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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.

Rockville High School becomes national focus after alleged rape

Rockville High School becomes national focus after alleged rape

By Mary Dimitrov and Jennah Haque
March 22
Filed under National, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

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 and greater MCPS community and calling into question Maryland’s sanctuary status for immigrants. The two suspected students,...

Weekly news round-up: March 20

Weekly news round-up: March 20

By Matthew Farr
March 20
Filed under National, News

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

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Weekly news round-up: March 12

Weekly news round-up: March 12

By Matthew Farr
March 12
Filed under National, News

This week there was a wide variety of interesting news from the US and around the world. Here are the top stories we saw from the past week:

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Weekly news round-up: March 5

Weekly news round-up: March 5

By Matthew Farr
March 5
Filed under National, News

So some news happened this past week. Here are the top stories:

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Weekly news round-up: Feb. 26

Weekly news round-up: Feb. 26

By Matthew Farr
February 26
Filed under National, News

This week was a draining one for news in the U.S. and around the world. Here are some of the top stories:

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Senior David Rekhtman 1 of 40 finalists in national science competition

Senior David Rekhtman 1 of 40 finalists in national science competition

By Allie Lerner
February 23
Filed under National, News, School

While it’s common for students to have internships, most students only get to shadow doctors or scientists. But, during his two-year internship in the National Cancer Institute at NIH, senior David Rekhtman completed a 16-page report on two ways to induce an immune response toward cancer cells.

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New supreme court nominee generates varying student responses

New supreme court nominee generates varying student responses

By Lily Jacobson
February 22
Filed under Local, National, News

Students had a wide range of reactions to President Trump’s recent nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court Jan. 31. His nomination marks the second straight Supreme Court nominee with significant connections to Montgomery County after President Obama’s nominee, Bethesda resident Merrick Garland.

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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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Weekly news round-up: Feb. 19

Weekly news round-up: Feb. 19

By Matthew Farr
February 19
Filed under National, News

This week saw a cacophony of domestic and foreign news. Here is a sampling of the top stories of the week:

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Weekly news round-up: Feb. 12

Weekly news round-up: Feb. 12

By Matthew Farr
February 12
Filed under National, News

This week saw a veritable avalanche of domestic and foreign news. Here is a sampling of the top stories of the week:

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Weekly news round-up: Feb. 6

Weekly news round-up: Feb. 6

By Matthew Farr
February 6
Filed under National, News

This week has been full of noteworthy news in the U.S. and around the world. Here are some of the top stories: Trump appoints Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court Vacancy This week’s top story was Donald Trump’s appointment of Neil Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver to fill Anton...

Weekly news round-up: Jan. 30

Weekly news round-up: Jan. 30

By Matthew Farr
January 30
Filed under National, News

Trump announces ban on immigration from seven countries, causes outcry

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