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The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

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Pictured from left to right: Rockville Town Squares Ice Skating Rink, Winter City Lights, Downtown Holiday Market, Ford’s Theatre “A Christmas Carol.

Embrace the season with top winter activities in the DMV area

By Caroline Harless, News Editor December 18, 2023

For many, the chilly weather synonymous with winter means one thing: cozy season. Staying inside under warm blankets, watching holiday movies and sipping on hot chocolate are all typical winter activities...

Children in the Philippines are all smiles and full of laughter when receiving their shoebox from Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child Initiative. This initiative is one example of many that aims to spread the holiday joy to less fortunate children.

‘Tis the season of giving: cozy causes worth melting for

By Catherine Chan, Assistant Online Editor December 18, 2023

December. A season of external cold, but internal warmth. A season where friends and family reunite and most importantly, express their joy with one another through gift giving. The best gift anyone can...

Sabrina carpenter released her new Christmas EP titled Fruitcake including popular hit, A Nonsense Christmas and five new tracks.

Sabrina Carpenter serves up a holiday treat with “Fruitcake” EP

By Cailey Harrington, Promotions and Subscriptions Manager December 3, 2023

As we approach Thanksgiving, more and more singers are releasing new Christmas music to get ready for the holiday season. The nostalgic feeling of Christmas mixed with Sabrina Carpenter’s classic pop...

Celebrate this holiday season by decorating cookies with your loved ones and share with neighbors, friends and family!

Ways to kick off traditions this holiday season

By Isabel Vorabhanda, Subscriptions and Promotions Manager December 3, 2023

Traditions often mean something to one and their loved ones. Small moments like these can light up a holiday season with joy and happiness. While some holiday traditions live through generations and generations...

Olivia Meshanko poses for a picture with her maternal family. She has had a split custody schedule since her  parents got divorced when she was in sixth grade.

Holidays through the lens of kids with split parents

By Trevor Gardemal, Social Media Manager January 3, 2020

In the 2010’s, 40% of marriages ended in divorce. In addition to this, 60% of second marriages and 73% of third marriages ended in divorce too. It can be difficult for children of divorce to navigate...

Tysons Corner Mall is a very popular shopping location for Churchill students, especially during the holidays.

Tips and tricks for the Black Friday experience

By Ella Kaminsky, Features Editor November 20, 2019

As Thanksgiving rolls around, not only do we prepare to get stuffed, but many prepare to empty their wallets. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, has become a cultural phenomenon: the day when stores...

Take the Observer Potomac holiday house tour

Take the ‘Observer’ Potomac holiday house tour

By Michael Fox and Thomas Atkinson December 23, 2014

The holiday season is here and what better way to express love for this festive time than to decorate your house? The Observer toured Potomac to find houses that are bursting with holiday spirit and interviewed...

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