The Observer

Players choose between Academy and school teams

Players choose between Academy and school teams

By Julie Kracov and Stacy Stein

April 30, 2012

The Academy, a boys soccer league with the goal of developing U.S. national team players, has changed its schedule to 10  months as opposed to a six to eight month schedule. This change prohibits players who play for the Academy, which is affiliated with D.C. United, from playing for their high school...

It’s Academic victorious in competition, seeks coach

It’s Academic victorious in competition, seeks coach

By By Julie Kracov, Online Arts Editor

December 21, 2011

 The CHS It’s Academic team started off the year with a 200-point win over McLean HS and Osbourn Park HS Nov. 12 and another win over Blair, Bullis and Richard Montgomery Dec. 8.  The team is comprised of 11 members and is divided into two sub-teams, the A team and the B team with four students...

New policy changes for students across the county

By By: Julie Kracov, Online Arts Editor and Stacey Stein, Online Breaking News Editor

September 8, 2011

MCPS implemented new cell phone and attendance policies that allow students more flexibility in using their phones while the attendance policy creates stricter guidelines to ensure that all students attend class. The new cell phone policy allows students to use phones before and after school and during...

Ride On cuts hinder student independence

By By Julie Kracov, Business Manager

September 30, 2010

After the Kids Ride Free program for all Metro and Ride On buses was suspended June 27 due to the budget deficit in Montgomery County, students are now forced to pay for the bus or find new transportation. The program had become popular among students because they no longer needed their parents for r...

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