The Black & White

Surprise power outage greets students and staff

By Stephanie Haven

September 17, 2009


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Principal Alan Goodwin drove up to a pitch-black Whitman campus Sept. 10, just 30 minutes before masses of teenagers were due to arrive. The emergency generators weren’t working, the phone lines were dead and the power was out within a one-block radius. Read More »...

Obama speech remains unheard by most students

Obama speech remains unheard by most students

By Nikhil Gupta

September 15, 2009


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Obama delivered a speech to students across the nation last Tuesday, encouraging them to focus on studies and hard work during the upcoming school year. Principal Alan Goodwin took this message to heart and decided that rather than halting classes for an assembly or mandated viewing, teaching would...

Attendance office moves, guidance counselors reunited

By Jenny Baldwin

September 14, 2009


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*By Alex Zimmermann*         Students who used to sprint down the front hall to get a late pass in the morning must now walk directly into the main office to access the new attendance office, which staff members moved over the summer to vacate space for the guidance department. Read More »...