Everyone wants to put their hometown on the map, and junior Dio Cramer managed to do just that.
You have probably seen the colorful creations painted on the walls in the science wing of the third floor. Blair's Arts and Science Club has been working on these murals for the past three years.
On March 3, the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education (BOE), released its annual report to the community for 2014. The report is divided into various sections that outline what is changing in MCPS.
On Feb. 13, Montgomery Blair High School's yearbook staff held the first 'Mr. Blair' pageant. Sixteen male students from all grades participated in the competition.
On Nov. 20, Blair held their second annual Crime and Punishment day in order to give students the opportunity to explore different areas of forensic science. The day consisted of a variety of professionals from different fields coming in to speak to students.
"It's the strong smell of deja-vu," NSL and AP comparative government teacher Peter Cirincione says. It's Cirincione's first year as a teacher at Blair, but his 5th year as a member of the Blair community.
On Nov. 11th, the Montgomery County's Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Elections voted, 7-1, to not include any mention of any religious holiday on the school calendar.
But the point of school isn't to influence students' beliefs, which countries to support and how patriotic they should be. Teachers need to give the facts.
On Sept. 17, Blair graduate Jacob Lurie was among the 21 people named a 2014 MacArthur "Genius" Fellow. Lurie, along with the other fellows, will earn a stipend of $625,000 from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
In addition to the drills already in place, Maryland schools must complete at least one reverse evacuation drill and one earthquake drill during the school year.
No matter the situation, this is a violation of privacy and, even more, it is an example of the shaming and objectifying women that needs to be stopped.
Summer is just around the corner. And with summer comes new movies. Here is an overview of several movies coming out in the next few weeks.
Starting in the 2014-2015 school year, Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography will return to Blair for the first time in four years.
Around 6:00 a.m., alarms within Montgomery County homes go off, commencing a daily ritual for most Blair students. However, there is a small number of students who have been wide awake long before the start of school.
A group of Blazer sophomores including Anna Reachmack and Susanna Maisto who all share a common interest in sewing, knitting and crocheting decided to start the new, Sew Much Fun club which started in late February.
Seniors David Ma and Morgana D'Ottavi looked like a great match. We sent them to Pete's A-pizza in downtown Silver Spring to see if these seniors were a match made in heaven.
On Jan. 30, Blair principal Renay Johnson was named Montgomery County Public School Outstanding Principal of the Year by The National Board of Certified Teachers.
Senior Arnelle Kodjo and junior Haki Johnson seemed like they'd get along great.
In accordance with a new safety policy, parents and all other visitors to Montgomery Blair High School will be required to show identification upon entrance in the school building. This measure, which began Jan. 13, is intended to provide more security to the Blair community.
We sent Sophomore Luisa McGarvey and junior Alex Alia to Soupergirl, located on Carroll Street on the D.C. side of Takoma Park.
As 2013 comes to a close, we reflect on the mistakes and successes of the year that will continue on to 2014. Here are Silver Chips Online's predictions of what will be "in" and "out" in 2014. Happy New Year!
Members play dance games for an hour after school, once a week at Blair's new Just Dance/Zumba club.
Following the success of the first movie in the series, director, Peter Jackson released the second installment of The Hobbit trilogy, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." which proved to be even more thrilling than the first. Since Jackson decided to create a trilogy out of the only one J.R.R Tolkien novel, some die-hard fans of the book might be bothered with the differences between the book and movie. Characters are added that did not appear in the book and certain events were changed. However, whether you have read the book or not, it is an early Christmas present that will keep audience eyes glued to the screen
Both described themselves as quirky, entertaining and outgoing in their applications.
From Dec. 11 to 19, Blair's Student Government Association (SGA) ran a Holiday Hope Week in which they sold candy with all proceeds being donated to the National Children's Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
Welcome to the first edition of LoveSCOpe! We set up students on free blind dates and see what happens. Dates will be published every month. Click here to apply.
Blair administration installed a flat screen TV in the Student Activity Center (SAC) in hopes that students will better appreciate eating lunch in the SAC.
Do you find yourself frustrated with the hassle of remembering the countless number of passwords you have? Whether, it is the password to log into social media sites, an email account or a phone lock screen, it seems like everything these days requires a password.
Blair seniors, Megan Chao, Neil Davey, Robert Martin and Jessica Shi, were named semifinalists in the 2013 Siemens Competition in math, science, engineering and technology (STEM).
With its big firetruck out on display, Fire Station 1, located in Downtown, is sure to get noticed. It has enough space to seat over 300 people and is located in a restored 100-year-old fire house. Although it has fun décor and great service, the food leaves something to be desired.
Superintendent Joshua Starr expressed his support for the report and for pushing back the school start time for high school students to 8:15 a.m. or later.
The marching band graduated 14 members last year, significantly cutting back on the size of the team. Despite this setback, the band retains its mantra, "the band plays on."
Here are seven easy tips that some Blazers utilize and will help you create a stress-free environment. Experiment with these different methods and try some of your own to decide which ones work best for you.
This school year, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) implemented a mandatory baseline concussion test for all student athletes participating in a school sport
William Currence, a former biology teacher and testing coordinator, is Blair's new Assistant Principal as of the 2013-2014 school year.
Starting in the 2013-2014 school year, vending machines serving unhealthy snacks will be shut off from midnight until 30 minutes after the final bell.
If the Republican Party wants to win the next presidential election, it is essential that they pass the Senate's bill.
After directing the movies "Independence Day" and "2012," director Roland Emmerich is back with his newest action packed movie. For action lovers, "White House Down" guarantees entertainment and summer fun regardless of the movie's numerous flaws. Following "Olympus has Fallen," it is the second movie of the year that centers on a takeover of the White House.
Lauren Gonzalez has a full plate. She is a dance and health education teacher at Blair, the Student Service Learning Coordinator and Rockville High School's Varsity Poms Coach.
Junior Dio Cramer's Snapchat filter captures Blair's silhouette.