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

The WCHS slam poetry team poses after their 2017 competition with club sponsor, Christin Nixon, who also teaches English (top left).

Slam poetry club soon to compete in poetry slam festival

By Riley Hurr, News Editor March 7, 2019

Slam poetry is spoken word poetry full of expression and performance. Finding comfort through the sounds and rhythm of this art, the WCHS slam poetry club is ready for any verse to come their way. Members...

Open Mic Night To Occur This Month

By Lauren Roseman, Senior Writer April 17, 2017

  The Slam Poetry Club, Forensics Club and Literary Magazine are holding an Open Mic Night on April 24, 2017.   According to Slam Poetry Club President Lauren Hassan, students will get...

Dani Miller with fellow competitors at a semi-final round to compete for selection on the DC Youth Slam Team.

Dani Miller Slams to Success with Poems

By Jenna Greenzaid, Circulation Manager March 10, 2017

Whenever one thinks of slam poetry, their first thought is most likely of the iconic slam poetry scene in the movie 22 Jump Street and yet there’s still so much unknown about the art. Every year,...

Senior Lauren Hassan, founder of the CHS Slam Poetry Club, delivers a slam poem. Hassan writes and performs poems covering a wide range of topics from racism to romance.

Student Art Spotlight: Lauren Hassan

By Sarah O'Brien and Balbina Yang, Arts Editors September 29, 2016

When we think of the arts, it’s usually music, theater or fine arts. However, ever since senior Lauren Hassan started the Slam Poetry Club, the CHS arts community has had an outspoken new member. “Since...

President junior Lauren Hassan delivers a slam poem.

Slam Poetry Club Allows Students To Express Themselves

By Jonathan Greenzaid, Senior Writer April 29, 2016

Fresh, expressive and passionate, slam poetry, a new form of art, is filling the halls of CHS. Junior Lauren Hassan formed the Slam Poetry Club last September as an outlet for students to express...

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