The Observer

MCPS adopts new grade-viewing system

After using Edline for years, MCPS recently switched to MyMCPS to electronically informed students and parents of their grades.

By Sophie Liss, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017

MCPS has created and implemented a new platform for reporting grades posting assignments:myMCPS Classroom. This will replace the use of Edline for the 2017-2018 school year. The new system is more cost effective than Edline was, allows teachers to annotate and write comments on documents as they gr...

Programming Classroom Changes Locations

Photo courtesy of Becky Wolfson.

By Becky Wolfson, Online Arts Editor

September 29, 2017

This year, CHS’s computer science department is is seeing lots of change, specifically the relocation of all three of their classrooms within the school. Classes were previously held in rooms 248, 246 and 253, a layout that has stayed constant since CHS’s renovation in the early 2000s. This ...

Fire marshalls mandate changes to ensure safety

Fire marshalls mandate changes to ensure safety

By Elizabeth Campbell, Production Editor

November 7, 2012

After the fire in the auditorium last April, academic departments have been forced to make changes in order to better follow safety codes, including changes in classroom arrangement and organization of storage areas. The fire, which was was sparked by an extension cord which then caused a curtain to b...

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