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Paredes jumps for joy

Elizabeth Klemm
November 6, 2015
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Junior Alex Paredes is always jumping around – either from school to gymnastics or from a trampoline to 30 feet in the air. Paredes, of Atlantic Highlands, began practicing gymnastics when she was “little” but did not stick with it at first. She began training once again in fifth grade, when...

Masciana takes center stage in school and studio

Abby Silva
September 17, 2015
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As SGA president, Lauryn Masciana is always on her toes. But outside of school, the senior stays on pointe – as a dancer at the Academy of Dance Arts in Tinton Falls. Masciana began dancing at age three. Ballet was her favorite style until recently, when she began to enjoy contemporary, too. Bu...

She’s the ‘reel’ deal

May 6, 2015
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By GINA MAURER Sophomore Kierin Rogers of Keansburg has been interested in film for as long as she can remember, she said. “I used to make really cheesy home videos with my sister and have mini film festival screenings with my family, and I guess being that I have a family full of movie buffs...

Sallie ‘Haas’ a passion for fashion

March 30, 2015
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By GINA MAURER Broadcasting, digital video and graphic design are all common interests of CHS students, but junior Sallie Haas of Deal has a unique passion of her own: fashion. Haas said her love for fashion began at a young age. “Ever since I was really little, I was always good at putting...

Collan finds calling in music and videos

Cayla Harris
February 19, 2015
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Snow covers the ground on a chilly 30 degree day in Wall, but freshman Katie Collan of Millstone arrives to school in a blue flannel, knee-high gray stockings and bright yellow shorts. Collan is known to CHS as “the freshman who always wears shorts,” but the curly-haired girl may be better summarized a...

Woods nails each performance

December 22, 2014
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By EMILY WINTER Staff Writer From her well-known laugh to her charming personality, senior Emily Woods of Middletown starred as the Ghost of Christmas Present in this year’s winter play A Christmas Carol. Woods has starred in three CHS plays thus far and began her acting career when she was si...

SGA underclassman is no underachiever

November 3, 2014
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By DANIELLE GOLDWERT Staff Writer Being the only underclassman on the Student Government Association may seem daunting for some, but for sophomore Leo Ross of Fairhaven, his love for Communications was all the impetus he needed to run for office. “I wanted to run for SGA because when we al...

Madeira sticks to the classics

May 1, 2014
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By ALYSSA MATLOSZ Freshman Rebecca Madeira of Howell is an old soul in a modern school. She has a variety of interests and could be described as a singer, actress or bookworm. Still, she described music as one of the key components of her life. “For as long as I can remember, I’ve sung anything...

An eclectic personality

February 21, 2014
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By ALYSSA MATLOSZ Junior Veronica Lindquist of Bradley Beach harbors a passion for all things music and unconventionality. Lindquist said her life revolves around her love of music. This began when she was 7 years old after she saw a Green Day music video on MTV which she said resulted in “an ...

Lautenberg lends a hand with horses

December 20, 2013
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By ANNA ROBINSON Sophomore Amelia Lautenberg of Holmdel has been friends with Felora for over a year and a half and feels like she can talk to her about anything. While Felora has no trouble showing affection, she won’t ever be able to verbalize her love; Felora is a horse. Since she was 12 ye...

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