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

Starting quarterback, Justin Huebl, glances towards the football he just threw to a teammate. The WCHS football team finished with a successful season and made it to the state quarterfinals.

Athlete of the month: Justin Huebl

By Caitlin Murphy, Copy Editor May 15, 2023

Whether he is throwing a game-winning touchdown pass, diving into the pool or whipping the ball around the lacrosse field, Justin Huebl does it all. A three-sport athlete for WCHS, the senior plays football,...

The WCHS swim and dive team celebrate after their first meeting against Blair. The team would eventually go on to dominate the competition.

Swim and dive makes a splash in local competitions

By Jeremy Chung, News Editor May 15, 2023

From the very first meet of the season, the WCHS swim and dive team showcased their dominance in the pool, setting the tone for what would be a record-breaking year. With each competition, the team proved...

WCHS winter sports team captains pose all together. Their leadership and hard work helped lead all teams to great seasons.

Winning winter sports teams wrap up their seasons

By Rachel Mattison, Online Editor March 22, 2022

Successful: one word to recap the WCHS winter sports season. After a winning-filled fall that included unprecedented Bulldog spirit, the momentum and expectations bled through to winter sports teams. They...

The swim team competes in a relay race in which they won against WJ. On Feb. 12 the team upset Gonzaga to take home the Metro Championship.

Underdawgs on top: Swim team wins Metros

By Rachel Mattison, Online Editor March 13, 2022

As a triumphant celebration of victory, the WCHS boys swim and dive team flung themselves into the pool and let their excitement out in the form of splashes. After a very successful season, in which the...

Senior Alison Kaiser started swimming on her summer pools team. Now as a senior, she was recruited to Emory for swimming!

Athlete of the Month: Alison Kaiser

By Melissa Redlich, Sports Editor November 9, 2020

Some say that swimming is an individual sport, since it involves just the athlete and the water and success is determined by one’s personal speed. However, to senior Alison Kaiser, captain of the WCHS...

Senior Noah Rutberg has been swimming since he was nine years old, and now he has qualified for the 2020 Olympic Trials.

Athlete of the Month: Noah Rutberg

By Ela Jalil, Assistant News Editor February 1, 2020

Senior Noah Rutberg has acquired certain fame around school, known as the WCHS student who qualified for the 2020 Olympic trials and for committing to the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill for swimming.  Rutberg...

Junior Sanjay Wijesekera swims the backstroke in a
meet. He placed fourth in the 100 yard event last year.

Athlete of the Month

By Ethan C. Miller, Online Sports Editor January 11, 2017

Waking up for a 5:30 am practice may seem extreme to most, but for swimmer and junior Sanjay Wijesekera, it’s merely his weekly preparation. After the boys swim team’s undefeated regular season...

CHS athletes commit

CHS athletes commit

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor November 30, 2012

Congratulations to senior Spencer Liang for committing to play tennis at Harvard University next year. Liang has been playing tennis since she was 8, and her highest national ranking is second place. Congratulations...

Swim and dive girls have strong showing at Metros

Swim and dive girls have strong showing at Metros

By By Zoe Forster, Business Manager February 21, 2012

  The girls swim and dive team won the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championship at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center Feb.11. The Bulldogs finished with a 382-380 advantage...

Swim and Dive starts season with new coach

By By Nicole Malament, Staff Writer December 20, 2011

    After winning against both Walter Johnson (WJ) Dec.10 and in a scrimmage against Poolesville Dec. 3, the swim team is looking forward to a strong season. CHS men beat WJ 103-68, and the CHS women...

Bodies, bikinis and bronzer, ‘SI: Swimsuit 2011’

By By Charles Cook-staff writer March 2, 2011

Ah yes, it’s that time of year again. The snow is melting, Cupid’s love is still floating in the air, and over 100 stunningly attractive, young women have had their scantily clad bodies photographed,...

Swim and dive dominate regular season competition

By By joel denicoff- staff writer March 1, 2011

After a dominant regular season, the boys swim team won divisionals Feb. 12 at B-CC by 50 points over second placed Wootton. The girls swim team took second place to Whitman. CHS proved to be one of the...

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