The Black & White online won an Online Pacemaker Award from the National Scholastic Press Association, as announced last week. Over 150 schools entered the contest.
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Congratuations to the SGA Executive Board for next year! Share This:
The NASA space shuttle Discovery flies over Whitman today on its tour over D.C. The shuttle traveled to D.C. from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where it stayed after returning from the International Space Station in March.
Senior Serena Russell won the Photo Club’s third contest of the year last month. The theme was “Something Red.” For more information about the club, please contact junior Talia Levinas. Share This:
Many “Hunger Games” fans dressed up for the midnight premiere at Regal Bethesda 10 last night, including these Westland MS students.
Workers deliver mulch to school this evening in preparation for the annual Whitman All Sports Boosters Mulch Sale. Come to the parking lot starting at 8:00 a.m. Saturday to buy mulch at $5.50 per three cubic foot bag.
Math teacher Michelle Holloway and some of her AP Calculus BC students teach math concepts to a class of fourth graders at Burning Tree ES today in celebration of Pi Day.
Dozens of students shared the “KONY 2012” video on Facebook today, after the organization Invisible Children premiered the video online to raise awareness about Joseph Kony, who leads the Lord’s Resistance Army in central Africa and abducts children for child soldiers and sex slaves. Share This:
Senior Evan Reeves collects donations for his beard/mustache today in the last day of the Battle of the Beards fundraiser for Leukemia and Lymphoma month. Another student competitor, senior Andrew Feder, won with over $1,200.
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Superintendent Joshua Starr will present his FY 2013 budget recommendation tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Richard Montgomery HS.
The Shakespeare Club rehearses its production of “All’s Well That Ends Well” this Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5, and admission is free with a canned food donation.
A young girl pets a donkey during a live nativity scene last night at the North Bethesda United Methodist Church. The youth group reenacted the scene to mark the start the holiday season.
Students “goofing off” during fifth lunch today accidentally kicked a door by the auditorium entrance, shattering the glass window, assistant principal Jerome Easton said.
Let’s talk turkey. Or rather, as vegans might prefer, tofurkey. This November, one percent of Americans ages eight to 18 will eat an animal-free Thanksgiving meal, according to a 2009 study by the Vegetarian Recourse Group. But considering that meat is the staple of this American tradition, many wonder how vegans survive turkey day.
Sophomore Will Moss makes some smores in his honors chemistry class today.
Freshman Sally Ruskowski won the first photo club contest Nov. 16 for her fall photo. The photo club, sponsored by art teacher Mike Seymour, is holding monthly contests this year.
Students visit Kronborg Castle, the setting for Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” during a trip to Denmark Nov. 18 to 25. The students, chaperoned by English teacher Beth Rockwell and social studies department head Robert Mathis, are staying with host families.
Students give blood for the Fall Blood Drive in the small gym today. Anyone 16-years-old or older, weighing over 110 pounds and meeting other regulations can donate.
Students who play Toreadorables in the fall musical “Gypsy” stand on stage Nov. 9 during a costume parade. Director Christopher Gerken critiqued each costume in preparation for opening night Nov. 17.