The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

The gallo quesadilla is served open so that you can see the delicious chicken and sauce inside. It was a unique way to serve a quesadilla.
Restaurant review: Tacombi in Bethesda
Cecilia Saltzman, Staff Writer • June 18, 2022

Transport yourself to a Mexican beach at Bethesda’s newest restaurant, Tacombi. Large windows open to the restaurant filled with happy people...

BeReal sends this notification everyday to their users. The app has been the latest social media buzz around WJ and teenagers everywhere. Users can share photos with their friends on this app.
Time to BeReal
Raquel Daley, Print A&E Editor • June 17, 2022

This cautionary notification has been calling students to their phones to capture and share a photo before time runs out. Through TikTok and...

Juniors Maanya Upadhyay, Ella Tzeng and Naomi Joseph protest in response to the potential movement to overturn Roe v. Wade. I just think its really important for us to do something right now because now it is pretty crucial not just for women, but for non-binary and trans people. A number of people will be affected by it especially in our generation so its really important that we use our voice right now, Upadhyay said.
Students stand up for Roe v. Wade
Sydney Fraser, Staff Writer • June 17, 2022

In 1973, landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade protected the right to have an abortion. This case has changed and potentially saved the lives...

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Junior Aranda Hurge tries to make a juke against senior Trinity Hill.  While , she does this her teammates Yness  Seidnaly, Isabella Mondelli, and Rita Bousadi run with her as they  all try to advance down the field.
Seniors compete against juniors in powder puff flag football game
Noel Haptemariam, Staff Writer • June 17, 2022
Photo by Josephine Meriot
Cyzia Andemambika's senior reflection
Cyiza Andemambika, Online Editor-in-Chief • June 16, 2022

A few weeks ago I opened a letter I wrote five years...

84.3% of Walter Johnson students say they believe teachers should not be armed as a solution to the outbreak of school shootings.
Why arming teachers won't solve school shootings
Nick Opipari, Staff Writer • June 16, 2022

In light of the recent Uvalde elementary school shooting,...

Junior Pearl Hoffman watches Gilmore Girls Season 6 episode 8, when Jess meets Logan for the first time and calls out Rory for her unusual behaviour.
Does Gilmore Girls romanticize affairs and the “rich snob” stereotype?
Katie Campbell, Online Feature Editor • June 16, 2022

The popular 2000s television series Gilmore Girls centers...

AC Milan celebrated their 19th Scudetto last month and after an 11-year trophy drought.
AC Milan: the renaissance of a sleeping giant
Rama Rugaba, Staff Writer • June 16, 2022
The football team finished last season with a 7-6 record. This summer, the team is preparing by doing workouts and having 7 v 7s.
Sports training doesn't stop for summer break
Olivia Scharf, Staff Writer • June 16, 2022

Sports are a constant in the school year, taking up...

Senior Andrew Schell runs in the 3200 meter race at States. He finished in fourth place and ran a time of 9:27.
Boys track finish 5th, girls team has impressive performances
Dylan Schmidt, Staff Writer • June 16, 2022

Despite all the chaos during States, the boys track...

WJs softball team huddle up before game time. The teams spring season ended abruptly after a loss to Whitman.
WJ softball's season ends abruptly, looks forward to next year
Alex Wolfson, Print Editor-in-Chief • June 15, 2022

Walter Johnson softball returned to the postseason...

BeReal sends this notification everyday to their users. The app has been the latest social media buzz around WJ and teenagers everywhere. Users can share photos with their friends on this app.
Time to BeReal
Raquel Daley, Print A&E Editor • June 17, 2022
As society returns to normalcy after the Covid pandemic, artists are back to release. Big-name artists such as The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar and Yeat have all dropped this year, making it a truly memorable year in music. Here are the best albums this year so far.
Walker Prince's album picks of 2022
Walker Prince, Staff Writer • June 16, 2022

This year has promised to be one of the crazier, more...

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The Pitch selects the most highly anticipated movies of the summer
Liann Keren, Staff Writer • June 16, 2022

Hollywood is back and there’s no doubt about it....

Bob Odenkirk plays the character Jimmy McGill, who later becomes Saul Goodman. Odenkirk has stated in an interview that the sixth season is going to be bloody and painful.
Better Call Saul's mind blowing mid-season finale
Josh Hananel, A&E assistant • June 16, 2022

The midseason finale of season six of the crime drama...

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