The Horses are approaching the starting gate! The momentum is building! Now is the time to get your tickets, sponsor a race and volunteer so YOU can get in on the fun and support Churchill student athletes.
Only Four Weeks Until the Booster Club's Biggest
The Booster Club is excited to host the entire Churchill community for this special evening on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Pony Express – Bolger Center. Enjoy a night of laughter, great food, 'wagering' on your favorite horses with 'fun' money and terrific prizes. Please click on Your Invitation for all of the details for this special, adults-only event. We look forward to seeing you and your friends at the races!
There are also several ways to help. To see options to spread the word and gather support for this event, click on Ways to Help. If you have questions or want to volunteer, please simply email Booster Club President Larry Tanenbaum at firstname.lastname@example.org, or join us at our next Booster Club meeting, this Wednesday, April 9 at 7 pm in Room 126.
The Boys Varsity Lacrosse game against Walt Whitman, tonight at 7 pm, concludes a a two-part community appreciation event the Booster Club and Athletic Department are hosting to thank Churchill neighbors and friends. Round one of the community outreach featured the Churchill Girls Lacrosse team against Bethesda Chevy-Chase last Friday. The girls were victorious, displaying solid skills and finesse, earning a 10-7 final score. Both of the community evenings feature exciting lacrosse as well as FREE admission to all students in the pre-high school Churchill cluster. Click for more details about students eligible for free admission, free Bulldog souvenirs and discounts on CHS spiritwear for this special event.
The Churchill track and field community is gearing up to host the third annual Friday Night Spikes track and field extravaganza this Friday, April 11 at 5:30 pm. When the event started in 2012, it was Churchill's first nighttime track and field competition, a dual meet against Wootton High School. It has rapidly grown into a highlight of the season. This year there's added excitement because Friday Night Spikes will expand to include Wilson High School from the District of Columbia in the first dual meet between Maryland and D.C. schools in recent memory.
Congratulations to Varsity Baseball, which became the first spring sport to achieve 100% membership in the Booster Club during the first week in April! On the field this year, the Varsity team opened strong winning both games of a split double-header pre-season scrimmage against Avalon and Damascus High Schools. The Varsity Bulldogs went on to win their season opener against Magruder, along with games against Springbrook and Walter Johnson. Churchill suffered two losses (Quince Orchard and B-CC) and Monday's game against Whitman was rained out. The team is now looking for a win against Blair at 3:30 pm this Wednesday at home. Shown above is senior captain Eric Brodkowitz on the mound during the 1-0 win at home vs. Walter Johnson. View the Churchill Booster Club Website's Sports News Page for photos of the JV Baseball season, along with more photos from the Varsity games. Photo by Mary Ellen Mengucci
The season has roared into high gear with Varsity Coed Volleyball storming to a 5-1 start and the Varsity Boys amassing a 4-2 record thus far. Coed Varsity Volleyball is led by experienced seniors Alex Wang, Daniel Liu, Raymond Roxas, Kaitlyn Hillard, Katherine Liu and Olivia Chao. Their teamwork, outside hitting and grit showed in an especially tough 3-1 match against powerhouse Richard Montgomery. Assistant Coach Cindy Hillard is optimistic about the season and is looking forward to more tough matches.
Boys Volleyball features veteran seniors Alex Fang, Andrew Tsao, Brian Chen, Jake Monson and newcomer senior Ahmad Al-Ali. “These guys have great chemistry on court and in practice and are really pulling together,” commented second- year Churchill coach Erika Eastham, who is a Churchill alumna.
More exciting volleyball is ahead, concluding with a Senior Night celebration at CHS between matches on April 28 vs Poolesville. Boys play at 5:15 pm and Coed starts at
7 pm. Come and cheer them on! At right, junior Alan Yan delivers a high-flying jump serve vs Blake Mar. 21 while Winston Churchill looks on. Photo by Ray Yan/Sunny Yun
Churchill Bulldogs were abundantly represented among the Washington Post's 2013-2014 Winter All Metropolitan selections. The Booster Club extends congratulations to senior Emma Coleman (Girls Indoor Track), senior Harrison Gu (Boys Swim & Dive), senior Mashal Hashem, sophomores Hannah Lindsey, Brighid Dunn, and Elaina Faerber, juniors Elaina Gu and Kali Becker, and freshman Emily Wang (Girls Swim & Dive), sophomore Junmo Kim, junior Ross Allen, and senior Noah Fleishman (Ice Hockey), and senior Hunter Sutton (Wrestling) who was also recently named the Gazette Newspaper's Wrestler of the Year. Link to the washingtonpost.com for complete All Met listings.
Anyone interested in trying out for varsity poms for the 2014-15 school year is encouraged to attend an informational meeting on . The meeting will be held at Churchill High School in room 116for students and their parents. Please contact the poms Coach Lichter at with questions.
The Churchill field hockey program is holding a skills clinic on Sunday, June 8, from 9:30-11:30 am. Girls in 3rd-8th grade are invited to meet the coaches and learn field hockey skills from current varsity and JV field hockey players. To sign up, parents can fill out a short registration form online here – or they can access the registration form from the team website at www.churchillfieldhockey.com. The cost for the two-hour clinic is $20; all proceeds will go to the Churchill field hockey program via the WCHS Booster Club. Don't have the proper equipment? Don't let that stop your young player! The team has a limited supply of sticks and eye goggles to borrow.
For girls in grades 8-11 who plan to try out for the field hockey team this fall addition, there will also be a field hockey interest meeting at Churchill on Tuesday, June 3, at 4 pm. Questions? E-mail email@example.com.
While the Churchill 'Downs' – Night at the Races will be the social event of the year, there are still other ways to support Bulldog student-athletes as we begin to wind up the school year. Please explore each of the levels and benefits of Booster Club's individual and family memberships when you click on Join the Club! The Boosters is also offering two types of business participation, a "JV" level and a "Varsity" level, with special benefits associated with each one. So, for ways to support the Bulldogs while investing in your business, click here.
Spring sports are here and we all want to get outside to support our favorite WCHS teams and players. Make it easy to catch each of the games with no standing in line. Spend more time in the bleachers cheering on the team and socializing with other Bulldog parents. Consider buying Churchill Bulldog sport passes for students and/or adults, sold only online. Save time! Save money!
Spring is finally upon us and it's high time to treat yourself and your student to new Bullldog spiritwear items that will be great in warmer weather. Visit the school store located on the first floor near the cafeteria to see what's available. The store is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at lunch between 10:40 - 11:45 AM. If you cannot find just the right item in the store, check out our complete online store by linking here. To volunteer to work at the store just log onto www.signupgenius.com and select 'Find a Sign Up.' In the email address space, please enter firstname.lastname@example.org and select 'School Store.'
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