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

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief

My name is Emily Speranza, and this is my third and final year on Pitch. I'm a super adventurous person and I love doing anything that gets my adrenaline going. In my free time I love binge-watching Netflix and learning new hobbies

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Many students have social media.  Here are a few reasons to take a pause on the apps.

I´ve never had social media: Here´s why

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-in-Chief
June 15, 2021

Sudoku #1 (easy)

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief
April 1, 2021

Sudoku #2 (easy)

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief
April 1, 2021

Sudoku #3 (moderate)

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief
April 1, 2021

Sudoku #4 (moderate)

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-in-Chief
April 1, 2021

Sudoku #5 (hard)

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief
April 1, 2021

Sudoku #6 (hard)

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief
April 1, 2021

Umm what?

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief
April 1, 2021

Quarantine Edition

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief
April 1, 2021

Picasso

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief
April 1, 2021

Crossword #1- Watermelon Frenzy

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief
April 1, 2021

Crossword #2- The Disney Madhouse

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief
April 1, 2021

Crossword #3- Collaborative Thinking

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief
April 1, 2021
The overwhelming truth of college rejections

The overwhelming truth of college rejections

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-in-Chief
March 21, 2021
Its the start of people realizing what really happens with minorities, with our legal system. This was the turning point of change for black people.

#TheMoment

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2021
Sophomore Leo Pahuja thanks Ms.Shu for all of her hard work this year.

(Ep.3) Leo Pahuja thanks Ms. Shu

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief
March 14, 2021
Senior Cooper Mahne thanks Ms.Borrelli for all of her hard work this year.

(Ep.1) Cooper Mahne thanks Ms. Borrelli

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-In-Chief
March 14, 2021
Junior Julia Garms had both strep and early signs of Covid-19 just a few days before New Years eve when her final results came back.

Resilience and recovery

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-in-Chief
March 9, 2021
The 2021 leadership class dress up in spirit of mullet day. The SGA and leadership adviser Melanie Schwed were  all a part of the spirit day as well.

Leadership class overcomes virtual struggles

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-in-Chief
January 7, 2021
WJ Principal Jennifer Baker talks about future opportunities that could help students manage stress and have a lighter workload.

WJ held its second town hall

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-in-Chief
December 18, 2020
Sierra-Cabrera looks at Pennsylvania State Universitys test-optional policy in hopes to receive a holistic admissions review. Penn State is one of many universities in the U.S. with this policy.

Covid-19 pushes colleges to go test-optional

Emily Speranza, Online Editor-in-Chief
October 5, 2020
Project Interrupt will be implemented in the next few months, to address increase of hate and bias acts across the county. Community members will get together frequently to discuss any new ideas.

MCPS addresses hate and bias

Emily Speranza, News Editor
February 26, 2020
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