Walt Whitman High School

May 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

26 Estudiantes de Montgomery Ganan $2,500 de la Corporación Nacional de Becas al Mérito

26 estudiantes de último año del condado de Montgomery han obtenido becas en la segunda ronda de premios de la Corporación Nacional de Becas al Mérito (NMSC). Los premiados fueron seleccionados entre más de 16,000 estudiantes en todo el país, y 47 premiados elegidos son de Maryland. Los premios brindan a los destinatarios un premio […]

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May 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

26 Montgomery County Students Earn $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

26 Montgomery County seniors have earned National Merit Scholarships in the second round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Awardees were selected from more than 16,000 students nationwide and were among 47 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. This group of […]

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April 27, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Whitman y Poolesville Clasifican entre las 150 Mejores Escuelas Secundarias de EE.UU.

Las escuelas secundarias de Montgomery obtienen un puntaje alto en las clasificaciones de 2021 El U.S. News & World Report publicó el martes su clasificación anual de las mejores escuelas secundarias. En el número 111, Walt Whitman High School en Bethesda y en el número 119, Poolesville. Estas son las únicas dos escuelas secundarias en […]

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April 27, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Whitman, Poolesville Rank in U.S. Top 150 High Schools

Montgomery High Schools Score High in U.S. News 2021 Rankings The U.S. News & World Report released their annual Best High School rankings Tuesday. At No. 111, Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda and at No. 119, Poolesville are the only two high schools in Maryland to make the top 150 nationally. U.S. News ranked […]

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February 8, 2021 | Brandy L. Simms

Former Whitman Player Cockrell Earns Super Bowl Ring with Buccaneers

Former Montgomery County football player Ross Cockrell has a Super Bowl ring to add to his resume. The Tampa Bay cornerback and special teams player was a member of Walt Whitman’s junior varsity squad before he transferred to a private school in Charlotte. He played college football at Duke where he reunited with former Whitman […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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October 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

157 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifinalists in the 2021 competition Wednesday, Sept. 9. 157 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are National Merit semifinalists. The semifinalists will now go on to compete nationally for scholarships that will be awarded in the spring. The schools with the most finalists are Montgomery Blair (39), Richard […]

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September 18, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Board of Education Candidate Talks With High School Students About Virtual Learning

Montgomery County Board of Education candidate Sunil Dasgupta talked with students from local high schools Thursday night about their experiences with virtual learning and what they think could be done better. “I want to come out of this [pandemic] stronger. I want to come out of this not with the old normal. I want to […]

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August 6, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Along Dangerous Bethesda Roadway, Safety Improvement Project Begins

Work has begun on the long anticipated roadway improvement project along River Road in Bethesda. The $1.9 million project, which aims to improve safety between Braeburn Parkway and Pyle Road, is expected to be completed by spring 2021. For years, residents and councilmembers alike have voiced concerns about the deadly intersection, which in 2016 was […]

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June 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Whitman Students Demand Expulsion of Students Charged in Racist Incident

Walt Whitman High School SGA members signed a Racism Accountability Letter demanding that the students involved with spray painting a noose and a racial slur on a utility shed near the school be expelled.  “We are calling on school administration to punish perpetrators of this crime and expel the two students who still attend Walt […]

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