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Brandon Kopp poses with his self published book, “Krazy for Keto.”

Brandon Kopp is “Krazy for Keto” in his new book

Ethan Wen and Maxine Zahler June 16, 2023

About 470,000 children suffer from epilepsy nationwide. Junior Brandon Kopp of Marlboro aims to comfort them, inspire courage and spread awareness with his new book, “Krazy for Keto”. At three years...

Clevenger dons a costume from “Newsies” in honor of Ryan Swanson who plays the role in a production.

Clevenger’s retirement brings uncertainity to CHS traditions

Siofra King and Thomas Tilton June 16, 2023

As veteran educator Virginia Clevenger’s final days at Communications High School near an end, a pressing question looms: How will Clevenger’s absence affect CHS? The health and fitness teacher...

Students talk about the struggles of having no drivers ed at Communications High School.

Learning CHS drivers are rattled on the roads

Maxine Zahler June 16, 2023

Learning to drive is an anticipated event in a teenager’s life that introduces independence and responsibility. In suburban areas, like Monmouth County, driving is imperative since walking and taking...

Does popularity play a larger part in elections than the actual campaign?

Popularity over platform in leadership positions

Isabel Santamaria June 16, 2023

Leadership roles are a battle in a school as competitive as Communications High School, with the most coveted positions being the Student Government Association (SGA) and student council. However, many...

Programming teacher Laura Gesin will be attending Rider University
to obtain her doctoral degree.

The teacher becomes the student: Mx. Gesin returns to the classroom

Kara Gallagher and Phineaus Whedon May 25, 2023

CHS’s college flag tradition has been a staple of the school’s culture since its first graduating class in 2004. This practice is typically reserved for the school’s seniors, but programming teacher,...

Advances in AI lead to concern of integrity in students work.

Artificial intelligence sparks concerns among teachers

Isabel Santamaria May 25, 2023

With the rise of AI technology, it almost seems we are going back in time. ChatGPT, an AI chatbot, was launched in November 2022 and is already disrupting classrooms across the country. Instead of writing...

CHS sophmores have a health class assignment of  being a parent for 24 hours.

Baby boot camp brought back for sophomores

Ori Rosmarin May 25, 2023

The New Jersey mandated Health and Fitness curriculum states that students must learn how to “analyze the emotional, social, and financial effects of being a teen or young adult parent.” Some schools...

Junior Claire Cooperman of Bradley Beach participates in 2023 New Jersey Teen Arts Festival.

CHS students sweep awards at Monmouth County Teen Arts

Students from Communications High School joined other collaborating New Jersey high schools at the 2023 New Jersey State Teen Arts Festival, a highly anticipated statewide celebration of the arts. The...

Lily Costa performs on violin at her middle school graduation.

Lily Costa fiddles with her passion for classical music

Ori Rosmarin May 25, 2023

Sophomore Lily Costa of Redbank’s relationship with classical music and more specifically, the violin began as a four-year-old audience member to her childhood best friends’ orchestra performances....

Astrology is a big topic of conversation at Communications High School.

Astrology’s impact: CHS students looking to the stars for guidance

Ori Rosmarin and Julia Homza March 31, 2023

The question, “What’s your sign?” seems to fuel an ever-growing topic of conversation amongst teenagers. While in decades past, the average teenager might have been familiar with their sun sign,...

CHS students and teachers talk about the winter blues spreading down the halls.

Fluctuating temperatures at CHS a cause for worry in winter months

Adina Saks March 31, 2023

As the days become shorter and darker, students may begin to feel the effects of the phenomenon known as “winter blues,” a mild form of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) that causes fatigue, loss of...

CHS club leaders and council members talk about their experience fundraising.

Follow the money: club leaders discuss their fundraising tactics

Kirthna Todupunuri and Diya Mandal March 31, 2023

Throughout the year, CHS students help organize various fundraisers in order to sponsor special events such as Homecoming, Winter Ball and other occasions. Clubs and class councils use different techniques...

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