• Arts & Entertainment
    Video of the Week: “‘Suit and Tie’- Justin Timberlake ft. Jay Z (Max Schneider Cover)”

    Each time a new song is released, hit covers by various artists almost always follow. Though established artists sometimes create covers, often times lesser known artists use covers as a way to gain popularity and reach new audiences. Justin Timberlake’s latest single, “Suit and Tie,” released on Jan. 24, is the latest song to...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Video of the Week: Harlem Shake (PPP Edition)

    Over the past few weeks, people around the world have created videos of themselves dancing to the electronica song “Harlem Shake” by Baauer. Similar to the 2012 hit “Gangnam Style,” the Harlem Shake has taken the web by storm. WJ created its own version as a part of the annual (Water) Pong...

  • News
    Did you receive your Weekly H.U.G? Feb. 17-23

    Home- On Sat. Feb. 22, WJ hosted its annual winter Pennies for Patients dance, WJ GLOW, as...

  • Feature
    Club Profile: Live at WJ

    In 2012, senior Helena Klassen established an open mic show called “Feedback” as her senior project. Senior Andrei...

  • News
    Did you receive your Weekly H.U.G.? Feb. 10-16

    Home- On Mon. Feb. 11, the frozen yogurt shop FYI (Frozen Yogurt Indulgence) opened in Georgetown Square. The new fro-yo shop replaced Bradley’s Ice Cream Shoppe, which occupied the space before FYI. Though construction was delayed and as well as the opening, since it was supposed to open last year,the shop is now a new...

  • News
    Carnival Raises Thousands for Cancer Research

    *Featured in the Feb. 15 print issue On Feb. 2, hundreds of children flocked to the first Pennies for Patients Winter Carnival held at WJ. The event was open to not only students from WJ, but also to all students from its feeder schools. Organized by the leadership class, the carnival aimed...

  • Feature
    The Philosophy Behind Philosophy Class

    It is the time of year when brightly colored card stock is passed out and students must decide which classes will fill their seven available slots in their schedule for the upcoming school year.  Montgomery County Public Schools requires certain credits in order to graduate, such as four credits each for English and math,...

  • Opinion
    Opinion Blast: The Three Best Super Bowl Commercials

    The mayhem of Super Bowl commercials was in full force this year with usual slate of controversial, funny and disappointing on tap. Here are the three best commercials we saw: 1. Budweiser “The Brotherhood”: This adorable ad follows a man and a horse’s relationship as the horse grows up. Eventually the horse leaves the man to...

  • Sports News
    WJ Swimming Dominates Metros Championship

    The boys’ swim team had a fantastic performance at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships, placing fifth out of 31 teams, losing to only one public school, Montgomery Blair. The girls’ team also had a good performance, finishing eighth out of 33 teams. Senior Barry Mangold had an outstanding performance finishing third...

  • News
    Did you receive your Weekly H.U.G? Feb. 3-9

    Home- On Mon. Feb. 4, Pennies for Patients entered its first full week at WJ in the 2012-2013 school year. Throughout the month of February, the WJ community, headed by the SGA officers and the leadership class, is hoping to beat its previous record of almost $58,000 and defend its title as first in the...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Trend Alert: Nail Designs

    Expressing oneself is something that may not come easily through words, and for some it may come through art. That...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Song of the Week: “Scream & Shout” by Will.I.Am feat. Britney Spears

    Good house music and dubstep with contorted sound bytes may be hard to come by, but when techies and influential music moguls come together, the experience turns epic. This can be seen with the former ringleader of the Black Eyed Peas, Will.I.Am, who is furthering his solo career alongside the Queen of Pop, Britney Spears. His newest single...

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