• Class of 2015 graduates with a sense of unity

    Class of 2015 graduates with a sense of unity

    Emma Zwick, Staff Writer

    June 8, 2015

    The class of 2015 officially concluded their high school careers on Fri., May 29 to begin the next chapter of their lives. Graduation is one of the biggest and most memorable days in a young person’s life. It is a turning point for each and every one of the students who piled into DAR Constitution... READ MORE »»

    Photo by Emma Zwick

  • The Washington Capitals are a team with personality

    The Washington Capitals are a team with personality

    Zack Shapiro, Online Arts & Entertainment Editor

    June 5, 2015

    Most sports coverage centers around athletic performance, recaps of games, depictions of great goals and analysis of upcoming match-ups. But this year, the Washington Capitals deserve more than the standard sports coverage. D.C. has been blessed with a team brimming with great personality and good hearts.... READ MORE »»

    Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom share a laugh at practice

    Photo courtesy of Flickr/Teka England

  • WJ Athletics 2015-2016 preview

    WJ Athletics 2015-2016 preview

    Bryce Auster, Staff Writer

    June 3, 2015

    This year, WJ athletics had many successful teams, but some still struggled.  Even though there were some teams that did not do well this year, there is certainly optimism for 2015-2016. Teams that played well this year will look to build off their success, and those that were mediocre will try to... READ MORE »»

    Sophomore QB Peyton Ahnell will be one of the key pieces for the football team next year

    Photo Courtesy of Ned Ahnell.

  • WJ sports: year in review

    WJ sports: year in review

    Grant Weaver, Online Assistant Sports Editor

    May 26, 2015

    As the school year winds down, so are athletics.  The Pitch Online looks back at three sports teams from each of the three seasons of the 2014-2015 school year. Fall Sports:  Football: The WJ football team had another disappointing season this year.  Under the coaching of second-year varsi... READ MORE »»

    WJ Football players stand on the sideline during their homecoming game victory against Northwood.

    Photo by Sarah Shecker

  • Robotics team advances to Global Championships

    Robotics team advances to Global Championships

    Leila Siegel, Online Feature Editor

    May 20, 2015

    On Apr. 18, WJ's Robotics team placed third at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Botball Regionals. Additionally, they earned the Judges' Choice Award for Excellence in Engineering. This means that they will be attending the Global Championships in Albuquerque, N.M. this summer. "We usually are one of the to... READ MORE »»

    The robotics team at the Botball Regional Tournament earlier in April.

    Photo courtesy of Kelly Dunston

Fat Amy steals the show once again in Pitch Perfect 2

Fat Amy steals the show once again in Pitch Perfect 2

Ally Orndorff, Staff Writer

Pitch Perfect 2 is dominating the box office for the second week in a row. The Pitch Perfect sequel once again features Anna Kendrick as the leader of an elite women’s...  Read More »

June 5, 2015

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Wednesday, May 6

    Boys Lacrosse

    WJ 14 - BCC 2

  • Wednesday, May 6

    Girls Lacrosse

    WJ 11 - RM 7

  • Tuesday, May 5

    Boys Volleyball

    WJ 28, 24, 25, 25 - Gaithersburg 26, 26, 22, 18

  • Monday, May 4

    Baseball

    WJ 8 - Damascus 3

  • Wednesday, April 29

    Boys Volleyball

    WJ 17, 17, 20 - Wheaton 25, 25, 25

  • Wednesday, April 29

    Coed Volleyball

    WJ 25, 22, 21, 25, 15 - Wheaton 16, 25, 25, 12, 17

  • Tuesday, April 28

    Boys Lacrosse

    WJ 16 - Blair 5

  • Tuesday, April 28

    Girls Lacrosse

    WJ 10 - Blair 8

  • Monday, April 27

    Boys Tennis

    WJ 7 - Clarksburg 0

  • Monday, April 27

    Baseball

    WJ 7 - Northwest 12

Student Profile: Ruth Shatkay receives Charles H. Rideout Award

Student Profile: Ruth Shatkay receives Charles H. Rideout Award

Leila Siegel, Online Feature Editor

Each year, the Charles H. Rideout Award is given to the member of the senior class with the highest weighted GPA. The student then gives a speech at graduation. This year,...  Read More »

June 8, 2015

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Columbia student brings attention to campus assaults

Columbia student brings attention to campus assaults

Zoey Becker, Online Opinion Editor

Over the past year at Columbia University, student Emma Sulkowicz has been carrying a mattress everywhere she goes. Why would a young women in her senior year of college go...  Read More »

June 8, 2015

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Recent Articles

On another level: Two girls from WJ committed to Division One programs

On another level: Two girls from WJ committed to Division One programs

Noah Meyers, Staff Writer

College division one athletics are not what they used to be, with the increased competition and number athletes, being a division one athlete is almost like playing in the...  Read More »

June 7, 2015

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Parallel parking removed from Maryland driving test

Parallel parking removed from Maryland driving test

Sally Tuszynski, Staff Writer

On Wed. May 20, the Maryland Motor Vehicle Association announced that parallel parking will not be required in the road test taken to obtain a driver’s license, effective...  Read More »

June 8, 2015

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Wizards lose for the second straight year

Wizards lose for the second straight year

Andrew Resnick, Sports Staff Writer

This past May, the Washington Wizards lost in the Eastern Conference Semifinal for the second year in a row, this time to the Atlanta Hawks. The Wizards were looking to win...  Read More »

June 10, 2015

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