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School ranks: the downfall of students?

School ranks: the downfall of students?

By Austin Vinner, Photo Manager

June 6, 2019

From number one to number twelve, WCHS seems to be on the decline according to US News magazine rankings of the best high schools in Maryland. There are many theories as to how this happened, but the most accepted theory is that WCHS and three other schools across the state were missing crucial info...

MCPS monitors students’ wifi usage to help maintain safety

MCPS monitors students’ wifi usage to help maintain safety

By Austin Vinner, Photo Manager

May 10, 2019

Everyone knows that the type of spies that are in movies are not likely to exist to the same degree that they do in the cinema, but other types of spying do exist and one of them is right under your nose. Your internet usage is being monitored, specifically, when you’re are at school. Students in our ...

Transplant debate should focus on increasing donors

By Amanda Vinner, Features Editor

March 21, 2011

Patient One is a seventy-five-year-old grandmother who is in need of a new kidney and has been on the transplant list for thirty years. Patient Two is a six-year-old boy who also needs a kidney, but was just added to the transplant list last year. While the government battles over who is more deserving...

Get to know SGA presidents as they kick off the year

By By Amanda Vinner, Features Editor

October 4, 2010

        SGA PRESIDENT JAMIE OPPENHEIMERI play lacrosse and am a member of B’nai B’rith Girls (BBG). How well do people know the students leading their class? This year, the Observer decided to get to know the presidents at CHS.   What other activities do you participate in?      ...

OPTIONS offers alternatives to college

By Amanda Vinner, Features Editor

May 28, 2010

Eighteen years is a long time. In that time, students go through twelve grades, four leap years and 567,648,000 seconds, but still not everyone is ready to live in a new place and on his or her own as a young adult. The thought of going to college is not exciting for everyone and so two members of the...

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