The Black and White

Photo of the day: May 20

Photo of the day: May 20

By Elyse Lowet

May 20, 2019

Senior Christelle Mecherkany claims her yearbook in front of the main office. Seniors can pick up their yearbooks during both lunches May 20 to 23 outside the main office and auditorium.

Photo of the day: May 2

Photo of the day: May 2

By Noah Grill

May 2, 2019

Students enjoy the diverse spread of ethnic foods at today's ceremony honoring students who earned the Maryland Seal of Biliteracy. Around 60 students attended the ceremony, which was organized by Whitman's foreign language department. To earn the Seal of Biliteracy, students had to have shown proficiency...

Photo of the day: April 23

Photo of the day: April 23

By Camerynn Hawke

April 23, 2019

Senior Rohit Gude poses in front of a fire truck after accidentally setting off the fire alarm during volleyball practice after school. Students and staff still in the building were forced to evacuate until firefighters came to turn off the alarm. Gude had no comment on the incident.

Photo of the Day: March 22

Photo of the Day: March 22

By Aditi Gujaran

March 23, 2019

Juniors Dana Hernstadt, Ananyaa Malhotra, and Leah McClaren all reach to pet a 10-month old English Lab, Linus, at Dog Friday. The event was held outside of the auditorium. Dog Friday was created to help with stress relief and provide comfort to students, parent coordinator Lizzy Sowells said. Linus’...

Photo of the day: March 1

Photo of the day: March 1

February 28, 2019

Students in Whitman drama rock PJs and Tempest sweatshirts to advertise the show's opening. The show is the drama program's first full production of a Shakespeare play, a specialty of new director Randy Snight. The show opened Thursday, and there will be two more performances at 7 p.m. Saturday and...

Photo of the day: Feb. 7

Photo of the day: Feb. 7

By Elyse Lowet

February 7, 2019

Senior class president Jereme Corbin dresses up as Dr. Bear from Children’s National Hospital and poses in front of the Charity Month poster. Next week marks the start of SGA’s charity month, FebMar, which consists of multiple events throughout February and March to raise money for Children’s Ho...

Photo of the day: Feb. 5

Photo of the day: Feb. 5

By Katherine Sylvester

February 5, 2019

Senior Jeremy Wenick reads Virginia Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway" between the computers of the Black & White room. AP English Literature classes recently began reading the novel.

Photo of the day: January 14

Photo of the day: January 14

By Isabelle van Nieuwkoop

January 14, 2019

A dog looks up after playing in the snow on Sunday, Jan. 13. Almost a foot of snow fell from Friday night into Saturday. MCPS announced on Sunday at 6 p.m. that all public schools and administrations would be closed Monday, Jan. 14 due to emergency weather conditions. Many students were pleased wit...

Photo of the day: January 11

Photo of the day: January 11

By Sara Azimi

January 11, 2019

Junior Gwen Arbetman plays with the dogs visiting in the auditorium today during both lunches. Parents are invited to bring their dogs on various select days throughout the school year to help students relieve stress and boost students' moods. "I love when the dogs come in because they give us a break ...

Photo of the day: First snow day of the year disrupts school activities

Photo of the day: First snow day of the year disrupts school activities

By Sydney Miller

November 15, 2018

After initially announcing a two hour delay at 5 a.m, MCPS updated their decision at 8:35 a.m. to announce that there would be no school today. Students support the decision, given the icy condition of roads. “My street is usually not cleaned for three days after a hefty snow, and considering this one is wet,...

Photo of the day: Cafeteria gains new manager

Photo of the day: Cafeteria gains new manager

By Lukas Troost

November 2, 2018

New cafeteria manager Leshia Murray poses behind the register inside the cafeteria. Murray comes from Walter Johnson and brings seven years of experience in the profession.

Photo of the day: Child development class trick-or-treats around school

Photo of the day: Child development class trick-or-treats around school

October 31, 2018

Child development students trick-or-treated around the school today with kids from daycare to celebrate Halloween.