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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.

Google education: increase transparency

Google education: increase transparency

By Editorial Board
March 30, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Each day, over 50 million students use Google’s G Suite for Education (GSFE), a set of educational tools including Classroom, Drive and Docs.

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Students deserve mental health screenings

Students deserve mental health screenings

By Editorial Board
February 9, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In first and eighth grade, students undergo mandatory hearing and vision screenings; public schools often take action to ensure students’ physical health. Mental health, however, is rarely addressed.

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Maryland, end the drunk-driving epidemic: pass Noah’s Law

Maryland, end the drunk-driving epidemic: pass Noah’s Law

By Editorial Board
April 8, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Officer Noah Leotta had a bright future, but everything changed the night of Dec. 3, his father Rich Leotta said. “No more laughs, no more walks, no more talks, no more future.” Read More »...

Governor Hogan, don’t shut the door on refugees

Governor Hogan, don’t shut the door on refugees

By Editorial Board
November 17, 2015
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

This afternoon, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan requested that the federal government cease any resettlement of Syrian refugees in Maryland on the grounds that resettlement would jeopardize “the safety and security of Marylanders.” Read More »...

Governor Hogan, reverse the cuts to MCPS

Governor Hogan, reverse the cuts to MCPS

By Editorial Board
May 17, 2015
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Last Thursday, MCPS was hit with a pair of blistering blows: a $17 million budget cut issued by Gov. Larry Hogan on top of the $53 million already hacked away by the revenue-bereft County Council the very same day. Read More »...

Editorial: Behavior during male sexual assault assembly unacceptable

Editorial: Behavior during male sexual assault assembly unacceptable

By Editorial Board
November 20, 2014
Filed under Editorials, Media, Opinion

The administration arranged for community educator Cheryl Banks to speak to the student body yesterday about preventing and avoiding sexual assault. The students were divided by gender in order to deliver different messages to boys and girls. Read More »...

Editorial: Pledge of Allegiance should not be recited in school

By Editorial Board
October 23, 2013
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s the preamble to the morning announcements, a 121-year-old tradition and a declaration of nationalism. It’s our Pledge of Allegiance—our daily vow to stand by the American Flag. Read More »...

Editorial: Parking system in need of reform

Editorial: Parking system in need of reform

By Editorial Board
March 22, 2013
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

At least ten Whitman students searched the parking lot for their vehicles to no avail Tuesday, March 19. Read More »...

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