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Offer intensives after AP exams

Offer intensives after AP exams

By Arthur Varner and Maeve Trainor

June 12, 2018

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.

Quiz: How well do you know Walt Whitman High School?

Photo by G. Frank E. Pearsall via Wikipedia Commons.

By Eva Liles

June 4, 2018

Basic WWHS trivia. 16 questions. Go. ...

Quiz: Which Walt Whitman High School Teacher Are You?

Quiz: Which Walt Whitman High School Teacher Are You?

By Anna Gray and Camerynn Hawke

April 27, 2018

Ever thought you and another teacher have a lot in common? You may have more than you think.

An inside look: Whitman’s view on school safety

An inside look: Whitman's view on school safety

By Anjali Jha and Maeve Trainor

April 12, 2018

With recent shootings at schools across the country, notably the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, the Black & White looked at how safe students and faculty feel at Whitman.

Athlete of the Month: Poms captain Sofia Luzuriaga

Athlete of the Month: Poms captain Sofia Luzuriaga

By Maeve Trainor and Anjali Jha

March 11, 2018

Poms captain Sofia Luzuriaga has been a member of Whitman's poms squad since freshman year and uses dance as an outlet to express herself.

Leadership replaces student DJs for Vike-a-Thon

Leadership replaces student DJs for Vike-a-Thon

By Arthur Varner

February 26, 2018

Formerly, Whitman students worked as DJs at Vike-a-Thon, but this year, leadership hired a private DJ for the event.

The Yale Whiffenpoofs a capella group visits Whitman, performs for students

The Yale Whiffenpoofs a capella group visits Whitman, performs for students

By Maeve Trainor

February 2, 2018

The Yale Whiffenpoofs, the oldest collegiate a capella group in the country, performed for Whitman students Feb. 1.

State of the Union Review

State of the Union Review

By Arthur Varner

February 2, 2018

President Donald J. Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address Jan. 30. The Black & White looked at Trump's main points and reactions to the speech.

Perspective: Sexual assault victims at Whitman

Perspective: Sexual assault victims at Whitman

By Anjali Jha and Maeve Trainor

January 24, 2018

In the wake of national movements to speak out against sexual assault, the Black & White sat down with sexual assault victims in the community.