The Observer

Athlete of the Month: Cameron Mosheydi

Athlete of the Month: Cameron Mosheydi

By Dana Youngentob, News Editor

May 2, 2012

He has already scored nine goals and contributed six assists—and that’s just through the first five games of the season. With this strong start, senior captain Cameron Mosheydi is in a position to lead the boys lacrosse team to an incredible season. “This year our team has higher expectations...

Softball’s young talent shows promise for future

Softball’s young talent shows promise for future

By Dana Youngentob, News Editor

April 30, 2012

The softball team has had a rough start to the season. After seven games, the Bulldogs have clinched just three wins. The team beat Richard Montgomery 10-2 April 19, Bethesda-Chevy Chase 11-4 April 14 and Einstein 6-4 April 11. However, the team opened the season with a 9-4 loss to Northwest March...

Kids, kegs and consequences

Kids, kegs and consequences

By Emma Crutchfield, Dana Youngentob, Production Editor, Online News Editor

March 26, 2012

Every weekend, many teens in the D.C. metro area hang out with friends and drink alcohol, and all too often a story appears in the news the next day about a local kid who was killed because of it. Andrea McCarren, a reporter for WUSA-9, decided to investigate the various causes of the underage drink...

Departments consider test days to reduce stress

Departments consider test days to reduce stress

By By Dana Youngentob, Online News Editor

December 20, 2011

 After CHS staff viewed the movie Race to Nowhere Nov. 7, the PTSA and teachers and administrators are working to reduce some of the stress placed on students. Spanish teacher Bob Roos has seen some of this stress first-hand. Roos conducted a survey of his classes Nov. 22 in which he asked his student...

Superintendent holds student press conference

Superintendent holds student press conference

By Dana Youngentob, Online News Editor

November 22, 2011

  Superintendent Joshua Starr held a press conference with reporters from high school newspapers Oct. 18 to discuss MCPS issues and introduce himself to the community.   Starr focused on variability, which is the difference in levels of academic achievement across Montgomery County. He a...

CHS wins character education award

By Dana Youngentob Online News Editor

October 24, 2011

CHS received the School of the Year Award for Character Education from the Maryland Center for Character Education Oct. 6.  The objective of the award, presented at Stevenson University, is to acknowledge schools that have developed activities in which a majority of students participate that support init...

New superintendent Joshua Starr visits CHS

By Dana Youngentob Online News Editor

September 27, 2011

Dr. Joshua P. Starr replaced Dr. Jerry Weast as superintendent of schools July 1 and plans on starting off the new school year by familiarizing himself with the community. According to the MCPS website, as the head of a school system with over 147,000 students, Starr wants to ensure his success by...

Increase in Metro crimes concerns CHS parents

By Dana Youngentob Public Relations

March 22, 2011

Some students go downtown for a concert at the Verizon Center, while others go downtown for a nice dinner. No matter the reason, the Metro is a popular mode of transportation to get to a desired location. However, crime rates across this transit system have hit a five–year high, possibly preventing...

Gifford’s chain closes after serving imposter ice cream

By By Dana Youngentob, Public Relations

November 23, 2010

All of the Gifford’s Ice Cream stores have been shut down due to an investigation which revealed the sale of Hood ice cream, a grocery store brand, inside the Chevy Chase Gifford’s store this summer. According to an Oct. 23 Washington Post article, Neal Lieberman, Gifford’s wholesale business...

Children’s meds recalled

By By Dana Youngentob, Public Relations

June 2, 2010

McNeil Consumer Healthcare announced April 30 a voluntary recall of children’s and infants’ over-the-counter (OTC) medication manufactured in the U.S. The recall includes children’s and infants’ Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl. Families and faculty in the CHS community have long-used...

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