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Hopkins photo exhibition

By Erica Spaeth, General Photo Editor

February 27, 2014

Congratulations to junior Christina Vezzi and freshman Bill Wu for winning second and third place in the photo exhibition at Johns Hopkins Moment in Time reception. Congratulations to the other eight students who were chosen for exhibition: Simone Johnson Blanchard Emily Greenstein Cameron Heger Kalina...

JT comes back to the stage with the 20/20 Experience World Tour

JT comes back to the stage with the 20/20 Experience World Tour

By Erica Spaeth, Photo Editor

February 26, 2014

Justin Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience World Tour definitely gives fans a lot to look at. From colorful strobe lights to classic dance moves, Timberlake occupies the stage.                                  The Feb 24 concert at the Verizon Center kicked off with ...

Financial education prepares students for the future

Financial education prepares students for the future

By Erica Spaeth, General Photo Editor

January 8, 2014

Senior Emily is in the mall debating whether to buy the cute sweater she has been eyeing. She is headed to college next year and is worried about her finances. If she cannot handle this small situation, how will she conserve her money in college? Questions start to cloud her head. How much will it c...

It’s that time of Year: the Jingle Ball Concert is Back

It’s that time of Year: the Jingle Ball Concert is Back

By Erica Spaeth, Photography Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2013

Each year, iHeart Radio and Hot 99.5’s Kane Show host Overstock.com’s Christmas concert “Jingle Ball” at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. This concert consists of a lineup of performances from this year’s top selling artists. This year, the Jingle Ball featured Jason Derulo, Fifth Harmon...

Observer Observes WJ Rumor

Observer Observes WJ Rumor

By Sammi Silber and Erica Spaeth

September 13, 2013

Rumors have been going around throughout CHS, claiming that Walter Johnson High School (WJ) students are not allowed to attend the Sept. 16 football game between WJ and CHS. However, the Observer has learned that this fact is actually fiction.  According to Assistant Principal John Taylor, altho...

WJ ban just a Rumor

By Sammi Silber and Erica Spaeth

September 12, 2013

Rumors have been going around throughout CHS, claiming that Walter Johnson High School (WJ) students are not allowed to attend the Sept. 12 football game between WJ and CHS. However, according to assistant principal John Taylor, CHS will not prohibit WJ students from attending the game. “There...

Seniors receive awards

Seniors receive awards

By Erica Spaeth, General Photo editor

May 30, 2013

Congratulations to two students for receiving awards from the Black Educators Association of Montgomery County Schools.  Senior Adrien Bossogo-Eguom won a scholarship and senior Tina Brownlee won a community leader certificate. Congratulations to both students.

BYG scholarship recipients

BYG scholarship recipients

By Sammi Silber and Erica Spaeth, Observations editor and General photo editor

May 1, 2013

Congratulations to the following students who received a BYG scholarship from the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation (CKSF) at Nova Southeastern University. Hootan Naghshineh Matthew Schleckser Yousuf Khan Bryan Ho Joshuah Bohman The competition for these scholarships occurs September throug...

Student finds connection on ‘Observer’

Student finds connection on ‘Observer’

By Erica Spaeth, Photo Editor

February 28, 2013

This past year, I discovered that I have a very personal connection to the Observer. Specifically, I learned that my late mother, then known as Lisa Sandler, was an editor-in-chief of our school newspaper in 1980. It was an emotional discovery for me. My mom and I were very close.  She passed away ...

CHS athletes commit

CHS athletes commit

By Erica Spaeth, Photo Editor

February 27, 2013

Congratulations to seniors Dominique Williams (bottom left) and Darrion Locke (bottom right) for committing to play football next year at Alderson-Broaddus College of West Virginia. Williams has played football since he was in fourth grade, and he plays wide receiver and free safety. Locke has played ...

Cafeteria, vending machines should accept credit cards

Cafeteria, vending machines should accept credit cards

By Erica Spaeth, Photo Editor

November 30, 2012

At school, I often head to the cafeteria in hopes of staving off my hunger only to find that my wallet possesses nothing more than my debit card. No cash means no lunch. How great would it be if the cafeteria, vending machines and school store accepted credit and debit cards? It would make students...

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