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Five foods to help you survive exam week

By Katie Gauch and Sammi Silber

May 30, 2014

Final exam week is quickly approaching, becoming the only obstacle we have to overcome before our stress-free, sun-filled summer vacation.  Drop the textbooks, because the one thing that will get us through these strenuous exams is food. There is no better feeling than finishing an exam and coming...

Mouth-watering Instagram account goes viral

Mouth-watering Instagram account goes viral

By Katie Gauch and Jordan Janis

May 30, 2014

A golden-brown waffle: crispy on the outside, fluffy and white on the inside.  Hot chocolate sauce filling each crater and drizzled across the plate.  Four ice cream scoops: two creamy French vanilla and two rich chocolate circling the breakfast dessert.  Whose mouth wouldn’t water? As CHS students...

Chipotle comes to Village

By Madison Hurr, Arts Editor

May 30, 2014

Ask teenagers what their favorite chain restaurant is, and they’re bound to answer “Chipotle.” The perfect complement to the Starbucks Coffee next door, Chipotle Mexican Grill is replacing Chicken Out Rotisserie in Potomac Village this summer. It’s every food-lover’s dream come true. Founded...

What’s Trending This Month

By Nathan Deychman, Production Editor

May 29, 2014

X-Men: Days of Future Past Marvel’s upcoming film portraying some of their most popular and powerful heroes and villains is one of the most anticipated films of all time. Set to be released May 23, the film has gained a lot of attention due to the success of the previous X-Men movies. Hugh Jackman ...

Upcoming movies project action-packed summer

By Ross Tanenbaum, Production Editor

May 29, 2014

Summer time is the time of year when some of the most anticipated movies are released. These movies tend to be the highest-grossing movies, as a lot of them are sequels, reboots or movies based off books. With summer being the best time to catch new movies on the big screen, the Observer is here w...

Ninja surfaces as new source of entertainment

By By Alec Fanaroff- Online Opinions Editor and Tony Raffa-staff writer

June 3, 2010

Forty people are huddled around 10 standing kids in a circle during lunch – Is it a fight? Perhaps a rap battle? No. It’s an epic Ninja showdown. Ninja is a game involving speed, strategy and reflexes that many kids now play during lunch. “Any game that involves posing like a Ninja is amazing,”...

Hackey sack dominates lunchtime activities

By By Allison Srour- contest manager

June 3, 2010

Almost every sunny day at lunch, a group of CHS students gather outside in a big circle, kicking and hitting a small decorated bean bag around.  What used to be a popular game years ago has seemingly made a comeback and become a new way to entertain teenagers.  Hacky sack, the trademarked name for...

Easy regular season wins do not translate to playoffs

By By Donald Kim-Staff writer

June 3, 2010

After reaching the playoffs, the boys volleyball team fell 0-3 to Wootton May 5 in the first playoff game. Prior to the game against Wootton, the Bulldogs shifted into  high momentum as they easily defeated Walter Johnson April 30, 3-0. Even with the loss in the playoffs, the team felt content about...

Coed Volleyball’s weak finish hurt playoff run

By By Danny Weiss- staff writer

June 3, 2010

The coed volleyball team ended its season with a 7-5 record after an unfortunate lost in the first playoff game April 28 to Blair, 0-3.  “We didn’t finish our strongest, but it was fun and everyone improved,” freshman Adrianna Lee said. CHS beat Blair the week before during a regular season...

Baseball reaches regional semifinals in strong turn around season, but loses to Sherwood

By By Joe Haynes-Sports Editor

June 3, 2010

The baseball team’s strong season came to a halt when it fell to Sherwood May 19 in the regional semifinals of the playoffs. The team fell behind early to the Warriors and could not recover. The 18-7 loss snapped the Bulldogs’ eight-game winning streak dating back to April 24. The reason the...

Boys lacrosse season comes to dissapointed end in regional semifinal game against rival Wootton

By By Amna Farooqi- News editor

June 3, 2010

The boys lacrosse team ended its season with a devastating 19-7 loss to Wootton May 17 in the regional semifinals. During the regular season, the boys had a strong 10-3 record including wins against Paint Branch, 16-5, May 7, and Seneca Valley, 13-5, May 10. The victory over the Paint Branch Panthers...

Tea Party movement sweeps nation, hits home

By By Emily Hall, Chief Production Manager

June 2, 2010

“I’m striving for a country where a single-income family stands a chance,” one post said. “I’m going to school and holding strong to my conservative ideas,” said another. These comments do not come from a Republican Party website, nor do they have any relation to the Democratic Party....

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