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Teachers often have trouble hiring substitutes to cover their classes. Many receive no responses to their job offerings.

COVID and the substitute teacher dilemma

Niki Mallik, Photography Editor
November 23, 2020
The By Kids, For Kids club assembles prize baskets for one of their fundraisers. The club organized many fundraising events to help raise money for charity.

By Kids For Kids club toils for charity

Ella Barrett, Special to The Pitch
November 19, 2020
Members of the Red Cross club post about their club event on Instagram. The newfound Red Cross club partakes in many service activities to benefit the Red Cross organization.

WJ club allows teens to volunteer for Red Cross

Summer Laird, Special to The Pitch
November 19, 2020
(From left) Juniors Caeden Babcock, David Bowers, Charley Carr, Will Wise and Sophia Carrasco pose with trash collected from a Rockville stream. Members of the Go Green club partake in many local volunteer activities to better the environment.

Go Green Club persists despite virtual challenges

Ila Gordon, Special to The Pitch
November 19, 2020
Members of the knitting club gather at a local park to knit for charity. Their finished products will be delivered to nearby hospitals for hospitalized children.

New WJ club knits for charity

Olivia Zaid, Special to The Pitch
November 17, 2020
Bon appetit! Senior Ava Chaloshteri watches Connie Pokress make pasta for the class on zoom.

Zoom in on Electives

Ellie Eastep, Social Media/Marketing
November 17, 2020
Distance learning causes students to experience some amounts of stress. With a surplus of assignments, some people's desks are bound to be a little messy.

First quarter expectations vs. reality

Tissa Amaira, Online Feature Editor
November 16, 2020
During these times, it is not only important that the food we choose to purchase taste good, but also that there are covid-safe pickup options.  These three restaurants are examples of great restaurants with sanitary take out practices.

Best restaurants in the area that offer covid-safe takeout

Sloane Morra, Online A&E Editor/Cartoonist
November 15, 2020
Screenshot courtesy of Hannah Markov.

MCPS holds virtual Mental Health Awareness Week

Hannah Markov, Online Editor-in-Chief
November 15, 2020
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