• The Biggest Loser: April Blog Update

    Isabel Hernandez-Cata’s Blog My intentions were grand.  As it turns out I am a kidney match for my father so the wheels are in motion for the transplant.  But it’s not going well and here comes the litany of excuses.  I am finding it hard to find time and energy to exercise...

  • WJ’s “Biggest Loser” Teacher Edition

    In hopes of trimming down before bikini season, seven faculty members volunteered to participate in WJ’s very own version of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” By The Pitch’s last issue, the teachers hope to lose 150 pounds collectively. In exchange for the public humiliation, the teacher who loses the highest percentage of weight...

  • MARCH MAKEOVER MADNESS! ‘It’s Academic’ Edition

    In honor of our fourth annual “March Makeover Madness,” where we take two hapless individuals and dress, coif and accessorize them for $200 each, we decided to make over one of the hardest working teams in the school: the It’s Academic gang. After all, when you’re busy studying the exploits of Yaroslav...

  • MARCH MAKEOVER MADNESS! ‘It’s Academic’ Edition

    In honor of our fourth annual “March Makeover Madness,” where we take two hapless individuals and dress, coif and accessorize them for $200 each, we decided to make over one of the hardest working teams in the school: the It’s Academic gang. After all, when you’re busy studying the exploits of Yaroslav...

  • Zoe Polach —> Yellow Barn Gallery Show

      While some kids know they’re born to do something from the minute they start it, senior Zoe Polach admits that this was not always the case with her and art. Although she enjoyed drawing and painting from an early age, she scoffs at the notion that she was naturally talented from...

  • The Truth About the Relationship Culture At WJ: Q&A

    Q&A: Senior Bethany Stokes and William Massimini (DeMatha Catholic High School) How long have you been going out? Bethany: It will be nine months on Feb. 16.   How did you meet? Bethany: Well, both of our school’s crew teams practice at the same boathouse, Anacostia Waterfront Park. Only a few schools...

  • The Truth About the Relationship Culture at WJ

        Before the era of Facebook, relationship statuses, instant messaging and iFlurtz questionnaires, teenagers had to cope with the same ups and downs of relationships in high school. Couples in the halls and public displays of affection were as prevalent before as they are now. However, teachers almost a decade in...

  • Judy Lillibridge: The Next J.K. Rowling

    While some seniors were catching their first cases of senioritis, senior Judy Lillibridge was busy writing her first novel for her senior project—a satiric romantic comedy about two vampire slayers.  00

  • Matt Kastler: Capturing Bethesda

    After taking photography classes as a junior, senior Matt Kastler realized that he found a life-long passion. When senior year rolled around, Kastler chose to explore photojournalism for his senior project. 00

  • Stephanie Kennedy: Music Mentor

    For her project, senior Stephanie Kennedy chose to create a tutoring program for students learning how to play musical instruments at Tilden Middle School. The program, Music Mentors, aims to provide personal assistance through the help of WJ students, who obtain student service learning hours for participating. 00

  • Max Keilson: Building His Own Sound

    Instead of spending up to thousands of dollars on a guitar, why not create your own? Senior Max Keilson has been making his own guitars since he was about 16 and it has developed into a great hobby of his. 00

  • Stress Over Time: From Freshman Year to the College Years. . .

    Are you a perfectionist? Someone who cries if you get a C, the type of person whose greatest fear is becoming some homeless guy on the street because you didn’t get straight A’s or a perfect SAT score? What happened to enjoying life? What happened to going with the flow? What happened...

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