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Class council elections and Drama Club picks new assistants

Class council elections and Drama Club picks new assistants

Samara Ghali

June 7, 2017


Filed under Club News, Showcase

The rising sophomore, junior and senior classes held elections today to decide the new class councils for the 2017-2018 school year. Candidates were narrowed down in a primary in May, and those remaining gave speeches to their prospective classmates. Election results were announced at the end of the...

Club elections for CCC, NHS, NAHS and SkillsUSA

Club elections for CCC, NHS, NAHS and SkillsUSA

Kyle Galvin

May 21, 2017


Filed under Club News, Showcase

Throughout the week, four clubs elected new club officers for the 2017-2018 school year. The clubs included the Cultural Communications Club (CCC) and National Honor Society (NHS) on Tuesday, National Art Honor Society (NAHS) on Wednesday and SkillsUSA/National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Thursday. On...

CCC prepares for annual festival

Arielle Hutchinson

March 28, 2017


Filed under Club News

The Cultural Communications Club (CCC) met to discuss final preparations for the CCC Festival that will take place on March 31. Tickets will be on sale during lunch for $7, and $10 at the door. The proceeds will go towards Allaire Community Farms and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. All participants...

Lit Mag practices carousel writing

Marissa Ho

March 27, 2017


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Members of Lit Mag participated in carousel writing at today's meeting. The first sentence of the carousel writing was, “this is what I see in the mirror in the morning.” This week’s prompt is, “you wake up one morning and your reflection is gone. Where did it go?” Submissions are due for ...

Lit Mag selling latest issue

Marissa Ho

March 6, 2017


Filed under Club News

The Lit Mag sold their latest issue for $3 from Feb. 28 to March 3 in the cafeteria. Anybody who contributed work for this issue was only charged $1.50. The first freshmen stories were featured in this issue. This week’s prompt is “a story where you hate the main character.”

Instructional Council meets for February

Shannon Damiano

February 16, 2017


Filed under Club News

The Instructional Council met to discuss issues such as junior seminar, summer reading, clubs and Drop Everything and Read (DEAR). Some new possible topics are being considered for junior seminar, such as SAT prep, time management and a service project. The summer reading books are being discussed for...

NHS plans annual blood drive

Marissa Ho

February 15, 2017


Filed under Club News

The National Honor Society (NHS) will be hosting the annual Blood Drive on Feb. 28. The event is in collaboration with Central Jersey Blood Center, said math teacher and adviser Justine Lane.   “The event will occur from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. busses that will be parked in front of the school. Jun...

Sophomore Council discusses Lip Sync

Marissa Ho

February 15, 2017


Filed under Club News

Choreographers for Lip Sync were invited to the class meeting to discuss the dance. The theme and songs have been decided on and details are in discussion. The council photo was taken today for the yearbook.

NTHS hosts week of workshops

Arielle Hutchinson

February 8, 2017


Filed under Club News

The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) will be holding workshops throughout the week of Feb. 6. Each workshop will be held by different members of NTHS, and will highlight a different technical skill each day. The workshops varied from resume writing to branding and logo design. Junior and NTH...

SkillsUSA members registered for competitons

Ebenezer Shim

February 7, 2017


Filed under Club News

SkillsUSA held a meeting in Room 107 to handle online registration for state competitions that will begin in March and carry into April. All accounts were made on behalf of club members by council members with a generic password, and club members were asked to log into those accounts and update their...

Junior class meets to discuss Battle of the Bands

Arielle Hutchinson

February 7, 2017


Filed under Club News

The junior class met to split into committees for the next major class fundraiser and to gather donors for the next exit sale. After getting cancelled last year, the Class of 2018 received approval to revive Battle of the Bands. President Samara Ghali of Colts Neck will handle food, Vice President Kyle...

CCC gives final announcements for Special Olympics

Arielle Hutchinson

February 3, 2017


Filed under Club News

The Cultural Communications Club (CCC) held a mandatory meeting to discuss final preparations for Special Olympics, as well as to encourage CCC members to pre-order for one of the new modified breakfast sales in adviser and Spanish teacher Sabina Campbell's absence. Anyone who needs to cancel for a shift...

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