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Bulldog Bash raises money for WCHS athletics program

The invitation for the Bulldog Bash event provided by the WCHS Booster Club. For more information and purchasing tickets, visit the Booster Club website.

By Olivia Yasharoff, Assistant Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

Sorry kids, you must be 21 or over to go to the Bulldog Bash, the annual fundraiser for the WCHS athletics department hosted by the Booster Club. The event will take place on Saturday, March 14 at The Barking Dog in Bethesda. From 6:30 to 10 p.m., attendees can bid on silent auction items, eat appet...

Upcoming NHS Fundraiser

Photo Courtesy of Mia Hazra.

By Emma Chen, Assistant Observations Editor

February 8, 2019

The Churchill National Honor Society is hosting a family night Feb. 8 at WCHS in partnership with the Hope for Henry foundation. The organization collects donations that go to ill children in hospitals and their families. The family night will consist of food, games, crafts, raffles and more carnival-like...

Key Club Fundraiser

Key Club Fundraiser

By Sarah O'Brien, Production Editor

October 28, 2015

Montgomery County Key Club hosted an event Oct. 18 for Project Eliminate, which vaccinates mothers and their newborn babies from neonatal and maternal tetanus in developing countries. They raised $1,200, in the form of donations and raffles, compared to the $700 last year. It costs $1.80 to vaccinate...

The dirt on mulch

By Lauren Roseman, Business Manager

April 29, 2015

Nobody understands the saying “April showers bring May flowers” better than the students involved with the annual mulch sale fundraiser.  Although some students feel that selling mulch is too exhausting, the hard work of selling and delivering the mulch helps those May flowers bloom and pays off,...

Baseball team hosts fundraiser to raise awareness

CHS baseball team dresses up in purple to support pancreatic cancer awareness.

By Michael Fox, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2015

According to, about 46,420 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the U.S., and over 39,590 will die from the disease. Despite the tragic reality of this disease, the baseball team decided to help raise money and awareness for pancreatic cancer research. The team hosted...

Class of 2017 raises over $2000 with silent auction

Sophomore Jackie Heller performed Riptide by Vance Joy

By Emiliana Cardinale, Production Manager

April 17, 2015

The class of 2017 held a silent auction fundraiser April 16 from 5:30 to 8 p.m and raised over $2500. Throughout the auction, parents and students were able to bid on items and enjoy the entertainment and food. “I think the auction went extremely well,” sophomore class president Max Smith said....

Literary Magazine Fundraiser at Five Guys

Literary Magazine Fundraiser at Five Guys

By Julia Heimlich, Features Editor

March 3, 2015

What do burgers, fries and CHS writers have in common? All three will be present at Five Guys in the Potomac Village Feb. 26 from 5 to 9 p.m. Be sure to mention the CHS Literary Magazine at the cash register, and 15 percent of the profit will go to helping support the publication. “I’m excited...

CHS literary magazine hosts winter concert fundraiser at Cabin John Park

Dhingra (center) makes a brief appearance on stage, strumming a ukulele along with the guitar-performing duo Dec. 10.

By Julia Heimlich, News Editor

December 11, 2014

Had you peeked into Cabin John Park during the early evening of Dec. 10, you would have found a bundled-up group of students laughing, listening to live acoustic and sipping hot cocoa. To raise money for the publication, CHS’s own literary magazine transformed the average “Cal Tor/Baskin Robbins...

Best Buddies fundraiser

Best Buddies fundraiser

March 31, 2014

The Best Buddies Club, which focuses on trying to promote kindness, raised $1483 from their Chipotle fundraiser.  The “Cause an Effect” fundraiser helped raise money for the club’s costs, including supplies, dues and outings. According to senior and Best Buddies Club president Audrey Hagege,...

Class of 2014 holds mulch kickoff fundraiser

Class of 2014 holds mulch kickoff fundraiser

By Noah Salzberg, Online Features Editor

March 27, 2014

To kick off the annual mulch sale weekend, the class of 2014 had a fundraiser at the Chipotle in Georgetown square March 25. The fundraiser’s intention was to gain extra revenue for the class of 2014’s year-end events, including Graduation, Prom, and the Senior banquet. “We knew we would...

Sophomores running multiple fundraisers

Sophomores running multiple fundraisers

By Yash Nigam, Online Opinions Editor

March 27, 2014

The Class of 2016 will be hosting a “Dine-Out Night” at the California Tortilla in Cabin John Mall April 8 in an effort to raise money for their class prom. They also recently ran a fundraiser to sell quarter zips that they customized for their grade. “Going to California Tortilla is always...

Seniors run mulch fundraiser for prom

Students delivering mulch this weekwend will be wearing these t-shirts.

By Yash Nigam, Online Opinions Editor

March 27, 2014

The Class of 2014 is running a mulch sale in an effort to raise money for prom. All senior and junior members on Exec Board have participated in the fundraiser, and will take turns delivering the mulch this weekend. They will only deliver if the order is for at least 12 bags and will only deliver to...

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