Victoria Sampson




Name: Victoria Sampson
Position: Photo Staff
Graduation Year: 2018


Images (70)


Photo: A Pirate King

By Victoria Sampson | May 19, 2018, midnight

The pirate crew, led by the Pirate King (Sam Newman) sing about how wonderful they believe their pirate lifestyle to be; they wouldn't give it up for anything!

Photo: I'll Wait for You

By Victoria Sampson | May 19, 2018, midnight

Mabel (Julianna Ingram) smiles brightly as she makes a promise to Frederic (De'Andre Johnson) to stay faithful to him, forever and always.

Photo: Love At First Date

By Victoria Sampson | May 19, 2018, midnight

Mabel (Julianna Ingram) and Frederic (De'Andre Johnson) happily go out on their first date, while Mabel's spying sisters lurk around the corner.

Photo: At My Mercy

By Victoria Sampson | May 19, 2018, midnight

Frederic (De'Andre Johnson), ex-pirate, holds the Pirate King (Sam Newman) and sword point during the first encounter they've had since Frederic left the pirate life.

Photo: Attack of the Pirates

By Victoria Sampson | May 19, 2018, midnight

The pirates come to rob the Major General's estate and end up getting into a brawl with his 27 daughters.

Photo: What To Do?

By Victoria Sampson | May 19, 2018, midnight

The policemen for the town are introduced with a fast-paced song in which they sing about who they are, what they do, and how they will solve the pirate problem.

Photo: Anguish

By Victoria Sampson | May 19, 2018, midnight

Frederic (De'Andre Johnson) falls to the floor in anguish as he realizes that the deal he made to leave the pirate crew is void until he has 21 birthdays. His birthday, however, is a Leap Day.

Photo: In Bloom

By Victoria Sampson | May 10, 2018, midnight

A variety of flowers begin popping around the DMV area as we get more into spring, including orchids.

Photo: Hip Hop

By Victoria Sampson | May 2, 2018, midnight

Senior Vahana Ayikoe (@moosezami) participates in Spirit Week by dressing with the theme "Hip Hop" in mind.

Photo: Artwork Float

By Victoria Sampson | April 29, 2018, midnight

Maggie O'Neil, the 2018 official festival artist, stands atop the float she designed while decked out in various shades on pink and blue.

Photo: In the Crowd

By Victoria Sampson | April 29, 2018, midnight

A woman takes a picture of the kites in the sky as she wear a cherry blossom headbands that could be purchases by festival patrons.

Photo: In the Sky

By Victoria Sampson | April 29, 2018, midnight

During the annual Blossom Kite Festival, a kite worth $700 flies high in the sky near the Washington Monument.

Photo: Tamagawa Drummers

By Victoria Sampson | April 29, 2018, midnight

As the parade continues, the Tamagawa University Dance and Taiko group arrive, quickly boosting the atmosphere with their energetic music and enthusiasm.

Photo: Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

By Victoria Sampson | April 29, 2018, midnight

Showcasing colorful floats, celebrity entertainers, and performances from a variety of genres, the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade is one of the most popular DC events that happens this time of year.

Photo: Blossoms in Bloom

By Victoria Sampson | April 29, 2018, midnight

With spring in full bloom, a plethora of cherry blossoms decorate the area surrounding the Tidal Basin.

Photo: Blossom Kite Festival

By Victoria Sampson | April 29, 2018, midnight

The annual Blossom Kite Festival is an anticipated family event filled with competitions, demonstrations, and creatively made kites.

Photo: A Trail of Blossoms

By Victoria Sampson | April 29, 2018, midnight

The fallen cherry blossoms make a beautiful trail across the Tidal Basin and to Jefferson Memorial.

Photo: Tamagawa Dancers

By Victoria Sampson | April 29, 2018, midnight

Filled with joy, Tamagawa University's dancers lighten the mood with their energetic and passionate performance.

Photo: Seasonal Flowers

By Victoria Sampson | April 13, 2018, midnight

As we get further into the season, a variety of different flowers begin to bloom, making it feel a lot more like spring.

Photo: sat

By Victoria Sampson | March 16, 2018, midnight

Blair offers a free SAT to all Juniors who are interested.

Photo: Parking Lot

By Victoria Sampson | March 13, 2018, midnight

Photo: varsity letter

By Victoria Sampson | March 12, 2018, midnight

Varsity letters allow schools to recognize the accomplishments of their students and should be awarded to all those who compete on behalf of the school, academically or athletically

Photo: Paintings in the Sky

By Victoria Sampson | March 11, 2018, midnight

Students in the National Art Honors Society paint a variety of ceiling tiles for different teachers. (Pictured: Science ceiling tile for Mrs. Hart)

Photo: Blair Counseling Department

By Victoria Sampson | March 8, 2018, midnight

Blair celebrates National Counseling Week to acknowledge the counselors' dedication to helping their students.

Photo: Ms. Binick

By Victoria Sampson | March 8, 2018, midnight

Binick brings an enthusiastic and caring attitude to her job, and always prioritizes the needs of her students.

Photo: Celebrity Impressions

By Victoria Sampson | Feb. 13, 2018, midnight

In the days leading up to Sankofa, writer Ms. Adamson, along with the rest of the cast, impersonated Michael Jackson during celebrity impersonations day.

Photo: Sampson, Victoria

By Victoria Sampson | Feb. 9, 2018, 2:17 p.m.

Photo: Darien Price

By Victoria Sampson | Feb. 8, 2018, midnight

Price was paired with Lafayette college, which was ultimately the best fit for him although not his first choice.

Photo: Marc Monteil

By Victoria Sampson | Feb. 8, 2018, midnight

Monteil will be attending Sewanee, University of the South. She highly encourages that seniors apply for this scholarship if they get the opportunity.

Photo: chromebook

By Victoria Sampson | Feb. 6, 2018, midnight

Students who try to switch accounts will encounter an error that the webpage is blocked.

Photo: College Talk

By Victoria Sampson | Feb. 1, 2018, midnight

With the last of the college deadlines coming up, seniors wrap up their college process while juniors come to the career center and start thinking about theirs.

Photo: Art Haven

By Victoria Sampson | Dec. 21, 2017, midnight

Mrs. Wall's room is a place art students often come to during lunch to finish up work and socialize.

Photo: Offense

By Victoria Sampson | Dec. 17, 2017, midnight

Captain Madeleine Merrill works to keep the ball away from her opponent.

Photo: Penalty Kick

By Victoria Sampson | Dec. 17, 2017, midnight

Rachel Dey (16) completes a penalty kick during the second half of the game.

Photo: phone

By Victoria Sampson | Dec. 4, 2017, midnight

Students charge their phones during lunch, in the SAC.

Photo: Study Sessions

By Victoria Sampson | Dec. 1, 2017, midnight

The Silver Spring Library is one of the local places that students go to finish up their work for school. Pictured: Kanani Jiang (12)

Photo: trap

By Victoria Sampson | Dec. 1, 2017, midnight

Mouse traps are placed around the edges of the media center, and where mice have been spotted.

Photo: lively

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 30, 2017, midnight

Math teacher Robin Lively redefines motivational methods by performing acrobatics for students​

Photo: Water Break

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 29, 2017, midnight

Mangers for the Blazers hand water bottles to the players after a timeout is called.

Photo: Defense

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 29, 2017, midnight

Blair's defensive line pushes back against the Wheaton offense.

Photo: Team Talk

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 29, 2017, midnight

One of the Blair coaches gives the team a pep talk before sending them out on the field.

Photo: Maggie

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 27, 2017, midnight

Gray explores the regions where she descended from on the 23andMe website.

Photo: Fire truck

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 27, 2017, midnight

Photo: All Dressed Up

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 23, 2017, midnight

Kids dress up as a variety of characters, a boy dressing up as his favorite Star Wars character, Darth Vader.

Photo: Follow the Signs

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 23, 2017, midnight

Signs are placed on the steps of a home in the Blair community, directing trick or treaters to places like Bethesda and Transylvania.

Photo: Serve

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 17, 2017, midnight

Senior Captain Priscah Rodenhuis reaches to hit the ball at the beginning of the match.

Photo: Toss Up

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 17, 2017, midnight

Deeya Gand (11) gets ready for a strong serve.

Photo: Support

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 17, 2017, midnight

The girl's tennis team cheers for each member after they introduce themselves at the beginning of the match.

Photo: Teammwork

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 17, 2017, midnight

The girls tennis team cheers before going to play their sets.

Photo: Saved It

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 17, 2017, midnight

Caitlin Lee reaches for the ball to stop it from hitting the court.

Photo: On the Ground

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 13, 2017, midnight

Blair POMS team lays on the turf as a transition between parts of their routine.

Photo: Jigsaw

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 9, 2017, midnight

Junior Emma Morganstein and sophmore Annie Hicks help build some props for the fall play, The Three Musketeers.

Photo: Strength

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 5, 2017, midnight

Toward the end of their routine, the team forms a pyramid.

Photo: Dance

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 5, 2017, midnight

Junior Ruby Tucker drops to the floor as part of Blair Cheer's routine.

Photo: Let's Go Team

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 5, 2017, midnight

Blair Cheer pumps the crowd up before the competition starts.

Photo: Enthousiasm

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 5, 2017, midnight

Staying energetic throughout their performance, captain Berkit cheers loudly.

Photo: Team Spirit

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 5, 2017, midnight

The Blazer crowd cheers and shows their support at the 2017 Cheer Competition.

Photo: Strike a Pose

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 5, 2017, midnight

Blair's cheer team begins their routine in formation, junior Ruby Tucker standing up front.

Photo: A Day in the Gardens

By Victoria Sampson | Nov. 3, 2017, midnight

Senior Sofia Swamy stops to admire the flowers while at the U.S. Botanic Gardens.

Photo: HOB2

By Victoria Sampson | Oct. 20, 2017, midnight

Martinez models her outfit, including a maxi dress layered with a white long-sleeved shirt.

Photo: HOB3

By Victoria Sampson | Oct. 20, 2017, midnight

Martinez puts together a pastel-themed outfit, complete with platformed white boots

Photo: HOB1

By Victoria Sampson | Oct. 20, 2017, midnight

Nathalia Martinez models her original style.

Photo: Flip

By Victoria Sampson | Oct. 18, 2017, midnight

Freshman cheerleader Betty Moose performances a backhand spring in Blair Cheer's routine at the pep rally.

Photo: Feeding Time

By Victoria Sampson | Oct. 18, 2017, midnight

Senior Emma Schillerstorm feeds a baby cow during a field trip to Rock Hill Orchard.

Photo: Tacky Tourist Tuesday

By Victoria Sampson | Oct. 18, 2017, midnight

Junior Berkit Getachew shows her school spirit by dressing up for Tacky Tourist Tuesday.

Photo: Kickline

By Victoria Sampson | Oct. 18, 2017, midnight

Tuyet Gunter (12), Alexandra Montes (10), and Erika Navarette (12) perform a kickline during the Poms routine at the pep rally.

Photo: African Dance

By Victoria Sampson | Oct. 18, 2017, midnight

Sophomore Zori Charles dances at the pep rally as part of the African Club's performance.

Photo: Releasing Your Inner Child

By Victoria Sampson | Oct. 6, 2017, midnight

Blair senior Rebecca John plays on a slide at Senior Unity Day.

Photo: Greetings

By Victoria Sampson | Oct. 3, 2017, midnight

Captain Christine Cho and freshman Catherine Lo say hello to the Titans before a match

Photo: Gillian Lee

By Victoria Sampson | Oct. 3, 2017, midnight

Captain Gillian Lee jumps to hit a strong serve.



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Gallery: Cherry Blossoms

By Victoria Sampson | Sept. 28, 2018, 11:13 a.m. | In Media »

Cherry blossoms bloom on our nations capital. April 29, 2018.

Gallery: Pirates of Penzance

By Victoria Sampson | Sept. 20, 2018, 2:10 p.m. | In Media »

Blair students take part in "Pirates of Penzance," the spring musical