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Photo of the day: students celebrate National Coming Out Day

Photo of the day: students celebrate National Coming Out Day

By Emma Shaffer

October 11, 2018

Students wore rainbow and white ribbons at school today to celebrate National Coming Out Day. Rainbow ribbons indicated the individual identified as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, while white signified the student was a straight and cisgender ally to the community. The ribbons were passed out by Whitman Pride...

Photo of the day: Sept. 27

Photo of the day: Sept. 27

By Blake Layman

September 27, 2018

A film crew from HBO’s nightly news show, Vice News Tonight, followed around seniors Rachel Zeidenberg and Cassandra Branson today for the show’s daily documentary. The documentary will provide perspectives on the Kavanaugh allegations from teenagers who are the same age now as Dr. Christine Blasey...

Photo of the Day: Sept. 17

Photo of the Day: Sept. 17

By Max London

September 17, 2018

The new photo ID machine stands in the main office. The machine, put in place today, allows visitors to self-check in and out of the school by scanning a government-issued ID. The system makes the secretaries’ job easier, because they don’t have to stop their work and check everyone in, main offic...

Photo of the day: Sept. 7

Photo of the day: Sept. 7

By Thomas Mande

September 7, 2018

English teacher Cody Therrien and writing center director Orion Hyson pose with their new staff t-shirts. Many teachers around the school wore the shirts today, which sport the motto “believe in Whitman, honoring the past and teaching the future.” “It’s an inspirational reminder that Whitman has a well-earn...

Photo of the Day: May 31

Photo of the Day: May 31

By Sydney Miller

May 31, 2018

Incoming principal Robert Dodd visited Whitman today to meet with current principal Alan Goodwin and see the school. Dodd was confirmed as Goodwin’s replacement May 21. Dodd will begin his position July 1. “I’ve enjoyed meeting with Dr. Goodwin and learning as much about the school as I possibly...

Photo of the day: April 20

Photo of the day: April 20

By Azraf Khan

April 20, 2018

Pictured, about 150 students participate in a 13 minute moment of silence in the front of the school. The walkout was part of a nationwide remembrance of the shooting at Columbine High School on this day 19 years ago.

Photo of the day: March 8

Photo of the day: March 8

March 8, 2018

Many Whitman students marked International Women's Day by wearing clothes supportive of the feminist movement. 

Photo of the Day: March 5

Photo of the Day: March 5

By Thomas Mande

March 6, 2018

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

Photo of the Day: Feb. 15

Photo of the Day: Feb. 15

By Sydney Miller

February 15, 2018

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

Photo of the Day: Dec. 22

Photo of the Day: Dec. 22

By Mira Dwyer

December 27, 2017

Thank you to administration and the counseling department for distributing free Krispy Kreme donuts to students and teachers Dec 22.