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COVID-19 concerns change CHS winter break plans

As COVID-19 concerns prevail and cases rise, CHS students alter winter break plans.
December 22, 2020

Celebrating the winter holidays is normally a joyous way to bring cheer to family and friends. This year, unlike others, there’s another goal: to stay cautious and safe in the fight against the COVID-19...

Thanksgiving traditions change due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Although traditions change, many students still enjoy Thanksgiving.
December 8, 2020

On Thursday, Nov. 26, Thanksgiving dinner took place in homes across America. This year, many at CHS ensued changes in tradition in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. The New Jersey Department...

Virtual Midterms Raise Questions About Academic Integrity

Midterms this year are very different, yet the academic integrity expectation for students stays the same.
November 25, 2020

Throughout the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, many of the procedures followed by teachers have been noticeably different from previous years due to the coronavirus pandemic. The way in which midterms...

New Jersey’s teaching tradition continues virtually

Wheeler participates in an exercise at the Nov. 2014 NJEA Convention in Atlantic City, NJ.
November 25, 2020

The New Jersey Education Association Convention has been canceled only twice in its more than 100-year history – once during World War II and again during Hurricane Sandy. Though the convention was not...

CHS welcomes back virtual students for marking period 2

CHS welcomes back students that chose to return to the school after a virtual first marking period.
November 25, 2020

With the beginning of the second marking period starting on Monday, Nov. 16, many students who originally opted to learn fully remote switched over to the hybrid schedule. If they made the decision to...

Seniors offered the opportunity to take an in-school SAT

SAT statistics from the CHS Guidance Department.
November 25, 2020

Instead of showing up to take a seat at an unfamiliar school, on Wednesday, Oct. 14, CHS seniors were given the opportunity to take the SAT at one of the places they know best: CHS. “With all the...

Issue 2

Members of the freshmen class compete in a Kahoot trivia game on Monday, Oct. 26. This was the first lunchtime event of Fall Spirit Week, with questions ranging from chemistry to literature to CHS facts. Monday’s event was
supposed to be a socially-distanced outdoor challenge, but inclement weather caused a change of plans. Both in-school and at home students participated in the event. See the backspread for more pictures and the final scores.
November 25, 2020

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Class of 2021 wins third spirit week in a row

Fall Spirit Week 2020 comes to a close as the Class of 2021 takes the win for the third time in a row.
November 2, 2020

Fall Spirit Week came to a close on Friday, Oct. 30 with themes of “Dress-up/ Dress-down” for Cohort A and Halloween costumes for Cohort B.  Due to coronavirus restrictions, the SGA came up with...

Totally tubular: Seniors maintain their Spirit Week lead

Fall Spirit Week Day 4 event is a candy-themed relay race, while Seniors keep the first place spot.
October 29, 2020

Fall Spirit Week continued on Thursday, Oct. 29 when students got a blast from the past.With the “Decades Day” theme, each class was assigned a different era to dress in the style of. The in-person...

Spirit week continues on day three with scavenger hunt

Fall Spirit Week Day 3 event is a virtual scavenger hunt which  tightened scores.
October 28, 2020

On Wednesday, Oct. 28, students dressed up in a high school stereotype for day three of Fall Spirit Week. Since all students remotely attended school, they needed to submit photos of their outfits in...

Students participate in annual costume contest on day two of Spirit Week

Fall Spirit Week 2020 celebrates Halloween with Cohort A during the  annual Halloween parade.
October 28, 2020

Fall Spirit Week continued on Tuesday, Oct. 27 as the in-person students celebrated Halloween with the annual costume parade and contest.  The costume contest consisted of the usual categories of “best...

Fall Spirit Week Kicks Off with Kahoot

Fall Spirit Week 2020 starts off with a Kahoot after weather does not corporate with the planned event.
October 26, 2020

Fall Spirit Week kicked off Monday Oct. 26 looking a little different than usual. The theme was “Monochrome Monday,” where students dressed in one solid color and the lunchtime event was a Kahoot challenge...

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