Students will be in schools in February 2021 at the earliest
Students from several schools in MCPS recently posted sexual harassment and assault allegations on social media
The U.S. must take a leaf out of other developed countries' books and switch to universal healthcare
From Zoom Seders to virtual masses, religious families and organizations are getting creative when it comes to worshipping from home
A pass/fail system unfairly rewards students for doing the bare minimum
Blair students participate in climate activism both in and out of school.
An inside look at how MCPS has changed over the past couple of decades
The gap in academic performance between White and Asian and minority students has not narrowed
On Wednesday, Dec. 4, the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education (BoE) announced the calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. The new calendar features some key differences from past years, most notably changes to the start and end dates, the length of spring break and professional days.
Silver Chips Online (SCO) surveyed Blazers about their favorite artists, genres and songs of 2019 and the decade, as well as how their taste in music has changed over the past ten years.
MCPS is the only county in the nation that acknowledges handball as a varsity corollary sport
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Blair students have lots to be grateful for this year
The story behind Blair girls' varsity soccer head coach Robert Gibb
On Wednesday, Oct. 30, the Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros 6-2 in Game 7 of the World Series in Houston to win their first MLB championship in franchise history.
Many Blair students are unaware of the people dealing with the school's technological issues
The Blazers won 5-0 to advance to the state bracket
The Blazers defeated the Panthers 8-0 to advance to the regional final
Starting in September 2020, students will have new options when taking the ACT and reporting their scores
On Thursday, Oct. 10, High School Nation hosted an outdoor arts advocacy assembly in the Blair stadium. Students had the opportunity to visit tents run by the event's various sponsors, such as Hollister, Takis and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
MCPS' new policy on substitute teacher requirements will benefit all parties involved.
The Blair Blazers (9-2) defeated the Sherwood Warriors (5-4) 3-0 on Monday, Oct. 7 in their second-to-last conference game of the season.
The Blazers out-possessed the Panthers to improve their record to 7-2
In July, Blair Japanese teacher Yoko Zoll and two graduates from the class of 2019 accompanied 49 other students from the United States and Canada, as well as two teachers from Canada, on an eight-day trip to Japan.
The Blair Blazers (5-2) defeated the Gaithersburg Trojans (1-1) 10-1 in a blowout on Sept. 20.
After a week of picks, all of our Sportsologists are doing well! Billy currently has the lead with 12 correct picks, but it's too early to determine a real frontrunner. Week 3 has some great games for us to predict including the hometown Ravens taking on the Kansas City Chiefs. We will see who comes out on top of this week's predictions. Wish us luck!
The Blair Blazers (4-1) dominated the field with a 2-1 victory over the Col. Zadok Magruder Colonels (0-4) on Sept. 13.
The Blair Blazers (3-1) beat the Northwest Jaguars (1-2) 2-1 in their first official home game of the season on Monday, Sept. 9.
Welcome to SCO's 2019 rendition of weekly NFL predictions. We've got a great lineup of sportsologists this year: Andrew, returning from last year, as well as Alex, Lucie, Sam and Billy. We missed week one, due to it being the first week of school, but we're ready for an exciting week two and a great rest of the season!
Gov. Larry Hogan addressed county legislators' concerns about funding for Maryland's education plan in his closing speech at the Maryland Association of Counties on Aug. 15.
The College Board's attempts to address testing inequity haven't been enough.
Complete with clichéd dialogue, poorly-developed characters and a predictable plot, "47 Meters Down: Uncaged" is exactly what one would expect from a shark movie.
On July 7, the United States defeated the Netherlands 2-0 in the final of the 2019 Women's World Cup. But the United States' second consecutive World Cup championship was won long before co-captain Megan Rapinoe's game-winning penalty kick in the 61st minute of the final.