The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

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The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

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The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

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Yuval Shachar

Yuval Shachar, Print Editor-in-Chief

Yuval is a senior, excited to be a Print Editor-in-Chief for her third year of the Pitch! Outside of Room 193, she enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time outdoors.
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The official Magruder HS Twitter page thanks fellow MCPS schools for their messages of support. There has been an outpouring of love from around the County for the staff and students at Magruder including wearing grey and blue on Tuesday, January 25.

Gun-related incidents rock MCPS

Yuval Shachar, Senior News Editor
January 27, 2022
Year in review: What happened in 2021?

Year in review: What happened in 2021?

Yuval Shachar, Senior News Editor
December 21, 2021
As more individuals fight for Julius Jones, students at WJ arefollowing his case and spreading his story. Julius Joness petition had spread across the US and the world, with over 6.5 million signatures.

Students speak out about Julius Jones case

Yuval Shachar, Senior News Editor
December 21, 2021
Senior Halle Burns (left) and senior Caitlyn Rose (right) pose with their fall fashion on October 22. Burns and Rose combined fashion and functionality and dressed fashionably for the cold weather.

Fall fashion photo gallery

Yuval Shachar, Senior News Editor
November 2, 2021
Students watch the game and cheer at the football game on Friday Sept. 24. Most students did not wear masks or social distance at the game.

Students neglect to wear masks full time

Yuval Shachar, Senior News Editor
October 18, 2021
Senior Shiri Cohen talks about her expectations for graduation. Seniors have already received their caps and gowns on May 19.

Senior reaction to graduation restrictions

Yuval Shachar, Layout Editor and Business Manager
May 27, 2021
According to College Board, AP tests will be full length, ranging from 2 to 3 hours depending on the subject. As many students signed up for more than one AP class, some might not want to study and sit for numerous 3-hour tests, and therefore have decided to opt out of the exam.

Students are not taking AP tests

Yuval Shachar, Layout Editor and Business Manager
May 20, 2021
People often associate hearts, candy and flowers with Valentines day. However, none of these really relate to the holidays original origins.

The history of valentines day

Yuval Shachar, Layout Editor and Business Manager
February 28, 2021
Students are failing more, not just in the grade book. The average SAT score for WJ has dropped from the 2018-19 to the 2019-20 school year.

Students are failing much more in online school

Yuval Shachar, Layout Editor and Business Manager
February 11, 2021
AP College Board offers free online support and resources for students taking AP classes online. This year and in past years students and teachers have used AP College Board to distribute and teach material for their classes.

AP classes: Harder or easier during a pandemic?

Yuval Shachar, Layout Editor and Business Manager
January 22, 2021
Senior Olivia Zaid lights the Menorah with her family for the 6th night of Hanukkah. Even during a pandemic, families still celebrated and performed holiday traditions.

How people are celebrating holidays this season

Yuval Shachar, Layout Editor and Business Manager
December 21, 2020
Some may think this is what the world would look like if Generation Z ran it. However, the WJ student body which is composed of Gen Z, said otherwise.

What if Gen Z ruled the world?

Yuval Shachar, Business Manager
November 30, 2020
Sources of Strength 2020-2021 leadership team meets to discuss their plans for virtual campaigns during suicide awareness month.

Suicide Awareness Month

Yuval Shachar, Layout Editor anmentald Business Manager
September 30, 2020
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