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CCC brings holiday joy to underprivileged students

CCC brings holiday joy to underprivileged students

Francesca Santaniello

January 17, 2020

As the bell rang for students to go to second period on Friday, Dec. 13, the Cultural Communications Club (CCC) welcomed children from the Lakewood Head Start program into room 107. The classroom became a Christmas spectacle that included student performances and a special visit from Santa. Head...

JSA risks losing trips, stability unless officialized

JSA risks losing trips, stability unless officialized

Madison Beekman

January 17, 2020

For the CHS chapter of the Junior State of America (JSA), yearly conventions aren’t just a way of racking up best speaker awards, but a chance to socialize with other students across the east coast, sharpen public speaking through debates and learn the inner-workings of American politics. These tri...

JSA attends Fall State convention

JSA attends Fall State convention

Joey Esposito

November 24, 2019

CHS’s Junior State of America (JSA) chapter attended the organization’s annual Fall State convention in Woodbridge, N.J. from Saturday, Nov. 16 to Sunday, Nov 17. Each fall, the national organization invites chapters from over the Mid-Atlantic region to debate with their peers. This two-day ev...

NAHS visits The Metropolitan Museum of Art

NAHS visits The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Meredith Prud'homme

November 23, 2019

The National Art Honors Society (NAHS) traveled to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, also known as The Met, in New York City on Nov. 22. It was the club’s first trip to the museum since 2016 and 40 students attended, along with four chaperones. NAHS President and senior Jill Tracy of Belmar thought the trip ...

SGA holds election for 2019-2020 school year

SGA holds election for 2019-2020 school year

Jordan Durkin

May 19, 2019

On Friday, May 17, CHS students gathered in the cafeteria to select their Student Government Association (SGA) council for the 2019-2020 school year, equipped with two executives and three members of council. Students elected junior Liam Jamolod of Howell as their SGA President and junior Dane Tedde...

JSA debates in D.C.

JSA debates in D.C.

Tess Rempel

March 16, 2019

.Members of CHS’s Junior State of America (JSA) chapter attended the Winter Congress trip in Washington, D.C. from Friday, Feb. 22 to Sunday, Feb. 24. Supervised by math teacher Justine Lane, the trip provided an opportunity for politically active high school students to express their opinions ...

NTHS showcases variety of professions at Career Day

NTHS showcases variety of professions at Career Day

Isabella Ji and Ella Lukowiak

March 15, 2019

Students had the opportunity to listen to speakers with careers in the communications field and beyond on Friday, Feb. 22 during the annual Career Day, hosted by SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). This year, the club welcomed 17 speakers to talk about their professional experi...

WCHS wins Best Talk Program, Adviser awards

WCHS wins Best Talk Program, Adviser awards

Brigid McCarthy

March 15, 2019

Members of Radio Club traveled to New York City on March 1 to be recognized nationally for their accomplishments in broadcasting by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS). According to its official website, the IBS Awards honor “excellence in programming, air personalities, public service ...

Radio Club wins two awards at IBS Conference

Radio Club wins two awards at IBS Conference

Tess Rempel

March 14, 2019

Radio Club members nominated for awards by the Intercollegiate Broadcast System (IBS) attended the International IBS Conference in New York City on Friday, March 1. Supervised by club adviser and radio teacher Bill Bengle, the event provided an opportunity for radio show hosts and producers to ne...

SkillsUSA and NTHS host annual Career Day

SkillsUSA and NTHS host annual Career Day

Madison Beekman

March 5, 2019

As a part of Career and Technical Education Month, students participated in the annual Career Day on Friday, Feb. 22, hosted by SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). Students traveled from classroom to classroom, listening to guest speakers from all different jobs. Guest speake...

Clubs raise money at Mingle & Jingle

Clubs raise money at Mingle & Jingle

Tess Rempel

December 16, 2018

Clubs played holiday music, sold shirts and sang carols at the annual Mingle & Jingle event on Friday, Dec. 7. Hosted by the Parent Student Faculty Association (PSFA), the event provides clubs with a fundraising opportunity while getting students and their families into the holiday spirit. Clu...

Lit Mag attends the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival

Lit Mag attends the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival

Brigid McCarthy

November 21, 2018

Members of the Literary Magazine took a glimpse into the world of professional writing at the Dodge Poetry Festival in Newark on Friday, Oct. 19. The Dodge Poetry Festival is a four-day event that occurs every other year in Newark. The festival is the largest of its kind in North America. Authors ...

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