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The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

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...

Releasing on 2/22/22 DONDA 2 marks Kanye Wests 10th major studio album

DONDA 2’s awaited release continues West’s success

By Liam Klein, Opinions Editor March 13, 2022

Kanye West or as of October 2021, simply Ye, is one of the most polarizing figures of modern culture. His massive impact can be felt in fields such as the fashion industry, music and even high school basketball....

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...

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...

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