Connor Smith




Name: Connor Smith
Position: Photo Editor
Graduation Year: 2015
When not dropping his camera, scratching his lenses, overheating his batteries, or corrupting his memory card, Connor Smith enjoys taking pictures in a variety of genres, such as Landscapes, Portraits, News, Abstract/Art, and Event. His work can be viewed at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/90893226@N04/with/15584734837/ And on this lovely page you are currently viewing.


Images (192)


Photo: Shadowed Street

By Connor Smith | May 15, 2015, midnight

Pedestrians cross the street as they head toward the Washington Monument.

Photo: Run Goalie

By Connor Smith | May 15, 2015, midnight

Goalie Ashe Durban takes a little sprint from the goal.

Photo: Jefferson Memorial

By Connor Smith | May 15, 2015, midnight

People crowd onto the Jefferson Memorial steps during lunch.

Photo: Blossom

By Connor Smith | May 15, 2015, midnight

The main attraction - cherry blossoms.

Photo: Monument

By Connor Smith | May 15, 2015, midnight

The flags surrounding the Washington Monument blow in the wind.

Photo: Huey

By Connor Smith | May 15, 2015, midnight

A lone helicopter cuts through the air above the cherry blossoms.

Photo: Keyhole Blossoms

By Connor Smith | May 15, 2015, midnight

Cherry blossoms seen through the gaps in the tree branches.

Photo: Get on to him

By Connor Smith | May 15, 2015, midnight

The Blazers couldn't contain the warrior offense.

Photo: Hit it smack

By Connor Smith | May 4, 2015, midnight

Blair senior Sam Merrill steps up to bat against Wheaton's pitcher.

Photo: Walking in

By Connor Smith | May 4, 2015, midnight

Blair easily disposed of the Wheaton Knights, forcing the mercy rule in their rout.

Photo: Stadium Sunrise

By Connor Smith | May 3, 2015, midnight

The sun rises over Blair's football turf.

Photo: First Place

By Connor Smith | May 3, 2015, midnight

The Chemathon team celebrates their first place victory at Maryland Day. From left: Patrick Chao, Andreas Robertson, Ravyn Malatesta, Amy Li, Jacob Popper, Connor Smith. Photo courtesy of Megan Hart.

Photo: Prom-posal

By Connor Smith | April 23, 2015, midnight

A crowd surrounds Senior Daniela Monreal as her boyfriend Troy Sanches asks her out to prom.

Photo: Art

By Connor Smith | April 13, 2015, midnight

Senior Noelle Mason works on the new mural.

Photo: Foggy Path

By Connor Smith | March 19, 2015, midnight

A fog hangs over the blair practice field as the last of the snow melts away.

Photo: Dribble

By Connor Smith | March 9, 2015, midnight

Junior point guard and captain Camille Estrin moves the ball up the court, flanked by senior guard Breanna Camp.

Photo: Puzzle Palooza

By Connor Smith | March 7, 2015, midnight

Seniors Andreas Robertson (left) and Ben Holland (right) attempt to figure out what this year's puzzle palooza theme is. Juniors and Seniors can sign up for the event here: http://puzzlepalooza.mbhs.edu/

Photo: Seniors

By Connor Smith | March 3, 2015, midnight

The Blazers' seniors pose for a final time.

Photo: Book

By Connor Smith | March 3, 2015, midnight

A student-made book display.

Photo: Geese

By Connor Smith | March 1, 2015, midnight

The infamous flock of Blair geese takes to the air.

Photo: Snow Plow

By Connor Smith | Feb. 22, 2015, midnight

A snow plow barrels down Colesville Rd. toward MBHS.

Photo: Four Chords

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Winnie Luo and Aleksandra Dagunts perform the "Four Chords Song" by Axis of Awesome

Photo: Shred

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Peter Thuronyi rapidly moves his hands across the strings of the guitar.

Photo: Senior Act

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Senior Ben Holland plays a ninth grader while singing in the senior act.

Photo: Wushu Pose

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Dominic Chow poses in the middle of a Wushu routine.

Photo: Dance

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Urjita Das performs a synchronized dance.

Photo: Snap

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Senior Ishaan Parikh snaps his head to the left while dancing.

Photo: Catch 'Em All

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Puriwat Lahpong sings the Pokemon Theme Song while holding a pokeball.

Photo: Dramatic Finish

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Senior Brian Ko signals the end of the song for the orchestra.

Photo: Flow

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

The dancer manipulates her dress.

Photo: Sword Stance

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Junior Amy Li poses with her sword.

Photo: Strings

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Senior Megan Houlihan plays a duet with Brian Ko (not pictured).

Photo: Cinematic Battle

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Dominic Chow blocks a choreographed attack from Amy Li during their Wushu performance.

Photo: Guitar

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Senior Peter Thuronyi plays the Pokemon Theme song on guitar.

Photo: Dizzy

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

The dancer leans backward while spinning.

Photo: CAP

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Senior and CAP student Brianna Kitts performing.

Photo: Four Chords 2

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Mariam Jiffar sings the "Four Chords Song" by the Axis of Awesome.

Photo: All the Wasted Time

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2015, midnight

Senior Mer Caprioglio performs "All the Wasted Time" by Parade.

Photo: Lunch Tables

By Connor Smith | Jan. 28, 2015, midnight

New lunch tables run down the side of Blair Boulevard during 5th and 6th period.

Photo: Winter Tree

By Connor Smith | Jan. 22, 2015, midnight

A tree stands covered with snow in Blair courtyard after the snowfall Wednesday.

Photo: Umbrella Sea

By Connor Smith | Dec. 7, 2014, midnight

Students seek shelter under umbrellas and in groups during the fire drill, which turned out to be a false alarm.

Photo: Yvann Tientcheu

By Connor Smith | Dec. 5, 2014, midnight

Yvann Tientcheu works out on the track during practice

Photo: Tracks in the Field

By Connor Smith | Nov. 17, 2014, midnight

Students leave behind footprints on the turf field as they head into the woods to study biodiversity.

Photo: Basketball

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

Jack Murphy launches a shot towards the basket.

Photo: Smith, Connor

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

Connor Smith posing with a canon t3i and 24-105 lens. Unfortunately, his better camera and lens were being used taking the picture, so please don't judge him.

Photo: Volleyball

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

Volleyball was one of the many activities offered at Senior Unity Day

Photo: Smokey Glen Farm

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

A worker tends the grill at Senior Unity Day.

Photo: Hula King

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

Dylan Ahunhodjaev exerts a full body effort to prevent the hoop from falling down.

Photo: Lunch

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

Students and teachers go down the table, grabbing hot dogs, hamburgers, and chips.

Photo: Limbo

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

The master of ceremonies holds a limbo-bar as a senior bends to get under it.

Photo: Dance

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

A group of seniors dance to the song "Cotton Eye Joe"

Photo: Club Shed

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

Miniature golf clubs were ready for students to play with.

Photo: Zipline

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

New for 2014, students were able to take a ride on the zipline.

Photo: Mini Golf

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

Max Kronstadt and Javier Raxcaco watch as their friend takes a swing.

Photo: Jailbirds

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

Max Salzman waits for Sam Popper to step out of the way before taking his stroke.

Photo: Squad

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

Seniors Molly Beckett and Ravyn Malatesta pose for the camera.

Photo: Disk

By Connor Smith | Nov. 11, 2014, midnight

Captain of the frisbee team Jacob Popper tosses a frisbee.

Photo: Cobalt (II) Chloride

By Connor Smith | Oct. 25, 2014, midnight

Sophomore Claire Maske poses with her socks that are the same color as the Cobalt (II) Chloride, which she was working with in chemistry.

Photo: Clubs

By Connor Smith | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight

The open house at Blair featured displays from different clubs.

Photo: Welcome

By Connor Smith | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight

The welcoming committee at the Old Blair from the Blair Alumni Association.

Photo: Old Blair

By Connor Smith | Oct. 15, 2014, midnight

The old Montgomery Blair High School can be found on Wayne Avenue.

Photo: Spray-painting Tables

By Connor Smith | Oct. 13, 2014, midnight

An MCPS worker gives a new coat of paint to the lunch tables.

Photo: Blair history

By Connor Smith | Oct. 11, 2014, midnight

Blair High School celebrates its eightieth anniversary this October.

Photo: Squest

By Connor Smith | Oct. 10, 2014, midnight

A few of Silver Quest's past publications

Photo: Oh wow nice

By Connor Smith | Oct. 10, 2014, midnight

Chrome accounts have offered Austin an array of learning tools

Photo: Kellymayo

By Connor Smith | Oct. 9, 2014, midnight

Kelly Mayo receives a pass near the Blair sideline

Photo: Sasha Grossman

By Connor Smith | Oct. 9, 2014, midnight

Senior Sasha Grossman drives the ball down the field

Photo: Rowing

By Connor Smith | Oct. 8, 2014, midnight

Blair crew rowing on the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River at a race in Baltimore.

Photo: Tradescantia Zebrina

By Connor Smith | Oct. 7, 2014, midnight

A view of the cells from a leaf of the Tradescantia Zebrina through a microscope. These cells were not stained, the colors in the picture are true to the plant itself.

Photo: Demou Marquee thing

By Connor Smith | Sept. 30, 2014, midnight

Photo: Franck Demou

By Connor Smith | Sept. 30, 2014, midnight

After crossing the Atlantic, Demou grew homesick for his pranking cousins, loads of rice dishes and working in his uncle's garage in his spare time.

Photo: Cross Country

By Connor Smith | Sept. 24, 2014, midnight

The massive 2014 cross country team causes a traffic jam after they cross the colesville-beltway bridge.

Photo: Planbook

By Connor Smith | Sept. 15, 2014, midnight

2015 marks Blair's 80th anniversary despite the fact that our planbooks say we were established in 1925

Photo: Sea King

By Connor Smith | Sept. 14, 2014, midnight

A VH-3D flies over the skies of Blair High School.

Photo: Penny

By Connor Smith | Sept. 11, 2014, midnight

It's time to get pennies off our dressers and out of existence.

Photo: We Dem Boyz

By Connor Smith | Sept. 3, 2014, midnight

We are in fact, them boyz.

Photo: Lead (II) Iodide

By Connor Smith | July 22, 2014, midnight

Lead Nitrate and Potassium Iodide react to form Lead (II) Iodide.

Photo: Gun Cotton

By Connor Smith | July 22, 2014, midnight

Senior Andreas Robertson ignites Nitro-Cellulose, a.k.a. guncotton.

Photo: Worlds Collide

By Connor Smith | July 22, 2014, midnight

Senior Andreas Robertson collides two balls of Iron Oxide together, one coated with Aluminum Foil, to create a thermite reaction. The sparks can get as hot as 4000 degrees F.

Photo: Boric Burn

By Connor Smith | July 22, 2014, midnight

A watch glass containing Boric Acid and Methanol burns to produce colorful lights.

Photo: Glassware

By Connor Smith | July 22, 2014, midnight

A piece of glassware containing a blue liquid rests on a table.

Photo: Pink Haze

By Connor Smith | July 22, 2014, midnight

A flat-bottomed flask sits in front of smoke.

Photo: Periodic Table

By Connor Smith | July 22, 2014, midnight

An artistic picture of the element Bismuth on the periodic table.

Photo: Isopropyl Ignition

By Connor Smith | July 22, 2014, midnight

After adding Isopropyl alcohol to the already burning Boric Acid and Methanol, the flame produced a yellow color.

Photo: Van De Graaf Generator

By Connor Smith | July 22, 2014, midnight

A Van De Graaff generator discharges electricity.

Photo: Zinc Pyrithione

By Connor Smith | July 22, 2014, midnight

A ball and stick model of the molecule Zinc Pyrithione.

Photo: Rainbow Church

By Connor Smith | July 9, 2014, midnight

A rainbow appears after a rainstorm over the Takoma Park Presbyterian Church. The church is, coincidentally, accepting of gay people.

Photo: Birds of Prey

By Connor Smith | June 9, 2014, midnight

Military helicopters fly in formation over Blair, while a bird soars below.

Photo: "Shadynasty"

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

The winners of the PuzzlePalooza 2014 Iron Puzzler award flaunt their leftover cash. The Iron Puzzler award goes to the team that solved the most puzzles using the least amount of "Puzzle Bucks," which are used to buy hints to the puzzles.

Photo: Pistache Qre

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

The flag that won the Best Flag competition. Pistache Qre.

Photo: Group of Death

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

The Group of Death parades up to the stage, carrying Senior Brian Oluwo as if in a coffin. The team won best team name, as the "Group of Death" is the name for the most competitive section of the World Cup bracket.

Photo: Soccer-Beach Ball

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

The winners of the spirit award (Princess Genovia) won a massive, 6-foot soccer ball, which they launched into the crowd of the auditorium.

Photo: Mr. Stein

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

At the awards ceremony, "Puzzle Lord" Mr. Stein laughs at one of his own jokes before explaining how contestants should have solved all of the puzzles (For those teams that did not solve them all).

Photo: Final Ceremony

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

Students wait to enter the Auditorium to watch the Final Ceremony, where the winners of PuzzlePalooza are announced by "Puzzle Lord" Mr. Stein.

Photo: Czech-yo-self-akia

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

The "Repuzzlic of Czech-yo-self-akia" performs after winning the Best Team Motto award, which was "Befo' you wreck yo-self-akia".

Photo: North Pole

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

Junior Peter Ho dances in front of his teammates at the Awards Ceremony.

Photo: Princess Genovia

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

The winners of the highly coveted spirit award perform onstage.

Photo: Budapesto

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

The winners of this year's PuzzlePalooza (the team to solve the final puzzle first) was Budapesto. Here the team celebrates their victory.

Photo: Puzzle Ball

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

PuzzlePalooza's theme this year was the World Cup, and thus, for the final puzzle, teams had to assemble a soccer ball by following clues on the pieces of the ball. The puzzle would ultimately tell them to shout "GOAL!"

Photo: You're invited

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

Sophomore James Sleigh slinging some cake at senior Alex Michell in Friday's last performance

Photo: Mere mortals

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

(Left to right) Molly Beckett, Callie Gompf-Phillips and Ravyn Malatesta at lunch break on a high-rise girder

Photo: Bag o' Fun

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

PuzzlePalooza contestants received a myriad of seemingly random supplies to help them solve their puzzles.

Photo: Vatican City

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

Team Vatican City sprays "holy water" onto their competition as they walk up to the stage during the Awards Ceremony.

Photo: Close encounters

By Connor Smith | May 31, 2014, midnight

The cast of "Close Encounters" lines up to receive a standing ovation Friday

Photo: Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

By Connor Smith | May 29, 2014, midnight

Chemistry teacher Eric Prange and Senior Josie Lichten prepare caramel ice cream using liquid nitrogen and a drill with a food whisk attached.

Photo: Canterbury Tales

By Connor Smith | May 14, 2014, midnight

Montgomery Blair's theater classes presented "Canterbury Tales" from May 8-9.

Photo: Firetruck

By Connor Smith | May 7, 2014, midnight

Firemen respond to a call at Blair. The alarm turned out to just be a faulty smoke detector.

Photo: Review

By Connor Smith | May 7, 2014, midnight

Seniors Grant Tipton and Sam Bolgiano review their data after completing the electroplating lab. Blair came in 2nd place in this lab.

Photo: Posters

By Connor Smith | May 7, 2014, midnight

As part of the competition, each team prepared an informational poster on the chemistry of a precious gem. These posters were hung on easels before being judged. Blair's poster was on Alexandrite.

Photo: Chemathon Team

By Connor Smith | May 7, 2014, midnight

(From left to right) Andreas Robertson, Connor Smith, Sam Bolgiano, David Pilsk, Noah Elkind, and Grant Tipton pose for a photo before the competition. Their T-Shirts were designed by Michelle Tu. The molecule on the shirt is Thalidomide.

Photo: Early Morning Prep

By Connor Smith | May 7, 2014, midnight

Senior Grant Tipton and science teacher Megan Hart review material necessary for the Chemathon competition.

Photo: Circle Up

By Connor Smith | May 7, 2014, midnight

Team members examine data concerning one of their labs before heading out to competition.

Photo: Mogge is the Man

By Connor Smith | May 7, 2014, midnight

History teacher James Mogge poses with his drum after the drumming circle wrapped up.

Photo: Score

By Connor Smith | May 7, 2014, midnight

Montgomery Blair placed third overall in the Chemathon competition.

Photo: Drum Circle World Record

By Connor Smith | May 7, 2014, midnight

Many people came out to Byrd Stadium to attempt to break the World Record for most people in a drumming circle during Maryland Day.

Photo: Box of Joy

By Connor Smith | May 7, 2014, midnight

The students participating in the competition had to bring various items to the competition themselves. Included in the box are googles, funnels, copper electrodes, and solutions of Copper Sulfate, Starch, and Potassium Iodate.

Photo: Discussion

By Connor Smith | May 7, 2014, midnight

Senior Noah Elkind and Junior Andreas Robertson tell their team members how their events went. The team had to split up in order to accomplish all of the events.

Photo: Catch

By Connor Smith | May 7, 2014, midnight

A toddler smiles after netting plastic turtles in the fountain on McKeldin mall.

Photo: X STEM 1

By Connor Smith | May 6, 2014, midnight

Blazers participate in a cell computing demonstrating during the X-STEM conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C.

Photo: X STEM 2

By Connor Smith | May 6, 2014, midnight

Jeff Goldstien speaks to Blazers at the X-STEM conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C.

Photo: C-Span 1

By Connor Smith | May 2, 2014, midnight

C-SPAN presents a check to Donald DeAlwis, Ajay Kharkar and Gabriel Cote.

Photo: Student Intern Dinh

By Connor Smith | April 22, 2014, midnight

Student teacher Anh-Hao Dinh helps a student in AP English Language and Composition.

Photo: Early Bird

By Connor Smith | April 22, 2014, midnight

Blair swim and dive is one of the few Blair sports teams that holds practice before school.

Photo: Student Interns

By Connor Smith | April 22, 2014, midnight

Student teacher Anh-Hao Dinh enthusiastically explains the AP Language and Composition assignment

Photo: In for the Kill

By Connor Smith | April 8, 2014, midnight

Junior Max Scribner launches the ball at the goal. Blazers won the game 13-3.

Photo: Tech

By Connor Smith | March 18, 2014, midnight

During Tech Tuesdays teachers learn how to use a variety of different programs.

Photo: Sew Much Fun 2

By Connor Smith | March 16, 2014, midnight

Knitting and Crocheting are just "sew" much fun.

Photo: Sew Much Fun

By Connor Smith | March 16, 2014, midnight

Co-president , Anna Reachmack works with a club member in Sew much Fun club.

Photo: EKAT

By Connor Smith | Feb. 24, 2014, midnight

Mr. Ekatomatis at work at Blair.

Photo: Water Fountain 2

By Connor Smith | Feb. 17, 2014, midnight

This water fountain in the 320s hallway proudly boasts the only wooden handle in the school.

Photo: Water Fountain 3

By Connor Smith | Feb. 17, 2014, midnight

A crowd of students pay no attention to the lonely water fountains in the SAC.

Photo: Water Fountain 1

By Connor Smith | Feb. 17, 2014, midnight

In the 350s hallway, students get a good thumb workout by pushing a button to get water.

Photo: Water Fountain 5

By Connor Smith | Feb. 17, 2014, midnight

Some don't like the fountain being so low to the ground; others are just happy to have a fountain that produces cold water in the gym hallway.

Photo: Water Fountain 4

By Connor Smith | Feb. 17, 2014, midnight

Broken fountain (left), another broken fountain (center) and working fountain (right) reside in the 160s hallway.

Photo: Ice Crystals

By Connor Smith | Feb. 13, 2014, midnight

Large ice crystals form of top of a car in Silver Spring after a large snow storm that canceled school across the county.

Photo: Girls Basketball Sherwood .5

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2014, midnight

Somhomore Camille Estrin defends a Sherwood player near halfcourt.

Photo: Girls Basketball Sherwood

By Connor Smith | Feb. 7, 2014, midnight

None needed

Photo: Poms

By Connor Smith | Feb. 6, 2014, midnight

The team performs part of their routine in the competition.

Photo: CandGram

By Connor Smith | Jan. 4, 2014, midnight

SGA sponsored "Candy for a Cure" to raise money for the National Children's Hospital.

Photo: Performance

By Connor Smith | Jan. 2, 2014, midnight

A WJ dancer rolls back forward after lying down during the performance.

Photo: BCC Poms

By Connor Smith | Jan. 2, 2014, midnight

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Poms dancing, half of their team forms a line while the other half forms a circle.

Photo: Post-Performance Review

By Connor Smith | Jan. 2, 2014, midnight

The girls review footage of their performance after the show.

Photo: Poms

By Connor Smith | Jan. 2, 2014, midnight

Montgomery Blair High School's pompoms lined up before the start of their routine.

Photo: Spirit Award

By Connor Smith | Jan. 2, 2014, midnight

Captain Maya Habash displays the team's spirit award while senior Fiona Lachman "photo-bombs".

Photo: Dancer Dip

By Connor Smith | Jan. 2, 2014, midnight

During kicks, the Poms girls do a ripple.

Photo: Poms Bows

By Connor Smith | Jan. 2, 2014, midnight

A board at the concessions stand displaying bows from the various teams.

Photo: Judges' Table

By Connor Smith | Jan. 2, 2014, midnight

Judges make notes on Kennedy's poms team.

Photo: Team

By Connor Smith | Jan. 2, 2014, midnight

The whole team poses with the Spirit Award and a homemade banner after the competition.

Photo: Seneca Court

By Connor Smith | Jan. 2, 2014, midnight

Spectators and other poms teams watch as the Blair team begins their routine.

Photo: Walter Johnson Poms

By Connor Smith | Jan. 2, 2014, midnight

WJ poms whip their hair in unison as they perform their kickline.

Photo: Departure

By Connor Smith | Jan. 2, 2014, midnight

The team departs the competition as snow falls outside Seneca Valley HS.

Photo: Blair in Review 1

By Connor Smith | Dec. 31, 2013, midnight

There were many noteworthy events that occurred in 2013.

Photo: Zumba

By Connor Smith | Dec. 28, 2013, midnight

Zumba.

Photo: SAC T.V.

By Connor Smith | Dec. 20, 2013, midnight

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.

Photo: Just Dance/Zumba Club

By Connor Smith | Dec. 20, 2013, midnight

Blazers use the wii in the new Just Dance/Zumba club.

Photo: Sunrise

By Connor Smith | Dec. 15, 2013, midnight

A beautiful winter sunrise of Alto-Cumulus clouds rises over Blair before the start of a school day.

Photo: Jubilee

By Connor Smith | Dec. 11, 2013, midnight

Shoppers admire Artist Karl Unnasch's creation, a massive Christmas Tree made of sleds, tennis rackets, sports balls, bats and other toys titled "Playtime Jubilee". The tree will be up on top of the fountain in Downtown Silver Spring until early January 2014, when it will be disassembled and the toys donated to A Wider Circle, a charity organization that will then give the toys to children in need.”

Photo: La Malinche 2

By Connor Smith | Dec. 3, 2013, midnight

Each rich and carefully coordinated dish has a flavor all it's own, full of the distinct and effervescent cultural flavors of Spain and Mexico.

Photo: La Malinche3

By Connor Smith | Dec. 3, 2013, midnight

Not only is the food good and the atmosphere pleasing, but it is extremely affordable for us high schoolers, another great aspect to La Malinche.

Photo: La Malinche

By Connor Smith | Dec. 3, 2013, midnight

The restaurant is unique in the way it serves its food.

Photo: La Malinche 4

By Connor Smith | Dec. 3, 2013, midnight

La Malinche gives the impression of being miles away, almost as if in a different country.

Photo: Post Up 3

By Connor Smith | Nov. 30, 2013, midnight

Junior Eyal Li demonstrates the arms crossed post-up.

Photo: No Bag Policy 2

By Connor Smith | Nov. 21, 2013, midnight

Blair's administration imposed a policy forbidding spectators from bringing all types of bags to home varsity football games.

Photo: No Bag Policy 1

By Connor Smith | Nov. 21, 2013, midnight

Blair's administration imposed a policy forbidding spectators from bringing all types of bags to home varsity football games.

Photo: Play within a Play

By Connor Smith | Nov. 12, 2013, midnight

Junior Ben Holland as Nick Bottom, with a crazed expression.

Photo: Shock

By Connor Smith | Nov. 12, 2013, midnight

Junior Conor James as Demetrius, balks at Senior Mallory Rappaport, playing Hermia.

Photo: Guardian

By Connor Smith | Nov. 12, 2013, midnight

Oberon, king of the fairies, watches the lovers' from his perch.

Photo: Debate 2

By Connor Smith | Nov. 10, 2013, midnight

The 2013-2014 Blair debate team has over 75 members.

Photo: Debate Team 2013-14

By Connor Smith | Nov. 10, 2013, midnight

Senior captains (from left) Rujia Teng, Aanchal Johri and Ashutosh Nanda lead weekly discussions at the debate meetings.

Photo: Debate 3

By Connor Smith | Nov. 10, 2013, midnight

Debate team advisor Stefanie Weldon trains next year's new coach.

Photo: Alex Borris

By Connor Smith | Nov. 4, 2013, midnight

Junior Alexander Boris's family was affected by the government shutdown.

Photo: AM Cheer

By Connor Smith | Oct. 15, 2013, midnight

Cheerleaders perform along Blair Boulevard before the start of school on Friday.

Photo: Let's Go

By Connor Smith | Oct. 15, 2013, midnight

Varsity football player Daymon Anderson egging his teammates on as he dances onto the gym floor.

Photo: All Dressed Up

By Connor Smith | Oct. 15, 2013, midnight

Representatives of the 2016 Sophomore class begin dressing in cheerleader outfits as a partof the pep rally race.

Photo: School Start Times

By Connor Smith | Oct. 13, 2013, midnight

Blazers could benefit from later school start times

Photo: Microwave Firefighters

By Connor Smith | Oct. 13, 2013, midnight

Firefighters set up fans in the 130s hallway to remove the smoke from the building.

Photo: Firefighters

By Connor Smith | Oct. 10, 2013, midnight

The Silver Spring Fire Station responded to the alarm immediately.

Photo: Soccer v Sherwood 1

By Connor Smith | Oct. 10, 2013, midnight

Junior Ashe Durban challenges a Sherwood Warrior for the ball.

Photo: Soccer v Sherwood 2

By Connor Smith | Oct. 10, 2013, midnight

Senior Ruben Martinez-Lopez maneuvers through two Sherwood defenders.

Photo: Administration

By Connor Smith | Oct. 10, 2013, midnight

Social studies teacher David Swaney, Vice Principal William Currence and Principal Renay Johnson after students were readmitted into the building.

Photo: Smoke Fans

By Connor Smith | Oct. 10, 2013, midnight

Firefighters set up fans in the 130s hallway to remove the smoke from the building.

Photo: Marching Band2

By Connor Smith | Oct. 5, 2013, midnight

Marching band members give their all during practice.

Photo: Marching Band

By Connor Smith | Oct. 5, 2013, midnight

Marching band members give their all during practice.

Photo: Ultraviolet

By Connor Smith | Oct. 2, 2013, midnight

In Organic Chemistry, Senior Brian Oluwo tests for Chlorophyll, Beta-Carotene, and Xanthophyll by using a Ultraviolet Light

Photo: If you build it, they will come

By Connor Smith | Oct. 2, 2013, midnight

County workers repair and replace the football scoreboard.

Photo: Club Charters

By Connor Smith | Sept. 30, 2013, midnight

All clubs must complete a new club constitution and a club contract in order to be recognized this year.

Photo: SCO Says 1

By Connor Smith | Sept. 19, 2013, midnight

The four writers for this month's SCO Says. (From left) Sam Popper, Mikey Gerbasi, Temi Ibirogba and Melissa Arias.

Photo: Silver Spring Jazz Festival

By Connor Smith | Sept. 18, 2013, midnight

Crowds gather to see famous jazz musician Branford Marsalles play at the Civic Center."

Photo: Concussion

By Connor Smith | Sept. 16, 2013, midnight

Football Blair's game against Kennedy featured a lot of tough hits.

Photo: Concussion 2

By Connor Smith | Sept. 16, 2013, midnight

Concussions testing proved important after the Blair vs. Kennedy football game.

Photo: Tennis Court

By Connor Smith | Sept. 12, 2013, midnight

The lady blazers fell to Churchill by a score of 7-0

Photo: Sam P.

By Connor Smith | Sept. 10, 2013, midnight

Surrounded by some of the many supplies I purchased.