Nicholas Fechner-Mills




Name: Nicholas Fechner-Mills
Position: Online Photo Editor
Graduation Year: 2017
Hi. I'm Nicholas Fechner-Mills and I am the photo editor for the 2016-2017 school year. I like to take photos and I also like to make videos with BNC. I hope you enjoy the photo coverage of sports and Blair news.


Images (218)


Photo: What a Catch!

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 26, 2017, midnight

Blair's catcher waits to receive a pitch.

Photo: Run the Bases

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 26, 2017, midnight

A Blazer runs to the next base after his teammate gets a hit.

Photo: In Action

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 26, 2017, midnight

The Blazers played their way to the postseason by successfully working together as a team.

Photo: Too Fast

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 19, 2017, midnight

Junior Uro Lyi circles around a player in order to get a shot on goal.

Photo: Getting in Position

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 19, 2017, midnight

Senior Paul Moser walks back into position after a play, another player guarding him.

Photo: Away from Goal

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 17, 2017, midnight

Marike Pinsonneault, a junior, runs with the ball away from her opponent.

Photo: Group Shot

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 17, 2017, midnight

Girls Lacrosse is a prominent sport at Blair, with a record of 9-6 throughout the season.

Photo: Number 12 Lacrosse

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 17, 2017, midnight

Even when the opponent came up, the players found a way to get around them.

Photo: Lily's Pitch

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 15, 2017, midnight

Senior Lily Montgomery winds up to throw a pitch. Montgomery was among the five seniors on Blair's softball team.

Photo: Run

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 15, 2017, midnight

A Blazer drops her bat to score another run.

Photo: Senior Night

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 15, 2017, midnight

The Blair softball team celebrated the achievements of the 5 seniors on Senior Night.

Photo: Jump Up

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 11, 2017, midnight

Junior Olivia Amitay jumps up onto the bar to swing.

Photo: Turn Around

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 11, 2017, midnight

Senior Jasmine Scott focuses in close as she spins around the bar.

Photo: Flipping Up

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 11, 2017, midnight

Senior Alannah Blount performs a flip in her floor routine while her teammates watch.

Photo: High off the Bar

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 11, 2017, midnight

Senior Jasmine Trejo jumps high off the bar during her routine.

Photo: Rusty Situation

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | April 3, 2017, midnight

Ronee Goldman, Erin Obaonrin, Troy Daniels, and Micah Contee meet on the road.

Photo: Vanity

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | April 3, 2017, midnight

The evil witch (Iyanu Bishop) checks her nails while watching over her mistreated workers.

Photo: Comfort

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | April 3, 2017, midnight

Akosua Hawkins comforts Octavia Russell through musical number.

Photo: Musical Number

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | April 3, 2017, midnight

The pit orchestra plays a bold musical accompaniment.

Photo: The Good Witch

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | April 3, 2017, midnight

The good witch (Karuna Nandkumar) tells Dorthy how she can get home.

Photo: Secret Exposed

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | April 3, 2017, midnight

Ben Trunk, Andre Colon, Octavia Russell, Jack Russ, Noah Friedlander, and Abby Rowland figure out the magicians secret.

Photo: Behind the Scenes

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | April 3, 2017, midnight

Derek Lamb watches over the sound from the back of the auditorium.

Photo: Tuesday Gymnastics

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 29, 2017, midnight

Junior Oliva Amitay performs her gymnastics floor routine during the meet on Tuesday.

Photo: Olivia dives

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 20, 2017, midnight

Junior Olivia Amitay prepares for a dive.

Photo: Swimming

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 20, 2017, midnight

The boys' swim team finished 4-1 this season.

Photo: Eli dives

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 20, 2017, midnight

Junior Eli Cohen dives backward into the pool.

Photo: Taking a Break

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 19, 2017, midnight

The event offered a fun, relaxing afternoon for the seniors who attended.

Photo: Divya Sings

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 19, 2017, midnight

Junior Divya John sings a homage to the jazz of yesterday.

Photo: Perry Sings

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 19, 2017, midnight

Junior Perry Beamer backs up the jazz band with male vocals.

Photo: Finale

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 19, 2017, midnight

The Blair jazz band is followed by a performance from a local Maryland jazz band.

Photo: Playing the Music

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 19, 2017, midnight

The band plays jazz inspired by classic artists.

Photo: Listening to the Music

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 19, 2017, midnight

Seniors come from nearby retirement homes to hear the nostalgic jazz the Blair band plays.

Photo: Swingin Sounds

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 19, 2017, midnight

Swingin' Sounds for Senior Citizens took place on March 19 at Blair and featured performances from Blair's jazz band.

Photo: DNA Testing

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 16, 2017, midnight

Senior Mika Yatsuhashi prepares a DNA sample in forensics class.

Photo: Line of Fire

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 16, 2017, midnight

Teachers prepare to be hit by whip cream pies sold to the students for a dollar on Pi Day.

Photo: Hurling Pies

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 16, 2017, midnight

A student throws a pie at the board of math teachers.

Photo: Conor's Bumper

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 14, 2017, midnight

Conor truly is the Obama Mama.

Photo: John's Bumper

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 14, 2017, midnight

John supports Baltimore sports teams on his bumper.

Photo: Nate's Bumper

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 14, 2017, midnight

Nate Blower doesn't really like bumper stickers.

Photo: InfoFlow

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 8, 2017, midnight

Students from Blair Network Communications produce the daily news show InfoFlow.

Photo: Reach Up

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 28, 2017, midnight

Senior Julius Cobb jumps up towards the basket.

Photo: Free Throw

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 28, 2017, midnight

Senior Kendall Douglas squares up for a free throw.

Photo: Blazer 7

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 27, 2017, midnight

This Blazer by Maske is an homage to the blazin' element of the school's mascot.

Photo: Blazer 8

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 27, 2017, midnight

Emsfeld's drawing is especially unique, and shows the Blazer made out of flames.

Photo: Blazer 8

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 27, 2017, midnight

This Blazer by Yonkos is chubbier than most.

Photo: Blazer 6

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 27, 2017, midnight

Tram's Blazer has especially pointy ears and a goatee.

Photo: Eric Zokouri

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 24, 2017, midnight

Senior Eric Zokouri will be headed to Monmouth next year.

Photo: Panel

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 22, 2017, midnight

The SMOB candidates give speeches laying out their policy platforms.

Photo: Crowd

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 22, 2017, midnight

Delegates from middle and high school SGAs gather to decide which of the 13 SMOB candidates will move to the general election.

Photo: Host

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 22, 2017, midnight

Blair Senior and MCR President Prim Phoolsombat hosts the nominating convention for the next Student Member of the Board.

Photo: Alex for SMOB

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 22, 2017, midnight

Alex Abrosimov makes it to the final round of voting for the second year in a row.

Photo: On Stage

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 22, 2017, midnight

Blair student Chas Goldman makes it to the second round of voting and takes the stage to tell the audience about his ideas.

Photo: Matt Post

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 22, 2017, midnight

Sherwood student Matt Post joins the general election where every students in the county will vote.

Photo: Yin It

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 22, 2017, midnight

Blair student Michael Yin makes it to the second round of voting.

Photo: Standardized testing

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 17, 2017, midnight

The College Board, which creates AP tests and curricula, as well as the SAT, is technically a non-profit.

Photo: Blazer girls vs. Northwood

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 14, 2017, midnight

Photo: Zhaxi tackle

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 8, 2017, midnight

Senior Zhaxi Zerong helped his team to a victory on his senior night.

Photo: bocce 1

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 7, 2017, midnight

The teams look on as Nicole Grant's ball rolls down the court.

Photo: Kendall drives

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 5, 2017, midnight

Senior guard Kendall Douglas drives past his defender.

Photo: hand holding

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 1, 2017, midnight

Volunteer to beat the cold.

Photo: Snowy Courtyard

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 30, 2017, midnight

Some snow falls onto the Blair courtyard during 7th period on Monday, January 30th.

Photo: Blazers Speak Out

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 29, 2017, midnight

Blair Junior Emily Fox makes her voice heard at a protest in DC.

Photo: Cheer

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 25, 2017, midnight

The players celebrate after a close throw.

Photo: Blair Hockey

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 25, 2017, midnight

Blair hockey players fight to gain control of the puck.

Photo: Slow and Steady

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 25, 2017, midnight

A players kneels down on the ground to get a steady shot.

Photo: Bocce Throw

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 25, 2017, midnight

Junior Kayla McKenzie takes a deep breath while she prepares to throw the ball.

Photo: On the Wall

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 21, 2017, midnight

Women gather with signs while watching the march crowd below.

Photo: Chant

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 21, 2017, midnight

The crowd walked down the street while chanting together.

Photo: Walk down Pennsylvania

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 21, 2017, midnight

The march participants started to leave the mall and walk down Pennsylvania Ave.

Photo: Wingspan

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 18, 2017, midnight

A swimmer reaches out of the water during a butterfly event.

Photo: An Explosive Start

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 18, 2017, midnight

Senior Nayman Leung dives into the pool to start the race.

Photo: Upside Down

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 18, 2017, midnight

Senior Marianne Benyamin performs a dive that involves a flip.

Photo: Askin' for Raskin

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 18, 2017, midnight

Congressman Jamie Raskin speaks to Blair students during lunch on Wednesday the 18th.

Photo: Up and Out

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 18, 2017, midnight

Senior Elizabeth Cove breaks up and out of the water while swimming the butterfly.

Photo: Countdown

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 18, 2017, midnight

Junior Captain Haron Adbaru counts the number of laps left for the swimmer in the pool.

Photo: Loud and Proud

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 18, 2017, midnight

The team captains lead the swimmers and divers in cheers after the meet.

Photo: Preparing

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 18, 2017, midnight

Junior Eli Cohen prepares for a dive while standing on the end of the board.

Photo: Moon over Blair

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 13, 2017, midnight

The moon rises over Blair before school on Friday.

Photo: house party

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 6, 2017, midnight

Houseparty is the hottest new app.

Photo: ornament 2

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 22, 2016, midnight

This guide will help you be the best gift giver of this holiday season.

Photo: Looking Up

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 20, 2016, midnight

Senior captain Noah Dalbey talks to Blair fans on the stands.

Photo: Face Off

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 20, 2016, midnight

Tommy Kriner, a Nora junior, approaches a DC Stars player.

Photo: Get the Puck

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 20, 2016, midnight

Brener Granston, an Einstein Junior, plays for Blair because his home school doesn't have a hockey team.

Photo: Let the Games Begin

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 20, 2016, midnight

The DC Stars and Blair face off as Senior Wonder Abor takes the puck.

Photo: crowd

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 17, 2016, midnight

Due to Blair's newfound athletic success, the school has finally embraced a culture of winning and school spirit has taken off.

Photo: fb

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 17, 2016, midnight

This year the Montgomery Blair football team had a record of 8-2.

Photo: cover

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 17, 2016, midnight

Photo: Tommy

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 16, 2016, midnight

Senior Tommy Norris proudly sports his Maryland-flag-adorned beanie.

Photo: Ben

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 16, 2016, midnight

Photo: Open Mic

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 16, 2016, midnight

A student performs to a large crowd at the open mic in the media center at lunch on December 16th.

Photo: Guitar Ensemble

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 14, 2016, midnight

The guitar ensemble performs a song.

Photo: Womens Ensemble

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 14, 2016, midnight

The women's ensemble performs "Neus Gadol Haya Sham" a traditional Hanukkah song.

Photo: Solo Singing

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 14, 2016, midnight

Senior Akosua Hawkins performs a solo.

Photo: Focused on the Music

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 14, 2016, midnight

Student Saba Teferra performs lead vocals during a guitar number.

Photo: Mens Demo Ensemble

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 14, 2016, midnight

The mens ensemble demos a tenor, bass, baritone chorus melody.

Photo: Show Choir

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 14, 2016, midnight

The show choir performs one of their songs.

Photo: Final Number

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 14, 2016, midnight

The final number featured all the chorus classes and show choir members together.

Photo: Chamber Singers

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 14, 2016, midnight

The concert opened up with a performance of the chamber singers.

Photo: Fechner-Mills, Nicholas

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, 2:33 p.m.

Photo: Eleanor

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Randi

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Sandeep

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Morgan

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Abby

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Girl Up

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

The Girl-Up club sells bracelets to support girls around the world at lunch.

Photo: Ben

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Mehana

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Nikita

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Volleyball!

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Junior Maggie Wang gets a dig.

Photo: Charlie

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Lauren

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Ellie

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Maniza

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Nate

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Safety Pins

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

People wear safety pins to stand together against Trump.

Photo: Amy

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Ryan

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Photo: Jaya serves

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 12, 2016, midnight

Junior Jaya Hinton serves for the Blazers.

Photo: Sweat and the Struggle

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 7, 2016, midnight

Junior Ryan Holland struggles to pin his opponent.

Photo: Tying Up

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 7, 2016, midnight

Junior Ryan Handel ties up in an attempt to gain leverage over his opponent.

Photo: Mid-Dive

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 6, 2016, midnight

Junior Eli Cohen dives for Blair at the swim and dive meet on Saturday, December 3rd.

Photo: Hockey Huddle

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 2, 2016, midnight

Blair hockey players huddle at half-time. Come see Blair vs. Churchill on Friday, December 2nd at 8:55 in Rockville.

Photo: Snapstreaks

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 2, 2016, midnight

Snapchat streaks are the true test of friendship.

Photo: Keep Away

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 30, 2016, midnight

Senior Marianne Benyamin keeps the ball away.

Photo: Hockey Scores

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 19, 2016, midnight

The Blair club hockey team won 3-2 against the DC Stars in a game last Friday.

Photo: Magic

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 18, 2016, midnight

Blair senior, Suriya Saravankumar, entertains other students with his magic tricks at lunch.

Photo: Pushing Out

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 14, 2016, midnight

The students left the stadium at 11am to protest off the school grounds.

Photo: I Matter

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 14, 2016, midnight

Students hold up signs protesting the presidential-elect Donald Trump.

Photo: Mass

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 14, 2016, midnight

A mass of students leaves the Blair stadium.

Photo: Not My President

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 14, 2016, midnight

Blair students protest the presidential-elect Donald Trump on the football field.

Photo: Out in Front

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 14, 2016, midnight

Student leaders march around the football field in the Blair stadium.

Photo: Going for the Goal

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 10, 2016, midnight

Senior captain Max Barbiari throws the ball towards the goal.

Photo: Victory

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 10, 2016, midnight

The team celebrates a close win against B-CC.

Photo: Close Call

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 10, 2016, midnight

Senior captain Gabriel Field makes a close goal.

Photo: Boxed In

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 10, 2016, midnight

The handball players try to coordinate a pass on the court.

Photo: Down the Line

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 10, 2016, midnight

The POMS team forms one of their lines during a dance at football halftime.

Photo: Pep Talk

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 10, 2016, midnight

Senior captain Gabriel Field gives the team a motivational talk during halftime.

Photo: Offensive Moves

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 9, 2016, midnight

Blair play #19 moves the ball towards Blair's goal.

Photo: Fight for the Ball

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 9, 2016, midnight

Blair player #18 fights for control of the ball.

Photo: New Blair Football

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 2, 2016, midnight

In just a few years, Blair has established a strong football program.

Photo: Huddle

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 2, 2016, midnight

The football team huddles up during a game.

Photo: Team Support

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 27, 2016, midnight

The team discusses strategy while holding each other close.

Photo: Close Call

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 27, 2016, midnight

Blair player, Laicha Hayes, makes a close catch.

Photo: Reaching High

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 27, 2016, midnight

Blair player Catherine Rodriguez reaches for the ball.

Photo: Reaching for the Ball

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 27, 2016, midnight

Blair player Maggie Wang spikes the ball to keep it going in the Blair vs. Wooton varsity volleyball game.

Photo: Sideline Chilling

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 27, 2016, midnight

Teammates laugh on the sideline during the game.

Photo: Keep it Moving

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 27, 2016, midnight

The team assembles to make sure the ball keeps moving.

Photo: Jump for It

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 27, 2016, midnight

Senior Joanne Lu spikes the ball back towards Wooton.

Photo: Send the Ball

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 27, 2016, midnight

Blair player Jaya Hinton serves the ball.

Photo: Hands Up

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 27, 2016, midnight

Blair player Maggie Wang gets ready to hit the ball.

Photo: Incoming

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 27, 2016, midnight

Blair player Kathryn Wang is joined by teammates as she runs to the incoming ball to prepare to spike it back.

Photo: A Close Game

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 27, 2016, midnight

Blair player Catherine Rodriguez blocks the ball from Wooton.

Photo: Handballin'

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 25, 2016, midnight

Coach Hoelman meets with the handball team at halftime to push them towards their close win over B-CC on Tuesday.

Photo: Clouds Roll In

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 21, 2016, midnight

The ominous cloud sent students running out of the stadium to shelter.

Photo: War Paint

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 21, 2016, midnight

Blair senior Mika Yatsuhashi gets red war paint in celebration of homecoming.

Photo: Pumped Up

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 21, 2016, midnight

Senior class president Yuchabel Sanon leads the class of 2017 in spirit.

Photo: Hot Pursuit

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 17, 2016, midnight

Senior quarterback Desmond Colby runs the ball.

Photo: Blazers Losing Ground

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 17, 2016, midnight

The Blazers chase after Sherwood Junior Michael Mbony as he runs the ball.

Photo: Face-Off

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 17, 2016, midnight

The Sherwood Warriors and the Blair Blazers played a fierce game ending in a Sherwood win 43-26.

Photo: Blazer Fans

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 17, 2016, midnight

The impressive performance by Sherwood did not stop the Blazer fans from coming out in great numbers to support their team.

Photo: Chasing the Ball

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 26, 2016, midnight

Photo: Franck throws

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 26, 2016, midnight

Franck Djoumessi throws in against Churchill.

Photo: Daniel kicks the ball

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 26, 2016, midnight

Senior Daniel Zavarce keeps the ball away from a Churchill forward.

Photo: Soccer Throw

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 26, 2016, midnight

Photo: Blair Sunset

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 21, 2016, midnight

Photo: Elaine Suh

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2016, midnight

Elaine Suh battles for a loose ball.

Photo: Waiting in the stadium

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2016, midnight

Staff and students wait in Blazer Stadium for the school building to be cleared for their re-entry.

Photo: Maddy kicks the ball

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2016, midnight

Sophomore Maddy Merrill scored a hat trick in the win against Kennedy.

Photo: Receiving Love

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 28, 2016, midnight

Mrs. Johnson hugs a graduating senior on stage

Photo: Turning Tassels

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 28, 2016, midnight

The seniors participate in the turning of their tassels

Photo: Receiving Diplomas

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 28, 2016, midnight

The senior class received their diplomas from principal Renay Johnson

Photo: DAR

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 28, 2016, midnight

The graduation 2016 venue.

Photo: Speaking to the Seniors

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | May 28, 2016, midnight

Senior class president Nazea Khan speaks to the class of 2016

Photo: blair hallway crop

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 13, 2016, midnight

Due to MCPS' growing rate of about 2,500 students per year, Blair now has over 3,000 students.

Photo: Studentcam

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | March 1, 2016, midnight

From left to right: Will Ederer, Ben Miller and Charles Gryder.

Photo: Night at Blair

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Feb. 9, 2016, midnight

Long-exposure picture of the back of Blair after the basketball game on February 9th.

Photo: The Start

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 14, 2016, midnight

The swimmers dive in the water before they swim the 500 free.

Photo: The Dive

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 14, 2016, midnight

Three swimmers dive into the water to get a strong start for their race.

Photo: A Close Race

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 14, 2016, midnight

Junior Thomas Brown de Coulston swims a tight race during the 100 fly.

Photo: Flip-turn

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 14, 2016, midnight

Friends help swimmers keep count during the 500 free which is too long to count at 20 laps.

Photo: Flips

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 14, 2016, midnight

At the start of the meet, divers compete for the highest score out of 10. Junior Marianne Benyamin performs a dive that involves a flip.

Photo: A Strong Start

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 14, 2016, midnight

Two swimmers jump off of the blocks at the start of the race.

Photo: Sideways

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 14, 2016, midnight

Sophomore Eli Cohen looks at the pool while performing a flip.

Photo: Freestyle

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 14, 2016, midnight

A swimmer breathes as they enter their last few laps of the long and grueling 500 free.

Photo: Making a Splash

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 14, 2016, midnight

The pool deck gets soaked while the swimmers flipturn.

Photo: Breastroke

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Jan. 14, 2016, midnight

Freshman Nathaniel Kilimanjaro breathes while swimming the breaststroke.

Photo: Blair Sunset

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Dec. 10, 2015, midnight

The sun sets over the student parking lot.

Photo: Runnin' Wild

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 18, 2015, midnight

Eric Zokouri runs for a long touchdown in the third quarter.

Photo: Lineup

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 18, 2015, midnight

Blair's offense could not move the ball consistently against the QO defense.

Photo: Final

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 7, 2015, midnight

All eight shows were met with resounding applause from the audience.

Photo: Dancing

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 7, 2015, midnight

Senior Lucy Glenshaw, juniors Karuna Nandkumar and Ronee Goldman, and freshman Ramatha Sesay dance a combination of ballet folklorico mexicano and salvadoreño.

Photo: Set

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 7, 2015, midnight

The set, designed by senior Dio Cramer, masterfully reflects the beauty and extravagance of Latin culture.

Photo: Trumpet

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 7, 2015, midnight

Trumpet player Alex Coy, a member of the show's live Mariachi Band, sounds a note that signals the beginning of the performance

Photo: Friendship

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 7, 2015, midnight

In the end, friendship and love prevails, and the show concludes as a testament to the importance of family and friendship in everyday life.

Photo: Black Box

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Nov. 7, 2015, midnight

For the last few years, Blair has used ‘blackbox theater' - a form of staging in which the show is surrounded by the audience on all three sides. This type of staging allows for an intimate and memorable viewing experience.

Photo: studio

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 4, 2015, midnight

The new BNC studio was built over the summer.

Photo: BNC

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 4, 2015, midnight

The new leaders of BNC have made a number of changes to the program.

Photo: sidelines

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 2, 2015, midnight

The people on the sidelines are a critical part of the Blair football experience.

Photo: band

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Oct. 2, 2015, midnight

Senior Nicholas Banks directs the Blair Marching Band

Photo: Blair defends

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 25, 2015, midnight

Blair's midfield helped out on defense to minimize Northwood's attacking threats.

Photo: Bike Racks

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

Many visitors rode their bikes to the festival, which overfilled the bike racks.

Photo: Volunteers

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

Volunteers help the folk festival run each year.

Photo: Indoor Entrance

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

The entrance to the indoor stages at the festival which show performers from different parts of the world.

Photo: Advocation

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

Non-profit groups take the opportunity to express their political views at the festival.

Photo: Shirts

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

There were many colorful shirts for sale.

Photo: Rope Bridge

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

A visitor makes his way across a rope bridge.

Photo: Toss and Catch

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

The cheerleaders perform stunts.

Photo: Cheerleaders and Crowd

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

The crowd cheers for Blair.

Photo: Double-stacked

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

The cheerleaders lead the audience in a school chant.

Photo: Fight On

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

Blair struggles to save the ball.

Photo: Poms Half-time

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

The poms team performs during half-time.

Photo: Team Huddle

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

Blair celebrates the victory over Northwood.

Photo: Connection

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

Blair defense helps keep the ball out of reach of the Gladiators.

Photo: Break Away

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

Blair dodges Northwood in an attempt for a touchdown.

Photo: The Festival

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

Companies, groups, and organizations promote themselves at the festival.

Photo: The Stage

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

A band plays for an audience at one of the music stages.

Photo: Food Vendors

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

There are many options for food at the festival.

Photo: Sponge Throw

By Nicholas Fechner-Mills | Sept. 20, 2015, midnight

Cub Scouts and Boy Scout Troop 33 hold a fundraiser at the festival.