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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.

Calculus students celebrate Pi Day at Burning Tree

Calculus students celebrate Pi Day at Burning Tree

By Pearl Sun

AP Calculus BC students visited Burning Tree Elementary school March 17 to teach fifth graders a lesson about pi and celebrate Pi Day. The original March 14 celebration was cancelled due to the snow day.

March 24

Increasing diversity in MCPS prompts petition to rename Churchill High School

Increasing diversity in MCPS prompts petition to rename Churchill High School

By Carmen Molina

Walt Whitman. Colonel Zadok Magruder. Albert Einstein. Walter Johnson. Richard Montgomery. Thomas S. Wootton. These men are namesakes of MCPS high schools—and they’re also all white.

March 24

Little-known national sports rule sidelines hijabi player, spotlights confusion

Little-known national sports rule sidelines hijabi player, spotlights confusion

By Camille Caldera

Members of the Watkins Mill girls basketball team were excited to play in a March 3 regional finals basketball game, the culmination of their season. During the game, coaches attempted to ensure that every girl had a chance to showcase her skills, and they all did—except for junior Je’Nan Hayes.

March 23

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Little-known national sports rule sidelines hijabi player, spotlights confusion

Little-known national sports rule sidelines hijabi player, spotlights confusion

By Camille Caldera

Members of the Watkins Mill girls basketball team were excited to play in a March 3 regional finals basketball game, the culmination of their season. During the game, coaches attempted to ensure that every girl had a chance to showcase her skills, and they all did—except for junior Je’Nan Hayes.

March 23

Rockville High School becomes national focus after alleged rape

Rockville High School becomes national focus after alleged rape

By Mary Dimitrov and Jennah Haque

Rockville High School garnered national attention from the White House and major news outlets after an alleged rape involving one female and two males, startling the Rockville...

March 22

Weekly news round-up: March 20

Weekly news round-up: March 20

By Matthew Farr

Last week had a large variety of news. Here are some of the top stories that we saw:

March 20

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