The Observer

Latin teacher Robert Payne retiring after 42 years at CHS

By By Joe Haynes, Sports Editor

June 3, 2010

Michael Jordan plays ball. William Shakespeare wrote plays. Robert Payne teaches, but now, after 42 years and over 400 classes, Latin teacher Payne is retiring from CHS. Payne arrived at CHS in 1967, three years after the school opened. He has worked for every principal the school has ever had, and...

Guidance Counselor Julie Kraus retiring

By By Sarah Reitzes, Fact Checker

June 3, 2010

After working at CHS for 21 years, guidance counselor Julie Kraus will retire this June. Kraus remembers being at CHS for Bruce Springsteen’s 40th birthday in 1989 as well as his 60th birthday last year, and remembers class photos in which her former coworkers have “big hair and bangs” and are...

Guidance Counselor Teresa Suter retiring

By By Andrea Mirviss, Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2010

Guidance counselor Teresa Suter will retire this summer after 15 years at CHS.  She will be working in online education for college students. Suter has already begun her new endeavor and will move to Lewes, Deleware to be closer to her daughter. “I am going to be transitioning to an online environment,”...

Assistant Principal Leo McDonald retiring

By By Sarah Reitzes, Fact Checker

June 2, 2010

After 5 years at CHS and 38 years in MCPS, assistant principal Leo McDonald is retiring in June. McDonald has taught nearly every science class that MCPS offers and has also been assistant principal at Poolesville, Sherwood, Redland Middle School and CHS. “It doesn’t seem real that it has been...

NSL teacher Bonnie Frederick retiring

By By Jessica Hirsch, Online Observations Editor

June 2, 2010

At the end of this school year, Honors NSL teacher Bonnie Frederick will retire after 22 years of teaching, 13 of which have been at CHS.  According to Frederick, she has always been interested in teaching, even as a teenager. “I used to be in the Future Teachers of America [club] in high school,”...

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