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

Internships, jobs and volunteering fill up students summer and after-school hours very quickly. However, some WCHS students still struggle with finding one of these opportunities. WCHS has many resources to offer on any one of these paths and the possible future benefits they can offer.

Summer of Service: Finding opportunities in summer Jobs and internships

By Dehab Deglel, Assistant Features Editor May 16, 2024

Trying to find a summer job or internship can be a tedious process, but WCHS students should not be intimidated by it. There are plenty of opportunities available for high school students during the school...

From social media advertisements to word of mouth, finding a job can be a simple and straightforward process. The experience can improve one’s maturity and communication skills, in order to gain comfortability in future work environments.

Jobs give high school students more than just an income

By Julia Levi, Assistant Observations Editor March 26, 2023

There is no doubt that students at WCHS remain busy both in and out of school. However, what can truly distinguish one student from another is how they spend their time after school. From playing on sports...

Prior to working at WCHS as an attendance secretary, Patrice Thomas worked in various other fields.

WCHS staff members reminisce about past jobs

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor January 11, 2022

WCHS staff members. Students know them as people who work in the office, help at the bus circle, and keep students safe. Now, they spend their time supporting students and are part of teaching the future...

Zoom has quickly become one of the most common mediums of online interaction. Colleges are beginning to utilize Zoom for online tours, information sessions, and now online interviews.

Online interviews are less effective than in-person ones

By Andrew Chan, Editor-in-Chief November 11, 2020

With COVID-19 altering the way the world runs, nearly everything around us has changed. Whether it is getting lunch with friends or taking a unit test over Zoom, major aspects of our lives are drastically...

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...

Cabin John Mall is among the many places where students at WCHS look for jobs. One of the places that has been popular recently is Playa Bowls which employs mostly highschool students.

High school students kill time with summer jobs

By Austin Vinner, Photo Editor March 7, 2020

High school can be a time to explore and learn new things, where teens are granted the freedom to decide what interests them. That is why so many high schoolers look to get jobs either during the school...

One of Sarah Genns responsibilies as a retail workers at My Best Friends Closet is to model the clothing for Instagram. This was a post from Nov. 3 promotting some of the stores newest winter styles.

Creative and great ways to make money as a teenager

By Ava Freeman, Features Editor January 3, 2020

Making money as a teen seems like a difficult task. Often, companies prefer to hire adults with years of experience or someone with at least a high school degree. However, this does not have to be the...

Engineering, math most promising fields

By By Lara Fu, Advertising Manager February 21, 2012

Senior Nik Ramirez plans to major in either photography or stage design in college. Both majors fall under the general category of arts, which according to a recent Georgetown University study has an unemployment...

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