The Black and White

Senior wins End Family Fire contest with striking video

Senior wins End Family Fire contest with striking video

By Meera Shroff

October 20, 2019

On a Monday in late July, senior Amelia Montagnino headed to her summer internship at the Brady Campaign — a nonprofit organization aimed at preventing gun violence. As usual, she attended the all-staff meeting, listening as the top staff of Brady shared news and plans for the upcoming week.  The...

Clove & Cedar: a cozy Bethesda hotspot

Clove & Cedar: a cozy Bethesda hotspot

By Jack Middleton and Bella Grumet

October 18, 2019

Poms perform in Redskins’ halftime Spirit Explosion

Poms perform in Redskins’ halftime Spirit Explosion

By Matt Mande

October 15, 2019

Blaring music, screaming fans and HTTR posters are only to be expected at a Redskins game. Less typical is what fans saw on October 6. Twelve members of Whitman’s Poms team performed alongside professional Redskins’ cheerleaders as well as members from the Redskins’ All-Star and Junior cheerleadin...

Pyle student Arvin Kim wins award for leadership in community

Pyle student Arvin Kim wins award for leadership in community

By Mia Friedman

June 5, 2019

Once a week, after a 20 minute drive, Pyle eighth grade student Arvin Kim opens the door to his family’s black Volvo. He waves goodbye to his mom as he walks toward the Board of Education building, where he meets with the rest of the Montgomery County Junior Council. During the meeting, they discus...

English teacher Omari James “reproposes” to counselor Angela Fang

English teacher Omari James “reproposes” to counselor Angela Fang

By Clara Koritz-Hawkes and Jack Gonzalez

June 4, 2019

There wasn’t a dry eye in Whitman’s main entrance when English teacher Omari James "reproposed" to his current fiancee, counselor Angela Fang, today during fifth period. James recruited Whitman’s male acapella group, Solid and Sound, to sing for Ms. Fang. The group sang “Can’t Help Falling...