The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

WCHS senior and boys volleyball player Alexandre Tchokokam blocks the ball from being hit over the net during an intense game of volleyball.

Athlete of the month: Alexandre Tchokokam

By Isabella Ngwana, Online Managing Editor June 6, 2024

While boys volleyball is a sport that piques the interests of a few, it always brings in a very diverse group of players. Those drawn to it know the thrill of being on the court and how it feels to spike...

Tired WCHS Junior Gage Orgel seeks energy to complete his assignments before going to bed.

Bye bye junioritis, hello senior year: Top three ways WCHS juniors can prepare for their senior year this summer

By Isabella Ngwana, Online Managing Editor June 6, 2024

What is Senioritis? Senioritis is a decline in motivation in high school seniors, affecting their grades, relationships and class performance. Throughout the 2024-2025 school year, the symptoms have spread...

At Bulldog Fest, WCHS students can have fun by participating in many activities with their friends and celebrate their Bulldog Pride!

Unleash the fun! BulldogFest barks up WCHS spirit

By Isabella Ngwana, Chief Officer of Yapville April 23, 2024

Attention WCHS students! WCHS will be hosting its first annual BulldogFest to celebrate students’ hard work and perseverance during the school year. The festival will be held at WCHS over three days...

On the social media platform TikTok, user @reesateesa posts her infamous series Who TF Did I Marry? and interactions with fans through tiktok live.

Amidst the countless of lies, truth will always prevail

By Isabella Ngwana, Assistant Online Editor February 26, 2024

Do we know the people that are close to us? Did they play Arena Football or go to San Diego State? On February 14, 2024, an Atlanta woman known on social media as “Reesa Teesa” took to the world on...

WCHS media specialist Paige Pagley and WCHS media assistants Lucya Coil and Nia Muhammad work behind the scenes in the WCHS Media Center.

The unsung heroes of WCHS: the media specialists

By Isabella Ngwana, Assistant Online Editor November 13, 2023

Themed book selections and welcoming decorations are only two of the trademarks of the WCHS media center. Whether WCHS students enter the media center to check out books or do schoolwork, they are always...

On Oct. 6, 2022, WCHS Athlete Rosa Saavedra dribbles ahead of a player from Urbana. The Girls Varsity Team had a successful run during the 2022-2023 school year until  their fall against WWHS.

Athlete of the month: Rosa Saavedra

By Isabella Ngwana, Assistant Online Editor October 18, 2023

When she’s on the field, she’s a dynamic player and an asset to the team; on the sidelines, she cheers for her teammates. WCHS senior Rosa Saavedra, captain of the Girls Varsity Soccer team, is a bright...

Barbie, and a few other movies that WCHS students will be able to see in theater upon their arrival during the Summer of 2023.

Upcoming movies to check out during the summer of 2023

By Isabella Ngwana, Assistant Online Editor June 3, 2023

The summer is a great time to get together with friends. Enjoy the summer breeze and the carefreeness without the pressures of school. It is also a great time to sleep all day and wake up in the afternoon....

The SAS made signs for their protests against the schools English Departments announcement of a required AP Shakesphere class.

“Who is man that is not angry?” says new SAS club

By Isabella Ngwana, Internal Communications Managers June 2, 2023

“Romeo, Where Art Thou Romeo?” is a phrase WCHS students have heard throughout their academic careers. Wiliam Shakespeare has been pushed down the throats of WCHS students, and the students have finally...

WCHS sophomore Blythe Cook enjoys a plate of fried fish with a side of collard greens for the first time as she appericiates soul food at Malias Kitchen located between Mcdonalds and Philly Cheesesteaks.

Local black-owned restaurants slay with soul food

By Isabella Ngwana and Naomi Wright March 30, 2023

Regardless of one's ethnicity or socioeconomic status, if one had their ears plugged into the radio or MTV videos, around that time one of the most popular RnB songs that crossed over to pop culture galvanizing...

On December 1, 2022 Isabella Phelps reads The Queens Gambit from her bookshelf, which is on her list of books to read during break.

Great books to cozy up with during Winter Break

By Isabella Ngwana, Internal Communications Manager December 16, 2022

Bored during the winter break? Stuck on a plane on the way to a foreign destination? No matter what one is doing or where they are going, winter break is the perfect opportunity to read a great book. Treat...

On December 4, 2022 WCHS sophomore Gage Orgel  protested the overcommercialization of Christmas in his bedroom.

The Christmas season brings mixed thoughts for students of different religions

By Isabella Ngwana, Internal Commmunications Manager December 15, 2022

“Jingle bells, jingle all the way. Oh, what fun is it to ride in a one-horse open sleigh!” Whether it’s Mariah Carey singing on the radio or getting Christmas gifts, most students find themselves...

On July 16, 2022, Democracy Summer fellows meet Representatives Jennifer Wexton and Jamie Raskin to discuss the importance of canvassing during a mid-term election.

Students can get politically involved even if they can not vote

By Isabella Ngwana, Internal Communications Manager November 16, 2022

The commercials viewers watch from the comfort of their homes have been filled with political propaganda at every hour. With potential voters hearing why they should or shouldn’t elect a candidate to...

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