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

Paws for Thoughts: Our Final Bow

Paws for Thoughts: Our Final Bow

By Jeremy Chung and Ha-yeon Jeon, Editor in Chief June 7, 2024

H: The countdown has begun—only three more weeks of this futile power struggle for Observer leadership with Jeremy (“futile” as in I have repeatedly been named the unquestioned leader of our paper)....

Kung Fu Panda 4 was released on March 8 with very mixed reviews. Despite another bringing back the beloved Dragon Warrior, many criticized the lack of the original Furious Five to be one of the major criticisms for the film.

Kung Fu Panda has kicked their way back into the franchise for the fourth time

By Jeremy Chung, Editor in Chief April 16, 2024

Whether it was a childhood TV show, video game or book, there is only so much that brings WCHS students nostalgia from when they were a child. One of these things involves a kung fu fighting panda and...

Observer Editor-in-Chief (EIC) Ha-Yeon Jeon bitterly sobs over having to unfairly share the blame for the many controversies her co-EIC Jeremy Chung caused.

Paws for Thoughts: Our sincere apology

By Jeremy Chung, Women's Rights Activist April 11, 2024

Dear Loyal Readers, In your typical Paws for Thoughts fashion, Ha-Yeon (ew, again) and I would be ranting about the latest thing on our minds, whether it be mental health days, Potomac parents, or why...

Principal Taylor is present at almost every WCHS game and student event to support his students and seek feedback from them.

Taylor-made success the principal’s playbook

By Jeremy Chung, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2024

Every morning as WCHS Principal John Taylor steps into his office, the quote, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give,” from Winston Churchill greets him. To him, it is...

Paws for Thoughts: Mental Health

Paws for Thoughts: Mental Health

By Jeremy Chung, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2024

My article is late…again. Sorry Ha-Yeon. I hoped to end the year strong, but I guess that’s a long shot now. To all the Observer staff members reading this, I understand how you feel now. Amidst...

Police cars are stationed outside Montgomery Blair High School on Oct. 16 after a bomb threat was made to the school. This would be one of three bombs threats made to the school, including one of nine threats from numerous MCPS schools, all within the month of October.

Recent bomb threats wreak havoc in MCPS

By Jeremy Chung, Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2023

John F. Kennedy High School, Montgomery Blair High School (MBHS), Oak View Elementary School, Silver Spring International School, Rockville High School, Albert Einstein High School, Springbrook High School...

Paws for Thoughts: senior year

Paws for Thoughts: senior year

By Jeremy Chung, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2023

Damn. For the first time ever, I am committing a cardinal sin when writing an article: using the word “I” and saying the “D’ word. It’s tradition for a graduating Observer writer to write in...

With summer movie such as Oppenheimer, Barbie and Spider-Man Across the Spider Verse, 2023 summer proved to be a positive impact for movie theaters nationwide.

Top 5 Movies of the Summer

By Jeremy Chung, Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2023

From the numerous Cillian Murphy memes to everyone wearing pink in theaters, the summer of 2023 saw a revival in the traditional summer movie season, an experience we haven’t seen since before the COVID-19...

From left: WCHS juniors Alexander Wei, Soham Jinsi, Eric Zhou, Justin Zacharia and Garion Cheng eat at California Tortilla after their AP Chinese exam abruptly crashes on May 3.

Lost in translation: AP Chinese exam crashes for students

By Jeremy Chung, Editor-in-Chief June 6, 2023

Imagine paying 100 dollars and studying for months for a test that can give you college credit, only for the test to be canceled due to poor management. This is exactly what happened to all WCHS students...

With this year’s AP Exam season, students were left to study for exams, while also managing an arduous workload from classes.

WCHS can help reduce stress during AP season

By Jeremy Chung, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2023

It is no secret that WCHS has one of the most rigorous academics in the county. With 32 AP courses offered, most WCHS students will take at least one AP course and exam in their four years of high school....

Besides playing multiple intruments, WCHS senior Lucy Chen composes her own music, with some of her pieces recognized on all levels

Student Art Spotlight: Lucy Chen

By Jeremy Chung, News Editor May 16, 2023

Imagine sitting down and waiting to hear some of the best orchestra students in the U.S. perform. The stage is set, and the musicians are ready, but instead of an older adult walking onto the stage as...

WCHS chemistry teacher Walter White poses in front of his mass supply of senioritis vaccines before they are administered to WCHS. Some say this has driven him to Breaking Bad syndrome, but its just basic feelings.

Death of senioritis: new vaccine saves senior students

By Jeremy Chung, Ha-Yeon Hater May 15, 2023

The greatest vaccine of the twenty-first century will finally eradicate this deadly disease once and for all. And no, we are not talking about COVID-19, we are talking about senioritis.  As the second...

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