The Observer

MCPS Extends School Year by One Day Due to Snow

Sophomore Nina Aksentijevich enjoys the snow during January’s blizzard.

By Sofia Williamson, Online Opinions Editor

May 3, 2016

MCPS extended the 2015-2016 school year by one day, making the last day of the school year June 20. The request for the one-day waiver was approved by the Maryland State Department of Education April 19. State officials originally rejected an MCPS-requested waiver March 30 to disregard the two days l...

CHS Indian Club Holds Dance Classes for Charity

Some of the many students who partake in the Bollywood Dance Classes.

By Sofia Williamson, Production Editor

March 22, 2016

On March 3, the CHS Indian Club began holding Bollywood Dance Exercise Classes every Thursday in the CHS dance studio to raise money for autism programs in third world countries. According to junior Becca Clem, AP Chemistry teacher Jodi Bopanna decided to head the classes along with involvement from...

Throw Away Bad Habits Along With Your Trash

Students often leave trash after lunch for the building services crew to clean up.

By Sofia Williamson, Production Editor

March 22, 2016

Let’s talk trash. At CHS, there seems to be a prominent problem that no one is talking about, in which students lack the character to properly dispose of their trash. After lunch, it is impossible for a student to walk to sixth period without encountering leftover food and wrappers on the floor,...

VR Makes Real Learning Virtually Impossible

The new Oculus Rift is quickly becoming a very popular device.

By Sofia Williamson, Production Editor

February 25, 2016

A decade from now, students won’t learn by interacting with their peers and teachers, or by experiencing their physical world with their senses. Instead, they’ll learn by putting on a pair of goggles and sitting completely still. Four representatives from the Google Expeditions team visited CHS...

CHS Theater Shows How to Succeed in Musicals

The How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying cast performs on stage during a dress rehearsal. The show opened Nov. 13.

By Sofia Williamson, Production Editor

November 30, 2015

CHS’ production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying opened Friday, Nov. 13. With a large crowd of parents, students and staff attending, CHS’ performance of this classic ‘60s musical was a hit. The musical itself may seem uninteresting at first glance, due to the setting...

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