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Prom/Promposals – 2020

Senior Miranda Chung poses with a prom proposal sign. Because in-person school was cancelled so early, many seniors did not get to do/receive the promposals they had dreamed of.

By Miranda Chung, Copy Editor

May 14, 2020

Who knew for my last article, I would be committing a cardinal sin of the J and breaking the AP style number one rule: writing in the first person.  As a second semester senior, I’m more than ready to leap out of high school and into college. But I did not expect to be writing my last Observer ...

Prom: Then vs Now

Prom: Then vs Now

By Jenna Greenzaid, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018

Almost every school dance starts the same way: making plans with a group for a limo and dinner, picking the perfect outfit and finding the right spot for pictures—nothing seems to deviate from the norm, or so we think. While it may not seem like it, the differences between prom today versus prom...

Becca’s Closet PROMises A Memorable Night

A poster for Becca's Closet.

By Julia Lescht, Public Relations Editor

May 27, 2016

It’s finally the end of the year—the seniors are nearly gone by the way of senioritis and are gearing up to leave CHS for good, all symbolized by the ultimate high school cliché of all high school clichés: prom. May 20 marks senior prom, which also means the end of high school for seniors. It...

Senior’s Band to play at After-Prom

Senior's Band to play at After-Prom

By Danielle Kiefer, Senior Writer

May 14, 2015

Every spring, CHS parents work hard to provide a safe and entertaining activity for seniors to attend post-prom. This year’s After-Prom will be held at Bowlmor, and in addition to the traditional bowling, senior Ethan Denicoff’s band will be playing music throughout the event. The band, The Topper...

The dirt on mulch

By Lauren Roseman, Business Manager

April 29, 2015

Nobody understands the saying “April showers bring May flowers” better than the students involved with the annual mulch sale fundraiser.  Although some students feel that selling mulch is too exhausting, the hard work of selling and delivering the mulch helps those May flowers bloom and pays off,...

‘Tis the Season of Promposals

'Tis the Season of Promposals

By Julia Reagan, Senior Writer

May 6, 2014

Every little girl dreams about having the perfect prom to culminate her high school experience.  She fantasizes about sporting a glamorous, floor-length gown and dancing the night away with her debonair date.  None of this is possible, however, without a well-planned and adorable promposal. This...

Senior prom dress group brings CHS girls together

Senior prom dress group brings CHS girls together

By Brett Sachs, Senior Writer

April 30, 2013

 Every year around early April, senior girls begin the countdown to one of the most anticipated events of their high school experiences—prom. This year, the CHS senior girls are continuing the tradition with a new twist by forming a Facebook group dedicated to sharing their prom dresses. Origina...


By Lauren Perrine, Staff Writer

May 23, 2011

The end of the year is quickly approaching, and for many seniors this means preparing for graduation, banquets and another highly anticipated event: Prom.  As if finding a date is not hard enough, how they will ask or be asked to Prom is something that concerns most seniors.   Many senior girls...

Prom awards

By Carly Rotter, Online Breaking News Editor

May 28, 2010

Welcome to the Observer’s  first ever How-She-Got-Asked-To-Prom awards. These are the stories that make girls swoon and reveal the more sensitive sides of the boys at CHS. This year, the senior boys displayed great creativity in finding ways to ask their dates to prom, earning a chorus of “aaawww”...

SGA classes plan upcoming events, fundraisers

By Remi Forster, Business Manager, Natalie Geisler, News Editor, Carly Rotter, Staff Writer & Meghna Balakumar, Staff Writer

March 22, 2010

Class of 2010 To raise money for the senior class prom, the Class of 2010 will be hosting its first annual mulch sale on Friday, April 9 after school, and all day Saturday, April 10 and Sunday, April 11. “This is a great way to meet other students and earn community service hours,” senior ...

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