The Observer

Golf Coach Honored as All-Met Coach of the Year

Vactor led the CHS golf team to its second straight state title this past year and was  honored as the All-Mets Coach of the Year in recognition of his coaching abilities.

By Rebekah Sklute, Online News Editor

June 5, 2016

Golf coach and LAD Resource teacher Aaron Vactor was named the All-Met Coach of the Year, an award recognizing him as the best coach in the Maryland, Virginia and D.C area. This is Vactor’s fourth year coaching golf, and his first year as the head coach at CHS. Last year, he was an assistant co...

Student self portraits on display

Studio One art students display their talent for portraits outside the art rooms.

By Rebekah Sklute, Circulation Manager

February 23, 2016

Feb. 19, a new art display of head and shoulder self portraits, painted by the Studio One Art students, was put up on display by Studio Art teacher, Jacquelyn Washam right outside of the art rooms. “It’s very cool, the portraits immediately resonated with me,” junior Cameron Etessami said....

Quick and easy holiday treats

A little bit of patience and some ingredients are all that is needed to make these wonderful holiday snacks.

By Rebekah Sklute, Circulation Manager

December 9, 2015

Cooking for the holidays can be a tricky and tiring process, but these three desserts are easy to make and tasty too. Chocolate Raspberry Pudding: Ingredients: ½ cup of fresh raspberries 3 cups of milk ¼ cup of cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 ounces semisweet...

For Prep Classes, Students Have Multiple Classes

Junior Ramsey Hatoum worked on practice SAT questions for his three week-long preparation course at Capital Educators this past summer. The tutoring company is one of many available to CHS students.

By Rebekah Sklute, Circulation Manager

November 24, 2015

With so many companies offering courses in preparation for the SAT/ACT, it is overwhelming and stressful for students to make an informed decision about which standardized test to take. Thankfully, those preparing for the tests can benefit from several tutoring services in the CHS area. Prep 1-on-1:...

College Visits Interfere with Student Learning

College Visits Interfere with Student Learning

By Rebekah Sklute, Circulation Manager

October 29, 2015

If a student skips class, he or she is more likely to get into the college of his or her choice. Given the choice between attending University of Michigan’s college presentation or an AP class, a student is stuck with a tough decision. He has the desire to learn about the university and how to...

CHS Band Performs

CHS Band Performs

By Rebekah Sklute, Circulation Manager

October 14, 2015

The CHS Band featuring the Concert band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony hosted the Fall Concert Oct. 13th. They played music with a primary feeling of somberness and ended with exhilaration. Songs they played included Procession of the Sorcerers, Adrenaline Engines, Maiden Voyage, Music...

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