The Pitch

Weast’s Retirement: Looking Forward

Rosie Hammack, Print Feature Editor

October 11, 2010

In 1999, Jerry Weast accepted the appointed position of MCPS superintendent, determined to make sweeping changes in the curriculum as well as the county’s expectations of students. 12- years and many system-changing decisions...

Go Green or Go Home: Is WJ Living Up to Its School Colors?

Rosie Hammack & Lily Sieradzki, Print Feature Editors

October 11, 2010

A couple of years ago, if you were to walk up to one of WJ’s recycling bins, open it up and look inside, chances are you would find some questionable contents. Then again, chances are you probably would have some trouble f...

WJ Goes Gallivanting in the Galapagos

Jenny Deutsch, Staff Writer

October 11, 2010

Almost 200 years after the famous Charles Darwin explored, investigated and made unprecedented discoveries in the Galapagos Islands, 10 APEX students from WJ embarked on their own journey to the Galapagos with high hopes to discover...

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