The Pitch

Debate Captains Take Backseat for Underclassmen

Nathan Rees, Assistant Print Editorial Editor

November 30, 2011

Filed under Feature, WJ Clubs

With the first quarter of school over, the WJ Debate team has set its sights on the start of this year’s competition. Led by senior captains Leah Kraft, Catherine Liu and Omar Agha, the team looks forward to a great season....

Boys Soccer State Championship Recap

Ali Jawetz, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2011

Filed under Boys' Soccer, Sports News

The spirit was almost tangible. But so was everyone’s breath – the temperature at a crisp 34 degrees, tons of WJ students arrived bundled in black winter attire. The game had an impressive start – WJ Wildcat Noah Sheetz-Zie...

The Teacher Clique

Cameron Keyani, Online Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 22, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Feature

Many students assume their teachers are robots who are put in a storage closet at the end of the day to recharge. But, in truth, they are people too and, like us, they have lives outside of school. But the other thing they...

Pride and Prejudice: Being Gay at WJ

Jenny Deutsch, Print Feature Editor

November 22, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Feature

Recently, there has been ample media coverage regarding the suicides of homosexual youths who have been mercilessly bullied to a horrible breaking point. In lieu of these tragic events, the WJ community can reflect upon how it...

Snack Smart: Healthy Eating During the Day

Sari Amiel, Print Feature Editor

November 22, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Feature

Breakfast is said to be the healthiest meal of the day, correlating with success at school and the ability to stay awake. Yet, many still never eat it, often because they are always hurried or are just not hungry. After breakfast,...

WJ S*T*A*G*E’s Diary of Anne Frank

Claudia Nguyen, Megan Chun, Print Assistant News Editor, Online Feature Editor

November 22, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Feature

    Although many school plays tend to focus on comical or light-hearted theatric productions, WJ S*T*A*G*E has decided to key in on a more serious and historic interpretation this fall. Adapted from the novel of the same title,...

Four Guys and an Interview: Homecoming Video Preview

Megan Chun, Online Feature Editor

November 22, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Feature

The week of homecoming provides students with an opportunity to showcase their spirit through various activities and events, such as the hall decorations and spirit dress days. Since 1997, the presentation of the homecoming video...

Wildcat Lore: Traditions and Mascots of WJ’s Past

Sari Amiel, Print Feature Editor

November 22, 2011

Filed under Print, Print Feature

During the fall sports pep rally on the first Friday of school, a panda stood, cheering, alongside WJ’s mascots. Evidently, the time had come to figure out which mascots we do have and why. The answer lies deep in WJ’s...

It’s Time for Change

Ryan Lynch, Print Editorial Editor

November 22, 2011

Filed under Print Editorial

By the time students have arrived at high school, they are accustomed to a rigid and sometimes unforgiving school structure. Make sure you arrive to class on time. Pay attention. Keep all of your assignments organized so they...

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