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School spirit should not be used as an excuse to show wealth

School spirit should not be used as an excuse to show wealth

By Jake Herman, News Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinions, Top Stories

At the Sept. 8 Churchill vs.Wootton football game, a sizeable, mostly male contingent of the CHS student section strolled through the gates of Wootton High School’s stadium dressed in their “rich” clothes in participation of a “rich-out.” Button-down shirts, blazers, watches and designer...

Goon squad works to spread school wide spirit

By Jonathan Greenzaid, Online Sports Editor

February 24, 2015


Filed under Sports

Dressed in all white, the CHS Goon Squad begins to sing a medley of Disney songs in order to distract the opposing team’s free throw shooter. The player misses both shots, and the Goon Squad erupts into a frenzy of jumping and yelling. Started by girls varsity basketball coach Katelyn McMahon and...

School spirit on the rise at CHS sporting events

School spirit on the rise at CHS sporting events

By Jordan Janis and Katherine Michael, Online EIC and staff writer

October 24, 2014


Filed under Features

“We’ve got spirit, yes we do; we’ve got spirit, how ‘bout you?” Since we were sophomores, the CHS student section—also known as the “Dawg Pound”—has not been able to truthfully call this classic spirit chant.  However, this year, that has changed; attendance to sporting events has...

SGA plans to prove we’ve got spirit, yes we do

SGA plans to prove we’ve got spirit, yes we do

By Jordan Janis, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2014


Filed under Features

The SGA’s main priority for this year is to increase student spirit, in addition to fundraising for important causes and improving outdated areas of the school. “Our biggest objective for this year is to get more kids involved with school events,” senior vice president Louis Dubick said.  “We...

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 ...

Fall brings school spirit, fashion rules to CHS

By By Charles Cook Staff Writer

October 4, 2010


Filed under Features

With the fall months here, students all around school can be seen rocking different CHS-associated, fall-appropriate clothing and gear. Every season comes with a whole new set of “do’s” and “don’ts” by which all must abide. Well, mazel tov readers, you have just turned to the first edition...

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