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Senior Ian Rosenthal guards another player.

WCHS Boys Lacrosse prepares for a winning season

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...

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

Field hockey secures regional championship

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...

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

WCHS hosts unsuccessful safety day

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...

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

New mental health club brings positive message

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...

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

New restaurant brings Chinese food back to Potomac

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;...

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.

‘Mockingjay: Part One’ coming to big screen

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...

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...

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...

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...

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