The Observer

U-Nite: A night to remember

Sophomore students ignite candles and friendships at U-Nite 2016.

By Maya Rosenberg, Opinions Editor

April 25, 2016

The sophomore class held U-nite, an event meant to unify the CHS community after the passing of Alex Baumann and Maya Castillo in Hadley’s Park April 24. U-nite was held on a perfect evening, with clear skies and a beautiful sunset matching the peaceful and content mood of those in attendance. ...

CHS Students Go on French Exchange Program

CHS Students Go on French Exchange Program

By Maya Rosenberg, Public Relations and Social Media Editor

March 23, 2016

From March 11-20, 17 CHS students visited France through a French exchange program. They spent time with students from Lycée Célonie (Célonie High School) in Aix-en-Provence, France. CHS students were hosted by the same French students who stayed with them November 2015. “My favorite part of the experienc...

Going to Washington is a Capital Opportunity

U.S. History and art students got the opportunity to go to the White House Feb. 24 to hear Michelle Obama give a speech about overcoming adversity. The field trip also allowed the students to explore D.C.

By Maya Rosenberg, Social Media Editor

March 22, 2016

CHS is a mere 30-minute drive from the center of the free world, the capital of our country, the District of Columbia. According to Destination D.C., a part of Washington D.C.’s official website that monitors the rate of tourism, D.C. welcomed a total of 20.2 million visitors in 2014, setting a...

Student Art Spotlight:Ethan Miller

Sophomore Ethan Miller was nominated for the Helen Hayes Award for his work in The Turn of the Screw. He has been acting since he was 6 years old and has performed in many professional theater productions.

By Maya Rosenberg, Social Media & PR Editor

February 25, 2016

It’s not every day that a professional actor is nominated for the prestigious Helen Hayes Award, and it certainly is not every day that a high school sophomore is recognized for this award. Sophomore Ethan Miller has had his talent validated with his nomination for the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding...

Sports Commentary Should Not Just Be a Boys’ Club

Sports Commentary Should Not Just Be a Boys’ Club

By Maya Rosenberg, Public Relations Editor

October 29, 2015

Softball player and two time Olympic medalist Jessica Mendoza made sports journalism history Oct. 6 as she was the first woman to join national coverage of a Major League Baseball (MLB) post-season game. She also made headlines this year for being the first woman to join a national broadcast for regular...

Ed Sheeran ignites crowd at Verizon Center

Ed Sheeran performs at the Verizon Center.

By Maya Rosenberg, Social Media Editor

September 25, 2015

Eighteen thousand people filled the Verizon Center Sept. 22 to watch flame haired singer – songwriter Ed Sheeran perform the first of his two shows in DC. Christina Perri, the opening act, warmed up the crowd with her well known love ballad, “A Thousand Years”. The entire arena lit up from the...

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