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WCHS 9th grade english teacher, Grant Goodman, was the first teacher to get the MCCPTA Teacher of the Year Award.

WCHS English teacher wins MCCPTA Teacher of the Year

By Melissa Redlich, Sports Editor May 29, 2020

Need Grant Goodman in a nutshell? Read his last name: good man. WCHS’s very own Grant Goodman became the first teacher to get the Montgomery County Council Of Parent-Teacher Associations (MCCPTA) Teacher...

Junior Dylan Fan’s award winning photo, taken in NYC.

Student Art Spotlight: Dylan Fan

By Sophie Liss, Sports Editor January 9, 2018

Some students find exhilaration in playing a championship sports game. Others enjoy writing stories or poems to express their thoughts and feelings. For junior Dylan Fan, photography is his way of expressing...

Security guard Craig Stewart was selected as this years SEIU 2016 Supporting Services Employee of the Year.

CHS Security Guard ‘Stu’ Wins Service Award

By Isabel Dibble, News Editor February 25, 2016

CHS security guard Craig Stewart, best known as “Stu,” has been chosen as the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 2016 Supporting Services Employee of the Year. The SEIU and the Montgomery...

CHS Wins SERT Energy Award

By Fiona Asbury, Editor-In-Chief October 28, 2015

Congratulations to CHS for winning a SERT Third Quarter Energy Performance Award for its consumption last year. SERT is an MCPS program, which stands for School Energy and Recycling Team and promotes efficient...

Junior wins award for anti-bullying video

Junior wins award for anti-bullying video

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor January 2, 2013

Congratulations to junior Danny Welch, who won second place and a $500 cash prize in the national "Energize Students’ Anti-Bullying" video contest. Welch began creating mini-films recreationally in eighth...

Senior earns prestigious Eagle Scout ranking

Senior earns prestigious Eagle Scout ranking

By Maddy Flax, Staff Writer May 1, 2012

Michael Fusco is an outdoorsman, to say the least. The senior has backpacked 50 miles through the mountains of New Mexico, sailed through the Florida Keys and canoed 100 miles through lakes along the Canadian...

NSPA recognizes ‘Observer’

NSPA recognizes ‘Observer’

  The Churchill Observer received an All-American ranking from the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) for last year’s publications.   The All American is the highest rating that...


April 29, 2011

Here are this year's Senior Superlatives! 1. Best Smile: Mariah Healy and Evan Tassis 2. Best Personality: Jeanette Perthel and Marcus Brown 3. Most Stylish: Arleigh Banner and Alex Zohore 4. Best...

Student receives scholastic award

By Yasmin Akbari Observations Editor April 13, 2011

Congratulations to Senior Alex Zohore for winning the 2011 National Scholastic Awards Silver Medal in photography. His work, titled “Poor Coco,” received the silver medal as it “demonstrated high...

Sophomore recognized

Sophomore Olivia Stanhope has been recognized with the Congressional Award for excellence in community service. This congressional program is open to applicants aged 14-23 and each participant has the...

Award of excellence in dance choreography winner

By Jenna Cantor Observations Editor March 2, 2011

Congratulations to junior Samara Green for winning the Award of Excellence in Dance Choreography. Green choreographed her own dance for the “Together We Can” theme and will advance to states. Green...

Seniors receive Potomac Youth of the Year Award

By Jenna Cantor Observations Editor November 24, 2010

Congratulations to seniors Danielle Collins and Ben Kramer for being named Potomac Co-Youth of the Year by the Potomac Chamber of Commerce. Kramer, who is a founding member of the CHS Key Club chapter,...

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