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

Teamania is a great place to get refreshing milk teas such as coffee milk tea and matcha milk tea.

A perfect place to sip, sit or study: local coffee shops to try

By Kalena Yee, Arts Editor January 24, 2023

Nothing compares to the smell of fresh baked goods, calming music, quiet chatter, and a warm cup of coffee. Whether looking for a place to study, to catch up with friends, take aesthetic Instagram worthy...

A cover of classic popular Christmas movies to watch, including Home Alone, Elf and The Polar Express.

Classic holiday movies, ranked

By Vaughn Malamut, Online Editor December 17, 2022

"Home Alone" This is undoubtedly the greatest Christmas movie of all time. "Home Alone" has the intensity of an action movie mixed with the humor of a comedy movie. "Home Alone" came out in 1990 and...

Many WCHS students got a Ticketmaster presale code email like this one and missed school in order to use the code to get tickets.

Concert craze sends students far lengths to see their favorite artists

By Nataly Behnia, Internal Communications Manager December 17, 2022

High school is a time where everyone goes and enjoys concerts, especially when Washington D.C. has a plethora of venus for artists to visit. Many tickets go on sale during school hours on school days which...

On December 1, 2022 Isabella Phelps reads The Queens Gambit from her bookshelf, which is on her list of books to read during break.

Great books to cozy up with during Winter Break

By Isabella Ngwana, Internal Communications Manager December 16, 2022

Bored during the winter break? Stuck on a plane on the way to a foreign destination? No matter what one is doing or where they are going, winter break is the perfect opportunity to read a great book. Treat...

Christopher gazes at Jessica in front of a Christmas tree for the movie poster of A Hollywood Christmas.

“A Hollywood Christmas” does not deserve Hollywood level reviews

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor December 16, 2022

Bad acting. Overdone plot. Annoying supporting characters. A romance that ends with a kiss in the snow. What more could you ask for in a Christmas movie? On December 1st, HBO Max aired a new movie,...

Netflix released their newest series “Wednesday” starring Disney Channel star, Jenna Ortega, on Nov. 23. “Wednesday” follows the Addams Family daughter as she navigates mysteries at her new school.

Former Disney celebrities rise to stardom after their start

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2022

Disney Channel has been a large part of many children’s lives since its start in 1983. Stars from all eras of Disney have launched into more general stardom since then. Whether fans grew up watching...

Titled Marshall with Family and the World, this is one of the pieces by the eight contemporary artists showcased at the Kinship exhibit, newly opened on Oct. 28, at the National Portrait Gallery.

Explore the mind and new art this fall with DC’s exhibits

By Ha-Yeon Jeon, Features Editor December 2, 2022

If someone were to draw a Venn diagram of “fall” and “art”, most people would likely put Jack-o’-lanterns in the middle and then be stumped; what else could there be in the overlap between fall...

There is a number of different foods commonly eaten on Thanksgiving, including turkey, mashed potatoes, and corn.

Thanksgiving food ranking: is turkey the king?

By Tafa Nukator, Advertising & Subscriptions Manager December 2, 2022

Vibrant leaves litter the streets, and the halls of WCHS are packed with students sporting sweaters and jeans. The time has come, once again, to celebrate Thanksgiving. Families across the country are...

Once a week, the drumline gets together to practice for their performances at pep rallies and football games.

Student Art Spotlight: Drumline

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor December 2, 2022

Keeping the tight rhythm of a musical melody while walking is hard enough. Now add in a 25 pound drum and carrier. This is what the students on drumline experience each time they perform.  Every week,...

Dwayne The Rock Johnson promotes his first acting role in a superhero movie on Instagram with a captivating cover of the hero.

“Black Adam” comes across as an afterthought in fast paced Marvel world

By Jack Gans, Social Media Manager November 15, 2022

“Black Adam” dropped in theaters on Oct. 21, 2022, with the potential to be the comeback film DC Comics needed. Making around $71 million in the first week, it fell short of “The Batman” which...

Choreographers Ian Rubin and Aliya Primich lead dance rehearsal in the chorus room with the cast members playing the main children in Matlida in preparation for the performances this November.

Behind the Scenes of the WCHS Fall Musicial: “Matilda”

By Ananya Pandit, Assistant Features Editor October 20, 2022

Soft chatter from the cast members of “Matilda” floats throughout the chorus room, harmonizing with gentle hums from Olga, the portable air conditioner in the corner. Chilly and charged, the room’s...

Good Kid M.A.A.D City is Kendrick Lamars first major study album and released October 22nd, 2012.

Looking at the past decade: Kendrick Lamar’s albums

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor October 20, 2022

Kendrick Lamar, K.Dot, Oklama, or Kung Fu Kenny is a man of many names and albums. The 14-time Grammy Award winner is one of the most influential figures in the entire music industry. However, Lamar’s...

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