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Graduation – 2020

Graduation - 2020

By Cherri Tung, Arts Editor

May 14, 2020

The only thing I knew about high school was from the movies.  Coming into high school, I was lost and scared. This was nothing like “High School Musical” had made it out to be. The school was so big and I felt so alone, it seemed like everyone had already made friends. Everyone was so academi...

WCHS graduation festivities begin for the Class of 2019

WCHS Principal Brandice Heckert addressing the WCHS Class of 2019 during their .graduation ceremony.

By Cherri Tung, Arts Editor

June 4, 2019

It’s the time of year. seniors are finally ready to graduate and head into summer before embarking on their next chapter. But before they go, WCHS had planned many events for the seniors such as the senior banquet, senior breakfast and so much more. “Looking back though, WCHS provided as much...

High school graduation rates decline rapidly

As the number of students in cohort increase per school year, graduation rates decline. The correlation between the two exist as the number of students per school year include students of potential language barriers and homelessness.

By Hannah Zozobrado, Arts Editor

June 4, 2019

For the past 3 years, graduation rates among Montgomery County Public Schools have experienced a gradual decline. The statistics in the 2017-2018 school year have decreased to 88.4%, the lowest in graduation rates since the class of 2013. The public education throughout Montgomery County high schools...

Class Moves to Change Robe Color

The Class of 2016 SGA Officers during graduation. In the past, boys have worn blue and girl have worn white. This year, everyone will be wearing blue.

By Thomas Atkinson and News Editor

November 3, 2016

As the new school year settles in, monumental changes have arisen, for our school, our county and even society as a whole. But how do students feel about these changes? The Class of 2017 voted on to change the graduation robe colors. Instead of boys wearing blue and girls wearing white, everyone will...

Alum, U.S. Rep as graduation speakers

By Pablo Roa, Production Editor

May 30, 2014

Congressman Chris Van Hollen and alumnus Ashwani Jain will speak at the Class of 2014's graduation ceremony at DAR Constitution Hall May 27. Van Hollen, Congressman for Maryland's eighth district, has been a member of the House of Representatives since 2002 and serves as the top Democrat on the House...

Congratulations, Seniors!

Congratulations, Seniors!

By Sammi SIlber, Observations editor

May 30, 2013

Congratulations to the Class of 2013 seniors for their hardwork over the past four years to get where they are today.  They will be graduating from CHS on May 28 at 2:30 p.m. at DAR Constitution Hall.

Rachel Goslins announced as graduation speaker

By Michael Fox, Sports Photo Editor

May 29, 2013

CHS chose Rachel Goslins, Executive Director of the President’s Committee of the Arts and Humanities, as the guest speaker for the Class of 2013’s graduation May 28 at DAR Constitution Hall. Goslins works closely with President Barack Obama and the White House to discuss ways to improve humanitie...

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