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Blair under lockdown after mistaken reports of gunshots across the street

By Sachin Parikh, Maya Britto | Jan. 24, 2023, 1:52 p.m. | In Local »

Incident involving fireworks at Woodmoor Shopping Center met with county police response

MCPS officials discuss recent influx in fatal youth opioid overdoses

By Maya Britto | Jan. 21, 2023, 2:20 p.m. | In Local »

Students unaware of fentanyl in counterfeit drugs are at risk of death as illicit opioid availability increases

Closed campus policy challenged by students

By Josey Merolli, Sophia Zeng | Jan. 19, 2023, 10:40 p.m. | In Local »

Principal Renay Johnson responds to the criticism

Blazer Jazz Combo performs at former Blair Assistant Principal Dr. Docca’s retirement ceremony

By Sudhish Swain | Dec. 9, 2022, 5:25 p.m. | In Local »

The select group of musicians from Blair’s Jazz Ensemble was invited to perform at the ceremony by MCPS

Freshman Class Officer Election Results Announced

By Srijani Chakraborty, Sudhish Swain | Nov. 30, 2022, 2:56 p.m. | In Local »

Freshmen Anuva Maloo and Mooti Chimdi were elected to represent the Class of 2026 earlier this month

Blair hosts second Kindness Corner of the year

By Srijani Chakraborty, Sudhish Swain | Nov. 18, 2022, 3:03 p.m. | In Local »

Blair’s “Friday Freebies” was a huge success, supplying students with coats, gloves, and other essential items for the winter season

MCPS antiracism audit reports inequities among students of color

By Alexander Liu, Maya Britto | Oct. 19, 2022, 1:05 p.m. | In Local »

The two-year study found students of color consistently reported lower satisfaction than their white peers.

The Voces Unidas Hispanic Festival ends the National Hispanic Heritage Month on a high note

By Alex Feingold-Black | Oct. 18, 2022, 10:18 p.m. | In Local »

A cultural celebration of hispanic countries through lively dances, songs, and parades

48 Blazers become National Merit semifinalists

By Kate Gray | Oct. 1, 2022, 10:23 p.m. | In Local »

Almost one third of MCPS semifinalists in the PSAT-based competition were Blair students.

American University reaches agreement with striking staff

By Gabe Prevots | Aug. 27, 2022, 2:23 p.m. | In Local »

Week-long strike comes to an end after staff union accepts labor deal

Blair on lockdown, police nearby after reports of a weapon on school property

By Maya Britto | June 16, 2022, 2:32 p.m. | In Local »

At 1:51 p.m., Montgomery Blair High School went into lockdown after a weapon sighting on school grounds was reported.

Blazers honor the victims of the Uvalde and Buffalo shootings

By Sophia Zeng | June 2, 2022, 1:07 p.m. | In Local »

The MBHS Latinx Leaders Association organized a vigil for those affected by the mass shootings

Arvin Kim elected as Student Member of the Board of Education

By Sachin Parikh | April 21, 2022, 1:03 p.m. | In Local »

Kim will succeed Hana O'Looney as the 45th SMOB

Maryland Board of Education changes graduation requirement for health education classes

By Gabe Prevots | April 7, 2022, 4:15 p.m. | In Local »

Beginning with Class of 2025, students must now take a full year of health

Tornado warning issued on March 31

By Sophia Zeng | April 1, 2022, 9:54 p.m. | In Local »

Two tornadoes passed through the DMV area yesterday evening

UPDATE: Maryland Senate passed a new congressional map on March 30

By Sophia Zeng | April 1, 2022, 5:24 p.m. | In Local »

The General Assembly passes alternate map after the former map was taken down for "extreme partisan gerrymandering"

Judge struck down Maryland's congressional map as unconstitutional

By Sophia Zeng | March 28, 2022, 9:46 p.m. | In Local »

The Maryland General Assembly will need to create a new map by March 30

Trucker convoy continues to loop the Capital Beltway

By Kathereen Yang | March 10, 2022, 7:11 p.m. | In Local »

Protestors demand that all COVID-19 mandates be lifted

Explosion and fire break out in Silver Spring apartments

By Kathereen Yang | March 3, 2022, 8:51 p.m. | In Local »

A cut gas pipe contributed to the fire but the source of ignition remains unknown

Metro SmarTrip cards purchased before 2012 must be replaced by March 1

By Kathereen Yang | Feb. 28, 2022, 9:35 p.m. | In Local »

The Metro has installed new faregates that do not work with older SmarTrip cards

Monifa McKnight selected as next superintendent of MCPS

By Maya Britto | Feb. 9, 2022, 2:20 p.m. | In Local »

Unanimous vote by the school board made McKnight MCPS’s first female superintendent.

17-year-old student charged with attempted murder in shooting at Magruder High School

By Sachin Parikh | Jan. 23, 2022, 4:15 p.m. | In Local »

Police say the student used a 'ghost gun' in the shooting that left a 15-year-old student in critical condition.

“Maryland, My Maryland” repealed as state song

By Gabe Prevots | Oct. 11, 2021, 10:16 p.m. | In Local »

Maryland legislature overwhelmingly voted to cast out the outdated and offensive poem

Off-duty police officer kills two in Takoma Park

By Andrew Gelman | April 10, 2021, 1:21 a.m. | In Local »

Suspect has been arrested and charged with murder

Blair varsity football scrimmage cancelled after a positive COVID-19 test

By Lucie Peyrebrune | March 24, 2021, 8:20 p.m. | In Local »

The test result is just one of many released by MCPS over the past weeks

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