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CHS attends ‘Women of Soul’ concert at White House

CHS attends ‘Women of Soul’ concert at White House

By Elizabeth Campbell, Editor-in-Cheif

April 1, 2014

Fifteen CHS students and two teachers were invited to attend the program, “I’m Every Women: The History of Women in Soul,” hosted by Michelle Obama in the White House March 6. The event was part of the White House music series and featured a lesson the history of women in soul music, a question...

Churchill’s List offers students virtual marketplace

Churchill’s List offers students virtual marketplace

By Elizabeth Campbell, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2014

Junior Brian Bagheri was searching the endless pages of Craigslist when he began to ponder the quality of the item he was purchasing. He did not know anything about the person he was buying from, and he did not want to have to wait for his item to be shipped across the country. After realizing other students may ...

The most important news ever: New baby panda Bao Bao makes her public debut

The most important news ever: New baby panda Bao Bao makes her public debut

By Elizabeth Campbell, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2014

Baby panda Bao Bao stumbles her way to the top of the rocks and stretches up on her hind legs only to trip and flip backward on the ground. She’s stunned for only a second before rolling on to her back and flashing the crowd an adorable smile. Scenes like this have been quite common ever since the new baby pand...

College football keeeps fans on their toes

By Elizabeth Campbell, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2013

The kicker lines up to kick the 30-yard field goal. The crowd is going crazy. The ball is snapped and the kicker winds up. Suddenly everything changes. The person holding the football for the kicker suddenly stands up and throws the ball to a receiver wide open downfield. Boom! Touchdown. That is so...

Students have mixed reactions to armed police officer: Risk outweighs benefits

Students have mixed reactions to armed police officer: Risk outweighs benefits

By Elizabeth Campbell

October 1, 2013

Where there are guns, violence often follows. Do not bring that potential violence into our school by putting a gun here.  CHS was recently issued an armed police officer. It should not have happened. Guns are highly powerful, and while they are fine to use responsibly for recreation, the supposed...

Athletes follow traditions on route to away games

Athletes follow traditions on route to away games

By Elizabeth Campbell, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2013

CHS is home to many athletic teams and even more team-related traditions. One such tradition is based on how different teams choose to travel to away games. Coaches have the option to ask for a bus, paid for by the team, which will transport the players to and from the away game. This option is the one...

Alumnus brings CHS legacy to New York music scene

Alumnus brings CHS legacy to New York music scene

By Elizabeth Campbell, Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2013

Many teens dream of becoming famous and finding their big break in the music world, but few actually experience it. CHS 2006 alumnus Sanjog Nirola is living out this dream as a musician in New York City. The Observer sat down with him to talk about his start at CHS and his music.  1. How did you ge...

We’re flyin’: Going behind the scenes of ‘Peter Pan’

By Elizabeth Campbell, Jessica Lee, and Lauren Price

April 29, 2013

The cast has long since made its final bow, and the curtains have swept shut for the last time this year. Peter Pan’s one-weekend run is over, but the weeks leading up to those three days were filled with frenzied preparation, courtesy of more sleep-deprived, caffeine-fueled students and staff than usual. Wha...

Cee Lo Green’s new album worse than a lump of coal

Cee Lo Green’s new album worse than a lump of coal

By Elizabeth Campbell, Production Editor

December 21, 2012

It’s almost Christmas and that means it’s time to curl up next to a fire with a cup of hot cocoa and some great Christmas music. In order to keep yourself in a happy holiday mood, do not, I repeat do not, listen to Cee Lo Green’s Magic Moment Christmas album as it will abruptly put you out of th...

The ‘Observer’s’ guide to holiday shopping

The ‘Observer’s’ guide to holiday shopping

By Elizabeth Campbell, Production Editor

December 3, 2012

Do you love the holidays but never know what presents to get everyone? We’ve all been there. Have no fear, for I have scoured the Internet and the holiday magazines (I am currently nursing a paper cut), in order to bring you a list of great gift ideas for all age groups. Best of all, they’re compl...

Unfair federal mandate keeps food trucks away

Unfair federal mandate keeps food trucks away

By Elizabeth Campbell, Production Editor

November 30, 2012

 As I walk outside the building during lunch and glance at the empty spaces in the senior lot, my stomach begins to rumble, not with hunger, but jealousy. If only I could go out to buy fresh food during lunch. But wait, this is the 21st century—the era of cars that park themselves, men that free fa...

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