Montgomery Blair High School

May 21, 2018 | Marisa Fried

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 29

Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, bestselling author Nora Roberts, and Kathryn Sullivan, who was the first woman to walk in space, are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2018 this year. Washington Post journalist Dana Milbank, Congressman Jamie Raskin, award-winning TV producer Andrew Och, and ESPN sportscaster Bram Weinstein will also […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 MCPS Students Win National Merit Scholarships

Recipients are judged to have the strongest record of accomplishments and greatest potential for success in college 21 students from Montgomery County Public Schools have been awarded National Merit Scholarships, according to a news release. Of the more than 15,000 students who applied, these students are among 48 high school seniors in the state of […]

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May 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Graduation Caps thrown in sky photo

Twenty-one MCPS Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

Twenty-one Montgomery County Public Schools students have earned  National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees were selected from more than 15,000 students nation wide and were among 48 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. On […]

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February 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Students Head to U.S. Capitol to Support Gun Control Legislation

Hundreds of Montgomery County Public School students gathered at Montgomery Blair High School to participate in a walkout to stand in solidarity against gun violence. Students traveled down Colesville Road to Silver Spring Metro Station to meet other students and community members to march at the U.S. Capitol to protest gun violence. #EdExpress No student […]

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December 5, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery Blair High School Student Wins $100 K in Scholarship Money

A student from Montgomery County Public Schools won a $100,000 scholarship after participating in the 2017 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology early Tuesday. Andrew Komo, a student at Montgomery Blair High School, won the scholarship after advancing to the national finals held at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Launched by the […]

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November 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Blair Student Is Selected as Winner of Montgomery County “Councilmember for a Day” Challenge

Moira Johnson, a student at Montgomery Blair Johnson, was selected by Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice as the winner of the 2018 “Councilmember for a Day” challenge. Rice is the chairman of the Council’s Education Committee. Johnson’s winning essay submission centered around her mother’s fight with breast cancer as well as the topic of mental […]

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November 8, 2017 | Daryl Schultz

Sherwood High School Advances in State Volleyball Playoffs With Win Over Blair (PHOTOS)

The night began with Blair High School scoring six unanswered points on their way to taking the first game of the best three out of five Maryland State volleyball playoff match.  As the match progressed Sherwood gained the upper hand in a seesaw struggle to even the games at one a piece.  The Warriors winning […]

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November 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

‘Will Not Let Hate-Based Signs Divide Us,’ MCPS Officials Say

As Montgomery Blair High School staff investigate the flyers found on 10 school doors stating “it’s okay to be white,” Montgomery County Public School officials said they will not allow the incident to divide the community. Security footage shows a person in a white hoodie posting a flyer on the exterior of a school door. […]

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November 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Signs Posted at Montgomery Blair Prompt Letter Home to Parents

Signs stating “it’s okay to be white” were posted on 10 external doors of Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, prompting a letter home to parents. Similar signs have been reported around the country. The signs were first seen at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday on 10 exterior doors by school staff, according to a letter […]

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October 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Substitute Teacher Charged with Sex Abuse of Student

A Montgomery County substitute teacher was charged Friday with sexual abuse after a 16-year-old Montgomery Blair High School student said she had a sexual relationship with him, a Montgomery County police statement said. Online court records for Cory Boatman, 27, of the 10900 block of Amherst Avenue, Wheaton, were unavailable. At the time of the […]

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