The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

WCHS senior Lyndee Sklute dresses up as a vampire for Halloween on the night of Oct. 31.

Halloween Costumes: The Lack of Uniqueness Over The Years

By Clara Young, Copy Editor November 13, 2023

Halloween. A night meant to be filled with gut-wrenching horrors and blood-curdling screams. However, what is seen is the complete opposite. People used to wear terrifying costumes to ward off ghosts in...

Margot Robbie was spotted on set decked out in a neon skater outfit while filming her upcoming movie, Barbie. This 70s inspired costume is a fun and unique way to dress up for Halloween.

Creative Halloween costumes for this October

By Caitlin Murphy, Copy Editor October 11, 2022

Everyone knows about the classic, sometimes slightly overdone, Halloween costumes such as a devil, a witch and a Disney princess. While these costumes are great options, many people prefer to dress up...

Senior Olivia Meshanko has fun in the pool while on break for working. While working as a lifeguard, Meshanko had to navigate many frustrating experiences.

Minimum wage monsters: working horror stories

By Trevor Gardemal, Social Media Manager October 14, 2020

For many students at WCHS, working part time is a great way to get experience, stay busy, and make money. However, working is not always easy. In fact, sometimes it can be downright scary. Here are three...

Top left: sophomore Thomas Young; top right: sophomore Brooke Barclay; bottom left:
sophomores Emma Sumberg, Nick Wagman and Lauren Hando; bottom right: Sumberg,
Barclay and Hando.

Students Seek A Spook

By Eliza Asbury and Jenna Greenzaid November 2, 2016

Halloween creeps up once again and what else is there to do besides trick-or-treating? This year, the answer is so… much… more. As CHS students have grown older and relinquished their childhood years...

Horror movies:the science behind the scare

By Ross Tanebaum, Online New Editor October 29, 2015

Halloween is one time of the year when people love to get scared. Fear is an emotion that brings out a physical reaction. Sweat starts pouring, the heart beats faster, and adrenaline rushes through...

Markoff’s forest haunts those seeking a scare

Markoff’s forest haunts those seeking a scare

By Julia Heimlich, Circulation Manager November 7, 2012

An eerie overpass, an unsettling circus scene and ghostly figures hauling around chainsaws: is this the set of a horror movie? Nope, just one of the 20-minute murky, wooded trails at Markoff’s Haunted...

An MCPS Halloween: all tricks, no treats

October 26, 2011

 Halloween has, and always will be, one of the greatest holidays. Children enjoy picking out costumes, teens enjoy socializing with their friends, and adults get to act like kids. But this year, instead...

Hollander’s Hot Sauce

By By Ben Hollander, Staff Columnist October 29, 2010

Whether it was the feeling of slipping on my new red Power Ranger costume, picking out my favorite pumpkin or begging strangers for chocolatey treats, everything about Halloween made it the best holiday...

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