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

The school calendar for the 2022-23 school year was mostly normal, but could some shake-ups be coming just next year?

Proposed MCPS calendar for 2023-2024 could shake things up

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor December 17, 2022

The first day of school is something that all students dread. But, could it be coming sooner than ever in the coming years? Possibly. Now that MCPS has recently released the proposed dates for the 2023-24...

Good Kid M.A.A.D City is Kendrick Lamars first major study album and released October 22nd, 2012.

Looking at the past decade: Kendrick Lamar’s albums

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor October 20, 2022

Kendrick Lamar, K.Dot, Oklama, or Kung Fu Kenny is a man of many names and albums. The 14-time Grammy Award winner is one of the most influential figures in the entire music industry. However, Lamar’s...

Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers was released on March 13 as Kendrick Lamars 5th studio album

Kendrick Lemar scores big with the “Big Steppers”

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor June 9, 2022

Kendrick Lamar is widely considered one of the greatest rappers of all time. The kid from Compton has over 70 million certified record sales in the US alone, 14 Grammy awards and three platinum albums...

Kenobi continues the story of Obi-Wan for avid Star-Wars fans

“Kenobi” continues the story of Obi-Wan for avid Star-Wars fans

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor June 6, 2022

More than 15 years after the release of “Revenge of the Sith,” Ewan McGregor is once again reprising his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the new “Obi-Wan Kenobi” series on Disney Plus. The series follows...

On March 29th, the Washington Nationals released their cherry blossom inspired City Connect.

Connecting to the city: pro sports teams unveil new look

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor May 8, 2022

Cherry blossoms are an iconic symbol of the Washington, D.C. metro area, they even have an entire festival dedicated to them. But now, cherry blossoms have a new influence within the city: sports. On March...

Moon Knight is Marvel Studios new six episode mini-series

Another hit to Marvels’ catalog: “Moon Knight”

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor May 6, 2022

“Moon Knight” is Marvel Studios’ latest addition to their ever-growing catalog of Disney+ exclusive series and shows. Starring Oscar Isaac as Marc Spector, and Ethan Hawke as Arthur Harrow, the six...

The return to regular in-person learning during the 2021 school year also coincided with a return of the typical 7 class school day.

Block schedules are more beneficial to students

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor February 17, 2022

Over the past two school years, WCHS has experimented with different versions of the daily school bell schedule. With varying start times, time in between classes, lunch length, class length, and classes...

Throughout this decision making process, the Montgomery County Board of Education has made attempts at increased transparency.

MCPS should remain in person despite rising COVID cases

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor January 28, 2022

The question of a possible return to virtual learning has gripped WCHS since before teachers and students alike departed for winter break. However, without any surprise, WCHS along with a multitude of...

Pumpkin spice products flooded the shelves of stores this fall, once again cementing the trends place in the Fall season.

Taste test: Flavors of fall

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor December 2, 2021

Well, it is that time of the year again. The leaves begin to change to vibrant colors of red, orange and yellow. The sun starts setting earlier and the weather gets colder. And as of recent years, the...

A still from the seventh episode of the series, The Elder showcases the shows unique animation style of cultural blends.

“Star Wars: Visions” is a twist on a galaxy far, far away…

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor October 26, 2021

Star Wars is one of the most iconic franchises in all of pop culture history with its distinct styles of storytelling and world-building. With three trilogies, two stand-alone movies, a near-endless number...

Online schooling was not perfect and had its shortcomings, however it proved to be a viable option.

Three different school formats all have their pros and cons

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor June 3, 2021

The past year and a half has been extremely turbulent, filled with uncertainty in all walks of life, especially in schooling due to COVID-19. Students have gone through three or four different versions...

Apps like Spotify, Apple Podcast, and Google Podcast have made it easier then ever to find and enjoy podcasts.

Podcasts gain popularity and WCHS students cash in

By Liam Klein, Assistant Online Editor April 26, 2021

Podcasts have seen a massive boom in popularity over the past few years. As podcasts like the “Joe Rogan Experience,” “Reply All,” “Crime Junkie”, “the Ben Shapiro Show” and “The Daily...

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