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WCHS junior Sophie Myers baked a blueberry pie with her her family as a way to spend time with them and produce a yummy dessert.


By Rachel Mattison, Online Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2022

After stomping through leaves, enjoying the beautiful surrounding colors and spending time  with family, many students end their fall nights eating pie. A dessert that can cater to a diversity of pallets,...

Talking about favorite floats from the Macys Thanksgiving Parade is another great way for seniors to avoid the awkward college conversation.

The secret to avoiding Thanksgiving interrogations

By Ryan Weiner, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2022

The date is Nov. 24: Thanksgiving. The air is crisp, brown leaves fall from the tall trees in the front yard as fall’s beauty starts to fade into a cold winter. Luckily, inside the house is warm, as...

Marthas Table provides food and other services to those in need. They also provide warm clothing in the early winter months

Show gratitude and gratefulness: how to volunteer

By Paige Tasin, Social Media Manager December 9, 2022

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, now is the perfect time to give back to the community… and get some SSL hours too. However, many students struggle with finding the best way to give back. Below...

WCHS senior Sophia Duncan eats at a diner every Thanksgiving to keep up a tradition that has been going on for years.

Thanksgiving traditions give the holiday a unique twist

By Diya Kachoria, Photo manager November 15, 2022

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, both students and teachers at WCHS are preparing to celebrate the holiday with their annual traditions. For most students, the usual Thanksgiving feast with turkey,...

Junior Danielle Faerberg’s family celebrates every Thanksgiving by writing down what they are thankful for on a tablecloth. This tradition started about 15 years ago, and they have used the same tablecloth ever since.

Unique Thanksgiving traditions enhance student’s holidays

By Caitlin Murphy, Assistant Online Editor December 2, 2021

Ever since the first one 400 years ago, Thanksgiving has evolved into a holiday where people are able to intertwine their various cultures and traditions with the original holiday. From carving the turkey...

Extending his arm back while throwing a football, WCHS junior plays football on a local field in anticipation for his Mud Bowl game on Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving football: a culture like no other

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor November 25, 2021

As the fall season rushes in and crispy brown leaves begin to drop from trees, it becomes time for the nationwide holiday of Thanksgiving. For most people, Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for all...

During the 11th grade class meeting, students and staff played Among Us. The game, where there are imposters trying to kill everyone else, helped students bond.

Virtual grade-level meetings connect students before Thanksgiving break

By Jeremy Fredricks, Copy Editor and New Staff Liaison December 14, 2020

While students looked forward to Thanksgiving, they first had to get through Monday and Tuesday, which included club and grade-level meetings, teacher check-ins and a variety of other activities meant...

WCHS students recount their most embarrassing moments during the Fall and Thanksgiving. They hope to never relive this moments!

WCHS students recount embarrassing Thanksgiving day stories

By Melissa Redlich, Sports Editor December 10, 2020

I bet everyone reading this has gone through at least one embarrassing moment. It could be tripping and falling on your face, dropping your binder with papers going everywhere, or even giving your parents...

The dining table is set fora typical Thanksgiving dinner.

Mixing of Thanksgiving cultures is the perfect recipe

By Charley Hutton, Advertising & Subscriptions Manager November 20, 2019

Ever since the very first one, the ‘traditional’ American Thanksgiving has been evolving and changing to welcome new cultures and backgrounds. With its immigrant-rich population, Montgomery County...

Family and friends of junior Eli Promisel gather for their anual game of Thanksgiving football.

The Turkey Bowl: A national tradition

By Jake Certner and Christian Edwards November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving: a time for family, food, friends and football. Thanksgiving is about bringing people together; while some people may gather around a turkey, there are plenty of others—at Churchill and...

CHS looks at different Thanksgiving treats

CHS looks at different Thanksgiving treats

By Katherine Michael, Staff Writer November 27, 2013

As Thanksgiving approaches, CHS students are caught daydreaming about the feast they will soon consume this Thursday night. America celebrates Thanksgiving by feasting on the same food the Plymouth...

The Observer Cookbook: Cranberry Horseradish Relish

The Observer Cookbook: Cranberry Horseradish Relish

By Tyler Mead, Online Features Editor November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving, arguably the best holiday, is fast approaching. Tradition is nice but it’s time we forget the typical gelatinous cranberry sauce and spice things up a bit with cranberry horseradish relish. This...

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