Walt Whitman High School

June 10, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Lluvias Previstas Retrasan un día las Graduaciones del Viernes

Cinco de las ceremonias de graduación de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery que originalmente estaban programadas para el viernes ahora se llevarán a cabo a las 10 a.m. el sábado 12 de junio debido al pronóstico del tiempo. Los estudiantes del último año de las escuelas secundarias James Hubert Blake, Richard Montgomery, Sherwood, […]

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June 10, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Expected Rains Push Friday’s Graduations Back One Day

Commencement ceremonies at five Montgomery County Public School graduations that originally were scheduled for Friday now will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 12 due to the forecast of inclement weather. Graduating seniors at James Hubert Blake, Richard Montgomery, Sherwood, Watkins Mill Hill and Walt Whitman high schools will have to wait one extra […]

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June 2, 2021 | Staff Writer

Graduation Caps thrown in sky photo

26 Montgomery County Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

26 Montgomery County students have earned college and university-sponsored National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees are selected by each sponsoring college or university from a group of finalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. The awards provide recipients between $500 to $2,000 annually for […]

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May 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces High School Graduation Dates, Speakers

More than 11,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Wednesday, June 2, and will end Thursday, June 17. Last year, MCPS held virtual graduation ceremonies, but this year each school’s commencement ceremony will be in person and […]

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May 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

26 Estudiantes de Montgomery Ganan $2,500 de la Corporación Nacional de Becas al Mérito

26 estudiantes de último año del condado de Montgomery han obtenido becas en la segunda ronda de premios de la Corporación Nacional de Becas al Mérito (NMSC). Los premiados fueron seleccionados entre más de 16,000 estudiantes en todo el país, y 47 premiados elegidos son de Maryland. Los premios brindan a los destinatarios un premio […]

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May 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

26 Montgomery County Students Earn $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

26 Montgomery County seniors have earned National Merit Scholarships in the second round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Awardees were selected from more than 16,000 students nationwide and were among 47 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. This group of […]

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April 27, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Whitman y Poolesville Clasifican entre las 150 Mejores Escuelas Secundarias de EE.UU.

Las escuelas secundarias de Montgomery obtienen un puntaje alto en las clasificaciones de 2021 El U.S. News & World Report publicó el martes su clasificación anual de las mejores escuelas secundarias. En el número 111, Walt Whitman High School en Bethesda y en el número 119, Poolesville. Estas son las únicas dos escuelas secundarias en […]

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April 27, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Whitman, Poolesville Rank in U.S. Top 150 High Schools

Montgomery High Schools Score High in U.S. News 2021 Rankings The U.S. News & World Report released their annual Best High School rankings Tuesday. At No. 111, Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda and at No. 119, Poolesville are the only two high schools in Maryland to make the top 150 nationally. U.S. News ranked […]

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February 8, 2021 | Brandy L. Simms

Former Whitman Player Cockrell Earns Super Bowl Ring with Buccaneers

Former Montgomery County football player Ross Cockrell has a Super Bowl ring to add to his resume. The Tampa Bay cornerback and special teams player was a member of Walt Whitman’s junior varsity squad before he transferred to a private school in Charlotte. He played college football at Duke where he reunited with former Whitman […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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