Monica Huang

Name: Monica Huang
Position: Page Editor
Graduation Year: 2006
Monica Huang is finally a HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR in the CAP program and is ready to move on to bigger and better things in life. Counting down the days until graduation and summer, Monica can be found hanging out with friends, watching TV, and dancing. She hopes to have an amazing year on Silver Chips as a member of Design Team and plans on making amazing design pages and centerspreads.

Stories (9)

Trial by jury

By Monica Huang | April 6, 2006, midnight | In Print »

When Sarah, a senior, was caught shoplifting a Coach purse from Lord & Taylor, she thought her record would be permanently tarnished. But because of a group of 10 teens she had never met before, the mistake she made almost a year ago will remain only a glitch in her past.

A Blair skating sensation

By Monica Huang | March 2, 2006, midnight | In Print »

Figure skating is only important to most people once every four years. During a brief few weeks, ice skating makes headlines as skaters compete for Olympic gold. But for senior Lily Jaffie-Shupe, ice skating is not a trend that is quickly forgotten after the Olympic torch is extinguished. For Jaffie-Shupe, every day revolves around ice shards and glittery costumes.

Sex-ed panel announced

By Monica Huang | Nov. 11, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The school board announced the appointments for the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) on Family Life and Human Development at its Oct. 24 meeting, but disputes continue over the Board's decision to wait to appoint a representative of Citizens for Responsible Curriculum (CRC). The CAC will work with educators to review revisions to the school board's health education curriculum.

Group protests GT designation

By Monica Huang | Oct. 6, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The newly formed Equity in Education Coalition (EEC), an alliance of community organizations and activists in the Maryland area, and the Montgomery County Education Forum (MCEF) officially demanded an end to the second-grade global screening process for Gifted and Talented (GT) designation at the Sept. 26 Board of Education meeting.

Should MCPS put BMI on report cards? YES: Schools should fight obesity

By Monica Huang | March 11, 2005, midnight | In Print »

An epidemic is spreading amongst the American youth with no sign of stopping. Fries, ice cream, lack of exercise and television, among other culprits, are leading to an array of health conditions ranging from high blood pressure to heart problems to death. Kids today are heavier than ever " obesity among boys and girls has quadrupled in the last 25 years, according to the American Obesity Association.

Reflecting on years in the 'Red' zone with Auerbach

By Monica Huang | Feb. 25, 2005, midnight | In Print »

No pancakes on game days. No water during practice. No cheerleaders at Celtics games. Former Boston Celtics coach Arnold "Red" Auerbach knows what he wants.

Reflecting on years in the 'Red' zone

By Monica Huang | Feb. 3, 2005, midnight | In Print »

No pancakes on game days. No water during practice. No cheerleaders at Celtics games. Former Boston Celtics coach Arnold "Red” Auerbach knows what he wants.

The Blair melting pot: more than a blend of color

By Monica Huang | Nov. 11, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The constant beat of a drum pounds amidst the rich melodies of multiple instruments. As their bodies undulate, their vibrant blue and purple Indian tunics shimmer, and beams of light reflect off small mirrors embroidered on the fabric. For many members of the Indian Club, dancing allows them to connect with their Indian heritages. But for others like junior Rachel Martin, who is white and

Professing Politics

By Monica Huang | Oct. 6, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Walking into history teacher George Vlasits' third period class, Blazers can witness a teacher who warmly welcomes his students. From the warm-up to the bell, Vlasits openly shares his political views on topics ranging from the environment to the war in Iraq. But when a student goes over to the portables, a completely different philosophy can be observed: one of history teacher David Swaney who will not even disclose his political opinions in the classroom.