfortunately average

By Josey Merolli | March 5, 2023, 6:35 p.m. | In Entertainment »

Guy Ritchie’s latest spy film doesn’t stand out

Blair Crew: an emerging powerhouse

By Josey Merolli | Feb. 27, 2023, 12:11 p.m. | In Features »

Blazers on the crew team prepare for their spring season

Closed campus policy challenged by students

By Josey Merolli, Sophia Zeng | Jan. 19, 2023, 10:40 p.m. | In Local »

Principal Renay Johnson responds to the criticism

“M3gan” is hilarious horror fun

By Josey Merolli | Jan. 7, 2023, 5:03 p.m. | In Entertainment »

The latest from Blumhouse is just what you’d expect

A look behind Blair’s Kindness Corner

By Josey Merolli | Dec. 24, 2022, 3:46 p.m. | In Features »

Ms. Nabavian’s Kindness Corner started small, but has made a big impact

Dracula’s greatest hunts

By Josey Merolli | Dec. 13, 2022, 1:40 p.m. | In Entertainment »

The five best versions of Dracula on-screen

Horrifying haunts in Maryland

By Josey Merolli | Oct. 26, 2022, 7:55 p.m. | In Blogs »

Celebrate Halloween by visiting these four local haunts

Testament rocks the Fillmore

By Josey Merolli | Oct. 6, 2022, 4:49 p.m. | In Entertainment »

The Bay Strikes Back tour packs a big punch

Blair lacrosse wins first playoff game

By Josey Merolli | May 13, 2022, 1:45 p.m. | In Sports »

Blazers defeat Paint Branch in an aggressive game

MCPS students will not receive “alternative meals” if in debt

By Josey Merolli | May 11, 2022, 2:08 p.m. | In News »

Students who owe lunch money will still receive hot meals

More Heartwarming than Heartstopping

By Josey Merolli | May 11, 2022, 1:18 p.m. | In Entertainment »

Netflix’s new series “Heartstopper” is conventional but cute

Blazers defeat Wheaton in blowout win

By Josey Merolli | April 26, 2022, 12:13 p.m. | In Sports »

Blair boys’ varsity lacrosse took the lead and never looked back

Blazers begin Spring Break with a win

By Josey Merolli | April 9, 2022, 5:20 p.m. | In Sports »

Blair boys’ varsity lacrosse defeats the Magruder Colonels

Blair secures their first win at home

By Josey Merolli | April 5, 2022, 5:27 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair boys’ varsity lacrosse defeats Gaithersburg in a tense match

MCPS Board of Education voted to end mask mandate in schools

By Josey Merolli | March 8, 2022, 5:06 p.m. | In COVID-19 »

The decision was made by unanimous vote

Color-coded hall passes to be implemented next week

By Josey Merolli, Kathereen Yang | March 2, 2022, 9:46 p.m. | In News »

The new passes will be color-coded by floor

Shortage of bus drivers causes major problems in MCPS

By Josey Merolli | March 2, 2022, 7:23 a.m. | In Features »

Missed stops, crowded vehicles, and confusing schedules are all a product of the shortage

Montgomery County Council considers bill to require all new single-occupancy bathrooms designated as gender neutral

By Josey Merolli | March 1, 2022, 4:30 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

The bill aims to increase the number of gender-neutral bathrooms in public spaces

Maryland State Department of Education lifts mask mandate

By Josey Merolli | Feb. 23, 2022, 8:41 p.m. | In News »

Masks still required in MCPS buildings, and county school board to meet Thursday to discuss the decision

Put the petal to the metal to check out these beautiful blooms

By Josey Merolli | Feb. 20, 2022, 2:47 p.m. | In Blogs »

Five flowers to look out for this winter

The push for a more diverse Math Team

By Josey Merolli | Dec. 1, 2021, 8:42 p.m. | In Features »

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

Would you survive the "Squid Game" dalgona challenge?

By Josey Merolli | Nov. 1, 2021, 1:25 p.m. | In Blogs »

Try the viral challenge yourself to find out!

Falling into fall activities

By Josey Merolli, Isabel Corvington | Oct. 25, 2021, 8:28 p.m. | In Blogs »

As fall and Halloween festivals are back in full swing, make sure to check out some local options, and if you would rather stay at home, we’ve got suggestions for you too!

Pop into the Blair Album Club

By Josey Merolli | Oct. 20, 2021, 1:22 p.m. | In Features »

Blair's new club for music fans won't fall flat



Images (9)


Photo: Springbrook Forum

By Josey Merolli | Feb. 27, 2024, 1:35 p.m. | In News »

A Know The Risks MC trailer educates parents on community opioid prevention.

Photo: STEMChests Kits

By Josey Merolli | Jan. 30, 2024, 9:41 a.m. | In Features »

STEMChests sells kits at science fairs across the area.

Photo: Something To Give Each Other

By Josey Merolli | Oct. 25, 2023, 12:58 p.m. | In Entertainment »

Something To Give Each Other

Photo: Edgar Allan Poe's Grave

By Josey Merolli | Oct. 26, 2022, 7:51 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

The memorial to Edgar Allan Poe at Westminster Hall.

Photo: Testament

By Josey Merolli | Oct. 6, 2022, 4:45 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

Lead guitarist Alex Skolnick performs with Testament at the Fillmore.

Photo: boys lax v paint branch

By Josey Merolli | May 13, 2022, 1:43 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

Blair players watch the game.

Photo: Changing leaves in the woods

By Josey Merolli | Dec. 16, 2021, 1:25 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

The changing fall leaves in a nearby forest.

Photo: Dalgona

By Josey Merolli | Nov. 1, 2021, 1:22 p.m. | In Blogs »

This dalgona candy wasn't quite successfully broken.

Photo: Halloween Decorations

By Josey Merolli | Oct. 25, 2021, 8:25 p.m. | In Blogs »

A friendly pair of witches watches over a house.