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. | In ‎Latest »

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

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

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

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

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. | In ‎Latest »

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stairs leading up to the barber shop advertise service.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. | In ‎Latest »

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. | In ‎Latest »

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. | In ‎Latest »

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

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

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

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

Sophomore Janet Henkai attempts a shot.

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

Blazers on both teams scrabble for control of the ball.

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

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. | In ‎Latest »

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. | In ‎Latest »

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. | In ‎Latest »

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. | In ‎Latest »

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. | In ‎Latest »

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. | In ‎Latest »

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. | In ‎Latest »

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. | In ‎Latest »

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. | In ‎Latest »

Photo: National Monument

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

The National Monument is along the parade route.

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

Blazers will flock to the National Mall on Inauguration Day.

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By Gili Perl | Jan. 14, 2009, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Photo: kinderbears

By Gili Perl | Oct. 31, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 31, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 31, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 31, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 31, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 29, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Julia Skolnik jumps high as she serves the ball.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 29, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 29, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 27, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 21, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 21, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Rachel Passman keeps the ball in-bounds.

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 21, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 16, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 16, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 16, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 11, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: 2 fall fashion luu

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: 9 BAD fall fashion blake

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: 12 fall fashion stairs

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: 9 GOOD fall fashion lahai

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: 5 fall fashion demitri

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: 14 fall fashion marcos

By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Oct. 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 29, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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.

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 29, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Andrew Gondor runs the ball downfield.

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 29, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 29, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Vice President Liam Ulasevich was elected to office last week.

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 25, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Jenna Williams faces off against a Blake opponent.

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 25, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 25, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 25, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 19, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Onlookers can easily witness progress from around the site.

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 18, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 18, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Janet Henkai guides the ball around a Damascus player.

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 18, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 13, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 13, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Sept. 12, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Ready for battle

By Gili Perl | Sept. 12, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Blazers in training

By Gili Perl | Sept. 11, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blair football prepares to turn it around this season.

Photo: Super Ballers

By Gili Perl | Sept. 10, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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".

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By Gili Perl | Aug. 27, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | Aug. 27, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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.

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By Gili Perl | Aug. 27, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: Ready in red

By Gili Perl | Aug. 27, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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.

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By Gili Perl | May 29, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 29, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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.

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By Gili Perl | May 29, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 29, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 29, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 29, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 28, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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.

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 27, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 23, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 23, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 23, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 23, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 23, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 19, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Lunchtime dip

By Gili Perl | May 19, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 19, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 19, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 19, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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.

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By Gili Perl | May 19, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 8, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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By Gili Perl | May 8, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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By Gili Perl | May 8, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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By Gili Perl | May 8, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | May 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Briceless!

By Gili Perl | May 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Birdlike

By Gili Perl | May 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Kaiti Hague flies in hopes of spiking the ball.

Photo: Rubber band man

By Gili Perl | May 1, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Scott Yu for VP

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Jennifer Romero for '09 President

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Jennifer Romero, a candidate for 2009 Class President.

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By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Sibyl Brown for President

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Paris Hines for '09 President

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Jessica Arce for VP

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Sam Zucker for VP

By Gili Perl | April 30, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Slippery Slide

By Gili Perl | April 25, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 25, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Neil Corran sprints to first after hitting the ball.

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By Gili Perl | April 23, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: On the offensive

By Gili Perl | April 23, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Devin Peck anticipates the return of a spiked ball.

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Drawing and Design students showcased their portraits.

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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By Gili Perl | April 22, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 16, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

Photo: Hard hitter

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

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

Photo: Up to bat

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

Photo: High hits

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

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By Gili Perl | April 10, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

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By Gili Perl | April 10, 2008, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: True queue

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

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

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Junior Brady Ettinger pulls a final funny face.

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

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Junior Camille Huang scrunches her face squirrel-style.

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

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

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Senior Eden Yilma

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Senior Simthana Islam

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Junior Alisa Lu

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

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

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

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

Photo: Abreham Tsefaye

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Abreham Tsefaye wanted to help fellow immigrants learn English.

Photo: Fun in the sun(dial)

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

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

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Teammates take turns simulating pitching using towels.

Photo: All the rage backstage

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

Photo: MILTON!

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Senior Corri Jackson perfects her blocking as the Lead Villager.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Photo: Trump jump

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

Photo: Boxed up

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

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

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

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

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

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Sophomore Sibyl Brown's secret identity is Hannah Montana.

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

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Senior Christopher Silberholz is secretly a Viking.

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

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

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

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

Photo: Serving up some jams

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

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

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

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

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

Photo: Semester shakedown

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Photo: Blazing hot love

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

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

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The crowd went wild as the poms began their routine.

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The squad anxiously awaits the judging results.

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

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

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The poms carried out their routine without missing a beat.

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

Photo: Tran with a plan

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

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

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

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Poms cheer on the crowd before their performance Saturday morning.

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

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

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

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

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Junior Benjamin Charles sports a unique pair of Nikes.

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

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Sophomore Carlos Garcia reps his city by wearing DC shoes.

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Freshman Valerie Wuerthner loves her flats from Target.

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

Photo: Snow (Hey-Oh)

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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)."

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

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

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

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

Photo: Louis

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

Photo: Close Quarters

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

Photo: Tiger Trump

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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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William Burton

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Julie Zhu

Photo: Breaking the ice

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

Photo: Clay Stations

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

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

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

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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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The Middle Eastern Club performed an elaborately choreographed dance sequence.

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

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

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

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

Photo: Blue Devils Defeat Blazers

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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

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Junior Jumi Bello shared her slam poetry with the audience.

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

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Aquafina Machine

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Aquafina Machine

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

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The band boys smile for a group picture.

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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

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

Photo: Scrubbing for growth

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

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

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

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

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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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Junior Engidawork Kita and Senior Selam Kabtiymer

Photo: Pane in Pain

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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

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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!

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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.

Photo: Class Color 3

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Sophomore Angela Nunez strikes a pose in her spirit gear.

Photo: Class Color 5

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

Photo: Class Color 9

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

Photo: Class Color 6

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

Photo: Color Code

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

Photo: Class Color 8

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

Photo: Class Color 10

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

Photo: Class Color 7

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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: Homecoming Pep Rally

By Gili Perl | Oct. 28, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: SC Day 9

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Wacky 11

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: SC Day 14

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: SC Day 8

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: SC Day 10

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Wacky 12

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: 10/23 GV

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: SC Day 12

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: SC Day 13

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: 10/23 GV 2

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Wacky 10

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: SC Day 11

By Gili Perl | Oct. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

unior Jacob Hershman finally got to wear his suspenders.

Photo: A Most Excellent Movie

By Gili Perl | Oct. 23, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Adventure 9

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Adventure 3

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Adventure 2

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: sb2

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Step Two: the "Cotton-Eyed Joe."

Photo: sb5

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Step Five: superman!

Photo: Adventure 12

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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.”

Photo: Adventure 8

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Adventure 13

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: sb6

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: sb3

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: sb4

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Step Four: the rotation.

Photo: Adventure 14

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Adventure 10

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Adventure 11

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: The Criss-Cross

By Gili Perl | Oct. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Science hallway

By Gili Perl | Oct. 18, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Air conditioning problems were especially bad in the science hallways.

Photo: Giving Back

By Gili Perl | Oct. 16, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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.

Photo: Crank Dat 2

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Crank Dat 1

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 8

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Crank That 6

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Crank That 4

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Crank That 3

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: 10/9 GS Read

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: JCC lunch party

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: 10/9 GS Duo

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: I "Lulav” It

By Gili Perl | Oct. 10, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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 | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Stage Crew Lights

By Gili Perl | Sept. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Birthday Splatters

By Gili Perl | Sept. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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 Catwalk

By Gili Perl | Sept. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Kaluta Stage Crew Crowd

By Gili Perl | Sept. 24, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: DTSS-After

By Gili Perl | Sept. 23, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: dtss after new

By Gili Perl | Sept. 22, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: A New Rivalry

By Gili Perl | Sept. 17, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: 9/11 GV

By Gili Perl | Sept. 14, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: 9/11 GV2

By Gili Perl | Sept. 14, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Olivia Bozik spikes the ball over the net.

Photo: FSP-XC1

By Gili Perl | Sept. 13, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Photo: FSP-XC2

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Photo: FSP-GV

By Gili Perl | Sept. 13, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Photo: FSP-GV2

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Photo: Back to School Night

By Gili Perl | Sept. 10, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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: Williams BTSN

By Gili Perl | Sept. 7, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: Hallway BTSN

By Gili Perl | Sept. 7, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

University Boulevard is crowded with people navigating around the school.

Photo: Sending the masses home

By Gili Perl | Sept. 2, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

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

Photo: students go home

By Gili Perl | Sept. 1, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Welcome back, Blazers

Photo: Welcome back, Blazers!

By Gili Perl | Sept. 1, 2007, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blazers crowd outside to catch their buses.