The Observer

Tech updates needed within this technological age

Projectors that were used many years ago serve no purpose in this day and age as all they do is sit and collect dust.
November 6, 2019

In recent years, many MCPS classrooms have been completely overhauled to accommodate a modern learning and teaching experience. The widespread adoption of Promethean boards and chromebooks, specifically,...

International Day of the Girl allows people to honor those who have impacted the world

On Oct. 11, girls across the country celebrate “International Day of the Girl.”
November 6, 2019

Girls run the world. It is a truth that we have been singing amongst ourselves ever since the iconic artist Beyoncé released “Run the World (Girls)” in 2011. Even though it seems like a fact now,...

New photo album app creates memory videos

The new 1 Second Everyday (1SE) app will allow people to turn second-long video snippets into cohesive memories that they can have forever.
April 8, 2019

A long, long time ago in a land far, far away, cell phones did not exist and people used photo albums to document their lives. Today, we prefer a 365 second video instead. 1 Second Everyday (1SE) is...

Bindeman Center presents bullying documentary

Bindeman Center presents bullying documentary
'Finding Kind' shows struggles of womanhood
November 20, 2014

Behind their caked-on makeup and pearly whites, girls can be vicious creatures. Because of their ability to cover up whatever drama goes on behind the scenes, situations in which a girl is both the bully...

CHS Students Think Big

CHS Students Think Big
March 27, 2014

From the cycling club to the chess club, CHS has a variety of activities students can join that offer fun and cultural experiences, but there are few clubs that teach skills that can be used in the future. Juniors...

CHS alumnus directs video series about college life

CHS alumnus directs video series about college life
March 21, 2014

The music starts, the drinks are poured, and two attractive college students introduce over a million viewers to the world of I’m Shmacked. The YouTube documentary web-series, which focuses on the party...

What would happen if ‘The Purge’ came to CHS?

What would happen if 'The Purge' came to CHS?
October 2, 2013

The beginning of the school year is a time when students return to a scheduled lifestyle and follow CHS rules. Theses regulations exist for very important reasons, but what if, for one single day, all...

Let’s Get Down to Business

October 1, 2013

The CHS student body is unstoppable.  From selling cookies to teaching Zumba classes, students know how to turn a simple idea into a moneymaking machine. Thanks to the rise of social media and the ease...

All you need to know about college recommendations

October 1, 2013

College application deadlines are quickly approaching, and students are left with unanswered questions about the proper etiquette for asking and reminding teachers about recommendations. Here are some...

Classrooms: You’re hot then you’re cold

October 1, 2013

Bundled up in heavy winter jackets, students brace themselves for the storm to come—inside their classrooms. Extreme room temperatures, whether they are freezing or sweltering, are a frequent issue at...

‘Observer’ guide for how to be Employee of the Month

October 1, 2013

When CHS students come to school, many expect to have to juggle homework, classwork, tests and quizzes. However, some students have to handle something else along with their schoolwork: a job.  Jobs come...

Club Superlatives: The Popular, Productive and Unique

Club Superlatives: The Popular, Productive and Unique
October 1, 2013

Every year on Club Night, prospective students scour the rows of tables and walls of poster board in the crowded cafeteria to find clubs that suit their interests. The sheer number of clubs and members...

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