• Opinion
    Halloween 2009: Will the Real Prankster Please Stand Up?

    As I walked into school on Friday, Oct. 30, I could see the array of costumes and, of course, the students who just didn’t want to dress up. This is understandable; apparently, Halloween is not all about dressing up anymore. One word: pranking. Everyone knows at least one person who has saran...

  • Opinion
    Halloween 2009: Costume Party or Costume Parade?

    Halloween, with all its uproar about which costume to wear, can get very confusing. Many people wonder: what party should I attend? What should I wear? How much candy will I get? 00

  • Sports News
    Girls Volleyball falls to Paint Branch

    The girls volleyball team lost their second game of the season to Paint Branch Wednesday after going down in four sets 22-25, 25-18, 22-25, 22-25.   Senior co-captain outside hitter/setter Anna Elder led the way for the Wildcats with 11 total kills and five digs, along with senior co-captain libero Kathy Pao who...

  • 2009-2010 Print Edition
    October 30, 2009 Print Edition


  • Opinion
    Life as a Stand-Up Comedian/Assistant Principal: The One and Only, Mr. Wiggins

      It’s right after second period. Your next class is within spitting distance. You could drag yourself there in time if the floor was covered in mayonnaise. And yet, you are barely on time every day. Why? Your best bud Carlos is in the class next door. And you must discuss what...

  • Feature
    WJ Clubs: Going Behind the Scenes with ‘It’s

    “For your first chance at twenty points, in ‘Why not W,’ give the four-word nickname given to Thomas Edison based on the many inventions he created in his laboratory in New Jersey?” 00

  • Feature
    WJ Clubs: Drum Roll Please

    Unfortunately, it seems that students at WJ have an issue giving credit where credit is due. One of the newest groups or teams to fly under the radar with little recognition for their success is drumline. 00

  • News
    ‘It’s Academic’ Wins First Round of Competition

    Despite key member Daichi Ueda’s graduation, the “It’s Academic” team remains competitive among its circuit. On the first round taping of “It’s Academic,” WJ won by a fairly large margin against Osbourn Park High school and Edison High School of Virginia. 00

  • Sports News
    Varsity Girls Volleyball: Oct. 26, 3-0

    Score: Win 25-14, 25-4, 25-12 Opponent: Kennedy High School MVP: Freshman mid Kristen Larrick Highlight: For the seventh time this season, WJ won in straight sets and allowed a mere 30 points to the Cavaliers Record: 11-1 Next Match: Tues., Oct. 28, Paint Branch at WJ, 6:30 p.m. 00

  • Sports News
    Cross Country: Both Teams Sweep County Title

    In cross country, records are meant to be broken, and WJ’s team makes no exception. On Saturday, WJ became the first school since 1994 to win the boys and girls county titles in the same year by winning the county championships. 00

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Where Should I Eat Today?

    ~ Montgomery Mall ~ INFORMATION GATHERED BY FLOR MARTINEZ Est. Time: Depending on when you leave school, it can take up most of lunch or even make you late to fifth period. Service: Generally good; there are not a lot of customers so you get your order in timely fashion. However, the...

  • Sports News
    Fall Sports Wrap-Up: Golf

    Junior James Lillie wrapped up the WJ golf season last Wednesday at the State Championship Finals at Potomac Ridge Golf Course. 00

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