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Being proficient in different languages allows people to have a multicultural perspective on issues and to be able to communicate with others living around the world.

Foreign language class should be mandatory for all years

By Miranda Chung, Copy Editor May 14, 2019

Currently at WCHS, the minimum requirement of foreign language credits that are needed to graduate is three. There are some universities in the country that make foreign language classes mandatory as well....

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International Women’s Day

By Julia Lescht, Public Relations Manager March 22, 2017

On Wednesday March 8th, people around the world celebrated International Women’s Day to commemorate the gender equality movement and to celebrate women’s economic, social, cultural and political achievements. Across...

Seniors gather for a picture after paper plate awards.

Senior Banquet Brings Class of 2016 Together

By Emi Cardinale, Production Manager May 24, 2016

The Class of 2016 senior banquet was held April 28 at the Marriott Hotel. At the banquet, seniors sat with their friends and took pictures, food was served, the senior slideshow was presented, the winners...

CHS Rises UP as a Strong Community

CHS Rises UP as a Strong Community

December 22, 2015

On Nov. 10, CHS stepped UP. The Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) came to CHS Nov. 10 to protest the CHS Gay-Straight Alliance club and our general acceptance of diversity. Though the general feelings of...

Churchill Compliments brightens students’ days

Churchill Compliments brightens students’ days

By Skylar Whitman, Staff Writer March 1, 2013

A Facebook account called "Churchill Compliments" has become a popular way for students to anonymously compliment each other. The Facebook account, which was created in December and has more than 1,000...

Churchill’s urban dictionary

By Sammi Silber, Production Editor December 3, 2012

CHS students use many different slang words in their everyday language.  While some students may know them, other students are left confused and not a bit amused when their peers seem to speak a completely...

Sophmore wins Churchill's Got Talent

Sophmore wins Churchill’s Got Talent

By Nicole Malament, Archive Manager November 23, 2011

Sophomore Adam Settlage won Churchill’s Got Talent Oct. 27 for singing “Keep Your Head Up.” “I was extremely surprised,” Settlage said. “When my name was called I couldn’t believe it....

Sophomore wins Churchill’s Got Talent

Sophomore wins Churchill’s Got Talent

By Nicole Malament, Archive Manager November 22, 2011

Sophomore Adam Settlage won Churchill’s Got Talent Oct. 27 for singing "Keep Your Head Up."    "I was extremely surprised," Settlage said. "When my name was called I couldn’t believe it. To...

Sophomore wins ‘Talent’

By Amna Farooqi News Editor December 22, 2010

Congratulations to sophomore Natalia Derechin for singing “Glitter in the Air” and winning Churchill’s Got Talent Dec. 3.

CHS adopts new MCPS-mandated website platform

By By Justin Rheingold, News Editor September 30, 2010

  Near the end of the last school year, the CHS web team adopted a new platform for its website, the third different design in less than a year. Unlike the old website, which was designed by CHS...

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