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Boys lacrosse wins the 4A West regional championship

Boys lacrosse wins the 4A West regional championship

By Noah Salzberg, Senior Writer

May 14, 2015

The CHS boys lacrosse team beat QO in the regional championship Wed. May 13, winning in double overtime by the score of 10-9. This win came after another double-overtime victory against Whitman on Mon. May 11. “We did not play our best game tonight,” junior Sam Beloff said. “We let QO set...

CHS: Cheaters Have Success?

CHS: Cheaters Have Success?

By Danny Gordon and Noah Salzberg

April 29, 2015

“The cheating is out of control.” Math teacher Lois Cohen said this when describing the academic dishonesty that has spread throughout the halls and classrooms of CHS. Cheating is prevalent at CHS, with as many as three separate instances of cheating occurring in the span of one month this...

Assessment schedule abandoned to decrease stress

Assessment schedule abandoned to decrease stress

By Danny Gordon and Noah Salzberg

October 27, 2014

For the 2014-15 school year, CHS administrators opted out of implementing the assessment schedule that was initially formed two years ago. The assessment schedule allowed certain subjects to test on certain days of the week, with the intention of spreading out tests to reduce student stress. ...

The domestic violence double standard hurts men

The domestic violence double standard hurts men

By Noah Salzberg, Online Features Editor

October 24, 2014

I want to start off by saying that I am in no way defending or supporting any sort of domestic violence nor any of the professional athletes recently involved in domestic violence disputes. Their actions are repulsive. Domestic violence is a very serious crime that should not be promoted or portrayed...

Class of 2014 holds mulch kickoff fundraiser

Class of 2014 holds mulch kickoff fundraiser

By Noah Salzberg, Online Features Editor

March 27, 2014

To kick off the annual mulch sale weekend, the class of 2014 had a fundraiser at the Chipotle in Georgetown square March 25. The fundraiser’s intention was to gain extra revenue for the class of 2014’s year-end events, including Graduation, Prom, and the Senior banquet. “We knew we would...

‘Observer’ asks CHS, “What’s in your trunk?”

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By Jordan Maser and Noah Salzberg

March 13, 2014

Senior Njord Soevik is on his way to a party. He parks his car, walks around back to his trunk and pulls out a sombrero. Instantaneously, Soevik becomes the life of the party, all thanks to the funky hat he happens to keep in his trunk. Many students and staff members have odd items stowed away in...

Debate: should U.S. atheltes have competed?

By Noah Salzberg, PUblic Relations Manager

February 26, 2014

The Olympics are a storied sporting event, with participants from around the world. It is the pinnacle of all athletic achievement, a place where history is made and where legends are born. Despite its outstanding tradition, many United States citizens supported a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics ...

BCS Championship Preview

BCS Championship Preview

By Noah Salzberg, Public Relations and Social Media Manager

January 9, 2014

Tonight, the Florida State Seminoles will take on the Auburn Tigers in the 2014 VIZIO BCS National Championship Game. This marks the culmination of an era, as next year a four-team playoff will decide the best team in all of college football.   The two teams have taken entirely different paths...

Football stays optimistic despite struggles

Football stays optimistic despite struggles

By Noah Salzberg, PR/Social Media Manager

October 30, 2013

The varsity football team lost 6-3 to Gaithersburg Oct. 11, marking the first time in four weeks that the team has put points on the board. The Bulldogs have been outscored 181-3 in its previous five games. The start to the season has been rough for the Bulldogs, losing 52-0 to Quince Orchard Oct. 4,...

The Observer Previews the Upcoming NBA Season

The Observer Previews the Upcoming NBA Season

By Noah Salzberg, Public Relations and Social Media Editor

October 29, 2013

The NBA 2013-2014 season begins tonight, Oct. 29, as the Miami Heat, the 2012-2013 reigning champions take on the Chicago Bulls. There are many headlines this season, including Derrick Rose’s return after missing last season with a torn ACL and Miami’s bout for a third consecutive championship. Unlike...

Resource teacher competes

Resource teacher competes

By Danny Gordon and Noah Salzberg

September 30, 2013

Resource teacher Brielle Dana represented Team USA in the Maccabi games this past summer, finishing third overall in the triathlon event. Dana recorded a time of 2:22 in the triathlon, finishing first for the 25-29 age group. "Because I met so many people throughout the trip, during the race it was a un...

Art teacher inducted

Art teacher inducted

By Danny Gordon and Noah Salzberg

September 30, 2013

Art teacher and swim and dive coach Brendan Roddy will be inducted into the Salisbury University Athletics Hall of Fame Friday, Oct. 11. Roddy, who started swimming competitively when he was 11, began to swim year round at the age of 13 and swam long distance throughout high school and college. "My f...

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