The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

Carmen looks back on the good times and the bad

Carmen looks back on the good times and the bad

June 3, 2013

The first day of freshman year I walked through the doors of the Bulldog Lobby shy, four feet 10-and-a-half inches tall and extremely sheltered. Four years later, I leave CHS a full inch-and-a-half taller...

Colleges less likely to give credit for APs

Colleges less likely to give credit for APs

April 29, 2013

Colleges have become increasingly stringent in their acceptance of AP exam scores for college credit. Many top-ranked universities are now only accepting a score of either a four or five on an AP exam,...

‘Crew Cuts’ reveals a more mature Hoodie Allen

‘Crew Cuts’ reveals a more mature Hoodie Allen

April 25, 2013

Steven Markowitz, otherwise known as rapper Hoodie Allen, stands out among past graduates from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Since leaving a coveted job at Google, Allen’s efforts...

Elementary schools upgrade security systems

Elementary schools upgrade security systems

March 1, 2013

The Montgomery County Board of Education approved a request at its Jan. 8 meeting to add $364,000 of funding into the School Securities System Projects which will allow all MCPS elementary schools to install...

Students, staff give back during CHS Day of Service

Students, staff give back during CHS’ Day of Service

December 3, 2012

Students gathered in the cafeteria Nov. 16 to give back to the community on the CHS Day of Community Service. Students and faculty met after school to make sandwiches that were donated to Martha’s Table,...

Radio stations ring in holiday cheer too early

Radio stations ring in holiday cheer too early

November 30, 2012

 November is usually marked by Veteran’s Day, a new school quarter, fall boots, jackets and a satisfying Thanksgiving meal. Recently, however it also means the beginning of the non-stop playing of Christmas...

Voters to decide on four hot-button issues

Voters to decide on four hot-button issues

November 7, 2012

For the past several months, Maryland residents have been bombarded with fliers, radio announcements, and television commercials begging the public to vote in favor of or against four referendums that...

Student speedskater glides past competition

Student speedskater glides past competition

October 2, 2012

New student junior Shaner LeBauer has more on his mind than just making new friends and navigating the CHS hallways. As a nationally competitive speedskater he hopes to take his skating to a higher level. "This...

CHS honored for canned food drive

CHS honored for canned food drive

May 30, 2012

CHS was honored by the Maryland Department of Education on May 30 for having the most successful 2012 Kids Helping Kids canned food drive in MCPS.

Athlete of the Month: Katie Jenkins

Athlete of the Month: Katie Jenkins

May 30, 2012

She is known as one of the best players in the county. Junior shortstop Katie Jenkins, co-captain of the softball team, has coaches throughout the county gushing over her offensive and defensive capabilities. Katie...

CHS alumna now award-winning local reporter

February 22, 2012

Tisha Thompson, a 1995 CHS alumna, never planned on becoming an award-winning journalist. Coming from a line of journalists five generations long, she thought she would take a different path. “I have...

Departments offer new electives

Departments offer new electives

December 20, 2011

 CHS students will find more electives from which to choose for the 2012-2013 school year. The new electives that will be offered are Model UN, Peace Studies, Impact: A Survey in Modern American History,...

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