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Choral Students Perform in ‘Christmas In Washington’

Rylee Genner

December 24, 2009

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Select students from the WJ chorus performed among various celebrities for the annual taping of the "Christmas in Washington" concert at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 13. Read More »...

Proposed Plan Creates Possible Budget Cuts

Ku Jung

December 22, 2009

Filed under News

Correction to this Article The article about MCPS operating budget for fiscal year 2011 incorrectly said the federal grants is reduced if the county does not meet MOE requirements. The remedy in law is reduced state aid. ...

Students Singing in Christmas in Washington Performance

Rylee Genner

December 22, 2009

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  The following WJ students were selected to sing in the annual Christmas in Washington performance: Read More »...

Varsity Girls Basketball: Dec. 18, 52-58

Hannah Flesch

December 18, 2009

Filed under Sports News

Score: 52-58, Loss Opponent: Wootton MVP: Junior guard Sarah Howie with 15 points Highlight: After being down by 40-23 in the first half, the Wildcats came back to keep within the Patriots and scored 29 points in the second...

Varsity Wrestling: Dec. 16, Win 76-0

Ryan Lynch

December 18, 2009

Filed under Sports News

Score: 76-0 Win   Opponent: Wheaton   MVP: Junior Jon Wolman   Highlight: Freshmen Tommy Branthover and James Reid-Epps, sophomores Will Greenan, Chris Brock, Max McClesky, Teddy Owen and Charles Bulman and seniors Mike Bouvet, Ni...

Varsity Boys Basketball Dec. 15, 33-52

Miklos Szebeni

December 16, 2009

Filed under Sports News

Score: 33-52, Loss Opponent: Poolesville MVP: Sophomore Halid Hamadi Highlight: Hamadi led the team in scoring, tallying 15 out of the team's 33 points. Record: 0-4 Next game: Friday, Dec. 18 against Wootton at 7 p.m. ...

Varsity Girls Basketball: Dec. 15, 53-37

Hannah Flesch

December 16, 2009

Filed under Sports News

Score: 53-37 Win Opponent: Poolesville MVP: Senior co-captain guard Kat Gratton Highlight: Gratton was the top scorer for WJ with 16 points Record: 4-0 Next game: Friday, Dec. 18 at Poolesville, 7 p.m....

Fall Sports Wrap-Ups: Cross Country

Miklos Szebeni

December 16, 2009

Filed under Sports News

  The cross country team finished its season on Saturday, Nov. 28 at the NikeCross Nationals Southeast Regional competition in Cary, N.C., with the boys placing twelth out of 28, and the girls placing tenth out of 14. Althoug...

Remembering High School in High School

Katie Levingston

December 15, 2009

Filed under Feature

Twenty years from now, we will all look back on our high school careers and remember those with whom we shared unforgettable moments. Science teacher Jamie Grimes is fortunate in that this is exactly what he does on a daily ...

Ice Hockey: Dec 12, 0-10

Daniel Fanaroff

December 15, 2009

Filed under Sports News

Score: 0-10 Opponent: Churchill MVP: Sophomore defenseman Tony Verlich Highlight: Matt Scheibel delivered a huge hit early in the first period to get things started, but it wasn't enough to contend with Churchill's depth and ta...

Varsity Wrestling: Dec. 12, Win

Hannah Flesch

December 15, 2009

Filed under Sports News

Score: WJ vs. Rockville: 43-36, WJ vs. Kennedy 78-6 Opponents: Kennedy and Rockville MVPs: Freshman Tommy Branthover, sophomore Mario Murillo, senior Mike Bouvet, junior Jon Wolman, senior Lawrence Slusky, sophomore Elad Covaliu a...

Winter Sports Preview: Swim & Dive

December 14, 2009

Filed under Sports News

Pitch Online sports editor Jeremy Smith sits down with senior co-captain Kevin Spak before the team's Dec. 5 scrimmage to discuss the upcoming swimming and diving season. Read More »...

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