The Observer

Students actively volunteer at the Potomac Community Center

Students actively volunteer at the Potomac Community Center

By David Malament, Productions Manager

June 4, 2019

In September 2018, the Potomac Community Center director, Peter Selikowitz, had the idea to start a student advisory board to brainstorm new events and activities for the PCC. “A lot of attendance at the PCC is students, it’s important to hear the ideas of the students in order to make the PCC t...

Stage crew dedicates hard work to school productions

Stage crew dedicates hard work to school productions

By David Malament, Promotions Manager

December 21, 2018

School plays, they’re full of hard work, dedication, music and performances put on by students who have a passion for theatre. It requires countless hours of memorizing lines and practicing. But what do people say about the stage crew? Stage crew has to stay after school really late, to the point wh...

Athlete of the Month: November 2018

Athlete of the Month: November 2018

By David Malament, Promotions Manager

November 21, 2018

Senior Jane Olcott led the varsity girls soccer team to a 10-4 record and to a MPSSAA sectional final by remaining focused and ready to tackle any challenges during the season. Olcott is the girls varsity soccer team captain and has already committed to Villanova University. Olcott started playing...

WCHS Poms serve coffee to spirited teachers

WCHS Poms serve coffee to spirited teachers

By David Malament, Promotions Manager

October 18, 2018

On Friday Sept. 28, the CHS Poms team served free coffee to any teacher who showed their school spirit in the second floor teacher’s lounge. The coffee was available to any faculty member wearing blue, green, white or a CHS shirt. The coffee was from Dunkin’ Donuts, and the money to sponsor t...

Rich the Kid releases promising new album “The World is Yours”

Rich the Kid releases promising new album “The World is Yours”

By David Malament, Promotions Manager

May 10, 2018

Rich the Kid, XXL 2018 Freshman, platinum artist, and only 25. The Atlanta, GA native, Dimitri Leslie Roger better known as Rich the Kid released his first album, The World is Yours on March 30th.   Rich the Kid’s album had a couple songs on the billboard top 100. Popular songs on the a...

Poms places 2nd in county

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

February 28, 2013

Congratulations to the poms team for earning second place overall and first place in choreography at the Northwest Poms Invitational Jan. 5, and for coming in sixth place at the Montgomery County Division I competition Feb. 2.

Robotics reaches finals

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

February 27, 2013

Congratulations to the Zero Robotics team for being finalists in the Zero Robotics competition. The team competed against nine other teams and ran its computer program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Jan. 11.

Students’ work honored

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

February 27, 2013

Congratulations to the following students who were recognized by the 2013 Scholastic Writing Awards. Darien Aubinoe: Honorable Mention Emily Birnbaum: two Honorable Mentions, three Silver Keys and one Gold Key Jessica Lee: Honorable Mention Chaitanya Singh: Honorable Mention, DC Teen Voices Award ...

Seniors receive award for top PSAT scores

Seniors receive award for top PSAT scores

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

January 2, 2013

Congratulations to seniors Joshuah Bohman and Austen Ivey for being awarded with the Outstanding Participants in the National Achievement scholarship. They are among 3,100 honored students who scored in the top three percent of more than 160,000 Black American students in the 2011 Preliminary SAT/Nat...

Students compete in UMD math competition

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

January 2, 2013

Congratulations to the following students who participated in Part II of the University of Maryland Math Competition Nov. 28. Only 252 students qualified of 2,663 total participants statewide. Leo Blooston Aditya Dash Allen Guo Bryan Ho Michael Jurrens Yousuf Khan Colin Kincaid Alex Li Daniel Liu N...

Junior wins award for anti-bullying video

Junior wins award for anti-bullying video

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

January 2, 2013

Congratulations to junior Danny Welch, who won second place and a $500 cash prize in the national "Energize Students’ Anti-Bullying" video contest. Welch began creating mini-films recreationally in eighth grade and has since developed a passion for filmmaking. "It was a lot of fun making the vide...

CHS athletes commit

CHS athletes commit

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

November 30, 2012

Congratulations to senior Spencer Liang for committing to play tennis at Harvard University next year. Liang has been playing tennis since she was 8, and her highest national ranking is second place. Congratulations to Liang on becoming a Crimson. Congratulations to senior Austin Cole for committing to swim for the Universi...

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