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

These recently-installed thermostat sensors allow WCHS teachers to warm or cool their classroom by two degrees.

Too hot, too cold: WCHS’ never-ending Goldilocks problem

By George Chang, Arts Editor March 21, 2023

Even though it is nearing the dead of winter—with excitement in the air over snow flurries and holiday break—WCHS junior Ana Grazziani finds the heat unbearable.  On the flip side, WCHS history...

Black Cat, a concert venue in Washington D.C., opened on September 1993 as a means to discover and support local bands and rising stars in the indie scene.

Upcoming concerts to keep an eye (and ear) out for

By George Chang, Arts Editor March 11, 2023

Imagine the warm spring breeze as you plan the perfect path to the front of the venue, the fluorescent lights bathing the audience in soft reds and blues, the coy grin before the artist sings the first...

A stand in Milk Lady Markets in Cabin John Village offers a variety of organic produce from local farms, ranging from peppers to peaches.

Local market is a fresh pick for fruits and veggies

By George Chang, Arts Editor October 20, 2022

Between the mini-mall and Capitol One Bank, bursts of laughter and wafts of fresh fruit and baked bread float through the chilly autumn air. Fall spirit is in full swing and with the festivities that the...

The cover of Alex G’s new album, “God Save The Animals,” includes a painting of four parrots perched on top of a barren tree.

Alex G shifts his focus with new album “God Save the Animals”

By George Chang, Arts Editor October 4, 2022

Alex G’s music tends to linger in the dreamworld: psychedelic harmonies and swirling instrumentation in the forefront as he mutters sweet nothings about twee nightmares and fairytale endings. However,...

Members of the Winston Churchill Ethics Bowl pose for a picture after a team meeting on February 10th, 2022. From left to right: David Ameh, Amanda Kossoff, Jaehee Lee, Ryan Chernoff, Brady Cohen, Yasmine Abou Aly, George Chang, Antoine Martinez, and Isabella Ngwana.

Right or Wrong? Ethics Bowl addresses social dilemmas

By George Chang, Staff Writer March 15, 2022

An uproar of voices erupts as two groups of seven students discuss their stances on the ethics of ghosting. Regionals are in two days, which means it is time to get serious. “Maybe we can bring up...

At WCHS, sophomore Sydney Willich walks to her class in Portable 3. Portables are a new addition to WCHS this year to accommodate all students.

Portables create a unique learning experience at WCHS

By Kaylen Chang, Assistant Social Media Manager April 30, 2021

Next to the WCHS carpool loop, wooden ramps lead students to an odd learning environment: trailers crammed together like puzzle pieces, better known as portables. These portables are detached from the...

In D.C., Mr. Grant Goodman, left, in a Reading is Fundamental Interview about his series, Agent Darcy and Ninja Steve, in 2019. Series is avaliable on Amazon or

WCHS English teachers release new books

By Kaylen Chang, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

With in-person school starting again soon in MCPS, it may be time for students to catch up on reading. Luckily, two talented teacher-authors from WCHS have been busy throughout quarantine, writing and...

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