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Junior class meets to discuss Battle of the Bands

Arielle Hutchinson

February 7, 2017

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

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...

Lit Mag opens sign-ups for Project WriteNow

Marissa Ho

January 31, 2017

The prompt from last week’s meeting was holy/unholy and illuminate. Club members read pieces they wrote relating to the prompt. Sign-ups were opened for the free writing workshop that will be hosted by the Lit Mag, called Project WriteNow. The workshop will take place on Feb. 21, immediately after ...

SGA accepts new fundraising proposals

Shannon Damiano

January 23, 2017

The Student Government Association (SGA) met on Jan. 23 to discuss three class proposals for fundraisers and events. The class of 2018 proposed a Battle of the Bands competition and the seniors proposed a Chipotle fundraiser and also asked for clarification regarding a car wash scheduled in May. SGA...

Lit Mag plans writing workshop

Marissa Ho

January 23, 2017

The prompt for this week's Lit Mag meeting was “something positive” or any poetry piece club members felt like sharing. The prompts for next week’s meeting are “illuminate” and “holy vs. unholy.” Lit Mag will be holding a writing workshop, called Project WriteNow, on Feb. 21 in Room 14...

NHS informs juniors and seniors of upcoming blood drive

Emma Wilenta

January 18, 2017

The National Honor Society (NHS) will be hosting the annual Blood Drive on Feb. 28. Today, the club held an assembly during second period in the cafeteria to educate students on donation requirements. Prospective donors must be a junior or senior and weigh at least 120 pounds. All donors must hand in...

SkillsUSA collects final competition payments

Andrew Wang

January 18, 2017

At this week's SkillsUSA meeting, the council collected the final payment of $50 that were due for competitions, which will be taking place during March and April. The last of conferences were held following the meeting for all individuals and teams that would be competing. After payments were turned...

CCC prepares for month without adviser

Arielle Hutchinson

January 18, 2017

The Cultural Communications Club (CCC) held a mandatory meeting to discuss the next four weeks with club members as the club's adviser Sabina Campbell will be absent for the next four weeks. As a result, CCC members are encouraged to continue attending meetings as well as purchase and donate to breakfast...

Sophomore class prepares for next fundraiser

Marissa Ho

January 18, 2017

The Sophomore Council is selling pancakes and drinks on Monday, Jan. 23. Donations for paper goods, foods, drinks, and utensils are welcome. Money donated to history teacher and advisers Sharyn O’Keefe and Jeanine Gomez will also be accepted. Two pancakes and a drink are being sold for $3 for the ...

SkillsUSA finalizes competitions and conferences

Andrew Wang

January 18, 2017

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

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

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...

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