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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.

Robotics secures second place finish at host tournament

Robotics secures second place finish at host tournament

By Valerie Akinyoyenu and Maeve Trainor
March 20
Filed under Media, News, Videos

The Whitman robotics team placed second in their first district competition in the gymnasium March 10–12, positioning them to qualify for the district championship.

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Meyers becomes top scorer in Whitman basketball history

Meyers becomes top scorer in Whitman basketball history

By Carmen Molina
March 3
Filed under Media, Sports, Videos, Winter

In the second quarter of a Feb. 8 game against the Richard Montgomery Rockets, guard Abby Meyers took a shot—an unassuming two pointer—that would go down as one of the most memorable in Whitman basketball history.

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Inside look: ‘The Crucible’

Inside look: ‘The Crucible’

By Ava Chenok and Natalie Welber
February 22
Filed under Feature, Media, Videos

Lights flicker as girls with lanterns creep in from the shadows, swaying and dancing. Then, the devil emerges and leads them in an ancient ritual. Just an average day in the Whitman auditorium.

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MOCO leaders release statement to reassure safety for all immigrants, refugees

MOCO leaders release statement to reassure safety for all immigrants, refugees

By Lily Jacobson
February 21
Filed under Local, Media, National, News, Videos

County Executive Ike Leggett and nine other Montgomery County council members released a statement Jan. 30 to ensure community safety for all residents, following President Trump’s recent executive order.

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Students and teachers compare RQAs and exams

Students and teachers compare RQAs and exams

By Pearl Sun
February 15
Filed under Media, News, School, Showcase, Videos

The MCPS Board of Education replaced traditional two-hour semester exams with Required Quarterly Assessments (RQAs) beginning this school year, forcing students and teachers to adjust to the new tests and academic calendar.

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