Tagged: COVID-19


Blazers participate in walkout in protest of county's COVID-19 learning plan

By Maya Britto | Jan. 21, 2022, 7:43 p.m.

Frustrated Blair students gathered in the parking lot today to demonstrate their disapproval of MCPS management with regards to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases


16 MCPS schools scheduled to transition to virtual learning this Thursday

By Maya Britto | Jan. 18, 2022, 10:17 p.m. | In COVID-19 »

Due to mounting COVID-19 concerns, the county has decided to allow certain schools to shift to remote learning.


Most recent MCPS community update provides new information on county plans to combat COVID-19 spread

By Maya Britto | Jan. 9, 2022, 4:47 p.m. | In COVID-19 »

Earlier today, MCPS released a community update detailing plans to secure the safety of students and staff despite the recent spike in COVID-19 cases throughout the county.


Dec. 17 Blair basketball games canceled due to COVID-19 cases

By Sachin Parikh | Dec. 19, 2021, 10:52 a.m. | In COVID-19 »

Multiple cases in the boys varsity basketball program canceled Friday night's games vs. Walter Johnson


Title 42 expulsions need to come to an end immediately

By Maya Britto | Dec. 18, 2021, 10:55 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Under the pretext of health safety measures, the United States is endangering thousands of immigrants and refugees


Photo: Title 42 expulsions need to come to an end immediately

By Hannah Hekhuis | Dec. 18, 2021, 10:53 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

COVID-19 has restricted global travel. Photo: Hannah Hekhuis


Dec. 10 basketball games at Blair postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak at Paint Branch

By Sachin Parikh | Dec. 13, 2021, 8:20 p.m. | In News »

Multiple COVID-19 cases in the Paint Branch boys basketball program postponed JV and varsity games against Blair


MCPS requires vaccination for all staff and winter and spring athletes

By Kathereen Yang | Oct. 11, 2021, 10:12 p.m. | In COVID-19 »

MCPS staff and winter and spring student athletes must submit verification of full vaccination in the upcoming weeks


Photo: COVID vaccine

By | Oct. 11, 2021, 10:12 p.m.

Photo: MCPS issued COVID-19 vaccine mandate for staff and student athletes on Sept. 9 (courtesy of Creative Commons)


The COVID Vaccine - An Overview

By Trini Szell Gus Vanskike | June 15, 2021, 11:22 a.m.

Trini and Gus give an overview of the COVID vaccine and explain where you can sign up to get vaccinated!


A quick guide on getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

By Yuri Kim | April 19, 2021, 12:55 p.m. | In News Blog »

Good news, Blazers! After over a year in quarantine, most of us are finally eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. If you're a little confused about what you need to do now refer to this quick guide...


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


Blazer’s hopes for a new chapter in the United States

By Isabel Corvington | Feb. 25, 2021, 10:20 a.m. | In Features »

Blazers are hopeful for the new administration, and have different ideas for what the Biden administration should prioritize through their policies


Blair students demonstrate resilience

By Isabel Corvington | Feb. 19, 2021, 1:19 p.m. | In Features »

Blazers have made accomplishments in a variety of fields despite the COVID-19 pandemic


Searching For a Win

By Myles Feingold-Black | Feb. 12, 2021, 12:44 p.m. | In Features »

Blair Athletics, College Recruitment, and the Pandemic


MCPS set to return to in-person learning March 1

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay Lucie Peyrebrune | Feb. 9, 2021, 5:57 p.m. | In Local »

The Board of Education voted unanimously on Feb. 9 to start the phase-in to return to schools


The race behind the COVID-19 vaccine

By Medhanit Desta | Jan. 27, 2021, 7:01 p.m. | In News »

As a new deadly strain of the coronavirus breaks out, the U.S. rushes to distribute the vaccine in time


MCPS makes change to grading policy

By Rina Haimson | Jan. 24, 2021, 10:20 a.m.

MCPS announced that a missing work grade will change to a 50 percent


Should fans be allowed at professional sporting events?

By Nolan Wick | Jan. 15, 2021, 1:52 p.m. | In Professional »

Cheering on a team or player from the stands at a professional sporting event is an American pastime. However, the dangers of Covid-19 have prevented fans from doing that for most of 2020


How the Blair community feels about reopening schools

By Isabel Corvington | Jan. 13, 2021, 10:31 a.m. | In Features »

Blair students and parents’ opinions on the MCPS reopening plan, who should go back to school first and how online learning is affecting them


Online school needs to be improved

By Tharindi Jayatilake | Jan. 11, 2021, 4:22 p.m. | In Opinions »

What Blair students and teachers think about online school so far.


It Takes a Village

By Myles Feingold-Black | Jan. 8, 2021, 3:51 p.m. | In Features »

Food banks and caring individuals help to feed families during the pandemic.


The good, bad, and ugly of pandemic TV

By Shruti Chauhan | Dec. 6, 2020, 1:25 p.m. | In Entertainment »

After abrupt endings and a long hiatus, network shows are slowly returning with a spectrum of insights on this year’s whirlwind of events.


COVID-19 has affected students' ability to participate in team sports

By Myles Feingold-Black | Dec. 5, 2020, 10:31 a.m. | In Blair »

The recent spike in cases has made it more challenging for students to meet up with teammates


Video: Business Unusual - Movies During COVID-19

By Eli Minicozzi Emma Weinstein | Nov. 17, 2020, 7:03 p.m. | In Video »

What has Hollywood been doing to work around the coronavirus?


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