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

Senior Miranda Chung poses with a prom proposal sign. Because in-person school was cancelled so early, many seniors did not get to do/receive the promposals they had dreamed of.

Prom/Promposals – 2020

By Miranda Chung, Copy Editor May 14, 2020

Who knew for my last article, I would be committing a cardinal sin of the J and breaking the AP style number one rule: writing in the first person.  As a second semester senior, I’m more than ready...

Boxes lay on the floor of senior Victoria Parks room. Many seniors will be moving out of their current residencies to pursue higher education or a career.

The Last Day of School – 2020

By Victoria Park, Opinions Editor May 14, 2020

Winston Churchill High School always seemed like an unusual name for a school. I remember laughing at it when my parents told me I would be transferring there from my school in New York. A British Prime...

Senior Hannah Zozobrado poses at East High, the fictional high school from the High School Musical franchise. She holds up a paper plate, a signature activity of many banquets.

Senior Banquet – 2020

By Hannah Zozobrado, Arts Editor May 14, 2020

Ah, high school. I’ve seen so many movies about it.  At five years old, I remember watching “High School Musical” in the living room of my cousins’ house, enjoying the iconic end scene where...

Senior and SNHS president Riley Hurr poses at an SNHS luncheon. Many of these luncheons were dedicated to the senior class, to honor and celebrate their achievements.

Senior Luncheons – 2020

By Riley Hurr, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2020

I really don’t know how it is possible to fully encompass my entire high school experience in a few pages, but I’ll try to summon the Sparknotes inside of me to make that happen.  I have loved...

Senior Fatima Yazdi poses on her Senior Skip Day with food purchased at the local shopping center. Because of the cancellation of in-person school, these trips no longer occur.

Senior Skip Days – 2020

By Fatima Yazdi, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2020

Going into high school, people told me lots of things: freshman year is the most fun, homecoming is lame, junior year will drain every ounce of energy out of you and that you will regret ever taking AP...

Senior Sacha Feldberg wrote a heartfelt note to the Class of 2020, in lieu of traditional yearbook signings.

Yearbook Signing – 2020

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor May 14, 2020

Cue the first song on my Spotify playlist from freshman year. It’s “Innocence” by Avril Lavigne. That song symbolized a new era. Freshman year was full of hope, but at the core of it all, I was afraid...

Graduation - 2020

Graduation – 2020

By Cherri Tung, Arts Editor May 14, 2020

The only thing I knew about high school was from the movies.  Coming into high school, I was lost and scared. This was nothing like “High School Musical” had made it out to be. The school was so...

Kathy Hu poses in a tropical destination. Hu, along with many other members of the Class of 2020 were supposed to go on a Jamaica trip during the break.

Spring Break – 2020

By Kathy Hu, Online Editor May 14, 2020

I have once again waited until the last minute to write my article. But this time it wasn’t procrastination (well, maybe a little). I’ve been putting off writing this article because I knew the second...

The Blast 31 set was never finished. The production is suspended.

Blast 31 – 2020

By Ohio Meshanko, Promotions Manager May 14, 2020

Somewhere within the darkened halls of an empty WCHS, a colorful stage sits, ready to receive performers that, in all likelihood, won’t set foot on it again. It was the culmination of weeks of spirit-consuming...

Senior Sapna David poses at her Senior Breakfast. This event is typically looked forward to by the members of the graduating class.

Senior Breakfast – 2020

By Sapna David, Features Editor May 14, 2020

I always said I hated high school, but now as I sit in my bed reflecting on my home for four years, I rethink this statement. Through the ups and downs of high school, as much as you could say I seemed...

Senior Jordyn Green poses on a beach. Beach Week is an Md. tradition where students flock to the beaches post-graduation.

Beach Week – 2020

By Jordyn Green, Online Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2020

I never really identified with WCHS. My entire high school career, I found other ways to define myself: through friends, extracurriculars, family and interests. School was like a job to me; I would go...

Senior Anna Kronthal poses in Philadelphia after driving on a school day. The Philly Cheesesteak Challenge is a senior class tradition in which students drive up and buy a cheesesteak in one day. The Class of 2020 will not be able to participate in this activity.

Philly Cheesesteak Challenge – 2020

By Anna Kronthal, Opinions Editor May 14, 2020

When I was a kid, my mom used to tell me that high school would be the best four years of my entire life.  When I got to high school, I had to ask-- this was really as good as it ever gets? Because...

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