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Montgomery County Police Officer dies from self-inflicted injury

By Billy Scott | Oct. 18, 2019, 1:27 p.m.

On Oct. 14 at around 8:49 a.m., Montgomery County Police Officer Thomas J. Bomba died from a self-inflicted wound in the parking garage at the corner of Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive in Downtown Silver Spring.


High School Nation hosts arts advocacy assembly at Blair

By Lucie Peyrebrune | Oct. 17, 2019, 6:15 p.m.

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).


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


Blair celebrates its 36 National Merit semi-finalists

By Boaz Yoo | Oct. 15, 2019, 1:24 p.m.

On Sept. 13, Blair celebrated its 36 National Merit semi-finalists with a reception in the Career Center.


Silento no longer headlining High School Nation event

By Shifra Dayak | Oct. 10, 2019, 11:35 a.m. | In Local »

The singer announced in his Instagram comments that he was not actually scheduled to perform at Blair


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Cameras installed on all MCPS school buses

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

An increasing number of bus law violations prompted this decision


Blair's 20th anniversary renovations reach a conclusion

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay | Sept. 13, 2019, 10:40 p.m.

The school building underwent planned changes this summer


Concerns arise over funding the Kirwan Commission's recommendations

By Lucie Peyrebrune | Aug. 31, 2019, 10:15 a.m.

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 DMV bakes in recent heat wave

By Joy Xu | July 26, 2019, 9:30 p.m.

Temperatures in the area hit record highs as a heat wave swept the East Coast.


Blair adds four new portables

By Boaz Yoo | July 8, 2019, 10:35 p.m.

In 2017, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) added four portables to Blair. Due to the school's increasing student population in the 2019-20 school year, the MCPS Department of Facilities Management is introducing more portables adjacent to the current portables.