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

An anonymous students binder, who chooses to color code his subjects to help his memory of course material.

The correct answer to the color coding debate

By Nate Levine, Social Media Manager December 18, 2023

The color of subjects is a common topic in school and on social media. There are many different opinions, but only one correct answer. Math is blue, English is yellow, science is green and social studies...

WCHS junior Emilia Desiderioscioli works on her recreation of the Virgin of Guadalupe during AP Art History. APAH gives students the understanding of how art has been made over time, not just how to make it.

Drawing outside the box: underrated art classes at WCHS

By Rebecca Dean, Assistant Arts Editor December 12, 2023

Studio art and ceramics: the two classes that come to most WCHS students' minds when they think about art classes. Many at WCHS see their art credit as a chore that takes away from ‘more important’...

The Local Summer School Program, offered across schools in MCPS, has a wide variety of course options for students who want to take classes over the summer.

Summer heats up with learning opportunities

By Caroline Harless, Photo Manager May 8, 2022

“Are you interested in taking credit courses like Health and Honors Geometry this summer? Are you interested in taking enrichment courses like College Essay Writing and SAT/ACT Prep? Sign up for the...

In a blend of in-person school learning and virtual learning, MCPS students will be given more course options in 2022-2023 school year to combat the countywide education gap.

MCPS expands virtual classes for upcoming year

By Ha-Yeon Jeon, Opinions Editor May 8, 2022

Robotics. Animation. Biotech. German. Italian. Although these five courses are not available at WCHS, WCHS students will still be able to take them in the 2022-2023 school year. How? Through one of MCPS’...

New classes for semester two means new assignements. WCHS freshmen Zander Greenspun and Olivia Song work on a group project together.

Friends in classes: beneficial or not?

By Aleeza Ali, Staff Writer March 11, 2022

The last few assignments have been turned in and grades have been finalized. Semester one has ended, which means students have said goodbye to their first semester classes. With the start of semester two,...

Ordinary Classes, Extraordinary Chances For Success

By Jasmine Baten and Ariel Levchenko March 22, 2016

It’s the CHS motto—maintain academic rigor at all costs. At CHS, a well-rounded schedule usually means that one should take as many intensive honors and AP classes as possible, preferably with lots...

The fate of Erewhon, the literary magazine, is unknown after the class was cut for next school year.

CHS Cuts Elective Courses

By Michael Fox and Jonathan Greenzaid March 22, 2016

Each school year both the county’s and each individual high school’s curriculum will change as a result of fluctuations in registration for certain courses. This year, specifically at CHS, several...

Junior Alex Chung thinks about which classes to “request” for next year.

Students to ‘Request’ not ‘Register’ for Next Year’s Courses

By Lauren Roseman, Production Editor February 29, 2016

CHS has undergone changes to the class registration process in order to make the system more efficient and more reflective of the way registering for classes actually works. One way counselors have...

CHS offers Summer Symposium classes

By Dana Youngentob Online News Editor April 13, 2011

CHS is again offering its annual Summer Symposium, a series of preparation classes to help students practice their skills for the year ahead. According to the mathematics resource teacher and Summer...

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