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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

The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

Allison Xu

Allison Xu, Online Editor-in-Chief

Senior Allison Xu is excited to serve as Online Editor-in-Chief for her third year on The Pitch. In her free time, she enjoys writing short stories, playing with her beagle, and spending time with family and friends.

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Allison Xus Senior Reflection

Allison Xu’s Senior Reflection

Allison Xu, Online Editor-in-Chief
May 21, 2024
Pasion Latino practices their dance performance after school on the auditorium stage. Im very excited to show what weve prepared to the school, senior Luis Andres Munoz said.

Clubs prepare for Hispanic/Latin Cultural Assembly

Allison Xu, Online Editor-in-Chief
November 14, 2023
Sophomore Anna Jhon (left) and senior Erin Kim (right) advocate for the incorporation of free AP and IB Exams into the Montgomery County Public Schools budget at the County Council in Rockville on April 13.

Student advocates raise their voices for change

Allison Xu, Online Editor-in-Chief
October 20, 2023
Junior Linh Nguyen creates flashcards with key dates and events for her AP World History exam.

Top strategies for acing your AP exams

Allison Xu, Online Feature Editor
May 1, 2023
According to Statista, roughly 54 million metric tons of electronic waste were generated worldwide in 2019. “It’s important that proper e-waste disposal is publicized. At school, we have plastic recycling bins all over the place. But we can also have recycling bins down near the cafeteria or something specifically for batteries,” technology teacher Kevin Daney said.

How staff and students dispose of e-waste

Allison Xu, Online Feature Editor
December 15, 2022
A heron perches on a fence. Montgomery County has over 340 species reported on eBird.

Urban wildlife thrives in WJ neighborhoods

Allison Xu, Online Feature Editor
October 31, 2022
Administration holds a junior meeting during Wildcat Wednesday on Sept. 29. Students learned about COVID regulations in the building as well as testing schedules.

Administration implements Wildcat Wednesdays

Allison Xu, Special to the Pitch
October 21, 2021
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