The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

¨Anybody but you¨ has swept TikTok and the nation by a storm. This new movie is only rising in popularity starring Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell, this movie is a new staple romantic comedy.

Best movies released during the 2023-2024 school year

By Isabel Vorabhanda, Opinions Editor May 20, 2024

Churchill students often spend most of their time at school, after-school activities, or at home. Churchill students binge tv shows or watch comfort movies to unwind and relax. Recently, many new movies...

The Taylor Swift chai cookies are a perfect blend of sweet and spice and are a must try celebrity recipe.

Celebrity recipes actually worth WCHS students’ time

By Bella Donato, Internal Communications Manager May 20, 2024

We’ve all seen Gigi Hadid’s mouthwatering vodka sauce pasta or Taylor Swift’s comforting chai cookies spread through various social media platforms. Lately, celebrity recipes have taken these apps...

Civil War, directed by Alex Garland, was released on April 24, 2024 and has since been the subject of an intense controversy online. Although set in a politically and physically divisive civil war, the movies commentary is more so on the power of journalism than the current political landscape of the USA.

The Civil War as a riveting exploration of journalism in conflict

By Leah Kreisler, Editor in Chief May 15, 2024

When the world is going up in flames, make sure to grab a camera. That seems to be a recurring theme in Alex Garland’s new movie, “Civil War”, a blockbuster that has received both criticism and acclaim...

Sheep being shorn in front of a group of amazed spectators, as the shearer pulls the sheep into a sitting position by its cloven hoof.

Shave away a weekend at the Maryland Sheep Festival

By Miriam Cutler, Staff Writer May 1, 2024

Mary had a little lamb, but Maryland has a big herd. An unique experience, the annual Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival is a lively outing suitable for all ages. It hosts a variety of activities, offering...

Blast 34: Into the Wild is an energetic and vibrant production, created by the work of incredible tech crew, dancers, singers and directors.

Swing into spring with WCHS Blast 34: Into the Wild

By Dehab Deglel, Assistant Features Editor May 1, 2024

“Blast 34: Into the Wild” is the most popular WCHS Blast of the decade, with over 600 audience members attending its opening night. This is unsurprising, as the experienced directors and leaders have...

 WCHS junior Juliette Mamalian perfectly executes an attitude derrière. This perfection comes from dancing her practicing seven days a week at the Maryland Youth Ballet.

Student Art Spotlight: Juliette Mamalian

By Claire Moylan, Copy Editor May 1, 2024

Dance is part of almost everyone’s life in one way or another. Whether on the dance floor during a night out with friends, or with headphones on, alone in a bedroom, dance is one of the most beautiful...

On April 5, 2024, JoJo Siwa released the song Karma, which is her first song that shows her in a more adult light. The song has become viral and highly controversial since it represents a major shift in her audience.

Is it time to say “No, no” to JoJo? Nope.

By Catherine Chan, Online Content Editor May 1, 2024

The ponytail, once accessorized with a large, colorful bow, has now transformed into a mohawk with glittery black spikes edged around it. JoJo Siwa has always emphasized how she would “come back like...

This year, Coachella is filled with many artists students at WCHS love. Lana Del Reys headlining performance on Friday, April 12 was definitely a highlight of the show.

Inside of the desert: Coachella 2024

By Rebecca Dean, Features Editor April 26, 2024

Fringe jackets, macrame, flower crowns: these are some of the integral fashion trends of Coachella, arguably the most famous music festival in the US. Although its first festival in 1999 ended up losing...

Dylan Tortorellis submitted a digital artwork to the WCHS art show illustrating a cityscape. This is only one out of the many different styles of art that have been submitted.

A palette of possibilities: The WCHS art show that is redefining creativity

By Sydney Stern, Subscriptions, Promotions, and Communications Manager April 25, 2024

When course selection time rolls around in January, for students in most schools, they might notice that they are missing an art credit. In order to obtain their missing credit, they decide to select the...

Mean girls heavily revolves around the Burn Book, centered in the middle, which the Plastics use to insult the junior class. Regina (Reneé Rapp), who is also centered, is holding the burn book, suggesting a lot of the drama revolves around her.

From stage to screen: “Mean Girls” makes its fetch return

By Ryan Shenker, Assistant Sports Editor April 25, 2024

“This isn’t your mother’s ‘Mean Girls.’” Those words from the trailer for the new “Mean Girls” movie, based on the Broadway production of the 2004 classic, were very accurate. However,...

Adrianne Lenkers third solo record, Bright Future, is an alt-country masterpiece that deals with complicated thoughts on love, loss, and looking to the future.

Adrianne Lenker’s “Bright Future” allows for listeners to reflect for personal growth

By George Chang, Features Editor April 23, 2024

For the past 8 years, Adrianne Lenker, the frontwoman of the Brooklyn-based band Big Thief, has been at the forefront of the indie music scene. Her characteristically whimsical lyricism, combined with...

Kung Fu Panda 4 was released on March 8 with very mixed reviews. Despite another bringing back the beloved Dragon Warrior, many criticized the lack of the original Furious Five to be one of the major criticisms for the film.

Kung Fu Panda has kicked their way back into the franchise for the fourth time

By Jeremy Chung, Editor in Chief April 16, 2024

Whether it was a childhood TV show, video game or book, there is only so much that brings WCHS students nostalgia from when they were a child. One of these things involves a kung fu fighting panda and...

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