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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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February 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Weeks After Government Re-Opens, Federal Workers Attend Potluck at Blair

Two weeks since the federal government re-opened Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services organized a potluck dinner for those community members who were hurt by the shutdown. The event took place Friday night at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. Charles Bailey, division chief for the Fire and Rescue Services, said Lt. Irvin Smith, Capt. […]

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February 7, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Blair High School to Offer Hip-Hop History Class

A new hip-hop history and culture course will be introduced to students at Montgomery Blair High School in the fall of 2019. This class is reported to be the “first of its kind” at Montgomery Blair and was created by social studies teacher Kenneth Smith. In this new course, Smith hopes to teach students about […]

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January 31, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Pete Piringer Talks World Central Kitchen Event at Blair High School

A potluck will be held for workers who were affected by the government shutdown. Although the shutdown has ended, officials say there are lots of people who are still feeling the financial effects of it. Montgomery County Council Member Tom Hucker is hosting a community potluck & live music night to support federal employees and […]

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January 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen Heads to Blair High School

World Central Kitchen is heading to Blair High School on Friday, Feb. 8 to help government workers and contractors who were hurt by the federal government shutdown. The announcement was made before President Donald Trump announced that the government would be re-opened, at least until Feb 15. After the president’s announcement, Montgomery County Fire and […]

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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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