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WCHS seniors register to vote in the 2020 presidential election

For the 2021 election, many first time voters have decided to vote using a mail-in ballot, instead of the traditional in-person polling method. Although there are concerns about the accuracy of mail-in ballots, they are an effective way to stay safe and avoid contracting COVID-19.

By Ava Freeman, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2020

Voting for the first time is an exciting milestone in any 18-years-old’s life. It is an opportunity to voice one's opinion in politics and be a part of a decision that will affect the future of the U. S. With this year's election in full swing, some students in the class of 2021 are of age to vote, but...

Seniors mourn loss of final spring season

Lauren Kuo (left) and Jessica Bowen (right) get pumped up before their 2019 State Cross Country Meet.  Kuo and Bowen have been on the team since freshman year and were disappointed when their last season was cancelled.

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Online Editor

May 30, 2020

Prom, graduation, beach week. Seniors have lost multiple important milestones this year. For senior athletes, they’re missing out on something else too: their final season.  “I was really disappointed when I heard it was cancelled,” cross country and track co-captain Jessica Bowen said.  “I wanted t...

Spring theater cancellations saddens WCHS seniors

The dance ensemble for the Blast 31: Spectrum performance of Kacey Musgraves' Rainbow rehearse their dance choreographed by senior Michael Castelli and junior Sydney Rubin.

By Olivia Yasharoff, Assistant Sports Editor

May 13, 2020

Seniors have looked forward to this year since their freshman year of high school, or maybe even longer. Senior year is the year where you get to celebrate all the work you have put in over the years by dancing at prom, walking across the stage at graduation and, for 52 WCHS seniors, participating in ...

Mr. Churchill Is A Success, Covers Wide Range of Topics

Senior Jake Certner accepts his crown after emerging victorious from the annual Mr. Churchill competition.

By Peter Durand, Senior Writer

April 19, 2016

CHS hosted its annual “Mr. Churchill” performance on April 14, an event where several junior and senior boys go on stage to perform a talent and amuse the audience with a question and answer session, among other activities. Contestants included juniors Niko Papageorge, Thomas Atkinson, Ryan Hughes and Vin...

‘Most attractive’ is least attractive superlative

Seniors celebrate at the Senior Banquet April 22.

By Ana Faguy, Senior Writer

April 29, 2015

Second semester senior year is filled with fun events centered around class bonding and bringing the students together for a final hurrah before they graduate and move onto the next stage of life. One of these events is the senior banquet, consisting of dinner, pictures, friends and the ever-popular...

The Senior Olympics

The Senior Olympics

By Emily Wang, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

They are Olympians filled with the determination and passion to win, yet they are not the Olympians everyone knows. Every year, about 1,500 senior-citizens over the age of 50 participate in the Maryland Senior Olympics. The Maryland Senior Olympics takes place once a year and has a variety of events:...

Seniors enjoy annual banquet

Seniors enjoy annual banquet

By Ana Faguy, News Editor

May 2, 2014

CHS seniors gathered at the Marriott Bethesda North Hotel and Conference Center for the annual Senior Banquet May 1. The event included a meal, an awards ceremony and a slideshow. Through the organization of the Class of 2014 Executive Board and their advisor Shelly Perrett, the seniors enjoyed a...

Seniors celebrate at senior breakfast

Seniors celebrate at senior breakfast

By Julia Heimlich, Features Editor

April 25, 2014

A swarm of hungry teenagers crowded the CHS cafeteria April 25 to share one of their last big moments together as the class of 2014. The CHS Parent Student Teacher Association (PTSA) runs the annual senior breakfast as a way to commemorate students finishing off their final year of high school. “It’s...

Seniors spend more than they realize on open lunch

By Jordan Maser, Features Editor

February 26, 2014

Whether a student indulges in fast food five days a week or splurges twice a week on a grande-normous low fat extra hot quad shot latte with whipped cream coupled with an overpriced salad, seniors are spending more money on lunch than they realize. Many CHS seniors take advantage of their lunch break by going to l...

Seniors receive awards

Seniors receive awards

By Erica Spaeth, General Photo editor

May 30, 2013

Congratulations to two students for receiving awards from the Black Educators Association of Montgomery County Schools.  Senior Adrien Bossogo-Eguom won a scholarship and senior Tina Brownlee won a community leader certificate. Congratulations to both students.

Congratulations, Seniors!

Congratulations, Seniors!

By Sammi SIlber, Observations editor

May 30, 2013

Congratulations to the Class of 2013 seniors for their hardwork over the past four years to get where they are today.  They will be graduating from CHS on May 28 at 2:30 p.m. at DAR Constitution Hall.

Rachel Goslins announced as graduation speaker

By Michael Fox, Sports Photo Editor

May 29, 2013

CHS chose Rachel Goslins, Executive Director of the President’s Committee of the Arts and Humanities, as the guest speaker for the Class of 2013’s graduation May 28 at DAR Constitution Hall. Goslins works closely with President Barack Obama and the White House to discuss ways to improve humanitie...

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