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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...

As quarentine set in video call services have filled in as a replacment for most in person interactions.

Do cameras on have an effect on the learning environment?

By Liam Klein, Online Editor April 7, 2021

Cameras play an integral role in our everyday lives. From security cameras to movie cameras, to the digital cameras in every smartphone, cameras are responsible for a lot. But with online schools becoming...

The number of travelers that went through TSA checkpoints went from well over 2 million per week pre-pandemic, to just over 500,000 per week. This was due to many canceling their travel plans because of COVID-19 concerns.

Top ten events to look forward to in 2021

By Liam Klein, Assistant Online Editor February 17, 2021

By all measures, 2020 was a pretty horrendous year. From COVID-19, to mass hoarding, to Murder hornets to a global shutdown that left the world in standstill . With all that in mind, 2021 is shaping up...

The Crown, Emma, Money Heist and Umbrella Academy are four popular shows and movies that were released in 2020.

End the year with the Observer Staff’s favorite movie and television shows

By Liam Klein, Assistant Online Editor December 23, 2020

2020 has been an odd year for cinema and TV; many major movies that were slated for release in 2020, such as “A Quiet Place II,” “Black Widow,” “F9” and “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” have...

MCPSs new health metric matrix helps sent baselines for the possibility of the return to in-person learning

MCPS teachers torn on returning to in person learning

By Liam Klein, Assistant Online Editor December 10, 2020

Montgomery County Public Schools recently released the list of requirements that must be met before in-person learning can resume. All of this comes as we slowly inch closer to the date of February 1st...

The camera crew of Cowboy Bebop busy  filming while wearing their PPE.

Movie and TV sets adapt to find ways to continue filming during COVID-19

By Jessica Klein, Assistant Arts Editor November 30, 2020

2020’s movie line up was supposed to be quite impressive: “No Time to Die,” “In the Heights,” “Wonder Woman 1984” and “A Quiet Place Part II” were all scheduled to come to theaters, but...

These new teachers joined the WCHS staff department this fall.

New teachers arrive at WCHS for 2020-2021 school year

By Liam Klein, Assistant Online Editor October 28, 2020

Since schools closed due to COVID-19, there have been many new teachers in the WCHS community. In total, 28 new staff members are new to WCHS; 23 of them are teachers. Due to remote learning, it has been...

Birds of Prey opened in theaters on February 7th. Starring Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, the film explores female superheroes.

“Birds of Prey” flocks to the top

By Liam Klein, Staff Writer March 12, 2020

What comes to mind when you hear the word “Superhero,” probably a six-foot-tall cut white guy, and not Margot Robbie. Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) or its new...

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