By Adam Simon on March 7, 2014
In the wild, polar bears dive into the water for pretty selfish reasons: food and travel. In Maryland, however, the people who imitate these polar bears are doing it for equally important and far more charitable purposes.
By Matt Yang on March 6, 2014
“Parenting is a very difficult task, and we need all the help we can get,” principal Alan Goodwin said in his opening remarks at the Parent Summit last night.
By Ben Titlebaum on March 5, 2014
For current high school freshmen, the SAT will no longer feature “archaic” vocabulary, a required essay and a penalty for missed questions, the College Board announced Wednesday in a major redesign of one of the nation’s top two college admission tests. The new test will launch in spring of 2016.
By Scott Singer and Sebastian van Bastelaer on March 3, 2014
MCPS will turn its attention to closing the achievement gap between schools by incentivizing veteran teachers to teach in schools with underperforming students, superintendent Joshua Starr told student journalists at a roundtable discussion last Monday.
By Ben Zimmermann on March 7, 2014
It has been eight years since the boys basketball team won the state title in 2006, but this season’s surprising squad is thriving at just the right moment and is now just two wins away from another state championship.
By Sam Berson on March 6, 2014
Avenging two tough losses earlier this season, including one in double overtime, the boys basketball team knocked off the number-one seeded Blair Blazers, 60-48, March 6, to earn themselves a trip to the regional finals Friday for the first time in eight years.
By Caleb Kushner on March 6, 2014
The Lady Vikes ended their season after a 46-37 home loss to the Kennedy Cavaliers in the third round of the playoffs.
By Tyler Jacobson on March 6, 2014
Capitals GM George McPhee has had a history of making big moves at the NHL trade deadline. He’s acquired key players like Sergei Federov, Cristobal Huet and Jason Arnott all with one eye on the clock.
By Emma Anderson on March 7, 2014
From Whitman’s televisions to the silver screen, alum Bryan Reisberg (’06) is hoping to make his way into the big leagues of the film industry.
By Kelley Czajka and Rebecca Katz on March 5, 2014
Those who have read William Golding’s “Lord of the Flies” are familiar with the savage qualities inherent in men, but what many are unfamiliar with is how this story would compare when enacted by an all-female cast.
By Samantha Zambri on March 4, 2014
Featuring various musical performances, nostalgic video montages and beautiful people, the 86th annual Academy Awards did not disappoint.
By Ben Zimmermann on March 3, 2014
Tracking oncoming snowstorms seems to be an increasingly popular activity for Whitman students and weather fans across the area.
By Nick Meyer on March 6, 2014
No other dish is as emblematic of American cuisine as the hamburger.
By Emilia Malachowski on February 28, 2014
It’s 7:20 a.m. and a junior slowly drags himself up off his desk, spewing AP books and SAT study guides in all directions. The blinds are drawn shut, and he uses the light from his TI-85 Plus as a guide to the bathroom.
By Rebecca Katz on February 27, 2014
Concerts are amazing in the moment; both the artists and the audience bring a great energy, which creates an opportunity to see musicians as they are in the recording studio.