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

Evelyn Johns, a WCHS sophomore, has been creating art all her life, and recently had her art exhibited at a gallery in Washignton D.C. The exhibit helped Johns to sell three of her paintings, and she is now painting a mural for a new resturant in Rockville.

Student Art Spotlight: Evelyn Johns

By Dehab Deglel, Assistant Features Editor June 7, 2024

When her paintings feel like pages ripped straight from a storybook, is it any surprise that she has already made her artistic debut? WCHS sophomore Evelyn Johns has been creating art her entire life,...

Similitude, a book written by WCHS junior Shannen Greene, will be released in late October to early November,  and will be available on multiple platforms including Amazon and Barnes and Nobles.

Student Art Spotlight: Shannen Greene

By Olga Engler, Assistant Copy Editor, Photo Manager October 18, 2023

Almost everyone has dreamed of publishing their own novel- eventually scraping together a few pages with some half-formed plot and partially-fleshed out characters, before giving up and leaving it to be...

The SAS made signs for their protests against the schools English Departments announcement of a required AP Shakesphere class.

“Who is man that is not angry?” says new SAS club

By Isabella Ngwana, Internal Communications Managers June 2, 2023

“Romeo, Where Art Thou Romeo?” is a phrase WCHS students have heard throughout their academic careers. Wiliam Shakespeare has been pushed down the throats of WCHS students, and the students have finally...

With the spotlight on her, Eleanor Raab sings one of her solos in The Addams Family. Raab plays Morticia Adams, one of the leads in WCHSs fall musical.

Student Art Spotlight: Eleanor Raab

By Caitlin Murphy, Assistant Online Editor January 10, 2022

Sauntering across the stage, Eleanor Raab commands the stage in her performance of Morticia Addams. With her illusive smile and a twirl of her long black hair, it is no surprise she easily captivates her...

For junior Ruby Howard, creating art, like this self portrait, has always been one of her passions.

Student Arts Spotlight: Ruby Howard

By Emily Zhang, Features Editor May 29, 2020

Featured in the congressional art show and WCHS’s literary magazine, junior Ruby Howard's art is her creative outlet. Howard has been making art her whole life. From creating  watercolor paintings in...

One part of Nura Dhars fashion design process is sketching out possible designs for collections.

Student Art Spotlight: Nura Dhar

By Emily Zhang, News Editor March 3, 2020

From using watercolors and prismacolor markers for fashion illustration, to sewing with unconventional materials, senior Nura Dhar is passionate in the art of fashion design. At WCHS, Dhar has taken four...

WCHS senior Markus Silvertree paints in his 4th period class, AP Art Studio, for his sustained investigation. On this large sheet, a compilation of ideas for new and potential pieces are mixed into one consolidated and designed brainstorming board.

Student Art Spotlight: Markus Silvertree

By Hannah Zozobrado, Arts Editor February 4, 2020

It is commonly said that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, but what they don’t say is that as the apple falls down, it gets closer to the tree’s roots. In the case of senior Markus Silvertree,...

Elizabeth Kronthals self portrait with a background of a cluster of mountains.

Student Art Spotlight: Elizabeth Kronthal

By Ava Freeman, Features Editor June 4, 2019

With artwork displayed at the John Hopkins annual art show, the Montpelier Studio contest, the Congressional art contest and the Montgomery County PTSA contest, WCHS junior Elizabeth Kronthal is a talented...

Senior Mason Catalon uses dry materials and ink to create artwork.

Student Art Spotlight Mason Catalon

By Laura Sneller, Arts Editor October 18, 2018

From the random paint colors staining her wardrobe to the doodle-filled sketchbook that is glued to her hand, it is no secret that senior Mason Catalon is a passionate artist. For her, art is an integral...

Artist Sebin Jeon creates monochromatic drawings inspired by her experiences with people and nature.

Student Art Spotlight: Sebin Jeon

By Vicky Gunawan, Observations Editor May 9, 2018

Art is not just a black-and-white subject, as it is usually thought of as vibrant and complex. However, for junior Sebin Jeon, her style of expressing her creativity is through the use of monochromatic,...

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