Students, staff ‘surprised’ by exam schedule change

Ana Faguy, News Editor

As a result of the Jan. 6 snow day, Principal Joan Benz made a decision to push exams back one day.  Instead of exams starting Monday, Jan. 12, they will now start Tuesday,...  Read More »

January 9, 2015 • 0 comments


Students, staff should have been consulted before schedule change

Staff Editorial

During first period on Wednesday morning, students, refreshed from a relaxing snow day and two-hour delay were jarred awake by a shocking announcement. Principal Joan Benz...  Read More »

January 12, 2015 • 0 comments


PTSA photo competition

Alissa Li, Observations Editor

The PTSA is holding a national level photo competition under the theme of “The world would be a better place if…” CHS photography students senior Chris Cochran and juniors...  Read More »

December 19, 2014 • 0 comments

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Jazz, show choir perform

December 19, 2014

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CHS chorus winter concert

December 19, 2014

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Band and orchestra concert

December 19, 2014


Take the ‘Observer’ Potomac holiday house tour

Michael Fox and Thomas Atkinson

The holiday season is here and what better way to express love for this festive time than to decorate your house? The Observer toured Potomac to find houses that...  Read More »

December 23, 2014 • 0 comments


Addictive Trivia Crack keeps students guessing

Ana Faguy, News Editor

Candy Crush, Words with Friends, Angry Birds and Temple Run are just a few of the gaming apps that enthrall CHS students everyday in the halls, at lunch and even during class....  Read More »

December 22, 2014 • 0 comments


Senior Japria Karim-Duvall scores 1000th career point

Julia McDermott and Hannah Yasharoff

In the past 25 years, perhaps even in the entire history of CHS athletics, only three girls basketball players have scored 1000 career points. Japria Karim-Duvall has just...  Read More »

January 26, 2015 • 0 comments

Football head coach Joe Allen resigns

January 12, 2015

Seniors Erik Johnson, Justin Spivack and Chris Hallock all support the boys basketball team on Dec. 23.

Seniors raise spirit at sporting events

December 23, 2014

With only one returning  senior on the team, the boys will focus on gaining experience this year.

Young boys basketball team working to rebuild

December 22, 2014

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Jazz ensemble holds annual winter coffeehouse

Eugenia Cardinale, Production Editor

The CHS Jazz Ensemble held its annual winter coffeehouse Dec. 12. The theme of the coffeehouse was a 1970s throwback. The band room was completely transformed, with tables...  Read More »

December 15, 2014 • 0 comments