Montgomery Blair High School

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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June 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery Blair’s Commencement at Xfinity Center (PHOTOS)

Montgomery Blair High School’s 2017 graduating class is one of the largest in Montgomery County and new this year, family and friends gathered in the Xfinity Center in College Park for its commencement ceremonies. In a letter addressed to parents, Blair High School Principal Renay Johnson, thanked the parents who worked on planning the graduation […]

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June 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Teen Hosts Forum to Promote Positive Police Interaction With Youth

Fostering a positive relationship between youth in the community and law enforcement officials is why Montgomery Blair High School student Alix Swann hosted a panel discussion Monday evening at the People’s Community Baptist Church in Silver Spring. “My goal of this event is for youth to step up and be the change of the world,” […]

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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MCPS Graduation Season Gets Started Friday

An Olympic Gold Medalist, an ESPN sportscaster and the chairman of the Special Olympics are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2017 this year. And several schools will be holding ceremonies at the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, saving families the trek into the District to see […]

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