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Uber: You must be 18 and over to ride…Or not?

Uber: You must be 18 and over to ride…Or not?

By Max Kandel, Advertisements Manager

December 16, 2016


Filed under Features, Online Exclusives, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Although many CHS students use Uber, they may not realize that one must be 18 in order to ride Uber unaccompanied, according to Uber's terms and conditions. Most CHS students are younger than 18 but rely on Uber for transportation, along with the assumption that their rule will not be strictly enforce...

Alumni Offer Advice to Current CHS Students

Alumni Offer Advice to Current CHS Students

By Eliza Asbury, Business Manager

December 5, 2016


Filed under Features

Once CHS seniors walk out the doors of Constitution Hall, they become alumni, off to begin a new chapter of their lives. Some stick around, while others disappear completely. ‘The Observer” has taken upon ourselves to track down some of the names from the dustiest yearbooks to answer the questio...

Teens Voice Concerns via New App Features

Teens Voice Concerns via New App Features

By Julia Lescht, Public Relations/Video Team

December 5, 2016


Filed under Features

Scrolling through your Instagram feed, you come across a particular post. The red, puffy face and tear-filled eyes, all captured in a mug shot-like selfie, followed by a long paragraph about being “done” with all the stress, and not being able to deal with life anymore. Maybe they even end it with “...

Clarksburg Premium Outlets show Montgomery Mall Competition

Clarksburg Premium Outlets show Montgomery Mall Competition

By Brandon Li, Circulation Manager

November 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Online Exclusives, Top Stories, Uncategorized

After a year long wait, Clarksburg Premium Outlets (CPO) opened Oct, 27 in Clarksburg, MD. Located off of Interstate 270 at Exit 18, the outlet is only a 20 minute drive from CHS. This mall is convenient for people living in not only Montgomery County, but also Frederick and Howard County. ...

Homestead Farm Provides Plentiful Pumpkins

Homestead Farm Provides Plentiful Pumpkins

By Vicky Gunawan, Contest Manager

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features

Since autumn is all about candid picture-taking and pumpkin-picking, what better place is there to celebrate the season than Homestead Farm? Homestead Farm is located in Poolesville, MD. and provides fresh produce and the perfect fall scenery for its visitors. The farm consists of 230 acres of crops ...

Students Seek A Spook

Students Seek A Spook

By Eliza Asbury and Jenna Greenzaid

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features

Halloween creeps up once again and what else is there to do besides trick-or-treating? This year, the answer is so… much… more. As CHS students have grown older and relinquished their childhood years from the early 2000s, Halloween has turned into a marathon of scary movies, partying instead of t...

Student Volunteers Impact Election Without Voting

Student Volunteers Impact Election Without Voting

By Drew Ingall and Maya Rosenberg

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features

The presidential election between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is all that anyone has been focused on for the past year and a half--and CHS students are no exception. With the election coming up on Nov. 8, there has been an increase in political interest among hig...

Your Horoscope Says You Should Read This

Your Horoscope Says You Should Read This

By Megan Park, Business Manager

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features

Whether it is finding out what your week will be like or determining the type of vegetable you are, horoscopes are always fun to read. Zodiac signs are astrological signs based on one’s date of birth. Many social media outlets, such as Instagram, Snapchat and Buzzfeed have been posting fun and intri...

Observer Applauds CHS Theatre Tech Crew

Observer Applauds CHS Theatre Tech Crew

By Sara Heimlich and Becky Wolfson

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features

Although they may not literally have a spotlight shining on them, it is time the behind-the-scenes contributors of CHS theater productions are given some props. “The biggest misconception about theater is that not a lot of work goes into a production from either side—actors or tech,” stage manager sopho...

Students Walk to End Mental Illness Stigma

Students Walk to End Mental Illness Stigma

By Kyle Emery, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features

In memory of their father who they lost to suicide six years ago, junior Gabriella Baker and her sister, freshman Gina Baker, led a team in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) “Out of the Darkness Walk” on Oct. 22. The walk aims to raise money for suicide prevention and to d...

CHS Student becomes Director of International club

CHS Student becomes Director of International club

By Eli Gordon, Production Editor

October 30, 2016


Filed under Features, Online Exclusives

Being the director of a club full of CHS students may be a lot of work, but this senior is the director of an international club. Senior Eowyn Pak is one of three international directors of the Junior Civitans club.   The Junior Civitans club provides services to the less fortunate. They donate food,...

CHS Student Walks for Suicide Prevention

CHS Student Walks for Suicide Prevention

By Kyle Emery, Sports Editor

October 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

The CHS school year of 2015-2016 witnessed two devastating losses from students who committed suicide. Fortunately, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention(AFSP) not only seeks to help others who maybe struggling but, helps to unify the community by gathering walks and creating connections amongs...

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