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Counseling department honored at fundraising gala

Counseling department honored at fundraising gala

By Rebecca Hirsh

March 27, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The Whitman High School Education Foundation honored the counseling department with educators and parents at its fourth annual fundraising gala March 16 at the Bethesda DoubleTree Hotel.

Police officers tour school, become familiar with grounds

By Mira Dwyer

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, School

Two groups of about 15 police officers toured Whitman’s campus during seventh and eighth period March 20.  

Four students win Social Entrepreneurship Tournament, start business with seed money

Four students win Social Entrepreneurship Tournament, start business with seed money

By Rebecca Hirsh

March 11, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Four students won the Social Entrepreneurship Tournament for High School Students at the Bullis School Feb. 24-25.

Curious Incident play captures audience, explores autism

Curious Incident play captures audience, explores autism

By Rebecca Hirsh

March 11, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Whitman Drama performed The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time once Mar. 1 and twice Mar. 3. A show was scheduled for Friday Mar. 2 at 7 p.m. but was rescheduled to 1 p.m. the following afternoon due to the cancellation of school that day for emergency weather.

Photo of the Day: March 5

Photo of the Day: March 5

By Thomas Mande

March 6, 2018


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

AP Spanish students threw a surprise birthday party for Spanish teacher Fabiola Katz March 4.

Whitman entrance to be rebuilt over summer

Whitman entrance to be rebuilt over summer

By Thomas Mande

February 22, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Over the summer, MCPS will rebuild Whitman’s front entrance, requiring visitors to enter the building through the main office by prohibiting direct access to the rest of the school.

UMD sports journalism professor speaks to journalism classes

UMD sports journalism professor speaks to journalism classes

By Matthew van Bastelaer

February 16, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

George Solomon, former sports editor of The Washington Post and current sports journalism professor at the University of Maryland, visited journalism classes Feb. 14. He discussed the steps to succeeding as a journalist, stressing the importance of hard work.

Photo of the Day: Feb. 15

Photo of the Day: Feb. 15

By Sydney Miller

February 15, 2018


Filed under News, Photo of the Day, School

Two students sign a mural to show support for Quince Orchard High School, which recently lost senior Tyler Terry.

Snow day extends school year, last day set for June 13

Snow day extends school year, last day set for June 13

By Jessica Buxbaum

February 7, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The school year will be extended by one day due to multiple winter storm-related closures. The final day of school is now June 13.

CEO of Consero speaks to students, discusses being an entrepreneur

CEO of Consero speaks to students, discusses being an entrepreneur

By Jeremy Wenick

February 4, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Paul Mandell, founder and CEO of Consero - an organization that financially invests in startup companies - shared his experiences as an entrepreneur and answered student questions Jan. 24 in the WAUD. Young Professionals Club co-president Max London hosted 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 1, 2018


Filed under Media, News, School, Showcase, Videos

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

Whitman cancels free SAT, provides redeemable vouchers

Whitman cancels free SAT, provides redeemable vouchers

By Ivy Xun

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

MCPS canceled a free SAT test for juniors scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, primarily because the test didn’t offer a writing portion. Whitman planned to administer the test during the school day.