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

The revival of Disneys The Jungle Book displays realistic visuals that bring the audience into the movie.

Jungle Book Revival Has Viewers Swinging From the Vines

By Emily Wang, Features Editor April 25, 2016

Jon Favreau’s re-adaptation of the timeless Disney masterpiece, The Jungle Book, manages to once again capture the magic of the jungle adventure while at the same time bringing even more to the story. While...

Art Department resource teacher Brendan Roddy displays original pottery that will be raffled off during the Arts Festival  April 19-29.

Annual Arts Festival Draws and Displays Talent

By Emily Wang, Online Arts Editor March 22, 2016

The opportunity to see stunning photographs, paintings, sculptures, one-act plays, orchestra performances and fashion shows will be available to the CHS community at the annual CHS Arts Festival, held...

Junior Nick Mason demonstrates his appreciation for his friend who helped him run again.

CHS Appreciates Random Acts of Kindess

By Emily Wang, Online Arts Editor February 25, 2016

Some students think kindness is the act of showing extravagant gestures or gifts for someone, but sometimes it is the little things that one person does for another, stemming from feelings of compassion,...

Alex Zarynow works on his Consenses art piece before sending it to the next artist.

Community art updates

By Arielle Gordon and Emily Wang December 23, 2015

Consenses Art History and Ceramics teacher Paul Dermont’s Consenses project is well underway and right on schedule for completion in February or early March, in time for the spring arts festival. Consenses...

Students perform in the All-State Band performance in Feb. 2014.Some students are part of the CHS, All-County and All-State bands.

CHS bands represent in All-State, All-County

By Emily Wang and Balbina Yang December 22, 2015

With over 30 percent of all CHS band students involved in either All-State or All-County Band, it is no wonder that CHS has won many awards for its performing arts. Beginning practice in January and...

Photo by Emily Wang

Art Teacher Wins Award

By Emily Wang, Online Arts Editor December 8, 2015

Ceramics and Art Department Resource Teacher Brendan Roddy was selected as Montgomery County Public School’s Secondary Art Teacher of the Year. MCPS Fine Arts Curriculum Specialist, Linda Adams, nominated...

A group of CHS students saw every Hunger Games Premiere together.

Katniss’ Final Games

By Arielle Gordon and Emily Wang November 24, 2015

The final movie installment of the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay: Part 2, premiered Nov. 20. Students were excited to see the conclusion of the Hunger Games and curious about how the actors and...

Senior Valerie Weitz plays the guitar to showcase her musical talent. Weitz will be involved in the Consenses Art Project this year.

Consenses art project unites students’ talents

By Emily Wang, Online Arts Editor October 29, 2015

A new kind of art project has come to Churchill: the Consenses Art Project. The premise of the project is simple: it will be a chain reaction of art works. The first artist will create a work of art...

Information Technology specialist Robert Jones and assistant principal Joshua Neuman-Sunshine have overseen PARCC implementation this year.

Mandatory PARCC affects scheduling, class time

By Emily Wang and Balbina Yang March 23, 2015

More than 500 CHS students participated in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) tests this month. According to a February 2015 MCPS letter, PARCC provides a better...

The Senior Olympics

The Senior Olympics

By Emily Wang, Staff Writer September 26, 2014

They are Olympians filled with the determination and passion to win, yet they are not the Olympians everyone knows. Every year, about 1,500 senior-citizens over the age of 50 participate in the Maryland...

Unranked status shocks community

Unranked status shocks community

By Pablo Roa, Emily Wang, and Fiona Asbury May 29, 2014

To the surprise and disappointment of many students and staff members, CHS was unranked in the U.S. News and World Report’s annual ranking of the best high schools in the state. For the past three...

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