Montgomery Blair High School

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 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 28 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Feb. 28. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCM’s February Small Business Network:  David and Mikel Blair talk with host Kelly Leonard about “Navigating Life as a Couple in Business” at today’s event. Learn more and get your ticket, here. 2. Black History Month: Ralph Buglass will explain […]

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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 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Feb. 8. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Tax-Free Week: Comptroller Peter Franchot will be at Nolan’s Apache Appliance in Aspen Hill at 11:15 a.m. to highlight Shop Maryland Energy weekend, when shoppers can get a break on the state’s 6 percent sales tax on qualifying Energy Star products. […]

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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 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 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Three Blair Magnet Students Named National Science Talent Finalists

Three Montgomery Blair High School seniors were named finalists in the 2019 Regeneron Science Talent Search. The Regeneron Science Talent Search competition is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition, founded and produced by the Society for Science & the Public, and sponsored by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. On January 9, 300 scholars were named, selected […]

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January 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Three MCPS Students Named as Finalists in Regeneron Science Talent Search

Three Montgomery Blair Students Named as Finalists in National Science Talent Search Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Society for Science & the Public today named 40 finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest science and math competition for high school seniors. Three Montgomery County Public Schools students are among the top 40 finalists announced […]

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January 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

‘Shutdown Social’ Provides Meals for Furloughed Feds at Blair HS

To Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker, federal employees are the ”collateral damage” in the battle between President Trump and Congress over a border wall between the United States and Mexico. With the furlough starting its 21st day, Hucker’s office organized the ”Shutdown Social” where the hundreds of furloughed feds gathered at the cafeteria at Montgomery […]

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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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