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Winter Ball committees begin finalizing logistics

Marissa Ho

December 11, 2016

At the sophomore council meeting, t-shirt sales, Winter Ball committees and pending fundraising were discussed. T-shirts for Winter Ball are being sold for $15 until Dec. 12. They are expected to be delivered on Jan. 3. The council is hoping to sell 61 shirts. Advertisements for the dance are expected to ...

Sophomore council plans Winter Ball and Wreaths Across America

Marissa Ho

December 11, 2016

The sophomore council met on Nov. 30. The main topics discussed were Wreaths Across America and the Winter Ball were discussed. 202 wreaths were donated to Wreaths Across America from faculty and students. The wreath placing is on Dec. 17, and will count for NHS hours. A series of commercials will be...

CCC discusses logistics for December

Samara Ghali

December 11, 2016

The Cultural Communications Club met to discuss the logistics of upcoming events for the month of December. Chaperones are needed for Barnes & Noble gift wrapping sessions. More volunteers are also needed for events at Allaire Community Farms on Dec. 17 and Dec. 21. All donations and performances...

Lit Mag goes on sale

Marissa Ho

December 11, 2016

The prompt from last week's meeting was "shudder." The overall theme for the next issue is blue. The prompt for the next meeting is relating to wants and/or needs. The Lit Mag is being sold today and tomorrow during lunch for $3. Copies are free for anybody who had work published in the Lit Mag....

CCC previews month ahead

Samara Ghali

December 3, 2016

The Cultural Communications Club (CCC) met on Nov. 22 to review events the club has to come in the following weeks before Christmas. The council will be collecting donations for Students Change Hunger so the organization will be able to purchase turkeys for families who may not be able to afford one....

Lit Mag sends to print

Marissa Ho

November 22, 2016

The Literary Magazine met on Nov. 21. At the meeting, stories from last week’s prompt, "Intrusive," were read. The prompt for the next meeting is "Lucid." The Literary Magazine will be sent to print next week and copies will be sold at lunch for five dollars.

Junior Council sets deadlines for Coffeehouse

Arielle Hutchinson

November 21, 2016

The junior class met to discuss preparations for upcoming exit sales, the Toy Drive, Christmas grams and Coffeehouse deadlines. The council encouraged class members to continue donating to exit sales, the next one being Dec. 8. Junior Felicia Aschettino of West Long Branch is in charge of coordinating...

SGA meets for improvements to Spring Spirit Week

Emma Hecht

November 21, 2016

At the SGA meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 16, the SGA discussed making heavy duty Spirit Week revisions in order to better everyone's Spirit Week experience in the spring. Spirit wear forms will be passed out within the next month for students to purchase. The SGA’s kabob-themed exit sales will continue to tak...

DV Council encourages film submissions

Shannon Damiano

November 21, 2016

The council discussed upcoming film festival due dates for club members. They encouraged club members to continue submitting their work in festivals. Music videos, which was the club's monthly theme, will be due by the end of November. October's theme, the 5x5 autobiographical videos, were all uploaded...

Sophomore Council works on Wreaths Across America

Marissa Ho

November 19, 2016

The Sophomore Council discussed its volunteer project, Wreaths Across America. Eight wreaths have been sponsored by CHS faculty and students. The forms for the wreaths are due on Nov. 28. For every two wreaths that are sponsored at CHS, Wreaths Across America will sponsor one. The wreaths can be bought ...

Lit Mag preps for latest round of layout

Marissa Ho

November 14, 2016

Students read pieces from the previous meeting's prompt, which was "magic." Pieces featured stories about a clock, a poem about eggs and other topics related to the prompt. Lit Mag is currently working on the layout for the next issue and expects to publish before Thanksgiving break. The prompt for the next...

Skills welcomes new NTHS members and prepares for Career Day

Ebenezer Shim

November 5, 2016

The meeting began with the council thanking everyone who helped coordinate a successful Halloween Dance on Oct. 28. The dance raised $620 for the club. The next event for SkillsUSA is Career Day, and the council hopes to finalize speakers by Nov. 9. More opportunities to help out at Career Day include...

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