The Observer

Students, staff give back during CHS’ Day of Service

Students, staff give back during CHS’ Day of Service

By Emilie Plesset, Online Editor-In-Chief

December 3, 2012

Students gathered in the cafeteria Nov. 16 to give back to the community on the CHS Day of Community Service. Students and faculty met after school to make sandwiches that were donated to Martha’s Table, a local non-profit organization that helps at-risk and less fortunate individuals and familie...

Remembering the terror of the DC sniper attacks

Remembering the terror of the DC sniper attacks

By Dana Youngentob, News Editor

November 7, 2012

Ten years ago this month, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo terrorized the CHS community and the Washington D.C. metro area by randomly shooting and killing civilians for 21 days. Muhammad was executed in 2009 for his crimes, but Malvo’s life was spared. He is now serving a life sentence at the max...

Sophomore recognized

By Danny Weiss Online Sports Editor and Danny Weiss Online Sports Editor

April 13, 2011

Sophomore Olivia Stanhope has been recognized with the Congressional Award for excellence in community service. This congressional program is open to applicants aged 14-23 and each participant has the opportunity to earn different certificates and medals depending on how many hours of service they...

Community center to open in North Potomac

By By Anu Jain, News Production Editor, and Allison Srour, Contest Manager

November 23, 2010

After a decade of planning, designing and forming a team, the North Potomac Community Center will begin construction on Travilah Road, near Big Pines Local Park, by August 2011. The new community center plans to include several ­­­activity rooms, such as a gym, a game room, an exercise room and...

Club Corner: Key club

By Anu Jain, News Production Editor

January 4, 2010

The Key Club is a global organization that strives to help different aspects of the community and provides its members with the opportunity to build character and develop leadership skills. The CHS chapter meets at least twice a month in room 126. The club is broken down into five subcommittees: Tutoring,...

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