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

WCHS graduate Irene Haramis confirms her commitment to Dickinson College in the WCHS gym with support from her coach, Pete McMahon.

Alumni adapt to new experience at the next level

By Isabella Ngwana, Internal Communications Manager October 20, 2022

Collecting their diplomas and saying goodbye to their high school memories, the WCHS Class of 2022 completed their walk across the stage set in the beloved football stadium. But what truly happens after...

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...

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...

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...

WCHS and Blake High School personnel break up the fight that involved both players and spectators. The incident has led to reexaminations of security presence at sports events.

Foul on the court! Fight breaks out at WCHS

By Jeremy Chung, Assistant News Editor March 9, 2022

Fights happen at WCHS, but to what extent does it reach a point of concern? Many asked this question after a fight during the WCHS versus Blake High School boys varsity basketball home game on Jan. 31.  After...

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,...

The boys basketball team poses together on media day in their four different sets of jersey colors.

Boys basketball sets high expectations after long hiatus

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor January 4, 2022

Strutting the halls in their brand new gray Nike tech fleece sweatsuits, the boys basketball team knows expectations are high for the upcoming season. Due to the pandemic, the team hasn’t played an actual...

Senior basketball player Parker Hill is shown standing next to a fellow teammate as apart of the Washington Posts first team All- Met. Hill was selected to the first team for the 2020 season.

Athlete of the Month: Parker Hill

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor May 23, 2021

The novel coronavirus pandemic has stolen from many people in the WCHS community, but none more than the WCHS girls basketball team and current WCHS senior Parker Hill. The team was set to play their semi-final...

Ali Kershner, a sports performance coach at Stanford posted this photo on her Instagram highlighting the differences in the mens and womens weight room for the NCAA tournament.

NCAA basketball tournament gets called out for gender inequality

By Jordan Pashkoff, Assistant Online Editor May 3, 2021

One of the most anticipated sports events for college basketball players and fans around the country is the NCAA Basketball tournament. This year, more than ever, the National Collegiate Athletic Association...

This is a strange year when it comes to March Madness. Fans will be very limited for the games so one of the only ways that WCHS students will be able to watch the game will be through watching the games on TV.

March Madness, the best time of year

By Elijah Savett, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

The sun sets later. The temperature is just a little warmer than the weeks prior. And school is more than halfway done. To some, this would just connote the beginning of March/April, but for others it...

The 2020 WCHS Boys Varsity basketball team is shown in the picture with two of their coaches. The photo was taken at the beginning of the basketball season. The text next to the image shows how dominant the team was, starting their season off with a 7-1 record.

Boys basketball team prepares for season

By Justin Greenzaid, Assistant Sports Editor November 22, 2020

After winning the 2020 Regional Championship for 4A West Region 1, the WCHS varsity boys basketball team looks to defend their title this coming winter. With a delayed season scheduled to start on Feb....

A hoops poster of the basketball star Kobe Bryant with both of his jersey numbers, eight and 24.

Kobe and Gianna Bryant memorial sparks tears from audience members

By Nur Yavuz, Assistant Observations Editor March 7, 2020

Feb. 24, 2020, the heart wrenching memorial service for the passing of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, was a very emotional day for all basketball fans and friends of the Bryant family. The service, held at the...

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