The Observer

WCHS drivers stressed by parking dilemma

Traffic at WCHS during pickup and drop off is intensified by the amount of buses in the parking lot.

By Austin Vinner, Photo Manager

October 17, 2019

With hundreds of cars, many of which being driven by inexperienced student drivers, the WCHS parking lot can be a dangerous place. The fewer car accidents are thanks to the security and police officers that help with the school’s pickup and drop off procedures, as well as overall parking procedures. ...

Instagram account mocks poor WCHS parking jobs

A new WCHS Instagram account jokes about poor parking done by students at parking lots and on streets around the school.

By Emma Chen, Assistant Observaions Editor

November 21, 2018

“Just back up to the car behind you. You can do it. I believe in you,” reads the caption the Instagram account @churchillshi**yparkers posted Sept. 24, for the first time. Pictured were two examples of cars parked in front of WCHS that left too much room while parallel parking, effectively ru...

CHS should not prioritize senior parking spots

Junior Camie Kia's car parked on Gainsborough Road. She now parks there during the school day since she received a permit.

By Julia Lescht, Online Opinions Editor

October 4, 2017

Every teenager knows, or at least envies, that, victorious tangible symbol of entering adulthood—a driver’s license. Nothing seems better than to finally drive to and from school by your own will. However, for those juniors whose birthdays are early enough to get their licenses before the school...

Juniors, Know Your Place: Tuckerman Ln.

Juniors, Know Your Place: Tuckerman Ln.

By Michael Fox and Jonathan Greenzaid

December 23, 2015

A letter to the juniors who think it is permissible to park on Gainsborough Road and Victory Lane: Fewer than 100 seniors were provided with parking spots in the senior lot for the 2015-16 school year. However, those left spot-less instantly became Darwinists: experiencing survival of the fittest...

Parking for extracurriculars shouldn’t be revoked

Parking for extracurriculars shouldn't be revoked

By Jasmine Baten, Opinions Editor

June 1, 2015

Roll a six and land on free parking no more—parking at CHS for students involved in athletics, SGA, newspaper, yearbook and other school-related extracurriculars just got a little harder. A new policy for the 2015-2016 school year has declared that spots previously reserved for students participating...

Senior parking lot badly in need of direction

By Ben Fox, Sports Editor

October 30, 2013

My morning routine can be narrowed down to a few daily constants: eggs and toast for breakfast, hitting every possible red light on Falls Road and waiting over 15 minutes each day simply to get in the CHS senior parking lot. The first two of these constants I have grown to accept as a natural part o...

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