The Movement is giving your new, sheepskin coat to a homeless man that you pass by one night in the cold. The Movement is signing your car over to someone whose own automobile breaks down during rush hour. The Movement that has spread across America, documented in Catherine Ryan Hyde's fictional novel Pay it Forward, is not about paying favors back, but rather showing the same compassion to another person that someone showed you. Essentially, the concept of
After 9 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, Blazers will arrive from elegant dinners around town to gather in the Bethesda Hyatt's Crystal Ballroom for Prom 2003.
Every day, 3,200 students and 354 staff members trek the halls of Blair. When those masses head home after days crammed with facts and figures, a dirty legacy remains: About 1,980 pounds of trash, the weight of roughly 360 textbooks, leave Blair each school day on a garbage truck, according to Building Services Manager James Brown.
For many high schoolers, a Friday afternoon well-spent means having fun with reckless abandon or flopping mindlessly on a couch—anything that will allow them to forget about school and rest wearied heads.For junior Jojo Ruf, however, Friday, Mar 7 means delaying movie night with her friends to do the unthinkable: sequester herself in her room after school to plow through a few hours' worth of homework.
Just because sunny summer afternoons in the park are long gone doesn't mean that Blazers have to stay cooped up at home. Chips found a plethora of inexpensive activities just a short Metro ride away. We'll guide you to free movies, live music and even an outer space adventure.
Junior Keturah Busey sits in a bright basement with a couple of school friends, brainstorming outfit ideas for their dance group. But instead of playing it safe by picking out matching tees from the mall, the girls grab old denim jackets and snatch up scissors, needles and thread to fashion coordinated yet individualized looks.