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WCHS students participate in politics

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

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 this starts with knowledge on who is running their government.  With the Democratic Primary elections and de...

Elections offer new opportunities for WCHS students

Because WCHS students have direct access to our nation’s capital, there are many opportunities for them to get involved politics. Instead of just attending marches and walkouts. students now have the chance to work as an Election Worker.

By Charley Hutton, Advertising & Subscription Manager

June 4, 2019

“Do More Than Vote”, and get paid while doing it. Teens are constantly being urged to get involved in the community, and becoming an Election Worker is a great way to do so. With the close proximity to D.C, WCHS students are right near the heart of politics. What students may not know is that...

Maryland prepares for upcoming elections

Maryland prepares for upcoming elections

By Pablo Roa, Production Editor

October 27, 2014

While most CHS students will be sleeping in on Nov. 4, Americans across the country will be heading to the polling booths to vote in this year’s midterm elections. Election Day not only gives students a day off from school, but it also gives voters an opportunity to have their voices heard at the...

Meet the candidates for District 16 delegate

Meet the candidates for District 16 delegate

By Emily Birnbaum and Sammi Silber

June 2, 2014

Candidates for District 16’s representative to the Maryland House of Delegates will square off in a primary election June 24. The winner will move on to the general election Nov. 4.  With the primary right around the corner, the Observer sat down with the two Democratic candidates.   Marc Korman ...

Voters to decide on four hot-button issues

Voters to decide on four hot-button issues

By Emilie Plesset, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2012

For the past several months, Maryland residents have been bombarded with fliers, radio announcements, and television commercials begging the public to vote in favor of or against four referendums that will be on the Maryland ballot for the Nov. 6 elections. Any referendums passed will go into effect Ja...

SMOB elections at CHS

By Sushen Thiyagarajan Online Breaking News Editor

March 2, 2011

CHS held the Student Member of Board (SMOB) election Feb. 10 to finalize the top two candidates for this Board of Education position. The four candidates were current SMOB Alan Xie and Lara Haft of Richard Montgomery, Malcolm Jenkins of Blake, and CHS’s Hal Zeitlin. After three hours of debates and...

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