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

Titled Marshall with Family and the World, this is one of the pieces by the eight contemporary artists showcased at the Kinship exhibit, newly opened on Oct. 28, at the National Portrait Gallery.

Explore the mind and new art this fall with DC’s exhibits

By Ha-Yeon Jeon, Features Editor December 2, 2022

If someone were to draw a Venn diagram of “fall” and “art”, most people would likely put Jack-o’-lanterns in the middle and then be stumped; what else could there be in the overlap between fall...

The Goldmine Trail is location in Potomac, MD off of Macarthur Blvd. The trail offers many different options for all types of hikers, with spurs leading to the famous Great Falls.

Fill the summer with these local adventures

By Caitlin Murphy, Copy Editor June 5, 2022

With summer right around the corner, many WCHS students are wondering what to do with their free time other than watching Netflix and scrolling through their phones when they are bored. However, with plenty...

For the first time in 50 years, the Mormon Temple is reopening for the public. Free tours begin on April 28th, so snag a ticket!

Spring into DC with the perfect itinerary

By Caitlin Murphy and Melissa Redlich May 10, 2022

According to the National Public Radio for Washington DC (WAMU), this year over 23.8 million tourists visited DC. While WCHS students are not tourists, most do not take advantage of the close proximity...

On March 29th, the Washington Nationals released their cherry blossom inspired City Connect.

Connecting to the city: pro sports teams unveil new look

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor May 8, 2022

Cherry blossoms are an iconic symbol of the Washington, D.C. metro area, they even have an entire festival dedicated to them. But now, cherry blossoms have a new influence within the city: sports. On March...

The Where Do Words Come From exhibit at the Planet Word museum in Washington, D.C. features a 22-foot-tall talking wall that tells the story of the English language.

You have our word: check out DC’s latest museum

By Caitlin Murphy, Assistant Online Editor November 25, 2021

Sprinkle. Kumquat. Bamboozle. These seemingly obscure and unrelated words all have one thing in common: they are all part of the English language. But how were these words created? How did they become...

WCHS attenda march outside the DC Capitol. Protests are a common form of political participation

WCHS students participate in politics

By Jordyn Green, Online Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2020

In today’s political climate, it is imperative that teens, the next generation of voters, get educated and involved in politics. WCHS students are doing all they can to create a better tomorrow, and...

First Lady Michelle Obama gives a speech and answers students questions at The Musical Legacy of Ray Charles.

Students visited the White House to celebrate the music of Ray Charles

By Arielle Gordon, Arts Editor February 29, 2016

25 CHS students visited The White House Feb. 24 to attend “The Musical Legacy of Ray Charles.” All CHS U.S. History students created posters about an influential African American figure and the...

Hidden gems in the countrys most powerful city

Hidden gems in the country’s most powerful city

By Nathan Deychman, Sports Editor April 28, 2015

Montgomery County’s proximity to our nation’s capital allows CHS students to journey there all the time, whether to experience the world’s largest collection of museums or to see some of the most...

Marvels heroes superior

Marvel’s heroes superior

By Daniel Miyares, Business Manager October 24, 2014

The green monstrosity advances in a furious rage, muscles bulging and eyes flaring. The familiar, vibrant red-and blue cape ripples in flight as a chiseled figure soars to meet him. Just before the...

DC always saves the day

DC always saves the day

By Jasmine Baten, Photo Editor October 24, 2014

Nananananana— BATMAN…Would win in a fight against Captain America…. right? That’s right. There’s a battle going down in the comic world: DC Comics versus Marvel. Time to see whose cape is...

Remembering the terror of the DC sniper attacks

Remembering the terror of the DC sniper attacks

By Dana Youngentob, News Editor November 7, 2012

Ten years ago this month, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo terrorized the CHS community and the Washington D.C. metro area by randomly shooting and killing civilians for 21 days. Muhammad was executed...

New fast-casual restaurants open in D.C.

New fast-casual restaurants open in D.C.

By By Ben Fox, Staff Writer February 21, 2012

In the 1970s Burger King created one of its most memorable slogans, the now infamous line “Have it your way!” The meaning behind that phrase was that the food a customer ordered could be changed based...

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