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Increase of selling of school shirts leads to increase in school spirit

Increase of selling of school shirts leads to increase in school spirit

By Jordyn Green, Assistant Online Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, School, Top Stories

Since the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year, CHS SGA has sold four different tee shirts: the Blackout shirt, the annual Dawg Pound shirt, Powderpuff shirts and most recently, the Blue-out shirt. “The main reason [SGA is selling more shirts] is to unify Churchill as a community,” junior a...

School Spirit: Renewed for Another Season?

School Spirit: Renewed for Another Season?

By Sara Heimlich, Features Editor

October 4, 2016


Filed under Features

The 2016-17 school year: finally the year of renewed school spirit at CHS? In the first quarter of the first home football game, the student section was filled with painted faces and the crowd was spotted with blue and green. But by the fourth quarter, few students and parents lingered. “A good fo...

Admin censors design

Admin censors design

By Sara Heimlich, Public Relations and Social Media

April 29, 2015


Filed under Opinions

When the CHS freshman class exec board attempted to design class spirit-wear for Homecoming in October, a long process of multiple turn-downs from administration began and is still ongoing. What should have been a simple task was not. Several slogans were discussed including one that used the word...

CHS, it’s time to show your spirit

CHS, it’s time to show your spirit

October 30, 2013


Filed under Observer Opinion, Opinions

CHS was yet again ranked the number one high school in Maryland based off reading and math scores, college readiness, and student-to-teacher ratio. Yet, despite our high standings, we rank low when it comes to widespread school spirit. If someone were to walk into a CHS classroom and ask for a show ...

Let the coin wars begin

Let the coin wars begin

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor

October 3, 2013


Filed under Online Exclusives, Top Stories

SGA officers walking around with big painted jugs asking for money can only mean one thing--the annual coin war has started at CHS. In an epic battle between the classes, each grade competes to raise the most money before the time runs out at the end of homecoming week. The class that wins the coin...

CHS school spirit reaches all-time low

May 13, 2011


Filed under Observer Opinion, Opinions

Every year, CHS students are required to go to the fall pep rally. And every year, numerous students seem to be “missing “  from the event, and many of those who actually attend seem eager to leave early. Being in charge of school spirit can be quite a burden at CHS. At the end of this year, social...

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