The Observer

Indoor practices do not work, let the Dawgs out

In preparation for tryouts Feb. 28, boys lacrosse players shoveled their practice field Feb. 25, only to have school closed the next day due to snow.

By Jake Certner, Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

As someone who has participated in baseball every year at CHS, I have experienced first-hand the effects cold and snow have on tryouts and practice. Every year I have been here it has been an issue. In fact, the past two years tryouts for outdoor spring sports have been forced inside by snow. You can’t...

Winter’s top five hardest things to do in sports

Junior Bridie Dunn successfully lands a dive in a recent competition.

By Michael Fox, Sports Editor

December 22, 2014

In the world of sports, many debates focus on how difficult a sport is to play compared to other sports. The debates have continued on and on, so the Observer weighs to share its opinion on the top five hardest things to do in winter high school sports. Landing a Successful Dive: Although many see it as j...

The Observer’s guide to Winter Break

By Danielle Kiefer, Features Editor

December 11, 2014

As winter break quickly approaches, many students and teachers are finalizing travel plans. However, those who are not going anywhere do not have to fear facing 12 days of boredom: the Observer is here to provide a list of the activities going on in the area that will be sure to make for the best “...

MCPS makes a mistake sending students to school

MCPS makes a mistake sending students to school

By Yash Nigam, Production Editor

January 10, 2014

MCPS acted irresponsibly by deciding against a school delay Jan. 7, the coldest day of not only this year but also the past two decades. Its inaction and failure to realize that subzero temperatures can prove as harmful, if not more, than snow accumulation highlights the county’s ignorance. According...

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