Han Hu


Name: Han Hu
Position: Page Editor
Graduation Year: 2004
Han Hu, a senior in Blair's Magnet program, is very excited to serve as Managing News Editor on the Silver Chips staff. Aside from Chips, he is also a member of Blair's mock trial team, where he enjoys delivering cases at the county courthouse before real judges. Han enjoys playing on the Blair tennis team in the spring and is on the debate and math teams as well. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with friends, listening to music, and playing ultimate frisbee. He looks forward to a fantastic senior year.


Stories (18)


New freshman interim system implemented

By Han Hu | March 9, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The Blair administration now sends ninth graders interims every three weeks, beginning this semester, in an effort to raise freshman academic performance.

Winter pep rally for clubs to be held

By Han Hu | Nov. 13, 2003, midnight | In Print »

October 2003 Newsbriefs

By Han Hu | Oct. 2, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Newsbriefs compiled by Han Hu with additional reporting by Katherine Epstein, Nina Feinberg, Kedamai Fisseha and Stephanie Nguyen

Computer team wins contest

By Han Hu | June 19, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The Blair computer team won first and second place in the Senior and Intermediate divisions, respectively, at the 2003 American Computer Science League (ACSL) All-Star Contest.

Council defers teacher raises

By Han Hu | May 22, 2003, midnight | In Print »

The Montgomery County Council approved its 2003-2004 budget on May 15. The Council's allocation to MCPS for the next school year fell $17 million short of the MCPS Board of Education's (BOE) request. To close the gap, the BOE will most likely break its contract with teachers and delay payment of negotiated raises by five months.

May 2003 Newsbriefs

By Han Hu | May 22, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Newsbriefs compiled by Han Hu with additional reporting by Amanda Allen, KC Costanzo, Sreela Namboodiri and Annie Pierce

MCPS cancels distant trips

By Han Hu | April 10, 2003, midnight | In Print »

MCPS suspended field trips more than 75 miles from Montgomery County on Mar 19 due to the war in Iraq and the high terrorism alert level. Several Blair field trips may be affected, but outdoor education trips can continue.

Apr 2003 Newsbriefs

By Han Hu | April 10, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Apr 2003 Newsbriefs

Math failures high

By Han Hu | March 13, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Mar 2003 Newsbriefs

By Han Hu | March 13, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Mar 2003 Newsbriefs

Budget restrictions impact Blair clubs and activities

By Han Hu | March 13, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Economic concerns caused MCPS to impose further budget restrictions on Feb 10, including freezing school funds and cutting stipends for after-school programs for the remainder of the school year.

Dec 2002 Newsbriefs

By Han Hu | Dec. 19, 2002, midnight | In Print »

Dec 2002 Newsbriefs

Seventeen names Silver Chips best high school paper

By Easha Anand Han Hu | Dec. 19, 2002, midnight | In Print »

Blair's own Unsung Hero

By Han Hu | Nov. 8, 2002, midnight | In Print »

Blair social studies teacher Joann Malone received the 2002 Education's Unsung Heroes Award and $2,000 in prize money for her work with Blair's Diversity Workshop.

Nov 2002 Newsbriefs

By Han Hu | Nov. 8, 2002, midnight | In Print »

Nov 2002 Newsbriefs

Blazers learn power of ballot

By Han Hu | Oct. 28, 2002, midnight | In Print »

"It took 144 years for women to gain the right to vote in the United States. It took 94 years for African Americans to win the right to vote and another 94 years to vote without restrictions being put on the right. You only had to turn 18. Vote in the next election."

Locker shortage resolved

By Han Hu | Oct. 4, 2002, midnight | In Print »

Blair's new policy this year asking seniors to share lockers has helped to resolve the school's locker shortage, one of the latest signs of overcrowding at Blair.

Blair faces possible shortage of over 300 lockers

By Han Hu | July 30, 2002, midnight | In Print »

Blair has a potential shortage of lockers, and students may be asked to share lockers or give up unused ones in the upcoming school year, according to Business Manager Anne Alban.