The Observer

My Experience Hosting a TEDx Conference

The officers of the Think Big club give their thanks to the audience at the end of the 2016 TEDxCHS.
April 20, 2016

A year ago, I never would have thought that I’d be hosting a TEDx conference. Being up on stage introducing Emmy Award-winning journalists and successful entrepreneurs at an official TED event–it felt...

Glenstone: Local Art Museum is Worth a Visit

Richard Serra’s Sylvester provides viewers with an interactive exhibit they can observe and walk through.
March 22, 2016

Interested in modern art museums but don’t want to make the trek to D.C. or New York City? Look no further than Glen Road. Spanning 200 acres of natural landscape, contemporary art and architecture,...

“Raincheck” to Bring Back Business to Chipotle

February 10, 2016

With the recent nationwide E. coli scare at Chipotle, many customers have been refraining from eating Chipotle burritos. Over 500 people in 13 different states fell ill. Stock values for Chipotle plummeted,...

Emoji Word of the Year Earns a Thumbs Down

This year the Oxford English Dictionary released the “tears  of joy” emoji as the 2015 Word of the Year.
January 4, 2016

With the close of the year 2015, Oxford Dictionary released its annual Word of the Year...but wait, it’s not even a word? Oxford Dictionary recently named the “tears of joy” emoji the 2015 Word...

CHS Students React to New School Start Times

September 29, 2015

You’re staring at the clock… it’s 2:09. Just one more minute until the bell rings. Just one more minute until you are free. But wait, you remember that school now ends at 2:30. Since the 20-minute...

Summer House brings West Coast to Bethesda

Summer House's assortment of dishes gives diners the opportunity to experience West Coast food.
May 26, 2015

Walking into Summer House: Santa Monica, I was immediately transported to the West Coast. The food and decor earned five out of five stars, as the restaurant offered a wide variety of dishes and a cool,...

Seniors share wisdom with the Class of 2016

Seniors share wisdom with the Class of 2016
May 21, 2015

  As the Class of 2015 is getting ready to graduate, the Class of 2016 is preparing to fill their place as the top dogs of high school: the seniors. Most seniors can say that these past four...

Follow these tips for an Insta-game ‘on fleek’

Follow these tips for an Insta-game 'on fleek'
April 28, 2015

As Facebook’s popularity is declining, Instagram’s is rising exponentially. Instagram allows anyone with a smartphone to become an amateur photographer. Here are some tips to making your Instagram...

CHS hosts first Student Author Night

Clarksburg HS senior Dahlia Huh (left) and CHS seniors Sammi Silber and Elina Kapoor (center and right) display their books at Student Author Night.
February 7, 2015

The CHS Educational Foundation held a student author book showcasing and signing event Feb. 4 featuring CHS seniors Sammi Silber and Elina Kapoor and SMOB representative and Clarksburg HS senior Dahlia...

5K’s for the summer

5K's for the summer
May 30, 2014

If you want to get in shape but think of running as a strenuous, boring activity, think again. 5Ks are the perfect opportunity for getting your cardio workout in while having a blast with friends in a...

College Board makes much-needed changes to SAT

College Board makes much-needed changes to SAT
April 21, 2014

Three letters, one test. The SAT. For lucky test takers, this dreaded test that is imperative for college admissions is completing transforming in spring 2016. In early March, College Board announced...

Model UN takes annual trip to D.C. conference

February 25, 2014

The Model United Nations club took its annual trip to the 51st North American Invitational Model UN conference (NAIMUN) in Washington, D.C. from Feb. 13-17. This year will be the club’s eighth year attending...

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