• Feature
    WJ’s “Biggest Loser” Teacher Edition

    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 collectively. In exchange for the public humiliation, the teacher who loses the highest percentage of weight...

  • Feature
    MARCH MAKEOVER MADNESS! ‘It’s Academic’ Edition

    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 Academic gang. After all, when you’re busy studying the exploits of Yaroslav...

  • Feature
    MARCH MAKEOVER MADNESS! ‘It’s Academic’ Edition

    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 Academic gang. After all, when you’re busy studying the exploits of Yaroslav...

  • Opinion
    The True Madness Behind the Brackets

    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 madness going on outside of the little world I like to call my head,...

  • Opinion
    Curveball: Tell Tasha: The Honest Advice Column of WJ

    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 also constantly barks at him whenever he tries to get near me....

  • Opinion
    Point-Counterpoint: Or Leave It

    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 before it’s all said and done. 00

  • Opinion
    Point-Counterpoint: Either Take It…

    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 and Ocean City. They will be celebrating the recent obtainment of their diplomas, as well...

  • Opinion
    Pitch Opinion: Obama’s Education Plan Found Sterling

    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 states that it is time to “move bad teachers out of the classroom.” With attention paid to funding...

  • Opinion
    PowerShift Demonstrates Student Potential

    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: saving the world. 00

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

    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 end, I’ve narrowed my choices down to two categories of colleges that...

  • Opinion
    Up At Bat: Montgomery County Overcomes Suffering Finances

    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. 00

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

    -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 a part of an annual senior tradition that has come to be known as Beach...

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