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The Student News Site of Walt Whitman High School

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I’m glad I burned out of my sport

I’m glad I burned out of my sport

By Sonia Weliwitigoda February 5, 2024

When the summer sun beats down on a hot June afternoon, one thing always comes to mind: the pool. I started swimming nine years ago, hoping to expand my horizons and stray from more popular sports like...

LIVE: Boys basketball takes on Poolsville

LIVE: Boys basketball takes on Poolsville

By Aidan Farber and Ben Belford-Peltzman December 15, 2023

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Wizards Weekly: 11/1-11/8

Wizards Weekly: 11/1-11/8

By William English November 12, 2023

Washington’s second week of NBA action is complete. Across three games, Washington finished with a middle-of-the-road record of 1–2, bringing their total across the season to 2–5. Issues arise when...

LIVE: Girls soccer takes Glen Burnie in state semifinals

LIVE: Girls soccer takes Glen Burnie in state semifinals

By Sonia Weliwitigoda November 11, 2023

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Girls volleyball defeats Poolesville to end regular season

Girls volleyball defeats Poolesville to end regular season

By Mia Kanczuker October 26, 2023

The volleyball team (6–8) blazed past the Poolesville Falcons (5–9) in straight sets for their final regular season game.  The team had an outstanding performance, winning in just three sets. Whitman...

LIVE: Field hockey takes on BCC in Battle of Bethesda

LIVE: Field hockey takes on BCC in Battle of Bethesda

By Asa Ostrow and Elliot Brown September 27, 2023

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Field hockey obliterates Springbrook 7–0

Field hockey obliterates Springbrook 7–0

By Elliott Brown September 14, 2023

The field hockey team (4–0) defeated the Springbrook Bluedevils (2–1) 7–0 at home Wednesday afternoon to continue their win streak. The Vikes started hot, with senior Kiley Kreter sending one...

How I learned about the permanence of the internet the hard way

How I learned about the permanence of the internet the hard way

By Anonymous September 9, 2023

When I was in seventh grade, my parents gave me my first phone. Before they’d even let me hold it, they sat me down to teach me a very important lesson about the instantaneousness and the permanence...

Through Our Eyes: Episode 1 - Sonias Story

Through Our Eyes: Episode 1 – Sonia’s Story

By Sonia Weliwitigoda May 31, 2023

Welcome to Through Our Eyes, in this series join Sonia Weliwitigoda as she facilitates a conversation about cultural acceptance, self-identity, and building community among students of color. In this...

Volume 62 Staff

Volume 62 Staff

May 15, 2023

Online Editor-in-Chief: Harper Barnowski Print Editor-in-Chief: Kate Rodriguez Online Managing Editors: Jacob Cowan, Maddie Kaltman, Josefina Masjuan Print Managing Editors: Dani Klein, Grace...

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