The Student News Site of Walt Whitman High School

Weekly news round-up: 10/22

By Matthew Farr

Last week was a yuge week for news in the U.S. and around the world. Here is a quick summary of some of the top stories: Battle for Mosul intensifie...  Read More »

October 22, 2016

Fire alarm sounds second time in week due to water pressure issue

By Julie Rosenstein

The fire alarm went off unexpectedly for the second time in one week Oct. 14 due to a drop in the sprinkler system’s water pressure, forcing students...  Read More »

October 21, 2016

Capitol Steps ‘mocks’ democracy at Whitman

By Anna Gray

“With the election in mind, one of the things I’ve found is that it’s harder to be funnier than Trump and Clinton are in real life,” actor Brian Ash said. “They say and do such ridiculous things. What’s funnier than what they already are?”

Read More »

October 18, 2016

View All »

October 19 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri

Field hockey The field hockey team (7–5) fell to the Gaithersburg Trojans 3–2 in their regular season finale. The squad was led offensively ...  Read More »

October 21, 2016

October 18 Sports Recap

By Kyle Layman, Ben Levin, and Sam Shiffman

Boys soccer The boys soccer team (12–2) outlasted the Northwest Jaguars in overtime 3–2 to end the regular season. The game was tied 2–2 a...  Read More »

October 21, 2016

October 17 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri

Field Hockey The field hockey team (7–4) demolished the Einstein Titans 8–0 Monday, as the Vikes offense dominated the entire game. Claire Hisle hea...  Read More »

October 19, 2016

View All »

Senior shines on Strathmore stage with composition ‘Of Radiance and Light’

By Sabrina Martin

Like many high school performers, senior Alistair Coleman has seen the view from the stage as a musician in talent shows and musicals. But unlike many...  Read More »

October 18, 2016

Math students construct cubic Menger sculpture

By Abbi Audas

Math students focus on finding the final solution, while artists brush along a blank canvas with an open-mind, creating their work as they go. As some Multi-variable...  Read More »

October 17, 2016

View All »

The MCPS rights and responsibilities packet is a waste

By Tiger Björnlund

Most students view the MCPS Rights and Responsibilities Guide simply as material for paper airplanes or spitballs. Unfortunately, they’re right: the...  Read More »

October 5, 2016

Non-citizen veterans should be protected from deportation

By Camille Caldera

There is a sign near the top of the U.S.-Mexican fence, written in shaky handwriting: “Deported Vet Kosovo 1999. I was deployed to defend the Constitution...  Read More »

October 4, 2016

View All »

Why we need to welcome wellness weekends

By Emma Sorkin

A few weeks ago, I was talking to my friend at swim practice. As I complained about the mountains of homework waiting for me at home, she nodded sympathetically....  Read More »

October 21, 2016

Why athletes shouldn’t endorse candidates

By Tiger Bjornlund

Last week, a major endorsement in the 2016 presidential campaign was announced with a chance to actually affect the outcome of the election—it wasn’t by a major newspaper, ...  Read More »

October 18, 2016

View All »

The Student News Site of Walt Whitman High School
The Student News Site of Walt Whitman High School