• 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-...

  • Did you receive your Weekly H.U.G? May 12-18

    Home- On Fri. May 17, WJ held its annual Senior Prom at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. at 8:30 p.m. Tickets were $40.00 and were sold at the kiosk until last Friday. When prom finished, guests were invited to the After Prom Breakfast held in the WJ cafeteria, which took...

  • Did you receive your Weekly H.U.G? April 28-May 4

    Home- On Wed. May 1, WJ hosted its fifth annual “Screen on the Green,” which featured Disney’s animated film, “Mulan.” The SGA posted flyers all aroud the school, urging people to attend the event, which event attracted around 100 people. The event was held on the WJ side field from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Drinks and snacks were provided and...

  • News Flash: Student Death in Rockville

    On Mon. April 8, 17-year-old Rockville HS student, Michelle Miller, was found dead in the Germantown house of 31-year old Adam A. Arndt, an Army staff Sargent in an apparent muder-suicide. According to a police report, Arndt shot Miller and then shot himself, leaving her family, friends and schoolmates devastated. The two...

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

    Home- On Fri., March 22, the third marking period for the 2012-2013 school year ended, just as many students rejoiced at the start of spring break. The marking period ended Friday but students were given an extra day off due to the teachers’ professional day on April 2. This year students are going on teacher run trips,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Did you receive your weekly H.U.G? Oct. 21-27

    Home- On Oct. 24, 52 WJ students took part in the first round of the University of Maryland Math Team Competition, which was held in the cafeteria at 12:45 p.m. The competition consists of three rounds and the winners of the first round move on to the next round until the finals. The...

  • Did you receive your weekly H.U.G? Oct. 14-20

    Home- On Oct. 17, the nation’s tenth and eleventh grade students took the Preliminary SAT (PSAT/NMSQT). This test prepares students for the official SAT, a major component in the college admissions process, and it is also used for qualification in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Ninth graders took a practice PSAT that is not affiliated with the official...

  • Did you recieve your weekly H.U.G? Oct. 7-13

    Home- From Oct. 7-12, WJ celebrated spirit week leading up to the homecoming game and dance on Oct. 12 and 13. Types of spirit for each day included Denim Day on Monday, America Day on Tuesday, Would You Be My Friend If? (wacky) Wednesday, Retro Baller Day on Thursday and Decades Day on Friday....

  • Did you receive your weekly H.U.G? Sept 30-Oct 6

    Home- On Wednesday Oct. 3, students in Mr. Richards’ AP Physics class participated in an egg drop on the roof of the cafeteria. The object of an egg drop is to use copier paper and masking tape to create a safe spot for an egg to land, without breaking, since it will...

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