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

Athlete of The Month: Mariam Coulibaly

By Ela Jalil, Online Editor-in-Chief July 19, 2022

Holding an eight pound metal ball close to her neck, WCHS senior Mariam Coulibaly takes her stance in the throwing pit, facing away from her target and lifting one leg in the air. Gaining momentum, she...

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...

WCHS senior, Justin Carney, has a big kill on his senior night, giving the team an even better advantage at beating Blake.

Athlete of the Month: Justin Carney

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor June 9, 2022

Smashing the ball over the net, WCHS Senior Justin Carney watches the scoreboard click, increasing his team’s lead in the game. This happens again. And again.  Since his freshman year, Carney has...

Members of the Bulldogs jump in celebration after a well-earned 4-3 win over Urbana on May 4. This victory showed the Bulldogs can compete with formidable teams in Maryland and pushed them to 14-0

WCHS baseball goes the distance, has a home run season

By Isaac Horn, Staff Writer June 9, 2022

Who could’ve seen this run coming? Churchill Varsity Baseball has gone from unranked last season to number one in The Washington Post’s Baseball Top 10 high school baseball rankings in the DC Metro...

The WCHS Varsity Hockey team poses with their trophy after winning their 10th state championship title

GOAT! WCHS sports celebrate a phenomenal year

By Sneha David, Assitant Online Editor June 9, 2022

While Churchill prides itself on its successful students and strong academics, many of WCHS’ sports teams excelled this year. Because of the hard work athletes put in, many of WCHS’ sports teams went...

Smiling with her Skyliners synchronized skating team, senior Samantha Handrigan poses for a picture after winning the silver medal at the Junior Synchronized Skating World Championships

Senior ices out competition to win silver medal

By Caitlin Murphy, Copy Editor June 9, 2022

While most high school athletes can be found throwing a football down the field for a touchdown or sliding into home plate, senior Samantha Handrigan can be found gliding across the ice with her synchronized...

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...

Senior Sebby Breton, running ahead of the competition at the Woodward Woodward Relays at Georgetown Prep on Sept. 4 2021 for a win.

Seniors reflect on their WCHS athletic careers

By Isabella Ngwana, Internal Communications Manager May 16, 2022

The walk to graduation is not too far for the WCHS seniors. For WCHS spring athletes, lateral jumps, sprints and constant tennis matches have shaped WCHS seniors. To say goodbye to all of it will devastate...

With 13 All-Met selctions, WCHS athletics reaped the success of their athletes. To go along with several state championships, many of WCHSs All-Met athletes have recieved college attention.

WCHS winter athletes and coach win All Met awards

By Michael Demske, Assistant News Editor May 10, 2022

Even though winter sports have come to an end, the awards continue to pour in for athletes. The Washington Post released their annual Winter All-Met awards, highlighting the top athletes in the Metropolitan...

The boys varsity volleyball team jumps in victory after scoring the winning point for the game against Clarksburg team on March 21, 2022.

Boys volleyball beats the defending county champions

By Clara Young May 6, 2022

Cheering. Constant screaming and jumping and yelling. WCHS students have been cheering the whole year. Whether it was for the football team, or the swim team at Metros, or the basketball team at the University...

WCHS winter sports team captains pose all together. Their leadership and hard work helped lead all teams to great seasons.

Winning winter sports teams wrap up their seasons

By Rachel Mattison, Online Editor March 22, 2022

Successful: one word to recap the WCHS winter sports season. After a winning-filled fall that included unprecedented Bulldog spirit, the momentum and expectations bled through to winter sports teams. They...

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