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

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...

Deli poses with the 2 books she got in the mail. A book lover who owns over a hundred books, she was super excited to receive and read books she does not own yet.

“Feelin My Shelf” gives English teachers a way to stay connected during the pandemic

By Emily Zhang, Features Editor February 8, 2021

14 English teachers; a myriad of books- the “Feelin My Shelf” book exchange brought the English department closer despite not being able to physically see each other. Jennifer Miller, the WCHS English...

Senior Mary Hinton (left) and Junior Trevor Gardemal (right) join EHS student board member Jonathan Silverman (middle) to discuss Ray Bradburys short There Will Come Soft Rains on Nov. 21.

EHS events throughout the year provide good-reads

By Victoria Park, Opinions Editor February 5, 2020

Honor societies are vital to high schools for the standard of excellence they bring to various subjects, including math, spanish and art. One of WCHS’ longest existing honor societies is the English...

readers may find themselves taking on the traits of their favorite characters due to a phenomenon called experience-taking.

Good Reads Can Alter Our Minds, Studies Show

By Jenna Greenzaid, Circulation Manager February 21, 2017

Getting lost in a book is not just a common idiom people say; it’s something people actually do. This feeling comes from becoming attached to and forming a bond with a character. At the same time...

Hate summer reading? Not with these books

Hate summer reading? Not with these books

By Danielle Kiefer, Features Editor May 30, 2014

Nothing can ruin a summer faster than required summer reading assignments. However, reading during the summer doesn't have to be accompanied by a groan and a sense of dread. The Observer brings you a list...

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