The Observer

Administration & MCPS don’t see eye to eye on no zero policy

Administration & MCPS don’t see eye to eye on no zero policy

By Jeremy Fredricks, Assistant Opinions Editor

October 21, 2019

For a brief period in the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, WCHS had a policy where students could earn a minimum grade of 50%, not 0%. The policy would have applied to students who submitted nothing, had cheated or committed plagiarism (and still receive half credit).  Aside from its intentions, it contradicted M...

Quizzes? Tests? They are not helping anyone

Quizzes? Tests? They are not helping anyone

By Jeremy Fredricks, Assistant Opinion Editor

June 6, 2019

Churchill students are used to spending their evenings studying for multiple quizzes and tests. Yet, students aren’t really learning and retaining the necessary information for their respective quizzes and tests. Quizzes and tests are often multiple choice and require knowledge of very specific...

WCHS English teacher publishes young adult novel series

WCHS English teacher publishes young adult novel series

By Jeremy Fredricks, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

If you’ve had English 9 teacher Grant Goodman, you may be familiar with his work as an author. Goodman is currently working on the fourth book in his series “Agent Darcy and Ninja Steve,” in addition to a sci-fi novel for high school students. Goodman first pursued his passion for writing in...

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