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When students surprised AP Biology teacher Wendy Franklin on their last day, she was overwhelmed with emotion. Their kind act eventually made it to ABC World News Tonight with David Muir.

Students celebration of WCHS teacher makes national news

By Jeremy Fredricks, Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2021

“ABC World News Tonight with David Muir” is watched by an average of 9.6 million viewers on any given night. That is now how many people know the name Wendy Franklin. The AP and Honors Biology teacher...

 Sophomore Jessica Lin and her friends attended the EHS fourth annual book fair. Lin bought ten books./Photo 2: Students browse the books at the EHS Book Fair. There were many different genres of books including fantasy, historical fiction and test-prep books.

English Honors Society gives back

By Jeremy Fredricks, Assistant Opinions Editor January 17, 2020

The tables were lined with books of every color, size and genre. There was another table full of cookies and other festive desserts. It was the English Honors Society’s fourth annual Book Fair, held...

WCHS recently implemented a rule where students could not get zeroes, but when caught under fire, reversed the policy back to students being able to receive them

Administration & MCPS don’t see eye to eye on no zero policy

By Jeremy Fredricks, Assistant Opinions Editor October 21, 2019

For a brief period in the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, WCHS had a policy where students could earn a minimum grade of 50%, not 0%. The policy would have applied to students who submitted nothing,...

A project in Honors Spanish 3, is the drawing of a spaceship, and writing sentences about the spaceship.

Quizzes? Tests? They are not helping anyone

By Jeremy Fredricks , Assistant Opinion Editor June 6, 2019

Churchill students are used to spending their evenings studying for multiple quizzes and tests. Yet, students aren’t really learning and retaining the necessary information for their respective quizzes...

Former Washington Post columnist Bob Levey recently wrote a novel titled “Larry Felder, Candidate”.

WCHS English teacher publishes young adult novel series

By Jeremy Fredricks, Staff Writer February 27, 2019

If you’ve had English 9 teacher Grant Goodman, you may be familiar with his work as an author. Goodman is currently working on the fourth book in his series “Agent Darcy and Ninja Steve,” in addition...

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