Montgomery Blair High School's Online Student Newspaper
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 12:25 pm

Victoria Sampson

Photo Staff

Galleries (12) Pirates of Penzance

Pictures (69)

Mabel (Julianna Ingram) smiles brightly as she makes a promise to Frederic (De'Andre Johnson) to stay faithful to him, forever and always.
Mabel (Julianna Ingram) and Frederic (De'Andre Johnson) happily go out on their first date, while Mabel's spying sisters lurk around the corner.
Frederic (De'Andre Johnson), ex-pirate, holds the Pirate King (Sam Newman) and sword point during the first encounter they've had since Frederic left the pirate life.
The pirates come to rob the Major General's estate and end up getting into a brawl with his 27 daughters.
The policemen for the town are introduced with a fast-paced song in which they sing about who they are, what they do, and how they will solve the pirate problem.
Frederic (De'Andre Johnson) falls to the floor in anguish as he realizes that the deal he made to leave the pirate crew is void until he has 21 birthdays. His birthday, however, is a Leap Day.
The pirate crew, led by the Pirate King (Sam Newman) sing about how wonderful they believe their pirate lifestyle to be; they wouldn't give it up for anything!
A variety of flowers begin popping around the DMV area as we get more into spring, including orchids.
Senior Vahana Ayikoe (@moosezami) participates in Spirit Week by dressing with the theme "Hip Hop" in mind.
A woman takes a picture of the kites in the sky as she wear a cherry blossom headbands that could be purchases by festival patrons.
During the annual Blossom Kite Festival, a kite worth $700 flies high in the sky near the Washington Monument.
As the parade continues, the Tamagawa University Dance and Taiko group arrive, quickly boosting the atmosphere with their energetic music and enthusiasm.
Showcasing colorful floats, celebrity entertainers, and performances from a variety of genres, the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade is one of the most popular DC events that happens this time of year.
With spring in full bloom, a plethora of cherry blossoms decorate the area surrounding the Tidal Basin.
The annual Blossom Kite Festival is an anticipated family event filled with competitions, demonstrations, and creatively made kites.
The fallen cherry blossoms make a beautiful trail across the Tidal Basin and to Jefferson Memorial.
Filled with joy, Tamagawa University's dancers lighten the mood with their energetic and passionate performance.
Maggie O'Neil, the 2018 official festival artist, stands atop the float she designed while decked out in various shades on pink and blue.
As we get further into the season, a variety of different flowers begin to bloom, making it feel a lot more like spring.
Blair offers a free SAT to all Juniors who are interested.
Varsity letters allow schools to recognize the accomplishments of their students and should be awarded to all those who compete on behalf of the school, academically or athletically
Students in the National Art Honors Society paint a variety of ceiling tiles for different teachers. (Pictured: Science ceiling tile for Mrs. Hart)
Blair celebrates National Counseling Week to acknowledge the counselors' dedication to helping their students.
Binick brings an enthusiastic and caring attitude to her job, and always prioritizes the needs of her students.
In the days leading up to Sankofa, writer Ms. Adamson, along with the rest of the cast, impersonated Michael Jackson during celebrity impersonations day.
Monteil will be attending Sewanee, University of the South. She highly encourages that seniors apply for this scholarship if they get the opportunity.
Price was paired with Lafayette college, which was ultimately the best fit for him although not his first choice.
Students who try to switch accounts will encounter an error that the webpage is blocked.
With the last of the college deadlines coming up, seniors wrap up their college process while juniors come to the career center and start thinking about theirs.
Mrs. Wall's room is a place art students often come to during lunch to finish up work and socialize.
Captain Madeleine Merrill works to keep the ball away from her opponent.
Rachel Dey (16) completes a penalty kick during the  second half of the game.
Students charge their phones during lunch, in the SAC.
The Silver Spring Library is one of the local places that students go to finish up their work for school.
Pictured: Kanani Jiang (12)
Mouse traps are placed around the edges of the media center, and where mice have been spotted.
 Math teacher Robin Lively redefines motivational methods by performing acrobatics for students​
Blair's defensive line pushes back against the Wheaton offense.
One of the Blair coaches gives the team a pep talk before sending them out on the field.
Mangers for the Blazers hand water bottles to the players after a timeout is called.
Gray explores the regions where she descended from on the 23andMe website.
Kids dress up as a variety of characters, a boy dressing up as his favorite Star Wars character, Darth Vader.
Signs are placed on the steps of a home in the Blair community, directing trick or treaters to places like Bethesda and Transylvania.
Deeya Gand (11) gets ready for a strong serve.
The girl's tennis team cheers for each member after they introduce themselves at the beginning of the match.
The girls tennis team cheers before going to play their sets.
Senior Captain Priscah Rodenhuis reaches to hit the ball at the beginning of the match.
Caitlin Lee reaches for the ball to stop it from hitting the court.
Blair POMS team lays on the turf as a transition between parts of their routine.
Junior Emma Morganstein and sophmore Annie Hicks help build some props for the fall play, The Three Musketeers.
Junior Ruby Tucker drops to the floor as part of Blair Cheer's routine.
Blair Cheer pumps the crowd up before the competition starts.
Staying energetic throughout their performance, captain Berkit cheers loudly.
The Blazer crowd cheers and shows their support at the 2017 Cheer Competition.
Blair's cheer team begins their routine in formation, junior Ruby Tucker standing up front.
Toward the end of their routine, the team forms a pyramid.
Senior Sofia Swamy stops to admire the flowers while at the U.S. Botanic Gardens.
Martinez puts together a pastel-themed outfit, complete with platformed white boots
Martinez models her outfit, including a maxi dress layered with a white long-sleeved shirt.
Nathalia Martinez models her original style.
Senior Emma Schillerstorm feeds a baby cow during a field trip to Rock Hill Orchard.
Junior Berkit Getachew shows her school spirit by dressing up for Tacky Tourist Tuesday.
Tuyet Gunter (12), Alexandra Montes (10), and Erika Navarette (12) perform a kickline during the Poms routine at the pep rally.
Sophomore Zori Charles dances at the pep rally as part of the African Club's performance.
Freshman cheerleader Betty Moose performances a backhand spring in Blair Cheer's routine at the pep rally.
Blair senior Rebecca John plays on a slide at Senior Unity Day.
Captain Christine Cho and freshman Catherine Lo say hello to the Titans before a match
Captain Gillian Lee jumps to hit a strong serve.