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

One of the ways to celebrate Memorial Day weekend is to have a picnic outside.

Top 6 ways to celebrate Memorial Day weekend

By Kendyl Groisser, Online Managing Editor May 25, 2023

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of the summer season and is a time when friends and families gather to celebrate, relax and remember the soldiers who have fought to protect the United States....

WCHS Internship Coordinator Patricia Letourneau, is in charge of helping students find, arrange, and apply to internships. She can be found through email, and in room 254 at lunch.

What can internships do for WCHS students?

May 22, 2023

Internships. Everyone can agree that internships are extremely beneficial. They can help make someone stand out, gain incredible work experience and hopefully get a little money on the side. However, few...

The popular Tri-Fecta dish includes a generous portion of waffles, eggs, and bacon. It is one of First Watchs most classic favorites that families like to delight in to start their day off right.

Celebrate Mother’s Day at local restaurants

By Catherine Chan, Staff Writer May 16, 2023

Food not only fuels the stomach but fuels the soul. The taste, smell, and texture of a dish can bring back core memories of a special moment in time. As Mother’s Day approaches, here are some nearby...

Mr. Haroot H Hakopian is seen celebrating at WCHS for his retirement on April 16, 2023. Hakopian has retired after teaching at WCHS for twenty-one years.

Introducing this year’s cast of who’s leaving WCHS?

By Kendyl Groisser, Assistant Online Editor May 15, 2023

As the school year comes to a close, some of WCHS’ beloved teachers prepare to say farewell to their students and colleagues with a heart full of joy and gratitude. These teachers are able to look back...

A part of Tristan Cais exhibit, this photograph depicts a houseboy with a European boy sitting on his lap. The usage of halftone color separation and intricately arranged solid colored dots allow for new details and ghosting effects to emerge at different viewing distances.

Travel to Asia with these AAPI month area attractions

By George Chang, Arts Editor May 15, 2023

In 1841, 14-year-old Nakahama Manjirō was forced to become the man of his family after his father passed away. To support his family, he found work as a fisherman and joined a crew of brothers to catch...

A student logs in to their MyMCPS account, which is the portal through which they access all of their Dual Enrollment courses at Montgomery College.

True or false? Dual Enrollment misconceptions

By Ha-Yeon Jeon, Features Editor May 15, 2023

Dual Enrollment, Dual Education, Dual Excitement. From Organic Chemistry to Philosophy in Literature, or Modern Military History to Advanced Object-Oriented C++ Programming, the 518 courses available at...

A tradition for many rising seniors is decorating cars before the start of senior year. Jordan Lapidus, a member of the class of 2023, poses with the car her friends decorated. Making formative memories like this are a fun way to commemorate the last year of high school.

23ENIORS pass on the torch with advice for class of 2024

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2023

May 1. Social media floods with celebratory posts and the Beyond the Bulldog Instagram account gets its newest round of posts as National Decision Day marks the end of the college process for many, if...

REWILD, Cabin John Villages newly opened indoor plant boutique, displays a variety of plants from orchids to umbrella trees.

Go “wild” for greenery at local plant shop

By Julia Levi, Assistant Observations Manager May 15, 2023

Rows of exotic plants, potted succulents and blooming orchids displayed galore. Plants hang from ceilings, sit on tiered shelves and the ground, appealing to all the senses. Tucked into Cabin John Village’s...

Inside the Rockville Pike location of Hangry Joe’s Restaurant, their spicy chicken sandwich is photographed with a side of seasoned waffle fries, Diet Coke and the signature “hangry sauce.”

DMV’s top halal spots worth the stop

By Amir-Abbas Yazdi, Assistant Opinions Editor May 3, 2023

The DMV area is unofficially known for its diverse food scene, and halal restaurants are no exception. Now that Ramadan is over, Muslims are no longer fasting during the day which makes it a great time...

Former WCHS student Reva Mannan poses for the camera during her prom of May 2022. She picked an ombre style dress to be trendy but also wear something she loves.

8 popular prom trends of 2023

By Diya Kachoria, Photo Manager May 1, 2023

With Senior Prom coming up on May 20, many WCHS students are scrambling to find a last minute prom dress and finalize everything needed to make the memorable night perfect. Some students started preparing...

WCHS sophomore Eva Lee, a visual learner is reviewing a topic for her AP class by looking at a picture that provides a demonstration on April 16, 2023.

Tips for success: how to prepare for AP Exams

By Naomi Wright, Promotions Manager May 1, 2023

Papers with black bold letters titled “practice sheet” or “study guide” blanket the table where a student attempts to study. The bright light coming from their school computer spotlights their...

Jennifer Inglisa (left) and Jennifer ODonnell (right) work together as a dynamic duo to run Write In 2 College which provides students with thorough help throughout the college admissions process.

WCHS community gets help from “Write In 2 College” to navigate the college admissions process

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor May 1, 2023

As May 1 quickly approaches, high school seniors around the country will be deciding how to spend the next four plus years of their lives. The accumulation of the past few years of work is finally going...

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