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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.

Feb. 13 Sports Recap

Girls basketball falls to Holy Child despite late comeback

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Graphic by Charlotte Alden.

Graphic by Charlotte Alden.

Graphic by Charlotte Alden.

By Sam Shiffman

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Girls basketball

The girls basketball team (18–3) fell to the Holy Child Tigers 47–42 as a furious comeback in the fourth quarter fell short.

Entering the game, the Tigers were ranked eleventh in the area and riding an 18 game winning streak.

The Vikes kept the game close in the first quarter but the Tigers went on a 19–5 run in the second, hitting five three-pointers in the second quarter. The squad’s offensive struggles continued early into the second half, only scoring two points in the third.

The Vikes went on a 14–0 run in the fourth quarter which cut the deficit five behind 10 fourth quarter points by Abby Meyers. However, the comeback fell short and the squad lost their third game of the season to a private school team.

The team’s next game is Friday against Paint Branch at 5:30 at home.

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