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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 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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Girls basketball dominates Gaithersburg 69–46, advances to state semifinals

Girls basketball dominates Gaithersburg 69–46, advances to state semifinals

By Sam Shiffman
March 5, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter

The girls basketball team (21–3) obliterated the Gaithersburg Trojans 69–46 to advance to their third straight state semifinal appearance in an all around dominant performance.

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March 2 Sports Recap

March 2 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin
March 5, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter

Boys basketball falls to RM at the buzzer in the regional semifinal

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Meyers becomes top scorer in Whitman basketball history

Meyers becomes top scorer in Whitman basketball history

By Carmen Molina
March 3, 2017
Filed under Media, Sports, Videos, Winter

In the second quarter of a Feb. 8 game against the Richard Montgomery Rockets, guard Abby Meyers took a shot—an unassuming two pointer—that would go down as one of the most memorable in Whitman basketball history.

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March 1 Sports Recap

March 1 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman
March 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball shuts down RM with suffocating defense to advance to regional final.

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Feb. 28 Sports Recap

Feb. 28 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin
March 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter

Boys basketball The boys basketball team (17–5) advanced to the next round of the playoffs after slipping past the Churchill Bulldogs 65–62 in a nail-biting overtime contest. The Vikes closed the first half with a dominant 14–4 second quarter. However, the Bulldogs retaliated in the fourth qu...

Underclassmen power through C.R.A.S.H.-B. rowing event

Underclassmen power through C.R.A.S.H.-B. rowing event

By Joey Squeri
February 28, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter

Eleven rowers from the crew team competed at the C.R.A.S.H.-B. Erg Sprints in Boston Feb. 12, where they showcased their speed against competitors from around the world.

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Feb. 27 Sports Recap

Feb. 27 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman
February 28, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball The girls basketball team (19–3) defeated the B-CC Barons 60–44 in their first round of playoffs behind another dominant performance by guard Abby Meyers. The Vikes struggled to defend the Barons’ perimeter shooting early on and the Barons took an early lead in the firs...

Feb. 24 Sports Recap

Feb. 24 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin
February 26, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter

Boys basketball The boys basketball team (16–5) cruised past the Northwood Gladiators in a 69–40 rout to open the postseason on Friday night. The Vikings were able to keep the Gladiators’ offense in check, allowing only seven points in the first quarter, while leading throughout the game. The bl...

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