By Julia Pearl-Schwartz and Scott Singer on April 10, 2014
Congratulations to the staff of The Black & White Volume 53!
By Matt Yang on April 8, 2014
Assistant principal Brandi Heckert will be carrying out her administrative role in a different school next year, opening up a spot for a principal intern.
By Roger Champagne on April 3, 2014
Junior Mathewe Banda was elected as student body president Tuesday, April 1. Mathewe Banda is a first-year Whitman student, moving from Johannesburg, South Africa to Bethesda this past year.
By Rebecca Katz on April 3, 2014
Students got a chance to meet Dahlia Huh, one of the candidates for the Student Member of the Board, today at lunch. Huh, a junior at Clarksburg High School, chatted with students in the cafeteria, getting her name and message out before the election April 30.
By Tyler Jacobson on April 14, 2014
Putting the loss to B-CC behind them, the baseball team played well to start spring break, winning three games in a row.
By Caleb Kushner on April 14, 2014
This week, the boys tennis team improved on their undefeated season with their sixth, seventh and eighth wins against the B-CC Barons, Northwest Jaguars and the Poolesville Falcons.
By Sam Berson on April 11, 2014
The boys lacrosse team battled back from an early 2-0 hole to beat the B-CC Barons 7-5.
By Julia Maman on April 11, 2014
The enticing smell of ethnic food swirled through the air around the auditorium entrance and brightly colored flags lined the cafeteria ceiling at the 13th annual International Night.
By Julia Pearl-Schwartz and Emma Anderson on April 8, 2014
In 1966, Bethesda was a sleepy and undeveloped town. The busiest street was Wisconsin Avenue, where office buildings were just beginning to sprout, and Wheaton Plaza was the area’s only shopping mall.
By Bridey Kelly on April 8, 2014
A cowboy and two milkmaids make their way onto the small stage in the WAUD and amid colorful balloons and bright decorations, start singing “The Lonely Goat Herd” from “The Sound of Music.” This was just one of the unique acts that performed at this year’s Best Buddies talent show.
By Emma Anderson on April 6, 2014
With a Kickstarter goal made, temporary tattoos in the back seat and 1,400 miles in front of him, Bryan Reisberg made the journey down to Austin, Texas, for the World Premiere of his debut feature film, Big Significant Things at the South by Southwest Film Festival.
By Jay Silver on April 16, 2014
Why is this week different from all other weeks? Not only is it spring break, but it’s also Passover, a Jewish holiday celebrating the Jews’ escape from Egypt.
By Emilia Malachowski on April 14, 2014
The bell rings for sixth period. You’re still in the parking lot, and getting to class on the third floor will be a trek not unlike Frodo’s to Mordor. But you’re lucky—you have a rolling backpack.
By Anya Goodman on April 13, 2014
April 30 will mark the 10th anniversary of the release of “Mean Girls”—a story about the most classic of cliques: The Plastics. As a millennial, I’m confident that “Mean Girls” has affected my peers and me more than any other film I’ve seen so far.