walt whitman

March 3, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Racist Graffiti Spray Painted on Walt Whitman High School Campus

The Montgomery County Police Department was notified on Sunday, March 1, that racist graffiti containing the n-word was spray painted on Walt Whitman High School’s campus. Walt Whitman’s Principal Dr. Robert Dodd emailed a letter to parents Monday morning informing them of the incident. Montgomery County Public Schools is investigating the incident alongside MCPD. In […]

Read more

February 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Students Work On a Museum About Their Fears

Students from Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Walt Whitman and other high schools are putting together a museum exhibition called “Fear Itself.” Inside an old rectory next to the Bethesda Presbyterian Church, the museum is meant to highlight fears students have today such as climate change, dissociative identities and self-doubt.  The museum will be open March 20-22.

Read more

September 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Whitman Student Charged with Hitting Classmate with Frying Pan

Update (Sept. 18): Court records show that the student who hit a classmate with a frying pan at Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda faces first-degree assault charges. Police identified the student who was arrested at Whitman Monday morning as 19-year-old Prince Cutchember of Bethesda. Cutchember is being held without bail at the Montgomery County […]

Read more

June 7, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

photo of Gabe Albornoz

Concejal Albornoz ofrece discurso para la misma escuela donde se graduó

El Concejal Gabe Albornoz, hijo de padres inmigrantes, y quien ha sido residente del condado de Montgomery durante toda su vida, ofreció un discurso a los estudiantes de graduación de la escuela secundaria Walt Whitman, en el DAR Constitution Hall el jueves 6 de junio, la misma escuela donde el Concejal se graduó de secundaria.   Albornoz, en su cuenta de twitter expresó que “acabo de tener una experiencia surrealista y maravillosa. 25 años después de mi graduación de Walt Whitman HS, ¡acabo de dar el discurso de graduación a la clase de 2019! Súper impresionante grupo de jóvenes!    Just had a surreal and wonderful experience. 25 years after my graduation from Walt Whitman HS, I just gave the commencement speech to […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

May 21, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Whitman Girls Lacrosse Falls to Delaney 12-6 in MPSSAA State 4A Playoffs

Gaithersburg, Maryland Saturday May 19th 2018 MPSSAA 4A Girls Lacrosse Semifinal The Whitman girls lacrosse team played the Dulaney Lions of Baltimore County Saturday in the 4A MPSSAA state semifinal at Gaithersburg High School. The Whitman squad played hard but ran into a very good Dulaney goalkeeper who stopped many of the shots the Vikings […]

Read more

October 27, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

County Golf Stars at State Championship (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County High Schools in the 3A/4A division took many top honors this week in the MPSSAA State Golf Championship. Over the period of three days the University of Maryland Golf Course hosted the state championship with the 3A/4A playing on Monday, 1A/2A playing on Tuesday and the top low score finishers all competing on […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter