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

Cookies & Cream bows out with a mic drop

Cookies & Cream bows out with a mic drop

By Ryan Weiner, Cookies & Cream June 6, 2023

Sitting in the Herbert Hoover Middle School computer lab on a cold January day, I remember feeling overjoyed to finally have the freedom to pick my classes, specifically journalism. I had already started...

There are five hidden dollar bills in this photo alone! One of them is a real spot for a dollar bill... Take that extra hint and go make some money!

Need Money? WCHS might have you covered…

By Ryan Weiner, "The Ginger" May 20, 2023

Check under the desks! Check inside the lockers! Check on the side of vending machines! The Churchill Observer has hidden 10 $100 bills throughout the school for all students to find! After inheriting...

Racing towards the finish line at the WCHS track, Arnav Juneja practices for the next upcoming track meet. The junior prepares for the 200 meter and 400 meter races as a mid-distance sprinter.

AP overload: two tests in one day is unrealistic

By Ryan Weiner, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2023

Pens scribbling on test booklets, timers ticking down on boards, and students inevitably stressing at each turn of a page. When AP season kicks off across the nation on May 1, these are things one can...

A relay squad comprised of Nathan Encinas, Bradan Welby Stepan Volkov and Griffin White (left to right) takes home a regional win after another dominant performance.

Indoor track builds track-ion towards victory

By Ryan Weiner, Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2023

Every day, students listen to the morning announcements during second period and hear various updates about the many sports teams at WCHS. Basketball won another game, swim is rolling through the competition...

Roaming Rooster started out of fun food trucks like these that patrolled the streets of DC during lunchtime.

Roaming rooster, a restaurant worth flocking to

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

In 2015, the Habtemariam family had a dream, bought a food truck and started their culinary adventure in Washington, DC. Their dream? To produce fresh comfort food to local customers in the form of chicken...

The central theme of an inability to escape the past was heavily promoted throughout the lead-up to the film.

“Creed III” lands the punch as a must see movie

By Ryan Weiner, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2023

The year is 1976. In theaters across the nation, moviegoers are watching the movie “Rocky” and its inspirational story of young boxer Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) as he took on fictional champion...

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...

Just like many of the tracks on HDTV, the album cover clearly highlights Verdes journey through heartbreak and moving on.

Verdes drops “HDTV”, a heartache journey

By Ryan Weiner, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2022

The month is May 2020. Needing a new WiFi plan, a customer walks into the Verizon store and asks one of the store’s employees for help. Although the employee looks out of place, as he is six feet seven...

Gatorade spotlighted each winner with an official press release.

Top state baseball award given to WCHS player Chris Hacopian

By Ryan Weiner, Editor-in-chief June 13, 2022

Although his dominant season came to an unfortunate end when WCHS lost in the state semifinals to Sherwood High School, junior Chris Hacopian still wasn’t finished. Hacopian, who put up a ridiculous...

Students who are cooped up in their houses doing unnecessary work are far more likely to be stressed and in a poor mood. Rather, it would benefit them to spend outdoors and on the water, as pictured here.

Sunny days shine on a homework-free summer break

By Ryan Weiner, Editor-in-Chief June 10, 2022

From Aug. 30 to June 15, students at WCHS labor at school. They go to school bright and early. They do classwork that often serves little purpose other than to keep students busy. They go home. They do...

WCHS teams already have to play on many turf fields against opponents like Wootton (as pictured above). Thus, getting a turf field makes it more unilateral for our teams.

It’s time for a change, invest in turf

By Ryan Weiner, Sports Editor May 8, 2022

What do Alabama football, Duke basketball and Vanderbilt baseball all have in common? They are all elite programs with elite facilities. There is a reason why the rich get richer in sports and that is...

WCHS auditorium celebrates its new prestigious award for Teacher of the Year with a big crowd and a bundle of congratulatory balloons.

Teacher of the Year: The Auditorium!

By Ryan Weiner, Professional Half-Face Snapper April 4, 2022

During the 2020-21 school year, this teacher took a break for most of the year as classes went virtual and only had a limited role for AP tests, even when students came back. Yet, since the start of the...

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