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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.

Senior soccer players awarded All-Met status

Senior soccer players awarded All-Met status

By Daniel Weber
February 8, 2017
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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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 »...

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...

November 5: Football ends season with victory over B-CC

November 5: Football ends season with victory over B-CC

By Daniel Weber
November 8, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

Football The football team (6–4) defeated the rival B-CC Barons (2–8) Saturday, finishing the season strong with a 38–22 victory. The offense totalled six touchdowns for the game, four of which were scored by halfback Gunnar Morton. Defensively, the Vikes bounced back from the previous wee...

November 3: Boys soccer suffers tight loss to WJ; girls volleyball swept by RM

November 3: Boys soccer suffers tight loss to WJ; girls volleyball swept by RM

By Kyle Layman and Sam Shiffman
November 6, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports

Boys soccer The boys soccer team (14–3) fell to the Walter Johnson Wildcats 2–1 Thursday, bringing their season to a close. Read More »...

November 1: Boys soccer blows out rival B-CC; girls soccer falls just short against Churchill

November 1: Boys soccer blows out rival B-CC; girls soccer falls just short against Churchill

By Kyle Layman and Ben Levin
November 3, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports

Boys soccer The boys soccer team (14–2) dominated rival B-CC Barons 5–0 to continue their playoff run. Read More »...

October 28: Football falls to explosive QO offense; hockey loses first game

October 28: Football falls to explosive QO offense; hockey loses first game

By Daniel Weber and Amy Nankin
October 31, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports

Football The football team (5–4) suffered a 59–20 loss to the Quince Orchard Cougars (8–1) Friday. The Vikes moved the ball well on offense despite the loss of starting quarterback Matt Clayton, but could not contain the explosive Cougars and allowed a season high 59 points. Read More &raqu...

Golf wins county tournament for first time, finishes second at States

Golf wins county tournament for first time, finishes second at States

By Ezra Pine
October 30, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

The golf team finished second overall Oct. 26 at the Maryland State Tournament at the University of Maryland golf course. This strong end to the season came two weeks after the Vikes won the County Scrambler tournament, which features local high school golf teams, for the first time ever. Read More »...

October 27 Sports Recap

October 27 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri, Kyle Layman, Ben Levin, and Sam Shiffman
October 29, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

Field hockey The field hockey team (7–6) lost to the B-CC Barons 3–2 in overtime Thursday, getting eliminated from the playoffs. Read More »...

October 25 Sports Recap

October 25 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman
October 26, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports

Girls volleyball The girls volleyball team lost to the Damascus Hornets 3–0 Tuesday, falling to 5–8 on the season. The team lost all three sets by the scores of 25–14, 25–14 and 25–13. Despite the disappointing results, setter Maddie McGill’s serves were exceptional, executing two ac...

October 21 Sports Recap

October 21 Sports Recap

By Daniel Weber
October 24, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports

Football The football team (5–3) trounced the Walter Johnson Wildcats (3–5) Friday, scoring 34 points en route to a 34–7 victory. The Vikings scored at least one touchdown in each quarter of the game and held the Wildcats scoreless until the fourth quarter. Offensively, the Vikes were led b...

October 20 Sports Recap

October 20 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman
October 24, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports

Girls volleyball The girls volleyball team (5–7) lost to the Blair Blazers 3–1 Thursday, despite a dominant first set on senior night. The Vikes won the first set 25–20 but then fell in the last three 25–16, 25–20, and 25–22. Outside hitter Olivia Personeni once again led the Vikes in...

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