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Many teachers have expressed frustration with the vaccination process. Appointments have been very hard to book and teachers often have to rely on friends, family, and colleagues for information on registration.

Teachers share concerns about COVID-19 vaccine distribution

By Allison Fan, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

When it comes to priority in getting vaccinated, teachers are relatively high on the list. According to Montgomery County’s COVID-19 information website, teachers in Montgomery County are priority group...

These new teachers joined the WCHS staff department this fall.

New teachers arrive at WCHS for 2020-2021 school year

By Liam Klein, Assistant Online Editor October 28, 2020

Since schools closed due to COVID-19, there have been many new teachers in the WCHS community. In total, 28 new staff members are new to WCHS; 23 of them are teachers. Due to remote learning, it has been...

Before the pandemic, teachers used Google Classroom as the main platform for online teaching and resources. Now educators use Canvas which students and teachers are beginning to get used to.

WCHS teachers switch from Google Classroom to myMCPS

By Nur Yavuz, Features Editor October 28, 2020

Last year during the fourth quarter, teachers were frantically trying to instruct classes using Zoom and Google Classroom. Eventually, it was decided that the first semester of the next school year would...

Teachers at a March 2018 protest hold up signs against the proposal of a law that mandates school teachers to be armed.

Teachers deserve to feel safe at their own place of work

By Caitlyn Jennings, Assistant Observations Editor December 20, 2018

From an outsider's perspective, teaching is an incredibly difficult career to love. On top of dealing with troublesome students, demanding curriculum and helicopter parents, teachers have to worry about...

Mr. Hart-Southworth has two sons at CHS, Alonzo and Stevie. He is just one of many teachers at CHS with kids who attend the school.

Teachers bring family to WCHS through their own kids

By Jackson Resnick, Features Editor October 18, 2018

A freshman boy gets dropped off at school in front of the main office before first period. He urges his dad to drive away fast so he is not seen with him. His dad drives away into a parking spot in the...

English teacher and football head coach Albert Song gives the team a pep talk before a game.

Teacher Coaches Have Double the Responsibility

By Max Kandel, Staff Writer February 25, 2016

A football player hears the all too familiar "Ready, Set, Go!" from his teacher and instantly realizes he's not at football practice. But when the student is in English class and his teacher happens to...

Teachers Required to Wear ID’s After Break

By Isabel Dibble, News Editor January 4, 2016

CHS staff will be required to wear lanyards, displaying their identification cards while at school starting Jan. 4. This change is a renewal from the policy that started many years ago at CHS. "We had...

Brown jams on out on his guitar for fun.

Teachers list their favorite songs from their playlists

By Sarah O'brien, Production Editor November 25, 2015

Kevin Brown English and AP Lang teacher Kevin Brown likes rock songs with masculine singers, that give meaning to their words. Here are his favorite songs: 1) “Black” by Pearl Jam 2)“Where Did...

Teachers need to learn to not bully

Teachers need to learn to not bully

By Sammi Silber, Senior Writer May 7, 2015

We are all aware of our favorite and least favorite teachers. Some will cheer you on and never give up on you.  Others will kill you with their negativity and attitude, which can in the end psychologically...

Teachers look foward to relaxing retirement

By Emily Birnbaum, Editor-In-Chief May 29, 2013

Joel Aronchick Health and physical education teacher Joel Aronchick plans to retire at the end of this year after 35 years of teaching—28 of them with MCPS and four with CHS. He has chosen this year...

Teachers plan to pursue their passions outside of CHS

Scott Selman By Elizabeth Campbell Editor-In-Chief  If you’ve ever gone to Blast, a football game, Homecoming, heard the Daily Dose or walked through the CHS building, Scott Selman has affected your...

Teachers flip classroom

By Ilana Berger, Fact Checker May 31, 2012

In the spring of 2007, Colorado teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams became pioneers not only in education technology, but in the way teachers interact with their students by inventing the flipped...

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