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‘Moskau’ Dubbed Greatest Song Ever

‘Moskau’ Dubbed Greatest Song Ever

Nathan Deychman, Online Editor-in-Chief
March 24, 2017
Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

The persistent question of what the greatest song ever has plagued human thought for decades until now. The Observer is here to settle this debate once and for all. Moskau by Dschinghis Khan, released in 1979, is the greatest song of all time, plain and simple. Never heard of it? That’s alright,...

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Julia Lescht, Public Relations Manager
March 22, 2017
Filed under News, News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

On Wednesday March 8th, people around the world celebrated International Women’s Day to commemorate the gender equality movement and to celebrate women’s economic, social, cultural and political achievements. Across the globe women celebrated in different ways, and this year the day’s message ...

Destructive Acts Prompt Investigation

Destructive Acts Prompt Investigation

Rebecca Jackson and Julia Lescht
February 27, 2017
Filed under News

Police are currently investigating various incidents of vandalism that have been reported over the past month at CHS and Walter Johnson High Schools. The initial vandalism incident at CHS was reported on Friday, January 27th when school employees arrived that morning to see profanity spray painted across...

New Bulldog Logo Brings Unity to School Image

New Bulldog Logo Brings Unity to School Image

Joe Raab, Social Media Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under News

Athletic Director Jesse Smith released a new bulldog logo for CHS Feb 17. The new bulldog logo will not only be used for all of the sports at the school, but will also be used by the school as a whole. The goal of having a uniform logo is to bring unity to the school. “When I arrived, I noticed that...

Conflict Over East Gate Cell Tower Continues

Conflict Over East Gate Cell Tower Continues

Jake Herman, Online Opinions Editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under News

A zoning hearing on Jan. 9 may determine whether Verizon Wireless can build a cell phone tower at East Gate Swim and Tennis Club on the corner of Gainsborough Road and Democracy Boulevard. After the hearing, the County Zoning Board will decide whether the land at East Gate will be re-zoned so that...

Racist Vandalism Disturbs CHS Community

Racist Vandalism Disturbs CHS Community

Max Kandel, Advertising Manager
January 23, 2017
Filed under News, Uncategorized

On Nov. 10, a sign was found in a CHS boys bathroom that read “Whites Only.” This goes along with the recent trend of offensive signs and writings in schools since November. This incident was first reported by the Washington Post on, and was not publically announced to parents and students by CHS...

Students Take Action After Polarizing Election

Students Take Action After Polarizing Election

Dani Miller and Megan Park
January 11, 2017
Filed under News

With Inauguration Day right around the corner, it is time for country to start thinking about the future. Mirroring the the current political climate of our country, CHS students have different ideas for how a Trump presidency will affect our country. For some CHS students and alumni, a Trump-led...

New Parking Spots Made Available

New Parking Spots Made Available

Lauren Roseman, News Editor
January 11, 2017
Filed under News

Recently, more parking spots in the Senior Lot became available to seniors due to a reassignment of other previously reserved parking spaces and students not meeting criteria for parking spot eligibility. CHS senior parking lots are filled by seniors who have won the parking lottery or were selected...

Election Results Move Students to Vocalize Beliefs

Election Results Move Students to Vocalize Beliefs

Rebecca Jackson, Online Features Editor
December 8, 2016
Filed under News

For the past year, America has been bombarded with name-calling, mudslinging, deleted emails, accusations of sexual assault, proposed blueprints for a wall between nations and other surprises. But in the biggest surprise of all, on Tues. Nov. 9, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the race to become...

Next School Year To Begin After Labor Day

Brandon Li and Matthew Sun
December 8, 2016
Filed under News

Governor Larry Hogan denied the waiver the that MCPS Board of Education (BOE) requested to start school before Labor Day, forcing MCPS to start the 2017-2018 school year after Labor Day. In August, Hogan issued a mandate requiring all public schools in Maryland to start school after Labor Day. School...

MCPS Debates Cutting Some Science Courses

MCPS Debates Cutting Some Science Courses

Thomas Atkinson and Bryan Fletcher
December 8, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

MCPS is debating whether or not to eliminate all science courses that are not part of the county curriculum. If the decision is approved, Molecular Genetics, Matter and Energy, Astronomy and Anatomy could be excluded from the MCPS Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) curriculum. However,...

Bulldog Day of Community Service

Eugenia Cardinale, Editor-in-Chief
December 8, 2016
Filed under News

The CHS’ Students Promoting Integrity, Character, and Enthusiasm (SPICE) Club held the Bulldog Day of Community Service Nov. 22. SPICE Club was founded two years ago to replace a branch of the PTSA called the Character Education and Student Life Committee. “Our aim is to lift the spirits of the...