The Observer

Contest boosts spirit

Contest boosts spirit

By Kathy Hu, Advertising and Subscriptions Manager

November 21, 2018


Filed under Observations

To Kill a Mockingbird and “Toy Story” are two examples of the many intriguing themes teachers have used in past WCHS door decorating contests. Every year, along with many other WCHS homecoming festivities such as floats and skits, teachers from each department compete in a door decorating con...

Powderpuff, floats combine, brings crowd with it

Powderpuff, floats combine, brings crowd with it

By Anna Baranko, Online Features Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under News, School, Top Stories

The typical scene of powderpuff is empty stands, but this year it was different.   This year, in hopes of increasing attendance, powderpuff was held Oct.12 after the presentation of the homecoming floats. In previous years, the homecoming floats were shown before the homecoming football game, ...

Door Decorating Contest Raises School Spirit During Homecoming Week

Door Decorating Contest Raises School Spirit During Homecoming Week

By Arielle Gordon, Arts Editor

October 9, 2015


Filed under Observations, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

As an addition to the homecoming week festivities this year, teachers engaged in a competition to see who could create the best decorations on their classroom door. There was a competition for best individual door and best department as a whole. Winners were announced at the pep rally. English...

Homecoming Court King and Queen to be announced at half time

Homecoming Court King and Queen to be announced at half time

By Jake Certner, Sports Editor

October 7, 2015


Filed under Observations, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Congratulations to this years’ Homecoming court princes and princesses: Freshmen: Vivian Douglas and Michael Janis Sophomores: Faith Kean and Jimmy Rubino Juniors: David Levy and Frannie Phillips Seniors: Jonny Greenzaid, Adam Newburger, Noah Fogelson, Tatiana Hewitt, Sophia Giavotto, and Raz...

SGA prepares for a ‘Super’ Homecoming 2015

SGA prepares for a ‘Super’ Homecoming 2015

By Isabel Dibble, News Editor

September 29, 2015


Filed under Features

It’s that time of the year again. It’s time for students to start planning their proposals and picking out their apparel. Homecoming is Oct. 10, and with an earlier date than last year comes less time for students to prepare and more pressure for those preparing for the annual event. “There is...

Homecoming floats to be built in familiar places

Homecoming floats to be built in familiar places

By Isabel Dibble, Online Observations Editor

October 27, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

As homecoming approaches, executive board members of each grade are preparing to build homecoming floats; however this year, students will not spend long hours after school working, but, instead spend time working over several weekends. This is not the first time floats have needed to be built at st...

The Churchill Observer’s guide to homecoming week

The Churchill Observer’s guide to homecoming week

By Thomas Atkinson and Madison Hurr, Public Relations/Social Media Manager and Arts Editor

October 24, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusives

As homecoming week quickly approaches, the Observer presents all you need to know about homecoming week. Week of Oct. 20: Money Wars Previously called coin wars, this year class officers will be accepting coins as well as bills as large as $20 in the competition to raise the most amount of money...

CHS students have mixed feelings about date of homecoming dance

CHS students have mixed feelings about date of homecoming dance

By Katherine Michael, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusives

CHS students anticipate the exciting tradition of the annual homecoming dance Nov. 1, despite its late date. Concerns about the timing of the dance, however, have been voiced. “With homecoming being later than usual, the weather is going to be colder which I’m not looking forward to because...

Homecoming float building to undergo changes

Homecoming float building to undergo changes

By Arielle Gordon, Contest Manager

September 29, 2014


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

Gone are the days of staying for hours after school to work on homecoming floats. As of this year, all homecoming floats will be built off campus and only brought to school for the parade. “The rules were changed because of building capacity issues,” assistant principal John Taylor said. “With...

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