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Photo of the Day, Sept. 24: fourth period fire drill

Photo of the Day, Sept. 24: fourth period fire drill

By Alex Schupak September 24, 2021

Whitman administrators ran a routine fire drill in fourth period today. Due to last year’s virtual learning model, this was the first such event that the entire student body participated in since the...

Photo of Yesterday, Sept. 24: Clubs Night

Photo of Yesterday, Sept. 24: Clubs Night

By Matt Eisner September 24, 2021

For the first time in nearly two years, Whitman held its annual Clubs Night event on September 23.  Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, Clubs Night took place in the cafeteria and the main courtyard....

Photo of the Day, Sept. 22: in-person OneWhitman returns

Photo of the Day, Sept. 22: in-person OneWhitman returns

By Stephanie Solomon September 22, 2021

Students in math teacher Ralph Hisle’s Honors Geometry class spent extra time in their second period this morning for the first OneWhitman session of the 2021–2022 school year.  Principal Robert...

Photo of the Day, Sept. 20: sweet treats!

Photo of the Day, Sept. 20: sweet treats!

By Lily Freeman September 20, 2021

Students crowd by the ice cream truck that parked next to Whitman during lunch this afternoon. Today marked the truck's second week bringing business to the school this year; the line of student ice cream,...

Photo of the Day, May 24: Class in the auditorium

Photo of the Day, May 24: Class in the auditorium

By Alex Schupak May 24, 2021

For the eighth straight week, students in some art, English, social studies and world languages classes gather in the auditorium for their third period class. Students log onto Zoom in the room every day...

Photo of the day: 2/14

Photo of the day: 2/14

By James Marzolf February 15, 2020

The Guy Poms came out Friday, Feb. 14 in celebration of Valentine’s Day. For five dollars, students could purchase a singing gram for someone and have the Guy Poms sing a song for them during third period. “It’s...

Photo of the day: Jan. 31

Photo of the day: Jan. 31

By Christian Hill February 1, 2020

Students attended an assembly yesterday to hear pieces from Whitman’s various music ensembles and acapella groups.  “I think that there's a level of cohesion and community in our music department...

Photo of the day: January 29

Photo of the day: January 29

By Christian Hill January 30, 2020

Any students looking for a fun, easy job opportunity? Sunset Pool visited Whitman yesterday to recruit lifeguards for the upcoming summer. They offer part time and full time positions, and are open to...

Photo of the Day: 1/16

Photo of the Day: 1/16

By Ally Navarrete January 16, 2020

An anonymous leadership student, dressed up as Dr. Bear from Children’s National Hospital, poses in front of The Black & White room. Jan. 31 marks the start of SGA’s charity month, which consists...

Students and teachers wore their Nats gear to school today in celebration of the World Series win.

Photo(s) of the Day: The Washington Nationals win the World Series

By Ally Navarrete October 31, 2019

The Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros 6–2 in game seven to win the franchise's first-ever World Series last night. Leading the Nats to victory were fan favorites like 21-year-old left...

Photo of the Day: October 22

Photo of the Day: October 22

By Holly Adams and Eleanor Taylor October 22, 2019

The main entrance hallway welcomed students Tuesday morning with decorations corresponding with each grade’s Battle of the Classes theme: Prairie (freshmen), Desert (sophomores), Arctic (juniors) and...

Four Black & White editors — (from left to right) Max London, Alex Robinson, Dana Herrnstadt and Aditi Gujaran — were honored by the CSPA for their individual writing. Photo by Jose Wray.

Photo of the Day: B&W staff receive individual awards from CSPA

By Ally Navarrete October 14, 2019

Four Black & White editors, as well as two former staff members, were honored for their work in the annual Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle awards. Print Managing Editor Max London...

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