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 students navigate the new hallways as they walk down the lanes and follow the traffic light system.

AP comparative accent: turning speech into spaghetti

By Leah Kreisler, Sports Editor April 23, 2024

What separates the east coast from the midwest? Besides the geographic location, the difference in weather or the political climate, it is the way people pronounce words such as “crayon”, “caramel”...

The parking lots have turned to mayhem as anyone at WCHS is able to park wherever causing major traffic jams.

WCHS revs up open parkig as the lot becomes a free-for-all

By Cailey Harrington, Stars in Every Observer Commercial April 23, 2024

On Tuesday March 12, 2024, WCHS announced that a new open parking policy would be enacted starting on April 1, 2024. This new parking policy makes parking available for everybody, including students and...

WCHS Junior Claire Moylan Starring madly in love with her new friend

Pet rock rocks campus

By Nataly Behnia, Shop-a-holic April 23, 2024

A pet is commonly defined as “a domestic or tamed animal kept for companionship or pleasure,”but not all pets have to be animals. Former WCHS Observer Online EIC Rachel Mattison has proved just that....

WCHS senior Julia Levi is used as a test subject for the implanted trackers. An electric shock was sent through her body after she had been in the hallway for over fifteen minutes.

Don’t pee your pants!

By Clara Young, Suspiciously Way Too Nice April 23, 2024

On March 24, 2024, the MCPS Board of Education (BOE) passed a bill that trades bathroom passes for trackers. This is the first step in the BOE’s four-step plan, “Implementation of a Fulfilling Future...

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...

WCHS Blast members practice choreography and vocals in preparation for the outdoor shows this April. Formations for the numbers are based around the animal features.

The stage roars to life as Blast goes beast-mode

By Ananya Pandit, Part-time Editor, Full-time Traveler April 23, 2024

With elaborate stage design, captivating vocals and thoroughly planned costumes, Blast is a revered WCHS tradition that attracts thousands of attendees every year. The Blast performances are centered around...

After being swept in a hall swee, WCHS senior Kalena Yee sweeps the hall as a penalty for tardiness.

Hallway policy ‘sweeps’ students off their feet

By Julia Levi, Submits all articles 2 weeks late April 11, 2024

After six long months, WCHS administration is finally at its wits end of dealing with a schoolwide attendance crisis. Recent increases in tardiness and absences have been occurring across all grades—not...

WCHS senior Sneha David is stopped in her attempt to leave school during lunch. The recent changes to WCHS lunch rules have prohibited seniors like David from going off campus during lunch.

Senior lunch crunch: Underclassmen free while seniors stay in

By Claire Moylan, Number One Swiftie April 11, 2024

For most WCHS students, lunch is the most important part of the day. The break from the rigorous classes is a necessity for WCHS students’ mental health and for getting through the day. For many, leaving...

The TrashBot can be seen roaming around the WCHS halls during lunch surrounded by piles of trash left by students.

Robot clean-up crew rolls out, students trash old habits

By Amari Suissa, Paid to be Dehab's friend April 11, 2024

Walking through the hallways after lunch at WCHS is a hazard. Food wrappers, lunch trays and even food scraps are left strewn around the halls where students sit during lunch. To combat this, WCHS is introducing...

This is a sine abt grammer in the skool and it needz too bee gud and stuf.

grammer rlly needs 2 be fixed @ skool

By Nate Levine, Record Observer Award Winner April 11, 2024

We rilly need to fix the grammer in this skool cuz students are to used to there fones. Students are always yousing auto currect too fix they’re work and that is not good becuz it is harmfull to the...

Observer Editor-in-Chief (EIC) Ha-Yeon Jeon bitterly sobs over having to unfairly share the blame for the many controversies her co-EIC Jeremy Chung caused.

Paws for Thoughts: Our sincere apology

By Jeremy Chung, Women's Rights Activist April 11, 2024

Dear Loyal Readers, In your typical Paws for Thoughts fashion, Ha-Yeon (ew, again) and I would be ranting about the latest thing on our minds, whether it be mental health days, Potomac parents, or why...

The High School Bachelor: Prom Edition starring Jake Fetcher will air every Wednesday on Bulldog TV during advisory starting April 10.

Welcome the new bachelor in town, Jake Fetcher the Bulldog

By Kalena Yee, Always Sick April 11, 2024

Fed up with the same old awkward dates filled with forced conversations and plastered smiles? Have you ever dreamed of dancing the night away at prom with the perfect date and making unforgettable memories,...

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