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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.

Teachers awarded for work beyond classroom at foundation event

Teachers awarded for work beyond classroom at foundation event

By Anna Gray and Natalie Welber
March 28, 2017
Filed under Local, Media, News, Videos

The Whitman Education Foundation hosted their third annual Dedication to Education Celebration honoring seven teachers who continually excelled outside the classroom in student-centered activities and had been teaching for 20 or more years.

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LLS Week recap

LLS Week recap

By Carmen Molina
March 26, 2017
Filed under Media, News, School, Videos

It’s no secret that Whitman is incredibly competitive; from academics, to extracurriculars, students strive to overachieve—and charity work is no exception.

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Robotics secures second place finish at host tournament

Robotics secures second place finish at host tournament

By Valerie Akinyoyenu and Maeve Trainor
March 20, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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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