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The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

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The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

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With many schools around the county already committing to have a Power Slap team next winter, WCHS will slap its competition.

This new WCHS team slaps out all competition

By Cecilia Bernstein, #1 Swiftie May 15, 2023

As unusual sports have gained popularity over the years and now WCHS is hopping on the bandwagon. In the coming weeks, Principal John Taylor and athletic director Jesse Smith plan to announce the start...

The WCHS varsity cheer team ends their successful performance at Counties on Oct. 28, at Montgomery Blair High School.

Cheer team roars as competition season is in full swing

By Kalena Yee, Arts Editor December 2, 2022

From royal takeover to rockstar redemption, the WCHS varsity cheer team has performed it all. After bringing home the gold at invitationals, counties and regionals as well as qualifying for states last...

During November 2021, the WCHS NaNoWriMo classroom met 52 percent of its original goal. That was still more than one-quarter of a million words.

Students celebrate writing with national competition

By Jeremy Fredricks, Editor-in-Chief January 2, 2022

Every November, thousands of school-aged writers log onto their computers, typing up stories about their hopes, dreams and inner thoughts. At the end of every day, they enter their word counts into the...

Students Compete in E-Sports

By Bryan Fletcher, Production Manager April 5, 2019

Given the recent increase in popularity of video game franchises like League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. and Fortnite, it is not surprising that many gaming fans have found a way to add a competitive...

Robotics Team competition

By Sammi Silber, Observations Editor January 7, 2014

Congratulations to the Zero Robotics Team who placed third in the semi-finals of the Robotics competition.  Out of 108 teams, the CHS Robotics Team is one of nine teams going to the MIT finals.  Their...

Poms places 2nd in county

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor February 28, 2013

Congratulations to the poms team for earning second place overall and first place in choreography at the Northwest Poms Invitational Jan. 5, and for coming in sixth place at the Montgomery County Division...

Math stars advance in competition

By Dana Youngentob Public Relations and Dana Youngentob Public Relations March 22, 2011

Congratulations to seniors Garrett Bourg, James Lee and Kayo Teramoto and juniors Chris Hazard and Bohr Hew for advancing to the next round in the American Mathematics Competition, which was held March...

Award in Excellence in Literature Winner

By Luke Frentsos Photo Editor March 2, 2011

Congratulations to junior Brian Bontempo for winning an Award of Excellence in Literature. Bontempo has been writing short stories and poems since the third grade. He pulled his idea from a poem that he...

Award of Excellence in Photography Winner

By Emma Crutchfield and Dana Youngentob Staff Writers and Dana Youngentob Public Relations March 2, 2011

Congratulations to junior Santiago Noguera and freshman Cameron Heger for winning an Award of Excellence in Photography. Congratulations also to senior Hillary Tilles for winning honorable mention in...

Foulon places third in equine championship

By Jessica Hirsch Online Observations Editor November 23, 2010

Congratulations to junior Jennifer Foulon for winning the Third Level Junior Championship of the 28th Annual Col. Bengt Ljungquist Memorial Championship Oct. 24 in Lexington, VA. Foulon has been horseback...

Math competition winner

By By Amna Farooqi News Editor and By Amna Farooqi News Editor May 28, 2010

Congratulations to freshman Colin Kincaid for winning the American Math Competition 10 (AMC) and the University of Maryland (UMD) Math competition. The annual AMC is a math competition for underclassmen...

Reback reaches finals

By Emma Crutchfield, Staff Writer March 22, 2010

Congratulations to senior Josh Reback for being named a Forensics semi-finalist for the county competition in the category of persuasive and informative speaking; he will compete in the Forensics finals...

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