The Observer

2019-2020 Staff

Miranda Chung

Copy Editor

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...

Emily Zhang

News Editor

Emily Zhang is a member of the class of 2021. She is the News Editor for the Churchill Observer. She is on The Observer staff because she enjoys writing articles about the community. Emily is also an avid stationery enthusiast. ...

Allison Jacobs

News Editor

Allison is a member of the class of 2021. She plays goalie on the varsity field hockey team and is the boys varsity lacrosse manager. She loves to write and share her opinion! She also loves to play with her dog Taco and hang...

Sacha Feldberg

Arts Editor

Sacha Feldberg is a member of the class of 2020. She is the Arts Editor for the Churchill Observer. When she’s not writing for the Observer, she likes running on the cross country team with her friends. Her favorite singer is...

Hannah Zozobrado

Arts Editor

Hannah Zozobrado is a class of 2020 senior at WCHS and one of the Arts Editors for the Churchill Observer. In her free time, you can catch her accidentally oversleeping, watching Mulan and other Disney classics, singing or mak...

Cherri Tung

Arts Editor

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...

Ella Kaminsky

Features Editor

Ella Kaminsky is a Features Editor and junior on the Winston Churchill Observer staff. When she isn’t writing for The Observer, you can find her going on a run with her dog, or hanging out with friends. She is the co-founder ...

Ava Freeman

Features Editor

Ava Freeman is a junior  and features editor for The Observer. In addition to writing for her school newspaper, Ava is a Churchill ambassador and the co-founder of the Save The Turtles Club. In her free time she enjoys cheerlead...

Sapna David

Features Editor

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...

Emma Chen

Observations Editor

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 ...

Andrew Chan

Sports Editor

Andrew Chan is a junior on the Observer. He enjoys working on the newspaper staff because he likes to write articles. When he is not editing sports articles he is most likely relaxing or playing basketball. He enjoys watching ...

Victoria Park

Opinions Editor

Victoria Park is a senior and the Opinions Editor for the Churchill Observer. She enjoys playing games, baking, listening to music and watching tv shows. Her favorite band is MGMT. In her free time, she is most likely sleeping or ...

Anna Kronthal

Opinions Editor

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...

Jasper Bernstein

Assistant Observations Editor

Jasper Bernstein is the assistant observations editor for the Churchill Observer. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, watching YouTube and sleeping. Jasper’s favorite office character is Darryl, and his least favori...

Nur Yavuz

Assistant Observations Editor

Nur Yavuz is the assistant Observations editor for the Winston Churchill Observer staff. She is a sophomore and J2. In her free time, you will most likely catch her listening and dancing to music anywhere at any time. She enjoy...

Maya Bhattiprolu

Assistant Online Editor

Maya Bhattiprolu is a sophomore and one of the Assistant Online Editors on the Churchill Observer. When she isn’t writing for the Observer, you can find her running on the Cross Country and Track team or cracking really bad jok...

Ally Salzberg

Assistant Online Editor

Ally Salzberg is a junior this year and is one of two Assistant Online Editors for The Observer. When she is not writing for The Observer, she can be found practicing with the WCHS Varsity Cheerleading team and hanging out with frien...

Jeremy Fredricks

Assistant Opinions Editor

Jeremy Fredricks is a sophomore at Winston Churchill. He is in his second year of journalism. He is the Assistant Opinions Editor for the 2019-2020 school year. When not writing for the Observer, he enjoys playing golf, tennis,...

Olivia Yasharoff

Assistant Sports Editor

Olivia Yasharoff is a sophomore this year and the Assistant Sports Editor for the Churchill Observer. She plays on the varsity volleyball team at WCHS in the fall. She also enjoys making watercolor paintings and playing with her ...

David Malament

Promotions Manager

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...

Ohio Meshanko

Promotions Manager

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...

Ela Jalil

Assistant News Editor

Ela Jalil is the Assistant News Editor for the Churchill Observer. When she’s not writing for the Observer she enjoys dancing and performing, hanging out with her friends, and reading. She is constantly rewatching The Offic...

Aliki Dimitoglou

Advertising & Subscriptions Manager

Aliki Dimitoglou is a 2022 sophomore at WCHS and is one of the Advertisements and Subscriptions Managers for the Churchill Observer. She likes eating food (a lot), playing sports and reading Stephen King novels. When she isn’t w...

Austin Vinner

Photo Editor

Austin Vinner is the Photo Editor for the Churchill Observer. He is a Sophomore 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 on ...

Charley Hutton

Advertising & Subscriptions Manager

Charley Hutton is a junior at WCHS and one of the two Advertisements and Subscriptions Managers. In the fall, she plays varsity soccer for Churchill, and in the winter and spring she runs track for Churchill as a sprinter and...

Trevor Gardemal

Social Media Manager

Trevor Gardemal is a junior at WCHS and the Observer’s Social Media Manager. When he’s not working on the Observer. Trevor likes to build sets for Tech Crew and bake. He enjoys listening to music and making playlists, as ...

Jordyn Green

Online Editor-in-Chief

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

Editor-in-Chief

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

Editor-in-Chief

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...

Kathy Hu

Online Editor

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...

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