• The Inside Pitch
    NHL Playoff Preview: Stanley Cup Finals

    No cliché could properly describe the matchup between this year’s Stanley Cup finalists. On Saturday, the Flyers and Blackhawks will fight for a year’s worth of bragging rights and their names engraved on Lord Stanley’s cup. 00

  • Feature
    WJ Clubs: Society for Established Young Ladies

    No club at WJ can even come close to being as ladylike as the Society of Established Young Ladies (The Ladies Club), which strives to exude “ladyness” in all areas of daily life. 00

  • The Inside Pitch
    This Week In Sports: Episode 2

    Sports editor Jeremy Smith, editorial editor Ian Green, Ssaff writer Daniel Fanaroff and staff writer Ryan Lynch discuss this week in sports. 00

  • Sports News
    Coed Volleyball Wrapup

    “One for all and all for one,” proclaimed coed volleyball coach Bill Morris, talking about his team’s unity. With a season of 4-8, Morris doubled the number of wins he had last year, which made him very proud of his team. “We had a good season, winning four matches,” he said. “But...

  • Sports News
    Boys Volleyball Wrapup

    The boys volleyball team’s near perfect season of 11-1 ended in their semifinal game in the playoffs against Wootton with scores of 25-19, 21-25, 13-25, 25-18, 4-15.  After beating rivals like B-CC, Churchill, and Whitman, the team can consider the season a huge success. Although they did not make it to the finals, coach...

  • Sports News
    WJ Baseball Season Wrap-Up

    WJ baseball team’s season came to abrupt end on Friday, May 15, in a 7-3 loss to Northwest in the first round of the state playoffs. After starting the season 6-0, the team lost five out of seven games before winning the last three toward the end of the regular season. 00

  • Sports News
    Track and Field Teams Finish a Successful Season

    The track and field team had a very successful season this year, with the boys team breaking the school record for the 4×800 meter relay with a time of 7:50 at the Penn Relays.  Both the girls and boys teams also scored high in Counties and Regions. “I’d say overall, this year’s track and...

  • News
    Fran Irvin to Leave Administrative Team

    Due to construction-related budget cuts, beginning June 1, WJ will return to having an administrative team with three 12-month assistant principals and one 11-month assistant principal. 00

  • Sports News
    Boys Lacrosse Wrap Up

      The boys lacrosse season came to an abrupt end as they failed to make it past the third round of the playoffs for the fourth straight year. This year they fell to Whitman, and gave up a season-high of 16 goals while only tallying 12. 00

  • Feature
    10 Ways to Make Your Summer Count…. SSL Opportunities

    Having trouble reaching 75 hours in time? Have no fear! We’ve narrowed your list down to 10 great volunteer opportunities. 1. Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County. Not only is building houses for homeless people praiseworthy, but it’s a great way to wrack up the hours over the summer… while feeling good...

  • Opinion
    WJ Alum Cal Thomas Talks About His High School Years

    Cal Thomas, Walter Johnson graduate of ’60 and all around cool guy, answered some questions about what his high school reunion that he recently went to was like. What was the atmosphere like? Lots of stories about goofing-off and the troubles we gave some of our teachers and also regrets that we...

  • Sports News
    Girls Gymnastics Wrap-Up

        Despite injuries and absences, the girls gymnastics team has completed yet another successful season.  Throughout the year, they placed first in a meet against Springbrook, second in meets against Blair, Gaithersburg, Springbrook, Blake, and B-CC, and placed fourth overall in the MCPS Championship, where freshmen Grace Leslau and Guillemette Bodenreider and sophomore...

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