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

WCHS Art History and Ceramic Sculpture teacher Leonard Dermont   is the November 2021 TOTM, an award he earned through his engaging lessons and close connections with students.

Teacher of the Month: Leonard Dermont

By Ela Jalil, Online Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2021

After over 30 years of teaching, and 20 of them at WCHS, Art History and Ceramic Sculpture teacher Leonard Dermont has finally received the coveted Teacher of the Month award. His devotion to art and teaching...

Erin Brown, an AP World and European History teacher, poses with her Teacher of the Month sign in front of her French flag and historical memes. Her walls are decorated with the flags of different countries in Europe and around the world.

Teacher of the Month: Erin Brown

By Jeremy Fredricks, Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2021

In green Sharpie, Erin Brown writes her name in all capital letters on the paper, adding a personal touch on the sign she will hold as Teacher of the Month. After that, her picture was taken. Even with...

As a person who loves to travel and spend time with loved ones, Bartlebaugh does not let the COVID-19 pandemic get in the way of finding creative solutions to spending free time.

TOTM: Riley Bartlebaugh

By Nur Yavuz, Social Media Manager May 7, 2021

Despite beginning their first year at WCHS online, Riley Bartlebaugh has made their positive and lively presence widely known among AP language and composition students. Known as Mx. B to their students,...

As a teacher in the Special Education department, mainly in English, and as the Class of 2023 SGA sponsor, Ms. Kohr has been working extremely hard during this time of virtual learning.

TOTM: Shoshana Kohr

By Rachel Mattison, Assistant Advertisement and Subscription Manager December 23, 2020

Cracking dad jokes from her home computer, WCHS teacher Shoshana Kohr has helped to fuel success for the numerous students she supports every day. Her hard-working, caring and thoughtful attitude allow...

McEvoy loves working with the English Department and WCHS students. She loves the feeling of successfully helping others.

TOTM: Samantha McEvoy

By Emily Zhang, Features Editor November 19, 2020

Kind, determined and passionate are three words that perfectly describe Samantha McEvoy, a WCHS Honors English 10 and AP Literature teacher. She has been teaching for four years, which have all been at...

Mr. Gherman keeps his classes interested by cracking an occassional joke. This takes some of the stress off his students and allows them to feel more relaxed in his class.

TOTM: Gregory Gherman

By Ryan Weiner, Assistant News Editor October 28, 2020

An avid reader, painter, and role model, Mr. Gregory Gherman is a key factor in the success of over 100 students at WCHS. Gherman, who is a member of WCHS’s math department, teaches Honors Pre-Calculus...

Mr. Clark poses for a photo with his award. The government teacher graduated from the University of Maryland with a double degree.

TOTM: Bryan Clark

By Victoria Park, Opinions Editor March 4, 2020

Social studies classes are some of the most engaging and interesting courses to take at WCHS, especially because of the passionate teachers in the department. AP Comparative Government and AP NSL teacher...

Catherine Trouteaud, the teacher of the month for the January publication.

TOTM: Catherine Trouteaud

By Nur Yavuz, Assistant Observations Editor January 30, 2020

Optimistic, kind, caring and so much more. Honors and AP Physics 1 and JV girls softball coach Catherine Trouteaud has brought light and smiles to the faces at WCHS through her love of teaching. Trouteaud...

TOTM: Christopher Forney

TOTM: Christopher Forney

By Fatima Yazdi, Editor-In-Chief December 17, 2019

Engaging, caring, dedicated and enthusiastic: all words that accurately describe AP World History and AP Psychology teacher Mr. Forney. Forney has been teaching at WCHS for 12 years now and has since left...

Stephan Wilson, math teacher at WCHS.

TOTM: Stephan Wilson

By Emma Chen, Observations Editor October 17, 2019

A gym enthusiast, family oriented guy and high school teacher at heart, Mr. Stephan Wilson is a source of light in our school. Wilson is a member of the Math department here at WCHS, and teaches Geometry...

Jonathan Lee is Junes Teacher of the Month.

TOTM- Lee

By Ella Kaminsky, Features Editor June 4, 2019

Although Honors Chemistry is known to be a very difficult course, Mr. Jonathan Lee has made learning effective yet enjoyable for his students. Lee has taught at WCHS for five years. Students every year...

TOTM: Yih Lee

By Victoria Gunawan, Senior Writer May 27, 2019

When choosing a language to learn at WCHS, many students think of Spanish or French, yet there is one language that is unique and taught with extraordinary knowledge: Chinese. A member of the language...

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