The Black and White

Chinese classes celebrate Chinese New Year, learn about culture

Chinese classes celebrate Chinese New Year, learn about culture

By Anna Yuan and Sam White

February 8, 2019

Chinese classes celebrated the Chinese New Year in the cafeteria Feb. 7. Students first ate various dishes brought by parents, such as lo mein, dumplings, fried rice and broccoli beef. After eating, the Chinese 5 class sang a song welcoming everyone to the new year. Their performance was followed by ...

Photo of the day: Feb. 7

Photo of the day: Feb. 7

By Elyse Lowet

February 7, 2019

Senior class president Jereme Corbin dresses up as Dr. Bear from Children’s National Hospital and poses in front of the Charity Month poster. Next week marks the start of SGA’s charity month, FebMar, which consists of multiple events throughout February and March to raise money for Children’s Ho...

Photo of the day: Feb. 5

Photo of the day: Feb. 5

By Katherine Sylvester

February 5, 2019

Senior Jeremy Wenick reads Virginia Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway" between the computers of the Black & White room. AP English Literature classes recently began reading the novel.

The Women’s March in photos

Many protestors wore pink hats, a symbolic response to President Trump's comments about women during the 2016 election.

By Isabel Hoffman

January 21, 2019

Thousands of women flooded the streets of D.C. for the third annual Women’s March Jan. 19. The protestors demanded respect, equality and continued resistance to the Trump administration. Similar to the past two years, pink hats—created and named “pussyhats” in 2016—dotted the heads of hundreds. Peop...

Quiz: How normal are your school habits?

Quiz: How normal are your school habits?

By Eva Liles and Cam Jones

January 8, 2019

Have you been doing things differently than everyone else? ...