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WCHS students express themselves through their clothing choices

WCHS students express themselves through their clothing choices

By Trevor Gardemal, Social Media Manager

November 12, 2019

American photographer and designer Bill Cunningham once said: “Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life.”  This is especially true in high school, where students may feel judged by their peers everyday. Some students choose to use their personal style as not only a means o...

TBaar bubbles it’s way past other tea shops

TBaar bubbles it’s way past other tea shops

By Cherri Tung, Arts Editor

November 10, 2019

Many students may think of Kung Fu Tea or Gong Cha when the topic of bubble tea comes up, however, TBaar is the latest bubble tea shop in the WCHS area. TBaar is a bubble tea shop rooted in New York, but one has recently opened up in North Bethesda, a close range for WCHS students. They are well k...

Post Malone “Hollywood’s Bleeding” Review

Post Malone “Hollywood’s Bleeding” Review

By David Malament, Promotions Manager

October 28, 2019

This Sept. 6, Post Malone released his new album Hollywood’s Bleeding and currently has 14 of his 17 songs of the newly released album on the Billboard Hot 100! Though it is hard to say if this is his best album since Beerbongs and Bentleys, his last album, was nearly the same level of captivating...

Bulldog TV replaces daily announcements

Bulldog TV replaces daily announcements

By Victoria Park, Opinions Editor

October 27, 2019

Seniors, juniors and sophomores who once enjoyed daily announcements may have noticed their absence in the new school year. Traditions are being pushed aside with Churchill’s “Daily Dose” being exchanged for “Bulldog TV.” Current freshmen will never experience the iconic theme song and “Go...

The Politician embodies current political issues

The Politician embodies current political issues

By Ela Jalil, Assistant News Editor

October 26, 2019

How far are you willing to go to get what you want? Is there a difference between being a good person and just doing good things? Netflix’s new dramedy series, The Politician, intrigues watchers with its reflection of current politics in the form of a high school presidential election.  Payton Hob...

Poké Papa has a refreshing “create-your-own-bowl” option

Poké Papa has a refreshing “create-your-own-bowl” option

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor

October 22, 2019

The food court in Westfield Montgomery Mall is one of the most popular places for WCHS students to hang out, and on Sept. 21, they introduced a new restaurant: Poké Papa. This restaurant is inspired by Hawaiian traditions, while also incorporating ingredients from Japanese, Korean, and Thai food. The resu...

Seasonal drinks taste like autumn

Seasonal drinks taste like autumn

By Ally Salzberg, Assistant Online Editor

October 22, 2019

With the wind blowing, leaves falling and the temperature dropping, we are beginning to truly get into the fall. This exciting time of year means two things: flu season and pumpkin spice. Are people getting sick of the same thing every year?  The pumpkin spice trend began in 2003 when Starbucks released th...

Student Art Spotlight: Shannon Hu

Student Art Spotlight: Shannon Hu

By Emily Zhang, News Editor

October 21, 2019

Charcoal, acrylic paint and digital- these are a few of sophomore Shannon Hu’s favorite mediums to work with when creating her spectacular pieces of art. For Hu, art’s infinite possibilities provided her the ability to express herself.  Hu’s art journey all started when she was fairly young. Her pa...

Old Taylor comes back with new album release

Old Taylor comes back with new album release

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor

October 21, 2019

Two years ago, Taylor Swiftーarguably the most influential musician of our generationーannounced the death of the “old Taylor” in her album “reputation.” Now, the old Taylor is back with “Lover,” a collection of eighteen songs with personal stories about self love, moony romance and po...

Berries and Bowls opens in Kentlands this September

Berries and Bowls opens in Kentlands this September

By Kathy Hu, Online Editor

October 17, 2019

People all over the area have long been searching for a healthy and local food option that is both delicious and carries a low calorie count. At last, everyone's wishes have been answered.  Smoothie bowls, acai bowls in particular, have seemingly taken over the internet. WCHS students often drive to A...

Finneas releases new EP “Blood Harmony”

Finneas releases new EP “Blood Harmony”

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor

October 17, 2019

Billie Eilish’s 22-year old brother Finneas is gaining recognition as one of the most multi-talented people in the music industry with the release of his debut EP, “Blood Harmony.” The album has a cinematic quality to it, with dreamy production, creative storytelling, and beautiful cover art. Whi...

Tall Girl falls short on the charts

Tall Girl falls short on the charts

By Jordyn Green, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2019

She’s smart, kind, pretty, blonde, a talented pianist and popular with two best friends. Jodi Kreyman (Ava Michelle), the main character in “Tall Girl”, appears to have it all. However, she does quite literally have one thing over the rest of the characters of the 2019 Netflix film: about a foot...

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