Gili Perl


Name: Gili Perl
Position: Photo Editor
Graduation Year: 2009


Images (385)


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By Gili Perl | April 30, 2009, 1:24 p.m.

Guests, often friends of the artists, examine the artwork.

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By Gili Perl | April 30, 2009, 1:23 p.m.

Albert Einstein High School's Visual Arts Center hosted a spring exhibition of student work.

Photo: Quick save

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2009, 10:04 p.m.

Teammates look on and prepare for a return while senior Willy Li spikes the ball.

Photo: Sinister Sina

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2009, 10 p.m.

Junior Sina Shahamatdar flies above the net in preparation of blocking the ball in a game against Paint Branch.

Photo: sweeney 10

By Gili Perl | March 18, 2009, 10:54 p.m.

Intricate feather masks will be used to add flair to the musical's costumes.

Photo: sweeney 9

By Gili Perl | March 18, 2009, 10:53 p.m.

Backstage in the dressing room a mannequin head models Todd's wig, which will be worn by senior Robin Dreher in the leading role.

Photo: sweeney 8

By Gili Perl | March 18, 2009, 10:52 p.m.

Senior set designer Joseph Rosen demonstrates the use of Todd's trunk, posing as dead.

Photo: sweeney 7

By Gili Perl | March 18, 2009, 10:51 p.m.

A nifty treat for cast and audience, Sweeney's barber chair is the actual chair used in the original touring production of the musical.

Photo: sweeney 6

By Gili Perl | March 18, 2009, 10:48 p.m.

Stairs leading up to the barber shop advertise service.

Photo: sweeney 5

By Gili Perl | March 18, 2009, 10:47 p.m.

A chest, posters and lamps reveal stage crew's attention to detail, which makes the set even more authentic and exciting.

Photo: sweeney 4

By Gili Perl | March 18, 2009, 10:46 p.m.

A meat grinder and bowl of batter make up a portion of Mrs. Lovett's shop.

Photo: sweeney 3

By Gili Perl | March 18, 2009, 10:45 p.m.

An elevated view of the left staircase reflects the stage crew team's time intensive job.

Photo: sweeney 2

By Gili Perl | March 18, 2009, 10:44 p.m.

Senior Nora McNally painted the set's backdrop to resemble a gloomy city.

Photo: sweeney 1

By Gili Perl | March 18, 2009, 10:43 p.m.

The finished set of Blair's spring musical, "Sweeney Todd," waits for opening night on Friday.

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By Gili Perl | March 9, 2009, 11:28 p.m.

Senior Leon Sampson is being scouted by three schools, including Division I-member Boston University.

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By Gili Perl | March 9, 2009, 11:25 p.m.

Senior Annie Worden committed to Fordham University after contacting over 20 colleges. She will receive an 80 percent scholarship.

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By Gili Perl | March 9, 2009, 11:19 p.m.

Senior Mike McClain is currently choosing between eight schools in deciding where to continue his basketball career.

Photo: girls basketball ramita dewan

By Gili Perl | Feb. 18, 2009, 1:19 p.m.

Senior Ramita Dewan springs into the air in a free throw.

Photo: girls basketball janet henkai

By Gili Perl | Feb. 18, 2009, 1:18 p.m.

Sophomore Janet Henkai attempts a shot.

Photo: girls basketball watkins mill

By Gili Perl | Feb. 18, 2009, 1:18 p.m.

Blazers on both teams scrabble for control of the ball.

Photo: vending machine

By Gili Perl | Feb. 9, 2009, 1 p.m.

A new vending machine for drinks, the most recent addition to Blair Boulevard, sits empty for now.

Photo: S(n)o(w) cold!

By Gili Perl | Jan. 30, 2009, 11:13 p.m.

Snowfall and icy conditions resulted in two consecutive closings and one delayed opening of schools throughout the county.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 30, 2009, 5:26 p.m.

Freshmen Noah Grace Bauman and Eliza Wagner add some funk to their styles with a vintage riding jacket and tall boots, or a plaid dress and flats, respectively.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 30, 2009, 5:24 p.m.

Junior Mady Najde adds color to his black and grey outfits with a pair of bright red shoes.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 30, 2009, 5:23 p.m.

Sophomore Alessandra Mantovani mixes casual wear with elegance in a versatile ensemble.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 30, 2009, 5:22 p.m.

Senior Elizabeth Shemondy stays in style with wintry blue plaid top, red scarf and a neutral cardigan while junior Sierra Shepherd shows off her curves in a long sweater and sporty leggings.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 30, 2009, 5:21 p.m.

Senior Julio Gomez brightens dreary winter days with a brightly printed shirt and matching shoe laces.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 30, 2009, 5:18 p.m.

Senior Jillian Granados sports a leather jacket and purse along with a classic pair of grey Chucks.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 30, 2009, 5:16 p.m.

Sophomore Katlyn Harmison matches her leather calf length boots to her tanned leather purse.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 17, 2009, 1 p.m.

Photo: National Monument

By Gili Perl | Jan. 17, 2009, 12:58 p.m.

The National Monument is along the parade route.

Photo: Capitol

By Gili Perl | Jan. 17, 2009, 12:53 p.m.

Blazers will flock to the National Mall on Inauguration Day.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 14, 2009, midnight

Photo: kindertshirt

By Gili Perl | Oct. 31, 2008, midnight

Photo: kindpjs

By Gili Perl | Oct. 31, 2008, midnight

Junior Imani Pierre and sophomore VanAnh Luu stay cozy in their kindergarten-style pajamas.

Photo: kinderbears

By Gili Perl | Oct. 31, 2008, midnight

Photo: kindergartenannas

By Gili Perl | Oct. 31, 2008, midnight

Seniors Renee Pierce, Nora McNally, Anna Rassman, Annie Holt and Anna Hadfield all put a different spin on their childhood fashion.

Photo: kinder blankies

By Gili Perl | Oct. 31, 2008, midnight

Photo: ms van

By Gili Perl | Oct. 29, 2008, midnight

Blair staff member Leslie Van proudly tells parents of eighth grade students all about the school and its programs during an informational meeting for rising freshmen.

Photo: volleyball vs kennedy1

By Gili Perl | Oct. 29, 2008, midnight

Junior Irini Somplatzki goes for a spike during Tueday's game.

Photo: volleyball vs kennedy2

By Gili Perl | Oct. 29, 2008, midnight

Junior Julia Skolnik jumps high as she serves the ball.

Photo: Perilous painting

By Gili Perl | Oct. 27, 2008, midnight

High up on a cherry picker in the windy sky, a man paints around outside windows by the greenhouse.

Photo: transito 2

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2008, midnight

Una vieja parada de autobús se queda en el piso destrosada a medida de que la construcción del nuevo centro de tránsito se lleva acabo

Photo: transito

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2008, midnight

Cercas alrededor de las paradas de autobús hacen que los peatones tomen un camino diferente devido a la construcción.

Photo: fockey vs sb rachel

By Gili Perl | Oct. 21, 2008, midnight

Senior Rachel Passman keeps the ball in-bounds.

Photo: fockey vs sb julia

By Gili Perl | Oct. 21, 2008, midnight

Senior Julia Stratton steers the ball away from a Springbrook opponent.

Photo: girls soccer vs northwood

By Gili Perl | Oct. 21, 2008, midnight

Senior Annie Worden directs the ball away from a Northwood opponent.

Photo: transitpic2

By Gili Perl | Oct. 16, 2008, midnight

Fences divert pedestrian traffic around the former metro stop bus loop.

Photo: transitpic3

By Gili Perl | Oct. 16, 2008, midnight

An old bus shelter lies crumpled on the ground as replacements will be constructed in a new bus stop location.

Photo: transitpic1

By Gili Perl | Oct. 16, 2008, midnight

A sign directs commuters to new temporary bus stop locations at the Silver Spring Metro station.

Photo: Varsity football vs. Sherwood - 1

By Gili Perl | Oct. 11, 2008, midnight

Senior running back Jonathan "Jamrock" Haughton looks for a pass while avoiding a Sherwood opponent. Blair lost 35-7 against the undefeated Warriors.

Photo: general shot fall fashion imani

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight

Juniors Thomas Ruffin, Imani Pierre and Yohana Merho exemplify the vibrant fall trends permeating Blair's hallways.

Photo: 9 GOOD fall fashion lahai

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight

Senior Lahai John poses in his new, and appropriate, graphic tee.

Photo: 12 fall fashion stairs

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight

Freshman Phuong-Mai Bui prefers pairing bright graphic tees with matching sneakers and boys' sweatpants to donning "boyfriend" jeans.

Photo: 17 fall fashion moyatu

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight

Senior Moyatu Ebba avoids fur boots, opting for leather instead, while classmate Aaron Lane wears simple sneakers.

Photo: 7 fall fashion lisa

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight

Sophomores Lisa Chase and Kendra Sargeant add elegance and color to the school in their classic top and graphic tee and vest, respectively.

Photo: 9 BAD fall fashion blake

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight

Senior Blake Loftus wears one of many witty shirts from his collection.

Photo: 8 fall fashion delante

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight

Senior Delante Horton goes for a clean-cut look in his v-neck graphic tee and fitted jeans, paired with a matching wristwatch.

Photo: 14 fall fashion schwartz

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight

Freshman Nick Schwartz wears a turquoise polo paired with destroyed jeans to match his new Nike kicks.

Photo: 10 fall fashion merry

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight

Junior Merry Kin longs for springtime in her white floral print dress and simple sandals.

Photo: 11 fall fashion rassman

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight

Senior Anna Rassman sports a comfortable yet elegant outfit in her high-waisted skirt and loose v-neck top.

Photo: 5 fall fashion demitri

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight

Senior Demitri Williams looks sharp in a pinstripe shirt with cuff links, complimented by personality glasses and a smile.

Photo: 14 fall fashion marcos

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight

Junior Patricia Barrientos poses with boyfriend, senior Marcos Aguilar, in a sweet printed dress and a matching pair flats.

Photo: 2 fall fashion luu

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight

Sophomore VanAnh Luu adds glam to her graphic tee with a pair of oversized hoop earrings.

Photo: liam ulasevich

By Gili Perl | Sept. 29, 2008, midnight

Vice President Liam Ulasevich was elected to office last week.

Photo: football whitman 1

By Gili Perl | Sept. 29, 2008, midnight

Junior Andrew Gondor runs the ball downfield.

Photo: football whitman 2

By Gili Perl | Sept. 29, 2008, midnight

Senior Keith Ayensu rushes past Whitman players during Friday's game.

Photo: football vs. whitman 1

By Gili Perl | Sept. 29, 2008, midnight

Senior running back Keith Ayensu rushes past Whitman players during Friday's game. Ayensu tied the game at 7-7 with a 75-yard touchdown run.

Photo: girls soccer blake 1

By Gili Perl | Sept. 25, 2008, midnight

Senior Paige Munger steers the ball away from a Blake player.

Photo: girls soccer blake 2

By Gili Perl | Sept. 25, 2008, midnight

Junior Jenna Williams faces off against a Blake opponent.

Photo: athletes studyhall2

By Gili Perl | Sept. 25, 2008, midnight

Football players in study hall not only have a quiet room to help them focus on work, but also access to computers.

Photo: athletes studyhall

By Gili Perl | Sept. 25, 2008, midnight

Juniors Paris Essoumba and Dimitrious Philliou work on homework during a session of study hall.

Photo: dtss cons10

By Gili Perl | Sept. 19, 2008, midnight

Onlookers can easily witness progress from around the site.

Photo: aotw DAYNE BOLT

By Gili Perl | Sept. 18, 2008, midnight

Photo: fockey vs damascus1

By Gili Perl | Sept. 18, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Janet Henkai guides the ball around a Damascus player.

Photo: fockey vs damascus 2

By Gili Perl | Sept. 18, 2008, midnight

Senior Rachel Passman gets control of the ball during Wednesday's game.

Photo: football gondor

By Gili Perl | Sept. 13, 2008, midnight

Junior Andrew Gondor kicks the ball past a Northwood player during Friday's game.

Photo: football 2

By Gili Perl | Sept. 13, 2008, midnight

A referee calls one of many penalties during the game just as the teams prepare to start.

Photo: sga president sibyl brown

By Gili Perl | Sept. 12, 2008, midnight

SGA president and junior Sibyl Brown is excited for the new school year.

Photo: Ready for battle

By Gili Perl | Sept. 12, 2008, midnight

Members of the varsity football team are a formidable force this season.

Photo: Blazers in training

By Gili Perl | Sept. 11, 2008, midnight

Blair football prepares to turn it around this season.

Photo: Super Ballers

By Gili Perl | Sept. 10, 2008, midnight

Juniors Julia Skolnik, Chloe Sheridan and Kaitlin Schwindt-- better known as Batman, Catwoman and Superman-- dress in hero attire to celebrate their upcoming volleyball game.

Photo: Arora lights up the hallway

By Gili Perl | Sept. 10, 2008, midnight

Senior break dancer Jason Arora practices a freeze during his free time at lunch.

Photo: Ready in red

By Gili Perl | Aug. 28, 2008, midnight

Los estudiantes del doudécimo grado, Gui Pires, Logan Tabott, y Melissa Mergner se vistieron de rojo para el primer día de escuela; el cual una organización de estudiantes del duodécimo grado nombró "Red out Day".

Photo: Ready in red

By Gili Perl | Aug. 27, 2008, midnight

Seniors Gui Pires, Logan Talbott and Melissa Mergner all donned red for the first day of class as part of a student-organized senior class "Red Out" day.

Photo: High grade snacks

By Gili Perl | Aug. 27, 2008, midnight

Senior Josh Gordon literally supports his classmate Tim Wheeler in his effort to catch food in his mouth as the class of 2009 settled in the senior courtyard for the first time on Wednesday.

Photo: summer sports3

By Gili Perl | Aug. 27, 2008, midnight

Moving swiftly past Blair's grounds in the direction of Colesville Road, the cross-country team beats the heat by practicing early in the morning.

Photo: summer sports2

By Gili Perl | Aug. 27, 2008, midnight

Two members of the varsity football team collide in a great display of strength and physics.

Photo: Gilman gleans

By Gili Perl | May 29, 2008, midnight

Neil Gilman, an Israeli immigrant from Britain, speaks to the Jewish Culture Club during lunch on Israel's 60 year anniversary.

Photo: yearbook madness 2

By Gili Perl | May 29, 2008, midnight

Sophomores Dreonna Speight and Hakeema Mercurius swap yearbooks to recount their experiences over the past year.

Photo: yearbook madness 4

By Gili Perl | May 29, 2008, midnight

Sophomores Danielle Fletcher, Sharrone Nickens, Alisha Fraser, Leon Scales, Tyra Chung and Shelby Shipp gather around a single yearbook to look at pictures of their friends.

Photo: yearbook madness 1

By Gili Perl | May 29, 2008, midnight

The epic line to purchase yearbooks from the concession stand at lunch led all the way to the arts hallway.

Photo: yearbook madness 5

By Gili Perl | May 29, 2008, midnight

Seniors Terrance Hamm, Michael Leonard, Courtney Forbes and Eric La Prince take their time signing each other's yearbooks and looking through the pages.

Photo: yearbook madness 3

By Gili Perl | May 29, 2008, midnight

Seniors Jenny Garcia and Eric Castro are both sad and excited that this is their last year to sign yearbooks.

Photo: After Prom/Span

By Gili Perl | May 28, 2008, midnight

La celebración de "after-prom" consistió en una variedad de actividades y regalos para todos los que fueron. Aquí, la estudiante de duodécimo grado, Morgan Nixon, está emocionada por su gorro hecho con globos.

Photo: afterprom10

By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight

The chef-d'oeuvre of the celebration, according to many, was the inflated laser tag chamber.

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight

Junior Aaron Kozloff and senior Tyler Kelly proudly display their personalized balloon gifts.

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight

Saturday's after-prom celebration featured a variety of activities and gifts for all who attended. Here, senior Morgan Nixon is ecstatic about her balloon hat.

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight

The moon bounce in the gym reminded upperclassmen of their younger days.

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight

The ceilings over Blair Boulevard were as colorful as the walls, with hanging butterflies and other decorations.

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight

Each table in the SAC was packed with swag including leis, flip flops, and flexable Blazers.

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight

Food offered, free of course, ranged from homemade brownies to fresh apples.

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight

Juniors Abigail Cember and Colin Schmidt test their skills on the cushioned game in the gym.

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight

The entirety of the SAC was decorated with paper flowers and animals, balloons, bamboo, and a myriad of tropical-themed kitsch.

Photo: afterprom2

By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight

One of the many attractions offered was a set of balloon artists.

Photo: fhs4

By Gili Perl | May 23, 2008, midnight

French Honor Society sponsor Michael Honigsberg speaks with a parent and inductee.

Photo: fhs2

By Gili Perl | May 23, 2008, midnight

Senior and veteran French Honor Society member Chris Silberholz discusses the ceremony with his friend.

Photo: fhs1

By Gili Perl | May 23, 2008, midnight

Members of the French Honor Society load up on snacks following the ceremony.

Photo: fhs3

By Gili Perl | May 23, 2008, midnight

Parents of inductees came to the event to show their support.

Photo: fhs5

By Gili Perl | May 23, 2008, midnight

After a long ceremony, some members gathered at floor level to chat and rest.

Photo: Good students and good food

By Gili Perl | May 22, 2008, midnight

Members of the French Honor Society gather at the food table to enjoy some snacks following the induction ceremony this week.

Photo: pool party5

By Gili Perl | May 19, 2008, midnight

The party group reduces a security guard to laughter with their antics.

Photo: pool party6

By Gili Perl | May 19, 2008, midnight

After administrators shut down the party, the group retreats back to the parking lot to stow its pool.

Photo: pool party2

By Gili Perl | May 19, 2008, midnight

Pool party hosts senior Alex Duncan, juniors Aaron Kozloff and Tom Clement, and senior Tyler Kelly celebrate as freshman Maia Barnes augments the pool's water supply.

Photo: Lunchtime dip

By Gili Perl | May 19, 2008, midnight

Some upperclassmen enjoy a lunchtime swim in a kiddie pool brought from the backyard of senior Tyler Kelly.

Photo: pool party3

By Gili Perl | May 19, 2008, midnight

The pool party hosts joyously splash around as junior Tim Wheeler joins them.

Photo: pool party4

By Gili Perl | May 19, 2008, midnight

Senior Tyler Kelly and junior Tim Wheeler get stuck at the bottom of the pool after taking turns on the slide.

Photo: blair pair 2

By Gili Perl | May 8, 2008, midnight

Photo: blair pair 4

By Gili Perl | May 8, 2008, midnight

Photo: blair pair 1

By Gili Perl | May 8, 2008, midnight

Keisha and Hans bravely committed to the first blind date of 2008.

Photo: blair pair 3

By Gili Perl | May 8, 2008, midnight

Photo: Aguirr-yay

By Gili Perl | May 1, 2008, midnight

Senior Ruben Aguirre is up to bat and up to par.

Photo: Briceless!

By Gili Perl | May 1, 2008, midnight

Senior Julie Brice serves the ball during Wednesday's game against Kennedy.

Photo: Birdlike

By Gili Perl | May 1, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Kaiti Hague flies in hopes of spiking the ball.

Photo: Rubber band man

By Gili Perl | May 1, 2008, midnight

Junior pitcher Josh Gordon's arm extends like rubber during Wednesday's game against Northwest.

Photo: Sam Zucker for VP

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Sam Zucker, a candidate for SGA Vice President, addresses the audience.

Photo: SGA race

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Danielle Sok is one of two candidates running for Sophomore Vice President.

Photo: Andrew Hyder for President

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Andrew Hyder, a candidate for SGA President, speaks to his voters.

Photo: Jessica Arce for VP

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight

Junior Jessica Arce, a candidate for SGA Vice President, delivers her speech.

Photo: Paris Hines for '09 President

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight

Junior Paris Hines, a candidate for 2009 Class President, smiles at the crowd.

Photo: Jennifer Romero for '09 President

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight

Junior Jennifer Romero, a candidate for 2009 Class President.

Photo: Sibyl Brown for President

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight

Sophomore and SGA President Sibyl Brown gave her speech last week.

Photo: Scott Yu for VP

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Scott Yu, a candidate for SGA Vice President, placed posters advertising his campaign around the school.

Photo: Neil on wheels

By Gili Perl | April 25, 2008, midnight

Junior Neil Corran sprints to first after hitting the ball.

Photo: Slippery Slide

By Gili Perl | April 25, 2008, midnight

Junior Josh Gordon waits to catch a ball as a Paint Branch player slides back to first base.

Photo: girlslaxwatkinsmillhelen

By Gili Perl | April 23, 2008, midnight

Senior Helen Anderson scans the field during Tuesday's game.

Photo: On the offensive

By Gili Perl | April 23, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Molly Branson prepares to take posession of the ball during Tuesday's game against Watkins Mill.

Photo: redoutsizana

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Sophomores Emily Hedrick, Katie Sint and Sizana Ezana relax on the grass in their red attire.

Photo: blairfairwall

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Drawing and Design students showcased their portraits.

Photo: redout kids

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Seniors Christopher Morrison and Jeimy Rodriguez represent their class in senior shirts.

Photo: coed vball vs northwest devin

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Devin Peck anticipates the return of a spiked ball.

Photo: blairfair dewan

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Junior Ramita Dewan's painting of Buddha rests atop a bookshelf.

Photo: blairfair auction

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Parents browse the items offered for sale at the silent auction.

Photo: blairfair skeletons

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Photo: redout kaitlin

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Sophomores Kelly Pelz-Butler, Kaitlin Schwindt and Courtney Swars all wore red for Red Out Day.

Photo: blairfair robotics

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Members of the robotics team demonstrated their robot's driving capabilities.

Photo: blairfair auction2

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Some items up for sale were more unusual than others, such as this coupon for pet acupuncture.

Photo: redoutaaron

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Junior Aaron Kozloff tries to be redder than the Blazer to show his spirit.

Photo: blairfairtable

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Media Center staff covered tables with paper and provided crayons to encourage visitors to draw freely on their surfaces.

Photo: blairfaircomp

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Photo: redoutmorekids

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Freshmen Sree Sinha, Laura Anthony and Jessica Miller all wore red to show their spirit.

Photo: blairfairclay

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Ceramic kettles were among the myriad of items displayed by ceramics classes.

Photo: blairfair

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Students in various photography classes showcased their work at the art show in the Media Center.

Photo: Brown's crown

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Sibyl Brown rushes to get under the ball during Monday's game against Northwest.

Photo: blairfairrassman

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Junior Anna Rassman's painting of young girls was displayed near the pottery.

Photo: blairfairspread

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Photo: redoutquentin

By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight

Senior Quentin Snively is ready for Powderpuff Football in his cheerleader outfit.

Photo: Blair fair

By Gili Perl | April 16, 2008, midnight

Friday's Blair Fair will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. and is open to all members of the community.

Photo: Sweet Seder

By Gili Perl | April 16, 2008, midnight

Jewish Culture Club Sponsor Mark Grossman guides Blazers through the Passover Haggadah during the club's Chocolate Seder last Tuesday.

Photo: Quick thinking

By Gili Perl | April 15, 2008, midnight

Senior Carlos Mesa watches the ball as he avoids hitting a bad pitch during Monday's game against Springbrook.

Photo: Strong arm

By Gili Perl | April 15, 2008, midnight

Junior Josh Gordon surprised the Springbrook varsity team with his fast, hard pitches on Monday's game.

Photo: beach day maria and hannah

By Gili Perl | April 14, 2008, midnight

Photo: beach day louise katerina anya

By Gili Perl | April 14, 2008, midnight

Photo: beach day hiba

By Gili Perl | April 14, 2008, midnight

Photo: beach day willa sacha claire

By Gili Perl | April 14, 2008, midnight

Photo: beach day leyla prisliza michelyn

By Gili Perl | April 14, 2008, midnight

Sophomores Leyla Aguilar, Prisliza Sawo and Michelyn Bouknight, dressed in the height of beach fashion for Beach Party Day, cannot wait for the warmth of summer and fun of real beach parties.

Photo: beach day tanya

By Gili Perl | April 14, 2008, midnight

Photo: poster spirit week

By Gili Perl | April 12, 2008, midnight

SGA signs advertise the outdoor movie, Blair Fair and spirit week.

Photo: vball vs einstein

By Gili Perl | April 11, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Pin-joe Ko aims for the ball during the match versus Einstein.

Photo: Up to bat

By Gili Perl | April 11, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Roxanne Oroxom gets ready to swing at a ball during the game against Damascus.

Photo: High hits

By Gili Perl | April 11, 2008, midnight

Junior captain Willy Li and senior Jefferson Teng reach for the ball.

Photo: Hard hitter

By Gili Perl | April 11, 2008, midnight

Freshman Emily Haislip hits a ball thrown by a Damascus pitcher.

Photo: einstein lockers

By Gili Perl | April 10, 2008, midnight

Many lockers throughout the building were searched as part of the investigations following the gunshot incident.

Photo: EINSTEIN BATHroom

By Gili Perl | April 10, 2008, midnight

The bathroom area on the second floor of Albert Einstein High School was taped off to keep students from entering following Wednesday's incident.

Photo: True queue

By Gili Perl | April 8, 2008, midnight

Blazers calmly file into their assigned meeting locations to check in with teachers during today's fire drill.

Photo: Social break

By Gili Perl | April 8, 2008, midnight

Following teacher check-in, today's fire drill also presented a brief opportunity for students to socialize.

Photo: funny faces adith ramamurti

By Gili Perl | March 20, 2008, midnight

Junior Adith Ramamurti makes a delightfully terrifying face on the bus back home, getting middle schoolers around him riled up and amused.

Photo: funny faces brady ettinger

By Gili Perl | March 20, 2008, midnight

Junior Brady Ettinger pulls a final funny face.

Photo: funny faces camille huang

By Gili Perl | March 20, 2008, midnight

Junior Camille Huang scrunches her face squirrel-style.

Photo: funny faces joe gilbert

By Gili Perl | March 20, 2008, midnight

Junior Joe Gilbert makes one of many comical expressions that he is known to pull at inappropriate times, this time using a cookie.

Photo: funny faces javier vaca

By Gili Perl | March 20, 2008, midnight

Senior Javier Vaca tries his best to make a beaver face.

Photo: science fair1

By Gili Perl | March 19, 2008, midnight

Senior Simthana Islam

Photo: science fair2

By Gili Perl | March 19, 2008, midnight

Senior Eden Yilma

Photo: Science fair 3

By Gili Perl | March 19, 2008, midnight

Junior Alisa Lu

Photo: st pattys Iliya Smithka

By Gili Perl | March 17, 2008, midnight

Senior Iliya Smithka wore her Scottish hat for St. Patrick's Day.

Photo: st pattys teachers

By Gili Perl | March 17, 2008, midnight

Teacher Margo Stevens, CAP Coordinator John Goldman and IMC assistant Wendy Rubin all included green in their outfits.

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By Gili Perl | March 17, 2008, midnight

Lunch buddies freshmen Michael Dalbello, Elizabeth Spilsbury, Bridget Flynn-Kastner and Colin Weinseckdouble check the spelling of his last name on BILL wore green to avoid getting pinched.

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By Gili Perl | March 17, 2008, midnight

Swathed in green, freshman Leah Ragen, sophomore Courtney Swars and freshman Eric Ruggieri munch on green cookies made by their friend.

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By Gili Perl | March 17, 2008, midnight

Freshman redhead Liam Hickman felt lucky in green all day long.

Photo: Abreham Tsefaye

By Gili Perl | March 14, 2008, midnight

Abreham Tsefaye wanted to help fellow immigrants learn English.

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By Gili Perl | March 12, 2008, midnight

Daffodils blooming beside the sundial in the courtyard soak up some sun as spring approaches at last.

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By Gili Perl | March 11, 2008, midnight

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By Gili Perl | March 10, 2008, midnight

Teammates take turns simulating pitching using towels.

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By Gili Perl | March 10, 2008, midnight

Junior Gregory Friedman swings at a ball during pre-season baseball practice.

Photo: All the rage backstage

By Gili Perl | March 6, 2008, midnight

A dimly-lit secret passageway behind the set of the upcoming play sets an artsy, deep mood for cast and crew alike.

Photo: MILTON!

By Gili Perl | March 6, 2008, midnight

Senior co-captain Milton Colquehoun dribbles the ball in a home game.

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By Gili Perl | March 5, 2008, midnight

Pit Crew practices songs as cast members work on last-minute blocking.

Photo: Blood diamond of a drive

By Gili Perl | March 5, 2008, midnight

The SGA placed several witty posters throughout the school promoting their blood drive scheduled for April 11.

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By Gili Perl | March 5, 2008, midnight

Two stage crew members tidy up the set to prepare for cast fixes.

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By Gili Perl | March 5, 2008, midnight

Senior Corri Jackson perfects her blocking as the Lead Villager.

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By Gili Perl | March 5, 2008, midnight

Seniors Zach Pinsky, Malcolm Foley and sophomore Jonathan Gillette practice their dance number in the hallway undisturbed by the rest of the cast.

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By Gili Perl | March 5, 2008, midnight

A dimly-lit backstage passageway sets the mood backstage, getting both cast and crew feeling creative and deep.

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By Gili Perl | March 5, 2008, midnight

Stage crew manager John Kaluta directs set builders in preparation for the performance.

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By Gili Perl | March 5, 2008, midnight

Junior Stage Crew member Nora McNally holds up one of Belle's dresses to be used in the play.

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By Gili Perl | March 5, 2008, midnight

Several props, including Lumiere's hat, wait labeled backstage until their use.

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By Gili Perl | March 5, 2008, midnight

Pit crew conductor Dustin Doyle warms up the musicians, which this year includes government teacher David Swaney.

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By Gili Perl | March 3, 2008, midnight

Senior Rex Jarrett tries to get possession of the ball during Saturday's playoff game against Blake. Blazers scorched the Bengals in a close win of 56-52.

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By Gili Perl | March 3, 2008, midnight

Senior Joe Dubuche controls the ball and heads down the court during Saturday's game against Blake.

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By Gili Perl | March 3, 2008, midnight

Senior Milton Colquehoun tries to get past a Blake defender during Saturday's game.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 29, 2008, midnight

Wallace has been an avid Go player since he first discovered the game.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 27, 2008, midnight

Senior Joe Dubuche goes inside for the Blazers on Senior Night.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 27, 2008, midnight

Issy Melton racks up points for Blair during a game against Wheaton.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 27, 2008, midnight

Junior center Leon Sampson propels himself towards the rim against Wheaton on Tuesday.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Sophomore spies Brittany Reyes and Tracy Betsock seem a little conspicuous on Secret Identity Day.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Freshman Leah Ragen dressed in a torn shirt and large beads for Blast from the Past Day.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Sophomore twins Ani and Ima Nzesi dressed differently for Blast from the Past.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Senior Nina Getachew was excited to pull out her funky wig for this spirit day.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Imani Pierre tried to clash to make her outfit seem 80s.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Sophomores Leyla Aguilar, Hannah Espo, and Victoria Moreno all put different spins on their Blast from the Past outfits.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Senior Christopher Silberholz is secretly a Viking.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

The Robotics Team's robot awaits shipment to the driving competition in Trenton, New Jersey.

Photo: Serving up some jams

By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Cafeteria staffer Terry Bodin surprised students by performing complicated guitar solos at lunch.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Senior Jenimae Granados dressed as Sailor Moon for Secret Identity Day.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Junior Charles "Ross" McClay flexes his muscles as Vin Diesel from the XXX movies.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Junior Lily Ross shows off a karate move as the Karate Kid for Secret Identity Day.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Sibyl Brown's secret identity is Hannah Montana.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Tracy Bestock finally got to wear her uncle's hippie vest for spirit week.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Freshman Lyndsay Rini dressed as a hippie for Blast from the Past.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Senior Sriya Sarkar yawns and stretches upon waking from a nap on Slumber Party Day.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Freshmen Sarah Shwartz, Laura Anthony, Elizabeth Spilsburg, Tasmin Swanson, Casey Goldvale and Philipa Friedman decided to dress up as a group for Blast from the Past.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 21, 2008, midnight

Sophomores Peggah Khorrami and Brittany Reyes dressed in tights and loose-fitting clothing for Spirit Week.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 19, 2008, midnight

Signs advertising the Semester Shakedown have cropped up along Blair Boulevard.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 14, 2008, midnight

Blazers sold paper hearts at lunch to benefit the American Red Cross.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 14, 2008, midnight

Double-daters freshman Nathalie Deleon, sophomore Soleydi Morel, junior Morries Donaldson and junior Johan Garcia.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 14, 2008, midnight

Freshmen Lyla Shairo and Darnell Downer are happy to spend their first Valentine's Day together.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 14, 2008, midnight

Junior Danielle James and senior Moise Louis exchanged friendly gifts this year.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 14, 2008, midnight

Senior Stephanie Anderson carries a massive load of gifts from various admirers.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 14, 2008, midnight

Senior couple Mayra Garcia and Marallo Cabrera gave each other chocolates and other gifts to celebrate.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 14, 2008, midnight

Attendance lady Roxanne Fus always dresses up for the festivities of Valentine's Day.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 14, 2008, midnight

Sophomores Imani Pierre, Jackie Kibunje, Darcy Pelz-Butler and freshman Sierra Thomas all dressed up for Valentine's Day.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 14, 2008, midnight

Senior Matt Dant and junior P. Munger cuddle in the hallway after exchanging gifts.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 14, 2008, midnight

Junior Luiz Pedrosa spoiled his girlfriend, senior Belen Bomilla,, with flowers and a teddy bear for Valentine's Day.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 14, 2008, midnight

Ms. Taylor beams after receiving carnations as a Valentine's Day surprise.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 11, 2008, midnight

The crowd went wild as the poms began their routine.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 11, 2008, midnight

Blair's own cheerleaders came to the competition to cheer on the poms.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 11, 2008, midnight

The squad anxiously awaits the judging results.

Photo: Tran with a plan

By Gili Perl | Feb. 11, 2008, midnight

Junior squad member An Tran brought energy and enthusiasm to Saturday's routine.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 11, 2008, midnight

Poms squad members hug each other for good luck before their performance.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 11, 2008, midnight

The poms brought an abundance of energy and enthusiasm to their performance.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 11, 2008, midnight

The poms perform one of the crowd's favorite moves.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 11, 2008, midnight

Poms members hold their legs high in an astounding demonstration of flexibility.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 11, 2008, midnight

The girls on the team defy gravity with their high leg kicks.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 11, 2008, midnight

Many Blazers showed up at the competition to support the pom squad.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 11, 2008, midnight

Squad members comfort each other after the team finds that it will not take home any awards.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 11, 2008, midnight

The poms carried out their routine without missing a beat.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 10, 2008, midnight

Poms cheer on the crowd before their performance Saturday morning.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 7, 2008, midnight

In light of Valentine's Day, the Pom Squad is selling carnations all this week.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 5, 2008, midnight

Junior Benjamin Charles sports a unique pair of Nikes.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 5, 2008, midnight

Junior Jenna Craver feels that her multicolored Vans brighten her day.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 5, 2008, midnight

Junior Brady Ettinger sports one of his many pairs of fly shoes.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 5, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Kaitlin Schwindt enhanced her shoes herself, using Sharpies to add colorful designs to the previously white Nikes.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 5, 2008, midnight

Freshman Valerie Wuerthner loves her flats from Target.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 5, 2008, midnight

Junior Sonya Kaufman loves her unusual, yet very warm, verdant boots.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 5, 2008, midnight

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 5, 2008, midnight

Juniors Gui Pires and Laura Wilson sport matching shoes to show off that they are a happy couple.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 5, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Carlos Garcia reps his city by wearing DC shoes.

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 2, 2008, midnight

Seniors Eddie Tang and Song Fu perform "Who's on First," a comedic routine about baseball.

Photo: Paralyzer

By Gili Perl | Feb. 2, 2008, midnight

Sophomores Matthew Kannan and Alex Bae perform Finger Eleven's hit "Paralyzer."

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 2, 2008, midnight

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 2, 2008, midnight

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 2, 2008, midnight

Following tradition, seniors from the audience flood the stage after the conclusion of the senior act "I Want Those Straight A's."

Photo: Dhol Baaje

By Gili Perl | Feb. 2, 2008, midnight

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 2, 2008, midnight

Confetti rains down on the stage at the conclusion of MAN.

Photo: Samkumneung

By Gili Perl | Feb. 2, 2008, midnight

Photo: the ultimate showdown of doom

By Gili Perl | Feb. 2, 2008, midnight

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By Gili Perl | Feb. 2, 2008, midnight

Seniors Sam Du (guitar), Song Fu (vocals), Kun Li (drums), Alex Wang (bass guitar), Junqian Zhang (guitar) and Lance Zhao (vocals/keyboard) perform "Snow (Hey oh)."

Photo: Louis

By Gili Perl | Jan. 30, 2008, midnight

Senior Louis Wasserman is the only Intel STS finalist from Blair, and one of two in Maryland.

Photo: Close Quarters

By Gili Perl | Jan. 29, 2008, midnight

Senior Kalisha Holmes collides with a Blake player during Tuesday's game.

Photo: Tiger Trump

By Gili Perl | Jan. 29, 2008, midnight

Junior Josh Gordon passes the ball over the head of a Blake defender during Tuesday's game. The Blazers lost to the Bengals by a two point margin.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 28, 2008, midnight

William Burton

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 28, 2008, midnight

Julie Zhu

Photo: Breaking the ice

By Gili Perl | Jan. 26, 2008, midnight

Blazers transition into their second semester of school as wintry snow and ice continue to melt.

Photo: Clay Stations

By Gili Perl | Jan. 16, 2008, midnight

Students in Mr. Verock's ceramics class rush to finish their projects before the end of the semester.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 9, 2008, midnight

Sophomores Silvana Valtez and Israel Bermudez wore a Santa hat and reindeer antlers to show their spirit.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 9, 2008, midnight

The Montgomery County Police Department placed a new traffic monitor on University Blvd. in front of the school to record the speed of passing vehicles and remind drivers to slow down.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 9, 2008, midnight

The Middle Eastern Club performed an elaborately choreographed dance sequence.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 9, 2008, midnight

Sophomore Pamela Vega wore a unique silver sequined Santa hat to celebrated the winter vacation.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 9, 2008, midnight

Freshman Maia Barnes wore a red sequined Santa hat to school.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 9, 2008, midnight

InToneNation spread tons of cheer by performing holiday songs in many Blair classrooms.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 9, 2008, midnight

One of Blair's own break dance crew members made the audience hold its breath as they performed gravity-defying stunts.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 9, 2008, midnight

Senior Tori Heller, shown above performing at last year's SGR Spectacular, will be one of several performers at this Friday's concert.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 9, 2008, midnight

Senior Julian Leitch wore a Santa hat and spirited glasses to show his spirit.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 9, 2008, midnight

Freshmen Thu Nguyen and Voe Kurtz dressed as a pair to show their holiday cheer.

Photo: Blue Devils Defeat Blazers

By Gili Perl | Jan. 7, 2008, midnight

Senior Quentin Snively dribbles the ball towards the opponents' basket during Friday's game. Blair lost to Springbrook 48-63.

Photo: Strong Woman, Strong Words

By Gili Perl | Jan. 7, 2008, midnight

Junior Jumi Bello shared her slam poetry with the audience.

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By Gili Perl | Dec. 20, 2007, midnight

Edwin Arevalo, Antony Gonzalez, Diana Davenport, Claudia Rivas, Yazmin Santana-Morel y Gilber Huinil les invitan a disfrutar del espíritu de la temporada navideña.

Photo: Aquafina Close Up

By Gili Perl | Dec. 18, 2007, midnight

Aquafina Machine

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By Gili Perl | Dec. 18, 2007, midnight

Aquafina Machine

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By Gili Perl | Dec. 17, 2007, midnight

Junior Tori Heller awed the crowd with her soulful guitar and vocals at Friday's SGR Spectacular.

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By Gili Perl | Dec. 16, 2007, midnight

The band boys smile for a group picture.

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By Gili Perl | Dec. 13, 2007, midnight

Junior Mike McClain dribbles the ball away from a Northwood defender on Tuesday's varsity basketball game. Blair had a close loss at 58-56.

Photo: (S)no(w) hope

By Gili Perl | Dec. 11, 2007, midnight

Dreary weather dampens the field and Blazer spirit as snow forecasts are far away.

Photo: Scrubbing for growth

By Gili Perl | Nov. 29, 2007, midnight

Building service staff spent all day buffing the floors and cleaning the school to prepare for the AFG next week.

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By Gili Perl | Nov. 25, 2007, midnight

Senior Danielle Tarr practices writing in Arabic. Tarr is taking advantage of Blair's new languages by enrolling in Japanese, Arabic and AP Latin.

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By Gili Perl | Nov. 25, 2007, midnight

Arabic teacher Sawsan Darwish works with a student in her new class.

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By Gili Perl | Nov. 24, 2007, midnight

Charlayne Woodard acts out a scene as Tituba from Arthur Miller's film adaptation of "The Crucible."

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By Gili Perl | Nov. 24, 2007, midnight

After talking about her experiences in acting, Woodard answers questions from her audience .

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By Gili Perl | Nov. 21, 2007, midnight

Leading Role Model - Goodman School of Drama grad and 1978 Tony Award nominee for Best Actress Charlayne Woodard spoke to a group of Blair students in the auditorium about acting, success and self-confidence.

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By Gili Perl | Nov. 20, 2007, midnight

Junior Engidawork Kita and Senior Selam Kabtiymer

Photo: Pane in Pain

By Gili Perl | Nov. 7, 2007, midnight

An anonymous student threw a rock and shattered one of the windows looking into the Senior Courtyard. As a result, the courtyard is off-limits until further notice.

Photo: Don't Drink and Drive

By Gili Perl | Oct. 31, 2007, midnight

The SGA placed a wrecked car from a drunk driving accident outside Blair to warn students about the dangers of mixing alcohol and driving.

Photo: Magnificently Maleficent!

By Gili Perl | Oct. 31, 2007, midnight

Attendance secretary Roxanne Fus showed her Halloween spirit by dressing as the evil Maleficent from the Disney classic, Sleeping Beauty. Click to see more costumes.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 28, 2007, midnight

Sophomore Ivana Morales dressed as Zoro to show her spirit for her class and Marching Band.

Photo: Color Code

By Gili Perl | Oct. 28, 2007, midnight

Junior Yelena Johnson wore everything white she owned to show her spirit. Friday was Class Color Day for Blazers. Click here for more photos.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 28, 2007, midnight

A giant group of sophomores wore matching outfits, as coordinated by Sibyl Brown.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 28, 2007, midnight

Senior Kelly Patterson and her monkey look devilish in their spirit attire.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 28, 2007, midnight

Seniors Ruby B. Johnson and Sriya Sarkar take a break from class to pose together on Class Colors Day.

Photo: Class Color 7

By Gili Perl | Oct. 28, 2007, midnight

Juniors Ben Zelinsky, William Fernandez, Mandy Brown, and Maya Maldonado-Weinstien all showed their junior and Marching Band pride. The Marching Band had a superhero theme for Friday.

Photo: Class Color 3

By Gili Perl | Oct. 28, 2007, midnight

Sophomore Angela Nunez strikes a pose in her spirit gear.

Photo: Homecoming Pep Rally

By Gili Perl | Oct. 28, 2007, midnight

The Poms got the seniors excited by flashing their graduation year 08 with their pom poms. Friday's pep rally was filled with music, dancing and a whole lot of spirit.

Photo: Class Color 10

By Gili Perl | Oct. 28, 2007, midnight

Juniors Vanessa Hoy and Tom Clement wore tons of white for their year.

Photo: SC Day 14

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight

Freshmen Clara Kelly and Maia Barnes loved showing off their old man outfits.

Photo: SC Day 12

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight

Freshman Sacha Langer showed her spirit with an old-fashioned up-do and gray hair.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight

Junior Caitlin O'Donnell dressed as a crazy cat lady for Senior Citizen Day.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight

A Blazer comes back to the ground as a Poolesville player hits the ball back.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight

Freshman Ori Perl startled many with his bear mask, glasses, and USA hammer.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight

Junior Aaron Kozloff dressed as a truly wacky man for this year's Wacky Tacky Day.

Photo: Wacky 12

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight

Junior and gymnast Anna Hadfield was so excited for Wacky Tacky Day that even her body language was crazy!

Photo: SC Day 10

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight

Freshman Billy Grillis has so much spirit he painted his eyebrows!

Photo: SC Day 11

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight

unior Jacob Hershman finally got to wear his suspenders.

Photo: SC Day 9

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight

Senior Franny Blume, with smudged lipstick, dressed as a tacky woman.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight

Juniors Brittany Hudgins and Aisha Michael walked with hunch backs all day.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight

Senior Molly Martinez spikes the ball over the net. The varsity girls' volleyball team lost 3-0 to Poolesville on senior night.

Photo: A Most Excellent Movie

By Gili Perl | Oct. 23, 2007, midnight

Blazers got comfy with blankets and lawn chairs at the SGA's outdoor screening of Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure Friday.

Photo: Adventure 3

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Senior Claire Kalala is ready for some mushrooms in her Luigi costume!

Photo: Adventure 2

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Senior Tyler Kelly is outta sight with his purple cloak and cowl specially made for Adventure Day!

Photo: Adventure 9

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Seniors sailor Maile Zox and aviator Lily Naden are a proud team at sea and in the air!

Photo: Adventure 10

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Senior Beatrice Gomez-Lopez sports her very own superhero costume.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Step Six: YOUUUU! Master this final step and you will be able to "crank that" like Soulja Boy.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Step Five: superman!

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Step One: junior Aaron Lane demonstrates the "criss-cross." Click to see more pictures

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Step Three: lean wit' it, rock wit' it.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Sophomores Lauren Krohmer, Sibyl Brown, and Lita Farquhar showed their adventurous sides by dressing as the Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Photo: Adventure 11

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Senior Ashton Hoegberg wears the same, now award winning, outfit he proudly shows off every other spirit day.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Freshmen Rian Henry and Alessandra Mantovani wore backpacks from the Nickelodeon shows GO,Diego, Go! and Dora the Explorer.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Step Four: the rotation.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Juniors Sergio Quisquinay and Ali Riggin, senior Jimmy Diaz, and junior Gui Pires love each other so much they made matching superhero shirts that spell "C-R-E-W.”

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Step Two: the "Cotton-Eyed Joe."

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight

Seniors Gabriela Acosta and Jenelle Prins-Stairs dressed as pirates for Adventure Day.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 18, 2007, midnight

Air conditioning problems were especially bad in the science hallways.

Photo: Giving Back

By Gili Perl | Oct. 16, 2007, midnight

Freshman Laura McGehee tosses a bottle into the school's new blue-topped recycling bins and trashcans. The new members of the Blair community mark the school's effort to help conserve Mother Earth's resources.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight

As Soulja Boy's hit "Crank Dat” gains popularity at Blair, many students are eager to demonstrate its corresponding dance. Seniors Ly Li and Cady Rodgers demonstrate how to "crank that Soulja Boy” during 5A lunch. Click here to see more photos.

Photo: Crank That 4

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight

Best friends Leslieann McCalla, Janna Redmond, Aisha Michael, Dreonna Speight, Tamara Taylor, and Brittany Hudgines crank it as a group.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight

Juniors Anna Snapp and Andrew Brown show how to step to the song "Crank Dat.”

Photo: Crank That 7

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight

Seniors Francesca Blume and Enuma Nzesi crank it in the SAC with juniors Chris Grindley and Keith Ayensu.

Photo: JCC lunch party

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight

Junior Anna Hadfield regards posters in Hebrew describing holiday traditions at the Jewish Culture Club's Sukkot party.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight

Freshman Sophia Read gets up close and personal with a player from Gaithersburg.

Photo: 10/9 GS Duo

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight

Junior Jeanette Chavez and Senior Barbara Hendrick team up to keep possession of the ball. Varsity girls beat Gaithersburg 2-0.

Photo: Crank That 6

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight

Lunch bunch seniors Eric La Prince, Michael Leonard, Lotara Smith, Alyanna Broun, and Terrance Hamm love to show off their "Superman.”

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight

Junior Gui Pires holds his arms out, crankin' it.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight

Sophomore Brandon Jones shows off his perfectly executed Soulja Boy dance.

Photo: I "Lulav” It

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight

Mr. Cohen holds a traditional "etrog” and "lulav” during the Jewish Culture Club's Sukkot party by the greenhouse.

Photo: 9/27 GS

By Gili Perl | Sept. 29, 2007, midnight

A Lady Blazer wards off her Springbrook opponent, managing to maintain possession of the ball.

Photo: Truly Hip and Hoppin'

By Gili Perl | Sept. 29, 2007, midnight

Senior Noah Robinson demonstrates a break dancing routine during the Activity Fair on Blair Boulevard.

Photo: Communication Arts

By Gili Perl | Sept. 25, 2007, midnight

New Media Literacy teacher Ms. Taylor talks to parents about her class and about BNC at the CAP Parent Meeting.

Photo: Kaluta Stage Crew Crowd

By Gili Perl | Sept. 24, 2007, midnight

One big family: Stage crew members gather around Mr. Kaluta as he welcomes the first-timers and lays out the day's tasks.

Photo: Birthday Splatters

By Gili Perl | Sept. 24, 2007, midnight

An anonymous student left oil-based paint splashes around the school's perimeter as well as a "Happy birthday" graffiti message on the roof by the courtyard. MCPS building service workers were called in to power-wash the walls.

Photo: Stage Crew Lights

By Gili Perl | Sept. 24, 2007, midnight

Working the spotlight- Junior Giulian Garruba adjusts one of the heaviest stage lights.

Photo: Stage Crew Catwalk

By Gili Perl | Sept. 24, 2007, midnight

A view from the catwalk: Members of the stage crew gather to discuss their technical plans.

Photo: DTSS-After

By Gili Perl | Sept. 23, 2007, midnight

Untarnished Silver: Even after 69 years, the Silver Theatre maintains its glorious sheen.

Photo: dtss after new

By Gili Perl | Sept. 22, 2007, midnight

Untarnished Silver: Even after 69 years, the Silver Theatre maintains its glorious sheen.

Photo: A New Rivalry

By Gili Perl | Sept. 17, 2007, midnight

Blazers go head-to-head with the Northwood Gladiators on a rainy Friday evening. Blair lost, 18-13.

Photo: 9/11 GV2

By Gili Perl | Sept. 14, 2007, midnight

Senior Olivia Bozik spikes the ball over the net.

Photo: 9/11 GV

By Gili Perl | Sept. 14, 2007, midnight

Sophomore Kaiti Hague serves the ball to the Panthers. Blazers win 3-1.

Photo: FSP-XC1

By Gili Perl | Sept. 13, 2007, midnight

Photo: FSP-GV2

By Gili Perl | Sept. 13, 2007, midnight

Photo: FSP-XC2

By Gili Perl | Sept. 13, 2007, midnight

Photo: FSP-GV

By Gili Perl | Sept. 13, 2007, midnight

Photo: Back to School Night

By Gili Perl | Sept. 10, 2007, midnight

Parents take some time out from visiting their child's classes to sign up for the PTSA at Back to School Night last Thursday.

Photo: Hallway BTSN

By Gili Perl | Sept. 7, 2007, midnight

University Boulevard is crowded with people navigating around the school.

Photo: Williams BTSN

By Gili Perl | Sept. 7, 2007, midnight

Principal Darryl Williams speaks with Maryland State Delegate Thomas Hucker (center) during Back-to-School Night.

Photo: Sending the masses home

By Gili Perl | Sept. 2, 2007, midnight

CAP Coordinator Mr. Goldman helps students load onto their buses as the first week of school comes to an end.

Photo: Welcome back, Blazers!

By Gili Perl | Sept. 1, 2007, midnight

Blazers crowd outside to catch their buses.

Photo: students go home

By Gili Perl | Sept. 1, 2007, midnight

Welcome back, Blazers