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WCHS clubs administration should crack down on clubs

WCHS clubs administration should crack down on clubs

By Emma Chen, Observations Editor

June 5, 2019


Filed under Opinions

There are more than 125 clubs at WCHS, but how many of them actually meet every week? How many of them fundraise? How many of them actually accomplish what they say they will at club night? Clubs at WCHS are known for being constructed as a resume builder, as many students know that the title of club fou...

Ted Bundy movie captivates audiences once again

Ted Bundy movie captivates audiences once again

By Emma Chen, Observations Editor

June 5, 2019


Filed under Movies and Television, Online Exclusives, Opinions, Top Stories

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile came out a few months after Netflix unveiled the Ted Bundy Tapes—a collection of episodes retelling of the life, murders, and the interesting legal situation of the notorious serial killer. However, these two Netflix releases could not have told more diff...

WCHS ultimate frisbee club creates fun and competitive environment

WCHS ultimate frisbee club creates fun and competitive environment

By Emma Chen, Assistant Observations Editor

April 10, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

All around WCHS, a student can see and hear announcements for joining the school’s ultimate frisbee team. Except it’s not a team—it’s a club that runs in the fall and spring. Captained in 2018-2019 by Ben Malech and Jerry Liu, the Ultimate Frisbee Club at WCHS is known for being a great way ...

Ted Bundy docuseries accurately depicts his life

Ted Bundy docuseries accurately depicts his life

By Emma Chen, Assistant Observations Editor

April 1, 2019


Filed under Opinions

A simple guy next door, with striking blue eyes and suave confidence, Ted Bundy often used his natural appeal to his favor. At first sight, nobody would have thought anything about the man except for that he obviously had a bit of an ego. Netflix’s new “docuseries” exploring the life of Ted Bundy...

WCHS’ Robotics team makes finals

WCHS’ Robotics team makes finals

By Emma Chen, Assistant Observations Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under CHS Community, Observations, Online Exclusives

As part of WCHS’ Advanced Programming class, students are able to opt out of the class’s curriculum and instead participate in the Zero Gravity Robotics competition. Both MIT and NASA sponsor the international competition for high schoolers. WCHS made it to the finals in 2014, before the competition was o...

Instagram account mocks poor WCHS parking jobs

Instagram account mocks poor WCHS parking jobs

By Emma Chen, Assistant Observaions Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Observations, Top Stories

“Just back up to the car behind you. You can do it. I believe in you,” reads the caption the Instagram account @churchillshi**yparkers posted Sept. 24, for the first time. Pictured were two examples of cars parked in front of WCHS that left too much room while parallel parking, effectively ru...

Pipe burst floods WCHS with problems

Pipe burst floods WCHS with problems

By Emma Chen, Assistant Observations Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, Observations, Online Exclusives, School, Top Stories

On Monday, Oct. 22, Michel Baker, a computer science teacher at WCHS, walked into his classroom only to discover the entire room flooded. This is the result of a pipe burst in the computer science hallway. All of the classrooms were affected by the water. “The room had a lot of water on the f...

Educational Foundation issues grants for student projects

October 27, 2010


Filed under Top Stories

This year, the CHS Educational Foundation is continuing its efforts to provide financial support for student- and teacher-run educational activities through its Challenge Grant. “[The Challenge Grant] is a grant of an amount of money to a group of students who propose an educationally enriching...

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