The Black & White

Photo of the day: Feb. 7

Photo of the day: Feb. 7

By Elyse Lowet

February 7, 2019


Filed under Media, Photo of the Day

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


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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.

Photo of the day: January 14

Photo of the day: January 14

By Isabelle van Nieuwkoop

January 14, 2019


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

A dog looks up after playing in the snow on Sunday, Jan. 13. Almost a foot of snow fell from Friday night into Saturday. MCPS announced on Sunday at 6 p.m. that all public schools and administrations would be closed Monday, Jan. 14 due to emergency weather conditions. Many students were pleased wit...

Photo of the day: January 11

Photo of the day: January 11

By Sara Azimi

January 11, 2019


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Junior Gwen Arbetman plays with the dogs visiting in the auditorium today during both lunches. Parents are invited to bring their dogs on various select days throughout the school year to help students relieve stress and boost students' moods. "I love when the dogs come in because they give us a break ...

Photo of the day: First snow day of the year disrupts school activities

Photo of the day: First snow day of the year disrupts school activities

By Sydney Miller

November 15, 2018


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After initially announcing a two hour delay at 5 a.m, MCPS updated their decision at 8:35 a.m. to announce that there would be no school today. Students support the decision, given the icy condition of roads. “My street is usually not cleaned for three days after a hefty snow, and considering this one is wet,...

Photo of the day: Cafeteria gains new manager

Photo of the day: Cafeteria gains new manager

By Lukas Troost

November 2, 2018


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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


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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


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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...