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Frisbro’s win second in states

Frisbro’s win second in states

By Danny Gordon, Senior Writer

May 13, 2015

The Frisbros finished second in the 2015 Maryland State Championship May 10 behind BCC. “We had a ridiculously athletic team,” senior Jake Smith said. “I had high expectations. I knew that with some work we had the potential to win states.” Having only lost twice, The Frisbros came into...

CHS: Cheaters Have Success?

CHS: Cheaters Have Success?

By Danny Gordon and Noah Salzberg

April 29, 2015

“The cheating is out of control.” Math teacher Lois Cohen said this when describing the academic dishonesty that has spread throughout the halls and classrooms of CHS. Cheating is prevalent at CHS, with as many as three separate instances of cheating occurring in the span of one month this...

Senior runs marathon

Senior runs marathon

By Katie Clem, Production Editor

December 19, 2014

Senior Daniel Gordon competed in the Philadelphia Marathon, finishing with a time of 3 hours and 37 minutes on Nov. 23. He finished 2,051 out of 10,362 entries, and 19th in his division. Gordon undertook an aggressive training schedule in preparation of the race. Gordon ran cross country this past...

Bulldogs have advantage with two varsity teams

Bulldogs have advantage with two varsity teams

By Danny Gordon, Staff Writer

December 19, 2014

For the first time in school history, the coaching staff of the CHS hockey team has decided to create a second varsity team, adding to the previously existing JV and varsity teams. Recently, the team has seen an influx of skilled players, and thus, a second varsity team was added to accommodate all...

Redskins must move past RGIII

Redskins must move past RGIII

By Danny Gordon, Senior Writer

December 17, 2014

Although at one point he was a beacon of hope for Washington fans everywhere, Robert Griffin III’s leg injury has left him talentless, and it is time for the franchise to move on. In the 2012 draft the Redskins traded the Rams three first round picks and a second round pick in exchange for the second-overall...

Assessment schedule abandoned to decrease stress

Assessment schedule abandoned to decrease stress

By Danny Gordon and Noah Salzberg

October 27, 2014

For the 2014-15 school year, CHS administrators opted out of implementing the assessment schedule that was initially formed two years ago. The assessment schedule allowed certain subjects to test on certain days of the week, with the intention of spreading out tests to reduce student stress. ...

Tutoring website creates platform for interactive help

Tutoring website creates platform for interactive help

By Danny Gordon, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

Senior Yash Nigam, an Observer staff writer and online opinions editor, recently developed an e-learning system called VolunteerTutor that enables high school students to collaborate with peers using an online collaborative system. The conferencing happens through digital whiteboards with file and...

CHS cheer and poms host spirit camp

CHS cheer and poms host spirit camp

By Danny Gordon, Senior Staff Writer

October 16, 2014

The CHS cheer and poms teams will host a spirit mini camp from 10am-1pm for girls grade 1-8 on October 18. Girls enrolled in the camp will receive a set of poms, a tee shirt, admission to the football game, lunch and instruction from current CHS cheer and poms athletes. “Girls should come to...

Fashion-forward CHS students fancy Flannel Friday

Fashion-forward CHS students fancy Flannel Friday

By Greer Smith and Danny Gordon

March 25, 2014

Trying to figure out what to wear five days a week can be tough. One may have a well planned out outfit on Monday, but by the weeks end, one’s passion for fashion can burn out. That is why Flannel Friday is perfect. Flannel Friday is the dedication of Friday as the day of the week where one must...

Administration launches pedestrian safety program

Administration launches pedestrian safety program

By Danny Gordon and Yash Nigram

February 24, 2014

In response to recent concerns over CHS’ morning drop-off habits, the administration launched a pedestrian safety campaign Jan. 27. The administration observed an increase in jaywalking, inattentiveness while crossing the street and illegal U-turns, and is attempting to enforce more stringent safety p...

Redkins Search for New Coach

Redkins Search for New Coach

By Danny Gordon

January 8, 2014

After an extremely disappointing 3-13 season, many CHS Redskins fans are left wondering what happened to their once promising hometown team. Just one day after the season ended the entire coaching staff including head coach Mike Shanahan, was fired. Now the team begins its search for a new head coach...

Handball Concludes its First Season

Handball Concludes its First Season

By Danny Gordon

October 30, 2013

The CHS handball team’s season concluded against Northwood Oct. 15, with a 22-14 victory. The team finished with a record of 5 wins and 1 loss. “The season went great,” junior captain John Sahin said. “We only lost one game and in my opinion were really good as a team together.” According...

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