The Pitch

Improving the Regular Season in Sports

Dashel Lewis, Online Editorial Editor

April 24, 2013

Filed under Opinion

It's a well known fact that England and the United States have vastly different sporting cultures. Cricket, football (soccer) and rugby are all popular sports in England that have mostly failed to take hold in the United States....

News Flash: Boston Marathon Bombing

Izzy Salant, Online News Co-Editor & Print Assistant News Editor

April 15, 2013

Filed under News, News Flash

On Mon. April 15, at around 2:50 p.m., two explosions erupted during the Boston marathon, about three hours after the winners crossed the finish line. The explosions were within 10 seconds of each other and caused massive panic...

Louisville Takes Home NCAA Title

Ben Resnick, Online Sports Editor & Print Assistant Sports Editor

April 12, 2013

Filed under The Inside Pitch

The Louisville Cardinals were the number one team coming into the mens' NCAA tournament, and they came out number one.  The champions were led in the Final Four by unlikely star Luke Hancock,  who was named MVP. Hancock, a ...

Club Profile: Pep Band

Christine Bersabal, Online Feature Co-Editor & Print Assistant Feature Co-Editor

April 12, 2013

Filed under Feature, WJ Clubs

WJ is known for its spirited students and staff. To help pump up the crowd even more is WJ’s Pep Band, a group of 30 members who play at sporting events and other outside school activities. Co-leader of the squad, senior Jesse Cole, joi...

Slough but Steady: Assistant Principal Janan Slough

Zeke Green, Staff Writer

April 11, 2013

Filed under Feature

WJ knows Principal Jennifer Baker as the commander in chief, but just as Obama has his cabinet, Baker has her own right hand men and women. They are seen them disciplining students and patrolling the halls, but what does an assistant...

Looking through another grade’s eyes: Student Profiles

Annie Heffernan, Staff Writer

April 5, 2013

Filed under Feature

Freshman: Saumya Dobriyal Freshman Saumya Dobriyal has become involved with S*T*A*G*E  Crew and Best Buddies, and has started a club called Together to End Hunger, which has raised more than $1,400, all within her first semest...

Starting Over: Learning English as a Second Language

Jake Weinischke, Staff Writer

April 4, 2013

Filed under Feature

Bethesda is a diverse location, inhabited by numerous cultures, religions and races, and WJ is no exception. The school’s diversity has made the  English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program, essential to the school’s...

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