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Seniors begin Beach Week diet three months early

Seniors begin Beach Week diet three months early

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor

February 24, 2014

During the week following graduation, traditionally called Beach Week, seniors from across the county flock to nearby sandy shores to catch some rays, hang out with friends and most importantly, celebrate their newfound high school freedom. Every year, prior to this legendary week, many seniors stress about...

To regift, return or donate? That is the question

To regift, return or donate? That is the question

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor

January 2, 2014

Everyone has had the experience of opening up a perfectly–wrapped present to discover something that they don’t find appealing at all. It is with this in mind that the Observer presents with you its guide for the ins and outs of dealing with unwanted gifts.  There is always someone who will appr...

‘Auntie Mame’ Premieres this Weekend

‘Auntie Mame’ Premieres this Weekend

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor

November 15, 2013

Hold onto your flapper dresses and pearls because the CHS Drama Department will be taking us back to the 1920’s with its production of Auntie Mame this weekend. The show will be playing in the Bish Auditorium on Friday and Saturday at 7 pm and on Sunday at 2 pm.  Tickets will be available at the...

Let’s Get Down to Business

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor

October 1, 2013

The CHS student body is unstoppable.  From selling cookies to teaching Zumba classes, students know how to turn a simple idea into a moneymaking machine. Thanks to the rise of social media and the ease of promoting one’s talents through the Internet, many students have recently chosen to turn thei...

What’s Trending This Month

By Danielle Kiefer and Julia Reagan

September 25, 2013

  This website features a variety of entertaining social content on topics such as celebrities, food and DIY projects. The hysterical articles, lists and videos on Buzzfeed have people sharing and showing them to their friends via Facebook and Twitter. Some titles that can be found are "26 Reasons...

CHS Students Remember 9/11

CHS Students Remember 9/11

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor

September 11, 2013

Today marks the twelfth anniversary of one of the most tragic events our country has experienced.  On this day, 12 years ago, four jet planes were hijacked by terrorists who attacked the New York World Trade Center and the Pentagon, killing 2,977 people. We continue to mourn those who died and remember...

Reality show reveals Ke$ha’s true, glittering colors

Reality show reveals Ke$ha’s true, glittering colors

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor

May 23, 2013

You probably know her best for waking up in the morning feeling like P. Diddy or constantly rocking absurd amounts of glitter, but in her new show My Crazy Beautiful Life, Ke$ha reveals her softer side and shares with viewers the reality of being a superstar. The six-part documentary series, which air...

Students flaunt, celebrate unique hairstyles

Students flaunt, celebrate unique hairstyles

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor

April 30, 2013

 In honor of a glorious and rather underrated holiday, Hairstyle Appreciation Day on April 30, the Observer has scoured the school in search of the best and coolest hairdos around.  From long luscious locks to chopped-up tresses, CHS is chock-full of awesome hair. Senior Amanda Lotwin can be easily identif...

What’s Trending This Month

What’s Trending This Month

By Danielle Kiefer and Julia Reagan

April 29, 2013

Vine: On this new social media app, users create short, looping videos, or GIFs, with a few taps of the finger. Videos can be shared on Twitter or Facebook, and similar to Instagram, people can follow other accounts and "like" their videos. Vine is currently the number one-selling free app on iTunes. ...

Metal detectors necessary for school safety

Metal detectors necessary for school safety

By Julia Reagan, Public Relations and Social Media Manager

September 25, 2012

How many students at CHS would expect to hear a gunshot in the cafeteria?  How many would expect a violent and potentially fatal event to happen on their first day of school? The students at Perry Hall High School in Baltimore County certainly were not expecting it, and CHS students would not either.  B...

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