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The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

Kaki Hubeny and Julia Aksentijevich pose in front of an inflatable leprechaun for their Saint Patrick’s Day celebration last year.

The story behind the green: what is Saint Patrick’s day?

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor March 15, 2023

The luckiest day of the year. The Chicago River is a vibrant shade of green. The streets are filled with parades. And, leprechauns are ready to pinch. It is Saint Patrick’s Day! However, besides the...

Fans follow Maggie Rose

By Hannah Yasharoff, Staff Writer May 28, 2014

“Looking back now, I probably should’ve let him run” is the opening line to country singer, Potomac native and Georgetown Visitation alumna Maggie Rose’s new hit single “Looking Back Now,”...

CHS alumna Kelen Coleman catches up with Observer

CHS alumna Kelen Coleman catches up with ‘Observer’

By Ana Faguy, Production Editor May 28, 2014

This past week, the Observer sat down with actress and ‘03 alumna Kelen Coleman, who has starred in shows such as Men at Work, The Mindy Project and The Newsroom.   Q: Were you born and raised in...

Teen novel is worth a read

Teen novel is worth a read

By Danielle Kiefer, Arts Editor May 28, 2014

Teenage romance is the backbone of countless young adult books. It is seemingly nothing new. However, Rainbow Rowell's novel about young love Eleanor & Park is anything but ordinary. Set in 1986,...

Release of Divergent movie thrills avid fans

Release of ‘Divergent’ movie thrills avid fans

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor May 28, 2014

Devotees of Katniss Everdeen and her Hunger Games crew will fall in love with the similar dystopian Divergent trilogy.  It features love, action, friendship and secrecy–what more could a teenage girl...

What’s Trending This Month

By Ross Tanenbaum, Production Editor May 28, 2014

Happy Pharell Williams’ hit new song, Happy, which is currently the number one single on iTunes, has been taking over the airwaves. Besides constantly being played on the radio, it was also nominated...

Fields remain wet after February snow storms

By By: Thomas Geenan March 23, 2010

As the last of the 20-plus inches of snow melt away, the CHS fields are still saturated and muddy, but this will not cause any setbacks in the spring sports schedule, which starts before spring break....

Following the Olympics, curling sweeps the nation

By By: David Wilson- Sports Editor March 23, 2010

During the Winter Olympics only one sport made heads turn every time the scrape of the ice was heard. That sport that I am talking about, of course, is curling. Curling: the art of competitive ice sweeping....

Boys Volleyball aims to earn spot in playoffs

By By: Donald Kim- Staff Writer March 23, 2010

Despite last year’s failure to make the playoffs, the boys volleyball team aims for a spot in the playoffs as team chemistry has become stronger after a rebuilding season. The team returns eight players,...

Coed Volleyball hopes to improve upon last season

By By: Ian Plotnick- Staff Writer March 23, 2010

The coed volleyball team hopes to improve on last year’s 9-3 mark entering its first game March 23 against Whitman. According to head coach Michael Endler the team must focus on three things in order...

Improved pitching, new coach key for CHS

By By: David Wilson-Sports Editor March 23, 2010

The baseball team will open up its season March 22 against Sherwood. While many of the players remain from last year’s team that upset archrival Wootton in the first round of the playoffs, two notable...

Young tennis team looks to repeat championship

After ending last year’s season on a high note, the underclassmen-heavy boys tennis team hopes to repeat as county and state doubles champions. The team consists of 10 new players as former key players...

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