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Photo of the day: Cafeteria gains new manager

Photo of the day: Cafeteria gains new manager

By Lukas Troost

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, Photo of the Day, School, Showcase

New cafeteria manager Leshia Murray poses behind the register inside the cafeteria. Murray comes from Walter Johnson and brings seven years of experience in the profession.

Photo of the day: Child development class trick-or-treats around school

Photo of the day: Child development class trick-or-treats around school

October 31, 2018


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Child development students trick-or-treated around the school today with kids from daycare to celebrate Halloween.

Photo of the day: students celebrate National Coming Out Day

Photo of the day: students celebrate National Coming Out Day

By Emma Shaffer

October 11, 2018


Filed under News, Photo of the Day, School, Showcase

Students wore rainbow and white ribbons at school today to celebrate National Coming Out Day. Rainbow ribbons indicated the individual identified as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, while white signified the student was a straight and cisgender ally to the community. The ribbons were passed out by Whitman Pride...

Photo of the day: Sept. 27

Photo of the day: Sept. 27

By Blake Layman

September 27, 2018


Filed under News, Photo of the Day, School, Showcase

A film crew from HBO’s nightly news show, Vice News Tonight, followed around seniors Rachel Zeidenberg and Cassandra Branson today for the show’s daily documentary. The documentary will provide perspectives on the Kavanaugh allegations from teenagers who are the same age now as Dr. Christine Blasey...

Photo of the Day: Sept. 17

Photo of the Day: Sept. 17

By Max London

September 17, 2018


Filed under News, Photo of the Day, School, Showcase

The new photo ID machine stands in the main office. The machine, put in place today, allows visitors to self-check in and out of the school by scanning a government-issued ID. The system makes the secretaries’ job easier, because they don’t have to stop their work and check everyone in, main offic...

Photo of the day: Sept. 7

Photo of the day: Sept. 7

By Thomas Mande

September 7, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Photo of the Day, Showcase

English teacher Cody Therrien and writing center director Orion Hyson pose with their new staff t-shirts. Many teachers around the school wore the shirts today, which sport the motto “believe in Whitman, honoring the past and teaching the future.” “It’s an inspirational reminder that Whitman has a well-earn...

Offer intensives after AP exams

Offer intensives after AP exams

By Arthur Varner and Maeve Trainor

June 12, 2018


Filed under Feature, Media, Showcase, Videos

Teachers voice their opinions on the feasibility of offering "intensives" in AP classes after the exams in May. These classes would be taught by AP teachers and would be focused on new and creative topics. Students would be able to choose which teacher's class they attend for their AP period.