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

Papa Louie reunites with former employee, WCHS senior Alberto Scoop, afer his Cooking-media course presentation at WCHS on March 28.

Beloved chef Papa Louie aims to run new WCHS class

By Kalena Yee, Arts Editor June 2, 2023

Freezeria. Cupcakeria. Taco Mia. These all too familiar words bring up childhood memories for WCHS students. These memories will be brought to life as Papa Louie has come to teach his first introductory...

XO, Kitty releases on May 18, starring Anna Cathcart as Kitty and featuring many new characters.

“To All the Boys” spin-off series, “Xo, Kitty,” is set to hit Netflix

By Kalena Yee, Features Editor May 16, 2023

Finished with AP exams and need a new show to binge and unwind to? For rom-com lovers, the new Netflix series “XO, Kitty” might be the answer. On May 18, Netflix will release its new spin-off series,...

Ms. Malanoski smiles while holding her Teacher of the Month certificate. She has been teaching various math classes at WCHS for 23 years and teaching for 27 years in total.

Teacher of the Month: Monica Malanoski

By Kalena Yee, Arts Editor May 16, 2023

Welcome to Maloland, where Among Us doodles are scattered all over white boards and desks are rearranged almost every week. Despite the odd classroom setup, anyone who has had Ms. Monica Malanoski as a...

Hannah Choi and her dance group perform a Korean fan dance in the WCHS cafeteria at International Night on March 23.

International night takes students around the world

By Kalena Yee, Arts Editor April 19, 2023

Taiwan. France. South Korea. Jamaica. These are just some of the many countries showcased at WCHS’s 2nd annual International Night on March 23. Hosted by the International Student Alliance, WCHS students...

This is one of Ida Chens portfolio pieces made of acrylic paint and ballpoint pen. It is about the curiosity of students shining through the mundane aspects of schooling.

Student art spotlight: Ida Chen

By Kalena Yee, Arts Editor March 30, 2023

Drawing. Painting. Film. Animation. These are distinctive and separate forms of art that many are familiar with. However, WCHS senior Ida Chen pushes the limits as she fuses all of these art forms into...

Crumbs and Whiskers houses cuddly kittens and offers delicious drinks and food to enjoy with a significant other on Valentines Day.

Purr-fect dates with the purr-fect person – fur real!

By Kalena Yee, Arts Editor March 28, 2023

The air is getting chillier and the sun is setting earlier, meaning one thing: cuffing season, a period during the colder months when people are more inclined to couple up in a romantic relationship. Whether...

Teamania is a great place to get refreshing milk teas such as coffee milk tea and matcha milk tea.

A perfect place to sip, sit or study: local coffee shops to try

By Kalena Yee, Arts Editor January 24, 2023

Nothing compares to the smell of fresh baked goods, calming music, quiet chatter, and a warm cup of coffee. Whether looking for a place to study, to catch up with friends, take aesthetic Instagram worthy...

WCHS junior Agata Dolinska poses with her friends in the student section at the Blake vs. WCHS football game on September 9.

Two minutes on the clock. It’s time to BeReal

By Kalena Yee, Arts Editor October 20, 2022

The crushing crowd packed the stands under the bright Friday night lights on September 9. At exactly 8:19 p.m., the WCHS student section erupted with cheer. Did the football team score a touchdown? No,...

WCHS DECA club smiles as they celebrate their many awards and successful experience at ICDC on April 26, in Atlanta, GA.

WCHS Deca wins big at Internationals in Atlanta, GA

By Jeremy Chung and Kalena Yee June 9, 2022

“Maximize your momentum.” This year, as the theme for DECA’s International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Atlanta, GA, these words were permanently engraved into participants’ memories....

On March 26, sophomore Maddie Xu smiles behind the piano after her successful performance at the Arc Montgomery Piano Fundraiser at Piano Craft Gaithersburg.

Maddi Xu hits all the right notes for a worthy cause

By Kalena Yee, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

Something as simple as a sweet melody can express emotions, tell a story and touch a person’s heart in a way that words can not. WCHS sophomore Maddie Xu hoped to do this by combining her love for music...

Volunteering outside of school with Kits to Heart, Mary Stockschaleder, Anjali George, Lauren Turner, and Julie Nustray package care kits with various goods for cancer patients on November 12.

Kits to Heart club touches hearts of cancer patients

By Kalena Yee, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

Pipe cleaners. Tissue paper. Construction paper. Markers. String. These materials are most commonly used for enjoyment, but they also have the power to make a difference in someone’s life. Whether big...

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