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  • Come to CAVA on Bethesda Row on Feb. 22 from 6-10 p.m. Mention DECA when you order.

  • Seniors! Search "Google for CSSI" to sign up for Google's Computer Science Summer Institute by March 2 at 11:59 p.m. PST.

  • Tickets for the upcoming play - "The Crucible" - will be sold during both lunches for the next two weeks.

  • Donate duffel bags, sports bags, and x-box games to the bin outside the office for women who have experienced domestic abuse.

  • Sources of Strength is selling hot chocolate in the school entrance this week from 7:00 a.m. to 7:25 a.m.

Feb. 14 Sports Recap

Feb. 14 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin
February 17
Filed under Sports, Winter

Boys basketball The boys basketball team (14–5) destroyed the Heights School Tuesday night in a game where nearly every player scored. The Vikes started out strong, jumping to a 25–6 lead. The team poured on another 27 points in the second quarter and never looked back from there. Guard ...

Indoor track team sprints their way through counties and regionals

Indoor track team sprints their way through counties and regionals

By Ezra Pine
February 15
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

The indoor track team competed at regionals Feb. 9 in Landover, Maryland with the boy’s team placing ninth out of 16 teams and the girl’s team placing 10th out of 14.

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Feb. 13 Sports Recap

Feb. 13 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman
February 14
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball falls to Holy Child despite late comeback

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Feb. 10 Sports Recap

Feb. 10 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman
February 14
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball obliterates Wootton behind Abby Meyers’ 24 points; boys basketball takes down Wootton with ease

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Cheerleading captures second at CH Flowers invitational

Cheerleading captures second at CH Flowers invitational

By Joey Squeri
February 14
Filed under Sports, Winter

In their last competition of the year, the cheerleading team captured second place at the Charles H. Flowers invitational Feb. 4, competing in the advanced varsity section of the meet.

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Super Bowl takeaways

Super Bowl takeaways

By Daniel Weber
February 12
Filed under Sports

Since the first Super Bowl in 1967 the game has grown into one of the most important events in America. It’s a time when America sits down, flips on the television and watches the spectacle whether it’s for the game, the commercials or just to know what everyone will be referencing until the new season begins.

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Senior soccer players awarded All-Met status

Senior soccer players awarded All-Met status

By Daniel Weber
February 8
Filed under Fall, Sports

Last month, the Washington Post awarded two leaders of the Whitman boys and girls soccer teams All-Met status in their fall season selections.

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Feb. 7 Sports Recap

Feb. 7 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman, Ben Levin
February 8
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball takes down RM as Abby Meyers becomes leading scorer at Whitman; boys basketball's comeback falls short in loss to RM

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Athlete of the month: Mark Meinecke

Athlete of the month: Mark Meinecke

By Daniel Weber
February 7
Filed under Athlete of the Month, Sports

After the Vikings hockey team missed out on the playoffs last year, defenseman Mark Meinecke was invited to attend the national hockey development camp over the summer before entering the 2016-17 season. He was determined to stop history from repeating itself. Although he’s only a sophomore, Meinecke i...

Poms places first at Counties, will likely move up a division

Poms places first at Counties, will likely move up a division

By Carolyn Price
February 7
Filed under Media, Sports, Videos, Winter

Poms placed first in division three at the county tournament on Saturday for the second year in a row, increasing the likelihood that the team will move up to division two next year. Senior captain Mikela McMahon won the first place captain’s award. Counties, which is the highest level of competition for MCPS pom...

Feb. 3 Sports Recap

Feb. 3 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin, Sam Shiffman, and Ben Levin
February 6
Filed under Sports, Winter

Hockey drops tight game against B-CC with playoff hopes on the edge; girls basketball outlasts Churchill in closest division game of the year; boys basketball struggles to garner any offense in loss to Churchill

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Jan. 28 Sports Recap

Jan. 28 Sports Recap

By Daniel Weber
February 1
Filed under Sports, Winter

The wrestling team (5–7) rolled over the Gaithersburg Trojans 63–12 but succumbed to the Springbrook Blue Devils 55–20 in last Saturday’s tri-meet.

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