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By Charley Hutton, Advertising and Subscriptions Manager May 25, 2021

I feel like I need to come clean.  It seems as though my peers within the J have always been passionate about journalism, have plans to study it in college and have always known that they want to be...

MCPS held a Business Pitch Challenge in late March for students to participate it. Ambitious students from across the county worked on products to present to the business sponsors.

MCPS Business Pitch Challenge offers future entrepreneurs the opportunity to share their ideas

By Charley Hutton, Advertisements and Subscriptions Manager April 21, 2021

Years spent in high school are typically thought of as preparation for college. High school is usually not viewed as a period of time to start developing a career. That preparation usually comes around...

The Asian American Festivals Committee put together goodie bags for every teacher in order to celebrate The Lunar New Year during the pandemic.

The Asian American Festival Committee ensured this Lunar New Year was one to remember

By Charley Hutton, Advertisements and Subscriptions Manager March 19, 2021

The beginning of a new year offers a fresh start for anybody who seeks it, and an opportunity to welcome a year of happiness, good fortune and, especially this year, good health. Feb.12 marked the Lunar...

Zendaya stars in new Netflix Original,

Netflix’s “Malcom & Marie” is a mediocre and boring watch

By Charley Hutton, Advertisements and Subscriptions Manager February 21, 2021

In the midst of Valentine’s Day season, it is hard to find a film that satisfies the need for visual romance. Netflix original, “Malcom & Marie” definitely doesn’t satisfy that need. The black...

Maeve McGuire presents her Girl Scout award project to her peers in 2019. She was able to do this because of her high cookies sales, but some Scouts do not have this same opportunity due to a fall in finances during COVID-19.

Scout out for Girl Scout cookies this season

By Charley Hutton, Advertisements and Subscriptions Manager January 25, 2021

For over a century, young girls across the U.S. have been selling cookies within their communities, all while learning about leadership and confidence. Known for their signature green vest and sash, decorated...

With the holidays in full swing, The Observer staff song picks are sure to get you into the winter spirit. Featuring from Taylor Swift to Andy Williams, this playlist is full of no-skip songs.

Celebrate the winter season with the Observer staff’s favorite holiday songs

By Charley Hutton, Advertisements and Subscriptions Manager December 16, 2020

Are you getting sick of Fall and ready to dive into the winter spirit? Are you looking for a way to emerge yourself in the holiday season? The Observer staff has selected their favorite holiday songs and...

This page of the WCHS yearbook from last school year displays the

Yearbook team faces challenges with COVID-19 safety concerns

By Charley Hutton, Advertising and Subscriptions Manager November 29, 2020

In 1940, Prime Minister Winston Churchill ordered his constituents to keep pushing forward, so that one day they would be praised for their courage.  “Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties,...

Singer Harry Styles soaks up the sun, wearing nothing but a pair of trousers and a vintage yellow hat, on the Amalfi Coast of Italy. He poses with his eyes closed, standing tall on a rock along the shoreline, during the shooting of the music video for his single

Harry Styles shows artistic abilities in his new music video “Golden”

By Charley Hutton, Advertisements and Subscriptions Manager November 11, 2020

Although 2020 has been a year of near-constant turmoil, an unexpected hero has swooped in to turn it all around. Harry Styles, a singer and songwriter, promises us that “we’ll be alright,” in his...

WCHS Senior, Caitlyn McCabe, poses after completing a 60-minute JABS workout class. She punches the air, holding 3 lb weights, a move that she uses during the JABS classes.

Jabs by Gina creates a close community during its virtual workout classes

By Charley Hutton, Advertisements and Subscriptions Manager October 29, 2020

The internet community has gone through its fair share of fitness trends — whether it be taking cycling classes at Soul Cycle, following along as YouTuber Chloe Ting does a 10-minute ab workout or participating...

WCHS students spend their extend vacation at the beach in late August. Under Gov. Larry Hogan's ruling, all Maryland schools will start after Labor Day, giving students a longer summer break.

MCPS continues to fight to keep summer short and sweet

By Charley Hutton, Advertising and Subscriptions Manager March 3, 2020

In Aug. of 2016, Gov. Larry Hogan issued a mandate requiring school to start after Labor Day, denying the Montgomery County Board of Education the power to give each county the freedom to make their own...

“Two Sentence Horror Stories” spooks watchers

By Charley Hutton, Advertisement and Subscription Manager February 4, 2020

What is the best horror story you can come up with in two sentences? This prompt sparked a Reddit thread in 2013, accumulating over 15,000 comments. Inspired by the thread, Vera Miao created the new-to-Netflix...

Mr. Rosenthal, David Miskin, and Jay Wood pose with an American flag in spirit of USA day.

Homecoming week improvements boost school spirit

By Charley Hutton, Advertising and Subscriptions Manager November 12, 2019

Cowboys are wandering the halls on Wednesday. Captain America is eating in the cafeteria on Friday. The only time of the year that it is socially acceptable to wear pajamas to school has arrived: Homecoming...

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