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University of Maryland Dean of the College of Education Kimberly Griffin visits Blair

By Giorgia Toti, Tejusvi Vijay | Feb. 24, 2024, 12:37 p.m. | In News »

Dr. Kimberly Griffin visited Blair’s Black Student Union to share her work and experiences promoting diversity and equity in higher education programs.


Montgomery Blair teacher elected as MCEA president

By Caleb Elazar | Feb. 22, 2024, 9:23 p.m. | In News »

David Stein will serve as Montgomery County’s teachers union’s lead official for the next two years


WorkSource Montgomery visits Blair

By Sudhish Swain | Feb. 21, 2024, 1:32 p.m. | In News »

Non-profit Wheaton-based workforce development organization WorkSource Montgomery visits high schools across MCPS


Blair student selected as MCPS Student Member of the Board Finalist for the first time since 2005

By Mooti Chimdi | Feb. 14, 2024, 10:36 p.m. | In News »

Samantha Ross and Praneel Suvarna (Clarksburg) selected as SMOB Finalists


Blair cluster director hosts community meeting about principal selection

By Mooti Chimdi | Feb. 14, 2024, 2:15 p.m. | In News »

After principal Johnson’s retirement, Blair takes its first step


Construction for the Metro and Purple Line will lead to the closure of five Red Line train stops this summer

By Silvan Unger | Feb. 14, 2024, 1:53 p.m. | In News »

Metro has announced a new connection between the Purple Line project and its rails


The MCPS Board of Education appoints Dr. Monique Felder as MCPS’ new interim superintendent

By Silvan Unger | Feb. 8, 2024, 2:28 p.m. | In News »

After Mcnight’s resignation, MCPS looks to the future


MCPS to launch new bus tracking app

By Josey Merolli | Feb. 6, 2024, 1:55 p.m. | In News »

The app will allow students and families to track the location of school buses in real-time


Dr. Monifa McKnight announces resignation as superintendent of MCPS

By Sachin Parikh, Isabelle Yang | Feb. 2, 2024, 5:39 p.m. | In News »

Comes amidst reported mishandling of Biedelman harassment allegations


Blair principal Johnson announces retirement

By Sachin Parikh, Isabelle Yang | Jan. 30, 2024, 8:23 a.m. | In News »

After 33 years in MCPS, Johnson announces retirement


MCPS rolls out new mid-year regulations, allowing zeros to return to gradebooks

By Silvan Unger | Jan. 26, 2024, 3:13 p.m. | In News »

Incomplete or missing work can now receive below 50%


MCPS Board of Education calls for the resignation of current superintendent Dr. Monifa McKnight

By Sachin Parikh, Isabelle Yang | Jan. 22, 2024, 11:57 p.m. | In News »

Conflict comes amidst controversy over her handling of Biedelman harassment allegations


Project LIT hosts seasonal Free Book Fair

By Bethel Ameha | Dec. 20, 2023, 1:29 p.m. | In News »

Blair’s Project LIT hosts their third winter book fair


MCPS proposes new $3.3 billion budget for the fiscal year 2025

By Caleb Elazar, Giorgia Toti | Dec. 18, 2023, 1:28 p.m. | In News »

Superintendent Monifa McKnight proposed an increased budget despite MCPS losing millions in federal funding


Blair hosts electives fair in main gym

By Mooti Chimdi | Dec. 16, 2023, 1:17 p.m. | In News »

The first electives fair hosted in the main gym had something for everyone


Washington Post pop music critic Chris Richards visits Blair

By Lillian Paterson | Nov. 14, 2023, 6:29 p.m. | In News »

Richards presented to Hip-Hop History and Culture classes about his experience in music journalism


Blair hosts Onigiri-making event in Media Center

By Sudhish Swain | Nov. 12, 2023, 2:32 p.m. | In News »

Table for Two’s OnigiriAction campaign to fight world hunger


Individual behind bomb threats directed at Blair identified as 12-year-old

By Sachin Parikh, Isabelle Yang | Oct. 25, 2023, 2:36 p.m. | In News »

Additional bomb threats directed at Albert Einstein and Springbrook HS today


Blair evacuated after third bomb threat in two weeks

By Sachin Parikh, Isabelle Yang | Oct. 23, 2023, 11:10 a.m. | In News »

Third bomb threat in two weeks


Monday shelter-in-place at Blair after email threat

By Betty Seleshi, Silvan Unger | Oct. 16, 2023, 2:06 p.m. | In News »

Second bomb threat to Blair in four days


Blair evacuated due to bomb threat

By Sachin Parikh, Isabelle Yang | Oct. 13, 2023, 7:06 a.m. | In News »

Students reentered the building at 9:21 a.m. after police gave the all-clear


Immigration attorney Liana Montecinos visits Blair to share her story

By Tejusvi Vijay | Oct. 12, 2023, 1:41 p.m. | In News »

Liana Montecinos shares her inspiring story from growing up in a Honduran village to serving as an immigration attorney


MCPS cancels PSAT due to country-wide technical difficulties with Bluebook

By Silvan Unger | Oct. 11, 2023, 8:56 p.m. | In News »

Montgomery Blair and other schools across the nation canceled PSAT testing due to College Board technical malfunctions


Councilmember Stewart and Silver Spring Regional Services Office host youth block party

By Tejusvi Vijay | Sept. 24, 2023, 5:23 p.m. | In News »

“Buckets and Beats: The Silver Spring Block Party” event engaged community members through a variety of activities


Additional details emerge about Sept. antisemitic incident

By Sachin Parikh, Isabelle Yang | Sept. 23, 2023, 3:02 p.m. | In News »

Around eight students observed recording an antisemitic salute during lunch on the track in photo

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