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MCPS releases new boundary study online tool

By Rina Haimson | Nov. 20, 2020, 2:55 p.m. | In Local »

MCPS moves closer to the completion of its boundary study


MCPS enrollment rates down after a quarter of 2020-2021 school year

By Luke Sanelli | Nov. 10, 2020, 4:23 p.m. | In Local »

In MCPS, more students are choosing to withdraw from its schools


Everything you need to know about iOS 14

By Tharindi Jayatilake | Oct. 25, 2020, 11:17 a.m. | In Technology »

With the new Apple update comes customization and more freedom for an iPhone layout


Video: The Good, The Bad, and The Home Defense Drone - Summer Tech Roundup

By Sujay Swain | Oct. 9, 2020, 9:44 a.m. | In Technology »

July, August, and September saw a blitz of new tech releases from major brands, and Sujay is here to break it all down.


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


MCPS slowly resumes SAT and ACT administration

By Shruti Chauhan | Oct. 7, 2020, 2:54 p.m. | In News »

Test centers implement extra protocols to adhere to social distancing guidelines


Montgomery County terminates contract with COVID-19 testing lab

By Rina Haimson | Sept. 21, 2020, 8:56 a.m. | In Local »

The county stopped working with COVID-19 testing lab Advagenix due to questions of reliability


MCPS to hold first semester entirely online

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay Lucie Peyrebrune | July 21, 2020, 11:45 p.m. | In News »

Students will be in schools in February 2021 at the earliest


MCPS publishes draft of reopening plans for the fall

By Myles Feingold-Black | July 15, 2020, 7:57 p.m. | In News »

Blazers support a mix of virtual and in-person learning for Blair's reopening.


Number of COVID-19 cases rise nationally over Fourth of July weekend

By Katalina Li | July 9, 2020, 3:38 p.m. | In Local »

Montgomery County residents stay home while celebrating and minimal increase in new cases within county


MCPS students raise sexual assault allegations on social media

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay Lucie Peyrebrune | June 26, 2020, 6:10 p.m. | In News »

Students from several schools in MCPS recently posted sexual harassment and assault allegations on social media


Blair cap and gown distribution held from May 26 to May 29

By Jasmine Ali | June 3, 2020, 11:34 a.m. | In Local »

How seniors collected their caps and gowns and returned materials that belong to the school


Online security is in question after Zoom incident

By Sophia Lucarelli | May 8, 2020, 7:15 p.m. | In News »

Einstein student displayed a gun during an online class session


Montgomery County opens first drive-thru COVID-19 testing site

By Joy Xu | April 28, 2020, 1:40 p.m. | In Local »

White Oak and other testing sites to test 100 patients a day


Smobcast: An exclusive interview with the two candidates for the upcoming Student Member of the Board election

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay | April 27, 2020, 11:47 a.m. | In News »

The two candidates for this year's election are Richard Montgomery junior Nick Asante and Magruder junior Vicky Kidder.


How schools provide to students during the coronavirus closure

By Mercedes Pierce | April 20, 2020, 1:46 p.m. | In News »

MCPS continues to provide support and education to the community through the COVID-19 pandemic


Northwestern HS counselor and basketball coach has died from the coronavirus

By Billy Scott | March 29, 2020, 3:20 p.m. | In News »

Northwestern HS counselor and basketball coach has died from the coronavirus


COVID-19 pushes AP testing online

By Shruti Chauhan | March 20, 2020, 6:43 p.m. | In News »

The College Board decided to administer online exams amid school closures


COVID-19 forces school work to come to a halt

By Joy Xu | March 18, 2020, 6:32 p.m. | In News »

With the recent school closing, all educational instruction has stopped


COVID-19 closure potentially disrupts end-of-year schedule

By Shifra Dayak | March 15, 2020, 5:16 p.m. | In News »

The future of senior activities is unknown right now


Schools remain closed until Apr. 24 as positive coronavirus cases increase in Maryland

By Sam Kulp Emmy Song | March 5, 2020, 9:15 p.m. | In News »

All Maryland public schools will be closed from Mar. 16 to Apr. 24


Blair alum and legendary basketball coach Morgan Wootten passes away at 88

By Billy Scott | Feb. 19, 2020, 1:12 a.m. | In News »

Wootten is just one of five high school basketball coaches in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame


County Council moves to repeal mandatory bike registration

By Shifra Dayak | Feb. 12, 2020, 7:56 a.m. | In News »

The proposed changes aim to prevent selective enforcement and increase equity


MCPS to expand pre-elementary learning centers

By Boaz Yoo | Jan. 28, 2020, 6:45 p.m. | In News »

The county hopes to increase early education spaces for residents in 2020


Magnet Foundation opens arms for end-of-semester teacher luncheon

By Vivian Li | Jan. 28, 2020, 6:37 p.m. | In News »

The luncheon coincided with the Lunar New Year, resulting in festive celebration

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