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Walt Whitman High School is a public secondary institution serving roughly the western part of Bethesda—an unincorporated suburban area of Washington, D.C., in Montgomery County, in Maryland. The school is named in honor of the American poet, Walt Whitman. Thomas W. Pyle Middle School feeds into Walt Whitman High School.HistoryThe school opened in the fall of 1962 with 1,418 students. Designed by local architect Anthony Ferrara, it was built on 17 levels, with a center courtyard and a geodesic dome for its gymnasium. A Ford Foundation grant underwrote the design and construction of the dome. During the first school year, Broadway composer and lyricist Meredith Willson visited the school to assist with the production of The Music Man, which he had created. In 1981, a 1,176-seat auditorium was added to the school. In 1992, the geodesic dome and all other buildings except for the auditorium were demolished and construction began on a new school building, which opened in fall 1993.Daryl Shaw served as the inaugural principal from 1962 until 1975. Jerome Marco was principal from 1975 until his retirement in 2004. Today, the Principal is Alan Goodwin, who was assistant principal for several years before taking his current post.

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Next Level Lacrosse Store Next Level Lacrosse Store
5420 Butler Rd
Bethesda, 20816

The Next Level Store is packed with top of the line brand name equipment such as Brine, Harrow, STX, Warrior, etc. We offer custom stringing on all heads.

Potomac Whitewater Racing Center Potomac Whitewater Racing Center
4000 Virginia Pl
Bethesda, 20816

PWRC has a record of over four decades of outstanding whitewater racing/training and river conservation along the Potomac River and Mid-Atlantic region.

Shirley Povich Field Shirley Povich Field
Bethesda, 20817

WJ High School WJ High School
Bethesda, 20817

Next Level Field Hockey Next Level Field Hockey
5420 Butler Road
Bethesda, 20816

We are committed to the development of Field Hockey in the Washington DC area by sharing news, information & resources for players and their families.

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Facility Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Facility
7801 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, 20817

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Facility is part of Montgomery Parks, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.

Bethesda Big Train Baseball Bethesda Big Train Baseball
10600 Westlake Dr
Bethesda, 20852

The Bethesda Big Train is a collegiate summer baseball team located in Bethesda, Maryland. The season runs from June-August and home games are played at Shirley Povich Field. Follow us on Twitter (@gobigtrain) and look for us on Instagram and Vine!

Turkey Chase Turkey Chase
9401 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, 20814

Now celebrating it's 30th year, Turkey Chase is an annual Thanksgiving Day tradition that includes a USATF 10k race, 2 mile walk/run, and a 50m 'Tot Trot' that benefits the YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase and B-CC Rotary Club.