The Observer

CHS Hosts Annual Monday Night Madness

CHS Hosts Annual Monday Night Madness

By Julia Heimlich, News Editor

October 9, 2013

The CHS senior class came in first place during Monday Night Madness, a spirit week event hosted Oct. 7. Held on the auditorium stage, all students who attended had the chance to participate either on stage in one of the events, or through cheering their class on in the audience.  Games included...

It’s Pumpkin Spice Latte Season at Starbucks

It’s Pumpkin Spice Latte Season at Starbucks

By Madison Hurr, Production Editor

October 7, 2013

This fall marks the tenth anniversary of the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte. CHS students are excited about its return to stores this season. A Pumpkin Spice Latte is made of espresso, pumpkin flavored syrup, and steamed milk. They’re then topped with sweetened whipped cream and pumpkin pie spices:...

Student glorify school violence online

Student glorify school violence online

March 26, 2012

 Last month, a fight broke out at CHS. While fights are not that rare in high schools, one troubling aspect of this fight was that many CHS students were involved, not just the ones who threw a punch.  In this case, the bystanders were part of the problem, not the solution. At least one student’s fir...

Libraries incorporate e-books

By Manisha Singh, Fact Checker

November 17, 2011

Can’t find another source for that English essay due tomorrow? Don’t worry; CHS students no longer have to agonize over the idea of getting out of the house and heading over to the local library in search of a particular book they just can’t find. The Potomac Library started following the Montgomery...

‘Social Network’ wire viewers in to the Facebook world

By Claudia Shannon, Production Editor

October 29, 2010

When word spread that the movie industry was investing their time in basing a plot line solely off the creation of the Facebook paradigm, many were skeptical. What back story did they have to go off of? Has the movie industry succumbed to Internet obsessions as plots? Despite this initial cynicism, The...

Website offers online deals to consumers, local stores

By By Sushen Thiyagarajan Breaking Stories Online Editor

October 4, 2010

Local businesses may be considered more expensive than big chains, but, Groupon.com, a new, fast-growing website, might change those notions. Owned by The Point Inc., a company that helps raise money for campaigns and fundraisers, Groupon aims to help consumers enjoy many different activities in the...

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