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Elyssa Shenker holds a digital meeting of her club, Purposefully Repurposed. Shenker has been forced to adapt to the challenges of virtual school.

WCHS clubs adapt to virtual meetings

By Trevor Gardemal, Social Media Manager November 11, 2020

As of the 2020-2021 school year, there are 157 active clubs at WCHS. Ranging from Kpop Dance Club to Women in Politics, there is truly a fit for every student. In a normal, in-person school year, it is...

Two teams from WCHS’s DECA club pose for a self timed photo at this year’s Maryland statewide event held on Feb. 28th. Farah Baloghlanova (left), Claire Kim (left center), Olivia Meshanko (right center), and Maanika Gupta (right) all made the trip to Baltimore for the event.

DECA opens a door to a new world for high school students

By Quinn Cook, Staff Writer May 11, 2020

DECA, or Distributive Education Clubs of America, is an organization that allows students to gain skills in many different clusters of entrepreneurship, economics and business. High school students in...

Donations from the period club sit on a table. The club tries to donate period products to women in need.

Let’s talk about periods.

By Jeremy Fredricks, Assistant Opinions Editor March 4, 2020

To think that all the WCHS Period Club does is talk about periods would be a mistake--and the club leadership will not let you forget it. “Of course talking about periods is an important goal of ours,...

The official Spikeball used to play the game.

Spikeball club is a hit with students

By Sapna David, Features Editor October 8, 2019

A Spikeball roundnet, a ball and four players. The game Spikeball was revived in 2008 by Chris Ruder. The game consists of a volleyball inspired play; a server spikes the ball onto the net and his or her...

The ultimate frisbee team is a club at Churchill that meets semi frequently, although the students bond a lot over their shared love of the sport.

WCHS clubs administration should crack down on clubs

By Emma Chen, Observations Editor June 5, 2019

There are more than 125 clubs at WCHS, but how many of them actually meet every week? How many of them fundraise? How many of them actually accomplish what they say they will at club night? Clubs at WCHS...

Environmental Club members work to decrease wastefulness at the school.

The Observer Highlights Lesser-Known Clubs

By Arielle Gordon, Editor in Chief February 21, 2017

CHS has more than 95 official clubs for the 2016-2017 school year. The Observer has talked to a few more of the school’s lesser-known clubs to find out what they are up to. This is the second installment...

President junior Lauren Hassan delivers a slam poem.

Slam Poetry Club Allows Students To Express Themselves

By Jonathan Greenzaid, Senior Writer April 29, 2016

Fresh, expressive and passionate, slam poetry, a new form of art, is filling the halls of CHS. Junior Lauren Hassan formed the Slam Poetry Club last September as an outlet for students to express...

Health and Fitness Club President and founder Elliott Sloate demonstrates proper lifting technique.

New Health and Fitness Club introduced at CHS

By Nathan Deychman, Sports Editor September 25, 2015

Clubs are all but uncommon, but new ones with different ideals are hard to come by. The Health and Fitness Club is a new club debuting this year, and is the first of its kind at CHS. The club was founded...

CHS clubs forced to find new ways to fundraise

CHS clubs forced to find new ways to fundraise

By Jonathan Greenzaid, Business Manager December 3, 2013

A huge swarm of students rush toward the cheesy aroma drifting from the Bulldog Lobby craving an afterschool-snack as the final bell rings. However, this aroma is now but a memory as pizza is out and healthy...

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