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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.

April 27 Sports Recap

April 27 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri, Sam Shiffman, Ben Levin, and Kyle Layman
April 30, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

Girls lacrosse The girls lacrosse team (8–1) thrashed the Walter Johnson Wildcats 14–6 on Thursday, extending their winning streak to seven games. Led by star attacker Gaby Svec, the squad produced another dominant offensive performance. The offense has been effective all season long, sco...

April 26 Sports Recap

April 26 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman and Daniel Weber
April 29, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

Boys tennis The boys tennis team (6–1) fell to the Wootton Patriots Wednesday 5–2, losing their first game of the season. Both squads entered the game undefeated and as the two top teams in the county. Singles player Andrew Leung, first doubles team Leo Esztergomi and Kevan Nathani all won....

April 25 Sports Recap

April 25 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri
April 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

Girls lacrosse The girls lacrosse team (7–1) thrashed the crosstown rival B-CC Barons 18–5 in a one-sided matchup. The Vikes stormed out of the gate, and found themselves up by 10 goals in the first half. In the second half, the squad was able to get every player in the game while still main...

April 20 Sports Recap

April 20 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri, Ben Levin, and Daniel Weber
April 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

Girls lacrosse The girls lacrosse team (6–1) added to their four game winning streak, doubling up the Quince Orchard Cougars 14–7 on Friday. The game was a two-day affair, with rain suspending play the first day with the Vikes comfortably ahead. The squad was outscored on the second day, ...

April 24 Sports Recap

April 24 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin
April 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

Coed volleyball The coed volleyball team (6–4) blew out the Damascus Hornets with a 3–0 win Monday. The players had solid passes and kept up their strong defense against the Hornets. Key players Maddie McGill and Natalie Chen led the team throughout the sets. The Vikes takes on the Roc...

April 21 Sports Recap

April 21 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin, Ben Levin, and Kyle Layman
April 26, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

Coed volleyball The coed volleyball (5–4) team beat the Kennedy Cavaliers with a 3–0 victory Friday. The team overtook the Cavaliers with powerful serves and good communication on the court. The team travels to Damascus to take on the Damascus Hornets Monday at 7:15 p.m. Boys volleyball The boys v...

April 19 Sports Recap

April 19 Sports Recap

By Bn Levin, Amy Nankin, and Kyle Layman
April 20, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

Baseball The baseball team (5–2) got back into the swing of things Wednesday after decimating the Richard Montgomery Rockets in a 12–0 shutout. The Vikes opened strong with four runs in the first inning, and later exploded for six in the fourth inning, despite only having six hits in the ...

April 18 Sports Recap

April 18 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri, Daniel Weber, and Sam Shiffman
April 20, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

Girls lacrosse The girls lacrosse team (5–1) edged the archival Churchill Bulldogs 8–7 Tuesday, avenging last year’s playoff loss. The Vikes stormed out to a 5–1 lead early in the first half, but Churchill rattled off five unanswered goals to take a 6–5 lead just after the half. Rallyi...

April 1 Sports Recap

April 1 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri
April 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

Girls lacrosse The girls lacrosse team (3–1) dominated the Richard Montgomery Rockets 16–3 Saturday, recording their second 16 goal game of the season. Every player was able to appear in the game for the first time this year, with over seven different players scoring a goal. This game marked...

March 31 Sports Recap

March 31 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin
April 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

Coed volleyball's winning streak hits four in win over RM; boys volleyball's struggles continue in loss to RM

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March 30 Sports Recap

March 30 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin, Kyle Layman, and Daniel Weber
April 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

Baseball crushes Paint Branch in dominant fashion, softball's struggles continue in loss to Paint Branch, boys lacrosse stays hot with rout of RM

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March 29 Sports Recap

March 29 Sports Recap

By Daniel Weber, Sam Shiffman, Kyle Layman, and Amy Nankin
March 31, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

Boys lacrosse annihilates Sherwood with 12 goals; boys tennis collects second straight sweep against Poolesville; softball falls to WJ in closest game of season; coed volleyball sweeps B-CC; boys volleyball can't muster any offense in loss to B-CC

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