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

An assortment of holiday drinks that came out at Starbucks on Nov. 3. The holiday drinks come out usually in early November and are always a favorite before and during the holidays.

When should Holiday decorating commence?

By Nataly Behnia, Internal Communications Manager December 2, 2022

It is often promoted that the perfect time to decorate for the holiday season is the beginning of November. However, there are still some who think that they like to start during the other months. This...

On July 16, 2022, Democracy Summer fellows meet Representatives Jennifer Wexton and Jamie Raskin to discuss the importance of canvassing during a mid-term election.

Students can get politically involved even if they can not vote

By Isabella Ngwana, Internal Communications Manager November 16, 2022

The commercials viewers watch from the comfort of their homes have been filled with political propaganda at every hour. With potential voters hearing why they should or shouldn’t elect a candidate to...

WCHS principal intern, Patrick Bilock, stands in the middle of the administration meeting room on Oct. 28, 2022. Bilock is projected to fill Principal Taylors position before the end of 2022 .

What is a Principal Intern and who is Mr. Bilock?

By Amir Abbas-Yazdi, Assistant Opinions Editor November 15, 2022

WCHS Principal John Taylor has only been on the job for one full school year but before the start of the second-semester principal intern, Patrick Bilock, will be taking his place. How is this process...

WCHS senior Sophia Duncan eats at a diner every Thanksgiving to keep up a tradition that has been going on for years.

Thanksgiving traditions give the holiday a unique twist

By Diya Kachoria, Photo manager November 15, 2022

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, both students and teachers at WCHS are preparing to celebrate the holiday with their annual traditions. For most students, the usual Thanksgiving feast with turkey,...

A Shein bag with a clothing piece from the online store was bought and shipped to a WCHS student. Employees at Shein work 18 hour shifts everyday in order to make some of their most popular products that are shipped to customers across the world.

Hidden conditions of Shein workers cause shopping deterrence of WCHS students

By Diya Kachoria, Photo Manager October 28, 2022

Students at WCHS may know Shein as an online store with cheap clothing, good variety, and fast delivery. However, they may not realize that employees at Shein have been put under strenuous efforts in order...

A stand in Milk Lady Markets in Cabin John Village offers a variety of organic produce from local farms, ranging from peppers to peaches.

Local market is a fresh pick for fruits and veggies

By George Chang, Arts Editor October 20, 2022

Between the mini-mall and Capitol One Bank, bursts of laughter and wafts of fresh fruit and baked bread float through the chilly autumn air. Fall spirit is in full swing and with the festivities that the...

The WCHS Autism Program provides specialized academic support, vocational training, life skills practices and speech or occupational therapy.

Autism program brightens future for shining stars

By Ha-Yeon Jeon, Features Editor October 20, 2022

“Smile, don’t stare!” is an apt statement for what the WCHS Autism Program would like the community to know. Coined by the Lollipop Kids Foundation, it aims to explain that when faced with someone...

WCHS junior Agata Dolinska poses with her friends in the student section at the Blake vs. WCHS football game on September 9.

Two minutes on the clock. It’s time to BeReal

By Kalena Yee, Arts Editor October 20, 2022

The crushing crowd packed the stands under the bright Friday night lights on September 9. At exactly 8:19 p.m., the WCHS student section erupted with cheer. Did the football team score a touchdown? No,...

Politicians such as Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich (second to right) and Taiwans Ambassador Bi-Khim Hsiao (second to left) were present alongside event organizers to kickoff the 2022 Rockville Bubble Tea Festival on Sep. 24 at the Rockville Town Square. The festival also recognized the amicable sister city relationship between Rockville and Yilan City, Taiwan, which was formed in 2019.

Happiness bubbles from attendees of festival

By Jeremy Chung, News Editor October 20, 2022

Bubble tea, otherwise known as boba, is a hot commodity loved by many at WCHS and has grown in popularity in Montgomery County. In fact, if you search “boba stores near me” on Google, at least 20 boba...

The Scoop opened in Cabin John Village in August 2022 by WCHS graduates Timothy and Mitch Ryoo. The Scoop offers ice cream and milkshakes in a variety of flavors.

New ice cream shop opens in Cabin John: what’s The Scoop?

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2022

“Ice Cream solves everything,” is written on the LED sign that brightly lights up the wall in the new ice cream store, The Scoop. Setting the tone for the store, this sign draws in ice cream lovers...

The Dawg Pound student section was decked out in USA attire for the Homecoming football game on Friday, October 7.

Homecoming 2022: a week of spirit, events, elegance and fun

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor October 17, 2022

Getting out of school early for a pep rally, screaming in the bleachers at a football game, and getting to dress up with friends for a night -- Homecoming is one of the most spectacular moments of the...

This section was added to Cabin John Mall in 2018 and includes community favorites Shake Shack, CAVA, SIsters Thai and Colada Shop.

Cabin John Village departures leave behind nostalgia for customers

By Cecilia Bernstein, Photo Manager October 11, 2022

It started with one restaurant, then two. Now, almost all of the old restaurants are gone. It’s not just restaurants - stores and businesses have shut their doors as well. Over the past few years, community...

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