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 DMR team poses together with their trophies after finishing the race.

Sprinters and distance runners come together to win DMR

By Paige Tasin, Social Media Manager January 8, 2023

On Saturday, December 17th the WCHS track team ran a meet at PG Sportsplex. The meet had many highly competitive events, but the main attraction of the day was the distance medley relay (DMR) which both...

Dont Worry Darling was released on September 23rd in theaters. The movie stars Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, and Olivia Wilde (who is also the director).

“Don’t Worry Darling” doesn’t deliver to the anticipation

By Paige Tasin, Social Media Manager October 15, 2022

“Don't Worry Darling” was rumored to be the best movie of the year. While it might have fallen short of that standard, it has definitely become the most talked about. Over a year ago, director Olivia...

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...

Turning in late assignments can lead to a huge build-up of work and a lack of knowledge of class content.

Should students have to turn in their assingments on time?

By Paige Tasin, Social Media Manager May 16, 2022

The 2021-22 school year was an interesting adjustment for many students. Everyone was forced to relearn how to manage time while balancing a busy schedule. With the calm and relaxed policies during the...

In this distant image of Pluto taken by NASA, viewers can see how incredible of a planet it would make. Although, at this time it is still considered a dwarf planet, protesters are working adamantly to get this changed.

Out of this world! Pluto will not be “cancelled”

By Paige Tasin, Observer of Observatories April 4, 2022

Protesters around the world have begun to draw attention to an injustice that occurred back in 2006. When the planet Pluto was discovered in 1930 it was instantly declared a planet. This discovery brought...

The Power of the Dog starring Benedict Cumberbatch received 12 Oscar nominations this year including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor.

And the 2022 Oscar for “Best Picture” goes to…

By Paige Tasin, Assistant Arts Editor March 11, 2022

Oscar season is one of the most exciting times of the year for film addicts. It shines light on all the beautiful works of art created in the last year worthy of an award. The following movies are nominated...

“The Batman” starring Robert Pattinson will be released on March 4th and is one of the most anticipated movies of this spring.

Get your popcorn ready: movie releases to await this year

By Paige Tasin, Assistant Arts Editor February 15, 2022

From blockbuster superhero movies to creative thriller films, here is a guide to the movies worth getting excited about in 2022. “Uncharted” (release date: February 18) “Uncharted” is an...

WCHS course bulletin is a great place for students to find information about classes they werent aware of. Categorized by course genre, the website provides a description of each course and gives relevant information about the subject.

Diversify your schedule with lesser-known electives

By Paige Tasin, Assistant Arts Editor February 13, 2022

Biology, algebra, English and history: everyone has classes they are required to take at school. However, when schedules leave room for non-required classes, which ones are the best to take? There are...

Dillan George, a junior on the basketball team, scoring a basket during a game pre-COVID. The conditions while playing will be relatively similar for the upcoming season. Players are not required to wear a mask during games and will be able to play much like they have in years past.

New rules pose challenges to the return of winter sports

By Paige Tasin, Assistant Arts Editor January 12, 2022

Many people wondered what school would look like upon returning to in-person learning. Athletes especially questioned what their sports seasons would look like. After having a few months to warm up to...

This Dune photo cover displays the leading actors in the movie. The film is starring Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, and many others and was released on October 22nd.

Stellar “Dune” cast doesn’t excuse confusion

By Paige Tasin, Assistant Arts Editor November 25, 2021

“Dune” has been one of the most widely-anticipated films of the year. Everyone has been patiently waiting to see Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya and many others star in an action-packed film based on the...

The Van Gogh Exhibition: the Immersive Experience surrounds viewers in artwork. The room is covered corner to corner with the famous painting, The Starry Night.

Art lovers must “Gogh” to this immersive exhibition

By Paige Tasin, Assistant Arts Editor October 26, 2021

It is easy for most teenagers to agree on one thing: art museums are quite boring for those lacking a deep understanding of art. Moving from room to room, staring at paintings that don’t reveal much...

Grease, a movie set in the 50s about the high school relationship between Sandy and Danny, is filled with music and humor which makes it a great summer watch with friends.

Must watch summer classics

By Paige Tasin, Assistant Arts Editor June 2, 2021

The best summer movies to watch for the upcoming break This past school year has left everyone wishing for one thing: summer. Though summer might not be starting for a few more weeks, the best way to...

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