Emma Howells




Name: Emma Howells
Position: Online Multimedia Editor
Graduation Year: 2014
Emma Howells likes photojournalism.


Stories (2)


NBA Hall-of-famer Adrian Dantley speaks on his current work as a crossing guard (VIDEO)

By Emma Howells, Danny Rosenberg | April 24, 2013, 11 a.m. | In Features »

Former NBA All-Star Adrian Dantley, inducted into the basketball hall of fame in 2008, now helps kids cross the street at Eastern Middle School and New Hampshire Estates Elementary School in Silver Spring, MD. A DC native, Dantley has found his way back to his roots.

VIDEO: Blazers talk World Drumming and Horticulture (2:40)

By Emma Howells, Danny Rosenberg | Feb. 28, 2013, 7:31 p.m. | In Features »

Course selection for the 2013-2014 school year is fully underway - take a look at two of Blair's most interesting and unsual classes - World Drumming and Horticulture!



Images (352)


Photo: Blair Blazer Mascot

By Emma Howells | Feb. 27, 2017, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Blazer mascot can be found at football games and pep rallies.

Photo: Ladle Fight

By Emma Howells | Sept. 11, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Ladle Fight plays a gig.

Photo: Lacrosse

By Emma Howells | May 4, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Zak Scarano contributed against Wheaton in his last regular season home game as a Blazer.

Photo: Lacrosse shot

By Emma Howells | May 4, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Nate Goodin has led the team all year, and added six goals against Wheaton.

Photo: Storm's A-Brewin'

By Emma Howells | May 1, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

An incoming storm at dusk sweeps over the Blair turf field during the Girls' Lacrosse senior night.

Photo: Baseball v Einstein

By Emma Howells | April 28, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Max Salzman scores on Schweickhardt's 3-RBI double.

Photo: Baseball v Einstein 2

By Emma Howells | April 28, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior shortstop Max Salzman scores on Schweickhardt's 3-RBI double in the first inning.

Photo: Evacuation

By Emma Howells | April 27, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Students mob to the exit of the building during a fire drill.

Photo: Gondaliers

By Emma Howells | April 8, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Dio Cramer sees her sketches realized on the stage.

Photo: Baseball v Seneca Valley 1

By Emma Howells | March 26, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior pitcher Carson Schweickhardt gave up only two earned runs in five innings of work.

Photo: Baseball v Seneca Valley 2

By Emma Howells | March 26, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

No caption, it's a cover.

Photo: Baseball v Seneca Valley 3

By Emma Howells | March 26, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior John Ramsey delivers an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Photo: Fauci 1

By Emma Howells | Feb. 24, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Dr. Anthony Fauci of NIH gave a talk during third period Monday.

Photo: Fauci 2

By Emma Howells | Feb. 24, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

After his talk, Fauci answered questions from the audience.

Photo: Q&A

By Emma Howells | Feb. 13, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A local high school student asks a question to the panel.

Photo: Student Press

By Emma Howells | Feb. 13, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The student reporters anticipate the address in their designated front row press seats.

Photo: Media

By Emma Howells | Feb. 13, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Media flock to cover the student reporters who were given unique access to the speakers.

Photo: Panel

By Emma Howells | Feb. 13, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The SoSTEM panel fields questions from students.

Photo: Out of this World

By Emma Howells | Feb. 13, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Astronaut and former NFL player Leland Martin introduces a video from the International Space Station filmed for the SoSTEM Address.

Photo: Park

By Emma Howells | Feb. 13, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

President Obama's Science Advisor Todd Park addresses the crowd.

Photo: Davis

By Emma Howells | Feb. 13, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Editor-in-Chief of Silver Chips Online Aanchal Johri interviews Tyrone Davis, who created a plan to reduce carbon emissions by 200 tons annually at his university.

Photo: Acaba

By Emma Howells | Feb. 13, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Astronaut Joe Acaba gives a patch honoring one of his missions to a student reporter from the "Time for Kids" publication.

Photo: Tour

By Emma Howells | Feb. 13, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Panelists and organizers pose together in front of the White House after a tour of the Press Briefing Room in the West Wing.

Photo: United States Chief Technology Officer Todd Park

By Emma Howells | Feb. 4, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

United States Chief Technology Officer Todd Park was a guest speaker at The White House SoSTEM.

Photo: SoSTEM Student Interview

By Emma Howells | Feb. 4, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A student interviews the STEM discussion pannel at SoSTEM.

Photo: Dr. Holdren Interview

By Emma Howells | Feb. 4, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Editor-in-Chief Aanchal Johri interviews Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy Dr. John P. Holdren.

Photo: SoSTEM Panel

By Emma Howells | Feb. 4, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The SoSTEM discussion panel encourage STEM students in the second annual SoSTEM initiative.

Photo: SGR

By Emma Howells | Jan. 2, 2014, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Kenneth Hill and Senior Alex Michell perform a spontaneous duet of the song "Valerie" at the SGR Spectacular.

Photo: Boys basketball vs Springbrook 2

By Emma Howells | Dec. 17, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Guard Damar Bess dribbles baseline against Springbrook.

Photo: Girls Basketball vs Wheaton

By Emma Howells | Dec. 17, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Guard Erica Adarkwa shoots over a Wheaton defender.

Photo: Boys basketball vs Springbrook 1

By Emma Howells | Dec. 17, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Anthony Davis drives past Springbrook guard Andrew Robinson.

Photo: Siko

By Emma Howells | Dec. 11, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

French 4 and 5 teacher Yolaine Siko has a strong appreciation for different cultures.

Photo: Siko, Yolaine

By Emma Howells | Dec. 10, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

French Level 5 teacher speaks five languages.

Photo: Starr 2

By Emma Howells | Nov. 25, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Superintendent Joshua Starr took questions from Blair parents at the town hall style meeting.

Photo: Starr 1

By Emma Howells | Nov. 25, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Joshua Starr spoke at Blair last week.

Photo: Hippolyta

By Emma Howells | Nov. 12, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Amie Idriss plays Hippolyta, the Queens of the Amazons and betrothed to Theseus, the Duke of Athens (played by Junior Kalanzi Kajubi).

Photo: Hermia and Lysander

By Emma Howells | Nov. 12, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Hermia and Lysander, played by seniors Mallory Rappaport and Langston Cotman spend a night together in the woods.

Photo: Titania

By Emma Howells | Nov. 12, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Titania, Oberon's wife and Queen of the Fairies, played by Senior Calley Mayer-Marks, sits among her attendants.

Photo: Oberon and Titania

By Emma Howells | Nov. 12, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Fairy King and Queen twirl around each other in a fiery, intense dance.

Photo: The Birds

By Emma Howells | Nov. 11, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A flock of birds descends as a unit on the Blair practice field.

Photo: New Library

By Emma Howells | Nov. 11, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Part of the new Silver Spring library.

Photo: Praying Mantis

By Emma Howells | Nov. 2, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A student shows off a praying mantis he caught during the 5th period lunch block.

Photo: Wako Wako 2

By Emma Howells | Oct. 20, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior captain Wako Wako battles a Sherwood player for the ball.

Photo: Boys Soccer Donald

By Emma Howells | Oct. 20, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior captain Donald Benamna dribbles up the right wing.

Photo: Lobster

By Emma Howells | Oct. 14, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A lonely leftover decoration from Spirit Week remains and reminds Blazers of this year's Senior theme of "Under the Sea."

Photo: Freshman Class President

By Emma Howells | Oct. 10, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Daniel Jones, an Eastern Middle School graduate, is the 2013-2014 freshman class president.

Photo: HC 1

By Emma Howells | Oct. 3, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Homecoming tickets will be slightly more expensive this year.

Photo: Tech Updates2

By Emma Howells | Sept. 20, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Dana Cook working on one of Blair's new laptops.

Photo: Amy Yan Volleyball

By Emma Howells | Sept. 12, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Amy Yan will lead the lady blazer offense this fall.

Photo: Donald is the man

By Emma Howells | Sept. 12, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior forward Donald Benamna will be a big factor in the offense this season.

Photo: Aww yea, Cheer

By Emma Howells | Sept. 12, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior captain Lily Gates (pictured far right) and the rest of the cheer team hope to have a good season.

Photo: Keenthy controls poss.

By Emma Howells | Sept. 11, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blair's Keenthy Yeboah, who scored a goal in the game, controls the ball.

Photo: Team

By Emma Howells | Sept. 10, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The varsity Girls Volleyball Team celebrates a point won over Seneca Valley during their first game of the season.

Photo: Practice

By Emma Howells | Sept. 9, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Football players practice agility drills for their upcoming games.

Photo: Wako Wako

By Emma Howells | Sept. 4, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Wako Wako heads the ball during a preseason scrimmage.

Photo: Football practice

By Emma Howells | Sept. 4, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Defensive back coach Powell works with a few players during a practice.

Photo: SMOB Voting

By Emma Howells | April 30, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Elana Rombro casts her election votes.

Photo: McCaw

By Emma Howells | April 29, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Kayla McCaw performs her floor routine.

Photo: Lowell Ensel vs. Whitman

By Emma Howells | April 25, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior captain Lowell Ensel rounds third against the Vikings.

Photo: Wanted

By Emma Howells | April 25, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A student searches for her own "Wanted" photo. The Wanted Wall is intended to attract attention to help yearbook sales by displaying the names and pictures of students who have not yet ordered a yearbook.

Photo: Projector

By Emma Howells | April 24, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Ebony Argaez adjusts the projector while painting a design for the spring musical, Into the Woods.

Photo: Nick Porter Cradle

By Emma Howells | April 22, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Nick Porter cradles around a hit on his way to one of his three goals.

Photo: The pass

By Emma Howells | April 22, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Seniors Justin Kung and Trevor Gibson pass the ball up field.

Photo: Sombrero

By Emma Howells | April 18, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Brian Orellana poses for a picture on Wacky Tacky Wednesday, one of the days of the senior spirit week.

Photo: Carmen's Italian Ice

By Emma Howells | April 16, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Carmen's Italian Ice truck stops on campus to offer sweet refreshments to students after school.

Photo: View of the Capitol

By Emma Howells | April 15, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The festival, stretching six blocks, runs towards the Capitol.

Photo: "Warrior"

By Emma Howells | April 15, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A variety of Asian cuisine, ranging from Ramen to Stir-Fry was available, lining the edges of the street.

Photo: Crowds

By Emma Howells | April 15, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The main tidal basin area is incredibly crowded with tourists during the spring time.

Photo: Kimono

By Emma Howells | April 15, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Many tourists dress up for the occasion in Japanese-inspired outfits, such as this young girl in a traditional kimono and fan.

Photo: Fan

By Emma Howells | April 15, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

An audience member enjoys getting involved in the concert, and reenacted a short sword fight with another fan.

Photo: Blossoming

By Emma Howells | April 15, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Cherry blossoms emerge against a bright spring sky.

Photo: Fight

By Emma Howells | April 15, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

At the Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival, two martial artists duel on a stage.

Photo: An Individual Blossom

By Emma Howells | April 15, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

One white bloom stands out from the rest.

Photo: Repairs

By Emma Howells | April 15, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Washington Monument is currently closed and undergoing repairs to fix damage sustained during the earthquake two years ago.

Photo: Hattori

By Emma Howells | April 15, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Kohei Hattori, of the J-Pop band The Asterplace, roars for the crowd.

Photo: Shadows

By Emma Howells | April 15, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The streets are lined with colorful Asian decorations during the street festival.

Photo: Blocking

By Emma Howells | March 23, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Will Tien-Street blocks a Richard Montgomery player.

Photo: The offensive

By Emma Howells | March 23, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Justin Kung attempts to keep the ball away from Richard Montgomery.

Photo: Crossword

By Emma Howells | March 17, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Eli Fellows puzzles over the most recent Silver Chips Print crossword. The newest edition was released March 14th.

Photo: Sankofa 1

By Emma Howells | March 7, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Assistant Director Amie Idriss performs in the Sankofa teaser.

Photo: Sankofa 2

By Emma Howells | March 7, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Dana Cook recites a poem in the Sankofa teaser.

Photo: Into the Woods cast

By Emma Howells | Feb. 27, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The "Into the Woods" has a much smaller cast than typical Blair plays.

Photo: Taming of the Shrew

By Emma Howells | Feb. 26, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Seniors Peter McNally and Maya Davis starred in "The Taming of the Shrew and the Tamer Tamed," which had a large cast to compensate for the upcoming musical's small ensemble.

Photo: Los Padres meeting

By Emma Howells | Feb. 19, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Jihan Asher from CASA de Maryland shares information about grades and SAT scores.

Photo: Los Padres meeting 2

By Emma Howells | Feb. 19, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A parent listens to the panel's advice about college applications at the Los Padres meeting.

Photo: Tennis Balls

By Emma Howells | Feb. 16, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

At the end of a school day, chair stacked on top of desks reveal the bright tennis balls on their feet.

Photo: Justin v. Whitman

By Emma Howells | Feb. 14, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Justin Kung drives by a Whitman defender.

Photo: Valentine's Day candy grams

By Emma Howells | Feb. 13, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Valentine's Day candy grams consist of a lollipop and a hand-written note.

Photo: Spanish Honors Society sells candy grams

By Emma Howells | Feb. 13, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blair's Spanish Honor Society sold candy grams last week during both lunches.

Photo: Celebration

By Emma Howells | Feb. 10, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Co-captain Sebastian Rubinstein celebrates one of his goals

Photo: Face off

By Emma Howells | Feb. 10, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Alex Ortiz faces off against a Blake Defender

Photo: Offense

By Emma Howells | Feb. 10, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Offensive tenacity was the key to Blair's success in the match against Blake.

Photo: Taming of the Shrew (1))

By Emma Howells | Feb. 4, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Petruchio (Peter McNally) and Katharina (Maya Davis) share a moment together.

Photo: Taming of the Shrew (2)

By Emma Howells | Feb. 4, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A frustrated Katharina (Maya Davis) vents her anger.

Photo: Snowy Morning

By Emma Howells | Feb. 3, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

In the morning light of a two hour delay, fresh snow partly obscures a board advertising the play currently being performed at Blair.

Photo: Skating

By Emma Howells | Jan. 13, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Max Kronstadt skates down the ice.

Photo: Girl Swimming

By Emma Howells | Jan. 13, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Despite the loss, the girls' team had a strong performance this week.

Photo: Swim and Cheer

By Emma Howells | Jan. 13, 2013, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Blair cheerleaders helped keep spirits high during the swim meet.

Photo: Wash your hands

By Emma Howells | Dec. 18, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

In order to avoid getting sick, Bitonti suggests washing your hands frequently.

Photo: Woodmoor Shopping Center Parking Lot

By Emma Howells | Dec. 11, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

According to Greene, seeing students smoking in the Woodmoor Shopping Center parking lot helped convince businesses to adopt the policy.

Photo: Blair Basketball

By Emma Howells | Dec. 9, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Nelson H. Kobren gymnasium.

Photo: Canary

By Emma Howells | Dec. 8, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Danny Canary followed up his 21 point performance with 27 against Northwood.

Photo: Black Friday

By Emma Howells | Nov. 27, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Black Friday crowd refuels to continue on their journey.

Photo: Fillmore stage

By Emma Howells | Nov. 17, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Fillmore stage, above, has been used by many performers in the past year.

Photo: Blair cheerleading fans

By Emma Howells | Nov. 17, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blair fans come out to support the team on Saturday afternoon.

Photo: Cheerleaders take home spirit award

By Emma Howells | Nov. 17, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Blair cheerleading team, above, took home the spirit award for the eighth year in a row.

Photo: County Council debates arena

By Emma Howells | Nov. 9, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Montgomery County Council discussed the proposed arena at a recent youth town hall meeting.

Photo: Zed's Café

By Emma Howells | Nov. 6, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The calm, homey atmosphere at Zed's provides a great space to study or hang out with friends.

Photo: Kefa Café Cafe Mocha

By Emma Howells | Nov. 6, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Cafe Mocha at Kefa Café is just the right mix of coffee and hot chocolate.

Photo: Fenton Café crepes

By Emma Howells | Nov. 6, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Fenton Café offers a wide variety of sweet and savory crepes.

Photo: Airplane

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blair alumni teachers run onto the field.

Photo: Cheer

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The cheerleaders perform a variety of stunts during their routine.

Photo: Johnson and Teacher

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Ms. Johnson poses with a Japanese teacher dressed in a traditional Japanese kimono.

Photo: Hawaiian Brian

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Brian "Hawaiian Brian" Griffin reacts to the Homecoming King announcement.

Photo: Partner

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A Blair student explains how her day with her exchange student partner went.

Photo: Shout

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A blazer shouts in reaction to her balloon bursting during the water balloon toss.

Photo: Mid-air

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Freshmen jump into the air congratulating each other after thinking they won the water balloon toss.

Photo: Johnson

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Ms. Johnson cracks a joke to entertain the audience.

Photo: SAC

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Mr. Moose welcomes the Japanese exchange students to the goodbye event.

Photo: Japanese Class

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A Japanese class sings "If You're Happy and You Know It" in Japanese to the exchange students.

Photo: Teacher

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

One of the Japanese teachers comes up to speak to Ms. Johnson.

Photo: Mask

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A Japanese exchange student wears a protective mask.

Photo: Attention

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A Japanese exchange student pays attention to the speakers.

Photo: Jump

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Shailee Bruck energetically waves to the section of the bleachers where the sophomore class is seated.

Photo: Frisbee

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Members of the Ultimate Frisbee team rush onto the field.

Photo: Water Balloons

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blazers participate in the water balloon toss.

Photo: Blazer

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Blair Blazer mascot poses during the pep rally.

Photo: 1-3

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Seniors chant "1-3" to cheer on the their class.

Photo: Soccer Playoffs 2

By Emma Howells | Oct. 25, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

After scoring a goal in the first half, senior Stallon Ndawula fights for a free ball in order to extend the Blazer lead.

Photo: Soccer Playoffs

By Emma Howells | Oct. 25, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Keenthy Yeboah gets scrappy as he battles with a Clarksburg defender in order to keep the Blair shutout alive.

Photo: George Pelecanos

By Emma Howells | Oct. 24, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

George Pelecanos speaks to students about his career as a writer.

Photo: Simon Kienitz-Kincade

By Emma Howells | Oct. 24, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Simon Kienitz-Kincade asks Pelecanos a question.

Photo: Blair Tower

By Emma Howells | Oct. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Blair Steeple glows orange in the pre-first period morning sun.

Photo: Town Hall Meeting

By Emma Howells | Oct. 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Students raise their hands to share questions and comments at the Montgomery County Council town hall meeting Wednesday.

Photo: Silver Spring Stage

By Emma Howells | Oct. 6, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The fire started in the storage room of Silver Spring Stage.

Photo: Silver Spring Fire Department Four Corners

By Emma Howells | Oct. 6, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Silver Spring Volunteer Fire Department responded promptly to the fire on Friday.

Photo: Do Not Cross

By Emma Howells | Oct. 5, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A line of caution tape marks the perimeter of the scene of the fire at the Silver Spring Stage in Four Corners.

Photo: Charley

By Emma Howells | Oct. 5, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Charley Marshall was part of the tough Blair defense that countered Kennedy's offensive speed and kept the game close.

Photo: Aron

By Emma Howells | Oct. 5, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Aron Coste helped Blair come back from a 1-0 defecit as part of their speed line up.

Photo: Cordon

By Emma Howells | Oct. 3, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Ana Cordon passes the ball on Blazer offense.

Photo: Michelle leaps

By Emma Howells | Oct. 3, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Michelle McGhee fights for the ball in an aggressive game.

Photo: Diwakaran Ilangovan biology club

By Emma Howells | Sept. 27, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Co-president Diwakaran Ilangovan presents a lecture to biology club members.

Photo: 2007-2008 silverlogue yearbook

By Emma Howells | Sept. 26, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

This year's edition of Silverlogue is going to be very different from those of past years. Above, the 2007-2008 edition.

Photo: Scoreboard malfunction

By Emma Howells | Sept. 26, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The scoreboard was not working properly for this lacrosse game from last spring. A replacement could cost up to $60,000.

Photo: Simon

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior captain Simon Amato clears the ball away from two Wildcats.

Photo: Aron

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Coste scored the only goal for the Blazers midway through the first half.

Photo: Silver Spring Library

By Emma Howells | Sept. 13, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Silver Spring Library will be open for two extra Sundays this year.

Photo: Bruck

By Emma Howells | Sept. 8, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore cheerleader Shailee Bruck is thrown in the air during Blair's football game against Quince Orchard.

Photo: The Flying Mighty

By Emma Howells | Sept. 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

"The Flying Mighty" is a band consisting of Blair juniors Brendan Casey and Noah Elkind, as well as Finn Cohan and Lewis Andrews, who do not go to Blair.

Photo: Football v. QO

By Emma Howells | Sept. 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blair running back Darryl Blue takes the hand off as the Blair offense failed to score for the second straight game.

Photo: Blair's got talent

By Emma Howells | Sept. 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Many Blazers attended the "Blair's Got Talent!" showcase Wednesday night in downtown Silver Spring.

Photo: Football v. QO

By Emma Howells | Sept. 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blair's defense takes down running back Clay Shelton-Jones in one of only a few defensive stops for the Blazers.

Photo: Stallon

By Emma Howells | Sept. 5, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior forward Stallon Ndawula helped set up the rest of the offense and get the Blazers a lead that they wouldn't relinquish.

Photo: Dylan

By Emma Howells | Sept. 5, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior defender Dylan Crosson helped hold the B-CC offense to one goal before getting injured and having to leave the game.

Photo: Jenny

By Emma Howells | Sept. 3, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Jenny Beech is one of the four senior captains in a relatively new field hockey team.

Photo: Practice

By Emma Howells | Sept. 3, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Despite losing key players last year, the Blazers are deep in junior midfielders.

Photo: Allison

By Emma Howells | Sept. 3, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Allison Whitney is a player to watch for the girls' tennis team.

Photo: Blazers Football

By Emma Howells | Sept. 3, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blair football started off their season with a 13-2 loss to B-CC.

Photo: Blair vs. BCC 2

By Emma Howells | Aug. 31, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blair had trouble stopping BCC's John Sieber all night as he recorded one of BCC's two touchdowns.

Photo: Football vs. BCC

By Emma Howells | Aug. 31, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Blazer offense could not get anything going against the BCC defense.

Photo: Kong-pre

By Emma Howells | July 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A high school student vaults over a staircase at a parkour jam on the campus of the University of Maryland.

Photo: Howells, Emma

By Emma Howells | July 7, 2012, 10:47 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

Photo: Big Easy Express

By Emma Howells | July 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

One of the filmmakers of "Big Easy Express” responds to a question from the audience on the closing night of Silverdocs.

Photo: Intro

By Emma Howells | July 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

An audience member watches the introductory Silverdocs video before a film.

Photo: A Girl Like Her

By Emma Howells | July 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

An audience member contributes her own story of adoption after the movie "A Girl Like Her.”

Photo: Interview

By Emma Howells | July 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A member of the press interviews the two filmmakers of the film, "The Last Member.”

Photo: Williams and Orr

By Emma Howells | July 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The subject of the movie "Trash Dance,” choreographer Allison Orr, and subject of the short "Sparkle,” dancer Sheri "Sparkle” Williams laugh at a joke made during the Q&A.

Photo: The Revisionaries

By Emma Howells | July 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A subject of the film "The Revisionaries” defends a point made by director Scott Thurman.

Photo: Screening

By Emma Howells | July 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

"A Girl Like Her” is shown at Round House Theatre, one of the five theaters participating in the festival.

Photo: Puperazzi

By Emma Howells | July 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The official "puperazzi” enjoys attention after a screening of a movie. Brutus McCracker is wearing a camera on his collar which takes a picture every 5 seconds.

Photo: Marquee

By Emma Howells | July 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The marquee outside the AFI Theatre advertises the Silverdocs festival.

Photo: Queen of Versailles

By Emma Howells | July 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

"The Queen of Versailles,” Jackie Siegel, the star of the film by the same name, makes a surprise appearance to the screening of the film.

Photo: Shadow

By Emma Howells | July 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The sun sets, casting long shadows in Round House Theatre.

Photo: Line

By Emma Howells | July 7, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A line forms in the hopes of receiving standby tickets before a screening.

Photo: AFI

By Emma Howells | June 24, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

An audience watches a documentary included in the AFI Silverdocs festival.

Photo: Duck

By Emma Howells | June 20, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A duck lands in the National Gallery Sculpture Garden in DC.

Photo: Caren

By Emma Howells | May 8, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Caren Holmes was a key player in the game, showing great effort whenever she got the chance to score a goal.

Photo: Sean Reilly

By Emma Howells | May 3, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Sean Reilly takes the ball downfield.

Photo: Michael Reilly

By Emma Howells | May 2, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Michael Reilly celebrates after Blair scores one of its seven goals.

Photo: Sol Azteca

By Emma Howells | May 1, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

On a field trip, students from Blair's Spanish 2 classes cluster around the entrance of Sol Azteca.

Photo: Zack

By Emma Howells | April 29, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Zack Scarrano takes a shot at goal.

Photo: Neil slides into home

By Emma Howells | April 28, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore co-captain Neil Gahart slides into home during the Blazers sixth-inning rally while senior co-captain Richard Griner looks on.

Photo: Justin K

By Emma Howells | April 15, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Justin Kung attempts to run past a Bengal defender.

Photo: Eric

By Emma Howells | April 15, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Eric Colbert pushes the ball past a Blake defender.

Photo: Mob

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The center of the fight is a tightly packed group constantly revolving around a couple fighters in the very middle.

Photo: Fun

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

While other fighters didn't hide their amusement.

Photo: Scream

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Many fighters maintain a serious air about the fight.

Photo: Battle

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

There are no opposing sides involved in the pillow fight, the only strategy is to hit as many people as possible.

Photo: Birthday

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A fighter announces his birthday on his pillowcase.

Photo: Painting

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A member of stage crew paints a wooden musket in preparation for Blair's upcoming production of Les Miserables.

Photo: Strategy

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

One fighter finds that the Two-Pillow strategy is more efficient.

Photo: Casualty

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

While there were no serious injuries reported after the fight, many sunglasses and other personal objects met their end on the battlefield.

Photo: The Heart of the War

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

In the middle of the battle, the fights are most intense.

Photo: Post-Battle Recovery

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

After the fight, a father and son team attempt to return personal items lost during the fight.

Photo: Intense

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Crowds gather around to watch the intense battle.

Photo: Two Against One

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Two pillow fighters, one armed with a stuffed cow, gang up to attack another fighter.

Photo: Young Warrior

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

While the crowd is mainly composed of 20 and 30 year olds, young children also find a place in the fight.

Photo: Buddies

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A fighter gets a height advantage by sitting on the shoulders of his friend.

Photo: Pillow Fight

By Emma Howells | April 12, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Pillow fighters rush to the heart of the fight, between the Washington Monument and the Capitol.

Photo: Ice Hockey

By Emma Howells | March 29, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Blair ice hockey team's club status means they are governed by looser restrictions and can accept members from other schools.

Photo: Lax

By Emma Howells | March 28, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The goalie of the Gaithersburg boys' varsity lacrosse team attends his goal during a game at Blair on Tuesday. Tuesday's game was Blair's first win of the season.

Photo: Boys' lacrosse

By Emma Howells | March 28, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The goalie of the Gaithersburg boys' varsity lacrosse team attends his goal during a game at Blair on Tuesday. Tuesday's game was Blair's first win of the season.

Photo: Boys' Lacrosse

By Emma Howells | March 24, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Alex Stuart fights for possession of the ball.

Photo: Sean Reilly

By Emma Howells | March 24, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior co-captain Sean Reilly brings the ball into Baron territory early on in the game.

Photo: Mean Girls

By Emma Howells | March 22, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Sam Lewando raises his hand to volunteer to read a part in the Mean Girls script during a video production class on Wednesday.

Photo: Popper

By Emma Howells | March 13, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Freshman Jacob Popper catches a frisbee during an ultimate frisbee match after school.

Photo: Moon

By Emma Howells | March 6, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

As the moon rises, the varsity boys' lacrosse team huddles up before a late scrimmage against Wheaton.

Photo: Sixth Lunch

By Emma Howells | Feb. 28, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Seniors enjoy the unseasonally warm temperatures in the senior courtyard during sixth lunch on Tuesday.

Photo: Ice hockey

By Emma Howells | Feb. 26, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Washington County North Stars defeated the Blair ice hockey team by a score of 5-1 on Friday night.

Photo: MAN emcees

By Emma Howells | Feb. 15, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

This year's emcees (from left to right): Alice Mukora, Ben Holland, Elizabeth Billings and Andrew Lu.

Photo: Sid guitar

By Emma Howells | Feb. 15, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Sid Nanda plays guitar during the cover of Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here."

Photo: Tiara

By Emma Howells | Feb. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Miss District of Columbia walks to a Chinese restaurant before the parade.

Photo: Cats

By Emma Howells | Feb. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Good luck cats wave to the parade crowd from a store window.

Photo: Valentine's Day

By Emma Howells | Feb. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A student decorated their locker with paper hearts to celebrate Valentine's Day.

Photo: Lion Dance

By Emma Howells | Feb. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The finale of the parade was a lion dance near fireworks, which drew a vast crowd.

Photo: Lion

By Emma Howells | Feb. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A chinese lion costume (often mistakenly referred to as a "dragon costume") roars at the crowd during a traditional dance.

Photo: The Royal Dream

By Emma Howells | Feb. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Parade Royalty waves at the crowd from a horse-drawn carriage.

Photo: Restaurant

By Emma Howells | Feb. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A cook prepares food with a dramatic flair to entertain a passing toddler.

Photo: Bridge Detail

By Emma Howells | Feb. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Strings of Chinese and American flags blow in the breeze of the cold morning.

Photo: Parade Scenery

By Emma Howells | Feb. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The colors of the ornate gate in Chinatown are mirrored in the crowd.

Photo: Tired

By Emma Howells | Feb. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

At the end of the morning, a young boy who was in the parade takes a ride on his father's shoulders.

Photo: Red

By Emma Howells | Feb. 14, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Red, a traditional color of good luck in Chinese culture, dominates the outfit of a child dancing in the middle of the street before the parade.

Photo: Smith-Jones

By Emma Howells | Feb. 13, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Julian Smith-Jones grabs a loose ball in Blair's overtime loss on Friday night.

Photo: Narcisse

By Emma Howells | Feb. 13, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Rick Narcisse attempts to dunk as Northwest sophomore Rodney Snider contests from behind.

Photo: Singing Grams

By Emma Howells | Feb. 8, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Members of InToneNation sell candygrams at lunch on Tuesday.

Photo: Schwadron

By Emma Howells | Feb. 6, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior sports editor Eli Schwadron dishes off to junior Langston Taylor for the assist.

Photo: 1st Annual Chips BBall Game

By Emma Howells | Feb. 6, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Online beat Print, but at the end of the day we're all winners!

Photo: Hops

By Emma Howells | Feb. 6, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Langston Taylor finishes at the rim in Friday's 1st annual Chips Showdown.

Photo: Boys Cheer

By Emma Howells | Jan. 31, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Members of the Blair cheerleading team smile after winning the Spirit Award.

Photo: Blair cheer

By Emma Howells | Jan. 31, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Blair cheerleaders performed a variety of routines at the Panther Cheer Competition on Saturday.

Photo: Snowy Day

By Emma Howells | Jan. 24, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Snow from the weekend blankets the ground on a dreary Tuesday morning.

Photo: Fire Alarm

By Emma Howells | Jan. 10, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

On Tuesday, a fire alarm in the middle of ninth period forced students to evacuate Blair.

Photo: First Snow

By Emma Howells | Jan. 4, 2012, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The first snow of winter falls on the empty Blair field towards the end of the day.

Photo: Rainbow Bokeh

By Emma Howells | Dec. 30, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Colorful bokeh can be seen in the background of these Christmas lights.

Photo: Color Bokeh

By Emma Howells | Dec. 30, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Bokeh is out of focus light that can look very colorful with Christmas lights.

Photo: Extensive Lights

By Emma Howells | Dec. 30, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Over the years, this house has continuously expanded their Christmas lights.

Photo: Tree Lights

By Emma Howells | Dec. 30, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

This house setup a tree of Christmas lights in their lawn.

Photo: Icicle Lights

By Emma Howells | Dec. 30, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Many houses use a wide range of different Christmas lights.

Photo: Reindeer Lights

By Emma Howells | Dec. 30, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Christmas lights arranged in the form of a reindeer.

Photo: Cell Project

By Emma Howells | Dec. 21, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

On the third floor, freshman Dylan Goldvale carries his model of a cell project carefully.

Photo: Remy

By Emma Howells | Dec. 16, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior guard Theo Remy was crucial in Wednesday night's win. He scored eight of Blair's twenty points in overtime.

Photo: Canary

By Emma Howells | Dec. 16, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior guard Tucker Canary scored 17 points in Blair's overtime victory against BCC.

Photo: Narcisse

By Emma Howells | Dec. 16, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior forward Rick Narcisse is defended by Luc Sebrechts and Nigel Crayton.

Photo: Chipotle Opening

By Emma Howells | Dec. 13, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blazers hang out after school at the Chipotle that opened today at Four Corners. This caused some security issues during lunch when many Blazers left campus to have lunch at Chipotle.

Photo: Jewish Culture Club Event

By Emma Howells | Nov. 29, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Jewish Culture Club held an open meeting during both lunches today. The event included a presentation by Israeli-American students from Walter Johnson and a question and answer period afterwards.

Photo: Golden Hour

By Emma Howells | Nov. 25, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Photo: Worm

By Emma Howells | Nov. 25, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Photo: Macro

By Emma Howells | Nov. 25, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Photo: Below the Flowers

By Emma Howells | Nov. 25, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Photo: Black and White Flowers

By Emma Howells | Nov. 25, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Photo: Monarch

By Emma Howells | Nov. 25, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Photo: Security Watch

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A policeman surveys the crowd. There were very few disturbances in the well-planned dedication, with the exception of a brief outburst of angry protestors shouting during Obama's speech.

Photo: Recording History

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A young boy films President Obama's inspiring speech, which was delivered not at the main stage but privately in the memorial near the "Stone of Hope."

Photo: Choir

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Members of the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church Choir sing during the "Morning Joy" segment of the dedication.

Photo: Pugs

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Humans weren't the only ones who were able to participate in the race, numerous zombies dressed up their dogs as well. These two pugs are uneasy with all of the commotion.

Photo: Look of Love?

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A zombie couple stares deeply into each others eyes, though maybe not with love but with hunger- for brains.

Photo: Winehouse

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A "zombie-fied" Amy Winehouse enjoys the lighthearted atmosphere of the crowd. Winehouse Zombie wasn't the only recently deceased celebrities to appear at the walk.

Photo: Crowd

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The zombie crowd prepares for the march on a street closed off by police outside of the restaurant Jackie's.

Photo: Fleeing

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A member of the resistance flees the oncoming zombies while warning the gathered crowd to evacuate the area. Most resistance costumes included armor of some type and a large nerf gun.

Photo: Interview

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A man from Alabama gives an interview about his experiences participating in the Civil Rights movement.

Photo: Large Crowds

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

After the initial seating area filled up in the early morning, the crowd overflowed to an area fenced off behind the first one.

Photo: Sunlit Chairs

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Early in the morning, empty chairs near the front of the stage await VIPS.

Photo: Fire Drill

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

During an unexpected fire drill on Tuesday at the beginning of fourth period due to a faulty smoke detector on the second floor, sophomore Clarisse Callahan keeps a birthday balloon afloat to stay warm.

Photo: Hilfiger

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Many notable figures, including Tommy Hilfiger, delivered speeches in the shadow of King.

Photo: Body Bag

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

All of the zombie costumes this year were convincing and creative. This man wears a body bag and which includes minute details such as a toe tag.

Photo: Through the Fog

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Fog machines were set up on Ellsworth drive to add increased suspense to the march.

Photo: Double Hat

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The dedication struck close to many in the crowd who were involved in the Civil Rights movement.

Photo: The Most Beautiful Zombie

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A zombie dressed as a beauty pageant winner grabs at the camera.

Photo: Greatest American

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A sign celebrates King's influence on America and its development. This theme was mentioned in many of the speeches of the day.

Photo: Brainless

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Some zombies chose to wear typical street clothes and only wear zombie make-up in order to stick with the idea that zombies had taken over present day society.

Photo: Boxes

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A volunteer goes over the hundreds of boxes full of thousands of hats. The hats, designed and sponsored by Tommy Hilfiger, were given away at the entrance.

Photo: Gas Mask

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

While the overpowering number of people came dressed as zombies, some dressed as the zombie "resistance," the last few remaining humans attempting to save the race. Dramatic battles between the two sides were entertaining for the crowd to watch but the violence, even joking violence, required supervision from the police.

Photo: Traveler

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A man stands proudly at the dedication. Many in the crowd traveled a long way to experience the dedication.

Photo: King

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A man, wearing a crown in tribute of King, records the performances.

Photo: Scarves

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Two women signal their location to friends. Meeting up with others was difficult due to the crowded seating area.

Photo: Hand

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

During president Obama's speech, the crowd begins to cheer "four more years" indicating their support for Obama to win another term in office.

Photo: News Media

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Not only filmed for public broadcast, the event was also covered by many news organizations.

Photo: VA

By Emma Howells | Nov. 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The crowd contained people of all ages, including this local boy, from Virginia.

Photo: Line

By Emma Howells | Oct. 29, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Eager visitors started a line before 5am to get the best seats at the memorial. The line stretched around two blocks.

Photo: Halloween Open Mic

By Emma Howells | Oct. 25, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A new poster announcing the Halloween Open Mic scheduled for October 28th lays on Blair Boulevard after school on Tuesday.

Photo: Sophomore Donald Benamna

By Emma Howells | Oct. 20, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Donald Benamna, who eventually scored the winning goal, races after the ball.

Photo: Senior Kevin Fallet

By Emma Howells | Oct. 20, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Kevin Fallet, an integral part of the Blair offense, steals the ball from an opponent.

Photo: Little Batman

By Emma Howells | Oct. 19, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A freshman wears a batman mask and cape, though it clashes with his teddy bear keychain.

Photo: Canopy

By Emma Howells | Oct. 19, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A long amount of mesh cloth hangs overhead of seniors cutting out hallway decorations.

Photo: McPherson & Hopkins

By Emma Howells | Oct. 19, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Marlee McPherson and Edie Hopkins pose for a photo in the athletic hallway to pass time before running out into the gym.

Photo: Beckett

By Emma Howells | Oct. 19, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Freshman Molly Beckett cheers while on the shoulders of a crew teammate.

Photo: Undercover

By Emma Howells | Oct. 19, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Two blazers take a more subtle route on Superhero day, dressing up as undercover superheros, rather than the superheros themselves.

Photo: Pride

By Emma Howells | Oct. 19, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A varsity football player pumps up the crowd during the pep rally.

Photo: Cheer!

By Emma Howells | Oct. 19, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A cheerleader recites a chant towards the end of the second pep rally.

Photo: Fallet

By Emma Howells | Oct. 13, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Kevin Fallet heads the ball out of Blazer territory.

Photo: Nono&Jean

By Emma Howells | Sept. 30, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior co-captain Olivia Nono and sophomore Christine Jean lost their doubles matches, 6-1 and 7-5.

Photo: Whitney

By Emma Howells | Sept. 30, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Junior Allison Whitney sends a volley to the BCC side. Blair fell 6-1 to the Barons on Monday night.

Photo: Robot

By Emma Howells | Sept. 29, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A robot from the Blair Robotics Club chases a couple students down the hall during the 6th period lunch activity fair on Tuesday.

Photo: The Fillmore

By Emma Howells | Sept. 24, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A band plays on the Fillmore's stage, while audience members look on.

Photo: Grand Opening

By Emma Howells | Sept. 24, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Fillmore opened in downtown Silver Spring on Sept. 15.

Photo: Bartender

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A bartender processes a patron's order at the basement level "Vertigo" lounge.

Photo: Rail

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A spotlight shines through the front rail, which separates the audience from the stage.

Photo: Back of the Stage

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Viewed from a second floor balcony behind the stage, Tramps Like Us performs to the crowd at the venue, which can seat 500-2,000 people.

Photo: Cerphe

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Radio DJ Cerphe Colwell from WVRX-FM 105.9 The Edge announces the schedule of the Silver Spring Community Night, which included live music and a chance to see the venue before it opened to the public two days later.

Photo: Tickets

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A couple waits in line to pick up tickets for an event at the Fillmore.

Photo: Stage

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Fillmore stage is lit by many colorful lights and includes the large trademark chandeliers for which the Fillmore is known.

Photo: Posters

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A patron appreciates the gallery of past concert posters from other Fillmore venues from famous artists such as Pink and David Bowie.

Photo: DJ

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The DJ entertains the audience before the live act of the night, a Bruce Springsteen cover band, took the stages.

Photo: Ognan

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The saxophonist Brian Ognan from the Bruce Springsteen cover band, Tramps Like Us, performs a solo. The band played a song in tribute of the E Street Band's Clarence Clemons, who died in June due to complications from a stroke.

Photo: Fillmore, MD

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A box holding technical sound equipment sits on the edge of the stage.

Photo: Balcony Level

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The audience admires the live music from the second floor balcony, directly above the main space.

Photo: Multitasking

By Emma Howells | Sept. 21, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A sound tech adjusts some of the equipment while multitasking on his phone.

Photo: Back to School Night

By Emma Howells | Sept. 20, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A line of cars for Back to School Night on Tuesday runs along the overcrowded parking lot on the University Boulevard side of Blair.

Photo: Islamic Center of Washington Mosque

By Emma Howells | Sept. 11, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Islamic Center of Washington Mosque stands in front of a backdrop of sunny skies. Though scattered showers were predicted on the day of the walk, the weather was enjoyable.

Photo: Hijab

By Emma Howells | Sept. 11, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A Muslim woman assists a Christian woman in putting on a hijab. All women must cover their heads, shoulders and legs before entering the mosque.

Photo: Imam Abdullah Khouj

By Emma Howells | Sept. 11, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Standing on the steps of the Islamic Center of Washington, Imam Abdullah Khouj delivers a welcoming speech to the walk participants.

Photo: Robes

By Emma Howells | Sept. 11, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

As is the annual tradition, the prominent local St. Augustine's Gospel Choir performs a version of "Amazing Grace" on the steps of the mosque.

Photo: Yusuf

By Emma Howells | Sept. 11, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sheikh Hamza Yusuf delivers a rousing speech to the crowd at a Hebrew temple before the walk begins.

Photo: Crowd

By Emma Howells | Sept. 11, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The crowd at the temple listen attentively to the Muslim Call to Prayer, performed by Sharif Ramadan Abdulmalik, a student at Howard University.

Photo: The Eyes Have It

By Emma Howells | Sept. 11, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A young Muslim boy, who accompanied his father on the Unity Walk, peers cautiously around a pillar near the courtyard of the mosque.

Photo: Candles

By Emma Howells | Sept. 11, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Prayer candles from a Greek Christian Orthodox church welcome participants of the walk into the church.

Photo: Shoes

By Emma Howells | Sept. 11, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Those entering the mosque must also take off their shoes in order to preserve the carpet.

Photo: Faiths Together

By Emma Howells | Sept. 11, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Many of the religious leaders who spoke at the event gather for a photo-op at the request of the press before the walk participants moved on to the final destination, the nearby Gandhi memorial.

Photo: Gandhi

By Emma Howells | Sept. 11, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Arun Gandhi, grandson of the celebrated nonviolence advocate, Mahatma Gandhi, speaks under the shadow of his grandfather's memorial, located near Dupont Circle.

Photo: Kanner

By Emma Howells | Sept. 7, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Jenna Kanner runs the ball down the field.

Photo: Goldsmith

By Emma Howells | Sept. 7, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

During a practice drill, junior Eloise Goldsmith passes the ball to a teammate.

Photo: Kavanagh/Golladay/Trimble

By Emma Howells | Sept. 7, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

During practice, sophomores Fiona Kavanagh, Katrina Golladay and Delia Trimble attempt to gain control of the ball.

Photo: Taney/Verdonk

By Emma Howells | Sept. 7, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Mimi Verdonk attempts to steal the ball away from Elisha Taney seconds before it hits the ground.

Photo: Sebastian/Newell

By Emma Howells | Sept. 7, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Dillon Sebastian and Junior Camille Newell fight for the ball during a drill.

Photo: Golladay

By Emma Howells | Sept. 3, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Sophomore Katrina Golladay and sophomore Delia Trimble fight for a loose ball in practice. Junior forward Lisa Bianchini led Blair to victory against the Trojans, scoring three of the team's five goals.

Photo: Lewando

By Emma Howells | Sept. 3, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Julia Lewando controls the ball during a varsity girls' soccer practice. Blair beat Gaithersburg 5-0 on Friday night.

Photo: Practice As Usual

By Emma Howells | Aug. 25, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Less than an hour after the 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit, most of Blair's sports teams had practice as scheduled in preparation for the upcoming season, though field hockey practice was canceled for the day.

Photo: The Mall

By Emma Howells | July 10, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Many tents, including six large stages and frequent food tents, line the National Mall for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Photo: Wishes

By Emma Howells | July 10, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Near the Peace Corps section of the fesitval, a tree is decorated with cards that had wishes for the world written on them.

Photo: Weaving

By Emma Howells | July 10, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Moroccan weavers demonstrate their skills at the loom, weaving rugs out of brightly colored, hand-spun yarn.

Photo: The National Zoo

By Emma Howells | July 10, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

On another sweltering and humid day in Washington, DC, a young boy cools off in the environmentally friendly sprinklers provided by the National Zoo.

Photo: Chairs

By Emma Howells | July 10, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Rows of empty chairs crowd the Soulsville Stage after the festival winds down for the day.

Photo: Bottle Wall

By Emma Howells | July 10, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Bottles stuffed with trash line the inside of a wall, demonstrating a new technique for building in developing nations. These walls hold up just as well in earthquakes as typical walls.

Photo: Fred Wesley and The New JBs

By Emma Howells | July 10, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Fred Wesley and The New JBs perform R&B songs on the Motor City Stage.

Photo: West African Food

By Emma Howells | July 10, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Peace Corps was featured during this year's festival, allowing food from varying countries, such as West Africa, to be sold.

Photo: RCP Tent

By Emma Howells | July 10, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

In the RCP Village tent, large bulletin boards were available for past and present Peace Corps volunteers to post messages and notes to other volunteers.

Photo: Signpost

By Emma Howells | July 10, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The signpost points in the direction of different cities all over the world.

Photo: Catch

By Emma Howells | June 22, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A student reaches for the catcher, only to miss by a couple inches and fall to the safety net below.

Photo: Falling

By Emma Howells | June 22, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

An aerial silks student performs a complicated drop that leaves her hanging upside down.

Photo: Watching

By Emma Howells | June 22, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

While resting between practicing her aerial silk moves, a student watches the trapeze class.

Photo: Waiting

By Emma Howells | June 22, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Flying trapeze students wait for their afternoon classes.

Photo: Pike

By Emma Howells | June 22, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A flying trapeze student performs a pike before her catch.

Photo: Aerial Silks Break

By Emma Howells | June 22, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

A student pauses take a break and sit in midair during a lesson.

Photo: Aerial Silks

By Emma Howells | June 22, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Aerial silks is a discipline that requires students to gracefully climb up two pieces of silk hanging from the ceiling.

Photo: School

By Emma Howells | June 22, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

While the Trapeze School of New York is best known for flying trapeze lessons, other acrobatic classes are also available, such as aerial silks, lyra, trampoline and conditioning.

Photo: Swinging

By Emma Howells | June 22, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The catcher on the flying trapeze swings back and forth between catches.

Photo: Lockers

By Emma Howells | June 15, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Empty lockers are left open after they are methodically inspected and their combinations are changed by the security guards.

Photo: Yearbook

By Emma Howells | June 8, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

On the last full day of the school year, students rush to get signatures for their yearbooks.

Photo: Thunderstorm

By Emma Howells | June 1, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Girls' varsity soccer made quick work of Kennedy.

Photo: Blazers Hurdle

By Emma Howells | May 25, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

The Blair Track and Field team held their end of the year party Wednesday after school to celebrate a successful season and say goodbye to Coach Penn. This was Penn's last season as the Track and Field coach.

Photo: Griffis

By Emma Howells | May 18, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Senior Billy Griffis gives an acceptance speech after receiving a certificate at the Blair Theatre End of the Year Banquet, a banquet celebrating the casts of both the fall production of Macbeth and spring productions of Guys and Dolls.

Photo: Geese Police

By Emma Howells | May 11, 2011, midnight | In ‎Latest »

Blair's resident geese, including 10 young goslings, wander the field at lunch on Wednesday.