the Inkblot

Leong wins Women in Communications Award

Phoebe Drummond

June 15, 2018

As the first bell blares through Communications High School every morning, students in every class watch their peers on the morning news; but on Monday April 23, students watched senior Emme Leong of Freehold on the “Today Show” – not “The Breakfast Club.” Leong, dressed in the red dress she picked out pr...

Madeira illustrates her talents through artistic endeavors, class council

Madeira displays one of her talents at Coffeehouse.

Evan Kuo

May 4, 2018

As both an artist and a diplomat at CHS, Emily Madeira got her start by following her sister’s footsteps. But, now she is forging her own path to success. A sophomore from Howell, Madeira began her artistic career when she was in the third grade. She saw that her older sister Jessica was good at ...

Rasp taps into her artistic passions

Rasp shows off her love for photography on the CHS runway.

Michelle Moroses

March 2, 2018

Anyone who attended Coffeehouse in the past three years probably remembers seeing junior Alyssa Rasp of Hazlet perform one of her dance routines. Rasp started dancing when she was 3 years old at a studio in Aberdeen. She began tap dancing and has continued with that style throughout the years, developing...

Schobel swims through the recruitment process

Photo courtesy of Marie Schobel.

Jacqueline Geller

December 18, 2017

Senior Marie Schobel of Sea Girt has a reputation at CHS for being an award-winning swimmer. She has also made a name for herself by becoming the first senior to commit to a college this year. In the fall of 2018, Schobel will attend Pennsylvania State University and she will be bringing her love...

Ruoff dazzles on the stage and on the court

Photo by Cameron Destefano.

Courtney Kushnir

April 20, 2017

All the world's a stage for senior Annie Ruoff of Monmouth Beach. Ruoff has performed  in plays and musicals since she was in the third grade and has been a part of 18 productions from her local community theater to school shows as an actor, choreographer and more. Ruoff said she made the transition from acti...

It’s All Greek to She

Photo Courtesy of Delia Noone

Shannon Damiano

March 8, 2017

Junior Delia Noone of Middletown expresses her Greek culture through dance.

DeRosa is more than just all ‘write’

Sophomore Vivian DeRosa read an original

Kaitlyn Hammond

February 16, 2017

Cramped fingers and ink-stained hands are just occupational hazards for aspiring writer Vivian DeRosa of Ocean. At 15 years old, the sophomore has already finished the first draft of a novel and has plenty more writing planned for the future. DeRosa began writing seriously in fifth grade.  At the time, sh...

The girl behind the Northern Lights: Gao uses color in her artistry

Jack Mannion

February 7, 2017

Sophomore Sabrina Gao of Freehold Township discusses her love of painting and her popular posters for this years Winter Ball.

Barth takes the big screen

Brigid Garrett

January 7, 2017

Freshman Sawyer Barth of West Long Branch has been acting since fourth grade and was featured in Oscar nominated movie, Bridge of Spies

A magician with a passion for trading

When he isn't trading items in hopes of a great find, junior Cameron DeStefano of Middletown works magic, as he did at Coffeehouse.

Julia Pardee

December 22, 2016

A battery-powered Star Wars candle. A paper clip. A pair of wireless headphones. Junior Cameron DeStefano of Middletown has traded them all on his mission to upgrade from a paper clip to “trade my way higher and higher.” After hearing a true story of a man who started with a paper clip and traded...

Dixson ‘shreds the gnar’ and serves the ‘guac’

Brigid Garrett

December 3, 2016

Senior Kevin Dixson of Wall Township is recognized around CHS for his guacamole and competed at nationals for surfing last spring.

Vetter shines on ice and at Carnegie Hall

Photo courtesy of Ainsley Vetter

Jacqueline Geller

November 9, 2016

Ice skating for 12 hours a week is only part of the after-school life for freshman Ainsley Vetter of Wall. At 14 years old, Vetter has already competed in ice dance on a national level and performed at Carnegie Hall as a pianist. Vetter started skating when she was 6 years old. After a couple years, her co...

The News of Communications High School
1 in 300