Nobline Yoo




Name: Nobline Yoo
Position: Editor-in-Chief
Graduation Year: 2019
Birthday: after World War II
My dream occupation? Employed.
My favorite color: pink.
My favorite time: nap time.

I love practicing archery, karate, tae-kwon-do, skating, singing, and napping.


Stories (18)


Football, Friends, Family

By Nobline Yoo | April 11, 2018, 2:22 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The media has become a revolutionizing force, both in shaping the railways of communication and our everyday lives. But perhaps, it is time to take a step back and reflect on how it has impacted our perception of reality. Yes, and there is no better field to explore this topic than that of youth tackle football, an issue that, regrettably, has been assailed by the media as a detriment to the future of America.

Discovery Communications to leave Silver Spring

By Nobline Yoo | March 3, 2018, 11:48 p.m. | In Local »

Discovery Communications, the company behind Shark Week and Animal Planet, is relocating its global headquarters from Silver Spring, Md. to New York City in the latter half of 2019 to keep up with its advertisement partners and investors on Wall Street. Discovery will keep its government relations department in Maryland.

Part Four of Four: Meet the Student Member of the Board (SMOB) candidates

By Nobline Yoo | Feb. 20, 2018, 11:10 p.m. | In Local »

The nominating convention will take place on Feb. 21 at Watkins Mill High School.

Part Three of Four: Meet the Student Member of the Board (SMOB) candidates

By Nobline Yoo | Feb. 20, 2018, 11:03 p.m. | In Local »

The nominating convention will take place on Feb. 21 at Watkins Mill High School.

Part two of four: Meet the Student Member of the Board (SMOB) candidates

By Nobline Yoo | Feb. 20, 2018, 10:35 p.m. | In Local »

The nominating convention will take place on Feb. 21 at Watkins Mill High School.

Part one of four: meet the Student Member of the Board (SMOB) candidates

By Nobline Yoo | Feb. 20, 2018, 10:29 p.m. | In Local »

The nominating convention will take place on Feb. 21 at Watkins Mill High School.

Lessons learned from a giant

By Nobline Yoo | Jan. 26, 2018, 12:58 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

How a trip to Facebook taught me about schooling and its connection with the real world

Blair student accidentally injures a teacher

By Nobline Yoo | Dec. 22, 2017, 1:58 p.m. | In Local »

On Monday, Nov. 27 during lunch, junior Blake threw a clay rock over the banister above Blair Boulevard, which fell on the head of teacher Elizabeth, who happened to be walking past the financial office on the first floor. The teacher ended up with a bleeding gash, a small lump on her head and headaches. Using Blair's security cameras, school administrators reviewed the incident in detail for evidence.

Former MCCPTA treasurer embezzled $39,015

By Nobline Yoo | Dec. 1, 2017, 8:04 a.m. | In News »

Former Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations (MCCPTA) treasurer Lisa Betts, 47, was charged with embezzlement and misuse of MCCPTA funds. She pleaded guilty on Nov. 17 at the Montgomery County Circuit Court before Judge David Boynton in Rockville.

Pulling together in a time of distress: Harvey and Irma

By Mahnaz Habib Nobline Yoo | Nov. 3, 2017, 2:17 p.m. | In Features »

Hurricane Harvey and Irma struck the United States with raging winds up to 150 mph and angry floods. However, they were not just distant events; they affected the heart of Blair. This is the story of how they shook the Blair community.

MyMCPS: A decision we had no say in

By Eric Feigen Nobline Yoo | Oct. 26, 2017, 1:56 p.m. | In Opinions »

From middle school to high school, many students had a best friend named Edline, who knew everything about them from their daily attendance, to the grades they received on assignments. But when school started this year, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) told them that Edline was no longer being used. With no recollection of giving input into the decision, students found themselves crashing head-first into a new system with almost no warning.

Varsity girls' tennis dominates the Panthers

By Nobline Yoo | Oct. 16, 2017, 11:08 a.m. | In Blair »

The Blair girls' varsity tennis team (7-5) triumphed over Paint Branch High School (3-9) with flying colors on Tuesday afternoon. The Blazers' calmness on the court, along with the Panthers' double faults, helped the Blazers secure an easy victory.

Varsity girls' tennis defeated by the Rockets

By Nobline Yoo | Oct. 9, 2017, 3:32 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazer girls' Division I varsity tennis team (5-5) suffered a tough 2-5 loss to the Richard Montgomery Rockets (8-2), a Division-I team. The Blazers fought hard in each game, but the resilient Rockets defeated the Blazers with consistency and strong serves.

MCPS Wi-Fi attacked

By Nobline Yoo | Oct. 7, 2017, 2:51 p.m. | In Local »

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Wi-Fi network was attacked on Wednesday, Sept. 27, resulting in widespread internet connectivity issues. MCPS identified but did not disclose the source of the attack.

Varsity girls' tennis crushes Albert Einstein

By Nobline Yoo | Oct. 2, 2017, 3:17 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazer girls' varsity tennis team (5-2) defeated the Einstein Titans (0-7), a Division-IV team, in a commanding fashion, sweeping the Titans 7-0.

Varsity girls' tennis falls to Walt Whitman

By Nobline Yoo | Sept. 24, 2017, 8:55 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair girls' varsity tennis team (4-2) struggled against the Whitman Vikings (4-2), a tough Division-I team, and won only one of the seven matches. The Blazers fought hard, but a lack of consistency helped the Vikings come away with a strong victory.

Blair gets four new portables

By Nobline Yoo | Aug. 9, 2017, 6:41 p.m.

For the 2017-2018 school year, Montgomery County Public School's (MCPS) Department of Facilities Management added four new portables and changed two computer labs into classrooms. The expansion occurred after school administration ran a simulation that revealed Blair had more students than space. Construction of the portables began in June 2017 and ended in July, several weeks ahead of schedule.

"Despicable Me 3": a tale of despicable villainy and loving family

By Nobline Yoo | July 17, 2017, 8:35 p.m. | In Movies »

Universal Pictures' "Despicable Me" is back with Gru (Steve Carell) and his wife, Lucy Wilde (Kristen Wiig), in another package deal with elements that both children and adults can enjoy. Central themes of familial trust and self-identity, along with childish humor, make "Despicable Me 3" a worthwhile watch.



Images (7)


Photo: Happy Mother's Day!

By Nobline Yoo | May 12, 2018, midnight

Happy Mother's Day

Photo: group

By Nobline Yoo | Jan. 26, 2018, midnight

On Dec. 13, Blair club Code Girls had the opportunity to get to know the brains that make Facebook the giant that it is.

Photo: facebook

By Nobline Yoo | Jan. 26, 2018, midnight

Upon entering the building that houses the Facebook office, we were dazzled by lines of shiny, glass windows all fitted into a neat array.

Photo: court

By Nobline Yoo | Dec. 1, 2017, midnight

On Nov. 17, Lisa Betts pleaded guilty at the Montgomery County Circuit Court. Her sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 17 of 2018.

Photo: mymcps

By Nobline Yoo | Oct. 26, 2017, midnight

Despite Montgomery County Public Schools' good intentions in replacing Edline with myMCPS Classroom, students had no say in the change.

Photo: Jill Ortman Fouse

By Nobline Yoo | Oct. 26, 2017, midnight

Jill Ortman-Fouse, at-large member on the Board of Education, thanks teachers for their cooperation in adapting to myMCPS Classroom.

Photo: Yoo, Nobline

By Nobline Yoo | Sept. 26, 2017, 10:25 p.m.