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Jacket: $60, banquet $20, team acceptance: priceless?

Jacket: $60, banquet $20, team acceptance: priceless?

By Fiona Asbury, Advertising Manager November 26, 2013

The list is up. You move your trembling finger down the alphabetically ordered names until, finally, it reaches your own. Congratulations! You are a member of a 2013-2014 CHS varsity athletic team. If...

Fall Out Boy returns to music with new single, sound

Fall Out Boy returns to music with new single, sound

By Lauren Price, Online Arts Editor February 28, 2013

"This isn’t a reunion because we never broke up." This sentence is part of the short message that graced the front of FallOutBoyRock.com Feb. 4 after the band announced the end of its four-year hiatus....

The ‘Observer’ brings you the best holiday songs

By Lauren Price, Online Arts Editor December 27, 2012

What is a holiday season without Christmas music? Of course listeners have the classic songs, but every year contemporary bands also put out music just for the holidays. The Observer brings you a list...

Teen entrepreneur’s clothing line taking off

Teen entrepreneur’s clothing line taking off

By Lauren Price, Online Arts Editor November 29, 2012

Independent clothing lines offer a breath of relief from the cheap, threadbare shirts found at mainstream outlets such as Forever 21. These lines, though marginally more expensive, often have stylish designs...

The Wallflowers' newest album is impressive, despite seven year hiatus

The Wallflowers’ newest album is impressive, despite seven year hiatus

By Lauren Price, Online Arts Editor October 24, 2012

It is not uncommon for a band to release album after album, all with the same general style or sound. However, this becomes an impressive feat when a band can do that after a prolonged hiatus.  The Wallflowers...

A review of this summer's hottest hits

A review of this summer’s hottest hits

By Lauren Price, Online Arts Editor September 24, 2012

Summer and music have always gone hand in hand. Whether it be listening to music during free time, or rocking out at a party, tunes are an important part of this season. Here is a short list of the most...

Ultimate Frisbee is state runner-up in second season

Ultimate Frisbee is state runner-up in second season

By Lauren Price, Online Arts Editor May 30, 2012

It may be just a club sport, but this year’s Ultimate Frisbee team, the Discos, is a force to be reckoned with. The team finished its season with a 7-2 record, coming in second place in the state championship,...

AP test scoring changes, Md. to waive future fees

By By Becky Price, Arts Editor September 30, 2010

Every year, ambitious high school students enroll in numerous Advanced Placement (AP) courses with hopes of gaining college credit by passing the exam. Starting this year, however, the highly coveted...

Budget cuts threaten preteens’ fun

Two hours of sweat, shrieks and infinite possibilities. Every school year, local kids and preteens anxiously anticipate a spot in the Potomac Community Center’s (PCC) legendary Club Friday program. However,...

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