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  • The Shakespeare Club's performance of "Julius Caesar" will be on April 29 and 30 at 7:00 p.m. in the WAUD. Admission is $5.

  • Festival of the Arts is April 26 and 27 from 6-9 p.m.

  • Come to A234 on April 26 during lunch for a presentation on immigration and refugee settlement. Pizza will be served.

  • The media center will be closed before and during school April 26 for SMOB voting.

  • See Ms. Safran in B311 if you're interested in becoming Whitman's liaison to the Montgomery County Regional SGA.

  • Whitman Idol is April 25 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Admission is $5.

  • Anyone interested in auditioning as a speaker at graduation should come to A212 on April 27 after school.

  • Tickets for prom are being sold starting April 24 at $45 per person.

  • The Science Club will be hosting interactive discussions and presentations on April 25. Come to Room C326 after school.

  • Dogs will be visiting Whitman on April 21. Stop by the small gym during both lunch periods.

Whitman mourns loss of lineman coach

Whitman mourns loss of lineman coach

By Andie Silverman

Beloved varsity football lineman coach Jamie Werner (‘07) passed away Feb. 9, leaving community members in mourning. He was 27.

April 20, 2017

Writing Center hosts instructional essay writing series

Writing Center hosts instructional essay writing series

By Valerie Akinyoyenu

The English department writing center hosted a series of weekly instructional workshops throughout third quarter, inviting students to bring their lunch and a friend while improving specific essay writing skills.

April 5, 2017

Weekly news round-up: April 2

Weekly news round-up: April 2

By Matthew Farr

This weekend was a little quieter on some levels than previous weeks. Nevertheless, here are some of the most important stories from the past week:

April 2, 2017

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April 26 Sports Recap

April 26 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman and Daniel Weber

Boys tennis The boys tennis team (6–1) fell to the Wootton Patriots Wednesday 5–2, losing their first game of the season. Both squads entered t...

April 29, 2017

April 25 Sports Recap

April 25 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri

Girls lacrosse The girls lacrosse team (7–1) thrashed the crosstown rival B-CC Barons 18–5 in a one-sided matchup. The Vikes stormed out of t...

April 27, 2017

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Ryan Adams a ‘Prisoner’ to latest release

Ryan Adams a ‘Prisoner’ to latest release

By Michael Gorman

From the first chords of “Do You Still Love Me,” Ryan Adams confirms that his latest album, “Prisoner,” is wrought with emotion, following his recent separation from actress Mandy Moore.

April 17, 2017

Kehlani brings sweet and sexy, lacks savage on ‘SweetSexySavage’

Kehlani brings sweet and sexy, lacks savage on ‘SweetSexySavage’

By Michael Gorman

Drawing comparisons to a young Rihanna, Kehlani has been making waves in the R&B world.

April 17, 2017

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Food tracking assignments cause students more harm than good

Food tracking assignments cause students more harm than good

By Camille Caldera

For some students in health, anatomy and science classes, eating a meal has become a taxing endeavor.

April 22, 2017

Google education: increase transparency

Google education: increase transparency

By Editorial Board

Each day, over 50 million students use Google’s G Suite for Education (GSFE), a set of educational tools including Classroom, Drive and Docs.

March 30, 2017

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Too powerful to ignore: the importance of learning to write poetry

Too powerful to ignore: the importance of learning to write poetry

By Camille Caldera

The first time I wrote a poem was during a free write in sixth grade. I was sitting in Ms. Goldman’s English class, under the windows, in the sun. I don’t remember the poem I wrote, but I do remember how powerful it made me feel.

April 3, 2017

Keep the beat going: song lyrics should remain in warm ups

Keep the beat going: song lyrics should remain in warm ups

By Aiden Lesley

For many people, music serves as an outlet, a way to tune out everyday distractions.

March 9, 2017

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