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Juni Cortez dishes out unusual advice to peers

Juni Cortez dishes out unusual advice to peers

By Nicole Malament

June 3, 2013

In my four years at CHS, I have learned many lessons, most of which have nothing to do with school. Here’s a list of tips that I’ve compiled over the years to help you in an awkward situation, get out of class, make projects easier and bother annoying people. 1. Tripping on the staircase I honest...

MCPS AP scores state best

By Nicole Malament, Senior writer

May 2, 2013

A new report published by the Office of superintendents confirms that the MCPS class of 2012 outscored all other counties in Maryland for AP testing. In 2012, 67.3 percent of MCPS students took one or more AP exams and 52.3 percent scored an average of 3 points or higher.   The percentage...

Tobin named Top Teen

Tobin named Top Teen

By Nicole Malament, Senior writer

May 1, 2013

Congratulations to senior Maeve Tobin for being named a Top Teen 2013 by Bethesda Magazine. Tobin is recgonized for volunteering with kids with autism. Tobin's brother inspired her to volunteer, and she has been volunteering for the past three years.   "My favorite part about volunteering is seein...

Rustin takes the crown

Rustin takes the crown

By Nicole Malament, Senior writer

May 1, 2013

Congratulations to senior Rustin Tashayyod for being crowned Mr. Churchill 2013 in the school's annual male beauty pageant held March 8.   Out of 14 seniors and junior CHS boys, Tashayyod won the majority of the judges' votes. The show included various components, including a group dance number,...

Bio Olympiad Semifinalists

Bio Olympiad Semifinalists

By Nicole Malament, Senior writer

May 1, 2013

Congratulations to juniors Daniel Liu, Bryan Ho and Yousuf Khan who qualified for the U.S. Biology Olympiad Semifinals out of 10,400 students nationwide. They took the next two-hour exam March 18 to determine if they qualify for finals at Purdue University....

It’s Academic Wins County

It’s Academic Wins County

By Nicole Malament, Senior writer

April 25, 2013

Congratulations to the It’s Academic team for winning the county championship March 13. To win the competition the team had to correctly answer the most questions of teen-based trivia. The final competition was filmed for NBC April 6 and will air May 11.

Hann Wins Talent Show

By Nicole Malament, Senior Writer

April 25, 2013

Congratulations to junior Kristina Hann for winning this year’s Churchill’s Got Talent. Hann competed against nine other acts and won by singing her original song,  "Fly With You" while playing the guitar. "I go into the competition mainly for the experience, but it does feel good to know other...

Poms places 2nd in county

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

February 28, 2013

Congratulations to the poms team for earning second place overall and first place in choreography at the Northwest Poms Invitational Jan. 5, and for coming in sixth place at the Montgomery County Division I competition Feb. 2.

MUN delegates awarded

MUN delegates awarded

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

February 28, 2013

Congratulations to the following students who won awards at the National Model United Nations Convention held in Washington D.C. Feb. 14-17. Alexandra Boukhvalova: Honorable Mention Grant Haskins: Honorable Mention Hope Kean: Outstanding Delegate Gloria Samen: Honorable Mention...

Robotics reaches finals

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

February 27, 2013

Congratulations to the Zero Robotics team for being finalists in the Zero Robotics competition. The team competed against nine other teams and ran its computer program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Jan. 11.

CHS athletes commit

CHS athletes commit

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

November 30, 2012

Congratulations to senior Spencer Liang for committing to play tennis at Harvard University next year. Liang has been playing tennis since she was 8, and her highest national ranking is second place. Congratulations to Liang on becoming a Crimson. Congratulations to senior Austin Cole for committing to swim for the Universi...

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