The Observer

Tennis wins record fifth straight county title

Tennis wins record fifth straight county title

By By: Matt Raab, Sports Production Editor

November 23, 2011

  After a grueling two-and-a-half hour battle on the court, doubles partners junior Olivia Lee and senior captain Tanya Bagheri sealed a record fifth consecutive victory at Counties for the girls tennis team Oct. 31.   The tournament ended in a three-way tie for first place between CHS, Whitman...

Fantasy cross country takes hold in County

By Luke Frentsos, Sports Photography Editor

October 24, 2011

  Fantasy baseball, football and basketball are all well-known fantasy leagues in the CHS community. However, a new fantasy league, the fantasy cross country league, has emerged and is quickly running to the top. Gaithersburg High School ‘03 alumnus and Mocorunning website founder Kevin Milsted s...

New policy changes for students across the county

By By: Julie Kracov, Online Arts Editor and Stacey Stein, Online Breaking News Editor

September 8, 2011

MCPS implemented new cell phone and attendance policies that allow students more flexibility in using their phones while the attendance policy creates stricter guidelines to ensure that all students attend class. The new cell phone policy allows students to use phones before and after school and during...

County lacks standards for Edline updating

By Spenser Easterbrook, Advertising Manager

March 21, 2011

Students agree: the creation of Edline is a great advance in modern education. Edline provides students with one convenient place to check their grades, their homework and their lessons from class. But there’s a catch. In practice, Edline isn’t being used for all of these purposes at CHS. MCPS has...

County should place priority on teachers

By Maya Montayne Opinions Editor

March 2, 2010

In a county known for the academic strength and dedication of its students, a budget plan for the coming year has been created that favors the priorities of MCPS executives and non-student related groups rather than those of teachers and students. It is far from surprising that CHS and other Montgomery...

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