The Observer

Facing stress, students smoke to blow off steam

Facing stress, students smoke to blow off steam

By Ben Fox, Sports Photo Editor

March 1, 2013

You can smell it on their breath. It lingers in their cars. It sticks to their clothes and cannot be washed out. The smell of cigarettes follows smokers everywhere, even through the Bulldog Lobby and into the halls of CHS. Smoking has long been a problem among teens nationwide. According to DoSometh...

Bocce team finds success in inaugural season

By Ben Fox, Sports Photo Editor

March 1, 2013

CHS’s newest sport may not be frequented by cheerleaders or regularly covered by the Daily Dose, but it is making an impact. Bocce, a varsity club sport that began earlier this year, has been a unique and positive experience for the 11 students who participated in bocce’s first season at CHS. Th...

Boys basketball keeps its eyes on states

Boys basketball keeps its eyes on states

By Josh Denicoff, Production Editor

February 28, 2013

The boys basketball team is pushing towards the playoffs with only two losses in the last 13 games. The team has been playing hard so far this season, earning its 17-5 record. "We have clinched our division, so we’ve already reached one of our goals," senior Bryant Wheatley said. The Bulldogs have ...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By Julia McDermott, Archives Manager

December 21, 2012

Senior Zach Satin is many things--an honor student, a brother, a friend, a teammate, a captain and a leader-- but he is known to most of us as a hockey player. From the moment he joined his first travel team at 7 years old, Zach found a passion that could never be compromised even through early morning pr...

Wrestling

Wrestling

By Josh Denicoff, Production Editor

December 3, 2012

The CHS wrestling team hopes to start off its 2012-2013 season in a big way. CHS lost several seniors to graduation, but the team does not think its winning ability will be hindered by their absence. Several upperclassmen have stepped up and hope to make an impact on the team’s record in place of th...

Indoor Track

Indoor Track

By Angad Kanwal and Jared Saltzburg

November 30, 2012

This winter, the indoor track team looks forward to building on its record-breaking season from last year. Led by star sophomore runners Lucy Srour and David Fitzgerald, the team is optimistic about its prospects, even after losing top athletes Zach Weinstein, Will Conway, Nadim Elhage and Taylor Caul...

Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

By Stacey Stein, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2012

After going 22-5 last year, girls basketball will look to fill the shoes of offensive leader Sarafina Arthur-Williams and defenders Jill Beauregard and Kim Deausan. According to head coach Katelyn McMahon, the team will depend on seniors Erica Lindsay and Alaine Thronson offensively while senior Sh...

CHS golfers hope to prove themselves at States

CHS golfers hope to prove themselves at States

By Ben Fox, Sports Photography Editor

November 8, 2012

For many high school golf teams, having four boys and three girls qualifying for the state championship would be something to celebrate. Despite achieving just that, the general feeling throughout the varsity golf team is slight disappointment. According to golf coach Mike Fisher, who has led the team to one state ...

Girls cross country has strong start while boys struggle to rebuild

Girls cross country has strong start while boys struggle to rebuild

By Julia McDermott, Archive Manager

October 3, 2012

After the loss of many important seniors, it would seem the cross country would need a rebuilding year. However, with strong underclassmen filling their spots, it might not be necessary. Last season, the boys team was one of the top teams in the state and the girls team was one of the top in the cou...

Club Night showcases students’ unique interests

Club Night showcases students’ unique interests

By Ben Fox, Sports Photography Editor

October 2, 2012

CHS hosted its annual Club Night Sept. 20, an event designed to present the hundreds of extracurricular clubs students can join. With so many enthusiastic club leaders and colorful poster boards plastered all over the cafeteria, some found it difficult to decide which clubs to actually join and which c...

Northwest ends coed volleyball’s playoff run

Northwest ends coed volleyball’s playoff run

By Stacy Stein, Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2012

Coed volleyball’s season came to an end May 8 with a 3-1 loss to Northwest. "We couldn’t really pull everything together," junior Adrianna Lee said. "Our defense was also lacking and our offense suffered because of that too." In the second round of playoffs, after winning two sets against Pool...

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