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

Lauren Kuo (left) and Jessica Bowen (right) get pumped up before their 2019 State Cross Country Meet.  Kuo and Bowen have been on the team since freshman year and were disappointed when their last season was cancelled.

Seniors mourn loss of final spring season

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Online Editor May 30, 2020

Prom, graduation, beach week. Seniors have lost multiple important milestones this year. For senior athletes, they’re missing out on something else too: their final season.  “I was really disappointed...

Womens crew brings victory home for CHS

Women’s crew brings victory home for CHS

By Thomas Atkinson, Production Editor May 30, 2014

In an astounding victory for CHS, the women’s novice rowing team won first place in the Maryland State Championships held April 27 in Chestertown, Maryland. The women’s four boat won its qualifying...



By Caitlin Doherty, Circulation Manager December 4, 2013

Since its start in 2010, CHS’ only river-bound sport has consistently improved, and this year the crew team participated in the Head of the Charles, the largest regatta in the world. "At the Head of...

Despite third place finish, crew’s hopes high for spring

By Manisha Singh, Senior Writer April 26, 2013

The crew team experienced a loss at the Cindy Cole Cup April 20 after placing third in its scrimmage against Woodrow Wilson and Walter Johnson on the Anacostia River April 6. "Seeing the competition has...

Crew dominates over opposing public schools

By Ethan Denicoff, Staff Writer November 7, 2012

The crew teams started their season with two solid performances at the Head of Anacostia Sept. 29 and the Head of Potomac Sept. 30. "I’m excited that we were able to start off the season well," junior...

Crew hopes for succes after off-season training

By Ethan Denicoff, Staff Writer October 2, 2012

The crew team looks to continue success despite losing many rowers to graduation. The first regatta is the Head of Anacostia race, which will take place Sept. 29 on the Anacostia River. "We practice...

Crew finishes strong at states in its second season

Crew finishes strong at states in its second season

By Guransh Singh and Jared Saltzberg, Staff Writers May 29, 2012

The boys crew team finished fifth in the state finals after winning in the semifinals. The girls finished third overall. The team returned 38 rowers and has matured quickly since its inception in 2010....

After training all winter, Crew ready for season

By By Maddy Flax, Sports Editor March 27, 2012

  After a winter of intense training, the crew team headed out on the water March 10 with high expectations for the spring season.   Throughout the winter, the team has concentrated on tough...

Crew team rows in its first regatta on Potomac

By Justine Stayman - Staff Writer May 24, 2011

  The crew team participated in its first regatta May 7 after six months of training and practicing three times a week at Bladensburg Waterfront Park on the Anacostia River. The girls team faced neighboring...

Crew club prepares for inaugural season

By Ariana Etessami - Staff Writer April 11, 2011

Since being introduced in November 2010, the crew club has recruited more than 60 students who have escalated their skill level from novice to row-worthy. As the spring season approaches, rowers prepare...

New crew team has large turnout, starts with basics

By By Tony Raffa- Staff Writer December 22, 2010

In response to interest from students last year, juniors Alisa Dan and Julianna Hsing have created a crew team. Although they are not officially a CHS team, they are ambitious in their hopes of a great...

Nearby schools offer crew team, not CHS

By By: Tony Raffa-staff writer May 5, 2010

While comparing CHS’s vast amount of sports to several other Montgomery County schools, one begins to notice there is something missing: crew. For those who don’t know what crew is, it is a sport...

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