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Arts Council poet teaches workshops for April poetry month

Arts Council poet teaches workshops for April poetry month

By Sydney Miller

Elizabeth Rees, Maryland State Arts Council Poet-in-Residence, visited freshman English classes and the creative writing class May 8-12 to teach students how to write, analyze and enjoy poetry.

May 17, 2017

Chromebook removal for testing creates access issues in the classroom

Chromebook removal for testing creates access issues in the classroom

By Zoe Kaufmann

Students won't have access to classroom Chromebook carts May 8-25 so that Whitman IT specialists can prepare and inventory them for upcoming PARCC and HSA testing.

May 16, 2017

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Gymnastics team places third at counties

Gymnastics team places third at counties

By Elyse Lowet

The gymnastics team took third place at the county championship May 9 with a score of 146.6 points, narrowly edging out the B-CC Barons by just over one point to make the podium.

May 24, 2017

Boys lacrosse falls to Churchill, ending the Vikes’ season

Boys lacrosse falls to Churchill, ending the Vikes’ season

By Ariana Faghani

The boys lacrosse team (13–4) fell to the Churchill Bulldogs (13–1) 10–3, eliminating the Vikes from the playoffs and ending their season.

May 18, 2017

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Going cashless: Sweetgreen swaps cash for credit

Going cashless: Sweetgreen swaps cash for credit

By Sabrina Martin

One student favorite for fast-casual dining in downtown Bethesda is Sweetgreen, offering a salad bar and a range of healthy choices. For many students, eating at Sweetgreen may become more difficult after the company’s decision last December to go cashless at all of its 64 locations in 2017.

May 17, 2017

Best Buddies hosts tie dye event

Best Buddies hosts tie dye event

By Ava Chenok

May 15, 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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Modern slavery must be acknowledged so it can be stopped

Modern slavery must be acknowledged so it can be stopped

By Sabrina Martin

While scrolling through my Facebook feed last month, I encountered several videos of a clean-shaven Ashton Kutcher seated before a row of politicians. Intrigued at seeing the actor in such a serious setting, I watched as Kutcher delivered an impassioned testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about combatting human trafficking with technology.

May 18, 2017

The College Board should offer more SAT Subject Test days

The College Board should offer more SAT Subject Test days

By Elisa McCartin

Between AP, the SAT, the ACT and a variety of SAT Subject tests, my junior year has been packed with an alphabet soup of standardized tests. While fitting all these tests has made my life difficult, including all these scores has become an important component of college applications.

May 8, 2017

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