• Arts & Entertainment
    New to Your Ears: Q&A With Sing Me Insomnia

    WJ students love to brag about their lack of sleep, whether it’s due to spending the night doing homework and studying or coming home late from a sports practice or game. In WJ culture, a sleepless night is often viewed as a sign of academic or extracurricular success. Likewise, to the Fairfax-based...

  • Sports News
    Varsity Girls Basketball: Jan. 27, 44-58

    Score: 44-58, Loss Opponent: Richard Montgomery MVP: Junior guard Sarah Howie Highlight: Howie led the team with 17 points, followed by senior co-captain Katherine Gratton with 8 points. Record: 6-9 Next Game: WJ at Churchill, Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. 00

  • Sports News
    Varsity Girls Basketball: Jan. 25, 35-51

    Score: 35-51, Loss Opponent: Whitman MVP: Junior guard Sarah Howie Highlight: Howie led the team with 12 points, followed by sophomore guard Sam Stadnik who had 11 points. Record: 6-8 Next Game: WJ at Richard Montgomery, Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. 00

  • Sports News
    Varsity Girls Basketball: Jan. 21, 49-35

    Score: 49-35, Loss Opponent: Wootton MVP: Junior guard Sarah Howie Highlight: Howie led the team with 9 points, followed by both senior co-captains, Catherine Madden and Katherine Gratton, who both had 8 points a piece. Record: 6-7 Next game: Whitman at WJ, Monday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. 00

  • The Inside Pitch
    Dominating the Olympic Scene, One Woman at a Time

    What do American Lindsey Vonn and Russian Alexander Ovechkin have in common? Probably not much, but this February in Vancouver, they both will be competing for a chance to win a gold medal for their country. 00

  • Sports News
    Varsity Boys Basketball: Jan. 27, 48-69

    Score: 48-69, Loss Opponent: Richard Montgomery Highlight: The game got away from the Wildcats in the second quarter when Richard Montgomery got many offensive rebounds, and was able to build a big lead. MVP: Sophomore guard Ryan Lynch with 10 points. Record: 0-16 Next game: WJ at Churchill, Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 5:15 p.m....

  • The Inside Pitch
    Go Big or Go Home: Shaun White

    He has his own video game, he won gold at the 2006 Winter Olympics and has medaled in both the Winter and Summer X Games. The extreme sport prodigy, snowboarder and skateboarder Shaun White, holds the Winter X Games record for most medals, with 16. 00

  • Feature
    What You Didn’t Know About… Assistant Principal Janan Slough

    Assistant principal Janan Slough likes a good challenge. From dealing with special needs and traveling across the globe to taking long bike rides, her enthusiasm never tires. 00

  • 2009-2010 Print Edition
    December 22, 2009 Print Edition


  • News
    WJ Parking Fines Highest in County

      As students pick up their permits from the security office, they should be warned not to abuse the privilege.According to a study by the Parents’ Coalition of Montgomery County, WJ has the highest parking fine in the county at $40, while Wootton and Seneca Valley trail behind at $25. 00

  • The Inside Pitch
    Student Behavior At Hockey Games: Sit-Down with Principal Christopher Garran

    It is safe to say that the behavior at ice hockey games has gotten a bit out of hand. Because hockey is a club sport, administration is not technically required to be at the games. The behavior has ranged from cursing to fighting with students from other schools. Principal Christopher Garran sat down to...

  • Sports News
    Varsity Boys Basketball: Jan. 25, 48-63

    Score: 48-63, Loss Opponent: Whitman Highlight: The Wildcats played well for the first three quarters even though they were missing key player junior guard Bert Yaffe, who was out of the game with a sprained ankle and a broken nose. MVP:Sophomore guard Harrison Gibert with 15 points. Record: 0-15 Next Game: Richard Montgomery at...

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