Sachin Parikh

Name: Sachin Parikh
Position: Editor-in-Chief
Graduation Year: 2024
Hello! I'm Sachin (he/him). Other than writing for SCO, I enjoy playing baseball and mountain biking.

Stories (31)

Police investigation underway for antisemitism incident at Blair

By Sachin Parikh, Isabelle Yang | Sept. 23, 2023, 3:02 p.m. | In News »

A group of students was reportedly recording an antisemitic salute during lunch

Blair baseball falls to Clarksburg Coyotes

By Sachin Parikh, Lillian Paterson | April 14, 2023, 8:24 a.m. | In Sports »

The Blazers weren't able to capitalize on offense and lost 4-5 to drop to 3-3 on the season

MCPS holds second forum about the fentanyl crisis at Northwood HS

By Alex Feingold-Black, Sachin Parikh | Feb. 25, 2023, 11:53 a.m. | In News »

Experts within and outside of MCPS informed hundreds of students, staff, and parents about the crisis and distributed Narcan kits

Two milligrams: The rising fentanyl crisis across Montgomery County

By Alex Feingold-Black, Sachin Parikh | Feb. 25, 2023, 11:44 a.m. | In Features »

How Blair is responding to the fentanyl crisis

The human side of 2022's American immigration crisis

By Alex Feingold-Black, Sachin Parikh | Feb. 14, 2023, 2:14 p.m. | In Features »

The family that traversed thousands of miles from Venezuela’s farmlands to Takoma Park last year

Blair under lockdown after mistaken reports of gunshots across the street

By Sachin Parikh, Maya Britto | Jan. 24, 2023, 1:52 p.m. | In Local »

Incident involving fireworks at Woodmoor Shopping Center met with county police response

The renovated Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is out of this world

By Sachin Parikh | Nov. 3, 2022, 2:07 p.m. | In Blogs »

With eight of its 21 galleries open, no number of space clichés can do the flagship Smithsonian museum justice

Blair boys' soccer grabs an early lead and holds on for win vs. Einstein

By Sachin Parikh | Sept. 20, 2022, 2:55 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair's consistently strong defensive showing continued as offense did its job against Titans in 2-0 victory

Blair boys' varsity soccer matches Damascus in their home opener

By Alex Feingold-Black, Sachin Parikh | Sept. 14, 2022, 4:51 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers’ stellar defense couldn’t carry their offense, tying 1-1 after two periods of overtime

Blair shuts down Wheaton in playoff opener

By Sachin Parikh, Jonas Laufer | May 13, 2022, 2:24 p.m. | In Blair »

Senior pitcher Yasha Van Praagh silenced the Wheaton offense and carried the Blazers to a 6-1 first-round win

Blair falls apart late defensively in 6-1 loss to Whitman

By Sachin Parikh, Jonas Laufer | May 1, 2022, 3:43 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers were again unable to take advantage of solid pitching, stranding runners and making too many defensive errors

Blair’s sports sponsors: How are sports at Blair funded?

By Sachin Parikh, Maya Britto | April 28, 2022, 6:46 p.m. | In Features »

Every year, tens of thousands of dollars are funneled into Blair's 45 athletics teams, but how does it work exactly?

Arvin Kim elected as Student Member of the Board of Education

By Sachin Parikh | April 21, 2022, 1:03 p.m. | In Local »

Kim will succeed Hana O'Looney as the 45th SMOB

From cancelled games to the state quarterfinals: the Blair Boys' Basketball's season recap

By Sachin Parikh | March 21, 2022, 9:19 a.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers dominated in the 2021-22 season, finishing with a 13-3 record and a regional championship.

Blair secures Regional Championship with lights-out performance against Blake

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | March 4, 2022, 2:02 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers were unstoppable from beyond the arc and buried the Bengals 74-52 to advance to the State Quarterfinals

Blair dominates in playoff opener against Paint Branch

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | March 2, 2022, 2:03 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair triumphantly defeated the Panthers 70-52 to advance to the second round of the playoffs

Blazers dazzle on Senior Night in entertaining win over Whitman

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | Feb. 14, 2022, 5:53 a.m. | In Blair »

Blair's long-range effort and solid defense carried them to another victory in front of a packed crowd

MCPS and Blair have released their plans for virtual learning on inclement weather days

By Sachin Parikh | Feb. 13, 2022, 1:12 p.m. | In News »

2020-esque virtual learning now an option for future inclement weather days

Super Bowl LVI guide

By Sachin Parikh | Feb. 13, 2022, 10:01 a.m. | In Blogs »

Everything you need to know about Sunday's Super Bowl between the LA Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals

Dominant Blair shuts down Paint Branch

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | Feb. 11, 2022, 6:20 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair played phenomenally on all sides of the ball, winning by 27.

Underperforming Blair handles Wootton for another blowout win

By Sachin Parikh | Feb. 9, 2022, 2:18 p.m. | In Blair »

Blazers are victorious in a noncompetitive 57-35 win at home

"It's overkill" - MCPS clearly oversteps in its website ban policy

By Sachin Parikh | Feb. 7, 2022, 1:18 p.m. | In Features »

It's more than just Cool Math Games - MCPS' increasingly restrictive firewall has created an equity issue and made it harder to learn

Blazers continue hot streak with blowout win against Springbrook

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | Feb. 4, 2022, 11:35 a.m. | In Blair »

On a night where they weren't playing their best, Blair boys' varsity basketball still managed to defeat Springbrook handily

Blair defeats Richard Montgomery

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | Jan. 26, 2022, 6:34 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers' lights-out three-point shooting and suffocating defense propelled them to a 79-56 win at home

17-year-old student charged with attempted murder in shooting at Magruder High School

By Sachin Parikh | Jan. 23, 2022, 4:15 p.m. | In Local »

Police say the student used a 'ghost gun' in the shooting that left a 15-year-old student in critical condition.

Dec. 17 Blair basketball games canceled due to COVID-19 cases

By Sachin Parikh | Dec. 19, 2021, 10:52 a.m. | In COVID-19 »

Multiple cases in the boys varsity basketball program canceled Friday night's games vs. Walter Johnson

Dec. 10 basketball games at Blair postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak at Paint Branch

By Sachin Parikh | Dec. 13, 2021, 8:20 p.m. | In News »

Multiple COVID-19 cases in the Paint Branch boys basketball program postponed JV and varsity games against Blair

Blazers end up on the wrong end of a nail-biter against Seneca Valley

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | Dec. 13, 2021, 10:34 a.m. | In Blair »

Blair loses a tightly-contested 59-58 loss at home against the Screaming Eagles

Highlights and lowlights of the 2021 Montgomery County Thanksgiving parade

By Sachin Parikh | Nov. 25, 2021, 1:49 p.m. | In Blogs »

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

Is there a hard line between virtual and physical work?

By Sachin Parikh | Oct. 28, 2021, 1:28 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

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

Having trouble sleeping? A Blair psychology teacher and student weigh in

By Sachin Parikh | Oct. 18, 2021, 1:56 p.m. | In Features »

With so many outside commitments, high schoolers are finding it difficult to get a healthy amount of shut-eye