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Ski off to three local winter wonderlands

Ski off to three local winter wonderlands

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features

Winter is here, and unless you live in Westeros from “Game of Thrones,” you’re going to need something else to do in your free time other than fight White-Walkers.   Whitetail Resort, Liberty Mountain Resort and Roundtop Mountain Resort fill that void by providing several activities includi...

Junior has cards up his sleeve with self-made company

Junior has cards up his sleeve with self-made company

By Becky Wolfson, Online Arts Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features

Card tricks are a staple of a magician’s deck of performances.  Many magicians are able to put on impressive performances due to their ability to use cardistry, the art of manipulating cards in a way that is both visually impressive and seemingly hard to replicate.   For CHS junior Br...

Alumnus sweeps up Forbes title with Maidbot

Alumnus sweeps up Forbes title with Maidbot

By Sophie Liss and Maya Rosenberg

January 10, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features, Top Stories

Every year, Forbes Magazine releases their ‘30 under 30’ list: a collection of leading innovators and professionals under the age of 30. Past members of the illustrious list include famous actors and actresses, up and coming politicians and world renowned scientists. This year, joining the likes...

Not just an after school job; CHS EMTs save lives

Not just an after school job; CHS EMTs save lives

By Jake Herman and Becky Wolfson

January 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Students, Top Stories

From athletics to clubs, and everything in between, extracurriculars can shape one’s high school experience. However, for student Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), an after-school activity can mean saving lives.   Seniors Taylor Kline and Bridgette Warner are among the CHS students who...

CHS junior gives heart and help during the holidays

CHS junior gives heart and help during the holidays

By Vicky Gunawan, Photo Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Many students at CHS are involved in different clubs and extracurricular activities to boost their college transcript, but do they really have the heart to make a difference in others’ lives?   When given an opportunity to volunteer, junior Hannah Bush’s answer is always yes. Bush and junior ...

A meme in review: 2017’s memes to remember

A meme in review: 2017’s memes to remember

By Jackson Resnick, Social Media Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features

If you have yet to be bombarded with dancing Snapchat hot dogs, “cracking open a cold one” references or images of the RompHim, you are close to missing out on the obnoxious, yet somehow humorous meme and pop culture of 2017. But no worries, The Observer’s got your back.   Memes are...

Shovel Buddy: a business fit for winter weather

Shovel Buddy: a business fit for winter weather

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features, Students, Top Stories

Kids savor the joy of seeing snow fall and completely cover their driveway and the roads, effectively canceling school for the day, while parents groan at the fact that they are the ones that will be doing the shoveling. However, parents can lay back, relax and experience the same feeling of joy that...

Students choose spotify premium

By Max Kandel, Observations Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under Students

A CHS student is moving their head to the sound of the beat of their favorite song. Spotify is one of the most listened to music services out there and sometimes it is hard to choose between keeping it free or paying for the premium membership.   Spotify enables people to listen to any song...

MoCo Snow changes platform, predicts larger audience

MoCo Snow changes platform, predicts larger audience

By Jackson Resnick, Social Media Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Nothing excites a stressed out high school student more than a nice day off from school in the form of a snow day.   MoCo Snow, a popular Twitter page and website, has been a reliable source for winter weather news and school cancellation predictions for the past seven years, and will now be ...

New Amazon Key unlocks convenience, concerns

New Amazon Key unlocks convenience, concerns

By Brandon Li and Joe Raab

November 21, 2017


Filed under CHS Community, Features

Attention! Someone is about to enter your house! For most people this may be alarming, but with Amazon’s new delivery initiative, it simply means that your package has arrived. Amazon’s new delivery service, Amazon Key, began Nov. 3. A ground-breaking method of delivering packages, Amazon Key...

Skimping on Sleep? Let’s put those bad sleeping habits to bed

Skimping on Sleep? Let’s put those bad sleeping habits to bed

By Megan Park, Photo Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under CHS Community, Features

Sleep: something that all of us just can’t seem to get enough of.   With the constant workload that comes with being a student, getting enough sleep and keeping a healthy schedule has become a difficult task. There are many different tips and tricks to help anyone, especially students, enjoy...

Students cook up new Friendsgiving traditions

Students cook up new Friendsgiving traditions

By Nora Holland, Arts Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under CHS Community, Features, Top Stories

Thanksgiving is a traditionally family oriented holiday. But for some CHS students, Friendsgiving is simply a Thanksgiving get together, but with close friends instead of family members. It usually occurs around the time of Thanksgiving and has many similar features to the traditional aspects of Thanksgiving. “I...

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