The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

Senior, AJ Woehrle getting back on defense with his teamate. In hockey, team chemistry is the key to winning.

Athlete of the Month: AJ Woehrle

By Elijah Savett, Observations Editor January 4, 2022

From crack of dawn practices to late night matchups versus Wootton at Cabin John Ice Rink, WCHS senior and captain of the Varsity Hockey team AJ Woehrle is always trying to improve his game and be prepared...

The Varsity Football Squad posing for their final group photo after having an outstanding season. The team went 8-3 and won their first playoff game in ten year. It was a great follow up to a down 2019 season and an okay 2020 season. This year really showed improvements on all levels.

WCHS teams start strong with successful fall season

By Elijah Savett, Observations Editor December 2, 2021

As the trees become bare and frost appears on the grass, it is also the sign of the ending of an impressive WCHS fall athletic season. Congratulations are in order for Varsity Football, Volleyball, Golf,...

Squid Game has spread its popularity throughout the world. According to the Guardian, the show has topped Netflix charts in more than 80 countries! The hype for the show is real!

Netflix’s deadly Korean-drama takes the world by storm

By Elijah Savett, Observations Editor November 25, 2021

Imagine being in tremendous debt. Being unemployed and trying to make some money by  gambling on horse races. But then, a mysterious invitation is sent to hundreds of these desperate people, giving them...

The student section wears all white and is excited for a big game against BBC. The Bulldogs would end up winning this game 7-0, winning their first home game of the season.

We’re back! Football team dominates with fan support

By Elijah Savett, Observations Editor October 26, 2021

As the new school year begins, students at WCHS have begun to remember what makes high school great. Seeing friends everyday, going out for lunch, and real interactions with teachers are just a few reasons...

Due to the new variations of the AP exams, there are a few recomendations that the College Board advises students to do before exam day, like testing out the app, and getting to the app 30 minutes early.

Students adjust to the new AP exam schedule and format

By Elijah Savett, Observations Editor May 29, 2021

It is the busiest time of year. Juniors are trying to prepare for the SATs, seniors are preparing for graduation and sophomores and freshmen are flooded with schoolwork. But recently, the biggest task...

Over the past year, lots of students at WCHS have had to get used to the online learning setup. They always have to remember to charge their laptop and to get ready for school.

Students are split on going back in person or staying online

By Elijah Savett, Sports Editor May 17, 2021

While students at WCHS have begun to go back to school as COVID cases and restrictions decline, other students are continuing to learn from the comfort of their homes. Because of this new schedule, a wide...

A lot of people enjoy the karate theme of the show and movie. Some of the artwork made in lieu of the show is just outstanding.

“The Karate Kid” franchise is back with Netflix’s “Cobra Kai”

By Elijah Savett, Sports Editor March 22, 2021

It’s been over 30 years since Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence had their epic karate match in the classic 80’s film, “The Karate Kid,” but thankfully it wasn't the last. After a large demand...

This is a strange year when it comes to March Madness. Fans will be very limited for the games so one of the only ways that WCHS students will be able to watch the game will be through watching the games on TV.

March Madness, the best time of year

By Elijah Savett, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

The sun sets later. The temperature is just a little warmer than the weeks prior. And school is more than halfway done. To some, this would just connote the beginning of March/April, but for others it...

One of the reasons that it may be dificult for the county to reopen schools is because of the low supply of COVID vaccines around the country.

Is going back to school worth it?

By Elijah Savett, Sports Editor March 1, 2021

As the deadline for a decision to reopen schools in Montgomery County nears, questions have risen throughout the community. Students, parents and teachers are questioning the safety of going back to school...

When playing Among Us, there are two ways to play. You can play in a public lobby with people who you dont know, or if you have enough people, you can play with your friends in a private server.

Among Us helps bring friends together during quarantine

By Elijah Savett, Sports Editor November 23, 2020

You are in a small corridor in a spaceship. The oxygen is depleting and you have one task left to complete. All of your crewmates are counting on you. Suddenly, you see your friend in the corridor with...

Savett shares poetry

Savett shares poetry

By Sammi Silber, Observations Editor February 27, 2014

English teacher Jeffrey Savett held a live reading of his poetry book Preservation on Feb. 6 at CHS. He read a few poems from the book, including "Preservation" and "Practice." According to Savett,...

Preservation is a collection of the poetry Savett has 
been writing in his spare time for the past 15 years. The poem, “Fire Drill,” (below) is inspired by CHS students.

AP Lit teacher publishes first book of poetry

By Ilana Berger, Online News Editor September 25, 2013

Jeffrey Savett, AP Literature and  Composition teacher, published July 29 his first poetry chapbook, a short collection of poems that revolve around a common theme. Titled Preservation, and published...

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