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Teachers awarded for work beyond classroom at foundation event

March 28, 2017
The Whitman Education Foundation hosted their third annual Dedication to Education Celebration honoring seven teachers who continually excelled outside the classroom in student-centered activities and had been teaching for 20 or more years.

LLS Week recap

Graphic by Charlotte Alden.
March 26, 2017
It’s no secret that Whitman is incredibly competitive; from academics, to extracurriculars, students strive to overachieve—and charity work is no exception.

Meyers becomes top scorer in Whitman basketball history

March 3, 2017
In the second quarter of a Feb. 8 game against the Richard Montgomery Rockets, guard Abby Meyers took a shot—an unassuming two pointer—that would go down as one of the most memorable in Whitman basketball history.

Inside look: ‘The Crucible’

February 22, 2017
Lights flicker as girls with lanterns creep in from the shadows, swaying and dancing. Then, the devil emerges and leads them in an ancient ritual. Just an average day in the Whitman auditorium.

MOCO leaders release statement to reassure safety for all immigrants, refugees

February 21, 2017
County Executive Ike Leggett and nine other Montgomery County council members released a statement Jan. 30 to ensure community safety for all residents, following President Trump’s recent executive order.

Students and teachers compare RQAs and exams

February 15, 2017
The MCPS Board of Education replaced traditional two-hour semester exams with Required Quarterly Assessments (RQAs) beginning this school year, forcing students and teachers to adjust to the new tests and academic calendar.

Video: Drunk goggles test

February 10, 2017

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