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They Sing The Body Electric

They Sing The Body Electric

Rebecca LaManna, Opinion Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Body Electric is an annual event at Walt Whitman High School, which dedicates a night to celebrating the arts. Whether you are a skilled writer, dancer, or musician, The Body Electric presents an opportunity to show off your skills or just be a member of the audience. Yes, the event revolves around...

Join the Pre-Law Club

Join the Pre-Law Club

Joseph VanGostein, Co-Managing Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Are you interested in the American judicial system? Do you aspire to become a lawyer? Or are you just looking for something to do on Tuesday afternoons? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then join Whitman’s Pre-Law Club. We meet every Tuesday from 2:40 to 3:20 in room 617, and everyone ...

ICELAND, ICELAND, ICELAND!

ICELAND, ICELAND, ICELAND!

Rebecca LaManna, Opinions Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

With the trip to Reykjavik, Iceland approaching, students are getting more and more excited to visit the frigid wonderland. Students and faculty will be flying to Iceland’s beautiful capital on April 8th, less than two months from now. After fundraising for the trip with the ever- popular candy bo...

ACT v.s. SAT

ACT v.s. SAT

Scott McEntee, News/Feature Editor

March 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

As we continue through the midst of standardized testing season, an important decision arises as we try to determine which of our two options is best for us. Today, colleges accept the ACT and the SAT, often without preference, as a means of measuring a student’s cognitive ability in comparison...

Teacher of the Week: Mrs. Sandra Stueber

Teacher of the Week: Mrs. Sandra Stueber

Joseph VanGostein, Co-Managing Editor

February 12, 2017


Filed under News

This week’s Teacher of the Week is Mrs. Sandra Stueber. Mrs. Stueber works in the business department, and she joined the Whitman family last November. She taught Accounting and Career Exploration. Before teaching, Mrs. Stueber worked in the business world. She started at Dean Witter as a registered t...

Girls Sports Night 2017

Girls Sports Night 2017

Emma Weigele, Daniela Pasquarello, and Morgan Wagner, News and Features writers

February 11, 2017


Filed under News

Many years ago, girls in Walt Whitman High School were not allowed to play sports. In response to this social restriction, the girls created Girls Sports Night (GSN) so they could compete. The event still exists today as a long standing tradition of our high school. This year, GSN will be held on March...

Top 10 Tips For Applying to College

Top 10 Tips For Applying to College

Ilana Desmond, Financial Manager

February 11, 2017


Filed under News

Whether you are a senior in the midst of your applications or an underclassman beginning to think about your plans for after high school, the college application process can seem daunting. There are hundreds of colleges out there and choosing which one to attend is a nerve-wracking decision. With so...

DECA Success

Rachel Vaughan, Co-Managing Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under News

This past week, Whitman DECA dominated their regional competition. 23 out of the club’s 43 attendees managed to move on and achieved the chance to compete at the state level. Whitman students certainly did not let the week-long break dull their determination to win; one member, Joanne Nguyen, goin...

Students’ Favorite Electives

Students’ Favorite Electives

Josh Joseph, Multimedia Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Video

This month, as juniors, sophomores and freshmen all selected next year's electives, we asked Whitman students about their favorite classes. Special thanks to: Interviewees: Melissa Shaiman Maelyn Latko Max Fisher Cosette Brazeau Leila Ozkiral Kristy Campana Olivia Bonomo Sarah Zepeda Emanuel...

Introducing the 2016-17 Varsity Debate Team

Joseph VanGostein

January 9, 2017


Filed under News

After two days of intense tryouts, Whitman’s inaugural Varsity Debate Team has been announced. Congratulations to those who made it and thank you to everyone who tried out. Below are the names of Whitman’s first-ever Varsity Debate Team: Steven Ciravolo Sean Duclay Andrew Harrigan Shannon McHale Brenda Mendez...

Inside Look at Pep Rally

Tiffany Chuen

January 9, 2017


Filed under News

Friday was our annual pep rally before Homecoming. At the end of the school day, students streamed into the north gym where the dance team, gymnastics team, step team, and cheerleading teams awaited them. Each of the groups had done a run through beforehand to ensure their performances would be flawless ...

Senior Faculty Sports Night

Senior Faculty Sports Night

Shannon McHale, Co-Editor in Chief

January 9, 2017


Filed under News

On Monday November 21st, Whitman seniors faced off against their teachers in a series of intense and physical games. Volleyball, dodgeball, musical chairs, tug-of-war, basketball, and mission impossible were played throughout the night. Many came to the free event to support both students and staff. The 20...

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