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Photo of the day: 2/14

Photo of the day: 2/14
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
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
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
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...

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

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

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

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.
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...

Photo of the Day: 9/23

Austin Tice's father, Marc, speaks at a press conference about his son. Austin is an American journalist detained in Syria. He hasn't been heard from in almost eight years.
September 23, 2019

Nine Black & White staff members joined around 100 other volunteers in Washington, D.C. to advocate for the release of Austin Tice, a journalist currently held in captivity in Syria. Tice’s parents,...

Photo of the day, June 14: freshman orientation

Photo of the day, June 14: freshman orientation
June 14, 2019

Current eighth grade students file into Fabiola Katz's AP Spanish class today during a tour. The students visited Whitman this morning for Freshman Orientation, and Whitman's student "Navigators" led group...

“Solar power, man”: APES students test out homemade solar cookers

June 11, 2019

AP Environmental Science students gather on the WAUD tennis courts to test out homemade solar cookers. Students from teacher Kelly Garton’s APES class had to create solar cookers from items around...

Special delivery! MCPS plunks portables in parking lot, drivers forced to evacuate

Special delivery! MCPS plunks portables in parking lot, drivers forced to evacuate
June 5, 2019

MCPS delivered the halves of six out of 12 portable classrooms to the parking lot this afternoon. In third period, administrators announced over the PA that cars parked in the two rows closest to River...

English teacher Omari James “reproposes” to counselor Angela Fang

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...

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