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SkillsUSA finalizes competitions and conferences

Andrew Wang

January 18, 2017


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SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) club members met today during the first half of lunch to discuss upcoming competitions along with NTHS workshops. The SkillsUSA council set dates for individual and team meetings in preparation for upcoming competitions in March and April as well...

NHS selects junior chair heads

Emme Leong

January 18, 2017


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The National Honor Society (NHS) had its monthly meeting on Jan. 10. This was the first meeting for new inductees to submit their monthly hours as part of their membership to the club. The individual NHS committees chose their new junior chair heads: Delia Noone of Middletown and Allison Paglia of Oceanport...

Junior class discusses logistics for senior trip and new committees

Arielle Hutchinson

January 18, 2017


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The junior class met to discuss the tentative plan for their senior trip. The process to lead a newly established set of student-run committees. The class plans to see a Broadway show, visit the Museum of Modern Art and eat at a diner somewhere in between the two locations. The class has established...

Sophomore Council plans next entrance sale

Marissa Ho

January 12, 2017


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The sophomore council sent out thank you cards to all chaperones and custodians who helped out at Winter Ball. The estimated total raised was $2,000, science teacher and class co-adviser Jeanine Gomez said. There will be a pancake entrance sale on Jan. 23 to support the sophomore class. Orders will b...

Lit Mag accepts poetry submissions

Marissa Ho

January 12, 2017


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The prompt for all club member's from last week was burning bridges. Following readings from the prompt, two members of the club showed a presentation on writing effective poetry. After the presentation, the club completed a five word poem activity. The prompt for all club members for next week is p...

CCC collects forms for Special Olympics

Arielle Hutchinson

January 12, 2017


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The Cultural Communications Club (CCC) met in Room 212 to discuss upcoming events for this month. It was the deadline for all forms to participate in the Special Olympics on Feb. 4. Breakfast sales will resume starting on Jan. 13. The council told CCC members that although Spanish teacher and adviser...

Final details set for Winter Ball decorations

Marissa Ho

January 5, 2017


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The sophomore council meeting primarily focused on decorations for Winter Ball, which will be held this Friday. Students were encouraged to sign up for set up and clean up committees, which have had few signups so far. The decorations committee met second half of lunch on Thursday in Room 202. ...

CCC hosts Special Olympics again

Arielle Hutchinson

January 3, 2017


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The Cultural Communications Club (CCC) held their first meeting of the new year. The primary focus of the meeting was on the upcoming Special Olympics, which will take place on Feb. 4 in Lakewood. CCC members were encouraged to sign up for the three shifts offered at the event, and up to 12 National...

Lit Mag submissions are due

Marissa Ho

January 3, 2017


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Submissions for the next issue of the Lit Mag are due today. The prompt for this week's meeting was “inspired by Wikihow.” The prompt for next week's meeting is “burning bridges.” Although this week's meeting was held on Tuesday because of Winter Break, meetings will resume at their regular ti...

Sophomore Council meets to discuss final Winter Ball logistics

Marissa Ho

December 21, 2016


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The sophomore council met on Dec. 21 to discuss final preparations for Winter Ball.  A survey for songs will be sent out tonight or tomorrow. In addition, the council also discussed some of the decorations needed for the dance. Tickets are being sold this week for $10 and $12 after break. Every stud...

Freshmen Council plans “Freshman Friday” holiday party

Katherine Lombardi

December 20, 2016


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The committee for “Freshman Friday,” a freshmen holiday party scheduled for Dec. 23, met to discuss decorations, food and entertainment. The committee decided on a movie to show and planned to decorate the room prior to the event on Thursday. Food will include a long sub sandwich and other snacks a...

NHS meets with new inductees

Maura DeRose

December 19, 2016


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The National Honor Society (NHS) held its first meeting with new inductees on Dec. 13. Adviser and math teacher Justine Lane congratulated inductees on a successful induction ceremony, which was held on Dec. 7. Council members discussed upcoming events and members handed in their monthly hours. Junior...

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