The Observer

CHS should mourn national tragedies

CHS should mourn national tragedies

By Gil Jacobson, Production Editor

December 20, 2013

Any ordinary Friday morning would involve classes starting smoothly at 7:25 and the Daily Dose airing for the last five minutes of fourth period.  However, this was no ordinary Friday morning.  Or at least it should not have been. CHS did nothing to even recognize Nelson Mandela’s recent death,...

Students inducted into NHS

Students inducted into NHS

By Yasmin Akbari Observations Editor

October 26, 2011

Congratulations to the following students who were inducted into the National Honor Society: Tanya Bagheri, Brian Bontempo, Sherry Chen, Serena Durrani, Constanza Figuerola, Emily Forster, Kenny Hwang, Sehej Kaur, Rachel Kuff, Eunjae Lee, Matt Ochs, Sarah Reitzes, Katie Skrzyniarz, Rebecca Stein, Sruti...

NMSF announced

By Yasmin Akbari Observations Editor

October 3, 2011

Congratulations to the 13 seniors who have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. The students were selected based on their scores on the 2010 PSAT. These students, who are among the highest scorers in Maryland, will continue in the competition to advance to Finalist sta...

Senior soccer player Shay signs letter of intent

By By Jenna Cantor Observations Editor

March 22, 2011

Congratulations to senior Alexis Shay for signing her National Letter of Intent Feb. 2. Shay signed to play soccer for High Point University. “I’m really excited about signing to High Point University and can’t wait to get down there to play,” Shay said.

Senior wins Gold Medal

By By Kyle Edwards News Production Editor

March 22, 2011

Congratulations to senior Andrea Mirviss for winning the 2011 National Scholastic Writing Awards National Gold Medal in short story. The gold medal is awarded to the “most outstanding works in the nation” and awarded this prestigous honor, one percent of the works submitted.

Hispanic Program honors

By Jenna Cantor Observations Editor

December 22, 2010

Congratulations to seniors Julian Debenedetti, Leila Islam, Pablo Jakubowicz, Danielle Kloke and Cristian Salgado for being recognized as 2010-2011 Finalists in the National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP). The NHRP “identifies nearly 5,000 outstanding Hispanic/Latino students each year.”

Senior scholar recognized for testing achievements

By Jenna Cantor Observations Editor

December 22, 2010

Congratulations to senior Shoruk Hassan for being recognized as one of 1,600 Semifinalists in the 2011 National Achievement Scholarship Program (NASP). According to Hassan, she is one of approximately 4,700 high school seniors whose 2009 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test scores...

Seniors Commended

By Dana Youngentob Public Relations and Dana Youngentob Public Relations

November 24, 2010

Congratulations to the following students who were recognized in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program for placing in the top 50,000 students who took the 2009 PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Anwen Bai Anjali Belur Diana Bojanova Jean-Pierce Bouquet Kevin Chang Stephen...

National Chess Champ

By By Jenna Cantor Observations Editor

May 28, 2010

Congratulations to senior Shin Uesugi for winning the National High School Chess Championship, which was held in Columbus, OH. Uesugi has been playing chess since the fourth grade, and he has represented Japan in numerous competitions.

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