The Observer

Release of ‘Divergent’ movie thrills avid fans

Release of 'Divergent' movie thrills avid fans

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor

May 28, 2014

Devotees of Katniss Everdeen and her Hunger Games crew will fall in love with the similar dystopian Divergent trilogy.  It features love, action, friendship and secrecy–what more could a teenage girl want?  Fans of the books will be heading to theaters March 21 to see their beloved Beatrice Prior and ...

‘Tis the Season of Promposals

'Tis the Season of Promposals

By Julia Reagan, Senior Writer

May 6, 2014

Every little girl dreams about having the perfect prom to culminate her high school experience.  She fantasizes about sporting a glamorous, floor-length gown and dancing the night away with her debonair date.  None of this is possible, however, without a well-planned and adorable promposal. This...

AP Exams are too expensive

Most students buy AP review books, adding to the total amount they pay for AP classes.

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor

February 28, 2014

You are at home on a Friday night when your friend calls to see if you want to grab some dinner and see the new Zac Efron movie.  You look into your wallet in search of some cash and frown upon discovering that it is empty.  Where did all your money go?  Oh yes, you spent it last week when you signed...

Students worry about ‘Boy Meets World’ return

Students worry about 'Boy Meets World' return

By Julia Reagan, Public Relations

December 21, 2012

Boy meets girl.  Boy falls in love with girl.  Girl falls in love with boy.  The 1993 television show Boy Meets World was based on this classic love story, and when it stopped airing in 2000, fans of the show begged for more.  Well, Boy Meets World fanatics, cry no more, because your television screens w...

Metal detectors necessary for school safety

MCPS has initiated $9 million security system upgrade.

By Julia Reagan, Public Relations and Social Media Manager

September 25, 2012

How many students at CHS would expect to hear a gunshot in the cafeteria?  How many would expect a violent and potentially fatal event to happen on their first day of school? The students at Perry Hall High School in Baltimore County certainly were not expecting it, and CHS students would not either.  B...

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