The Observer

Students Welcome Teachers into the Year of the Rat

Sophomores Jessica Qiu and Serena Shi enjoy attending the Lunar New Year event in Room 126 on Jan. 31, 2020.

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor

February 26, 2020

As of Jan. 25, 2020, a new Chinese new year began, signaling the start of the Year of the Rat. Six days later, WCHS students in the Asian American Festival Committee hosted the Lunar New Year Breakfast for WCHS staff. The event was sponsored by the PTSA and took place in Room 126 from 7:30 a.m. to 9...

Students share their heritage through ISA club

Queen Balina tells her story by posting this photo on the ISA Facebook page. She wants others to know how she feels about her culture, as shown by the book, and encourages others to share as well.

By Austin Vinner, Photo Manager

December 19, 2019

When you are walking through the gym on club day, it can be hard to get a feel for every last club at WCHS. With so many people and all the different clubs trying to get your attention, it’s natural to overlook some of them in the frenzy. There are many important clubs and extracurriculars at WCHS, and...

Club day brings convenience to annual event

The poster for the new Spikeball Club that was displayed during Club Lunch at WCHS.

By Andrew Chan, Sports Editor

October 17, 2019

On Sept. 25, WCHS put on a Club Lunch in the main gym, allowing WCHS students to showcase their clubs and gain new members. In previous years, the lunch was a Club Night where students would come to WCHS after school hours to see clubs. “I thought Club lunch was way more convenient than a Club Nigh...

WCHS ultimate frisbee club creates fun and competitive environment

The WCHS frisbee team is not an official sports team, but a club that meets twice a week. The team is a tight-knit family.

By Emma Chen, Assistant Observations Editor

April 10, 2019

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 ...

THRIVE Club brings peace to CHS

Caitlyn Jennings, Maya Simon, and Kiley Greiner (the officers of the new THRIVE club) after the club's first meditation, held by sponsor Makeyda Soriano.

By Jordyn Green, Assistant Online Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2018

CHS can be one of the most stressful places there is, so it’s often hard to find a place to relax. The THRIVE club, whose main goal is to make CHS a more positive environment, decided to hold a lunchtime meditation Apr. 20. The meditation was led by guidance counselor Makeyda  Soriano, who me...

Link Generations: Make a Connection

A child helps an elderly woman in an assisted living home with a puzzle.

By Vicky Gunawan, Contest Manager

February 27, 2017

A new club called Link Generations that connects elders and teens will be coming to CHS for the 2017-2018 school year. Link Generations is a non-profit organization started by Lori Marks, the aunt of sophomore Melissa Marks. The purpose of the club is for high schoolers to positively impact the liv...

CHS Students Think Big

CHS Students Think Big

By Katie Clem, Production Manager

March 27, 2014

From the cycling club to the chess club, CHS has a variety of activities students can join that offer fun and cultural experiences, but there are few clubs that teach skills that can be used in the future. Juniors Anand Upender and Sriya Movva co-founded the Think Big Club, an entrepreneurially-based...

CHS cluster celebrates Black History Month

CHS cluster celebrates Black History Month

By Jordan Janis, Fact Checker

March 1, 2013

February marks National Black History Month, a month dedicated to recognizing the achievements of African Americans in American history and celebrating African American culture. Black History Month began as Negro History Week in 1926, celebrated during the second week of February to commemorate the birthda...

Club Night showcases students’ unique interests

Club Night showcases students’ unique interests

By Ben Fox, Sports Photography Editor

October 2, 2012

CHS hosted its annual Club Night Sept. 20, an event designed to present the hundreds of extracurricular clubs students can join. With so many enthusiastic club leaders and colorful poster boards plastered all over the cafeteria, some found it difficult to decide which clubs to actually join and which c...

Leo’s Club offers students opportunity to give back

By Josh Denicoff Features Production Editor

October 26, 2011

Leo’s Club, a community service club designed to help students gain SSL hours and donate to various charities, will collect toys for Toys For Tots in the winter. "Leo’s Club teaches students how to organize and use the skills learned to benefit them later in life," Leo’s Club sponsor and assistant...

Club Corner: Asian American Club and Civitans Club work together

By Olivia Parven Staff Writer

May 13, 2011

While some students only watch the news and are horrified at the events that have taken place in Japan, other students at CHS are teaming up to help Japan in its time of need. The Asian American Club and the Civitans Club are working together to sell bracelets and paper cranes to raise money and bring...

Churchill Green makes environment priority

By Allison Srour Contest Manager

December 22, 2010

Churchill Green, a club founded by senior Aaron Katz and junior Hal Zeitlin this year, was created to help the school become more environmentally aware. Its main goal is to promote a “greener” environment and to instill a greater sense of the environment’s importance in the community. Through...

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