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CHS students in MCYO and YAA perform in concert at Strathmore

CHS students in MCYO and YAA perform in concert at Strathmore

By Emily Wang, Circulation Manager

March 13, 2015

MCYO, All State, All County and YAA; it can be a little confusing for CHS students who do not play an instrument when their musician friends start using their own lingo. Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra (MCYO) Philharmonic and Young Artists of America (YAA) partnered together to perform Bernstein's...

CHS senior starts personalized shoe business

CHS senior starts personalized shoe business

By Emily Raab, Production Editor

February 24, 2015

With final college decisions right around the corner, seniors have begun preparing for the next stage in their life. Beneath the pile of paperwork, everyone can finally get excited for the school they will be spending the next four years at, which for many students, means adding spiritwear to their closet....

‘Mockingjay: Part One’ delivers a powerful punch

‘Mockingjay: Part One’ delivers a powerful punch

By Emily Wang, Circulation Manager

November 25, 2014

It seems as if the final movie of every popular teen series is always split into two parts, and the first part always seems worse than the second.  For example, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One was lackluster. However, Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One goes against the norm as an en...

Need help? ‘Observer’ lists five must-know CHS places

Need help? ‘Observer’ lists five must-know CHS places

By Emily Wang, Circulation Manager

September 23, 2014

The start of the new school year is always chaotic with students racking their brains to try and remember the basics of school. Freshmen and forgetful upperclassmen often do not know, or do not remember, where to find all the resources CHS has to offer. Listed below are the top five places every CHS...

Powdered alcohol: an easier way to sneak a drink?

Powdered alcohol: an easier way to sneak a drink?

By Emily Raab, Production Editor

May 29, 2014

Alcohol in a powdered form may seems like a dream come true for a rebellious minor: it’s such a simple way to sneak a drink into a school dance or a party, right? Well, not exactly. Mark Phillips originally created powdered alcohol, or “Palcohol,” as a lighter and more compact alternative to...

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