The Observer

2020-2021 Staff

Editor-in-Chief

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 ...

Editor-in-Chief

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: ...

Online Editor-in-Chief

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...

Photo Manager

Caroline Zhou

Caroline Zhou is an Assistant Photo Manager for the Observer. She is in her second year of journalism and part of the class of 2023. In her free time, she enjoys watching Netflix, hanging out with her friends, and listening to ...

Photo Manager

Aaron Simon

Aaron Simon is the Photo Manager for the Observer. He is in his 2nd year of journalism and a 2021 Senior. He loves to cook, play sports, and eat. His favorite sport is baseball, his favorite food to cook and eat are ribs. Whe...

Photo Manager

Jack Gans

Jack Gans is a member of the class of 2023 at WCHS and one of the Photo Managers for The Churchill Observer. He loves to go outside on walks and to play sports with friends. He also enjoys playing video games and watching TV at ...

Advertising & Subscriptions Manager

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...

Social Media Manager

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. ...

News Editor

Quinn Cook

Quinn Cook is a part of WCHS’s class of 2021 and one of the News Editors for the Observer. Outside of school he loves to be active, outdoors and playing baseball for WCHS among other sports with friends. Quinn also loves his ...

News Editor

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...

Arts Editor

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...

Features Editor

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 ...

Features Editor

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 ...

Observations Editor

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...

Observations Editor

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 ...

Sports Editor

Melissa Redlich

Melissa Redlich is a sophomore and is a Sports Editor for the Observer. This is her second year taking journalism, and she loves being a part of the class. When she is not writing for the Observer she loves to play volleyball, hang...

Sports Editor

Elijah Savett

Elijah Savett is a Junior in his second year of the Observer. He is Sports editor for the 2020-2021 school year. He loves all sports but specifically baseball. When he is not writing for the Observer he enjoys playing video games...

Opinions Editor

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...

Opinions Editor

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.   ...

Online Editor

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. ...

Assistant Arts Editor

Jessica Klein

Jessica Klein is a Senior and the Assistant Arts Editor for the Observer. In her freetime she dances ballet for The Washington School of Ballet. But when shes not in the studios you can find her hanging out with friends or watch...

Assistant Online Editor

Jordan Pashkoff

Jordan Pashkoff is a sophomore and an Assistant Online Editor for the Observer. Other than writing Jordan loves to listen to music, play sports and hang out with friends. Jordan plays on the WCHS basketball and lacrosse teams. H...

Assistant Online Editor

Liam Klein

Liam Klein is a Sophomore in his second year of the Observer. He is Assistant Online editor for the 2020-2021 school year. When he is not writing for the Observer he enjoys hanging out with friends and playing baseball....

Assistant Sports Editor

Justin Greenzaid

Justin Greenzaid is an Assistant Sports Editor for the Observer and is a part of the class of 2023. In his free time, Justin loves to play lacrosse and is on the Varsity lacrosse team at WCHS. He also enjoys listening to music i...

Assistant News Editor

Ryan Weiner

Ryan Weiner is an Assistant News Editor for the Observer. He is in his second year of journalism and is in the class of 2023. In his free time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his friends, playing and watching baseball, and goin...

Assistant Social Media Manager

Sylvia Thomson

Sylvia Thomson is the Assistant Social Media Manager for the Observer. This is her second year of publications, but her first year in Newspaper. In her free time, Sylvia participates in rowing crew and loves to read and write to...

Assistant Advertisement & Subscriptions Manager

Rachel Mattison

Rachel Mattison is the Assistant Advertisement and Subscription Manager for the Observer. She is a member of the class of 2023. Rachel is also involved in SGA, and plays on the WCHS field hockey, basketball and softball teams...

Copy Editor, New Staff Liaison

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...

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