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Humans of Blair: The Importance of Not Caring

By Mollie Block | March 10, 2022, 1:15 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Sophomore Sarah Blum shares her most important piece of advice.


Humans of Blair: A Mother's Love is Unmatched

By Mollie Block | March 8, 2022, 1:28 p.m. | In Humans of Blair »

Ms. Warner opens up about the most influential person in her life.


BLISS-ful tutoring

By Isabelle Yang | March 7, 2022, 10:57 a.m. | In Features »

The hidden heroes in the midst of the classroom


Shortage of bus drivers causes major problems in MCPS

By Josey Merolli | March 2, 2022, 7:23 a.m. | In Features »

Missed stops, crowded vehicles, and confusing schedules are all a product of the shortage


The Colesville Collective: Jazzing Up the DCC

By Gabe Prevots | Feb. 28, 2022, 1:12 p.m. | In Features »

The local music group brings together student musicians from around the area


Unstoppable on the ice: Blair's ice hockey team

By Isabelle Yang | Feb. 24, 2022, 1:26 p.m. | In Features »

All about Blair’s ice hockey team


Students band together for county-wide walkouts

By Samuale Asefa | Feb. 23, 2022, 7:16 p.m. | In Features »

Students, teachers, and parents are unsatisfied with the decision to keep proximate learning


Positive test? Here's how to handle it best

By Celine Wu | Feb. 22, 2022, 2:20 p.m. | In Features »

A guide on what to do after testing positive.


"It's overkill" - MCPS clearly oversteps in its website ban policy

By Sachin Parikh | Feb. 7, 2022, 1:18 p.m. | In Features »

It's more than just Cool Math Games - MCPS' increasingly restrictive firewall has created an equity issue and made it harder to learn


The busy lives of Blazers

By Kathereen Yang | Jan. 19, 2022, 10:23 p.m. | In Features »

A look into how Blair students balance jobs, extracurriculars and school with other aspects of life after returning from online school


Anxiety in teens after quarantine

By Samuale Asefa | Dec. 14, 2021, 4:10 p.m. | In Features »

Anxiety is rampant in teens transitioning out of quarantine


New AP Language course helps start critical conversations in the classroom

By Maya Britto | Dec. 13, 2021, 10:17 p.m. | In Features »

Blair teacher Donna Whitney’s new AP Language and Composition course challenges the status quo and sparks meaningful discussions


Resource at Blair: A bit of everything

By Kathereen Yang | Dec. 11, 2021, 8:50 p.m. | In Features »

How Blair's Resource class help students with a variety of personal goals beyond just academics


Financial Literacy Club: a club Blazers won't regret investing in

By Joy Song | Dec. 2, 2021, 2:12 p.m. | In Features »

A club that teaches Blazers life skills useful wherever they go.


The push for a more diverse Math Team

By Josey Merolli | Dec. 1, 2021, 8:42 p.m. | In Features »

Blair’s Math Team is attempting to reach out to more non-Magnet students to increase the diversity of the club.


The Challenges and Creativity Behind A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Blair

By Gabe Prevots | Nov. 19, 2021, 5:40 p.m. | In Features »

Despite setbacks, the cast and crew persevered to create a “dream of a show”


School doors rules: no pain, no gain

By Joy Song | Nov. 18, 2021, 6:59 p.m. | In Features »

Feature story about school doors rules


College Applications 101: The year of 2021

By Isabelle Yang | Nov. 18, 2021, 5:04 p.m. | In Features »

An exploration into the nuances of college applications for the class of '22


Extra cleaning with no reward

By Celine Wu | Nov. 12, 2021, 1:13 p.m. | In Features »

A day in the life of a building service worker


Behind the scenes of free school meals

By Isabelle Yang | Nov. 11, 2021, 11:45 p.m. | In Features »

With three free meals a day, there are more meals to be served and more work for cafeteria staff


Teachers’ reactions to Nov. 8 lockdown due to stabbing

By Sophia Zeng | Nov. 10, 2021, 1:13 p.m. | In Features »

How did teachers respond to the emergency situation?


How will COVID affect live school performances?

By Samuale Asefa | Nov. 8, 2021, 5:51 p.m. | In Features »

MCPS has put new restrictions on performances in place to ensure pandemic safety


Blair Lunch: something for everyone

By Joy Song | Oct. 20, 2021, 1:24 p.m. | In Features »

From Fine Arts Fridays to 50+ student clubs, the activities are as diverse as Blair itself.


Pop into the Blair Album Club

By Josey Merolli | Oct. 20, 2021, 1:22 p.m. | In Features »

Blair's new club for music fans won't fall flat


Having trouble sleeping? A Blair psychology teacher and student weigh in

By Sachin Parikh | Oct. 18, 2021, 1:56 p.m. | In Features »

With so many outside commitments, high schoolers are finding it difficult to get a healthy amount of shut-eye

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