• The Inside Pitch
    Q&A With Newly Appointed Head Football Coach Jon Kadi

    How long have you worked with WJ’s football team?I started at WJ in May of 2008 as an assistant coach. When did the interview process begin for the head football coach position?The interview process started for me in the second week of June. The administration was searching for candidates in early June....

  • Sports News
    Jon Kadi Announced as New Head Football Coach

    After the administration made the decision not to renew former football coach Tom Mulholland’s contract, Principal Christopher Garran and athletic director Sue Amos announced Monday that former assistant football coach Jon Kadi would be stepping up to fill the vacant position of head football coach. 00

  • The Inside Pitch
    Jon Kadi Announced as New Head Football Coach

    After the administration made the decision not to renew former football coach Tom Mulholland’s contract, Principal Christopher Garran and athletic director Sue Amos announced Monday that former assistant football coach Jon Kadi would be stepping up to fill the vacant position of head football coach. 00

  • Sports News
    All-Pitch 2009: Athletes of the Year

    Paul Okeyo WHAT HE DID: Okeyo was named to the All-Gazette second team for football after racking up 80 tackles in his senior season. He also helped lead WJ to a 40-15 victory against Poolesville, which ended a 36-game losing streak. 00

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Good Munchies: Choice D.C. Area Eate

    What: Ray’s Hell BurgerWhere: 1713 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, V.A. 22209Price Range: $11-30Description: Just over the Arlington Memorial Bridge sits a small hamburger shop owned by Chef Michael Landrum, whose Ray’s line of gourmet restaurants have become quite the crowd- pleaser in the suburban D.C. area. Although they don’t make French fries, their burgers...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Becoming a Culture Snob

    On to another summer — another three months spent lounging about aimlessly and successfully complacent. That’s how I intend to enjoy the remainder of my days before I am packaged along with my belongings and shipped toward my collegiate future. And before I do so, I intend to spend every waking minute...

  • Sports News
    Spring Sports Season Wrap-Up

    — Boys Volleyball — Team Record: 8-4 Playoff Result: First round loss to Damascus Key Players: Senior setter Henry Tollefson and junior setter Jeremy Lee Most Improved: Senior defense specialist Reza Kolahdouzan Season Highlight: Beating Churchill on March 25, Blake victory on April 27 Athletes Take: “The team was like one big...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Do Something!

    This summer, turn off the television, shut down your laptop, and get outside. The perks of living in the nation’s capital? There’s so much to do! So get off your butt and take a day trip to one of the area’s many exciting attractions – be it a museum, restaurant, or general...

  • The Inside Pitch
    Slider About Nothing

    Instead of being on task in Pitch class, my cronie David Riva and I started reminiscing about our wild and wonderful experiences here at WJ and trust me, there were many to pick from. But we were more on task than Ms. Gates thought because an excerpt of our conversation is now...

  • The Inside Pitch
    Mulholland, Poznanski Vacate Coaching Posts

    Head football coach Tom Mulholland and head girls basketball/tennis coach Lynn Poznanski will not return for the 2009-2010 school year. The administration has declined to comment on the conditions and reasons surrounding the two coaches’ dismissals. With the departure of the two coaches, the WJ athletic department will welcome new hires for...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Pitch Picks: Summer Music

    {{ Sonic Youth }} It’s a well-known fact that a good number of musical groups that had their heyday in the mid eighties and nineties may be a little past their prime in the new millennium. (If you have any doubts, just listen to The Smashing Pumpkins’ Zeitgeist.) That being said, Sonic Youth...

  • The Inside Pitch
    Seniors ’09: Looking Back While Moving Forward

    Every year, students make the same complaints. Whether they’re griping about how long the school year is (“I can’t wait until summer!”) or how they hate high school (“I can’t wait to get out of this place!”), the grumbling is ever-present. But for many high school seniors, the end of their four...

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