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Senior Superlatives Announced

October 5, 2015

And the winners are: Best Dancer Male: Gary Cisneros Female: Katie Cox Best Dressed Male: Derek Lap Female: Faith McIntosh Most Free-Spirited Male: Doug Marr Female: Eve Metzger Mr. & Mrs. Whitman Male: Juan Gonzalez Female: Milly LeClaire Most Artistic Male: Muaz Azhar Female: Val Abb...

Town of Huntington Undergoes Sidewalk Renovations

Scott McEntee, Community News Writer

September 28, 2015

The Town of Huntington can be described as a progressive community. Steps are always being taken to further advance the area, rather than let it decline – whether it is a newly renovated clubhouse at the Crab Meadow Golf Course or the organization of numerous festivals and gatherings like the Summer...

Prepare for Success at the Library

Prepare for Success at the Library

Joseph VanGostein, Managing Editor

September 28, 2015

In the twenty-first century, academic success is more important than ever. We have been told this all our lives, and sometimes the pressure of getting good grades in our classes can be just too much. However, there stands a beacon of hope right here in our own community, and it is full of information...

A Wildcat Welcome

A Wildcat Welcome

Natalie Migliore, Business Manager

September 28, 2015

“It goes by fast.” You hear this before you even walk through the doors of Walt Whitman High School. You smile, nod your head, pretend like you understand and say, “Yeah, I can’t wait,” when in the back of your mind you can’t fathom how fast it really goes. Walking into Whitman as a fresh...

Music and Kindness at Mercy

Brenda Mendez, Staff Writer

June 23, 2015

  If you walk through the halls of Whitman, you will find all different types of people. At first glance, you might even be able to tell a little bit about them. But this first impression is never comparable to what you can find when you talk to them for just a little bit of time. Some people,...

Volunteering and the Doors It Can Open

Volunteering and the Doors It Can Open

Joseph VanGostein, Managing Editor

June 16, 2015

Here at Whitman, students can complete fifty hours of community service to receive half of a credit and one hundred hours to receive a full credit. While that amount of volunteering may seem daunting and impossible to complete, it is actually quite easy to rack up the hours with all the volunteering opportunities available at Whitman and throughout our community. The programs cited in this article are not only a fun, easy way to gain credits, but they will also look nice on any college application.

Deca Dinner Dance

Deca Dinner Dance

Natalie Migliore, Business Manager

June 12, 2015

On Thursday, May 28, Whitman’s very own DECA chapter attended the DECA Dinner Dance where Regional Officer Elections took place. The night was filled with campaign speeches and slogans as well as food and dancing. If you are thinking of joining DECA next year, this is just one of the many exciting ...

Dreams Come True With DECA

Dreams Come True With DECA

Joseph VanGostein, Managing Editor

May 15, 2015

DECA, that club with the diamond, is more than an acronym you see on people’s shirts every Thursday. In fact, this international club can take you places as far as Nashville, give you a good opportunity to showcase your business skills, and, if you work hard enough, provide you with plenty of accolades...

Lamplighters

Elizabeth Plaisir, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015

Do you know what goes on backstage during performances like school concerts and plays? I'll tell you what happens. Diligent Lamplighters work behind the scenes to make sure these performances look as great as they can by perfecting their lights and sounds. Being a Lamplighter isn't easy. You heard me—it...

Rocking Out at the Rock the Shelter Benefit

Nicholas Miata, Writer

May 15, 2015

On November 15, the African American Heritage Club organized and hosted its annual Rock the Shelter Benefit Concert under the direction of Ms. Cynthia Quinlan. This year, all types of performances were present at the concert, and throughout the night, several speakers shared stories of homelessness and...

Ugly Sweater Contest

Cara Ferreri, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015

Tis the season to be jolly! Did you see some crazy holiday sweaters on the staff?  This year, the Whitman staff competed to win Ms. Acker’s Ugly Sweater Contest.  There were many teachers involved and many prizes were awarded to the best teachers who scored highest in the following categories.   Honorable mentio...

Senior Faculty Sports Night

Chase Dowdle, Production Editor

May 15, 2015

This year Senior Faculty Sports Night reached a new level of fun.  From musical chairs to volleyball, both faculty and students had an amazing time!  After going to sports nights for three years, and now finally participating in it, I can definitely say that I have no regrets!  Between the Seniors’...

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