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 use of vapes and e-cigarettes at WCHS have grown into a harmful and dangerous situation, and for this reason the administration is considering taking new precautions to prevent their use at school.

Administration attempts to puff out vaping

By Bryan Fletcher and Benjamin Pham May 8, 2019

Following recent, notable events at school involving THC addictions and the use of vape pens, the WCHS administration is looking into new policies restricting the presence of drugs on school grounds and...

Students in leadership class work to promote a united WCHS community through artistic pieces such as banners. Also, a new advisory period will take place once a month for students and staff to discuss grade level and community-wide issues.

Recent events incite action from administration

By Bryan Fletcher and Fatima Yazdi March 6, 2019

Following the recent events involving N-Word usage passes being handed out to students, principal Brandice Heckert and WCHS administration are taking new measures to fight against bigotry, racism and insensitivity...

Senior Michael Janis, Technology director Benjamin Schnapp, Ms. Brandice Heckert, and junior William Ahn smiling for the camera just after Schnapp received the grant.

Technology grant awarded

By Bryan Fletcher, Production Manager December 20, 2018

Throwing together a full high school musical is no small task, and no one can vouch for this more than Media Services Technician and Technical Director Benjamin Schnapp and the WCHS tech crew, responsible...

Lady Gaga is one of the two leads in A Star Is Born.

A Star is Born is a star in the theaters

By Bryan Fletcher, Production Manager October 24, 2018

A significant prerequisite that determines whether a film will succeed in the box office is that it leaves an impact, and if any film has done that this year, it's “A Star is Born.” Marking both...

Two CHS students participate in Mukbanging, a common form of ASMR, in which people eat and record the sounds of chewing food. ASMR has become popular among teenagers on social media.

ASMR proves therapeutic to CHS students

By Bryan Fletcher and Fatima Yazdi, Production Manager and Features Editor May 10, 2018

Most people in our generation probably have that one friend who will not stop talking about how relaxing playing with slime is or their obsession with acting out role plays, but what exactly is all this...

CHS students: stop silence, speak out on sexual assault

CHS students: stop silence, speak out on sexual assault

By Bryan Fletcher, Art Director January 10, 2018

With the seemingly never-ending stream of sexual harassment allegations emerging throughout Hollywood and politics, now is a more crucial time than ever for CHS students to understand the gravity of sexual...

Students head through the hallways to make it to class before the bell rings. Administration is starting to crack down on tardiness.

CHS administration rings tardy bell on late students

By Bryan Fletcher and Vicky Gunawan, Arts and Photo Editors November 21, 2017

The 7:45 bell, an indication that students should not only be in class, but also be seated, seems to uneffective as students are still wandering the hallways in the morning.   Recently, administrators...

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