The Observer

WCHS Boys Lacrosse prepares for a winning season

Senior Ian Rosenthal guards another player.

By Eli Gordon, Sports Editor

February 26, 2019

The WCHS boys lacrosse team is excited and ready for the 2019 season. They were one of MCPS’ best teams last year, making it all the way to the state finals for the second year in a row. They unfortunately lost in overtime. Regardless, they finished as the second best boys lacrosse team in MD....

Field hockey secures regional championship

Senior Ellie Shein runs down the field with the ball during the game against Wootton High School. WCHS won the game in overtime.

By Eli Gordon, Sports Editor

November 21, 2018

The WCHS field hockey team is off to a strong start, winning their first 11 games and advancing to the state semifinals for another four games. Despite losing six seniors this year, the team has come together and is looking to improve on last year’s playoff run. “Our biggest strength is our...

WCHS hosts unsuccessful safety day

This spot outside cafeteria  is where many CHS students go during an evacuation.

By Eli Gordon, Sports Editor

October 24, 2018

On Thurs. Sept. 27, CHS conducted several safety and evacuation drills throughout the course of the day. Teachers were provided with a presentation to give students during third period regarding a drop and cover drill, as well as an evacuation, reverse evacuation and lockdown drill between sixth ...

New mental health club brings positive message

Sources of Strength will be replaced by the new mental health club, Thrive.

By Bradley Furgerson and Eli Gordon

January 2, 2018

The CHS counseling department has developed a new stress management and mental health club called Thrive in order to help students identify healthy stress-relieving activities and maintain good mental health.   Counselor Makeyda Soriano, who is spearheading this program, previously sponsore...

New restaurant brings Chinese food back to Potomac

Chine Gourmet Bistro is the newest restaurant at the Cabin John Shopping Center.

By Arielle Gordon, Photo Editor

March 20, 2015

China Gourmet Bistro is the newest Chinese restaurant to try its hand at Asian cuisine in Cabin John Shopping Center. It is the third Chinese restaurant to occupy 7945 Tuckerman Lame in recent memory; a product of frequent restaurant turnover. Previously, China Jade Bistro was open for about two...

‘Mockingjay: Part One’ coming to big screen

Fans of the Hunger Games trilogy are not sure what to expect in the third installment of the movie franchise, since the movie is being split into two parts.

By Arielle Gordon and Isabel Dibble

November 20, 2014

Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) have survived two Hunger Games. Katniss is alive and well in the underground city of District 13. Peeta is in captivity somewhere in the Capitol. The first half of the third and final Hunger Games book, Mockingjay: Part One, is...

Students say ‘Thanks’ with presents, homemade gifts

Students say 'Thanks' with presents, homemade gifts

By Arielle Gordon, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

The end of a school year means excitement and celebration for students. However, in their rush for summer vacation, they should not forget to appreciate all that their teachers have done throughout the year. Showing appreciation for a teacher does not have to mean spending an entire wallet full of...

Jake’s Law hopes to put an end to texting and driving

By Danny Gordon, Grand Aleph Godol of the Observer

May 29, 2014

In an effort to stop texting while driving, the Maryland Senate passed Jake’s Law March 20. The law is named after five-year-old Jake Owen, who was sitting in the backseat of his mother’s car when they were rear-ended; Jake was killed. The other driver, 23-year-old Devin McKeiver, was using his cell...

Young team continues success

Young team continues success

By Danny Gordon, Staff Writer

October 2, 2012

After winning a record five-straight county titles, the girls tennis team hopes to stretch its streak to six this year. So far the team is off to a good start, defeating both Bullis and Magruder 7-0. According to sophomore Alissa Li, "the singles players played particularly well" in both matches. T...

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