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  • Human Rights Day is December 10th. Step forward and defend the rights of others.

  • Please clean up all your trash and clean any spills after eating lunch.

  • Check out the SSL board in the CIC for new SSL opportunities. You can also check Whitnet for more activities.

  • Black Student Union winter clothing collection outside the main office.

  • Candy cane grams for sale during both lunches. Delivery is on December 21st during Periods 5 and 6.

  • International Club meeting this Friday to decide International Night group leaders

ArtSpeak! to bring Tony Award-winning composer to Whitman

ArtSpeak! to bring Tony Award-winning composer to Whitman

By Anna Gray

Tony Award winning composer Jason Robert Brown has performed on numerous stages worldwide, but will soon grace one he has never been on: the Whitman auditorium. ...  Read More »

Dec 7

Weekly news round-up: 12/3

Weekly news round-up: 12/3

By Matthew Farr

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Dec 4

Students react to new quarter assessments

Students react to new quarter assessments

By Carmen Molina

After the county’s trial run of Required Quarterly Assessments (RQAs) last quarter, Whitman students have mixed opinions regarding the test's scheduling...  Read More »

Dec 1

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December 7: Wrestling outmatched 42–32 in defeat to Rockville

By Daniel Weber

Wrestling The wrestling team (0–1) opened their season with a 42–32 loss in a competitive match with the Rockville Rams on Wednesday. 126 lb Clar...  Read More »

Dec 9

December 6: Boys basketball holds off Landon 55–45 after first quarter surge

By Ben Levin

Boys basketball The boys basketball team (1–0) started the season off with a 55–45 win over the Landon Bears on Tuesday night. The Vikings gained a...  Read More »

Dec 7

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Artist Spotlight: Oliver Panlibuton

Artist Spotlight: Oliver Panlibuton

By Aiden Lesley

Many students struggle with stress and consequently need an outlet to relieve their anxiety. Some play a sport or listen to music, but senior Oliver Pan...  Read More »

Dec 9

Paint the Town project making Bethesda more beautiful

Paint the Town project making Bethesda more beautiful

By Aiden Lesley

Driving through downtown Bethesda, there are the typical sights of storefronts, restaurants and shoppers. Now something new stands out amid this famili...  Read More »

Dec 8

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MCPS: adopt teacher union’s start time plan

MCPS: adopt teacher union’s start time plan

By Tiger Bjornlund

Nearly half of all adolescents in the U.S. get inadequate sleep, according to a survey by the National Sleep Foundation. Two factors contribute to this ...  Read More »

Dec 2

It’s time to immerse more students into language classes

It’s time to immerse more students into language classes

By Tiger Bjornlund

More than 27,000 MCPS students take a foreign language in high school; however, only about 1,500 reach the AP level in languages and become fluent wit...  Read More »

Nov 16

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Pro-Con: Is Donald Trump’s presidency the end of the world?

Pro-Con: Is Donald Trump’s presidency the end of the world?

By Camille Caldera and Elisa McCartin

Dec 5

The no fun league

The no fun league

By Sam Shiffman

After Giants safety Landon Collins returned an interception for a touchdown nearly 50 yards to tie a close game against the Los Angeles Rams Oct. 23, m...  Read More »

Dec 2

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The Student News Site of Walt Whitman High School
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