• Eric Guerci Re-elected as SMOB

    Eric Guerci Re-elected as SMOB

    Jake Certner, Senior Writer

    May 2, 2016

    Eric Guerci of B-CC was re-elected as the MCPS Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) April 27. Every student attending a secondary school in MCPS was eligible to vote and 84.1 percent of them cast ballots. Guerci won a tight race over Alexander Abrosimov of Richard Montgomery 54 percent to 46 percent. He will begin his term as the 39th SMOB on July 1. “I am humbled by the unwavering support that my peers and students have placed... READ MORE »»

    Eric Guerci attends a board meeting during his first term as SMOB this past year.

    Photo Courtesy of Eric Guerci

  • U-Nite: A night to remember

    U-Nite: A night to remember

    Maya Rosenberg, Opinions Editor

    April 25, 2016

    The sophomore class held U-nite, an event meant to unify the CHS community after the passing of Alex Baumann and Maya Castillo in Hadley’s Park April 24. U-nite was held on a perfect evening, with clear skies and a beautiful sunset matching the peaceful and content mood of those in attendance. There was a sense of camaraderie and healing in the air. “I think this event was a long time in the making,” sophomore Class President Hana Mangat said. “... READ MORE »»

    Sophomore students ignite candles and friendships at U-Nite 2016.

    Photo Courtesy of Coqui Rodriguez

  • New App Makes Online Shopping Simple for CHS Students

    New App Makes Online Shopping Simple for CHS Students

    Michael Fox, Senior Writer

    April 22, 2016

    Aurdr is a recently released app on the app store that allows CHS students to both buy and sell high demand products at discounted prices. This unique app was founded by juniors Ramsey Hatoum, Govind Anand, Tim Manik, Sam Eticha, Sid Komaragiri, Luka Jeremic and Mina Jeremic. “Aurdr (pronounced ‘order’) is an online shopping platform that is currently only available to Churchill students,” Hatoum said. “It can be thought of as a... READ MORE »»

    'Aurdr' Co-Founders Tim Manik, Ramsey Hatoum and Luka Jeremic promote their app

    Photo Courtesy of Ramsey Hatoum

  • College Shirt Day Falls Before College Decision Day

    College Shirt Day Falls Before College Decision Day

    Fiona Asbury, Senior Writer

    April 18, 2016

    CHS seniors will be wearing college shirts and other college paraphernalia to school April 22 to display pride for their college decision. The date by which most students must commit to a college is May 1. According to senior class co-President Eli Promisel, CHS decided on April 22 as the date after First Lady Michelle Obama encouraged communities across the nation to host a College Signing Day or have members wear their college shirts on  Apr... READ MORE »»

    Last year, CHS seniors displayed their college decisions by wearing their college shirts to school on May 1. This year, seniors will be wearing them April 22.

    Photo Courtesy of Katie Gauch

  • CHS Students Participate in National Day of Silence

    CHS Students Participate in National Day of Silence

    Ethan S. Miller, Fact Checker

    April 15, 2016

    CHS students participated in the National Day of Silence April 15, an event bringing attention to LGBTQ causes that hit especially close to home for some students who have been mourning the loss of LGBTQ student Alex Baumann. During this event students wore all black and some took it a step further by taping their mouths shut in order to ensure a full day of silence. According to the National Day of Silence website, students stay silent to illustrat... READ MORE »»

    Some CHS students taped their mouth shut April 15 to show support for LBGTQ students who are bullied.

    Photo By Ethan S. Miller

  • Lack of Air Conditioning at CHS Causes Discomfort Among Students

    Lack of Air Conditioning at CHS Causes Discomfort Among Students

    Sara Heimlich, Features Editor

    April 12, 2016

    Here’s the CHS forecast for the week: the original date for turning on the air conditioning, April 11, will be pushed back until the weather warms up. According to an email sent to CHS faculty by school business administrator Lisa Wellek, it is very difficult to convert the cooling system back to heat and vice versa after the change has been initially made. However, an exception has been made. “I think the temperature of the school is very... READ MORE »»

    Freshman Ian Rosenthal uses a fan to cool himself off during the school day as a substitute for air conditioning.

    Photo by Sara Heimlich

Senioritis is a Real Illness, CHS

Nathan Gertler, Senior Writer

Senioritis: the mythical allusion that all seniors have an excuse to not do their work, not show up to class, and frankly, to just not try anymore. However, it’s not...  Read More »

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CHS Community Mourns Loss of Junior

Thomas Atkinson and Lauren Roseman

Junior Anna Castillo (Maya Castle) passed away April 16 at the age of 16. She is survived by parents Daniela and Victor Castillo and extended family members. Maya’s le...  Read More »

May 5, 2016 • 0 comments

Athlete of the Month- Mitchell Welter

Athlete of the Month- Mitchell Welter

Ben Dross, Sports Editor

For some, running is a chore. It’s just something you do to get into shape. For Mitchell Welter, it’s the opposite. From cross country in the fall to track in the win...  Read More »

May 4, 2016 • 0 comments

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Apple was Right to Refuse Government Searches on Devices

Jake Herman, Video and Public Relations Editor

Investigating terrorists, such as the San Bernardino shooters, is essential for the FBI and other federal agencies to strengthen national security, but just how far is too...  Read More »

May 6, 2016 • 0 comments

CHS Students Involved with Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Lauren Roseman, News Editor

Although there is no AP Entrepreneurship class, many CHS students are interested in owning and running their own business, so they have taken to the web to learn. The progr...  Read More »

April 30, 2016 • 0 comments

Re-“Views” of Drake’s New Album

Ross Tanenbaum, Senior Writer

After capturing the internet with his unique dance moves in “Hotline Bling,” Drake has finally released his new full album. On April 29, Drake released Views, a 20 song...  Read More »

May 2, 2016 • 0 comments

Slam Poetry Club Allows Students To Express Themselves

Jonathan Greenzaid, Senior Writer

Fresh, expressive and passionate, slam poetry, a new form of art, is filling the halls of CHS. Junior Lauren Hassan formed the Slam Poetry Club last September a...  Read More »

April 29, 2016 • 0 comments

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