• News
    Increasing Student Loans Affect High School Students

    Every year, seniors graduate and become high school alumni. While that means they are done with high school, the next step they have to face is college. With the cost of college rising, many students need financial assistance, often in the form of student loans, to pay for that college experience and beyond. However, the interest...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Trend Alert — Tech Edition: Vine

    Like Facebook’s April 2012 takeover of Instagram, Twitter, Inc. bought a video-sharing app called Vine. Vine creates media in the form of .gif files and looped videos, which are often featured on other social media sites. Once the app is downloaded on iPhone or iPod Touch, users can sign in using their Twitter accounts and begin...

  • News
    Revived Government HSA Upsets Students

    While the end of the school year brings final exams and projects, students are still required to...

  • News
    A Final Farewell to the Class of 2012-2013

    On Fri., May 31, the class of 2013 came together for one last time as they received their diplomas at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. Over 500 Wildcats walked across the stage to officially become WJ alumni. The graduates were addressed by a wide variety of speakers, including senior class president Facundo Severi. During his speech, Severi made a point...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    UK Invasion: British Culture and the US

    Since the establishment of our nation, America has had a rocky and eventful relationship with Great Britain, our former ruler. While America now operates independently, Britain still holds influence over us through fashion, pop culture and music. Fashion The British have added their knack for the “posh,” or lavish, sense of style through several of their popular fashion chains. Burberry,...

  • Sports News
    WJ Sports Year in Review

    The year is over for WJ sports. There were several superb performances and several teams crushed expectations and made memorable runs. Fall The fall season was one of the best for WJ sports ever. Three teams made it deep in the playoffs: boys’ soccer, girls’ volleyball and field hockey. Boys’ soccer made it to the...

  • News
    Did you receive your Weekly H.U.G? May 19-25

    Home- WJ held its annual Fine Arts Festival from May 21-23, allowing art students to show off their talents to students and parents. The show took place in the small gym and was open during the school day. There was also an art show evening reception was from 6 to 9 p.m. United States-...

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