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January 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 11, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Social: Federal workers, contractors and their families, and the community are invited to a dinner organized by Councilmember Tom Hucker tonight at Blair High School cafeteria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn more here and RSVP here. 2. Antonio Salazar Meeting: […]

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November 2, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Blair High School Graduate Goes Viral on Jeopardy

Not only did Erik Agard have a three day winning streak on jeopardy, he also went viral on YouTube, causing Alex Trebeck to quote a famous internet meme: “What is you doing baby?” Agard, a Montgomery Blair High School alumnus who graduated in 2011, appeared in four episodes of jeopardy in October. Ultimately, he won more […]

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April 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

County to Host Citizenship and Legal Immigration Resource Fair

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is expected to join Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer to answer question regarding legal immigration. Participants will have the chance to meet with legal immigration service providers in the county and mock citizenship interviews with representatives from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. The resource fair will be held […]

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April 3, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 3 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Tuesday, April 3 in Montgomery County: 1. Council is in Session: The Montgomery County Council is expected to review employee training and policies on preventing workplace harassment. Find the full agenda, here. 2. Community Solar Media Briefing: Councilmembers Tom Hucker and George Leventhal will brief the media on a drafted […]

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May 5, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Blair Blazers #SeniorNight2017 (PHOTOS)

There is lots of emotion in high schools at this time of year.  Adding to the emotion for some is the anxiousness of AP testing, approaching finals, proms, college searches and choices and finally the end of the year’s sports season.  So Thursday, I found myself at Montgomery Blair in Silver Spring on what would […]

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June 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Secretary of State John Kerry Meets with Science Bowl Winners at Blair High School (PHOTOS)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Chesapeake Bay Regional Champions of the Ocean Science Bowl and National Science Bowl winners on Wednesday at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. The event was hosted by the U.S. State Department  and Discovery Education to discuss ocean protection and environmental issues. According to a news release, Secretary Kerry […]

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April 21, 2015 | MoCo Student

MCPS Seniors Evaluate the College Admissions Process

Following graduation, many MCPS seniors consider attending college as their “next big step.” Prior to matriculation, however, the college admissions process is often considered a major challenge. From asking for recommendations to writing essays to sending SAT/ACT scores, college admissions is a lengthy, and also costly, process. Application fees for schools average around $40, and […]

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April 9, 2015 | MoCo Student

Reduce the Rivalry, Increase the Interaction

Montgomery County Public Schools prides itself on its diversity, boasting students from 157 different countries speaking 138 different languages. This diversity has the power to promote open-mindedness and creative thinking. However, while MCPS’ student body is 69 percent non-white, this diversity is unevenly distributed. For example, 71 percent of Walt Whitman High School students are […]

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January 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

photo of Tigit Tadesse

MCPS Student Receives Dream Award at MLK Day Celebration (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Tigit Tadesse was honored with the Children of the Dream Award at the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at the Strathmore. Related:

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November 7, 2014 | Krista Brick

Blair Earns Playoff Bid in Game Against Whitman (PHOTOS)

Montgomery Blair High School hasn’t made it into the playoffs in decades. Friday night, senior night at Whitman, they got their chance to do it beating Whitman High School 41-0. At the end of the first half, it was all Blair raking up points in every way possible- touchdowns, two-point conversions, field goals and a safety. Whitman’s […]

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