With quail hunting's recent dramatic drop in popularity, the Chips Technical Staff has lost its favorite hobby. But we're not going to let that stop us from taking wild shots at your questions. For this Ask Chips we bring together Senior Technical Staff Eric Hysen and recent tech initiate Dan Green, as they work with various Blair faculty members and other Chips staffers to tackle though questions.
Two of five potential candidates will be chosen as final nominees for the 29th Student Member of the Board (SMOB) at the Nominating Convention at Northwest High School on March 2.
Resource Counselor Marcia Johnson announced Blair's Advanced Placement (AP) test results at the Instructional Leadership Team meeting on Monday, July 11. In May 2005, 660 Blazers took 1617 AP exams and received 674 fives, 482 fours, 284 threes, 122 twos and 55 ones.
Dr. Andrew Coleman, a former Assistant Principal and Principal at various secondary schools in Montgomery County, Ohio and Georgia, has replaced Linda Wolf as one of Blair's five grade-level administrators. He will work with James Short to oversee the incoming class of 2009.
Marcia Johnson replaced the now retired Karen Hunt as Director of School Counseling Services on July 5. Johnson, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, was selected by a panel of administrators, counselors, parents and students and now oversees the counseling department's course registration and student guidance services.
Senior Sebastian Johnson was installed as the 28th Montgomery County Student Member on the Board of Education (SMOB) last night, July 5, at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. He was elected on April 27 over John F. Kennedy High School senior Nadia Sicard, receiving 78.54% of all votes cast.
"Archer Maclean's Mercury" is innovative, but cannot compare to the PlayStation Portable's first puzzler, Ubi Soft's "Lumines." Had "Lumines" not been released, "Mercury" would be one of the best puzzle games in recent years, but it simply cannot reach the high standards "Lumines" set for the genre.
Sophomores Elissa Fischel, left, and Molly Martinez collect money for Hurricane Katrina relief.
Fans watch the Silver Spring - Takoma Thunderbolts' July 24 game against the Bethesda Big Train at Blair.
A pitcher for the Silver Spring - Takoma Thunderbolts throws a pitch during their July 24 game against the Bethesda Big Train at Blair.
Blazer Stadium during the Silver Spring - Takoma Thunderbolts' July 24 game against the Bethesda Big Train.
The Silver Spring - Takoma Thunderbolts face off against the Bethesda Big Train at Blazer Stadium on July 24, 2005. Click on the photo for a gallery of pictures from the game.
Two Nats runs in an April 17 game.
Inside RFK Stadium before the Nationals' April 17th game against the Diamondbacks.
First baseman Nick Johnson hits a game-winning triple in the seventh inning during the Nationals' April 17th game with the Diamondbacks.
Fans begin to enter RFK Stadium for the Nationals' April 17th game with the Diamondbacks.
Nationals mascot Screech the Eagle "hatches" before the April 17th game.
Nationals third baseman Vinny Castilla awaits a pitch during their win over the Diamondbacks. Click above to see a gallery of pictures from the game.
The Nationals run onto the field before their April 17th win over the Diamondbacks.
Two Nationals round third to score after Nick Johnson's seventh-inning triple during the April 17th game against the Diamondbacks.
Silver Chips Online's very own American Idol judges. From left to right - Randy (Danny Scheer), Paula (Mike Bushnell) and Simon (Joanna Pinto-Coelho).
The 2004-2005 staff of Silver Chips Online poses, making a traditional "O" sign.