The Observer

CHS student & alum create summer study spot

CHS student & alum create summer study spot

By Bryan Fletcher, Production Manager

November 13, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features, Students

While summer break is usually thought of as a time for vacation and relaxation for students and staff, a dynamic duo formed by a CHS student and alumnus found a way to give back to the community while being productive with their time off from school. The Crescent Lake Club (CLC) is an educational...

CHS students aspire to be involved in military

CHS students aspire to be involved in military

By Benjamin Pham, Advertising and Subscription Manager

October 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Students

Having a perfectly made bed, being extremely obedient, having constant room inspections and enlisting in the military purely to serve or harm people are common misconceptions that people have about those who want to join the military. However, these stereotypes are not always true. Senior Patrick...

CHS students celebrate Black History Month in style

CHS students celebrate Black History Month in style

By Bryan Fletcher, Art Director

March 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Students, Top Stories

With the return of Black History Month this Feb., CHS students and staff have spent the past month commemorating the event through different activities, including the hanging of decorations across the school and the specific clothes that many are wearing.   Each year, Feb. is celebrated as National Bl...

Not just an after school job; CHS EMTs save lives

Not just an after school job; CHS EMTs save lives

By Jake Herman and Becky Wolfson

January 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Students, Top Stories

From athletics to clubs, and everything in between, extracurriculars can shape one’s high school experience. However, for student Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), an after-school activity can mean saving lives.   Seniors Taylor Kline and Bridgette Warner are among the CHS students who...

Shovel Buddy: a business fit for winter weather

Shovel Buddy: a business fit for winter weather

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features, Students, Top Stories

Kids savor the joy of seeing snow fall and completely cover their driveway and the roads, effectively canceling school for the day, while parents groan at the fact that they are the ones that will be doing the shoveling. However, parents can lay back, relax and experience the same feeling of joy that...

Students choose spotify premium

By Max Kandel, Observations Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under Students

A CHS student is moving their head to the sound of the beat of their favorite song. Spotify is one of the most listened to music services out there and sometimes it is hard to choose between keeping it free or paying for the premium membership.   Spotify enables people to listen to any song...

Not just “Despacito”: Students often groove to Latin music

Not just “Despacito”: Students often groove to Latin music

By Maya Rosenberg and Becky Wolfson

November 21, 2017


Filed under CHS Community, Features, Students, Top Stories

Does the word “despacito” sound familiar to you?   Over the summer, the smash hit “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee took over the airwaves. Its catchy hook, infectious beat and Justin Bieber remix propelled it to the top of the Billboard charts for 16 consecutive weeks, inciting ...

Senior twins aid healthcare efforts in west Africa

Senior twins aid healthcare efforts in west Africa

By Becky Wolfson, Online Arts Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Features, Students, Top Stories

Living near Washington D.C., it can be easy to take for granted the more basic components of everyday life. In western Africa, there is a huge need for improved healthcare access and no other initiatives. Twin seniors Suuba and Sadia Demby are working for a greater cause: to help educate healthcare...

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