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 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...

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...

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...

Captain, Eliot Dubick, makes his way around a BCC player to then score a goal for Churchill.

Lacrosse is back after missing last year’s season

By Ella Kaminsky, Opinions Editor May 26, 2021

Although this year has been far from normal, WCHS’s boys lacrosse season has finally begun and is back in full speed. After missing an entire season, the players are excited to be back on the field.  This...

Students eagerly get back on the field to play sports after over a year long break due to COVID restrictions in the county.

WCHS sports teams prepare for an in-person spring season

By Austin Vinner, Observations Editor March 22, 2021

With the increased distribution of vaccines, a select amount of students are beginning to return to school. This not only provides improved learning for many students, but it also brings the excitement...

Wake Forest baseball commit Christopher Hacopian, gets ready to hit in a game this January. He took his talents to play in some tournaments in hopes of a spring season.

The plan for a full spring sports season excites student athletes

By Michael Demske, Staff Writer March 15, 2021

Around this time last year, spring sports were getting primed to begin as tryouts were hosted and teams were assembled. Not too long after, COVID-19 began its ravaging tour across the United States, ultimately...

Lauren Kuo (left) and Jessica Bowen (right) get pumped up before their 2019 State Cross Country Meet.  Kuo and Bowen have been on the team since freshman year and were disappointed when their last season was cancelled.

Seniors mourn loss of final spring season

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Online Editor May 30, 2020

Prom, graduation, beach week. Seniors have lost multiple important milestones this year. For senior athletes, they’re missing out on something else too: their final season.  “I was really disappointed...

2019 WCHS baseball team posing for a squad pic after big win.

WCHS baseball team prepares to make school history

By David Malament, Promotions Manager March 3, 2020

In 2019, the WCHS baseball team had a record setting season going far deeper into the postseason than in recent years. Following the graduation of multiple talented seniors, the team has gained some fresh...

Sam Wank [far left] poses with fellow trackmates before the TC Williams Invitational on May 4th, 2019. Wank runs six days a week, swims for Churchill, and is an important member of Churchill’s varsity track and cross country teams.

Wank runs into success on the track field

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor June 4, 2019

The spring sports season may be coming to a close, but for some athletes, that does not mean they are stopping. Some WCHS athletes participate in sports year-round, even when the school year is over. The...

Bridget Kelly runs ahead of the pack during one of her meets. She averaged a 6:05 in her 1600 meter events during the 2019 Outdoor Track season.

Freshman Bridget Kelly races past expectations

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Assistant Online Editor June 4, 2019

She hears her teammates chanting her name from the bleachers. Gathering up her last shred of energy, she sprints past the finish line. The clock flashes 6:01. Freshman Bridget Kelly has been running...

Athlete of the Month: June 2019

Athlete of the Month: June 2019

By Riley Hurr, Editor-in-Chief June 4, 2019

14 kills. 3 blocks. Number ten does it yet again. For the past five years, Ben Tombini has continued to master the game of volleyball. Ever since moving to WCHS from Brazil three years ago, he has been...

Senior lacrosse captain, Jack Butler, supports his teammates both on and off of the field as a friend and leader.

Butler makes a fast-break into lacrosse success

By Ella Kaminsky, Features Editor May 7, 2019

Number 14, Jack Butler, receives a pass from across the field. Butler cradles the ball as he takes a shot and scores! WCHS receives a point, and the student section is all on their feet chanting and cheering...

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