Jonas Laufer


Name: Jonas Laufer
Position: Photo Editor
Graduation Year: 2023
Aside from being a co-editor of the photo staff, I'm in the CAP program and a private pilot.


Stories (3)


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

Humans of Blair: Frogs, Flowers, and the Foreign Service

By Jonas Laufer | March 22, 2022, 2:05 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Humans of Blair: Frogs, Flowers, and the Foreign Service



Images (114)


Photo: Peptalk

By Jonas Laufer | Sept. 8, 2022, 12:50 p.m.

The team huddles before the game

Photo: Hype

By Jonas Laufer | Sept. 8, 2022, 12:49 p.m.

Captain #8 gets pumped up after scoring a point

Photo: Huddle

By Jonas Laufer | Sept. 8, 2022, 12:48 p.m.

The team huddles after scoring a point

Photo: Fans

By Jonas Laufer | Sept. 8, 2022, 12:47 p.m.

The fans celebrate after a nice point

Photo: Spike

By Jonas Laufer | Sept. 8, 2022, 12:46 p.m.

#14 spikes the ball

Photo: Pre-Serve

By Jonas Laufer | Sept. 8, 2022, 12:44 p.m.

#18 prepares to serve the ball

Photo: Celebration

By Jonas Laufer | Sept. 8, 2022, 12:44 p.m.

The team celebrates after a clutch point

Photo: Defense

By Jonas Laufer | Sept. 8, 2022, 12:42 p.m.

Blair blocks an attempted spike

Photo: Cheers

By Jonas Laufer | June 10, 2022, midnight

The students who organized the walkout lead the crowd in cheers as they return to the school.

Photo: Guest Speaker

By Jonas Laufer | June 10, 2022, midnight

Students were invited to talk to the crowd and share their opinions

Photo: Protestor

By Jonas Laufer | June 10, 2022, midnight

Eleanor Moose, member of Blair's Amnesty International Chapter, spoke at the walkout encouraging the crowd to take action and participate in the March For Our Lives held on June 11.

Photo: Their Blood Your Hands

By Jonas Laufer | June 10, 2022, midnight

One students holds a sign that reads, "Their Blood Your Hands," while another records a speaker on their phone.

Photo: Take Assault Rifles Off American Streets

By Jonas Laufer | June 10, 2022, midnight

A student holds a sign that reads, "Take Assault Rifles Off American Streets"

Photo: No Mas Armas

By Jonas Laufer | June 10, 2022, midnight

A student holds a sign that reads, "No Mas Armas"

Photo: Latinx Club Speaker

By Jonas Laufer | June 10, 2022, midnight

Members of the Latinx Club at Blair recited poetry and speeches that had previously been shared at the vigil for the Rob Elementary School shooting victims.

Photo: Enclosed

By Jonas Laufer | June 10, 2022, midnight

A Blair security guard watches the walkout. Although the walkout was student lead, it was watched closely and contained by school security guards and administrative staff.

Photo: Enough is Enough

By Jonas Laufer | June 10, 2022, midnight

A sign that reads "Enough is Enough"

Photo: We Are Scared

By Jonas Laufer | June 10, 2022, midnight

Students hold a sign that reads, "We Are Scared"

Photo: Dancing

By Jonas Laufer | May 9, 2022, 1:08 p.m.

A mom dances with her daughter

Photo: Jerk Chicken

By Jonas Laufer | May 9, 2022, 1:07 p.m.

Jerk chicken on the grill

Photo: Food Cart

By Jonas Laufer | May 9, 2022, 1:06 p.m.

A man serving food from his stand

Photo: Sax

By Jonas Laufer | May 9, 2022, 1:05 p.m.

A man plays the saxophone

Photo: Coconut

By Jonas Laufer | May 9, 2022, 1:04 p.m.

A man serves a fresh coconut

Photo: Rice

By Jonas Laufer | May 9, 2022, 1:03 p.m.

A cook serves rice

Photo: Old Lady

By Jonas Laufer | May 9, 2022, 1:01 p.m.

An old lady selling beads

Photo: Girls

By Jonas Laufer | May 9, 2022, 1 p.m.

A group of girls buying snacks

Photo: Prairie Dog

By Jonas Laufer | May 6, 2022, 10:41 a.m.

A Prairie Dog has a snack

Photo: Sleepy Goat

By Jonas Laufer | May 6, 2022, 10:40 a.m.

A goat takes a nap

Photo: Andean Bear

By Jonas Laufer | May 5, 2022, 2:12 p.m.

An Andean Bear

Photo: Elephant

By Jonas Laufer | May 5, 2022, 2:09 p.m.

An African Elephant

Photo: Prehensile Tailed Porcupine

By Jonas Laufer | May 5, 2022, 2:04 p.m.

A Prehensile Tailed Porcupine in the small mammal house

Photo: Emperor Tamarin

By Jonas Laufer | May 5, 2022, 1:54 p.m.

An Emperor Tamarin in the small mammal house

Photo: Coati

By Jonas Laufer | May 5, 2022, 1:51 p.m.

A White Coati in the small mammal house

Photo: Lizard

By Jonas Laufer | May 5, 2022, 1:49 p.m.

A Lizard basking in the reptile house

Photo: Turtle Swimming

By Jonas Laufer | May 5, 2022, 1:42 p.m.

A Turtle swimming in the reptile house

Photo: PC-12

By Jonas Laufer | April 22, 2022, 1:31 p.m.

A Pilatus PC-12 sits tied down.

Photo: Phenom 300

By Jonas Laufer | April 22, 2022, 1:29 p.m.

A beautiful Phenom 300 sits on the ramp.

Photo: Citation

By Jonas Laufer | April 22, 2022, 1:27 p.m.

A Cessna Citation sits on the ramp

Photo: Refuel

By Jonas Laufer | April 22, 2022, 1:25 p.m.

A Socata TB-20 owned by Octopus Flying Club gets refueled on the ramp.

Photo: Delivery

By Jonas Laufer | April 22, 2022, 1:23 p.m.

A plane dismantled for cross-country shipping.

Photo: C152

By Jonas Laufer | April 22, 2022, 1:20 p.m.

A tiny Cessna 152 sits on the ground

Photo: King Air

By Jonas Laufer | April 22, 2022, 1:18 p.m.

A Beechcraft 350 King Air undergoing maintenance in a hangar.

Photo: Cessna Citation 525 CJ1

By Jonas Laufer | April 22, 2022, 1:10 p.m.

A Cessna Citation 525 CJ1 sits on the ramp.

Photo: Lockdown Defense

By Jonas Laufer | March 30, 2022, 2:11 p.m.

A player chases the Sherwood goalie

Photo: Goalie

By Jonas Laufer | March 30, 2022, 2:09 p.m.

Senior Goalie Eliza Davis

Photo: Face Off

By Jonas Laufer | March 30, 2022, 2:06 p.m.

Junior Megan Gunnulfsen faces off to start the game

Photo: Strong Defense

By Jonas Laufer | March 30, 2022, 2:06 p.m.

Guarding the goal

Photo: Defense

By Jonas Laufer | March 30, 2022, 2:04 p.m.

Strong defense

Photo: Attacker

By Jonas Laufer | March 30, 2022, 2:03 p.m.

An attacker runs for the ball

Photo: Veterans For Freedom

By Jonas Laufer | March 24, 2022, 9:08 a.m.

A man in camo garb and a sicker supporting veterans shows his support.

Photo: Thumbs Up

By Jonas Laufer | March 24, 2022, 9:07 a.m.

A man with a "Mandate Freedom" sign gives the supporters of the protest a thumbs up.

Photo: For the 'Gram

By Jonas Laufer | March 24, 2022, 9:06 a.m.

A supporter of the protest takes a picture of his friends.

Photo: Corndra

By Jonas Laufer | March 24, 2022, 9:05 a.m.

A colorful pickup truck filled with junk in the back.

Photo: Supporters

By Jonas Laufer | March 24, 2022, 9:03 a.m.

People supporting the protest overlooking the beltway.

Photo: We the people

By Jonas Laufer | March 24, 2022, 9:01 a.m.

A truck covered in flags and paint that says "we the people."

Photo: Flip Off

By Jonas Laufer | March 24, 2022, 9 a.m.

Not everyone was supportive of the protest.

Photo: American Flag Decal

By Jonas Laufer | March 24, 2022, 8:58 a.m.

A truck with an American flag paint job.

Photo: Trucks

By Jonas Laufer | March 24, 2022, 8:57 a.m.

Two trucks driving in formation

Photo: Motorcycle with flags

By Jonas Laufer | March 24, 2022, 8:55 a.m.

A man riding on a motorcycle with American flags attached.

Photo: Susanna Miele-Bokelman learning to surf in Costa Rica

By Jonas Laufer | March 22, 2022, 2:11 p.m.

Susanna Miele-Bokelman learning to surf in Costa Rica

Photo: Susanna Miele-Bokelman

By Jonas Laufer | March 22, 2022, 2:08 p.m.

Blair Junior and rising Varsity Swim Captain

Photo: WWG1WGA

By Jonas Laufer | March 22, 2022, 9:11 a.m.

A man waving an American flag out of the sunroof with the car painted to say "WWG1WGA."

Photo: TRUMP WQN

By Jonas Laufer | March 6, 2022, midnight

A pickup truck covered in anti-Biden rhetoric and slogans.

Photo: Tower

By Jonas Laufer | Feb. 22, 2022, 1:13 p.m.

A radio tower near the aiport

Photo: Gas

By Jonas Laufer | Feb. 22, 2022, 1:12 p.m.

An old gas pump at the airport

Photo: Hiring

By Jonas Laufer | Feb. 22, 2022, 1:11 p.m.

A now hiring sign near the airport

Photo: PA28

By Jonas Laufer | Feb. 22, 2022, 1:10 p.m.

A Piper Archer sits on the ramp

Photo: Snacks

By Jonas Laufer | Feb. 22, 2022, 1:09 p.m.

Complementary snacks in the FBO

Photo: Grill

By Jonas Laufer | Feb. 22, 2022, 1:09 p.m.

An old grill sits next to the FBO

Photo: 100LL

By Jonas Laufer | Feb. 22, 2022, 1:08 p.m.

The self serve fuel station

Photo: M20

By Jonas Laufer | Feb. 22, 2022, 1:07 p.m.

An abandoned Mooney M20 sits in the field near the airport.

Photo: Welcome to Freeway Airport

By Jonas Laufer | Feb. 22, 2022, 1:06 p.m.

The U.S. flag billows in the wind next to a welcome sign

Photo: Beechcraft Bonanza

By Jonas Laufer | Feb. 22, 2022, 1:03 p.m.

An abandoned A35 Bonanza sits missing it's propeller cap.

Photo: N7615G

By Jonas Laufer | Feb. 22, 2022, 1 p.m.

A 1970 Cessna 172L sits in a field near the airport

Photo: The group walks back to Blair to dispose of the trash

By Jonas Laufer | Jan. 31, 2022, 1:48 p.m.

The group walks back to Blair to dispose of the trash.

Photo: Senior Maxwell Pauls picks up trash

By Jonas Laufer | Jan. 31, 2022, 1:48 p.m.

Senior Maxwell Pauls picks up trash

Photo: Senior Maxwell Pauls picks up trash

By Jonas Laufer | Jan. 31, 2022, 1:45 p.m.

Senior Maxwell Pauls picks up trash

Photo: Junior Simone Kimelman-Block picks up trash

By Jonas Laufer | Jan. 31, 2022, 1:44 p.m.

Junior Simone Kimelman-Block picks up trash

Photo: Junior Simone Kimelman-Block picks up trash

By Jonas Laufer | Jan. 31, 2022, 1:40 p.m.

Junior Simone Kimelman-Block picks up trash

Photo: Junior Simone Kimelman-Block picks up trash

By Jonas Laufer | Jan. 31, 2022, 1:38 p.m.

Junior Simone Kimelman-Block picks up trash

Photo: Junior Susanna Miele-Bokelman picks up a piece of a bottle

By Jonas Laufer | Jan. 31, 2022, 1:35 p.m.

Junior Susanna Miele-Bokelman picks up a piece of a bottle

Photo: Co-President of the club Delia Chen unravels a new trash bag.

By Jonas Laufer | Jan. 31, 2022, 1:33 p.m.

Co-President of the club Delia Chen unravels a new trash bag.

Photo: Oberon

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 16, 2021, 12:19 p.m.

Oberon levitates a flower that makes people fall in love

Photo: Titania

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 16, 2021, 12:18 p.m.

Titania in the woods

Photo: Titania & Oberon

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 16, 2021, 12:17 p.m.

Oberon is jealous of the son Titania has adopted

Photo: Puck & Fairies

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 16, 2021, 12:15 p.m.

Puck scares the other fairies in the woods

Photo: Puck

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 16, 2021, 12:15 p.m.

Puck causes mischief in the woods while serving Oberon

Photo: Fairy

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 16, 2021, 12:14 p.m.

A fairy juggles in the woods

Photo: Mechinicals

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 16, 2021, 12:13 p.m.

Preparation for the Duke's wedding

Photo: Hermia & Lysander

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 16, 2021, 12:12 p.m.

Lysander wants to elope with Hermia

Photo: Egeus

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 16, 2021, 12:10 p.m.

Egeus' daughter wants to marry someone other than the man he picked for her.

Photo: Headon Traffic

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 5, 2021, 4:18 p.m.

The construction process is causing huge delays and traffic to form as all of Colesville merges into a single lane.

Photo: Asphalt Getting Dumped Into the Paver

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 5, 2021, 4:16 p.m.

The asphalt gets moved from the trucks to the paver via a transport machine.

Photo: Worker with a Cigarette

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 5, 2021, 4:15 p.m.

Most of the workers were smoking cigarettes.

Photo: Paver in the Fog

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 5, 2021, 4:14 p.m.

The lights on the SE50 V Vibratory Screed make the steam and smog look cool.

Photo: A Steamroller Compressing the Asphalt

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 5, 2021, 2:26 p.m.

The asphalt is laid five inches thick and then gets compressed down to two inches.

Photo: Bulldozer Laying Asphalt

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 5, 2021, 2:24 p.m.

A bulldozer laying asphalt. Every night the bulldozers are fed by 24 trucks to keep a continuous flow of paving.

Photo: Portrait of a Worker Smoking

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 5, 2021, 2:22 p.m.

A worker smokes a cigarette while watching the paving take place.

Photo: Four Workers Operating the Paving Machine

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 5, 2021, 2:21 p.m.

Four workers operating the SE50 V Vibratory Screed paving machine.

Photo: Worker Portrait

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 5, 2021, 2:18 p.m.

Candid portrait of a worker.

Photo: Three Workers Paving

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 5, 2021, 2:15 p.m.

Three workers operating a SE50 V Vibratory Screed paving machine.

Photo: Rough Traffic

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 5, 2021, 2:14 p.m.

Cars sit in traffic over an unpaved section of road.

Photo: Photo: lunch soccer tournament

By Jonas Laufer | Oct. 18, 2021, 1:23 p.m.

Students partaking in the indoor soccer tournament during lunch.

Photo: Blair bathroom sinks

By Jonas Laufer | Oct. 13, 2021, 10:43 a.m.

A soap dispenser is missing in one of Blair's restrooms.

Photo: Ava Dribbles the Ball Down the Field

By Jonas Laufer | Oct. 4, 2021, 1:13 p.m.

Ava Dribbles the Ball Down the Field

Photo: Scarlet Passes the Ball

By Jonas Laufer | Oct. 4, 2021, 1:11 p.m.

Scarlet Passes the Ball

Photo: Leila Dribbles Past the Defender

By Jonas Laufer | Oct. 4, 2021, 1:10 p.m.

Leila Dribbles Past the Defender

Photo: Scarlet Recovers the Ball Downfield

By Jonas Laufer | Oct. 4, 2021, 1:09 p.m.

Scarlet Recovers the Ball Downfield

Photo: Grayson Passing the Ball

By Jonas Laufer | Oct. 4, 2021, 1:08 p.m.

Grayson Passing the Ball

Photo: Megan Takes a Shot

By Jonas Laufer | Oct. 4, 2021, 1:07 p.m.

Blair Girl Takes a Shot

Photo: Megan Dribbling the Ball

By Jonas Laufer | Oct. 4, 2021, 12:58 p.m.

Megan Dribbling the Ball

Photo: Karis Passes the Ball

By Jonas Laufer | Sept. 30, 2021, 2:18 p.m.

Karis Passes the Ball

Photo: Captain Delia Chen Dribbling the Ball

By Jonas Laufer | Sept. 30, 2021, 1:32 p.m.

Varsity Captain Delia Chen controls the ball in the midfield.

Photo: Eleanor Moose Dribbling

By Jonas Laufer | Sept. 30, 2021, 1:28 p.m.

Eleanor Moose takes control of the ball



Images (0)


Gallery: Womens Volleyball vs. Quince Orchard

By Jonas Laufer | Sept. 8, 2022, 12:37 p.m. | In Photo »

Blair suffered a tough 3-1 loss against Quince Orchard.

Gallery: Walkout for Gun Safety

By Jonas Laufer | June 10, 2022, 11:59 p.m. | In Photo »

On June 10th, students walked out to demonstrate their support for gun reform policies.

Gallery: Taste of Jamaica

By Jonas Laufer | May 9, 2022, 12:58 p.m.

Taste of Jamaica cultural fair in Downtown Silver Spring

Gallery: Smithsonian Zoo

By Jonas Laufer | May 5, 2022, 1:41 p.m.

A compilation of underrated animals at the zoo

Gallery: Montgomery County Airpark

By Jonas Laufer | April 22, 2022, 12:57 p.m. | In Photo »

Action at the Montgomery County Airpark

Gallery: Blair Girls Lacrosse Loses in Back-and-Forth Match Against Rockville

By Derek Mu, Jonas Laufer | April 9, 2022, 11:39 a.m.

Blair loses 6-7 in an intense game.

Gallery: Varsity Girls Lacrosse Game vs. Sherwood

By Jonas Laufer | March 30, 2022, 1:45 p.m.

Blazers take a tough loss against Sherwood in their second game of the season.

Gallery: "Freedom" Convoy

By Jonas Laufer | March 22, 2022, midnight

A photo gallery of the "freedom" convoy.

Gallery: Freeway Airport (KW00)

By Jonas Laufer | Feb. 22, 2022, 12:57 p.m. | In Photo »

A quiet day at Freeway Airport

Gallery: Blair's Racoon Club Making Environmental Change Around Campus

By Jonas Laufer | Jan. 31, 2022, 1:28 p.m. | In Photo »

Blair's youngest club has made strides in cleaning up the community picking up several trash bags worth of liter every Tuesday this year.

Gallery: A Midsummer Night's Dream

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 16, 2021, 12:08 p.m.

Tickets available! https://bpt.me/5287920

Gallery: Construction on Colesville

By Jonas Laufer | Nov. 5, 2021, 2:07 p.m.

Colesville road is being repaved with 1,400 tons of asphalt being laid each night. This comes to the detriment of drivers who have to deal with traffic and rough concrete roads.

Gallery: Blair Varsity Field Hockey Game Against Wheaton

By Jonas Laufer | Sept. 30, 2021, 1:25 p.m.

On 9/26 Blair's Varsity Field Hockey defeated Wheaton with a score of 7-0.