The Observer

2018-2019 Staff

Olivia Yasharoff

Olivia Yasharoff is a junior and the Arts Editor for the Observer. This is her third year taking journalism. She loves watching movies, television and musicals in her free time. She also enjoys playing volleyball, making wate...

Jasper Bernstein

Jasper Bernstein is an observations editor for the Observer. Jasper is a member of the class of 2022. In his free time, Jasper enjoys spending time with his friends, watching football and quarantining from COVID-19. This is h...

Ela Jalil

Ela Jalil is one of the News Editors for the Observer. She is a junior, and is in her third year of journalism. In her free time she enjoys watching Netflix, hanging out with her friends, reading, and dancing. Sitcoms are her fa...

Maya Bhattiprolu

Maya Bhattiprolu is a junior and the Online Editor for the Observer. This is her third year taking journalism. She enjoys running on the Cross Country and Track team and spending time with her friends. You can find her telling ...

Jeremy Fredricks

Jeremy Fredricks is a junior at Winston Churchill High School. He is in his third year of journalism. He is the Copy Editor for the 2020-21 school year. He likes writing for the paper, telling stories, and informing people of what is...

Ella Kaminsky

Ella Kaminsky is one of the Opinions Editors for the Observer. She is a part of the class of 2021. When she is not editing articles, you can find her hanging out with her friends, listening to music or taking a run with her dog...

Austin Vinner

Austin Vinner is the Observations Editor for the Churchill Observer. He is a Junior at Churchill High School in the graduating class of 2022. In his free time he enjoys watching shows on netflix and sleeping. He likes working ...

Emily Zhang

Emily Zhang is a senior and one of the Features Editors for the Observer. Apart from taking Journalism for the third year at Churchill, she is also a part of DECA. In her free time she enjoys hand lettering, binging movies and ...

Nur Yavuz

Nur Yavuz is a junior and a Features editor for the Churchill Observer. She loves the journalism community and is taking her third year of the class. Nur is up to get bubble tea any day of the week, and can’t say no to grabbing ...

Sacha Feldberg

Sacha Feldberg is a senior and is excited to be the Arts Editor for the Churchill Observer this year. When she’s not writing articles, she loves to read books, watch movies, and play songs on her guitar. ...

Ava Freeman

Ava Freeman is a senior and the Online Editor-in-Chief for the Observer. In addition to writing for her school newspaper, Ava is on the WCHS cheer team and is a member of the ambassador club. In her free time she enjoys hanging...

Charley Hutton

Charley Hutton is a member of the class of 2021 at WCHS and one of the Advertisements and Subscriptions Managers. In the fall, she plays soccer, and in the winter and spring she runs track as a sprinter and hurdler. She can b...

Trevor Gardemal

Trevor Gardemal is a senior and the Observer’s Social Media Manager. He is a member of both Tech Crew and SGA. When he’s not spending too much time on twitter, Trevor likes to spend his time listening to music and baking. ...

Ally Salzberg

Ally Salzberg is one of the Opinions Editors for the Observer. She is part of the class of 2021. When she is not in school you can find her hanging out with her friends, walking her dogs, or working out.   ...

Jordyn Green

Jordyn Green is a senior and is excited to be serving this year as the Online Editor-in-Chief. She loves writing for the newspaper because it helps her keep up with current events in both the school and the world. When she’s not...

Fatima Yazdi

Fatima Yazdi is currently serving as an Editor-in-Chief alongside Riley Hurr for her fourth year at the J. When she isn’t busy writing, editing, or working on doubletruck, she’s probably having a disney marathon with her sibl...

Riley Hurr

Riley Hurr is currently serving as the Editor-in-Chief alongside Fatima Yazdi for her fourth and final year with the J. When she isn’t busy brainstorming, writing, editing, or jamming out to Brockhampton during newspaper production, sh...

Cherri Tung

Cherri Tung is a member of the class of 2020 and is currently the arts editor for The Observer. She spends her free time running, listening to music, and going to the mall with friends. She likes to lay on her bed and watch ran...

David Malament

David Malament is a Promotions Manager with Ryan Meshanko. He spends his free time procrastinating and somehow finishing 99% of his homework in school. He enjoys watching Netflix, YouTube, and hanging out with friends. In the spring...

Anna Kronthal

Anna Kronthal is a class of 2020 senior at WCHS and one of The Churchill Observer’s Opinion Editors. Outside of school, Anna dances at The Washington School of Ballet, plays with her two dogs, and writes stories for the news...

Ohio Meshanko

Ohio Meshanko is a Churchill senior who loves to create. He has a leading position on WCHS tech crew and helps to build and paint sets for all theater performances. As Promotions Manager, Ohio creates video advertisements for the Ob...

Kathy Hu

Kathy Hu is a senior this year and is the online editor. When she’s not writing articles, she can be found cheerleading, napping, or hanging out with friends. In the fall she is on the varsity cheerleading team, in the sprin...

Andrew Chan

Andrew Chan is a senior on the Observer. He is one of the print Editors-In-Chief. When he is not editing articles he is most likely relaxing, playing basketball, or playing videogames with his friends. He enjoys watching Netflix and ...

Allison Jacobs

Allison Jacobs is one of the Editors-in-Chief for the Observer. She is part of the class of 2021. She loves spending time with her friends and her dog Taco, playing field hockey and making TikToks. Her favorite shows include Avatar: ...

Sapna David

Sapna David is a senior this year and is one of the Churchill Observer's features editors. When she’s not writing for the Observer, you can find her watching netflix or spending time with her friends and family. She loves t...

Miranda Chung

Miranda Chung is a member of the class of 2020 and is currently the Copy Editor for The Observer. When she is not writing for The Observer, you can find her either on the tennis court, FaceTiming with friends or on a couch ret...

Emma Chen

Emma Chen is a senior this year and is Observations Editor. Along with the Observer, at Churchill, Emma is an ambassador and plays for the softball team as well as managing the field hockey team. One of her favorite activities ...

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