Junior Ali Foreman holds a local South African child during a visit to a township. Foreman spent six weeks in South Africa as part of an exchange trip. Photo courtesy Ali Foreman.
South Africa: A desire to help in the future
As I write my last blog post on my 19-hour flight home from South Africa, I’m filled with overwhelmingly bittersweet emotions.
Photo courtesy www.whitmandrama.com.
Cappies review praises ‘Frankenstein’
A blue light hits a metallic table, and the body lying on it begins to convulse. Thus began Walt Whitman High School’s terrifying production of Frankenstein; a show about how playing God will result in horrifying consequences.
Photo courtesy www.hirshhorn.si.edu.
Suprasensorial: Experiments in Light, Color and Space
Curators Alma Ruiz and Valerie Fletcher lead this art exhibit at the Hirshorn Museum Feb. 23 in a special program from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Photo courtesy Rachel Bird.
Photo of the Day: February 12
Sophomore Rachel Bird won the second Photo Club contest last week with this photo. The theme was portraits.
Junior Ali Foreman (left) and Emma, one of her host sisters, enjoy a beautiful day by Hout Bay. Foreman and the other exchange students have also visited a wildlife park and Robben Island, among other excursions. Photo courtesy Ali Foreman.
South Africa: Oh, the places you’ll go
It's been only two and a half weeks since my last post, but in that time, I've experienced more than I could have ever imagined through visits to a wildlife park, the prison that held Nelson Mandela and a leadership camp.
party bust
WUSA9 News airs party footage in underage drinking series
As part of its series “WASTED: Young and Using,” WUSA9 News aired Feb. 2 a segment that includes video of a student’s Dec. 10 house party, in which the police cited about 35 students. 
Ali Foreman (far right) visits the Cape of Good Hope with her host sister, Sarah, and fellow Whitman exchange student Kate O'Brien (second left) and her host sister.
‘Goeiedag,’ or hello, from South Africa
It’s 30 degrees (in Celsius) right now, I saw a baboon walking down the street yesterday, and when I asked for ketchup at lunch today, the waitress looked at me like I was crazy. Needless to say, this side of the world is far different from our “Bethesda bubble.”
Life: A Journey Through Time
Life: A Journey Through Time is a concert at the Music Center at Strathmore Jan. 28 at 8:00 p.m. The program features Marin Alsop conducting the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra through Baltimore native Philip Glass’ compositions, as photographs from National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting are shown.
Underage drinking Q&A with MCPD
After the PTSA meeting tonight, Montgomery County police officer Bill Morrison will answer questions about underage drinking and its various legal consequences tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the media center.
Semester exam schedule
Exams for first semester start tomorrow and continue through next week. Students do not have to show up to classes in which they don’t have an exam. Buses still run on normal schedules, but students can stay in the media center or cafeteria.
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