The Observer

Democratic candidate provides volunteer opportunities for teens

By Vicky Gunawan, Observations Editor

May 24, 2018

Opportunities like volunteering for a political campaign are rarely available for high school students, but candidate Jordan Cooper provides the chance of experiencing a political environment through his campaign. Jordan Cooper is currently a Democratic candidate running for delegate in District 1...

Volunteer guard keeps students safe

Volunteer guard keeps students safe

By Spenser Easterbrook, Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2012

From 6:30 in the morning when the first high school buses arrive, to after 4 in the afternoon when the last activity buses have dropped off students, Jane Houston is busy keeping local kids safe. Houston, who moved to the area in 1972 and began working as a volunteer crossing guard more than 20 years...

Junior wins volunteer award

By By Justine Stayman Staff Resources Manager and Justine Stayman Staff Resources Manager

September 30, 2010

Congratulations to junior Abhishek Desai for being named Outstanding Volunteer of the Year by the DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). Desai assisted office administrators, as well as surgeons and physicians, in the Cardiothoracic Surgery Department of the VAMC for eight weeks over the summer. “Volunteering...

Young life club makes a comeback

By Joe Nolan, Jon Sosner

September 2, 2010

The Young Life club will be coming to CHS this fall. In the past the Christian organization  left CHS and then came back because of inconsistent volunteering. But with two new volunteers, it has returned to CHS once again. According to its website, Young Life is a nonprofit organization active...

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