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Extra Extra! Clever ways to reuse your ‘Observer’

You are able to reuse the Observer for many tasks, including gardening.

By Katie Gauch, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2015

1, 2, 3, 4….18, 19, 20. Done. Just like that, you finished the newest edition of the gripping and informative Observer. Now what? Don’t worry. Here are some unique ways to recycle your favorite articles for when spring starts, March 20. Get your News did Girls, listen up. Stop painti...

Scotland Program taking Potomac by Storm

Scotland Program taking Potomac by Storm

By Katie Gauch, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2014

As soon as the timer starts, students focus on their timed multiplication practice problems, hoping to improve. Scotland Storm is a program that allows elementary school students, especially those in the Scotland community, access to extra practice in order to cover the necessary basics in school....

CHS excels at divisionals

By Katie Gauch, Production Editor

March 1, 2013

Just falling short to Wootton and WJ, swim and dive scored a total of 549 points in the 3A/4A West Regionals Feb. 16, giving them a third place win overall.  The girls placed second overall, winning 310 points, while the boys placed third overall, winning 239 points. "Everyone had a lot of spirit and p...

Hockey showcased in Capitals Game of the Week

By Kaite Gauch, Production Editor

December 21, 2012

The CHS hockey team was chosen through an online poll to have its game against Whitman showcased as the inaugural Washington Capitals High School Game of the Week Nov. 30; CHS won 7-2. As soon as the voting polls went up, over 8,000 votes were cast as people throughout the area used social media  to...

Hockey

Hockey

By Katie Gauch, Production Editor

November 30, 2012

The club hockey team came out on top with a dominating win against Walter Johnson Nov. 16 to start the season, extending last year’s undefeated regular season streak. "We won 10-1 and obviously played pretty well, but we didn’t play a very good team," senior captain Zach Satin said. After a 10-...

Field hockey seeks consistency going into playoffs

Field hockey seeks consistency going into playoffs

By Katie Gauch, Production Editor

November 8, 2012

The varsity field hockey team looks forward to the playoffs after a season with dominating wins and some close loses. After an emotional start to the seniors’ last home game, the team managed to pull a 5-0 win against Paint Branch Oct. 17, putting them ahead of B-CC in the division rankings. "We...

Field hockey opens strong despite loss to rival

Field hockey opens strong despite loss to rival

By Katie Gauch, Production Editor

October 2, 2012

After nearly an hour of complete endurance and a score of 6-0, the field hockey team reached its seventh goal as the ball slowly rolled into Wheaton’s net in the last couple of tight minutes, sealing a win for the team Aug 31. Junior Clare Nolan and senior captain Mary Lee Lawrence each scored one go...

Track achieves personal goals set for Penn Relay

Track achieves personal goals set for Penn Relay

By Katie Gauch, Production Editor

May 29, 2012

Select runners from the CHS track and field team participated in counties May 9 at WJ and the Penn Relays April 26-28 at the University of Pennsylvania. At Counties May 9, the girls finished seventh overall, scoring 38 points, while the boys finished third overall, scoring 60 points. Freshman Lucy Sro...

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