The Observer

CHS athletes commit

CHS athletes commit

By Jenna Cantor and Tiffany Trankiem

May 2, 2012

Congratulations to senior Spencer Ralph for committing to play lacrosse at Colorado College, a Division III school of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. Ralph has been playing lacrosse for the past six years. He plays midfield and specializes in face-offs. Good luck to Ralph on becoming a T...

Community supports fellow Bulldog after diagnosis

Community supports fellow Bulldog after diagnosis

By Spenser Easterbrook, Opinions Editor and Jenna Cantor, News Editor

March 27, 2012

The CHS community has been supporting freshman Marco Gutierrez after he was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in January. Marco has remained hopeful throughout the entire experience. His positive attitude paid off when he received the news from his doctor March 2 that he is 100 percent can...

Students give back through cancer awareness campaign

Students give back through cancer awareness campaign

November 21, 2011

  CHS sports teams and clubs are uniting to raise money to support cancer awareness.   The football team, girls and boys soccer and girls volleyball teams and the Key Club have contributed to the cause either by wearing pink during games or by raising money for cancer research.   "I am...

Lack of LC policy leads to more student absences

By Jenna Cantor News Editor

May 19, 2011

Last year, MCPS eliminated its Loss of Credit policy (LC policy), and with no LC policy this year, CHS students have been cutting and tardy to classes more often, according to security team leader Terry Bell and attendance secretary Harriet Feldman. Consequently, a survey was sent out to sample teacher...

CHS athletes commit

By Natalia Derechin Features Production Editor and Yasmin Akbari Observations Editor

May 13, 2011

Congratulations to junior Jenna Cantor for verbally committing to play soccer at Cornell University of the Ivy League. Cantor plays on her club team, Bethesda Freedom 93/94 and has played for CHS’ varsity soccer since her freshman year. Good luck to Cantor on becoming a Big Red! Congratulations...

Budget shortfall may lead to large county cuts

By By Jenna Cantor, Observations Editor and By Jenna Cantor, Observations Editor

March 1, 2011

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jerry Weast is proposing a $2.2 billion budget, which asks for increased funding from the county council. Weast’s proposed 2012 budget for MCPS is a 2.8 percent increase from the 2011 budget.  However, if Weast’s budget is not approved by the...

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