Montgomery Blair High School

May 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

26 Estudiantes de Montgomery Ganan $2,500 de la Corporación Nacional de Becas al Mérito

26 estudiantes de último año del condado de Montgomery han obtenido becas en la segunda ronda de premios de la Corporación Nacional de Becas al Mérito (NMSC). Los premiados fueron seleccionados entre más de 16,000 estudiantes en todo el país, y 47 premiados elegidos son de Maryland. Los premios brindan a los destinatarios un premio […]

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May 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

26 Montgomery County Students Earn $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

26 Montgomery County seniors have earned National Merit Scholarships in the second round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Awardees were selected from more than 16,000 students nationwide and were among 47 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. This group of […]

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April 26, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Nine MCPS Students Awarded Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

Nine Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) seniors from five high schools have been awarded corporate-sponsored scholarships in the first round of the annual National Merit Scholarships. These scholarships, which range from $1,000 to $10,000 per year, are financed by corporations, company foundations, and other business organizations. The scholarships may either be renewable for four years […]

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March 29, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Students Open Dialogue on Making Civic Education More Relatable, Equitable Nationwide

A new social media survey led by local teens aims to make civic education more relatable and equitable for youth nationwide. The #CivicsForUS social media campaign is spearheaded by the Youth As Civic Experts Network. It is designed to start a conversation among young people about how civic education experiences can be more relevant to […]

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March 24, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Caso de COVID-19 en Equipo de Fútbol Americano en Montgomery Blair HS

Un atleta de la escuela secundaria Montgomery Blair dio positivo de COVID-19. Por lo tanto, se canceló el juego amistoso del equipo juvenil mayor previsto para el 26 de marzo contra la escuela secundaria Gaithersburg. Sam Nosoff, entrenador principal de fútbol americano de Blair y profesor de educación física y salud, tuiteó que “Desafortunadamente, debido […]

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March 19, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Football is Back After Unanimous Vote by County Council

Football in full gear is back. Friday afternoon, members of the Montgomery County Council unanimously approved guidelines that let the already-shortened three-season high school season go on, although it is considered a “high-risk” sport. Players must wear masks, participate in contact tracing and observe social distancing as much as possible. But according to two football […]

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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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