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 teacher Justin Ostry walked out of the building only to find a warning notice on his car despite it being parked in his assigned spot in the lot.

Recent parking issues drive the WCHS community crazy

By Nataly Behnia, Social Media Manager May 30, 2024

Parking has always been an issue in the WCHS community. But especially today due to the overcrowded parking lots filled with cars owned by people without passes. Security and school admins have cracked...

Starbucks releases its limited edition cups around the holiday times and it is very popular amongst WCHS students.

Sipping through the sweetest rankings of hot chocolates

By Nataly Behnia, Social Media Manager December 12, 2023

For many WCHS students, hot chocolate is a holiday staple. Anywhere students go for the holidays, hot chocolate will be around the corner. However, where can students truly get the best hot chocolate? Starbucks: Starbucks...

The bin for students to turn in their SSL forms is located in the counseling office. All students must submit the form to get credit and reach the 75 hour requirement.

Should SSL hours be required to graduate?

By Nataly Behnia, Social Media Manager October 26, 2023

Student Service Learning, or SSL, is a valuable way for students to give back to their communities and learn important life skills. MCPS required 75 SSL hours for each student in order to graduate. The...

Potomac Elementary School located in MCPS allows high school students to volunteer to help organize classrooms and watch students at recess. This is a great opportunity to gain SSL hours.

Unlock your summer potential with exciting SSL hour opportunities!

By Nataly Behnia, Social Media Manager May 31, 2023

Many students still need their required 75 student service learning hours (SSL) and summer break is a great time for students to complete them. Service learning is an excellent way for students to fulfill...

Mothers Day is coming up on Sunday, May 14. Get your mom a gift from this list to show her how much she means to you!

Top seven Mother’s Day gift ideas

By Nataly Behnia and Cecilia Bernstein May 16, 2023

With AP exams and spring sports finishing up, most WCHS students probably haven’t given much thought to Mother’s Day, this Sunday, May 14. Mothers around the nation will be receiving greeting cards...

WCHS Sophomore Jenna Piggot sleeps on her desk during class. A free period would have helped her overcome this tiredness.

Productivity is self-care and self-care is productivity

By Nataly Behnia, Internal Communicatons Manager March 28, 2023

A free period during the school day can be incredibly beneficial for students for a variety of reasons. These periods provide an opportunity for students to take a break from the rigors of academic work,...

The official poster for the final movie of the popular trilogy of Magic Mike. The movie starred Channing Tatum who reprised his role from the first and second films and Salma Hayek who was the main love interest.

“Magic Mike XXL: The Full Package” Delivers More Than Just Eye Candy!

By Nataly Behnia, Internal Communications Manager March 6, 2023

There is only one type of movie that can bring everyone together and that is “Magic Mike.” The first “Magic Mike” film was released in 2012, and then the second one came out in 2015. Everyone thought...

Many WCHS students got a Ticketmaster presale code email like this one and missed school in order to use the code to get tickets.

Concert craze sends students far lengths to see their favorite artists

By Nataly Behnia, Internal Communications Manager December 17, 2022

High school is a time where everyone goes and enjoys concerts, especially when Washington D.C. has a plethora of venus for artists to visit. Many tickets go on sale during school hours on school days which...

An assortment of holiday drinks that came out at Starbucks on Nov. 3. The holiday drinks come out usually in early November and are always a favorite before and during the holidays.

When should Holiday decorating commence?

By Nataly Behnia, Internal Communications Manager December 2, 2022

It is often promoted that the perfect time to decorate for the holiday season is the beginning of November. However, there are still some who think that they like to start during the other months. This...

During their five minute wellness time, WCHS students use their phones and talk with friends.

Should WCHS change the 5 minute wellness time?

By Nataly Behnia, Internal Communications Manager September 27, 2022

A new policy has students wondering: is WCHS really helping students' mental health or just wasting their time? At the beginning of  the new school year, WCHS decided to add a five minute wellness time...

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