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

Millions of students preparing for standardized tests face the decision of whether or not to enroll in test preparation courses.

Are SAT prep classes worth taking?

Niki Mallik, Photography Editor
June 15, 2021
Were not ready for AP Exams

We’re not ready for AP Exams

Nour Faragallah, Online Managing Editor
June 15, 2021
Many students are encourage to enroll in AP classes in order to gain college credit.   Exams for these classes took place from May 6 to May 17. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

AP classes post exams: how do they change?

Cara Demitz, Arts and Entertainment Editor
June 11, 2019
Final exams were an important part of high school before MCPS removed them.

Bring back final exams

Jane Fleischman, Feature Editor
June 10, 2019
In September, the MCPS Board of Education voted to eliminate final exams. Read our breakdown of the policy change here: https://www.wjpitch.com/news/2015/10/12/the-final-exams-issue-explained/

The final exams issue, explained

Jeffrey Cirillo, Online News Editor
October 12, 2015

Final exams are necessary for student achievement

Zoey Becker, Online Opinion Editor
September 17, 2015
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