The Black and White

One dead, one injured in mall garage collapse

By Rachel Lang

May 23, 2013

One construction worker was killed and another transported to Baltimore’s Shock Trauma Center in serious condition due to a partial garage collapse at Westfield Montgomery Mall May 23 at 1:45p.m. Read More »...

Administration should enforce smoking prohibition for staff

Graphic by Annie Russell.

By Rachel Lang

April 26, 2012

Staff members who smoke on the loading docks in the back of the building are generating controversy among their colleagues and students. Their cigarette breaks violate MCPS policy COH-EA, which prohibits the sale or use of tobacco on school grounds during the official school day. Read More »...

Boys lacrosse falls to rival Churchill in close 11-9 defeat

By Rachel Lang

April 15, 2012

The boys lacrosse team lost to the 5-1 Churchill Bulldogs in a tough 11-9 decision April 13, making its record 3-2. Read More »...

Boys lacrosse moves to 3-1 after defeating B-CC

By Rachel Lang

April 12, 2012

The boys lacrosse team beat the 2-1 Bethesda-Chevy Chase Barons, 7-4, April 11, improving its record to 3-1. Read More »...

Boys lacrosse crushes Magruder, 20-3

By Rachel Lang

March 22, 2012

The boys lacrosse team dominated the Magruder Colonels, 20-3, in its season opener Mar. 21. Read More »...

Taylor, Daryoush wrestle in state tournament

By Rachel Lang

March 7, 2012

Senior wrestlers Bradley Taylor and Josh Daryoush represented Whitman at the state tournament Mar. 3, placing second and third, respectively. Both wrestlers were regional champions, and Daryoush also boasted the county championship.  Read More »...

Freshman band emerges victorious at Battle of the Bands

Students perform at Battle of the Bands Feb. 15. The event raised over $1,600 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Photo by Bailey Hults.

By Rachel Lang

February 16, 2012

Students exchanged machine guns for drumsticks and army fatigues for jeans and slogan tees during the second annual Battle of the Bands Feb. 15. Read More »...

Wrestling defeats Watkins Mill, 54-17

145 lb. Kevin Whitmeyer faces off against his opponent in the first match of the meet. Photo by Abigail Cutler.

By Rachel Lang

February 1, 2012

The wrestling team dominated the Watkins Mill Wolverines, 54-17, on its senior night, improving its record to 6-5. Read More »...

Wrestling slips in tri-meet, loses to Springbrook and Clarksburg

By Rachel Lang

January 24, 2012

The wrestling team fell to the Springbrook Blue Devils, 66-5, and the Clarksburg Coyotes, 40-37, during a tri-meet Jan. 23, lowering its record to 5-5. Read More »...

Featured Athlete: Boys basketball forward Andrew Castagnetti

By Rachel Lang

January 7, 2012

Boys basketball captain junior Andrew Castagnetti shoots and scores. And shoots and scores. And shoots and scores again. In the Vikes’ 64-55 win over top-ranked Churchill Jan. 3, Castagnetti led the team with a career-high 19 points. Read More »...

Wrestling loses grip on Damascus, lets lead slip in 43-25 loss

By Rachel Lang

January 5, 2012

The wrestling team lost to the Damascus Hornets, 43-25, Jan. 4, lowering its record to 5-3. Read More »...

Wrestling loses to Wootton, 40-30

By Rachel Lang

December 23, 2011

The wrestling team fell to the Wootton Patriots, 40-30, Dec. 22, dropping its record to 4-2. Read More »...