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

Student cars parked on Victory Lane on April 19. Victory Lane is a popular street for students to park on due to its proximity to WCHS.

Administration driven crazy by student parking violators

By Caroline Harless, Observations Editor May 15, 2023

To the majority of 16-year-olds, getting their driver’s license is one of the most pivotal moments of their teenage careers. With a driver’s license comes new freedom, more responsibility and something...

The car of a WCHS student is parked legally in front of power lines. The power line field is a trek for students from school.

Regency neighborhood permits should be available for WCHS parking

By Jack Gans, Social Media Manager October 15, 2022

Parking has been an issue for many years at WCHS, especially when winter comes around. Although a lack of spots is certainly an issue, the winter becomes a factor when students are parked so far away from...

The WCHS parking lot on a school day. Previously, 90 students had permanent spots in the lot, but now those spots are first-come, first-serve.

May the odds be ever in your favor for school parking

By Jeremy Fredricks and Jasper Bernstein April 7, 2022

If you think hockey defending its state championship or basketball making another deep playoff run will headline the 2022-23 winter sports season, think again. With overwhelming support and funding, WCHS...

WCHS junior Nishu Shahs car sits in her parking spot. She parks in a driveway which she had to pay for, for the 2021-22 school year.

Limited parking results in unlimited problems

By Michael Demske, Assistant News Editor October 26, 2021

Once an afterthought, parking at WCHS is now a premium. Over the past couple of years, WCHS has seen a boom in students with licenses and cars. With the number of students with licenses increasing, so...

Traffic at WCHS during pickup and drop off is intensified by the amount of buses in the parking lot.

WCHS drivers stressed by parking dilemma

By Austin Vinner, Photo Manager October 17, 2019

With hundreds of cars, many of which being driven by inexperienced student drivers, the WCHS parking lot can be a dangerous place. The fewer car accidents are thanks to the security and police officers...

A new WCHS Instagram account jokes about poor parking done by students at parking lots and on streets around the school.

Instagram account mocks poor WCHS parking jobs

By Emma Chen, Assistant Observaions Editor November 21, 2018

“Just back up to the car behind you. You can do it. I believe in you,” reads the caption the Instagram account @churchillshi**yparkers posted Sept. 24, for the first time. Pictured were two examples...

Junior Camie Kias car parked on Gainsborough Road. She now parks there during the school day since she received a permit.

CHS should not prioritize senior parking spots

By Julia Lescht, Online Opinions Editor October 4, 2017

Every teenager knows, or at least envies, that, victorious tangible symbol of entering adulthood—a driver’s license. Nothing seems better than to finally drive to and from school by your own will....

Juniors, Know Your Place: Tuckerman Ln.

Juniors, Know Your Place: Tuckerman Ln.

By Michael Fox and Jonathan Greenzaid December 23, 2015

A letter to the juniors who think it is permissible to park on Gainsborough Road and Victory Lane: Fewer than 100 seniors were provided with parking spots in the senior lot for the 2015-16 school year....

Parking for extracurriculars shouldnt be revoked

Parking for extracurriculars shouldn’t be revoked

By Jasmine Baten, Opinions Editor June 1, 2015

Roll a six and land on free parking no more—parking at CHS for students involved in athletics, SGA, newspaper, yearbook and other school-related extracurriculars just got a little harder. A new policy...

Senior parking lot badly in need of direction

By Ben Fox, Sports Editor October 30, 2013

My morning routine can be narrowed down to a few daily constants: eggs and toast for breakfast, hitting every possible red light on Falls Road and waiting over 15 minutes each day simply to get in the...

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