The Black and White

Engineering Partnership Team to supplement engineering curriculum

By Carolyn Freeman

January 27, 2013

The engineering department is developing an Engineering Partnership Team to provide students with a real-world perspective on engineering and technology. Read More »...

Photo of the Day: January 27

Photo of the Day: January 27

By Carolyn Freeman

January 27, 2013

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News Alert: School closed early, pep rally, Whitman Idol and games canceled

By Carolyn Freeman

January 25, 2013

School will close at 11:40 a.m. today, principal Alan Goodwin announced at 10:18 a.m. The pep rally and the girls and boys basketball games are canceled and Whitman Idol will be rescheduled to Friday, Feb. 1. Read More »...

Photo of the Day: January 24

Students slept in this morning after MCPS announced a two hour delay due to the winter's first legitimate snowfall.

By Carolyn Freeman

January 24, 2013

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Students flock to see Obama’s second inauguration, witness history

President Obama is sworn into his second term in office as his daughters and wife look on. Photo courtesy Laura Mazziotta.

By Carolyn Freeman

January 23, 2013

Four years ago, a crowd listened with incomparable passion and fervor. This year, a more tempered hope surrounded the steps of the Capital. Barack Obama was sworn into office for his second presidential term Jan. 20, and unofficially sworn in before the public Jan. 21. Read More »...

Unique local store to move from 60-year location in Bethesda

Local crafts store Bruce Variety will be moving location after 60 years in the Bradley Boulevard Shopping Center. Photo by Bridey Kelly.

By Carolyn Freeman

January 16, 2013

Local craft store Bruce Variety has left its longtime location in the Bradley Shopping Center and will move nearby to 8011 Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda around March, a store employee said. Read More »...

B-Well: Food powerhouses to lower your stress levels

By Carolyn Freeman

January 13, 2013

We all dread exams, but this year try something that can help: stress-relieving foods. Unfortunately, there’s no such thing as a chill pill, but some foods contain body-boosting nutrients that can help to soothe during the most stressful moments of exam week. Read More »...

Photo of the Day: January 13

Photo of the Day: January 13

By Carolyn Freeman

January 13, 2013

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Science teacher’s son becomes Internet sensation

By Carolyn Freeman

January 11, 2013

Science resource teacher Don DeMember’s son Matt was playing in a Christian league basketball game when he received a pass from a teammate as the final seconds of the game were ticking away. Read More »...

Too much college mail?

Too much college mail?

By Carolyn Freeman

January 11, 2013

The worst mistake you can make sophomore year is to check yes on the student search survey box on the PSAT. That one check mark condemns you to a three-year barrage of college mail, some from schools you’re not even completely sure exist. Read More »...

Going Out Guide: Inauguration Day

About 1.8 million people attended the 2009 inauguration. This year's swearing-in ceremony will take place Monday, Jan. 21. Photo courtesy neh.gov.

By Carolyn Freeman

January 10, 2013

As Jay-Z once said,  “my president is black.” Get ready to welcome President Obama back to the White House next weekend for his second term. These inaugural activities will get the patriotism flowing in your veins and make you excited for four more years of Obama-nation. Read More »...

Longtime MCPS employee appointed school security team leader

By Carolyn Freeman

January 9, 2013

Longtime security team member Cherisse Milliner was appointed the new security team leader of the security department Jan. 2. The 23-year MCPS employee succeeds former head Andy Weiss, who retired Dec. 31 after working in MCPS schools for 15 years. Read More »...