The Black & White Multimedia team provides an inside look at the music program’s recent trip to Nashville, TN.
Academics are a common source of stress for teens, especially at high-achieving schools like Whitman. This issue inspired neuropsychologist William Stixrud and PrepMatters founder Ned Johnson to give a presentation Thursday night to help students manage their increasing stress levels.
The now 5–4 baseball team trounced the Walter Johnson Wildcats 8–1 Friday, attaining a winning record for the first time since their opening game.
The “Walt Whitman High School” app was officially launched on Wednesday, aiming to improve communication between the school, students and their families.
Classes were shortened today to allow time for a pep rally in celebration of the over $65,000 raised during LLS Month. Whitman was the top fundraising school in the country for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Photo by Michelle Jarcho.
The 4–6 girls’ softball team dominated the B-CC Barons, winning 13–3 on Saturday to keep up their hot bats and sturdy pitching from their near-comeback against Churchill. Pitcher Lauren Furst kept steady during her outing, allowing only three runs.
The now 3–6 girls softball team couldn’t keep up with an explosive first inning from the Churchill Bulldogs, losing 15–14.
The 3–5 girls softball team took down the Walter Johnson Wildcats 13–3 Wednesday afternoon. Starting pitcher Lauren Furst pitched an airtight five innings in a game that ended early due to the mercy rule.
The baseball team paired efficient batting with crafty base-running in a 5–2 victory over the Churchill Bulldogs Thursday, raising their record to 4–4.
The girls lacrosse team improved to 6–1 Thursday, manhandling the B-CC Barons 14–4. Midfielders Eden Gray and Maddie Parker dominated once again and goalkeeper Hannah Tatem kept up her great season, locking down her end of the field.
The boys volleyball team suffered their seventh loss of the season Thursday at Magruder, falling to the now 5–2 Colonels 3–0, despite having a well-played start and end to the game.
Following a ceremony to honor former coed volleyball coach Geoff Schaefer and his late wife Denise, the now 5–2 coed volleyball team won 3–1, defeating the 4–3 Magruder Colonels.
No student is particularly excited to hear that dreaded bell ringing at 7:25 every morning. That is, except for ten sophomores who returned from a spring break service trip to Guatemala with a new perspective on education.
The boys tennis team came up with a huge win Thursday afternoon, beating the rival B-CC Barons 4–3.
“You don’t look black.” “But, you’re white.” “I never knew you were black. I’m sorry, does that offend you?” These are but a few instances of microaggression that have been directed at me in the past.