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 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...

The swim team competes in a relay race in which they won against WJ. On Feb. 12 the team upset Gonzaga to take home the Metro Championship.

Underdawgs on top: Swim team wins Metros

By Rachel Mattison, Online Editor March 13, 2022

As a triumphant celebration of victory, the WCHS boys swim and dive team flung themselves into the pool and let their excitement out in the form of splashes. After a very successful season, in which the...

Wrestling team captain, Jaden Selby, stands at the top of the podium after winning Most Outstanding Wrestler at the Grapple at the Brook tournament.

Athlete of the Month: Jaden Selby

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor March 13, 2022

Jaden Selby does it all. The WCHS senior student-athlete is putting together an astounding wrestling season for the bulldogs right after capping off a phenomenal football season. Selby played quarterback...

Squat racks (pictured left), free weights (pictured right) and treadmills (pictured above) are just a few of the many workout machines that are already available in the school weight room.

Weight room gets bench pressed up a notch

By Austin Vinner, News Editor March 13, 2022

It’s no secret that the 2021-2022 school year has been great for WCHS athletics. From the varsity football team making playoffs to the wrestling team qualifying for states, both student-athletes and...

Junior Anna Rubino on the lacrosse field with a logo of Elon University, where she recently committed to play, in the bottom-right corner.

Continuing the legacy: Anna Rubino commits to Elon lacrosse

By Jeremy Fredricks, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2022

Her brother is playing at the U.S. Naval Academy. Her sister is doing the same at Butler University. And beginning next calendar year, WCHS junior Anna Rubino will join her two older siblings, in what...

Cristian Vaquero, pictured signing with the Washington Nationals, is one of many international prospects who sign with professional baseball teams.

International signing period sparks dreams of possibilities and excitement with fans

By Michael Demske, Assistant News Editor February 15, 2022

According to CBS Sports, 30 percent of current Major League Baseball (MLB) players were originally signed as international free agents. Although WCHS baseball fans recognize names along the likes of Ronald...

With the barring of fans from attending Winter sports games in January, scenes like this from a Fall football game were missed by fans and players alike.

Fans flock back to games to cheer on WCHS

By Ryan Weiner, Sports Editor February 15, 2022

The day was Feb. 1. Fans poured in to see the Division Champion Varsity Boys Basketball Team play in a home match vs Blake High School. A few days later, they did it again for both the boys and girls teams...

The boys lacrosse team (left) and boys baseball team (right) both come out to warm up for games during the 2021 season. Both teams look to continue their success from last year with state championship wins in 2022.

Spring sports strive for state championships

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor February 13, 2022

March 1, 2022 marks a new beginning for many student-athletes. More specifically, it marks the race for a state championship ring for both the boys lacrosse and baseball teams. Both teams were regional...

Shooting guard Irene Haramis shoots a three-pointer during her freshman season. Despite not on court this season due to injury, Haramis looks forward to playing again at Dickinson College.

Athlete of the Month: Irene Haramis

By Jeremy Chung, Assistant News Editor February 13, 2022

The WCHS girls varsity basketball team is hard at work in the gym six days a week for two hours a day, even during days off of school. While most players practice free throws or three-point field goals,...

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