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

The class of 2024 executive board works on the homecoming mural of pac-man in the math hallway.

Homecoming Murals Brings WCHS Students Together

By Sneha David, Assitant Online Editor October 4, 2022

As October approaches, the number one thing on many WCHS student’s minds is homecoming. But before homecoming can take place, there is so much planning to be done. One of the tasks being decorations....

The cover of Alex G’s new album, “God Save The Animals,” includes a painting of four parrots perched on top of a barren tree.

Alex G shifts his focus with new album “God Save the Animals”

By George Chang, Arts Editor October 4, 2022

Alex G’s music tends to linger in the dreamworld: psychedelic harmonies and swirling instrumentation in the forefront as he mutters sweet nothings about twee nightmares and fairytale endings. However,...

Hundreds of WCHS students crowd inside the gym on Sep. 16 for the annual Club day. With over 180 tables set up, many found it challenging to find their way around to each club.

Club Day Gives Students the Opportunity to Develop New Interests

By Jeremy Chung, News Editor September 27, 2022

During most school days, lunch is the time for students to relax, hang out with friends, make up assignments or talk with teachers. However, Sep. 16 had a unique opportunity. As fourth period ended and...

During their five minute wellness time, WCHS students use their phones and talk with friends.

Should WCHS change the 5 minute wellness time?

By Nataly Behnia, Internal Communications Manager September 27, 2022

A new policy has students wondering: is WCHS really helping students' mental health or just wasting their time? At the beginning of  the new school year, WCHS decided to add a five minute wellness time...

The waterfall is located in Catoctin Mountain Park. It is about an hour drive away from WCHS but well worth the trip! The cool, refreshing water is a perfect place to escape the summer heat.

Local summer activities to fill school free days

By Paige Tasin, Social Media Manager June 14, 2022

Summer can either be one of the most exciting or boring times of the year. A lack of responsibilities leads to plenty of time to enjoy ones-self. But if you don’t know what to do during this time, it...

An Instagram page calls for the public to pressure senators into passing gun reforms.

Gun control reforms are needed to improve citizen’s safety

By Michael Demske, Sports Editor June 13, 2022

At what point is the violence and death enough? Why has it gotten to the point where students are scared to go to school? What is the threshold for policy makers to implement gun control reforms to save...

Gatorade spotlighted each winner with an official press release.

Top state baseball award given to WCHS player Chris Hacopian

By Ryan Weiner, Editor-in-chief June 13, 2022

Although his dominant season came to an unfortunate end when WCHS lost in the state semifinals to Sherwood High School, junior Chris Hacopian still wasn’t finished. Hacopian, who put up a ridiculous...

Eliot Dubick lifts up the plaque as the whole team runs to cheer around him.

Family mentality leads boys lacrosse to a state title

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor June 11, 2022

For the first time in Montgomery County history, undefeated throughout the spring season, a Montgomery County boys lacrosse team won the state championship title. WCHS was the school to do it, emerging...

College Board posts tips for setting goals and managing time which is imperative when deciding your AP load when scheduling each year.

Student’s guide to AP course selection

By Jack Gans, Social Media Manager June 9, 2022

Hey, how many AP's should I take this year? This question has circulated throughout WCHS each school year. Many students struggle with their schedule and never know how difficult they want it to be. Here...

The WCHS varsity softball team poses with the regional championship plaque after defeating Walt Whitman high school.

WCHS softball team wins regional title 28 years after their first

By Rachel Mattison, Online Editor-in-Chief June 7, 2022

A short line drive was caught at second base marking the third out of the seventh inning. Gloves were thrown up into the air, players came running out of the dugout and the field erupted with hugs and...

Winston Churchill High School is one of many schools that have faced violent threats recently. Luckily, it was investigated and students safely attended school.

WCHS experiences violent threat after the devastating Uvalde shooting

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor-in-Chief June 7, 2022

Bomb and shooting threats are unfortunate realities for students going to school in today’s world. Like most schools, WCHS has had multiple perceived threats such as one in December 2021 and as recently...

Kenobi continues the story of Obi-Wan for avid Star-Wars fans

“Kenobi” continues the story of Obi-Wan for avid Star-Wars fans

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor June 6, 2022

More than 15 years after the release of “Revenge of the Sith,” Ewan McGregor is once again reprising his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the new “Obi-Wan Kenobi” series on Disney Plus. The series follows...

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