Yuri Kim


Name: Yuri Kim
Position: Features and Blogs Editor
Graduation Year: 2021
Hey, I'm Yuri and I'm a junior :) When I'm not on SCO, I'm listening to music, overusing emojis, and/or working on another strange arts-and-crafts project.


Stories (28)


What we know about the TikTok and WeChat ban

By Yuri Kim | Oct. 8, 2020, 9:24 a.m. | In National »

While the government debates Chinese surveillance activity on the platforms, Chinese-Americans wonder what the ban will mean for their communication

The LGBTQ+ community gains school curriculum representation

By Yuri Kim | June 25, 2020, 1:32 p.m. | In Features »

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) becomes one of the first school systems in the nation to approve of an LGBTQ+ studies course for its high school students.

Getting over the quarantine blues

By Yuri Kim | May 18, 2020, 4:07 p.m. | In Blogs »

Activities that make being alone less lonely

A homemade alternative for preventing transmission

By Yuri Kim | April 29, 2020, 9:22 p.m. | In Features »

From reusing old materials to printing FDA approved designs, Blazers make face coverings for the COVID pandemic

School is still in session

By Yuri Kim | April 2, 2020, 9:31 p.m. | In Features »

Middle school teachers "strongly suggest" that students continue their work during the COVID-19 break

Social media activism can do more harm than good

By Yuri Kim | March 6, 2020, 12:04 a.m. | In Op/Ed »

While reposting information is an easy way to express support and awareness for global issues, let us consider its efficacy and credibility

Blair varsity girls’ basketball defeated by Whitman

By Yuri Kim | Feb. 27, 2020, 10:18 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers lose to the Vikings by a score of 50-45

Blair varsity girls’ basketball comes up short against Walter Johnson

By Shruti Chauhan Yuri Kim | Feb. 12, 2020, 7:47 a.m. | In Blair »

The Wildcats beat the Blazers by a score of 48-45

SCO Yummy: Lunar New Year specials

By Yuri Kim | Feb. 11, 2020, 5:31 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Step aside Ratatouille, dishes from the Lunar Year of the Rat are coming through

Boundary analysis meeting at Blair

By Yuri Kim Rajit Mukhopadhyay | Jan. 24, 2020, 9:11 a.m. | In News »

The Board of Education holds its fifth boundary analysis meeting in the SAC

New electives for next school year

By Yuri Kim | Jan. 24, 2020, 9:01 a.m. | In Features »

Information on the exciting classes available for students in the 2020-21 school year

Blair varsity girls’ basketball faces first home game loss against Paint Branch

By Shruti Chauhan Yuri Kim | Jan. 22, 2020, 7:40 a.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers fall to the Panthers by a score of 45-39

Blair varsity girls’ basketball starts 2020 strong with a win against Northwood

By Shruti Chauhan Yuri Kim | Jan. 5, 2020, 9:24 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair’s Varsity Girls’ Basketball team (4-0) defeated the Northwood Gladiators (1-3) 70-35 on Friday night.

Mission: Flying Bunnies

By Yuri Kim | Jan. 3, 2020, 12:33 a.m. | In Features »

Blair's robotics team holds annual Bunny Bots event to bring teams together in the Chesapeake area

Ride On Real Time finally displays real bus times

By Yuri Kim | Dec. 28, 2019, 2:04 p.m. | In Blogs »

A web-based version of the Ride On Real Time app has accurate bus arrival times and replaces its flawed mobile app counterpart

The deeper reason for this holiday season

By Yuri Kim | Dec. 27, 2019, 3:47 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

A list of volunteer opportunities to brighten up the winter holidays

Blair varsity girls’ basketball demolishes Magruder

By Shruti Chauhan Yuri Kim | Dec. 15, 2019, 9:44 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair's Varsity Girls' Basketball team (3-0) dominated the court with a 68-24 victory over the Magruder Colonels (0-3) on Friday night.

Blair varsity girls’ basketball defeats Wootton

By Shruti Chauhan Yuri Kim | Dec. 12, 2019, 11:28 p.m. | In Sports »

Blazers beat Patriots 61-51

@mbhs4 leads in representing Blazer voices and action

By Yuri Kim | Dec. 11, 2019, 1:51 p.m. | In Features »

Senior Jennifer Ren scans the hallways to take pictures of Jibbitz-clad Crocs during Spirit Week, scrolls through Twitter and Instagram to advertise the latest Chipotle club fundraiser, and opens up discussion for High School Nation's last minute switch-up.

A close look at the Blair Hall of Fame's 2019 inductees

By Yuri Kim Rajit Mukhopadhyay | Nov. 25, 2019, 2:18 p.m. | In Features »

The Alumni Association inducts eight new trailblazers and highlights their successful lives

Alumni Hall lives up to its name

By Yuri Kim Rajit Mukhopadhyay | Nov. 6, 2019, 6:25 p.m. | In News »

On Saturday, Nov. 2, the Blair Alumni Association hosted an 85/20 anniversary, 85 years of Blair and 20 years at the University Boulevard campus, to celebrate the history of Blair and induct new members into the Alumni Hall of Fame.

Montgomery County introduces the CROWN Act

By Yuri Kim | Nov. 2, 2019, 12:23 p.m. | In News »

On Sept. 24, Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando and Council President Nancy Navarro introduced Bill 30-19, also called Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (Montgomery County CROWN Act).

Students ride free on public buses with YouthCruiser SmarTrip card

By Yuri Kim | Oct. 15, 2019, 1:42 p.m. | In Local »

Under the Kids Ride Free program, students can ride for free on RideOn and metro buses

Cameras installed on all MCPS school buses

By Yuri Kim | Oct. 7, 2019, 9:41 p.m. | In Local »

An increasing number of bus law violations prompted this decision

Of mooncakes, lanterns and autumn festivals

By Yuri Kim | Sept. 28, 2019, 5:11 p.m. | In Features »

Asian-American Blazers celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival

One lunch, many benefits

By Yuri Kim | Sept. 20, 2019, 2 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Blair's new lunch schedule solves logistical and academic problems

A trendy solution to staying organized

By Yuri Kim | July 27, 2019, 4:23 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

How students can create a personalized and more productive planner by bullet journaling

The Lion (Rema)King

By Yuri Kim | July 22, 2019, 8:36 p.m. | In Movies »

Disney’s latest live-action movie depicts realistic animals for an unrealistic direction