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Students show their true colors

Students show their true colors

Kaitlyn Hammond

Sophomore Amanda Lavery walks into school with blue hair after having pink hair the day before. It’s just a normal day at Communications High School. For some students like Lavery of Marlboro, having an unconventio...

April 23, 2017

The Inkblot celebrates fifteen years of journalism

The Inkblot celebrates fifteen years of journalism

Sarah Lynch

“The News of Communications High School” has not taken a break since 2002. With 87 issues, The Inkblot has reached thousands of readers, triumphed in state and national competitions and enabled CHS...

April 20, 2017

Ruoff dazzles on the stage and on the court

Ruoff dazzles on the stage and on the court

Courtney Kushnir

All the world's a stage for senior Annie Ruoff of Monmouth Beach. Ruoff has performed  in plays and musicals since she was in the third grade and has been a part of 18 productions from her local comm...

April 20, 2017

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America needs public libraries

America needs public libraries

Caroline Monaghan

In the current world of eBooks and the Internet, the thought of a public library seems dated and like a waste of tax dollars. If you’re paying taxes to have a building hold antiquated books and even ...

April 22, 2017

Hollywood can use films to spread politic ideas

Hollywood can use films to spread politic ideas

Vaughn Battista

With such a controversial president, it seems that Hollywood has become increasingly political, especially through award shows. From Jimmy Fallon’s Trump one-liners to Meryl Streep’s six minute spe...

April 19, 2017

Promposals force a “yes”

Promposals force a “yes”

Sarah Lynch

Let me preface this by saying I am not the Grinch of prom. I’m a big fan of prom: the dresses, the decor, the music, the food, the overall atmosphere. But the one aspect of prom that is absurdly over-h...

April 1, 2017

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Brunch proves to be a cultural phenomenon for millennials

Brunch proves to be a cultural phenomenon for millennials

Caroline Collins

To brunch, or not to brunch, that is the question. According to millennials, the answer is always yes. Piper Jaffray’s 27th semi-annual study of teen behavior reports young people now spend more money...

April 22, 2017No Comments

Phillipa Soo is the saving grace of ‘Amelie’

Phillipa Soo is the saving grace of ‘Amelie’

Dreamers. Goldfish. Garden gnomes. Elton John. Paris, France. The unifying factor that links all of these seemingly unrelated aspects into a single Broadway musical is one woman: Phillipa Soo. Broadway...

April 19, 2017No Comments

“Newsies” establishes a new precedent for movie musicals

“Newsies” establishes a new precedent for movie musicals

Alexandra Weitzman

Playing for a limited time only, Disney’s “Newsies: The Broadway Musical” premiered on the big screen for four days. Although the show was initially set to show only on Feb. 16, 18 and 22, an extra...

April 19, 2017No Comments

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Student athletes defy unathletic reputation

Student athletes defy unathletic reputation

Mary Kate Cashman

Can’t throw a touchdown. Can’t shoot a basket. Can’t hit a homerun. All of these describe the “not athletically gifted” stereotypical CHS student, said senior and varsity cheerleader Carolin...

April 20, 2017

Majority of students say cheerleading and dance are sports

Majority of students say cheerleading and dance are sports

Mia Gallo

The discussion has gone on since what feels like the beginning of time. When asked to name a sport, most people would say basketball, football, soccer, or baseball, but competitive cheer or dance woul...

April 19, 2017

Students take on reffing sports games as jobs

Students take on reffing sports games as jobs

Kiera Gill

High school is a time for teenagers to get a taste of what the real world is like, and many get this exposure through a job, internship or volunteer task. According to NewsOk, an Oklahoma City newspaper, one...

April 1, 2017

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The News of Communications High School
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