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Homecoming week improvements boost school spirit

Mr. Rosenthal, David Miskin, and Jay Wood pose with an American flag in spirit of USA day.

By Charley Hutton, Advertising and Subscriptions Manager

November 12, 2019

Cowboys are wandering the halls on Wednesday. Captain America is eating in the cafeteria on Friday. The only time of the year that it is socially acceptable to wear pajamas to school has arrived: Homecoming Spirit Week. This year, vast improvements were made in regards to getting people hyped for spi...

Homecoming planning stresses WCHS students

The WCHS Senior class of 2019 works hard on their homecoming mural with their “back to the past” theme.

By Kathy Hu, Online Editor

October 11, 2019

Homecoming is an event that garnishes a lot of attention every year; the flashy skits and the colorful murals hung up around the halls of WCHS help get students in the homecoming spirit. While this is a time of excitement and celebration, to many members of SGA, homecoming is the most stressful time of t...

Contest boosts spirit

The Media Center chose the 1970's as their door decoration theme.

By Kathy Hu, Advertising and Subscriptions Manager

November 21, 2018

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

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

AP Psych students work on their door design during class

By Arielle Gordon, Arts Editor

October 9, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

Current seniors Jessie Gloger, Tanya Dhingra and Crystal Mehdizadeh set up for 2013 homecoming in the CHS hallways.

By Arielle Gordon, Contest Manager

September 29, 2014

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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