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  • 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 on 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.

Capitol Steps ‘mocks’ democracy at Whitman

Capitol Steps ‘mocks’ democracy at Whitman

By Anna Gray
October 18, 2016
Filed under News, School

“With the election in mind, one of the things I’ve found is that it’s harder to be funnier than Trump and Clinton are in real life,” actor Brian Ash said. “They say and do such ridiculous things. What’s funnier than what they already are?”

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Power outage disrupts morning classes

Power outage disrupts morning classes

By Lily Friedman
October 16, 2016
Filed under News, School

Whitman’s power was out from approximately 8-9 a.m. after a car crashed into a power pole at River Road and Whittier Boulevard. Lights, computer systems and bathrooms all didn’t function, but a generator supplied power for limited light in hallways, the PA system and the fire alarm. Read More &r...

Unexpected fire alarm goes off during lunch, concerns students

Unexpected fire alarm goes off during lunch, concerns students

By Julie Rosenstein
October 12, 2016
Filed under News, School, Uncategorized

The fire alarm went off unexpectedly during sixth period Oct. 10 due to water pressure abnormalities, forcing students and staff to exit the building. A fire truck and ambulance arrived on the scene shortly thereafter; they determined that the alarm was triggered by a drop in water pressure and that...

Many changes to be implemented at Homecoming Dance

Many changes to be implemented at Homecoming Dance

By Julie Rosenstein
October 8, 2016
Filed under News, School

When students think about their past homecoming experiences, they might remember getting ready with friends, taking pictures and going to after parties rather than the dance itself. Hoping to change that, the SGA made many changes for the dance this year, including the addition of a homecoming ask c...

Cell phone policies update: what’s new

Cell phone policies update: what’s new

By Pearl Sun
October 5, 2016
Filed under News, School

MCPS implemented new cell phone policies this year in an attempt to limit the amount of time students spend on virtual distractions that could divert them from focusing in class. Read More »...

10 students named National Merit semifinalists

10 students named National Merit semifinalists

By Valerie Akinyoyenu
September 28, 2016
Filed under News, School

The National Merit Scholar Corporation (NMSC) named ten Whitman seniors National Merit semifinalists Sept. 7 following extensive changes to the format of the PSAT. Read More »...

Air conditioning units to be repaired this week

Air conditioning units to be repaired this week

By Lily Friedman
September 14, 2016
Filed under News, School

Plans to fix the school’s broken air conditioning units solidified Sept. 9 after principal Alan Goodwin met with private air conditioning contractors from Paramount Mechanical Corporation. Read More »...

Pokemon perpetrators vandalize roof

Pokemon perpetrators vandalize roof

By Carmen Molina
September 7, 2016
Filed under News, School

Though most Pokemon fans spent the summer glued to Pokemon Go, others took their search to a whole new level. Read More »...

Whitman renovated over the summer

Whitman renovated over the summer

By Lily Friedman
September 7, 2016
Filed under News, School

Whitman received new portables and lights in the auditorium and bathrooms over the summer and also made less obvious upgrades to the school’s main building and fire alarm system. Read More »...

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