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MCPS, give more of a break, not less

April 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions

As the third quarter of the school year finishes up, many students are still relishing their fond memories of their recent Spring Break. It may also be the last time that seniors travel with their friends before going off to college. However, the new proposed school calendar for 2018-2019 has shortened...

MCPS, give students, staff a break

MCPS, give students, staff a break

November 21, 2017


Filed under Observer Opinion, Opinions, Top Stories

Once again, the MCPS school board is altering the school year schedule. For the 2018-19 year, election day and Jewish holidays cut into the schedule. In response, there were five schedule proposals created. The chosen model only has two professional days and shortens spring break to a mere four days...

Teachers Required to Wear ID’s After Break

By Isabel Dibble, News Editor

January 4, 2016


Filed under Top Stories

CHS staff will be required to wear lanyards, displaying their identification cards while at school starting Jan. 4. This change is a renewal from the policy that started many years ago at CHS. "We had a system where teachers wore their badges and students had to carry theirs somewhere in a wallet or poc...

The Observer’s guide to Winter Break

By Danielle Kiefer, Features Editor

December 11, 2014


Filed under Features

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 to provide a list of the activities going on in the area that will be sure to make for the best “...

CHS should look into exam schedule

CHS should look into exam schedule

By Sam Lawrence, Fact Checker

January 9, 2014


Filed under Column, Online Exclusives, Opinions

Winter break comes once a year, a time when students can hang out with their friends, play video games, go on vacation, and most of all, relax from the excessive amount of schoolwork that they have. Unfortunately, school basically follows them into the break with haunting conditions. First semester...

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