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Safe Halloween 2017

Safe Halloween 2017

Efrain Citle Palestino, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Another year, another successful Safe Halloween for Walt Whitman High School! With a much larger staff to help out this year, Safe Halloween 2017 was an amazing experience for everyone in attendance.   Safe Halloween is an event annually held at Whitman, and it allows children to experience the thrill...

Scientists of Tomorrow at Whitman

Scientists of Tomorrow at Whitman

Kayla Sakayan, Section Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

     The Science Research Program is one of the most incredible opportunities available to Whitman students. It is a place where one is surrounded by peers who have similar interests and share a common goal: to further develop skills needed for success in any STEM career. Each year, students are give...

Walt Whitman Powder Puff 2017

Walt Whitman Powder Puff 2017

Meghan Italo, Co-Managing Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

     On Thursday, October 26th, juniors and seniors took to the field for Walt Whitman’s annual Powder Puff football game. A Whitman tradition, Powder Puff draws out school spirit and healthy competition. With over 1,000 people in attendance, this year’s Powder Puff was one of the largest to da...

Huntington Hunt!

Huntington Hunt!

Joseph VanGostein and Rachel Vaughan

October 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

In just two weeks, Long Island will experience tremors from the what’s sure to become the event of the year. The Wolves of Wall Street Scavenger Hunt, of course! On November 5th, from 11 am to 2 pm, there will be a town-wide scavenger hunt in Huntington Village. Teams of two to five, comprised of...

They Sing The Body Electric

They Sing The Body Electric

Rebecca LaManna, Opinion Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under News

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...

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