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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.

NHL playoff preview

NHL playoff preview

By Justin Baker and Tiger Bjornlund
April 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

It’s playoff season, and that means the quest for the toughest trophy in sports begins now. Over the course of the next two months, the NHL’s finest will battle it out in grueling seven-game contests, each in a bid to claim the coveted Stanley Cup. The Black & White hockey analysts Tiger Bjornlund and Justin Baker weigh in on their playoff predictions.

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Girls lacrosse hands Sherwood first loss to MCPS team in 10 years

Girls lacrosse hands Sherwood first loss to MCPS team in 10 years

By Joey Squeri
March 30, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

Girls lacrosse The girls lacrosse team (2–1) outlasted the Sherwood Warriors 8–7 on Tuesday behind a furious comeback and two clutch plays. The Vikes quickly fell down 5–2 to the Warriors in the first half, but found themselves in a familiar spot. “We tend to dig ourselves holes and come b...

Girls basketball falls to Catonsville in state title game 49–46

Girls basketball falls to Catonsville in state title game 49–46

By Sam Shiffman
March 11, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized, Winter

Girls basketball The girls basketball team (23–5) fell to the Catonsville Comets 49–46 Saturday in the state title game in a defensive showdown and foul-filled contest. The first and second quarters went back-and-forth, neither team taking control of the game. The Vikes ended the half leading...

Girls basketball advances to state finals after thrilling 49-43 win

Girls basketball advances to state finals after thrilling 49-43 win

By Sam Shiffman
March 9, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

The girls basketball team (22–3) defeated the Eleanor Roosevelt Raiders 49–43 Thursday behind multiple clutch shots late in the game. They're advancing to the state finals for the second straight season.

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Poms team participates in Seneca Valley exhibition

Poms team participates in Seneca Valley exhibition

By Amy Nankin
January 4, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The Vikings Poms kicked off their competition season with an exhibition at Seneca Valley High School Dec. 17. Read More »...

Whitman football announces new head coach

Whitman football announces new head coach

By Joey Squeri
December 23, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

Almost three weeks after Jim Kuhn stepped down as Whitman football’s head coach, the school has decided to promote JV head coach Dave Fyock to the position. Read More »...

Coach Kuhn to retire from coaching

Coach Kuhn to retire from coaching

By Amy Nankin
December 13, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

As lights shine down on the grass field, football players come sprinting out from behind the goal post in their black helmets with the blue W glistening. Coach Kuhn, clapping and cheering, takes his usual spot on the sidelines with his headphones over his ears, microphone by his mouth and clipboard in h...

Athlete of the month: Paula Bathalon runs past the competition

Athlete of the month: Paula Bathalon runs past the competition

By Sam Shiffman
December 6, 2016
Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports, Sports Showcase

Unlike many of her competitors, when cross country runner Paula Bathalon raced in both the county and state championships, she had almost no experience at the courses. Read More »...

Winter sports preview

Winter sports preview

By Kyle Layman, Ben Levin, Amy Nankin, Sam Shiffman, Joey Squeri, and Daniel Weber
December 5, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

Girls basketball After winning their first state championship in over 20 years last year, the girls basketball team is looking to continue their dominance, despite losing key seniors from last year. Read More »...

Walter Johnson vs. Whitman soccer rivalry

Walter Johnson vs. Whitman soccer rivalry

By Joey Squeri
December 5, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

Whitman’s boys soccer team was the No. 34 ranked team in America this season. The squad posted a 14–3 record, which included their first ever victory over formerly No. 1 ranked St. Benedict’s Prep, and perennial powerhouse Dematha. In addition, the Maryland Association of Coaches of Soccer named forw...

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