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With Valentines Day comes ingenuine gifts, disappointments, and loneliness. The unrealistic balloon of love it claims to be is quickly popped with the realization of its materialistic qualities and stress-induction.

Valentine’s Day is now a mockery of true love

By Clara Young, Assistant News Editor March 26, 2023

Boxes of chocolate, crimson roses and sparkling jewelry disappear from the shelves as anxiety-ridden lovers scurry to purchase all they can afford for their significant other. Eyerolls fill the masses...

Gifts such as chocolates and flowers are very stereotypical and do not make the holiday and fun while cockroaches spice things up.

Flying solo? Fun activities for V-Day

By Ryan Weiner, Sports Editor February 25, 2022

Heart-shaped boxes with overpriced chocolates, teddy bears containing cheesy messages and corny cards that could have only been bought from Hallmark. For people unfortunate enough to be stuck in a relationship...

Starring Rebel Wilson, Isnt It Romantic is a satirical take on the overplayed cliches of romantic comedies.

Valentine’s watchlist

By Ela Jalil and Olivia Yasharoff February 13, 2022

As Valentine’s Day approaches, avid rom-com fans face the annual struggle of choosing what to watch on the holiday of love. Faithful viewers know the common cliches of the genre well: from running through...

How to celebrate Valentines Day ft. Grace Liu- Ep 5

How to celebrate Valentine’s Day ft. Grace Liu- Ep 5

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor January 29, 2022 In this episode we chat with WCHS sophomore, Grace Liu, about everything relating to Valentine's Day. We talk about...

The perfect valentine for your signficant other is flowers and these Hershey Kisses Roses: Milk Chocolate Meltaway. The chocolates mimic the appearance of a rose and have a delish creamy taste that will get you in the spirit for Valentines Day.

Have a sweet Valentine’s Day with these delicious treats

By Ava Freeman, Online Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2021

Valentine’s Day is known for many different things: cupid, roses, hearts and of course, love to name a few. But aside from these classic symbols, one of the best parts of this romantic holiday is that...

Celebrate the season of love with the Observers own Spotify playlist. With songs selected by each staff member, this is the perfect for any member of the WCHS community to celebrate Valentines Day.

Enjoy Valentine’s Day with the Observer staff’s favorite love songs

By Trevor Gardemal, Social Media Manager February 14, 2021

Valentine’s Day is the time of love. Whether you’re in love, practice self-love, or just love candy this time of year is surrounded by it. And what better way to experience and express love than through...

Dove chocolates are the perfect treat for both you and your friends to enjoy on Valentines Day.

Calling all single ladies: put your hands up for GALentine’s Day

By Ela Jalil, Assistant News Editor February 13, 2020

Despite Valentine’s Day being the holiday of love, not everyone has found that special someone to celebrate with. This holiday has a unique way of making single people feel lonely and even depressed...

The Walgreens in Potomac Woods Plaza has begun stocking the iconic chocolate heart boxes of Valentines Day. Most of this chocolate will not be bought or eaten, and as displayed by the pile of boxes on the cart, creates waste. The quantity of candy available in early January also prompts thought on the fossil fuels necessary to make all of these products and transport all of them to thousands of stores throughout the country.

Valentine’s Day: not so sweet for the environment

By Victoria Park, Opinions Editor February 3, 2020

There is no better way to show how much you love someone than  presenting them with a bouquet of roses, a heart shaped box of chocolates and a plush teddy bear. But these flowers die in a week or so,...

The display set up in the Media Center for Blind Date with a Book.

CHS Students Cherish “Blind Date with a Book” Program

By Sai Sreenivasan, Observations Editor February 14, 2017

With Valentine's Day coming up, the Media Center is honoring this holiday and their love for reading with the “Blind Date with a Book” tradition for the third year in a row. The event was started...

CHS celebrates Valentines Day

CHS celebrates Valentine’s Day

By Jordan Janis, Features Editor February 24, 2014

The arrival of Valentine’s Day brings two possibilities for teenagers: doing nothing or spending the day with loved ones. However, when these teenagers were in elementary school, they passed their...

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