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Poms continues training to remain within division two

Poms continues training to remain within division two

By Kathy Hu, Advertising and Subscriptions Manager

December 17, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Top Stories, Winter

Poms often does not get the credit they deserve, as they are one of only two teams at WCHS whose season lasts through both the fall and winter seasons. Their fall season consists of performing at halftime during football games, while their winter season consists of competing against other poms teams...

WCHS Poms serve coffee to spirited teachers

WCHS Poms serve coffee to spirited teachers

By David Malament, Promotions Manager

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, School, Top Stories

On Friday Sept. 28, the CHS Poms team served free coffee to any teacher who showed their school spirit in the second floor teacher’s lounge. The coffee was available to any faculty member wearing blue, green, white or a CHS shirt. The coffee was from Dunkin’ Donuts, and the money to sponsor t...

Students pay the price to play CHS sports

Students pay the price to play CHS sports

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Spring, Winter

CHS wouldn’t be the same without students who try to cram as many sports as they can into their already-busy schedules. But how to appropriate their time isn’t the only factor playing into the decision to play multiple sports; students often pay the price.   For many aspiring athletes, there are many f...

CHS Poms Perform at Halftime Show

By Dani Miller and Thomas Atkinson

January 11, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports

CHS poms had the opportunity to perform a poms routine during the the Wizards Halftime Show on Friday, January 6. CHS was one of the schools among several in the DMV area who performed during the halftime game. “Our coach wanted to give us the experience of performing in front of large crowds of people ...

Poms Fine Tune Moves for Winter Season

Poms Fine Tune Moves for Winter Season

By Eliza Asbury, Business Manager

January 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

Although fall sports have come to an end, CHS poms is just getting ready for their winter season, with their first competition Jan. 7. Before the competition, Poms performed at a Washington Wizards game on Jan 6. Pre-competition practices for the team are no easy task. They spend time creating the...

CHS cheer and poms host spirit camp

CHS cheer and poms host spirit camp

By Danny Gordon, Senior Staff Writer

October 16, 2014


Filed under Sports

The CHS cheer and poms teams will host a spirit mini camp from 10am-1pm for girls grade 1-8 on October 18. Girls enrolled in the camp will receive a set of poms, a tee shirt, admission to the football game, lunch and instruction from current CHS cheer and poms athletes. “Girls should come to...

New poms coach joins CHS

New poms coach joins CHS

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor

September 30, 2013


Filed under Sports

The team known around the school for its high kicks and dance moves has a new head coach this year, Melissa Lichter. The poms coach and 8th grade teacher at Cabin John Middle School has a background in dance and coached at Paint Branch High School for six years before coming to CHS. "My team is worki...

Poms places 2nd in county

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

February 28, 2013


Filed under Observations

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.

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