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

Internships, jobs and volunteering fill up students summer and after-school hours very quickly. However, some WCHS students still struggle with finding one of these opportunities. WCHS has many resources to offer on any one of these paths and the possible future benefits they can offer.

Summer of Service: Finding opportunities in summer Jobs and internships

By Dehab Deglel, Assistant Features Editor May 16, 2024

Trying to find a summer job or internship can be a tedious process, but WCHS students should not be intimidated by it. There are plenty of opportunities available for high school students during the school...

With summer movie such as Oppenheimer, Barbie and Spider-Man Across the Spider Verse, 2023 summer proved to be a positive impact for movie theaters nationwide.

Top 5 Movies of the Summer

By Jeremy Chung, Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2023

From the numerous Cillian Murphy memes to everyone wearing pink in theaters, the summer of 2023 saw a revival in the traditional summer movie season, an experience we haven’t seen since before the COVID-19...

The 11th Annual Drive-In at Union Market is finally back where movies will be shown on the first and third Friday of every month through July 21.

The hottest summer events in DC

By Julia Levi, Observations Editor June 8, 2023

As the days get longer and WCHS students begin their summer break, they can brighten up dull summer days with various activities located in the nation’s capital. From food tours to concerts, Washington...

Antonio Canovas piece, Adam and Eve Mourning the Dead Abel, is shown in its beginning terracotta stages. The National Gallery of Art will be displaying Canovas sculpting process and practice pieces in the exhibition Canova: Sketching in Clay that will debut on June 11, 2023.

Exhibitions to fill up a monotonous summer schedule

By Clara Young, Copy Editor June 8, 2023

Temperatures rise and the air humidifies as summer climaxes. Days drag on and become repetitive as school creeps closer. Around the midway mark of the work-free season, students begin to feel boredom....

Potomac Elementary School located in MCPS allows high school students to volunteer to help organize classrooms and watch students at recess. This is a great opportunity to gain SSL hours.

Unlock your summer potential with exciting SSL hour opportunities!

By Nataly Behnia, Social Media Manager May 31, 2023

Many students still need their required 75 student service learning hours (SSL) and summer break is a great time for students to complete them. Service learning is an excellent way for students to fulfill...

WCHS student Thao Nguyen reads Daisy Jones & The Six in the media center during lunch. Nguyen loves the TV show as well as the book, and is excited to read more this summer.

Best books to unwind with this summer

By Rebecca Dean, Assistant Arts Edtior May 31, 2023

As the classes wind down and AP exams end, many students find themselves surprisingly bored with their newfound free time. The summer is a perfect time to dive into a good book. Here are some intriguing...

Observer Opinion: start school earlier, end earlier

Observer Opinion: start school earlier, end earlier

By Paige Tasin, Social Media Manager May 20, 2023

Most students spend more time wandering the halls during the last few weeks of school than sitting in their classrooms. With content dwindling during the last few weeks, it is very common for a school...

On a hot summer day, a scoop of Key Lime Key West from Sarahs Handmade Ice Cream is sure to cool any WCHS student down.

I scream, you scream, we all want…some ice cream!

By Rachel Mattison, Online Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2023

As the weather warms, people’s sweat drips, and so do their ice cream cones. While most local ice cream shops are open all year long, as people spend more time outside during the summer months, ice cream...

The waterfall is located in Catoctin Mountain Park. It is about an hour drive away from WCHS but well worth the trip! The cool, refreshing water is a perfect place to escape the summer heat.

Local summer activities to fill school free days

By Paige Tasin, Social Media Manager June 14, 2022

Summer can either be one of the most exciting or boring times of the year. A lack of responsibilities leads to plenty of time to enjoy ones-self. But if you don’t know what to do during this time, it...

WCHS has its own specialized summer program that students can find on the WCHS website to access any opportunities and frequently asked questions they might need answers to.

The benefits of summer school

By Diya Kachoria, Photo Manager June 10, 2022

Although students are wrapping up the school year and getting ready for summer break, some might not know the opportunities WCHS offers that students could use during the summer to assist their learning...

Students who are cooped up in their houses doing unnecessary work are far more likely to be stressed and in a poor mood. Rather, it would benefit them to spend outdoors and on the water, as pictured here.

Sunny days shine on a homework-free summer break

By Ryan Weiner, Editor-in-Chief June 10, 2022

From Aug. 30 to June 15, students at WCHS labor at school. They go to school bright and early. They do classwork that often serves little purpose other than to keep students busy. They go home. They do...

Concerts are a great opportunity to enjoy music in a fun environment with friends this summer.

Summer concerts to look forward to

By Paige Tasin, Social Media Manager June 7, 2022

The DMV is the perfect area to live in for concerts. There is a concert for everyone and their mother this summer. Whether you listen to country, pop, or older music, there is a wide variety of concerts...

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