By Sarina Hanfling on August 30, 2014
Students and teachers ran into trouble getting computer logins this week after changes to MCPS software regarding the network and login information.
By Matt Yang on August 29, 2014
Superintendent Joshua Starr, along with an entourage of MCPS and political officials, visited classrooms Friday morning.
By William Arnesen on June 10, 2014
Superintendent Joshua Starr renounced his prior support for later school start times in a press release Tuesday, effectively closing the door on the long-stalled proposal.
By Jacob Blitz on June 9, 2014
Wilson High School in D.C. claims that it may be the only school in the country to hold a LGBTQ+ Pride Day. So it wasn’t entirely unexpected that there would be repercussions.
By Alexa Brodsky on June 12, 2014
Georgetown Preparatory High School junior Carsten Vissering recently broke the 15-16 National Age Group record in the 100 meter breast stroke, winning the NCSA Junior National title with a time of 52.83 seconds. Vissering continues to train and is working towards swimming in the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio.
By Caleb Friedman on June 4, 2014
Alum Matt Arrington (‘06) is right back where he started, on the soccer fields of Bethesda. While he may not be winning all-state awards playing with the Vikes anymore, he’s trying to develop players who can.
By Ben Katz on June 1, 2014
The crew team took their final strokes of the season with a strong performance at the Scholastic Rowing Association National Championship last weekend.
By Anna Marcus on May 29, 2014
The Vikes capped off an amazing tennis season this Saturday earning a gold, silver and bronze medal at the state tournament.
By Naomi Ravick on August 28, 2014
Got ice? This summer everyone seems to have hopped on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge bandwagon, including principal Alan Goodwin and assistant principal Kathy McHale.
By Naomi Ravick on June 10, 2014
As graduation for seniors nears, so does the last day of teaching for many educators. Once roaming the halls lost as fresh-faced new teachers, these veterans are ready to say goodbye to scantrons and grading—at least at Whitman.
By Roger Champagne on June 5, 2014
With summer right around the corner, students are due to have a lot more free time on their hands. What better place to spend that time than at the movies? Here are the top five movies to see this summer:
By Naomi Ravick on August 18, 2014
Rising junior Naomi Ravick spent five weeks in Israel during the Israel-Gaza conflict. She was there from July 2 to Aug. 7 on a program with the youth movement Habonim Dror, a labor Zionist socialist movement. Ravick is blogging for the Black & White about her experience.
By Joseph Kaperst on July 14, 2014
New York City is often considered to be microcosmic of the so-called American melting pot. I spent a few days this summer looking at the city as a sort of culinary melting pot, biting into several of the Big Apple’s best dishes.
By Noah Franklin on June 15, 2014
I hate movie talkers. I don’t care if we’re in a theater or my family room couch; keep your tedious, dogmatic commentary out of the equation.