Ten Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) students were selected for full-tuition, four-year college scholarships from the Posse Foundation, a program which identifies public high school students with outstanding academic and leadership potential but have been overlooked by the traditional college selection process. Out of these ten MCPS students, three Blair seniors were selected: Marc Monteil, Darien Price and Samuel Teshome.
There are roughly 10 quintillion (10,000,000,000,000,000,000) bugs on the planet earth and 150 million square kilometers of dry land. That means that there's roughly 20,000 insects per square foot. While that might make some people's skin crawl, the students in Elizabeth Duval's ninth period entomology class are an exception to the rule.
On April 29, the 100th day of Donald Trump's presidency, over 200,000 people, including many students from Blair, took to the streets of DC and surrounded the White House as part of the People's Climate March.
The Blazer is one of the more cryptic mascots in MCPS. Einstein's Titan or Kennedy's Cavalier, just to name a few, are pretty simple to figure out, and even reuse the logos of other prominent sports teams like the Tennessee Titans and the Cleveland Cavaliers. At Blair, different students have different ideas of what the Blazer is. In fact, there are different Blazers all over Blair.
In basketball, and all sports, female athletes work just as hard as their male counterparts, and should therefore be given the same respect. Girls' sports teams should be referred to without the preceding "Lady."
As the clock wound down, a frustrated Blair varsity girls' basketball team had been worn down by a short-benched, but taller Kennedy team. The Blazers lost 40-31 in a long game marred by turnovers from both sides as the Cavaliers pulled away late in the third quarter to grab the win on Tuesday night.
The Montgomery Blair Blazers (1-0) used a huge offensive first quarter to obliterate the cross-Boulevard rival Northwood Gladiators (0-1) 48-3 in the Battle of the Boulevard on Friday.
Before the puck dropped on Blair's Nov. 7 opener against the Rockville Rams, there were many questions about whether Blazer Hockey would even be able to field a team. Due to an unusual influx of underclassmen (see Sasha Tidwell's Sept. 25 story detailing the problem here) the team was under threat from being registered as a multi high school (co-op) team.
Coming off a road loss earlier in the week, the Blazers (2-1) knew they couldn't underestimate the Wheaton Knights (1-2). While the Knights hung around for the first three quarters of the game, the Blazers were able to eventually pull away and win comfortably 59-42.
One of the best parts of the fall and winter is being able to enjoy a warm beverage when it's chilly outside. However, most of us are not seasoned chefs or baristas. With that in mind, here are some recipes for hot drinks that you can't mess up.
SCO wants to make your prom experience more enjoyable by lessening the aspects of prom you have to worry about. If you are interested in getting prom hairstyle ideas for prom, then keep reading.
The NFL is seemingly always in the sports news cycle, but one of the biggest days on its calendar is finally here. Here at SCO, we've created our (one and only) official mock draft for the 2014 NFL draft.
The Blair boys' varsity lacrosse team (8-5) scored early and often as they defeated the Kennedy Cavaliers (0-13) by a final score of 19-2.
On a beautiful afternoon, several parents were in the stands to support the Blair boys' lacrosse team (7-5) and especially its seniors as they soundly defeated the Wheaton Knights (0-10).
The the Blair varsity softball team (15-1) profited from good hitting and wild pitching to defeat the Walter Johnson Wildcats (4-11). After Walter Johnson scored a run in the top of the first inning, Blair rebounded by scoring 10 in route to a score of 17-4.
Here is my best attempt to clear up the very shady DeSean Jackson release, share the aftermath of Jackson's signing and offer my opinion on the whole controversial situation.
What an evening it was on Senior Night for Blair Varsity Baseball (9-3) as they blew out the Einstein Titans (4-6) 14-0 in a game that ended prematurely by mercy rule.
On May 15 of last year, Blair exited the playoffs with unfinished business after suffering a 7-4 defeat to the Clarksburg Coyotes. Yesterday afternoon was a different story, as Blair (11-0) pulled away early and defeated the Coyotes (5-2) by a score of 11-6.
Didn't know we had a National Women's Soccer League (NWSL)? No clue who the teams are? Unsure why you're reading this? Don't worry. SCO is here to help.
Slow moments were few and far between in the Blair girls' varsity lacrosse's (4-3) victory over the Northwood Gladiators (3-3) Tuesday.
The Blair boys' varsity volleyball team (3-2) lost a five set heartbreaker to the Cavaliers of John F. Kennedy (3-1), going down by the score of 25-21, 25-23, 23-25, 24-26 and 15-9.
A promising season has started out well for the Blair varsity baseball as they maintained their early undefeated record against Seneca Valley. Despite a slow start, the Blazers improved to 2-0 this week in its 5-3 win over the Seneca Valley Screaming Eagles (0-2).
The end of the quarter is fast approaching, especially with all of those snow days, leaving Blazers scrambling for last minute grade changes to slip in before the quarter deadline closes.
The boys' basketball team turned up the heat and demolished the Einstein Titans by a score of 70-35, on senior night. Once again, senior guards Trey Wainwright and Damar Bess led the charge with 12 points and 18 points respectively.
If you are a teenager who enjoys reading, Tumblr and/or Youtube, you have almost certainly heard of "The Fault in Our Stars," John Green's #1 New York Times Bestseller novel that was a major factor in propelling him to the status of Rock God within the ranks of young adult readers. This reputation is well-deserved: "The Fault in Our Stars" is excellent.
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