The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

Eliot Dubick lifts up the plaque as the whole team runs to cheer around him.

Family mentality leads boys lacrosse to a state title

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor June 11, 2022

For the first time in Montgomery County history, undefeated throughout the spring season, a Montgomery County boys lacrosse team won the state championship title. WCHS was the school to do it, emerging...

Junior Anna Rubino on the lacrosse field with a logo of Elon University, where she recently committed to play, in the bottom-right corner.

Continuing the legacy: Anna Rubino commits to Elon lacrosse

By Jeremy Fredricks, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2022

Her brother is playing at the U.S. Naval Academy. Her sister is doing the same at Butler University. And beginning next calendar year, WCHS junior Anna Rubino will join her two older siblings, in what...

The boys lacrosse team (left) and boys baseball team (right) both come out to warm up for games during the 2021 season. Both teams look to continue their success from last year with state championship wins in 2022.

Spring sports strive for state championships

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor February 13, 2022

March 1, 2022 marks a new beginning for many student-athletes. More specifically, it marks the race for a state championship ring for both the boys lacrosse and baseball teams. Both teams were regional...

Lexie Levitt runs past defenders on her way to scoring a goal for the WCHS JV Lacrosse Team.

Students and fans are finally allowed to attend MCPS games

By Rachel Mattison, Online Editor May 30, 2021

443 days ago, on March 6, 2020, WCHS students and community members packed into the gym and watched as the Girls Varsity Basketball team defeated Paint Branch High School to advance to the state semi-finals....

Captain, Eliot Dubick, makes his way around a BCC player to then score a goal for Churchill.

Lacrosse is back after missing last year’s season

By Ella Kaminsky, Opinions Editor May 26, 2021

Although this year has been far from normal, WCHS’s boys lacrosse season has finally begun and is back in full speed. After missing an entire season, the players are excited to be back on the field.  This...

Remi Ali, better known as 2kforbes, has become a local celebrity among DMV high school students. Ali’s Jan. 17 video edit of senior Tarrus Richardson brought WCHS’ attention to his social media full of an infusion of basketball shots and creative edits.

Celebrity videographer, 2kforbes, edits the DMV

By Max Kandel, Jackson Resnick, Staff Writer June 4, 2019

With just over 9,000 followers on Instagram, his own merchandise and people all around the DMV screaming his name, 2kforbes has built up quite a following as a talented basketball filmer and editor. The...

Senior lacrosse captain, Jack Butler, supports his teammates both on and off of the field as a friend and leader.

Butler makes a fast-break into lacrosse success

By Ella Kaminsky, Features Editor May 7, 2019

Number 14, Jack Butler, receives a pass from across the field. Butler cradles the ball as he takes a shot and scores! WCHS receives a point, and the student section is all on their feet chanting and cheering...

Coach inducted into Potomac Hall of Fame

Coach inducted into Potomac Hall of Fame

By Andrew Chan, Assistant Sports Editor February 8, 2019

WCHS has been home to a successful lacrosse program for many consecutive seasons. This continued success is due in no small part to longtime coach Jeff Fritz. Fritz, who has helped WCHS varsity lacrosse...

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Rubino

Students pay the price to play CHS sports

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor January 10, 2018

CHS wouldn’t be the same without students who try to cram as many sports as they can into their already-busy schedules. But how to appropriate their time isn’t the only factor playing into the decision...

The CHS Lacrosse team stands for the national anthem ahead of the state championship game.

Boys Lacrosse Falls Short in State Championship

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer June 1, 2017

The CHS boys lacrosse team lost a heartbreaking state championship to Severna Park by a score of seven to six on May 24. The bigger stage at Stevenson University led to an epic 4A/3A state title game....

Boys Lacrosse Update and Final Four Preview

Boys Lacrosse Update and Final Four Preview

By Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller May 18, 2017

https://soundcloud.com/user-745639745/episode-6-5-18-17 Jake and Ethan discuss the Boys Lacrosse team's playoff run to the Final Four, interview starting defender Ian Rosenthal, and preview the team's...

Boys Lax Game 1 Recap and Season Preview

Boys Lax Game 1 Recap and Season Preview

By Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller March 26, 2017

  https://soundcloud.com/user-745639745/episode-5-3-26-17-lacrosse-vs-heights-recap-season-preview Jake Herman and Ethan S. Miller recap Boys Lacrosse's home opener win vs. The Heights and preview...

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