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 gathered outside in the cold  weather on January 23, 2023 to listen to executive board members of the WCHS Jewish Student Union, Oriya Appel and Leah Kreisler, speak about the battle against antisemitism.

JSU walks out against antisemtism

By Cecilia Bernstein, Photo Manager February 1, 2023

As antisemitism and hate crimes continue to spread like wildfire around the country, some WCHS students have made it their goal to fight these actions. The Jewish Student Union (JSU) at WCHS held a walkout...

Students crowd the WCHS cafeteria on the morning of September 29, 2022 to buy and eat breakfast.

Limited lunch options leave students hungry for more

By Clara Young, Assistant News Editor October 20, 2022

Walk into the cafeteria and take in the sight: lines of restless students, underfilled trays of pre-packaged food and utensils littering the floor. This scene is an exact replica of last year, except now,...

Mr. Fishman, the Anatomy and Physiology teacher at WCHS, uses his human skeleton model to assist his students with a visual representation to relate to their learning.

Teacher of the Month: James Fishman

By Diya Kachoria, Photo Manager October 20, 2022

With both an immense amount of knowledge in the subject and prior experiences that pair perfectly with the course, Mr. James Fishman has a lot to offer as the Anatomy and Physiology teacher at WCHS. Along...

As a part of Mental Health Awareness Week, students drew positie messages in the bus loop on Oct. 11 during lunch. These activities are another one of WCHSs efforts to push for better student wellness.

MCPS strives to bridge mental health resources with students

By Caroline Harless, Observations Editor October 20, 2022

For most students, high school leads to a lot of stress. Between class assignments, homework, extracurricular activities and more, it can be difficult for students to stay afloat. This added stress worsens...

The class of 2024 executive board works on the homecoming mural of Pac-Man in the math hallway.

Homecoming murals bring WCHS students together

By Sneha David, Assitant Online Editor October 4, 2022

As October approaches, the number one thing on many WCHS student’s minds is homecoming. But before homecoming can take place, there is so much planning to be done. One of the tasks being decorations....

Mr.Sanz has implemented the Frantic Friday program to help his orchestra students de-stress. On Fridays, students have the chance to study for classes, catch up on homework or even take a nap.

Relax into the weekend thanks to Frantic Fridays

By Aliki Dimitoglou, Advertising & Subscriptions Manager January 30, 2020

School and the workload can be overbearing to students and with the added weight of sports and other extracurriculars, it can be easy for students to feel like they are drowning in a swirling sea of tests,...

WCHS President Jay Wood preparing to speak for his SMOB announcement video in the halls of WCHS.

This year, the SMOB election comes to WCHS

By Andrew Chan, Sports Editor January 30, 2020

The SMOB is the Student Member on the Board of Education in Montgomery County, and he or she has a vote on many crucial issues in the county. The last time Montgomery County has had a SMOB from WCHS was...

Tardiness task force called to combat attendance issues

By Jordyn Green, Online Editor-in-Chief January 30, 2020

The morning bell rings for WCHS AT 7:45 AM. Instruction begins, and students are expected to be in class. However, this is exactly the contrary. Students arrive 10, 20 even 30 minutes late, flocking the...

Catherine Trouteaud, the teacher of the month for the January publication.

TOTM: Catherine Trouteaud

By Nur Yavuz, Assistant Observations Editor January 30, 2020

Optimistic, kind, caring and so much more. Honors and AP Physics 1 and JV girls softball coach Catherine Trouteaud has brought light and smiles to the faces at WCHS through her love of teaching. Trouteaud...


Junior Jet Raaj wears a sweatshirt and shorts during the freezing months of Decmeber in order to not overheat during the school day.

Winter heat wave at WCHS

By Ally Salzberg, Assistant Online Editor January 3, 2020

The ever changing weather has taken everyone by surprise, including the air conditioning units throughout the school. On the coldest of days, all students want in the morning is to be warmed up as they...

Juniors Brian Hung and Grace Merola rock the pink-out sweatshirts during world history class. The pink-out sweatshirts were worn by many 
WCHS students.

Pink-out unites WCHS community together

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor November 20, 2019

Royal blue. Kelly green. WCHS students proudly rock our colors—and it turns out that we can definitely rock pink, too. WCHS’s school-wide Pink-Out Day was last Friday, Oct. 25. The amount of support...

Senior Natalie Hwang performs The Man That I Love

Annual Jazz Coffeehouse

By Eugenia Cardinale, Observations Editor December 22, 2015

The CHS Jazz Ensemble held its annual winter coffeehouse Dec. 11. The band room was transformed, with lights strung all over the room and winter related decorations such as snowflakes hung from the...

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