The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

“Tick, Tick… Boom!” blows away audiences

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor January 17, 2022

"Tick, Tick... Boom!" A ticking time bomb. The sound of one man’s mounting anxiety. "Tick, Tick... Boom!" is a new Netflix film starring Andrew Garfield as Jonathan Larson- creator of the Tony Award-winning...

The house of the Madrigals is just as magical as they are, and every part of the house can move at the convenience of the family.

Disney’s “Encanto” spotlights magic of Latin America

By Ryan Weiner, Sports Editor January 10, 2022

As Thanksgiving passes and the winter holidays begin, families across the country will gather together to celebrate and reunite. Within every family there are unique social dynamics like special bonds...

The album cover for Red (Taylors Version), is simpler than the orignal 2012 cover, without the album title or even Swifts name.

“Red (TV)” vault tracks make fans feel lucky

By Olivia Yasharoff and Jordan Pashkoff January 10, 2022

There is not a lot going on at the moment for Taylor Swift. In the past year she has only released two new albums and re-recorded two of her old albums, with her most recent re-recording being “Red (Taylor’s...

The popularity of holiday themed music surges during wintertime every year. Bing Crosbys, Bing At Christmas, is one of many examples of artists straying away from their usual music genres.

Silent night no more: holiday music is back in full force

By Michael Demske, Assistant News Editor January 10, 2022

‘Tis the season to snuggle up under a blanket beside a crackling fire, drink a smoldering cup of hot chocolate in the finest #1 DAD mug, and listen to Ariana Grande on the speaker. Ariana Grande on the...

With the spotlight on her, Eleanor Raab sings one of her solos in The Addams Family. Raab plays Morticia Adams, one of the leads in WCHSs fall musical.

Student Art Spotlight: Eleanor Raab

By Caitlin Murphy, Assistant Online Editor January 10, 2022

Sauntering across the stage, Eleanor Raab commands the stage in her performance of Morticia Addams. With her illusive smile and a twirl of her long black hair, it is no surprise she easily captivates her...

The iconic Spotify Wrapped personal recap that millions of people post on social media is depicted above. Representing some of the things people look forward to the most, their specific top artists and songs.

Spotify listeners are Wrapped up in their yearly music review

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor December 14, 2021

Many people look forward to December for various reasons, the most significant being the holiday season that entails presents and vacations. However, WCHS students along with millions of people world-wide...

Nina Dobrev stars as Natalie Bauer, and unlucky with love journalist who is taken on a journey of romance and self acceptance. Released on Nov. 5 2021, Love Hard is a diverse watch for the holidays.

Netflix’s “Love Hard” can be hard to watch

By Ela Jalil, Online Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2021

A Netflix rom-com that includes catfishing is usually a recipe for disaster, with the 2018 original “Sierra Burgess Is a Loser” acting as a defense for this manipulative behavior, and being a prime...

Pumpkin spice products flooded the shelves of stores this fall, once again cementing the trends place in the Fall season.

Taste test: Flavors of fall

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor December 2, 2021

Well, it is that time of the year again. The leaves begin to change to vibrant colors of red, orange and yellow. The sun starts setting earlier and the weather gets colder. And as of recent years, the...

The poster for the Marvel movie Eternals, released on Nov. 5 2021, features the names of the well-known cast. Though these actors played their roles well, the development of the characters was not present in the film.

Marvel’s “Eternals” should not last forever on movie screens

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Copy Editor November 25, 2021

A movie about immortal superheroes sounds like the perfect addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, “Eternals,” released Nov. 5 2021, falls short of expectations and fails to incorporate...

The Where Do Words Come From exhibit at the Planet Word museum in Washington, D.C. features a 22-foot-tall talking wall that tells the story of the English language.

You have our word: check out DC’s latest museum

By Caitlin Murphy, Assistant Online Editor November 25, 2021

Sprinkle. Kumquat. Bamboozle. These seemingly obscure and unrelated words all have one thing in common: they are all part of the English language. But how were these words created? How did they become...

This Dune photo cover displays the leading actors in the movie. The film is starring Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, and many others and was released on October 22nd.

Stellar “Dune” cast doesn’t excuse confusion

By Paige Tasin, Assistant Arts Editor November 25, 2021

“Dune” has been one of the most widely-anticipated films of the year. Everyone has been patiently waiting to see Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya and many others star in an action-packed film based on the...

Squid Game has spread its popularity throughout the world. According to the Guardian, the show has topped Netflix charts in more than 80 countries! The hype for the show is real!

Netflix’s deadly Korean-drama takes the world by storm

By Elijah Savett, Observations Editor November 25, 2021

Imagine being in tremendous debt. Being unemployed and trying to make some money by  gambling on horse races. But then, a mysterious invitation is sent to hundreds of these desperate people, giving them...

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