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

For the first time in 50 years, the Mormon Temple is reopening for the public. Free tours begin on April 28th, so snag a ticket!

Spring into DC with the perfect itinerary

By Caitlin Murphy and Melissa Redlich May 10, 2022

According to the National Public Radio for Washington DC (WAMU), this year over 23.8 million tourists visited DC. While WCHS students are not tourists, most do not take advantage of the close proximity...

Gifts such as chocolates and flowers are very stereotypical and do not make the holiday and fun while cockroaches spice things up.

Flying solo? Fun activities for V-Day

By Ryan Weiner, Sports Editor February 25, 2022

Heart-shaped boxes with overpriced chocolates, teddy bears containing cheesy messages and corny cards that could have only been bought from Hallmark. For people unfortunate enough to be stuck in a relationship...

Alec Lehtman goes biking through the snow with Josh Heimlich during a snow day.

Snow days spark excitement for students

By Rachel Mattison, Online Editor February 13, 2022

During the cold months of winter, while school is hard and days are short, there is one thought that causes excitement and warmth to fill the halls: snow days.  The 2020-2021 school year proved to...

The David Driskell art exhibit at the Phillips Collection, which is located in the Dupont Circle area. The Phillips Collection is celebrating their 100 year anniversary this year.

Unique places in D.C. for students to check out

By Olivia Yasharoff, Editor-in-chief November 19, 2021

Although Washington, D.C. is only approximately a 30-minute ride from Potomac, it is easy to forget how close this hub of culture resides for WCHS students to explore. These are three ideas for fun activities...

Dribbling a basketball towards a defender, Zack Mantz (left) plays basketball during his freetime at Cabin John Middle School against some of his closest friends.

WCHS students find creative ways to spend their free time

By Justin Greenzaid, Assistant Sports Editor October 13, 2020

From wanting to go to your favorite sports games to being optimistic about finding a store that has Lysol in stock, Covid-19 has made life significantly more challenging. There are many pressing matters...

One popular way to stay entertained during Quarantine is through TikTok. Each video is different, ranging from humor to horror and it is easy to stay on the app for a while.

How to stay entertained during quarantine

By Allison Jacobs, News Editor May 12, 2020

Day to day life in quarantine is completely different than what was happening months ago, with each day feeling the same and endless amounts of time to fill. The current situation with the Coronavirus...

WCHS Principal Brandice Heckert addressing the WCHS Class of 2019 during their .graduation ceremony.

WCHS graduation festivities begin for the Class of 2019

By Cherri Tung, Arts Editor June 4, 2019

It’s the time of year. seniors are finally ready to graduate and head into summer before embarking on their next chapter. But before they go, WCHS had planned many events for the seniors such as the...

Activities: Quality Over Quantity

Activities: Quality Over Quantity

By Observer Opinion June 13, 2017

Captain of a varsity sports team, a position on the student government, president of several clubs, skilled artist, member of numerous honor societies, over 200 hours of volunteer work, a multi-AP class...

The Observer’s guide to Winter Break

By Danielle Kiefer, Features Editor December 11, 2014

As winter break quickly approaches, many students and teachers are finalizing travel plans. However, those who are not going anywhere do not have to fear facing 12 days of boredom: the Observer is here...

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