Montgomery Blair High School

February 25, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Hispana Gana Concurso de Diseño en Wheaton

A principios de esta semana una mujer hispana del área fue anunciada como la ganadora del cartel anual del Festival y Desfile de Artes de Wheaton. Mirian Fuentes-Romero, residente de Takoma Park y estudiante del Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), fue seleccionada como ganadora, y su diseño se utilizará para el festival de septiembre […]

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February 24, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Local College Student Wins Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival Poster Contest

A local college student was announced as the winner of the annual Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival poster earlier this week. Mirian Fuentes-Romero, a Takoma Park resident and student at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), was selected as the winner and her design will be used for the September festival that highlights the […]

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January 25, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Posse Foundation Awards 18 MCPS Students with Full-Tuition Scholarships

Eighteen Montgomery County Public School Students (MCPS) are recipients of full-tuition, four-year scholarships awarded by the Posse Foundation. The students were honored at a virtual ceremony on Jan. 13, according to an announcement from MCPS. The Posse program identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential that may have been overlooked by […]

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January 4, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

La Familia Raskin Lanza un Fondo Conmemorativo en Honor a su Hijo

En la víspera de Año Nuevo, el representante Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) y su esposa Sarah Bloom Raskin anunciaron la muerte de su hijo, Tommy, que tenía 25 años. Tommy Raskin era un estudiante de segundo año en la Facultad de Derecho de Harvard y se graduó de Amherst College en Massachusetts. Asistió a la […]

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January 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin Family Launches Memorial Fund in Son’s Honor

On New Year’s Eve, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) and his wife Sarah Bloom Raskin announced the death of their son, Tommy who was 25. Tommy Raskin was a second-year student at Harvard Law School and a graduate of Amherst College in Massachusetts. He attended Takoma Park Elementary School, Pine Crest Elementary, Eastern Middle School, […]

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December 14, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Blair Senior Wins Congressional App Challenge

A Montgomery Blair senior won U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin’s 2020 Congressional App Challenge. Kevin Xu, along with teammate Leon Si, a junior at Victoria Park Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Canada, created a free virtual whiteboard app that is designed to improve virtual learning for teachers and students. The teenagers designed Tabulo, which connects a mobile […]

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December 7, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Charity Created by Blair Student Distributes Hundreds of ‘Spicy’ Free Meals

Small Things Matter, a non-profit that was created by a Montgomery Blair High School student, provided 600 spicy Indian curry meals Monday to anyone stopping by the high school in Silver Spring. The Guru Gobind Singh Foundation in Rockville provided the meals. Lana Anderson, 16, is president of the student-led organization that provides Books for […]

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October 27, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

‘Wimpy Kid’ Author Hosts Drive-Thru Meet and Greet at Blair High School

Jeff Kinney, the author of the popular “Diary of Wimpy Kid” series, hosted a unique book release event in Silver Spring Monday night. Loyalty Bookstore and Montgomery Blair High School hosted Kinney as he promoted the release of his new book, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End”  which came out Tuesday. The author, born […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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October 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

157 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifinalists in the 2021 competition Wednesday, Sept. 9. 157 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are National Merit semifinalists. The semifinalists will now go on to compete nationally for scholarships that will be awarded in the spring. The schools with the most finalists are Montgomery Blair (39), Richard […]

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