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

On October 4th, this alarm was shown to anyone with a cellphone that was not turned off at around 2:00 EST. It has stirred a lot of controversy towards the governments antics.

The importance of national security tests

By Nate Levine, Social Media Manager October 23, 2023

During the school day, WCHS classes were interrupted by one of the most controversial alerts in recent history. On October 4th, 2023, a national security alert test went off at approximately 2:20 Eastern...

With this year’s AP Exam season, students were left to study for exams, while also managing an arduous workload from classes.

WCHS can help reduce stress during AP season

By Jeremy Chung, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2023

It is no secret that WCHS has one of the most rigorous academics in the county. With 32 AP courses offered, most WCHS students will take at least one AP course and exam in their four years of high school....

Freshman Cailey Harrington works on an assignment for her English class to make sure she gets it in before the next deadline.

New deadlines are increasing productivity in students

By Lily Chadwick, Staff Writer May 4, 2023

“One week till the end of the quarter!” That line is enough to send many WCHS students into a frenzy. It is easy for assignments to pile up between all seven classes, especially for students who are...

The following message is now displayed when users open the GradeView mobile app. This message was prompted starting in the beginning of 2023 and access to GradeView is no longer available.

GradeView gets shot down, suspect unknown

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor March 21, 2023

Stressful. When students are asked to describe school in one word, “stressful” comes up frequently. This stress which is often experienced by students of all grade levels is oftentimes built up by...

A “Keep Calm and Get a 5 on the AP Exam” poster designed to encourage AP Exam Prep Club members to succeed.

How can WCHS help students prepare for AP exams?

By Collin Chen, Online Editor February 7, 2023

It’s almost that time of the year again. Students busting out their textbooks, reviewing Khan Academy, making quizlets, and doing whatever it takes to cram a year’s worth of knowledge for one special...

With packed assignment schedules all throughout the month of December, it can be draining for students to take tests right before a long break.

Tests before break: Yay or Nay?

By Ryan Weiner, Editor-in-Chief January 4, 2023

It’s 7:45 am on Dec 19. The bell ringing symbolizes the start of what many consider to be the longest four days of the school year, the week before Winter Break. While many students simply want to show...

Students oftentimes find themselves cramming for the multiple tests they will have to take the next morning the night before, meaning that many of them are unable to truly reap the potential benefits of testing.

Test overlap overwhelms students’ schedules

By Ha-Yeon Jeon, Opinions Editor January 2, 2022

A messy scribble-scrabble of different pen colors, notes scribbled in the margins and overlapping due dates highlighted and marked with rows of exclamation points. What is this? A student’s planner....

Scantrons put to the test

By Spenser Easterbrook, Editor-In-Chief May 1, 2012

"Alright kids, before we get started I just want to remind you to use a no. 2 pencil and bubble in your answers completely." CHS students have come to expect both multiple choice testing and the specific...

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