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October 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Blair Student Laid to Rest Friday

Montgomery Blair Principal Renay Johnson shared details about Moses Hailom’s funeral arrangements on social media Thursday evening. The funeral for Hailom, 18, takes place Friday at 10 a.m. at the International and Ethiopian Evangelical Church in Washington, D.C. View this post on Instagram A Celebration of Life for Moses Hailom, our Blazer A post shared […]

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October 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Blair Principal Announces Sudden Death of Student

A twelfth-grade student at Montgomery Blair High School died unexpectedly Monday. Renay Johnson, principal of Blair, tweeted a letter sent home to the school community on Tuesday evening. In the letter, Johnson confirmed the passing of 18-year-old Moses Hailom. “For those of you who knew Moses, we ask that you remember and celebrate his life. […]

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June 17, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Blair Student to Compete in Jeopardy! Teen Tournament

A 16-year-old Chevy Chase resident will get the chance to compete on one of the game show world’s biggest platforms this Wednesday. Sophia Weng, a junior at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, was selected to participate in the Jeopardy! Teen Tournament, where she has the opportunity to win $100,000. The tournament has already been taped, […]

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March 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Student Walkout Against Gun Violence: The Story on Social Media

MCM’s reporter Jordan Lindsay is covering the student walkout against gun violence. Check out her videos and photos on social media from the event below. If you have any photos or videos from today’s march feel free to email them to Deirdre Byrne at dbyrne@mymcmedia.org. You can also tag us in your pictures on Facebook, […]

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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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August 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Davidson Institute Awards Two Montgomery County Teens College Scholarships

Two Potomac Teens Named Davidson Fellows Two Potomac teens, David Wu and Garyk Brixi, are among 20 students recognized nationally as Davidson Fellows for 2018. The Davidson Institute for Talent Development annually awards students, 18 or younger, with $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 college scholarships. Students enter a completed project that has the potential to benefit […]

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November 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Signs Posted at Montgomery Blair Prompt Letter Home to Parents

Signs stating “it’s okay to be white” were posted on 10 external doors of Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, prompting a letter home to parents. Similar signs have been reported around the country. The signs were first seen at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday on 10 exterior doors by school staff, according to a letter […]

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September 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Assistant Chief Retiring With More than 30 Years with Montgomery County Police

Montgomery County Police Assistant Chief Betsy Davis completes her last tour of duty Friday, retiring after more than 30 years with Montgomery County police.  Davis joined the Montgomery County Police Department in 1985 as a member of academy session 15. “Betsy has served her community with compassion, humility, and integrity.  Her ten years as an […]

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March 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Bundle up and hold onto your hat! It’s going to be cold and breezy today. Cool and breezy today! Temps falling over the next few hours; the map shows the max temps expected after 8AM today. #dcwx #mdwx #vawx #wvwx pic.twitter.com/fa66aekmUM — […]

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October 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 14, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 14, in Montgomery County: 1.  School News: MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith has released his recommendations to address school boundaries, capacity and facility issues in the district.   2. Vote 2016: The Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) will be registering voters and signing up election judges from 2 p.m.- 6 […]

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