Tagged: Renay Johnson


Blair student tased, restrained by police officer during school

By Rachel Auerbach | April 19, 2013, midnight | In Local »

A Montgomery County Police Officer tased a female Blair freshman in the courtyard outside the Student Activity Center (SAC) during fifth period Thursday, after the student allegedly assaulted the officer.


Blair student struck by car, in Intensive Care Unit at Suburban Hospital

By Brittany Cheng Langston Taylor | March 19, 2013, 6:31 p.m. | In Local »

Blair junior Van Le was struck by a moving car at 3:30 p.m. Monday while walking home from school, according to Principal Renay Johnson. Le was transported to Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md., where he is currently receiving treatment.


Blair vice principal retires

By Janvi Raichura | Feb. 21, 2013, 7:19 p.m. | In Local »

At the end of the first semester, Vice Principal Andrew Coleman announced his retirement, leaving Blair with a vacant vice principal position. Blair teacher William Currence has filled as interim vice principal for the remainder of the year.


Blair sophomore announces SMOB candidacy

By Stacy Mathew | Feb. 12, 2013, 7:05 p.m. | In Local »

Blair sophomore Christina McCann is officially in the running to become the next Student Member of the Board (SMOB). As a nominee, McCann is the first Blair student to have filed for the position since 2007 when then-junior Will Bucher was placed on the ballot.


Four Corners businesses help enforce closed-campus policy

By Brittany Cheng | Dec. 15, 2012, 2:33 p.m. | In Local »

On Nov. 28, the Montgomery Blair High School (MBHS) Security Team, in conjunction with MBHS Administration and local businesses in the Four Corners area, implemented the "We Support School Safety" campaign in order to enforce Blair's closed-campus policy.


Montgomery County Board of Education opposes state bill

By Aanchal Johri | Dec. 3, 2012, 8:36 p.m. | In Local »

On Nov. 13, the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education spoke against a bill that intends to expand the size of the board and alter the election process for district members of the board. A scheduled hearing by the Maryland General Assembly will take place next month.


Montgomery County initiates pedestrian safety campaign

By Saaraa Farooq | Nov. 18, 2012, 1:17 p.m. | In Local »

Last week, Montgomery County Ride On buses started to display ads featuring pictures of Blair students' eyes as part of a Montgomery County campaign targeted at high school students in the Four Corners area to improve pedestrian safety in areas with the highest densities of collisions.


Blair PTSA continues bench project

By Sarika Ramaswamy | Oct. 25, 2012, 8:11 p.m. | In Local »

This year, Blair Beautiful, a Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) committee dedicated to improving the school's landscape, aims to complete the Blair Bench Project, which places benches around the campus.


Students have new test option for College Readiness Day

By Melissa Arias | Oct. 8, 2012, 7:59 p.m. | In Local »

Blair juniors and sophomores will be able to choose between three exams to take in preparation for their future college admission tests: the PSAT, the ACT and the newly-offered Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB).


Beefing on the Boulevard

By Mimi Verdonk | Sept. 26, 2012, 6:32 p.m. | In Connections Blog »

In the world of high school athletics, Blair and Northwood have a rivalry not unlike the Redskins-Cowboys.


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