The Observer

Lack of Air Conditioning at CHS Causes Discomfort Among Students

Freshman Ian Rosenthal uses a fan to cool himself off during the school day as a substitute for air conditioning.

By Sara Heimlich, Features Editor

April 12, 2016

Here’s the CHS forecast for the week: the original date for turning on the air conditioning, April 11, will be pushed back until the weather warms up. According to an email sent to CHS faculty by school business administrator Lisa Wellek, it is very difficult to convert the cooling system back to...

Students Give Military Service Their Attention

CHS ‘12 alumnus and senior Air Force Academy Cadet Colin Asbury loudly welcomes a new cadet to basic training this past summer.

By Sara Heimlich, Social Media and Public Relations Editor

February 25, 2016

The typical college senior might roll out of bed at 10 a.m., grab some breakfast and head across campus just in time for an 11 a.m. class. However, Air Force Academy Cadet First Class Colin Asbury is not a typical college senior. His day begins at 5:45 a.m., giving him enough time to wake up, get ready...

Spring Fling Plans to be a Night to Remember

Sophomore Maggie Cammaroto used cupcakes to ask her boyfriend to Sadie Hawkins.

By Sara Heimlich, Social Media and Public Relations Editor

February 19, 2016

  Homecoming: A dance associated with party buses, dinner reservations, complicated plans and a party. Sadie Hawkins: A dance associated with, well, what exactly? The Sadie Hawkins dance is one in which girls ask guys, instead of the alternate, which has become tradition for the annual Homecoming...

Homecoming 2015: What’s New?

Sophomore Katherine Galvin works on the mural after school.

By Sara Heimlich, Public Relations Editor

October 7, 2015

Homecoming: the time of year where stress levels are high and heels are higher, but CHS students cherish it nonetheless. Students choose their side of the spectrum every year— to attend the dance, or skip it and move right into pictures and a party, or to stay home and watch Netflix instead. ...

Theater department under new management as Ratz takes the stage

Ratz will direct How to Succeed in Business to debut Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

By Sara Heimlich, Social Media Editor

September 30, 2015

Naomi Ratz, former English teacher and current Yearbook advisor, has big plans and high expectations for the theater department as she takes over as theater director this year. Ratz has graduate degrees in both English Education and Theater Education, and has always dreamed about becoming a theater te...

Chipotle announces delivery, no more GMOs

Chipotle partnered with delivery service Postmates, but does not yet deliver to the Potomac area.

By Sara Heimlich, Public Relations and Social Media Manager

May 27, 2015

There’s only one thing better than Chipotle— GMO-free Chipotle at your doorstep. On April 22, Chipotle announced its partnership with Postmates, a food delivery service that delivers food from a restaurant to your front door. So far, Postmates is delivering Chipotle in 67 areas, including D.C....

Admin censors design

Admin censors design

By Sara Heimlich, Public Relations and Social Media

April 29, 2015

When the CHS freshman class exec board attempted to design class spirit-wear for Homecoming in October, a long process of multiple turn-downs from administration began and is still ongoing. What should have been a simple task was not. Several slogans were discussed including one that used the word...

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