There're only two days left until the release of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," the movie based on J.K. Rowling's fourth installment of the fantasy novels, and Potter fans can barely contain themselves.
Nearly 200 freshmen crammed into the SAC on Thursday afternoon from 2:10 to 4:00 p.m. for the annual freshman social, an event created to provide the opportunity for high school newcomers to adjust to their new school's atmosphere and become better acquainted with each other, according to the ninth grade assistant principal James Short.
Okay, it's official; we have lost our trick-or-treating rights to old age. Instead of opening our hallowed plastic pumpkins for a handful of candy, we're opening our eyes and ears to disapproving looks and deep sighs from the neighbors who now toss the bite-sized Snicker bars - the ones that that should have gone to the kids behind us - into our bottomless bags. Our scavenging is on the brink of pathetic, and our lame endeavors show through our questionable made-from-whatever's-around-the-house costumes.
The crisp and cool season of fall has swiftly hit the D.C. area, but some aspects of summer still exist. A super-sappy chick flick hit the box offices on Oct. 7, rekindling the carefree and romantic atmosphere of summer. Starring Cameron Diaz and Toni Collette, "In Her Shoes" is a heartfelt, amusing movie one should see with all their girlfriends.
Education writer and critic Jonathan Kozol discussed his most recent book "The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America" from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Blair. Kozol held a book signing after the presentation.
Blair's lacrosse, softball and baseball teams started the school year by participating in fall leagues and programs to stay in shape and prepare for the 2006 spring season.
Addie's Restaurant, an unexpectedly quaint and quiet restaurant sits right on the edge of Rockville Pike adjacent to a rowdy beer-drinking joint. The cozy restaurant is located in a cottage-like house with a small outdoor seating area covered by a blue canopy.
"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," the sixth installment of the popular series, was released at midnight on July 16 in stores all over the globe. Scholastic, the book's publisher, expects the sixth book to break all previous records, according to The Washington Post.
This red blazer is one of the many one-of-a-kind finds at Value Village that can make any Halloween costume fabulous.
Eve shows off her red fishnets and hairspray – two preliminary costume essentials – before taking on Value Village.
Seniors Dina Villtoro and Andy Castillo and junior Christian Garcia help secure a recently planted Yoshino Cherry tree on Oct. 20 in the SAC courtyard gardens. Leslie Backus' horticulture classes have been planting trees, provided by the TreeMendous Tree program at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, at Blair throughout the week.