Tagged: COVID-19


MCPS requires vaccination for all staff and winter and spring athletes

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

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 Entertainment »

What has Hollywood been doing to work around the coronavirus?


Suffering with and for us: How Blair's staff is adapting to the pandemic

By Luke Sanelli | Oct. 25, 2020, 10:26 a.m. | In Features »

Blair students may be surprised to hear that Blair staff members are having the same feelings of loneliness and isolation as they are


Breathing Space

By Myles Feingold-Black | Oct. 22, 2020, 9:45 a.m. | In Opinions »

MCPS should allow in-person fall sports practices for the remainder of the first semester


Montgomery County terminates contract with COVID-19 testing lab

By Rina Haimson | Sept. 21, 2020, 8:56 a.m. | In Local »

The county stopped working with COVID-19 testing lab Advagenix due to questions of reliability


The evolution of face mask culture

By Katalina Li | Sept. 1, 2020, 9:41 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Masks have become an integral part of life in the U.S. - will it stay that way after COVID-19 is gone?


Maryland should go back to Phase 1

By Katalina Li | Aug. 24, 2020, 8:19 p.m.

With rising case numbers in the state and around the nation, the state needs to guarantee public safety and start reversing reopening efforts


MLB’s handling of key issues during the pandemic shows it needs to do better

By Nolan Wick | Aug. 10, 2020, 4 p.m. | In Professional »

MLB has had a tumultuous few months


MCPS to hold first semester entirely online

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay Lucie Peyrebrune | July 21, 2020, 11:45 p.m. | In News »

Students will be in schools in February 2021 at the earliest


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