The Academies at Montgomery Blair



51 University Boulevard East

Silver Spring, MD 20901-2451

Welcome to the Academies at

Montgomery Blair High School!

(301) 649-2880            @mbhsacademies

Welcome 9th Grade Academy!!!

The academies web page now features a section for our Freshmen Academy.  Important information can be found here to help all students graduate equipped with the skills to navigate their chosen paths successfully.


Help Fill “Empty Bowls” This
Thursday at Sherwood HS

Give back this Thanksgiving season, and get a great meal in the process!  Join students from Montgomery Blair and Sherwood High School’s art programs on THIS THURSDAY, November 19th, from 4-7pm in the Sherwood cafeteria for an evening of art, music, food, and charity.


Winter Instrumental Music Concerts Announced!

Time to get into the Holiday Spirit!  Join our many talented bands in December for evenings of great music and cheer.

Thursday, December 3rd - 7PM

Concert Band, Concert Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Orchestra

Thursday, December 10th - 6:30PM

Jazz Combo, Jazz Lab Band, Honors Jazz Band

Tickets are not required.  Both concerts will be held in the Blair auditorium and admission is FREE!


New Opportunities Posted!

New opportunities for all of the academies posted.  Be sure to check out the

new opportunities in your academy today!


Fall Capstone Showcase - A Huge Success!

On Monday, October 12th, almost 50 students presented their capstone projects during the Fall Capstone Showcase, held in the Media Center.  Students from all of the academies - Entrepreneurship (ENT), Human Services Professions (HSP), International Studies and Law (ISL), Media, Music, and the Arts (MMA), and Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) - shared their work with peers, faculty, administration, and parents.

The next Capstone Showcase will be held this spring.  Students hoping to present then should contact their academy lead teacher and visit the Capstone Project Information web page. 

Stay tuned for more details!


SSL Opportunities Available

Those seeking more Student Service Learning (SSL) opportunities should follow up with

Mrs. Hiscock, Blair’s SSL Coordinator, during 5th or 6th period in room 130. 

Every student must complete 75 hours of community service to graduate from a Maryland State Public School. The deadline for seniors to turn in service learning forms for this school year will be May 6, 2016. 

All seniors who have completed 260 or more community service hours by April 1, 2016 will be eligible for the Exceptional Service Award. This includes a Certificate of Meritorious Service from the Maryland State Department of Education and Montgomery County Public Schools, as well as a purple tassel to wear at graduation.  Click here for more information.


Take advantage of the opportunities and resources available

and make this the year you work to reach your full potential!

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The Academies at Montgomery Blair High School are committed to providing a nurturing environment in which students are:

· challenged to achieve the highest level of academic rigor,

· supported in their pursuit of academic and career goals,

· provided access to career pathways that meet their interests/needs and,

· equipped with the skills to be successful beyond high school.


K. Moose, K. Murley, L. Blaha, S. Jacobs Ivey, J. Haigh, M. Horne