Walt Whitman High School

May 18, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Severna Park Girls Advance Past Whitman to State Lacrosse Finals

Gaithersburg, MD. Friday, May 17, 2019 Walt Whitman girls lacrosse team found the going tough against Severna Park losing their bid to the state championship game by a score of 16-3.  The Vikings, who were undefeated during regular season league play, could not produce any offensive momentum throughout the game.  Game highlights were few and […]

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May 13, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

4A West MPSSAA Lacrosse Playoffs Off to a Great Start

Bethesda, MD, Walt Whitman High School, Friday, May 10 Skies threatened, rain came, then so did the sun as advancing rounds of MPSSAA lacrosse playoffs got off to a great start. In the opener it was the local as a boys visitor, Walt Whitman against the higher seed and home team, Bethesda-Chevy Chase (BCC).  In […]

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May 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 24

More than 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Friday, May 24, and will end Thursday, June 13.  Sixteen graduation ceremonies will be held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. Those ceremonies can be viewed live on […]

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May 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Officials Call National High School Rankings List ‘Inaccurate’

MCPS Says U.S. News & World Report Has ‘Discrepancy’ in School Data Montgomery County Public Schools emailed families Wednesday evening about U.S. News and World Report‘s 2019 national high school rankings list. School officials are claiming that the data U.S. News & World Report used to compile the list is faulty. In the email, MCPS […]

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April 30, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Whitman Ranked in U.S. Top 100 High Schools

The U.S. News & World Report released their annual Best High Schools rankings Tuesday. At #93, Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda was the only high school in Maryland to make the top 100 nationally. Thomas S. Wootton High School in Rockville was the next Maryland school ranked, coming in at #125. The schools are […]

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April 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Navarro Calls Whitman Students’ Racist Social Media Post ‘Severely Disturbing’

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a statement Tuesday about the two Walt Whitman students who published a racist social media post over the weekend. The social media post, according to Whitman’s principal, Robert Dodd, included a picture of the two students wearing blackface; the caption for the post included the n-word. “This incident […]

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April 30, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Whitman Students Post Blackface Photo, Use N-Word in Description

The principal of Walt Whitman High School sent a letter to parents and students Monday morning addressing a “hate-bias incident” involving two students. The letter stated that the two students posted a picture on a private social media account over the weekend of themselves in blackface and used the N-word in their description, which disturbed […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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January 12, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Whitman Girls Stun Undefeated Churchill With Last Shot to Win 40-39

Potomac, Maryland Winston Churchill High School, January 11, 2019 The game between the undefeated Bulldogs of Churchill and the Whitman Vikings girls team ended with a Whitman three-point shot with three seconds remaining to give the Vikings a 40-39 victory.  The time out called by Churchill gave them a three-second chance to go the length […]

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January 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Walt Whitman Outscores Churchill, 40-39

It was a close basketball game Friday night but when time ran out, it was the Walt Whitman Vikings outscoring the Winston Churchill Bulldogs, 40-39. Photographer Daryl Schultz captured the hoops action, below: ⁦@mymcmedia⁩ ⁦@Photoloaf⁩ ⁦@ChurchillPrin⁩ ⁦@WWHSAthletics⁩ ⁦@DawgsSports⁩ ⁦@cszscores⁩ the Final in a stunning last three second shot Whitman defeats Churchill 40-39 pic.twitter.com/frgebnplOQ — BayCountryPhoto (@SurfFishOBX) […]

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