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

On the social media platform TikTok, user @reesateesa posts her infamous series Who TF Did I Marry? and interactions with fans through tiktok live.

Amidst the countless of lies, truth will always prevail

By Isabella Ngwana, Assistant Online Editor February 26, 2024

Do we know the people that are close to us? Did they play Arena Football or go to San Diego State? On February 14, 2024, an Atlanta woman known on social media as “Reesa Teesa” took to the world on...

Students spend countless hours per week scrolling on TikTok to fill their time and as a distraction.

Popular social media app “TikTok” allows for WCHS students to let time tick away

By Ananya Pandit, Arts Editor February 16, 2024

Cold, dreary, February skies and the unrelenting rigor of schoolwork plague many WCHS students around this time of year. With standardized tests and college decisions causing a sense of impending doom...

WCHS junior Kate Edwards poses as she walks down the runway at the Miss Teen Maryland USA Pageant.

Sashaying to success: Kate Edwards’ story

By Olga Engler, Assistant Copy Editor and Photo Manager December 18, 2023

Many little girls dream at least once of standing on a stage, wearing a gorgeous dress, doing a model walk down a runway, posing before a table of judges and then walking back in four-inch heels without...

The Fire Science and Rescue Academy students are fully dressed in proper firefighting gear for a uniform check.

MCPS career programs ignite new passions

By Catherine Chan, Assistant Online Editor October 18, 2023

By now, WCHS students have likely grown tired of  the announcement: “Attention to all Thomas Edison and Fire Academy participants, please report to the bus loop.” However, what exactly are these programs...

Noa Assouline poses with friends at the top of a ski slope during the senior ski trip before taking a run down to the bottom of the mountain.

WCHS students get away for MLK weekend

By Caitlin Murphy, Copy Editor February 1, 2023

One of WCHS’ most beloved unofficial traditions is the senior ski trip. Every year, seniors board buses to travel to Canada over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, where they spend a few days hitting the...

WCHS junior Agata Dolinska poses with her friends in the student section at the Blake vs. WCHS football game on September 9.

Two minutes on the clock. It’s time to BeReal

By Kalena Yee, Arts Editor October 20, 2022

The crushing crowd packed the stands under the bright Friday night lights on September 9. At exactly 8:19 p.m., the WCHS student section erupted with cheer. Did the football team score a touchdown? No,...

New classes for semester two means new assignements. WCHS freshmen Zander Greenspun and Olivia Song work on a group project together.

Friends in classes: beneficial or not?

By Aleeza Ali, Staff Writer March 11, 2022

The last few assignments have been turned in and grades have been finalized. Semester one has ended, which means students have said goodbye to their first semester classes. With the start of semester two,...

Junior Callie Burd poses in the dressing room of a thrift store with her new finds. Burd has been thrifting for almost three years and loves finding unique items and being eco-friendly.

Thrifting rises in popularity amongst teens

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Online Editor December 11, 2020

The thrill of buying new clothes, a so-called “shoppers high,” may have a short-term benefit on your mind, but is not always good for your pockets or the environment. With thrifting on the rise, consumers...

WCHS students recount their most embarrassing moments during the Fall and Thanksgiving. They hope to never relive this moments!

WCHS students recount embarrassing Thanksgiving day stories

By Melissa Redlich, Sports Editor December 10, 2020

I bet everyone reading this has gone through at least one embarrassing moment. It could be tripping and falling on your face, dropping your binder with papers going everywhere, or even giving your parents...

A view of a building at Montgomery Colleges Rockville campus. Because of COVID-19, classes in the Early College Program are being held virtually, instead of on campus.

Early College Program offers a unique education experience

By Jeremy Fredricks, Copy Editor November 29, 2020

Like most American 16-year-olds, Ariadne Dimitoglou is doing her schooling from home. Unlike most of her classmates, who are learning material from their junior year of high school, she is learning at...

Before the pandemic hit, Sperling and her boyfriend cuddle up at Lake Seneca in New York as a vacation together.

COVID-19 challenges couples to stay connected

By Allison Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2020

COVID-19 has provided more than enough challenges for society to deal with, more than anyone could have ever expected. However, one problem that some have forgotten about, yet still affects many, is trying...

Angela Ren, a senior at WCHS, draws inspiration from fashion icons like John Galliano and Thom Browne.

Trendsetters: teens taking after celebrities

By Ohio Meshanko and Victoria Park December 3, 2019

One of the most important aspects of teen lives is the clothing they wear. Brand names, color, price, design, celebrity endorsements and many other factors all influence the clothes they buy. Fashion-forward...

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