The Pitch

WJ’s “Biggest Loser” Teacher Edition

March 31, 2009

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In hopes of trimming down before bikini season, seven faculty members volunteered to participate in WJ’s very own version of NBC’s "The Biggest Loser." By The Pitch’s last issue, the teachers hope to lose 150 pounds co...

MARCH MAKEOVER MADNESS! ‘It’s Academic’ Edition

March 31, 2009

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In honor of our fourth annual "March Makeover Madness," where we take two hapless individuals and dress, coif and accessorize them for $200 each, we decided to make over one of the hardest working teams in the school: the It’s Acade...

MARCH MAKEOVER MADNESS! ‘It’s Academic’ Edition

March 31, 2009

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In honor of our fourth annual "March Makeover Madness," where we take two hapless individuals and dress, coif and accessorize them for $200 each, we decided to make over one of the hardest working teams in the school: the It’s Acade...

The True Madness Behind the Brackets

March 31, 2009

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Flipping my calendar from February to March is never an exciting ordeal. At best, March means "spring is on the way; no more freezing to death while walking to the portables." Apparently though, there is also this complete madn...

Curveball: Tell Tasha: The Honest Advice Column of WJ

Abby Singley

March 31, 2009

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Dear Tasha, My Indian boyfriend and my dog don’t get along. I have a yellow Labrador puppy named Wilmer and whenever my boyfriend holds him, he urinates on him. It’s happened three times; he doesn’t pee on anyone else. Wilmer als...

Point-Counterpoint: Or Leave It

March 31, 2009

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Unsupervised High School Graduates Leads to Recipe for Disaster For those of you who are planning on attending Beach Week, you might as well put yourself behind bars now because that’s where you’re going to end up be...

Point-Counterpoint: Either Take It…

March 31, 2009

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Beach Week to be Merely an Innocent, Seven-Day Bonding Session for Seniors On Saturday, June 6 masses of newly graduated seniors from WJ and other local high schools will flock to the nearby beaches of Bethany, Rehoboth ...

Pitch Opinion: Obama’s Education Plan Found Sterling

Abby Singley

March 27, 2009

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lieves that improving education is a mandatory step in helping to relieve this economic paralysis. The first step in this process is to reward financially those teachers whose student achievement improves. In addition, Obama st...

PowerShift Demonstrates Student Potential

March 27, 2009

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Imagine this scene: mobs of students crowding the streets of Washington, D.C., the crowd alive with energy after leaving a concert headlined by The Roots. The rush of people sweep down the street, all with one goal in mind: savi...

The Roberts Rant: To Go or Not to Go? That is the Problem…

Abby Singley

March 27, 2009

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Decisions, decisions. We all have to make them. At the beginning of the school year, College Board gave me 73 colleges to consider applying to that fit my preferences. But now, with my high school career coming to an impacting en...

Up At Bat: Montgomery County Overcomes Suffering Finances

Abby Singley

March 27, 2009

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Two nights ago, I had to call a friend whose dog had died that day to remind her to bring the five dollars she owed me for lunch. Yesterday, I almost punched my section editor in the face for stealing a quarter out of my purse. ...

The Basics, the Consequences and the Alternatives: Beach Week 2009

March 27, 2009

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-The Basics Every year thousands of seniors descend upon beaches across the United States for a week of fun, bonding with friends, independence and partying. Seniors rent beach houses for an entire week after their graduation as...

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