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

Mrs. Knarr is shown holding her Teacher of the Month certificate. She loves teaching AP Lang and English 10, and has been at WCHS for 21 years.

Teacher of the Month: Kelly Knarr

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor March 17, 2022

Favored by many, beloved by all, Kelly Knarr is one of the many fantastic English teachers at WCHS. When sitting in Mrs. Knarr’s class, parallelism, asyndeton and logos no longer seem mundane. Knarr...

During November 2021, the WCHS NaNoWriMo classroom met 52 percent of its original goal. That was still more than one-quarter of a million words.

Students celebrate writing with national competition

By Jeremy Fredricks, Editor-in-Chief January 2, 2022

Every November, thousands of school-aged writers log onto their computers, typing up stories about their hopes, dreams and inner thoughts. At the end of every day, they enter their word counts into the...

Carol DeOro, an Honors English 12 and AP Language and Composition teacher, holds up her Teacher of the Month sign in her classroom. DeOro has been teaching English for 31 years and loves helping her students improve their reading and writing skills.

Teacher of the Month: Carol DeOro

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Copy Editor January 2, 2022

Anyone who has ever met her will say the same thing: Carol DeOro has spunk. Known for her humor and crazy stories, the Honors English 12 and AP Language and Composition teacher has touched many hearts...

Deli poses with the 2 books she got in the mail. A book lover who owns over a hundred books, she was super excited to receive and read books she does not own yet.

“Feelin My Shelf” gives English teachers a way to stay connected during the pandemic

By Emily Zhang, Features Editor February 8, 2021

14 English teachers; a myriad of books- the “Feelin My Shelf” book exchange brought the English department closer despite not being able to physically see each other. Jennifer Miller, the WCHS English...

Books such as this copy of Hamlet are simply scripts of plays, which were meant to be watched live

Shakespeare: to be or not to be taught in English classes

By Ohio Meshanko, Promotions Manager December 8, 2019

“The dram of [evil] / Doth all the noble substance of a doubt / to his own scandal.” This line from William Shakespeare’s famous play, Hamlet, is meaningful yet confusing. Undoubtedly, a great...

ENHS members welcomed

By Yasmin Akbari Observations Editor October 26, 2011

Congratulations to the following students who were inducted into the English National Honor Society: Seniors: Alexi Albert, Macha Aldighieri, Tanya Bagheri, Tiffany Bamdad, Jasleen Bawa, Emma Benjamin,...

English teacher Reilly moonlights as master DJ

A mild-mannered teacher by day and a master of the turntables by night, CHS freshman English teacher Matthew Reilly defies any assumptions about the supposedly banal life of teacher, with his part time...

Analysis skills learned in English class apply to life

By Eric Levin, Staff Writer May 5, 2010

“When will we ever have to use this in real life?” Many students frequently ask this question or some variation of it in regard to any number of classes here at CHS.   I myself confess to being...

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