The Board of Education announced current interim state superintendent Dr. Jack R. Smith as the new MCPS superintendent, who will begin his term in July.
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After being postponed twice due to snow, Whitman Idol kicked off LLS month with a bang, bringing in over $2300.
Leadership brought in puppies to help students cope with stress during exam week.
You’re in a fast-paced history class. Your teacher puts notes up on the board and switches the page without waiting. As you struggle to copy down the information quickly, you find yourself squinting as you attempt to make out the faded words on the dimly lit Promethean board.
The sixth annual Battle of the Bands took place last Friday night in front of a dancing and singing crowd.
The auditorium was packed this Wednesday for Whitman Idol, a night full of well-rehearsed songs, successful accompaniments, and witty comments from teacher judges. Junior Stefanie Abramowitz won for singing “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone, accompanied by Ellie Trainor.
At the start of the new semester, schedules change. The Black & White interviewed students and staff on their feelings about the schedule shift halfway through every school year.
Photos by Ryan Babbit.
The ice hockey team overcame the Walter Johnson Wildcats 5–4 Wednesday afternoon after strong performances in goal and from the front line.
The girls basketball team beat rival B-CC Barons Wednesday night for the second time this season by a score of 71–46, improving to 13–3.
The boys basketball team stayed hot Wednesday evening with a 45–34 victory over rival B-CC, extending Whitman’s win streak to four games.
March 12, 2015. The B-CC Barons were gunning for the boys’ basketball state championship in one of the biggest games in school history. Thousands of faithful Baron fans stood in the stands at the XFINITY Center cheering on their team that night. And then there was one Viking faithful. Me.
The wrestling team followed up its highest-scoring victory of the season with an even more lopsided 70–12 win over the Gaithersburg Trojans Tuesday.