Tagged: students


MCPS Superintendent unveils plan for fiscal year 2021 operating budget

By Boaz Yoo | Dec. 28, 2019, 1:45 p.m. | In News »

On Dec. 18, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith hosted a community forum to present his latest recommendation for the 2021 fiscal year operating budget. The proposed $2.8 billion budget includes a $121,119,258 increase from last year's budget.


Blazers take fashion inspiration from the world around them

By Sophia Lucarelli | Nov. 20, 2019, 11:33 p.m. | In Lifestyle »

Blazers put dedication into their fall outfits


Snowy solutions

By Tiara Oldfield | Feb. 14, 2018, 6:48 p.m. | In Features »

While snow falls and students are sound asleep, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) administrators are up at 3 a.m., racing around and checking the weather forecasts. The seemingly small notification that pops up on the MCPS website before school starts has a big decision making process behind it, and even wider impacts on the community.


It takes a village

By Charles Lott | June 13, 2017, 7:44 p.m. | In Features »

Some Blair students have parents who check Edline religiously, help with homework and don't let their children leave the house unmonitored. Others opt for complete freedom, letting their children party and take care of their own business without oversight. Most high school parents fall somewhere between these two extremes, and it begs the question: how much parental involvement is just right?


If Blair were a school of 100 students...

By Adeola Vassall Charles Lott | Oct. 25, 2016, 8:45 p.m. | In Features »

Blair is always portrayed as one of the most diverse schools in Montgomery County, but what does that really mean? An easier way to look at the makeup of Blair's Blazers is on a scale of one school of one hundred students.


Avoiding the checkout

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen | Oct. 22, 2013, 11:41 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Opting to take the "L" on a homework could very well be worth it if the reward is an extra hour or two of sleep. I'm not recommending that you neglect work entirely, but when exhausted, sometimes it's better to just hit the sack.


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