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

Now more than ever, many teachers are feeling burnt out and ready to leave their jobs due lack of appreciation along with a variety of other issues they face.

Teachers are feeling tired and unvalued. And they’re leaving.

By Caroline Harless, Observations Editor May 26, 2022

National Teacher Appreciation Week, celebrated in the first full week of May every year, is a week for students to thank teachers for all the hard work they do. Some students may give gifts, make cards...

Carol DeOro, an Honors English 12 and AP Language and Composition teacher, holds up her Teacher of the Month sign in her classroom. DeOro has been teaching English for 31 years and loves helping her students improve their reading and writing skills.

Teacher of the Month: Carol DeOro

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Copy Editor January 2, 2022

Anyone who has ever met her will say the same thing: Carol DeOro has spunk. Known for her humor and crazy stories, the Honors English 12 and AP Language and Composition teacher has touched many hearts...

Teachers say goodbye to CHS after years of teaching

Teachers say goodbye to CHS after years of teaching

By Gil Jacobson, Ana Faguy, and Julia Heimlich May 30, 2014

Gayle Jones After 35 years at CHS, spanish teacher Gayle Jones will retire at the end of June. CHS hired Jones for her first teaching job in February 1979 after another employee was transferred. “Spanish...

Teachers look foward to relaxing retirement

By Emily Birnbaum, Editor-In-Chief May 29, 2013

Joel Aronchick Health and physical education teacher Joel Aronchick plans to retire at the end of this year after 35 years of teaching—28 of them with MCPS and four with CHS. He has chosen this year...

Weast plans to retire

By By Joseph Kim, Production Editor September 30, 2010

After an 11-year career in MCPS, Superintendent Jerry Weast will retire at the end of the school year, leaving a long legacy of reform during his time as superintendent including one of his primary goals,...

Staff members to retire this year

By Bobby Hirsch, Observations Editor May 29, 2009

At the time this article was published, three staff members had announced their retirement. Media specialist Kathy Boivin has worked at CHS for five years and in MCPS for about 18.  She will be moving...

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