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Field hockey secures regional championship

Field hockey secures regional championship

By Eli Gordon, Sports Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Top Stories

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...

CHS hosts unsuccessful safety day

CHS hosts unsuccessful safety day

By Eli Gordon, Sports Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinions

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

New mental health club brings positive message

By Bradley Furgerson and Eli Gordon

January 2, 2018


Filed under News, School, Top Stories

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

New restaurant brings Chinese food back to Potomac

By Arielle Gordon, Photo Editor

March 20, 2015


Filed under Arts, Restaurants

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

‘Mockingjay: Part One’ coming to big screen

By Arielle Gordon and Isabel Dibble

November 20, 2014


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Sports

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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