The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

Abby Kee

Abby Kee, Senior News Editor

Junior Abby Kee is thrilled to be on the Pitch for her third year as a Senior News Editor. Outside of school, she loves hanging out with her friends and family and playing tennis.

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The 47th SMOB election will take place during school hours on April 17. (Courtesy MCPSTV)

47th SMOB voting to happen April 17

Abby Kee, Senior News Editor
April 16, 2024
WJ Acting Principal Nicole Morgan was appointed as permanent principal on March 19. The Board voted in favor of Morgans appointment unanimously.

Nicole Morgan appointed principal

Abby Kee, Senior News Editor
March 19, 2024

[Video] Outfits of the day

Abby Kee, Print News Editor
February 23, 2024
MCPS Superintendent Dr. Monifa McKnight listens to testimony during a Board of Education budget hearing on Jan. 25 as President of the Board Karla Silvestre presides. Officers of the Board, including Silvestre, allegedly asked McKnight to resign the week prior.

[Photo] Superintendent under fire

Seyun Park, Print Editor-in-Chief
February 2, 2024
Third period students get competitive as they participate in a “guess the finger spelling word” game as their weekly “Fun Friday” game. The winning team of the game gets a prize, which contains all kinds of snacks from Dum Dums to Gatorade. “They are really fun and help me practice my signing,” junior Dan Yaniv said.

Kiara Campbell strives to spread ASL community

Abby Kee, Print News Editor
September 29, 2023
Many Ed Sheeran followers across the country are excited for the long awaited Mathematics tour. 21 of his shows will be in partnership with Khalid, following their collaboration on the song Beautiful People which dropped in 2019.

Diving back into tours summer 2023

Abby Kee, Print News Editor
June 16, 2023
Bonnie Lechner stands behind her pop up shop at Liberty High School. She wanted an outlet where she could show her creative side. “I kind of decided to take the leap and start an Etsy shop…if anyone is thinking of potentially starting their own business or selling something, try it out for a couple months on Etsy and see how it does because it is a really forgiving platform,” Lechner said.

How WJ teachers side hustle

Abby Kee, Print News Editor
January 26, 2023
Students and teachers sit in a circle in the Student Commons for Study Circles as admin Nicole Morgan speaks. Over 40 students and staff participated in the October two-day retreat.

Study Circle participants converse, connect

Abby Kee, Print News Editor
October 22, 2022
Pre-Calculus teacher Brian Fairall takes attendance during 5th period before students engage in taking a Unit Test. In past years students were only offered Honors Pre-Calculus and on-level Pre-calculus with WJ in question about adding AP Pre-Calculus, many are wondering how many students will actually sign up for the course.

College Board announces AP Precalculus

Abby Kee, Print News Editor
October 20, 2022
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