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

Evelyn Johns, a WCHS sophomore, has been creating art all her life, and recently had her art exhibited at a gallery in Washignton D.C. The exhibit helped Johns to sell three of her paintings, and she is now painting a mural for a new resturant in Rockville.

Student Art Spotlight: Evelyn Johns

By Dehab Deglel, Assistant Features Editor June 7, 2024

When her paintings feel like pages ripped straight from a storybook, is it any surprise that she has already made her artistic debut? WCHS sophomore Evelyn Johns has been creating art her entire life,...

Internships, jobs and volunteering fill up students summer and after-school hours very quickly. However, some WCHS students still struggle with finding one of these opportunities. WCHS has many resources to offer on any one of these paths and the possible future benefits they can offer.

Summer of Service: Finding opportunities in summer Jobs and internships

By Dehab Deglel, Assistant Features Editor May 16, 2024

Trying to find a summer job or internship can be a tedious process, but WCHS students should not be intimidated by it. There are plenty of opportunities available for high school students during the school...

Blast 34: Into the Wild is an energetic and vibrant production, created by the work of incredible tech crew, dancers, singers and directors.

Swing into spring with WCHS Blast 34: Into the Wild

By Dehab Deglel, Assistant Features Editor May 1, 2024

“Blast 34: Into the Wild” is the most popular WCHS Blast of the decade, with over 600 audience members attending its opening night. This is unsurprising, as the experienced directors and leaders have...

Sir Winston Churchill has stepped up to the challenge and agreed to be WCHS new mascot. Administration has already begun to input the necessary changes and WCHS must come to terms with this new reality.

New mascot to guide WCHS even through the “darkest hour”

By Dehab Deglel, Churchill Over Attlee Any Day April 4, 2024

WCHS has been promoting harmful stereotypes for too long, and students have agreed that it is time for a change. While having a bulldog as a mascot may seem innocent, the true injustice of this choice...

WCHS junior Kaylee Chernoff finishes off her number Does Your Mother Know? during the musical Mama MIa center stage and strikes a pose.

Student art spotlight: Kaylee Chernoff

By Dehab Deglel, Promotions and Subscriptions Manager March 1, 2024

When students come to see a show at WCHS, they get the experience of a lifetime. Talented dancers, singers and actors come together to create something incredible. Months of hard work are put into every...

Argylle was one of the most anticipated movies this year according to IDMb. While it has not managed to live up to the hype, that does not make it a bad movie.

“Argylle,” the film the cat or cast just couldn’t save

By Dehab Deglel, Promotions and Subscriptions Manager February 16, 2024

“Argylle” is the peak of dumb action movie fun. A movie about a woman who writes spy novels that turn out to be true? It’s a fascinating and entertaining twist on a usually straightforward action...

Ruby Gilman, Teenage Kraken by Universal Studios made $46.1 million against its $70 million budget, failing to break even.

Showbiz snoozefest: 2023 films are failing the mark

By Dehab Deglel, Promotions and Subscriptions Manager January 5, 2024

In 2023 alone, the popular film studios Marvel, Disney and Pixar have all lost billions of dollars on movies that underperformed in the box office. The cause? For some reason, all of the fans that once...

Winnie the Pooh: Blood And Honey marks the beginning of a horror saga, grossing 5.2 million USD against all expectations.

“Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey” proves remakes can be disappointing in all genres

By Dehab Deglel, Promotions and Subscriptions Manager December 18, 2023

Jumpscares, fake blood and gore get redundant after watching a few horror movies. It is no secret that the horror movie genre is incredibly repetitive; filmmakers must get creative when trying to scare...

Poltics and current events can be taught in class in an effecitve manner, but WCHS is going to have to meet that challenge with dedicated teaching.

Too vital to ignore: we need to talk politics

By Dehab Deglel, Promotions and Subscriptions Manager November 27, 2023

Worse than when a teacher knows nothing about the subject they are teaching is when they discuss topics unrelated to the class. This is especially true when it comes to classes that are not about current...

Tracy Sachs, teaching her health class at WCHS. The energy in the classroom run down after a long day, as Sachs tries to bring back life into the assingments.

New health curriculum includes a full year of instruction

By Dehab Deglel, Promotions and Subscriptions Manager October 16, 2023

Has health class ever been engaging for students? According to Maryland’s Board of Education, there have been several updates to the health curriculum over the years to make the course more enjoyable...

Inside of the art hallway...

Inside of the art hallway…

By Dehab Deglel, Staff Writer May 16, 2023

In a special pocket between the first and second floor of WCHS, there is a stretch of hallway where glossy glass cases of beautiful artwork, hanging ceiling mobiles and wall murals belong. This is the...

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