The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The newest addition to Cabin John Village, Capo Deli. They offer a variety of sandwiches and desserts to compliment customers meals.

Grand opening of Capo Deli’s deli-ghtful delicacy delights taste buds!

By Naomi Wright , Advertising & Subscriptions Manager May 31, 2023

When it looks as though Cabin John is crowded enough with the newest additions of stores and renovations of well-established businesses, black letters are spelling out the words “Now Open!” over the...

With more research continuously coming out about the negative consequences of dairy consumption, traditional cows milk is increasingly being eschewed in favor of plant-based alternatives.

Choosing milk that’s best for consumers is udder chaos

By Ha-Yeon Jeon, Editor-in-Chief May 30, 2023

Do you know what is udder-ly bad for you? Regular cow’s milk. Moreover, milk and other dairy products have long been flagged for their high levels of saturated fat and their outsized role as a causative...

Mr. Haroot H Hakopian is seen celebrating at WCHS for his retirement on April 16, 2023. Hakopian has retired after teaching at WCHS for twenty-one years.

Introducing this year’s cast of who’s leaving WCHS?

By Kendyl Groisser, Assistant Online Editor May 15, 2023

As the school year comes to a close, some of WCHS’ beloved teachers prepare to say farewell to their students and colleagues with a heart full of joy and gratitude. These teachers are able to look back...

A part of Tristan Cais exhibit, this photograph depicts a houseboy with a European boy sitting on his lap. The usage of halftone color separation and intricately arranged solid colored dots allow for new details and ghosting effects to emerge at different viewing distances.

Travel to Asia with these AAPI month area attractions

By George Chang, Arts Editor May 15, 2023

In 1841, 14-year-old Nakahama Manjirō was forced to become the man of his family after his father passed away. To support his family, he found work as a fisherman and joined a crew of brothers to catch...

A student logs in to their MyMCPS account, which is the portal through which they access all of their Dual Enrollment courses at Montgomery College.

True or false? Dual Enrollment misconceptions

By Ha-Yeon Jeon, Features Editor May 15, 2023

Dual Enrollment, Dual Education, Dual Excitement. From Organic Chemistry to Philosophy in Literature, or Modern Military History to Advanced Object-Oriented C++ Programming, the 518 courses available at...

A tradition for many rising seniors is decorating cars before the start of senior year. Jordan Lapidus, a member of the class of 2023, poses with the car her friends decorated. Making formative memories like this are a fun way to commemorate the last year of high school.

23ENIORS pass on the torch with advice for class of 2024

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2023

May 1. Social media floods with celebratory posts and the Beyond the Bulldog Instagram account gets its newest round of posts as National Decision Day marks the end of the college process for many, if...

REWILD, Cabin John Villages newly opened indoor plant boutique, displays a variety of plants from orchids to umbrella trees.

Go “wild” for greenery at local plant shop

By Julia Levi, Assistant Observations Manager May 15, 2023

Rows of exotic plants, potted succulents and blooming orchids displayed galore. Plants hang from ceilings, sit on tiered shelves and the ground, appealing to all the senses. Tucked into Cabin John Village’s...

Former WCHS student Reva Mannan poses for the camera during her prom of May 2022. She picked an ombre style dress to be trendy but also wear something she loves.

8 popular prom trends of 2023

By Diya Kachoria, Photo Manager May 1, 2023

With Senior Prom coming up on May 20, many WCHS students are scrambling to find a last minute prom dress and finalize everything needed to make the memorable night perfect. Some students started preparing...

WCHS sophomore Eva Lee, a visual learner is reviewing a topic for her AP class by looking at a picture that provides a demonstration on April 16, 2023.

Tips for success: how to prepare for AP exams

By Naomi Wright, Promotions Manager May 1, 2023

Papers with black bold letters titled “practice sheet” or “study guide” blanket the table where a student attempts to study. The bright light coming from their school computer spotlights their...

Jennifer Inglisa (left) and Jennifer ODonnell (right) work together as a dynamic duo to run Write In 2 College which provides students with thorough help throughout the college admissions process.

WCHS community gets help from “Write In 2 College” to navigate the college admissions process

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor May 1, 2023

As May 1 quickly approaches, high school seniors around the country will be deciding how to spend the next four plus years of their lives. The accumulation of the past few years of work is finally going...

WCHS seniors Ezekiel Avit and Isaiah Mbeng examine the new California Tortilla menu on April 14, shortly after the reopening.

WCHS beloved California Tortilla is back up and running

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor April 27, 2023

When WCHS students think of favorite local restaurants, one that almost always comes to mind is California Tortilla. The backbone of the Cabin John Shopping Center, California Tortilla serves fast casual...

The new WCHS assignment schedule           1. WCHS website                         sets strict deadlines for students. Students 
                          have mixed emotions about the changes 
that were enacted on  February 28, 2023.

WCHS has done ‘well’ with taking care of their students

By Clara Young, Assistant News Editor April 27, 2023

Wellness Wednesday. Five minutes of wellness. Wellness rooms. This school year, WCHS has tried to implement a multitude of wellness opportunities for students. Now, WCHS has decided to take away one of...

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