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  • Whitman Idol is being held on April 25. Auditions are March 23 and 24 after school in the Music Hall.

  • The media center is looking for poetry submissions during April. Stop by the media center for more info.

One dead, one injured in mall garage collapse

By Rachel Lang
May 23
Filed under News

One construction worker was killed and another transported to Baltimore’s Shock Trauma Center in serious condition due to a partial garage collapse at Westfield Montgomery Mall May 23 at 1:45p.m. Read More »...

Administration should enforce smoking prohibition for staff

Administration should enforce smoking prohibition for staff

By Rachel Lang
April 26
Filed under Opinion

Staff members who smoke on the loading docks in the back of the building are generating controversy among their colleagues and students. Their cigarette breaks violate MCPS policy COH-EA, which prohibits the sale or use of tobacco on school grounds during the official school day. Read More »...

Boys lacrosse falls to rival Churchill in close 11-9 defeat

By Rachel Lang
April 15
Filed under News

The boys lacrosse team lost to the 5-1 Churchill Bulldogs in a tough 11-9 decision April 13, making its record 3-2. Read More »...

Boys lacrosse moves to 3-1 after defeating B-CC

By Rachel Lang
April 12
Filed under News

The boys lacrosse team beat the 2-1 Bethesda-Chevy Chase Barons, 7-4, April 11, improving its record to 3-1. Read More »...

Boys lacrosse crushes Magruder, 20-3

By Rachel Lang
March 22
Filed under News

The boys lacrosse team dominated the Magruder Colonels, 20-3, in its season opener Mar. 21. Read More »...

Taylor, Daryoush wrestle in state tournament

By Rachel Lang
March 7
Filed under News

Senior wrestlers Bradley Taylor and Josh Daryoush represented Whitman at the state tournament Mar. 3, placing second and third, respectively. Both wrestlers were regional champions, and Daryoush also boasted the county championship.  Read More »...

Freshman band emerges victorious at Battle of the Bands

Freshman band emerges victorious at Battle of the Bands

By Rachel Lang
February 16
Filed under Feature

Students exchanged machine guns for drumsticks and army fatigues for jeans and slogan tees during the second annual Battle of the Bands Feb. 15. Read More »...

Wrestling defeats Watkins Mill, 54-17

Wrestling defeats Watkins Mill, 54-17

By Rachel Lang
February 1
Filed under News

The wrestling team dominated the Watkins Mill Wolverines, 54-17, on its senior night, improving its record to 6-5. Read More »...

Wrestling slips in tri-meet, loses to Springbrook and Clarksburg

By Rachel Lang
January 24
Filed under News

The wrestling team fell to the Springbrook Blue Devils, 66-5, and the Clarksburg Coyotes, 40-37, during a tri-meet Jan. 23, lowering its record to 5-5. Read More »...

Featured Athlete: Boys basketball forward Andrew Castagnetti

By Rachel Lang
January 7
Filed under News

Boys basketball captain junior Andrew Castagnetti shoots and scores. And shoots and scores. And shoots and scores again. In the Vikes’ 64-55 win over top-ranked Churchill Jan. 3, Castagnetti led the team with a career-high 19 points. Read More »...

Wrestling loses grip on Damascus, lets lead slip in 43-25 loss

By Rachel Lang
January 5
Filed under News

The wrestling team lost to the Damascus Hornets, 43-25, Jan. 4, lowering its record to 5-3. Read More »...

Wrestling loses to Wootton, 40-30

By Rachel Lang
December 23
Filed under News

The wrestling team fell to the Wootton Patriots, 40-30, Dec. 22, dropping its record to 4-2. Read More »...

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