The Observer

Addictive Trivia Crack keeps students guessing

By Ana Faguy, News Editor

December 22, 2014

Candy Crush, Words with Friends, Angry Birds and Temple Run are just a few of the gaming apps that enthrall CHS students everyday in the halls, at lunch and even during class. These games have been pushed to the backseat ever since the new app Trivia Crack popped up on the gaming radar. Trivia Crack...

CHS alumna Kelen Coleman catches up with ‘Observer’

CHS alumna Kelen Coleman catches up with 'Observer'

By Ana Faguy, Production Editor

May 28, 2014

This past week, the Observer sat down with actress and ‘03 alumna Kelen Coleman, who has starred in shows such as Men at Work, The Mindy Project and The Newsroom.   Q: Were you born and raised in Potomac? A:  I was born in Nashville, TN, and my dad is a bluegrass musician. When I was 4 or 5,h...

UN sponsored Girl Up strives to achieve gender equality

Senior Gloria Samen leads Girl Up.

By Ana Faguy, Production Editor

December 6, 2013

Despite the numerous achievements woman kind has made in society, they are still often thought of as second class citizens. However one CHS senior is leading the charge to change that. Girl Up is a United Nations Foundation campaign created to make sure all girls have an opportunity to become educated,...

Gatsby’s messages are timeless

Gatsby's messages are timeless

By Ana Faguy, Production Editor

December 6, 2013

Catcher and the Rye, The Odyssey, and To Kill a Mocking Bird are just some books that fall on the classic high school reading list, but arguably the most important piece of high school literature is F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. The Great Gatsby tells the story of how love, money and p...

Community fondly remembers sophomore

Students, staff and family members gathered in the CHS auditorium at 7 p.m. May 21 to remember sophomore Evan Rosenstock.

By Ana Faguy and Gil Jacobson

May 22, 2013

CHS students and fellow community members gathered in the gym May 21 to remember sophomore Evan Rosenstock who passed away Monday. CHS families learned of his death through social media sites Facebook and Twitter in addition to a phone message sent out Tuesday morning by Principal Joan Benz. “He...

CHS students, staff prepare for March Madness

CHS students, staff prepare for March Madness

By Ana Faguy and Caitlin Doherty

February 28, 2013

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament—the three weeks of insanity known as March Madness—is just around the corner, and the word from basketball fans at CHS is to expect the unexpected this year. "Anyone can beat anyone," boys basketball coach Matthew Miller said. "Anything can and will happen." A...

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