The Pitch

Social studies teacher Nicole McCarn teaches her second period AP Psychology class on Sept. 15.  Like many of her colleagues during the first week of school, McCarn offered her students a chance to write their pronouns and preferred name on a name cards on their desks. This was part of the MCPS push to provide transgender and nonbinary students an easier way to come out to teachers.

Students react to teachers asking for pronouns

Cora Flynn, Print Feature Editor
September 21, 2021
Spanish Honor Society student officers work with their sponsor Amanda McAndrew to test out a Zoom link that would allow members in the Virtual Academy to attend club meetings. Zoom meetings were mainly used by students prior to August 2021 to attend virtual school, but are now generally reserved for clubs and Virtual Academy students as in-person schooling resumed.

Clubs adapt to COVID-19 restrictions

Sophia Meytin, Staff Writer
September 20, 2021

Questions with New Wildcats

Nicole Weaver, Video Editor
September 17, 2021
Juniors have been preparing to take the standardized test before beginning the college application process. Testing sites have been cancelled due to the pandemic. It feels like Im running out of time and thats pretty stressful, Junior Fiona Miller said.

SAT frustration and cancellation

Ellie Eastep, Social Media/Marketing
June 15, 2021
Junior Caroline Stewart gets her shot covid vaccine. Most students, ages 16 and up, have taken initiative to get vaccinated while younger students are just now able to get the vaccine.

WJ students get vaccinated!

Alexandra Jernell, Business Manager
June 13, 2021
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