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The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

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On March 17th, 2023, numerous WCHS sophomores fell victim to the dangerously cold temperatures in the English hallway. Some fell unconscious while simply trying to get to class.

Gym saunas raise temps

By Brianna Frank, Double Bass Extrordinaire June 8, 2023

For weeks, the temperature in WCHS classrooms has widely fluctuated, and the answer to why is finally here. After years of planning and thousands of dollars, WCHS’s athletic department has allowed saunas...

WCHSs orchestra concerts are made possible by Orchestra director, Kristofer Sanz. His special mindfulness days puts his students playing and mental health at their best.

Orchestra strikes a chord with Mindfulness

By Brianna Frank, Advertising and Subscriptions Manager May 15, 2023

WCHS’s orchestra has become known for its incredible interactive performances. However, this reputation could not have been formed without the orchestra first bonding as a musical family. The orchestra...

WCHS sophomore’s Maithri Verma and Michaela Levy compare their new second semester schedules on StudentVUE.

Second semester schedule changes cause unnecessary disruptions

By Brianna Frank, Adverising and Subscriptions Manager February 21, 2023

January 30th, 2023, the day everyone dreads: semester two schedule changes. Students scramble to find out who their new teachers are and which friends they have in their classes. It feels like the first...

EcoArt club members wrote letters to the Montgomery County Council urging them to pass Bill 13-22 on November 10, 2022. Members used scraps of cardboard and paper in an effort to be eco-friendly!

EcoArt successfully brings together community to pass Bill 13-22

By Brianna Frank, Advertising and Subscriptions Manager December 17, 2022

Potential to influence changes at WCHS is endless, and EcoArt has taken that potential all the way to the Montgomery County Council. EcoArt is an eco-activist club at WCHS that creates recycled art and...

A news conference was held at the MCPS office on Sept. 21, 2022, revealing the new athletic events security plans. This conference went into detail about athletic event guidelines that have now gone into effect.

WCHS new tight athletic regulations force students to go to extreme measures

By Brianna Frank, Advertising and Subscriptions Manager December 2, 2022

Following the fight between the Gaithersburg and Northwest High School football teams and coaches, MCPS has tightened security at all athletic events, specifically football games. The new security rules...

On May 17th, 2022, graduating seniors from MCPS were honored in a dual enrollment recognition ceremony.

Dual enrollment programs are the best way to earn college credit

By Brianna Frank, Advertising & Subscriptions Manager October 17, 2022

Most WCHS students take Advanced Placement (AP) classes to earn college credit, but few students take Dual Enrollment (DE) courses. While the DE program is not promoted as often as AP classes, it is a...

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