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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.

SGA and SMOB results

By Surbhi Agrawal
April 29
Filed under News

SGA results: President: Zach Schloss Vice President Hannah Sherman Treasurer: Alex Luta Secretary: Sarah Backenstoe Robert Voetsch Student Member of the Board (SMOB) Richard Montgomery sophomore Alan Xie...

Baseball community night brings out many parents and staff

By Surbhi Agrawal
April 17
Filed under Sports

The baseball community night last week celebrated the new dugouts for the Whitman baseball team. Read More »...

Cappies review gives “Amadeus” loud applause

By Surbhi Agrawal
March 9
Filed under Feature

*By Devin Goodman of Wootton High School* The curtains open. Dark shapes in traditional 18th century clothing fill the stage. One of Mozart's pieces begins to echo off the walls of the theater. The figures dance as the stage bursts into spots of light and color. None of them can believe that Antonio Salieri (senior Noah Gavil)-an ol...

Perspective: experiencing Chile’s devastating earthquake firsthand

By Surbhi Agrawal
March 6
Filed under Blogs

*By Magdalena Carrasco-Roehrs ('08)* On Feb. 27 around 3:30 a.m., I woke up and felt my room shaking. I thought that it was just a tremor, but as it got worse, I realized it was an earthquake, and a very powerful one. Read More »...

Textbooks as dry as this headline

By Surbhi Agrawal
February 23
Filed under Blogs

*By Sarah Cutler* I spent a solid week reading nothing but my history textbook during exams. And of course, I’ve been reading it throughout the school year (or at least I've been assigned to read it…). The main thing I’ve learned, after the countless hours I’ve spent hunched over it, is that this textbook is the most boring textbook in the world. ...

Blizzard hits, two feet of snow everywhere

By Surbhi Agrawal
February 6
Filed under News

Check out blizzard photos from different Whitman neighborhoods! Read More »...

Experiencing one side of India

By Surbhi Agrawal
January 27
Filed under Blogs

*By Melanie Goldberg* I never understood the extent of the Bethesda bubble until I went to India.  The Bethesda bubble is a curious phenomenon in which, despite proximity to the nation's capital, the influence of mass media and an excellent educational system, many people in the Whitman area are ...

Photo of the Day

By Surbhi Agrawal
December 3
Filed under Feature

Whitman cheerleaders competed in the 2009 Montgomery County Division III Cheer Competition at Blair High School....

Season six “Entourage” disappoints loyal fans

By Surbhi Agrawal
October 29
Filed under Feature

*By Tim Freeman* After six seasons, HBO's hit television series "Entourage" has officially passed its prime. The focus of the show in the most recent season has shifted from glitzy Hollywood lifestyles to sobering, relationships. Read More »...

Driver’s Ed should be a MCPS class

By Surbhi Agrawal
September 15
Filed under Opinion

*By Alana Neuman* Paying hundreds of dollars for a state-required drivers’ education class can be difficult for many families. To ease this financial burden, drivers’ education should be incorporated into the public school curriculum as an elective option. Read More »...

Chatting with new teachers

By Surbhi Agrawal
September 15
Filed under Feature

*Sahil Ansari* Wondering who those new faces around the school are? The Black & White sits down with some of this year’s new teachers who share their deepest, darkest secrets with Whitman. Read More »...

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