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The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

Aidan Carr

Aidan Carr, Staff Writer

Senior Aidan Carr is a staff writer in his first year of the pitch. In his free time he likes to spend his time playing soccer.

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Senior Kyaran Brooks poses in front of Washington College banner. “I’m going to a liberal arts college. Being able to combine different majors and not having to stick to one path is something that I really like because I have different interests and I want to study different things is definitely a major factor, Brooks said.

A guide on what to look for in colleges

Tissa Amaira, Senior Feature Editor
March 31, 2022
Students of all grades walking to their individual busses. Although many seniors have started to drive to school, there are still seniors who take the bus as their main form of transportation.

Upperclassmen reveal why they don’t drive

Tissa Amaira, Senior Feature Editor
February 14, 2022
Internships are a good way for students to develop their skills and engage with the community around them. Many take the opportunity to learn more about what they are passionate about.

Students navigate internships

Tissa Amaira, Senior Feature Editor
January 6, 2022

Rants and Bants: Adele’s 30 Review

Meron Berhe, Podcast Editor
December 10, 2021

Rants and Bants: Grey’s Anatomy

Meron Berhe, Podcast Editor
October 21, 2021
The long lunch line wraps around the cafeteria. Students make use of the free lunch that the county is currently providing due to Covid.

Free lunch creates long lunch lines

Tissa Amaira, Senior Feature Editor
October 14, 2021
Students enjoy lunch outside of the school building while the weather is seasonal. Having open lunch allows for more free [time] freshman Timmy Gaul said.

Students share expectations for the school year

Tissa Amaira, Senior Feature Editor
September 22, 2021

Episode 1: Out of the Box

Meron Berhe, Staff Writer
April 22, 2021
People behind the scenes are ready to fill up this bracket with the in game results of March Madness. Fans are anxious to see which sleeper teams and Cinderellas will emerge this tournament.

March Madness sleeper teams

Bode Ramsay, Staff Writer
March 24, 2021
Signing up for classes can be a hectic task. The new registration page on StudentVue allows a straightforward process for students to complete registrations.

Students adjust to virtual class registrations

Tissa Amaira, Online Feature Editor
February 8, 2021
Many people all over the country have been forced to become accustomed to screens similar to this one due to the pandemic.

Productivity of students mid-year

Bode Ramsay, Staff Writer
February 5, 2021
Senior Adele Pasturel participates in her AP Literature class on Zoom.

Do students use support periods?

Aidan Carr, Staff Writer
January 22, 2021
AAVE isnt Gen Z slang

AAVE isn’t Gen Z slang

Meron Berhe, Staff Writer
January 14, 2021
2020 has been a bad year for the world in general. Many hope that the new year will be better than the last.

2021: a sigh of relief?

Tissa Amaira, Online Feature Editor
January 12, 2021
A purple themed gift basket. Not only is it easy to make, but its also creative and pleasing to the eye.

Gift ideas for the holidays

Tissa Amaira, Online Feature Editor
December 16, 2020
Alex Smith watches on during pregame warm-ups as he unknowingly prepares for what will be his first game with playing time since his leg injury in 2018. He has since then led Washington to a 5-7 record and second place spot in the division.

Dissapoinment of the NFC East

Bode Ramsay, Staff Writer
December 15, 2020
Distance learning causes students to experience some amounts of stress. With a surplus of assignments, some peoples desks are bound to be a little messy.

Retrospective view of the first quarter

Tissa Amaira, Online Feature Editor
November 16, 2020
WJ faculty members pass out meals to families. MCPS has allocated a 75 minute lunch period for meal distributions.

Ways to spend a 75 minute lunch

Tissa Amaira, Online Feature Editor
October 21, 2020
Psychology teacher Melanie Schwed poses with her puppy at her virtual “classroom.” Although her teaching is still quite similar to when it was in person, she misses being able to socially interact with students and co-workers.

Teachers’ classrooms amidst pandemic

Tissa Amaira, Online Feature Editor
October 9, 2020
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