Isabel Hendrix


Name: Isabel Hendrix
Position: Online Photo Editor
Graduation Year: 2014


Images (250)


Photo: Captains

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 24, 2013, midnight

The varsity football captains played a huge part in the team's Battle of the Boulevard win last Saturday.

Photo: Gladiator

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 22, 2013, midnight

The Northwood mascot 'Gladiator' strikes a pose during the game the Blazers went on to win.

Photo: Rush

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 21, 2013, midnight

The Blazers' offense kicked into gear and really got rolling in the second quarter.

Photo: Cloudy Day

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 21, 2013, midnight

Things are clam in a quiet corner of the field.

Photo: Sideline

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 21, 2013, midnight

Bright red Blair players watch a play unfold.

Photo: Fans

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 21, 2013, midnight

Seniors cheer on their team despite the weather.

Photo: Blazer Pride

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 21, 2013, midnight

Seniors Amalia Perez, Delia Trimble, and Dillon Sebastian show off their school spirit.

Photo: Gladiator

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 21, 2013, midnight

The Northwood mascot strikes a pose on the opposite sideline.

Photo: Flips

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 21, 2013, midnight

The cheerleaders demonstrate some impressive acrobatics.

Photo: Crouch

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 21, 2013, midnight

Two Blair athletes prepare for the play.

Photo: Rival Principals

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 21, 2013, midnight

Blair principal Renay Johnson and Northwood principal Mildred Charley-Greene smile together from the sidelines.

Photo: Tumble

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 21, 2013, midnight

A Northwood player scrambles under a blur of tacklers.

Photo: Tuba

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 21, 2013, midnight

A tuba gleams among the cheering crowd after Blair's first touchdown.

Photo: Good ol' tennis Caps

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 18, 2013, midnight

Captains Therese Nkeng and Christine Jean easily won their doubles match, 6-1, 6-0.

Photo: Cross Country Life

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 4, 2013, midnight

Cross country captain Darshan Patel gets ready for practice with the team.

Photo: In the Spotlight

By Isabel Hendrix | May 7, 2013, midnight

A gymnast pauses in the moment before beginning a tumble routine at a Montgomery County gymnastics competition on Tuesday.

Photo: Girls Lax Senior Night

By Isabel Hendrix | April 25, 2013, midnight

Junior Shannon Healy chases down the ball behind a Springbrook defender.

Photo: Mr. Allen

By Isabel Hendrix | April 13, 2013, midnight

Mr. Allen explains a problem during a Precalculus class.

Photo: Caren Holmes Lax

By Isabel Hendrix | April 10, 2013, midnight

Senior co-captain Caren Holmes got the Blazers started less than 10 seconds into the game with a goal.

Photo: Shannon Healy

By Isabel Hendrix | April 10, 2013, midnight

Junior Shannon Healy and her teammates spent much of the game chasing the Bengals.

Photo: Silver Spring Metro

By Isabel Hendrix | March 3, 2013, midnight

Metro riders are silhouetted against the setting sun as they wait for the train Sunday night.

Photo: Senior Night

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 23, 2013, midnight

Blair seniors line up with parents and staff as part of the Senior Night festivities.

Photo: Justin Kung, Senior Night

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 23, 2013, midnight

Senior Justin Kung warms up before the game.

Photo: Christina McCann

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 12, 2013, midnight

Sophomore Christina McCann is running to become the 2013-2014 SMOB.

Photo: The Flag

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 4, 2013, midnight

Someone waves a flag with a Blair Blazer on it in order to get the swim & dive team pumped up for Divisionals.

Photo: Snowy Night

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 2, 2013, midnight

Another light snow falls Saturday night in Silver Spring.

Photo: Staley Free Throw

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 1, 2013, midnight

Naimani Staley prepares to take a key free throw.

Photo: Patterned Leaves

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 27, 2013, midnight

Poinsettias shine in the warm light of a greenhouse.

Photo: Stormy Afternoon

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 15, 2013, midnight

Rain clouds gather overhead on a drizzly exam day for Blair students.

Photo: Theresa Hiller

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 24, 2012, midnight

Reading teacher Theresa Hiller conceptualized the idea for this game a month ago.

Photo: Golden Carving

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2012, midnight

A carved face made out of stone, silver, and gold sits in the display window of a statue shop.

Photo: The Merry Jester

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2012, midnight

A jester pretends to be a baby for the amusement of the crowd gathered round in one of the festival's many outdoor squares.

Photo: Sweet Nuts

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2012, midnight

A women sells candied almonds and cashews to passersby.

Photo: Happy Crowd

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2012, midnight

Festival attendees of all ages mill about in the central square.

Photo: Bus Safety Ad

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2012, midnight

Ride On buses feature the pedestrian safety ads with John Parsley's and Hillary Yeboah's eyes' as a part of the new campaign.

Photo: Comedian

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2012, midnight

A comedian climbs up on a ladder as he tells a joke on one of the festival's stages.

Photo: Farewell

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2012, midnight

Workers dressed as jesters and dancers wave goodbye to the crowd passing below them as the festival closes.

Photo: Harpsichord

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2012, midnight

A musician smiles at the people gathered round him as he plays a medieval tune on a harpsichord.

Photo: Henna

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2012, midnight

A henna artist applies the traditional ink to the hand of Virginia native Claire Sperka in a stall at the center of the festival.

Photo: The Pewter Shop

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2012, midnight

Many of the festival's buildings are decorated in the traditonal style of this pewter shop.

Photo: Bubbles!

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2012, midnight

Children reach for floating bubbles in the middle of the main square.

Photo: Serious Conversation

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2012, midnight

Three people dressed in traditional medieval costumes talk in a sunny corner of the main square.

Photo: Autumn Foliage

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 17, 2012, midnight

Fall leaves stand out brightly against the sky in Silver Spring.

Photo: Allllie

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 1, 2012, midnight

Junior Allie Fascione-Hutchins battles for the ball.

Photo: Zoe McCarthy

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 25, 2012, midnight

McCarthy scored two goals as the Blazers shut down Magruder.

Photo: Blair bench

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 25, 2012, midnight

Junior Nick Porter and freshmen Susana Perez and Adina Rombro have a conversation on one of the benches from the Blair Beautiful Group's bench project.

Photo: Amalia Perez bench

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 25, 2012, midnight

Junior Amalia Perez waits on the new bench near Blair's rain garden.

Photo: Sligo Creek

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 19, 2012, midnight

The water rushes swiftly in Sligo Creek after a rainy night.

Photo: Senior Night

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 14, 2012, midnight

The Blazers won big on senior night.

Photo: Blair's Flag

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 13, 2012, midnight

The American flag on the turf shines in the sun on Friday afternoon.

Photo: Sunny Afternoon

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2012, midnight

Rays of light crisscross the sky as the sun comes out from behind a cloud in Silver Spring.

Photo: Rombro

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 5, 2012, midnight

Junior Elana Rombro goes for the ball.

Photo: Blair Sunset

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 29, 2012, midnight

The sun sets over the fence on the turf on Thursday.

Photo: Chen

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 23, 2012, midnight

Junior Allison Chen dribbles the ball.

Photo: ACT

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 22, 2012, midnight

The ACT experienced a large increase in popularity last year.

Photo: Dillon

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 13, 2012, midnight

Junior Dillon Sebastian attempts to steal the ball from the Titans.

Photo: Nats

By Isabel Hendrix | May 25, 2012, midnight

The sun sets over Nationals Park in D.C.

Photo: Pedestrian Safety Campaign

By Isabel Hendrix | May 11, 2012, midnight

A student looks at a new pedestrian safety poster in the SAC.

Photo: Summer Sky

By Isabel Hendrix | May 5, 2012, midnight

The afternoon sun gleams on the pavement in downtown Takoma Park.

Photo: Summer Sky

By Isabel Hendrix | May 5, 2012, midnight

The afternoon sun gleams on the pavement in downtown Takoma Park.

Photo: Red Out

By Isabel Hendrix | April 30, 2012, midnight

Junior Zoe McCarthy paints a red stripe on senior Marlee McPherson's face to celebrate 'red out' day.

Photo: Buses

By Isabel Hendrix | April 20, 2012, midnight

Students happily rush on to the buses at three o'clock on Friday.

Photo: Daniel Chen

By Isabel Hendrix | April 20, 2012, midnight

Junior Daniel Chen is the number one singles player for boys tennis with a current record of 5-1. He is a force to be reckoned with on the court, and adds great talent to the team, according to coach David Ngbea.

Photo: Lily Gates

By Isabel Hendrix | April 20, 2012, midnight

Sophomore Lily Gates, who is also a cheerleader, has been a star of the gymnastics team since she first started. The limber Gates is often seen executing a perfect flip or cartwheel.

Photo: Morgana D'Ottavi

By Isabel Hendrix | April 20, 2012, midnight

The lightning-fast D'Ottavi was named MVP for cross country last year and remains a star runner.

Photo: Neil Gahart

By Isabel Hendrix | April 20, 2012, midnight

Though only a sophomore, Neil Gahart is key player on varsity baseball. The pitcher and third baseman is hailed by coaches and teammates as a all-around great player.

Photo: Nika Lilley

By Isabel Hendrix | April 20, 2012, midnight

Nika Lilley springs upward and strikes the ball over the net to score a point for the varsity girl's volleyball team. This is a regular occurrence for the senior, who has been a driving force on the team since she first joined.

Photo: Annie Pietanza

By Isabel Hendrix | April 20, 2012, midnight

Sophomore Annie Pietanza started in varsity softball last year as a freshman and has been a key player ever since. She has played first base and also pitches.

Photo: Caren Holmes

By Isabel Hendrix | April 20, 2012, midnight

Go to any varsity girls lacrosse game and you will be sure to see junior Caren Holmes sprinting down the field, her opponents ducking out of the way. The midfielder is a high scorer and is "playing great thus far" according to coach Michael Horne.

Photo: Capitol Columns

By Isabel Hendrix | April 16, 2012, midnight

Columns that used to be at the front of the Capitol building sit in a meadow at the Arboretum, where they were relocated after the Capitol was expanded.

Photo: Bouquet of Japanese Cherry

By Isabel Hendrix | April 16, 2012, midnight

A beautiful bouquet of cherry blossoms is displayed in the Arboretum's Japanese exhibit.

Photo: Cherry Branch

By Isabel Hendrix | April 16, 2012, midnight

A classic Japanese flower arrangement sits in front of an oriental scroll.

Photo: White Blossom

By Isabel Hendrix | April 16, 2012, midnight

A blossom unfurls its petals.

Photo: Electric Red

By Isabel Hendrix | April 16, 2012, midnight

A bright flower grows at the base of a cherry tree.

Photo: Flowered Arch

By Isabel Hendrix | April 16, 2012, midnight

A little boy runs under an arch in the Arboretum's Asian Garden.

Photo: Pink Petals

By Isabel Hendrix | April 16, 2012, midnight

A stunning magenta flower grows in the Japanese garden.

Photo: Kids in the Meadow

By Isabel Hendrix | April 16, 2012, midnight

Several children run down the grassy slope towards the cherries.

Photo: simon memorial

By Isabel Hendrix | April 16, 2012, midnight

A Blair staff member looks at the memorial for Simon Miranda on Blair Boulevard.

Photo: Burst of Flowers

By Isabel Hendrix | April 16, 2012, midnight

Bright pink blossoms shine in the afternoon sun.

Photo: Classic Columns

By Isabel Hendrix | April 16, 2012, midnight

The capitol columns gleam in the afternoon light.

Photo: Hungry Koi

By Isabel Hendrix | April 16, 2012, midnight

A fish hopefully looks around for food in one of the Arboretum's many pools.

Photo: Water Pong

By Isabel Hendrix | April 14, 2012, midnight

A group of seniors and juniors toss ping pong balls into plastic cups in a twist on a classic party game Friday in the SAC.

Photo: Hallway Sunrise

By Isabel Hendrix | April 5, 2012, midnight

The early morning sun pours through a hallway window and illuminates Blair Boulevard.

Photo: lace

By Isabel Hendrix | April 1, 2012, midnight

Sophomore Maya Habash sports a long-sleeve lace shirt.

Photo: Floral

By Isabel Hendrix | April 1, 2012, midnight

Senior Shakeisha Harmon wears a bright floral headband, as an alternate to a floral scarf that she may wear for the windier weather.

Photo: Sailor

By Isabel Hendrix | April 1, 2012, midnight

Sophomore Isabelle Brown matches a striped top with anchor earrings for a sailor effect.

Photo: Double Effort

By Isabel Hendrix | March 27, 2012, midnight

Sophomore Dillon Sebastian and junior Leah Hammond work together to keep the ball away from a Gaithersburg defender.

Photo: Tight Defense

By Isabel Hendrix | March 27, 2012, midnight

Junior Lisa Bianchini keeps up Blair's tight defense to prevent the Trojans from scoring too many goals in the game.

Photo: Spring in Silver Spring

By Isabel Hendrix | March 16, 2012, midnight

On Friday, a student walks by some beautiful flowering trees in Silver Spring.

Photo: Book drive box

By Isabel Hendrix | March 5, 2012, midnight

A collection box is sitting in the library as part of the SGR Book Drive.

Photo: McDonald's Rush

By Isabel Hendrix | March 2, 2012, midnight

Blazers fill the Four Corners McDonald's after the half day on Friday.

Photo: Icy Afternoon

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 6, 2012, midnight

The rink is seen through a shining metal sculpture.

Photo: Ice Ice Baby

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 6, 2012, midnight

Skaters mellowly circle the rink.

Photo: Barred Reflection

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 6, 2012, midnight

The facade of a gazebo on the side of the rink reflects in the fresh path left by the Zamboni.

Photo: Lone Scraper

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 6, 2012, midnight

A Sculpture Garden employee scrapes up the ground ice left by the Zamboni.

Photo: Swish

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 6, 2012, midnight

A little boy is seen balancing on the ice through a blur of legs.

Photo: National Archives

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 6, 2012, midnight

The National Archives building looks over the busy rink.

Photo: Empty Ice

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 6, 2012, midnight

The rink is calm for a moment just after the Zamboni finishes.

Photo: Bright Rays

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 6, 2012, midnight

The last vivid streaks on sunlight color the Sculpture Garden.

Photo: Tots on the Ice

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 6, 2012, midnight

Two small first-time skaters hang onto the rail for support.

Photo: First Rush

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 6, 2012, midnight

The first skaters spill onto the ice when the gates open.

Photo: Mary Beth Tinker

By Isabel Hendrix | Feb. 4, 2012, midnight

CAP sophomores Brianna Iyomahan, Bianca Clark, Evan Morris, and Temi Ibirogba stand with Mary Beth Tinker, who spoke to students on Friday. Tinker won a landmark Supreme Court case concerning student's rights and the First Amendment in 1969.

Photo: Winter Orchid

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 21, 2012, midnight

A fresh orchid blossoms in the cold air on a rack at Trader Joe's in Silver Spring.

Photo: Really Awesome Toys

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 16, 2012, midnight

SpongeBob SquarePants and an inflatable dolphin hang next to an enthusiastic sign.

Photo: Traditional Jewelry

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 16, 2012, midnight

A woman sells jewelry, including silver, gemstones, and beads.

Photo: Cell Snapshot

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 16, 2012, midnight

A man takes a photo of the pageant contestants on his cell phone.

Photo: Dragon

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 16, 2012, midnight

A little girl touches the colorful figurine of a dragon, this year's zodiac animal.

Photo: Light Sabers

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 16, 2012, midnight

Dozens of light sabers for sale at a toy booth glow in the fluorescent light of the SAC.

Photo: Orange Saplings

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 16, 2012, midnight

Two women talk as they stand by orange saplings and other plants for sale at a booth.

Photo: Four Runners-Up

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 16, 2012, midnight

The four finalist of the "Ms. Vietnam" pageant pose for the cameras. The young women wore traditional "ao dai" outfits and were judged on their dress and poise.

Photo: Winner

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 16, 2012, midnight

The winner of the "Ms. Vietnam" pageant, Ye Muy, puts on her sash before being crowned.

Photo: Light Up Toys

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 16, 2012, midnight

Children run their hands over rows of light-up toys.

Photo: Colorful Foods

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 16, 2012, midnight

Bright Vietnamese snacks are lined up for sale on a table.

Photo: Attentive Audience

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 16, 2012, midnight

Three girls smile as they watch a judge crown the second runner-up in the pageant.

Photo: Large Crowd

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 16, 2012, midnight

Hundreds of people, mostly Vietnamese, crowd the SAC.

Photo: Bubble Gun

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 16, 2012, midnight

Photo: Paper Umbrella

By Isabel Hendrix | Jan. 6, 2012, midnight

A bright orange paper umbrella is stuck in the mud near the Blair parking lot. The festive umbrella, coupled with the unseasonably warm weather. invokes the memory of summer.

Photo: Candy Cane Light

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 30, 2011, midnight

This cable of glowing red and white stripes is a modern decoration that can be wrapped around trees and columns.

Photo: Christmas tree

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 30, 2011, midnight

This cheery Christmas tree is adorned with three different kinds of lights . The trunk is wrapped with pure white lights, with more colorful variations spiraling around the tree.

Photo: Medley of lights

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 30, 2011, midnight

A tree decorated like a candy cane stands in front of other decorations on this Takoma Park street.

Photo: Apple Santa

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 29, 2011, midnight

A cutout of Santa Claus hags in the window of an Apple store in Bethesda.

Photo: A New York Christmas

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 29, 2011, midnight

People gather around a Christmas tree on 5th Avenue in New York City.

Photo: Elves

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 29, 2011, midnight

Life-sized elves liven up a window display in Bethesda.

Photo: Lights and Skyscrapers

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 29, 2011, midnight

A tall building near the Plaza Hotel towers over a light display in New York City.

Photo: A Festive Wreath

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 29, 2011, midnight

A cheerful evergreen wreath is attached to a street light in Takoma Park.

Photo: Bethesda

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 29, 2011, midnight

Cheery lights and a Christmas tree brighten up Christmas eve in downtown Bethesda.

Photo: A Takoma Park Christmas

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 29, 2011, midnight

A wreath hangs above Video Americain in downtown Takoma Park.

Photo: An Apple Christmas

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 29, 2011, midnight

A Christmas-themed version of the popular game "Cut the Rope" plays on a 5 foot tall ipad in the window of an Apple store in Bethesda.

Photo: Cullen

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 28, 2011, midnight

CAP Coordinator Anne Cullen smiles from her desk in the CAP suite. The Communication Arts Program received 30% more applications this year, though it will still only accept 75 students.

Photo: Red and White

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 23, 2011, midnight

Students gather in the library to enjoy music, rap, and poetry during 6th period for Silver Quill's Open Mic event. Many students wore wacky Christmas sweaters or Santa hats to celebrate the holidays.

Photo: Eel

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

A snowflake moray eel opens and closes its mouth slowly in the dark water.

Photo: Albino Alligator

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

This rare albino alligator is one of only 44 known to be living in the world. It will be at the National Aquarium until February.

Photo: Hidden Salamander

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

Only the eye of a sneaky salamander is visible in his small tank.

Photo: Glowing Tank

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

A bright blue tank of coral and fish glows in the dark of the aquarium, where lets are kept low to keep the exhibits brightly attractive.

Photo: Excitement Backstage

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

Freshmen Conor James and Naomi Weintraub wait backstage until it is their turn to perform a dance number. Manager and friend Elia Tzoukermann smiles next to them.

Photo: Bright Jellyfish

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

A clear jellyfish with pink fringe floats in its small tank.

Photo: Floating Newt

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

A newt floats just below the surface of leaf-speckled water.

Photo: Henna Designs

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

Colorful henna stencils lie on a table in the SAC. Students could get one of the small designs for $5 and an entire hand covered for $10.

Photo: Ghostly Jellyfish

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

Two pale jellyfish twist around each other.

Photo: Spiny Fish

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

A large fish laps at the top of his tank to the delight and horror of small children gathered round.

Photo: Henna Table

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

Junior Mia Massimino watches as a complicated henna design is stenciled onto her hand.

Photo: Sunny Anemone

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

The aquarium includes all kind of aquatic life, including this bright yellow anemone.

Photo: Sad Fish

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

A large white fish lies sadly at the bottom of his tank.

Photo: Sea Urchin

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

A brilliant magenta sea urchin resides in the corner of a tank.

Photo: Alex & Emma

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

Juniors Emma Rothman and Alex Hamburger sing an original song accompanied by guitar and flute.

Photo: Indian Dance:

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

An Indian dance troupe performs a Bollywood-type number to the crowd's delight.

Photo: Dancer

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

The third act featured junior Fridien NanaTchoukoua, who did performed a freestyle dance to a collection of various pop songs.

Photo: Bright Blue Eel

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

A colorful eel slides under a piece of driftwood.

Photo: Unlikely Friends

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

A tropical frog sits on top of a tree boa in a tropical enclosure.

Photo: A Lonely Starfish

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

A purple starfish lies on a rock under some ambient lighting.

Photo: Donations Table

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

Junior Mattie Cohen smiles and two SGR colleagues collect donations at the front table.

Photo: Colorful Shipwreck

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

Fish float over the painted and twisted metal of a fake shipwreck on the floor of a tank.

Photo: Angelfish

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

A colorful angelfish streaks through the water.

Photo: Tiny Anemones

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 18, 2011, midnight

Hundreds of tiny pink anemones cling to a metal pole in their enclosure.

Photo: Cheery Countdown

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 16, 2011, midnight

A Playmobil brand advent calender displayed in Takoma Park shows each day of December leading up to Christmas Eve. The tab for the 16th was opened to reveal a toy Santa.

Photo: Shack

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 13, 2011, midnight

Senior Justin Shack defends an inbounds pass. Blair lost its home opener in a 75-49 blowout.

Photo: Final Cut Pros

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 10, 2011, midnight

Sophomore Bianca Clark looks on as classmate Lily Gates edits a project in Video Production class. Blair offers modern technology and extensive studio space in BNC and other video classes.

Photo: Final Cut

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 10, 2011, midnight

Sophomore Bianca Clark looks on as classmate Lily Gates edits a project in Video Production class. Blair offers modern technology and extensive studio space in BNC and other video classes.

Photo: Phone Reflection

By Isabel Hendrix | Dec. 2, 2011, midnight

A student eating lunch during 5th period on Blair Boulevard is reflected in the screen of sophomore Isabelle Brown's cell phone. Cell phones are allowed during lunch at Blair this school year, a major shift in policy from previous years.

Photo: Autumn Leaves

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2011, midnight

A farm worker drives a tractor under a bright array of fall foliage.

Photo: Apples

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2011, midnight

Granny smith and fiji apples are tumbled together in a crate at Larriland Farm, a pick-your-own farm in the countryside of northern Maryland.

Photo: Chard

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2011, midnight

A deep purple leaf of chard, a lettuce-like vegetable, stands out in a field.

Photo: Granny Smith

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2011, midnight

Fresh granny smith apples glow in the setting sun in one of Larriland's barns.

Photo: Poor Pollination

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2011, midnight

The apple harvest was unusually low this year, leading to an increase in vegetable picking.

Photo: Harvest

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2011, midnight

A Maryland woman picks chard at $1.69 a pound.

Photo: Pumpkins and Squash

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2011, midnight

The early fall harvest includes these vibrant squash and pumpkins.

Photo: Farmhouses

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2011, midnight

Rustic farmhouses that hold the store and a supply shed preside over the tilled earth.

Photo: Carved Larriland Statue

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2011, midnight

A cheerful wooden statue greets visitors in the parking lot.

Photo: Pick Your Own

By Isabel Hendrix | Nov. 18, 2011, midnight

Beets, chard, and broccoli were among the crops available Friday on the nearly 100 acre farm.

Photo: Smiling Pumpkins

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 21, 2011, midnight

Halloween is in the air as two smiling pumpkins grin from a yard in Takoma Park.

Photo: Bright Decorations

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 19, 2011, midnight

Dozens of students worked after school Thursday to decorate Blair with each classes' theme.

Photo: Montgomery Mouse

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 19, 2011, midnight

The portrait of Blair's founder is festooned with a Mickey Mouse cap for the senior's Disney theme.

Photo: Matthew Morris

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 17, 2011, midnight

Sophomore Matthew Morris, a talented runner and a cross country star, stands in his running shoes on the edge of Blair's practice field.

Photo: Luker

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 12, 2011, midnight

Senior captains Sarah Harper and Hadley Luker dash to the goal to defend a Whitman player. Blair fell to the Vikings 1-0 in overtime.

Photo: Bartholet

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 12, 2011, midnight

Sophomore offender Leila Bartholet battles a Whitman defender for possession in the first half of Tuesday's field hockey game.

Photo: Flannagan Keeps Watch

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 10, 2011, midnight

Senior goalie Molly Flannagan, keeps a close eye on the ball as Blair defenders attept to carry it away from the goal.

Photo: The Ice from Above

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 9, 2011, midnight

Two member of the Capital's ice crew shift the goals into position before the games start, as seen from the catwalk above the ice.

Photo: Backstrom vs. Brent

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 9, 2011, midnight

Forward Nicklas Backstrom skates past Hurricanes forward Tim Brent.

Photo: Trouble by the Goal

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 9, 2011, midnight

Caps forward Brooks Laich gets in a disagreement with Hurricanes defensemen Bryan Allen.

Photo: Backed into a Corner

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 9, 2011, midnight

Two Hurricanes players try to trap Nicklas Backstrom in a corner.

Photo: Ovechkin Crosses Sticks

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 9, 2011, midnight

Forward Alex Ovechkin shoots on goal with a defender close behind

Photo: Celebration

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 9, 2011, midnight

The team piles up in celebration of their win after Mike Green's goal in overtime.

Photo: Chimera's Quick Stickwork

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 9, 2011, midnight

Forward Jason Chimera gets ready to pass off the puck.

Photo: The First Fans

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 9, 2011, midnight

Some of the first Caps fans trickle into the Verizon Center.

Photo: Ward's Close Shot

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 9, 2011, midnight

Forward Joel Ward brings the puck around for a shot on Hurricanes goalie Brian Boucher.

Photo: Green on the Puck

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 9, 2011, midnight

Mike Green sends the puck flying past an offender.

Photo: Neuvirth in Goal

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 9, 2011, midnight

Goaltender Michal Neuvirth squats in the goal during the first period. In a surprise upset, Neuvirth started instead of anticipated new goalie Tomas Vokoun.

Photo: Sunny Autumn

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 9, 2011, midnight

The warm afternoon sun strikes a fallen autumn leaf perched on the pavement. After a brief spell of frigid weather, summer has made a reappearance with recent highs in the 70s and above.

Photo: Fight

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 9, 2011, midnight

The referees try to separate the two teams when a fight breaks out.

Photo: Go Blazers!

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

Sophomore cheerleader Lily Gates shows off her cheerleading uniform on September 23.

Photo: Lax Bros

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

Sophomore JV soccer player Melissa Arias is decked out in lacrosse clothing for 'lax bro day' on September 27.

Photo: Vteran's Plaza

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

The Silver Spring Community center glows red and orange while children play outside.

Photo: Neon and Music

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

The scene is lit with light and music, as seen from above.

Photo: Mellow Scene in Silver Spring

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

People sit at tables and enjoy the warm breeze in Veteran's Plaza.

Photo: Animal Spirit

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

From left: sophomores Elana Rombro, Caroline Gabriel, and freshman Erin Nolan and Leigh Cook of the JV filed hockey team give some growls for their Animal Day on September 22.

Photo: Hipster Nation

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

Adela Armstrong-Spielberg and her fellow crew member show off their funky outfits for hipster day on September 22.

Photo: Pajama Day

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

Freshman Leigh Cook and sophomore Jenna Kanner of the JV and varsity field hockey team look cozy for pajama day on September 8.

Photo: Jamming at Dusk

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

The band blends two guitars and a harmonica along with other instruments for a complicated melody

Photo: Cheerleader Spirit

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

Varsity cheerleaders Nafisa Ahmed and Kathy Luc pose in their game-day outfits on September 22.

Photo: Hubbub on Fenton

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

Busy shoppers pass by as a couple enjoys the event below.

Photo: Poms Spirit

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

Juniors Sidney Smith and Kayla McCaw wear their poms outfits on September 22.

Photo: Colors of Majestic

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

The neon facade of the Majestic Theater twinkles from across the street.

Photo: Playing Children

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

A trio of laughing kids run by, trying to sprint faster than their mother.

Photo: Hipster Glasses on Crew

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

Sophomore Adela Armstrong-Spielberg dons a pair of hip glasses for hipster day for Blair's crew team.

Photo: Dimensions of Blues

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

The blues band gave a lively rendition under the new, colorfully lighted overhang in Veteran's Plaza.

Photo: Costume Day in Shadows

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

Sophomore Leila Bartholet on the varsity field hockey team is silhouetted in her loose pajamas on September 8.

Photo: Rainbow Night

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 6, 2011, midnight

The roof over the plaza is illuminated with every color by hidden lights as the sun goes down.

Photo: The Green Club

By Isabel Hendrix | Oct. 3, 2011, midnight

Cards advertising Blair's green club, which focuses on environmental advocacy, litter a table in various shades of green and yellow on Friday. Clubs were being promoted up and down Blair Boulevard last week during 5th and 6th period.

Photo: Red on White

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 26, 2011, midnight

Sophomore Lily Gates' cheerleading uniform contrasts against the tiles of Blair Boulevard as seen from above on Friday.

Photo: Lunchtime Gaming

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 10, 2011, midnight

Simon Kapiamba looks on as a group of students check out a video game as part a booth at lunch just outside the SAC on Friday.

Photo: Soccer in the Sun

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 7, 2011, midnight

The boys soccer team gets organized during practice in the afternoon sun.

Photo: Just Kickin' Around

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 7, 2011, midnight

A trio of boys on varsity soccer pass the ball during a Tuesday practice.

Photo: Blur of Runners

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 7, 2011, midnight

A single boys soccer player is framed between the jogging forms of other athletes.

Photo: Loose ball

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 4, 2011, midnight

Although Blair tightened up its defense in the second half, it wasn't enough to overcome WJ's big lead.

Photo: Hopkins

By Isabel Hendrix | Sept. 4, 2011, midnight

Senior fullback Edie Hopkins flicks a pass to a Blair teammate. Varsity field hockey fell 7-0 to Walter Johnson.

Photo: Tortoises and Terraces

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 19, 2011, midnight

An aldabra tortoise gambols around the yard of the reptile building.

Photo: Tweed Elephant

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 19, 2011, midnight

A twiggy elephant statue blows raspberries at passerby.

Photo: Painted Aura

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 19, 2011, midnight

Families gather round an lighted enclosure in the small mammal house.

Photo: The Asia Trail

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 19, 2011, midnight

Bamboo hangs over the edges of the path leading to the pandas.

Photo: Golden Headed Tamarins

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 19, 2011, midnight

These lion-like small primates pass some time on a branch.

Photo: Upcoming Elephant House

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 19, 2011, midnight

Scaffolding on the construction site of the new elephant enclosure sets a sharp contrast against the summer sky.

Photo: Stripes on Stripes

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 19, 2011, midnight

Several zebras, ignoring the cheetah trying to hunt them from behind their fence, graze peacefully.

Photo: The Lone Anteater

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 19, 2011, midnight

Can you find the anteater in this picture?

Photo: A Thoughtful Lizard

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 19, 2011, midnight

A shrewd lizard peers at something off in the distance.

Photo: The Guardian Dinosaur

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 19, 2011, midnight

A painted dino looks down on the entrance of the reptile house.

Photo: Toothy Grin

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 19, 2011, midnight

An alligator leers at onlookers from the back of her enclosure.

Photo: Concrete Dolphins

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 18, 2011, midnight

Two zoo-goers enjoys the scenery next to a lively mural.

Photo: A Stubborn Porcupine

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 18, 2011, midnight

A preoccupied prehensile tailed porcupine faces the wall of his enclosure, ignoring the hubbub around him.

Photo: Emus Gone Wild

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 18, 2011, midnight

A large emu attempts to gnaw apart the walls of its enclosure.

Photo: Half-Sunset

By Isabel Hendrix | Aug. 18, 2011, midnight

An empty but brilliantly painted enclosure reflects on passers-by.

Photo: Sunstruck

By Isabel Hendrix | July 31, 2011, midnight

The sun resides brightly over a 101 degree day at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden for a part of the the eleventh season of 'Jazz in the Garden' held July 29th. The free concerts continue every Friday until September 9th.

Photo: Comic-Book Art

By Isabel Hendrix | July 31, 2011, midnight

The eye is decieved with Roy Lichtenstein's comic-book sculpture, "House I."

Photo: Cubi X

By Isabel Hendrix | July 31, 2011, midnight

Two event-goers stretch out in the cool grass next to David Smith's "Cubi X" sculpture.

Photo: Metallic Trees

By Isabel Hendrix | July 31, 2011, midnight

Sculptor Roxy Paine's, "Graft," piece shines in the afternoon sun.

Photo: Silhouettes

By Isabel Hendrix | July 31, 2011, midnight

Adults and children alike cool off with several D.C. monuments in the background.

Photo: Rabbit Ears

By Isabel Hendrix | July 31, 2011, midnight

Barry Flanagan's "Thinker on a Rock" sculpture seems to be contemplating the music.

Photo: Picnic Time

By Isabel Hendrix | July 31, 2011, midnight

Event-goers relax on picnic blankets and enjoy the music.

Photo: Yellow Brick Road

By Isabel Hendrix | July 31, 2011, midnight

A yellow brick road leads to the fountain pool and musical tent.

Photo: Floral Delight

By Isabel Hendrix | July 31, 2011, midnight

Several people examine the flowers in the Sculpture Garden's western area.

Photo: Pyramid in the Sun

By Isabel Hendrix | July 31, 2011, midnight

A security officer looks over the festivities next to Sol Lewitt's "Foursided Pyramid."

Photo: Blue Tinged Shadows

By Isabel Hendrix | July 31, 2011, midnight

Shadows stretch longer in the evening sun as the event winds down.

Photo: Incendio

By Isabel Hendrix | July 31, 2011, midnight

Guitarist Jean-Pierre Durand of latin band 'Incendio' cracks a few jokes during the peformance.

Photo: Smiles

By Isabel Hendrix | July 31, 2011, midnight

Bassist Liza Carbe and drummer Nicole Falzone are all smiles as they play an upbeat song.

Photo: Adult Swim

By Isabel Hendrix | July 30, 2011, midnight

A few pool-goers escape the 100+ degree temperatures Saturday by taking a dip at Daleview Pool in Silver Spring.

Photo: Stormy Summer Fun

By Isabel Hendrix | June 16, 2011, midnight

A giant blue ball bounces down a Takoma Park street as students of all ages enjoy their first day of vacation, despite the stormy weather. For many Blazers, today is the first day of summer.

Photo: Woodmoor Exam Rush

By Isabel Hendrix | June 9, 2011, midnight

After periods 1 and 2 exams, the scraps of a meal remain on a table after a group of freshmen leave the Subway in the Woodmoor Shopping Center. The area is a popular location for Blair students, especially during exam week. Exams for periods 3 and 4 are Friday.

Photo: Campaign Fever

By Isabel Hendrix | June 2, 2011, midnight

The 2012 presidential campaign has just begun and Blazers display their opinions with a sign for possible Republican candidate Mitt Romney in room 164. Blair students were historically involved in the 2008 election through knocking on doors and campaigning for Barack Obama.

Photo: Drama Performances

By Isabel Hendrix | May 26, 2011, midnight

Freshman Josie Lichten rehearses a monologue in the arts hallway for her upcoming Inspirations Play performance at D.C.'s Busboys and Poets. Other students from all grades will be performing a collection of one-act plays at Blair.

Photo: Senior Countdown

By Isabel Hendrix | May 19, 2011, midnight

Time ticks by slowly for the class of 2011 seniors that wait to graduate. Senior exams are May 23-26, with the big day (graduation) on June 13th at the historical DAR Constitution Hall.

Photo: Mirror Image

By Isabel Hendrix | May 12, 2011, midnight

This week's art show is reflected in a security mirror in the media center. The gallery of paintings, collages, and pottery will be on display until Friday. It is a part of Blair's Fine Arts Week, which features music and drama as well.