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

Historian retrieves WJ artifacts for Kansas museum
Historian retrieves WJ artifacts for Kansas museum
Joshua Singer and Sabrina Solares May 24, 2024

With 3,509 strikeouts, 417 wins, 110 career shutouts and a place in the inaugural class of the Baseball Hall of Fame, Walter Johnson was truly a one-of-a-kind...

Junior Mia Milicevic practices her forehand at tennis practice with the WJ girls tennis team. “Sometimes I don’t like [tennis] because you’re alone but most of the time, I do like it for that reason because it really is just you out there. I do experience being part of a team at WJ but in tournaments and when I’m playing outside of school, I like that rush when I win a point because I did it all by myself, Milicevic said.
Milicevic aces her way to the top
Elli Karistinou, Print Feature Editor • May 24, 2024
(Courtesy Madeleine Simmons)
Simmons cements legacy with four state titles
Elizabeth Finn, Print Managing Editor • May 24, 2024
Q&A With Ash Hyer
Gil Gordon, Online Editor-in-Chief • May 24, 2024
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A graph shows this year’s distribution of students in upper-level STEM courses. “I think there’s definitely a cultural trend that starts before high school, not to say that there’s nothing that we can do at the high school level to try to prevent it now, but I think it starts way before us,” AP Computer Science Java teacher Fedor Menchukov said.
Gender differences in STEM classes mirror workforce
Joshua Singer, Print Editor-in-Chief • May 24, 2024
Boy and Milicevic pose with the MCPS county championship plaque. The team got first place in the tournament, finishing a great season.
Girls' tennis serves up titles at regions, counties
Jeremy Silberglied, Print Sports Editor • May 24, 2024
Sophomore Sebastian Hernandez does a handstand at the beach in Florida. (Courtesy Sebastian Hernandez)
Students talk summer plans
Gabriela de Monasterio, Staff Writer • May 24, 2024
Jean Valjean (Julian Bradford) dedicates his life to taking care of dying Fantines (Emily Ashman) child. This is one of the most heartbreaking scenes of the show, where Jean Valjean vows to find and take care of her daughter, Cosette, for the rest of his life.
Inclusion on stage: Autistic WJ student stars in musical
Billie Lieber, Podcast Editor • May 24, 2024
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Please stop recording and call security
Rhea Noumair, Online Editor-in-Chief and Illustrator • May 24, 2024
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