The Observer

Senior Breakfast – 2020

Senior Sapna David poses at her

By Sapna David, Features Editor

May 14, 2020

I always said I hated high school, but now as I sit in my bed reflecting on my home for four years, I rethink this statement. Through the ups and downs of high school, as much as you could say I seemed to have hated it, I would never ask for a better school to be an alumna of.  High school for me was...

Lockdown protesters need to focus getting rid of Covid-19

Protestors rally in Ohio, urging for the state to open up again, protesting the current stay at home order.

By Sapna David, Features Editor

May 11, 2020

As a result of the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in the state of Md., Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order--basically a lockdown. For the past few weeks, Marylanders have been holed up in their homes, uncertain of what lies ahead, and when life will return to normal. As families and friends...

Netflix show addresses real problems from social media

Penn Badgely plans Joe Goldberg, a huge stalker, on the Netflix hit series

By Sapna David, Features Editor

February 4, 2020

Released less than a month ago, Netflix show “You,” has already gained over thousands of viewers that have spent countless hours binge-watching this addicting and twisted show. Although the show has captured the attention of many teenagers across the country, it points out a dark truth of social medi...

Student Art Spotlight: Hannah Roberts

Senior Hannah Roberts often often uses her friends as muses when taking photographs.

By Sapna David, Features Editor

December 18, 2019

With the click of a button, the shutter opens and then closes and quickly produces a beautiful piece of art. The art of photography, although overlooked, requires a significant amount of talent.  Senior Hannah Roberts has been carrying around Kodak disposable cameras ever since she was little. As...

Women should have the right to chose what to do with their body

WCHS Students Caitlyn McCabe, Ethan Greenstein, and Jackie Verba attended the protest for abortion rights in DC on Tuesday May 21st.

By Sapna David, Features Editor

June 5, 2019

Many WCHS students have heard about the new Alabama anti-abortion law that was signed this Wednesday, May 15th, by Governor Kay Ivey. It has sparked a worldwide conversation, causing many to speak up on social media about their opinions as well as starting conversations between friends, families, and ...

Classic Christmas song causes controversy

WDOK radio station, among across the country, banned “Baby It’s Cold Outside” from playing this holiday season.

By Sapna David, Assistant Arts Editor

January 8, 2019

The #MeToo movement has spurred a wave of sexual harassment claims, causing many to feel offended by pictures, videos, and in this case, song lyrics, that suggest any trace of harassment. The 1944 song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” has been banned by several radio stations across the country, includin...

CHS cheer team qualifies for states

CHS Varsity Cheer performed a pyramid at a competition.

By Sapna David, Assistant Arts Editor

December 21, 2018

Best known for their cheers on Friday nights, WCHS varsity cheer also competes in multiple competitions when they are not cheering on the sidelines. Competition season consists of multiple early Saturday mornings during the fall season. Their first competition was invitationals at Whitman High School...

WCHS students rally to create breast cancer walk

CHS students, including Varsity Cheer and the drumline walk around the track to raise Breast Cancer Awareness.

By Sapna David, Assistant Arts Editor

November 13, 2018

Seniors Jenny Dalrymple and Karly Emery organized a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk, Oct. 17, during second period to campaign for breast cancer.In accordance to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, students and staff were encouraged to dress in pink and hold up posters during the walk. “I thought the w...

Depression rises among CHS students

By Sapna David, Assistant Arts Editor

May 24, 2018

Teenager moodiness seems normal to most parents, but is it really just mood swings? Adults often gloss over the fact that an individual is suffering from depression and leave the situation overlooked and untreated. At CHS, many students get frustrated because they believe that school has made it i...

Street art blends creativity and social commentary

Street art blends creativity and social commentary

By Sapna David, Assistant Arts Editor

May 15, 2018

The streets of big cities, such as Washington D.C. or New York, often depict unique graffiti on the walls. Sometimes, it is just simple graffiti, like a random word, but other times it is truly a work of art. Graffiti art started on the streets of New York City in the late 1960s, originally in the...

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