Tuesday, January 17
Today is an even day
  • 1/17 – 1/19 Auditions for the Spring Musical, The Wiz: sign-up for a tryout time outside rm 016; 2:30 PM5:00 PM
  • 1/19 PSAT Score Back Night; Auditorium; 6:00 PM7:00 PM
  • 1/19 Eleventh Grade Parent Meeting; Auditorium; 7:00 PM
  • 1/20 Presidential Inauguration: Schools and offices closed
  • 1/27 No school for students: Professional day
  • 1/31 Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar: for all 11th and 12th grade girls and their moms; information and opt-out form available here; 1:00 PM
  • 2/8 DCC Incoming 9th Grade Registration Info Mtg: for the families of current 8th graders; Auditorium; 7:00 PM
  • 2/10 – 2/11 Sankofa; Auditorium; 7:00 PM10:00 PM


  • Congratulations to Blair's nine Regeneron (formerly Intel) Science Talent Search Scholars; these nine (Sambuddha Chattopadhyay, Ethan Edgar Chen, Richard Chen, Rohan Dalvi, Dawson Do, Samuel Isaac Ehrenstein, Raymond Lei Guo, Garret Woods Kern, and Juliana Lu-Yang) are semifinalists in the competition, called the "Nobel Prize for High School Students," receive $2,000 each, and will be eligible to be one of 40 Finalists, announced mid-January; Blair is tied for the most semifinalist Scholars of any school in this year's STS contest
  • Information about radon tests conducted recently at Blair are now available in English and in Spanish
  • There will be five Education Budget Meetings around the county presented by Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith, and President of Montgomery College Dr. DeRionne Pollard, including one at Blair at 6:30 PM on 3/8; find out more here
  • Help Blair and the PTSA...painlessly! There are many ways to raise funds for Blair with little or no effort! For example, sign up your Giant/Safeway/Target/Amazon accounts and cards so they support Blair with every purchase! Please note that many of these links have to reactivated annually, so update your cards today!
  • Learn about the George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy, a Saturday morning tutoring/mentoring program; Registrations forms ( English and español ) and bus route information are now available
  • Parents/Guardians! To receive Connect Ed Emergency Messages and other important informational emails from Blair, we must have your email address on file; if you do not receive Connect Ed emails, please fill out this form and return it to the Main Office so we can contact you!
  • Testing help: Find resources to help with success in the SAT and/or ACT
  • Join the PTSA discussion group email listservs
  • 3 more news items here