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Battle of the Bands rocks CHS for the fourth time

Battle of the Bands rocks CHS for the fourth time

Abby Tellechea

March 19, 2019


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The Class of 2019 and 2020 held the fourth annual Battle of the Bands on Friday, March 15. The event showcased performances from seven bands, with at least one CHS student in each band. The Boys, comprised of CHS students senior Kevin Clark of Spring Lake and junior Ryan Swanson of Brielle won the over...

Students eat up Pi Day festivities

Students eat up Pi Day festivities

Brigid McCarthy

March 18, 2019


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The Class of 2021 hosted Pi Day festivities on Thursday, March 14 during lunch, with the main attractions of an ice cream sundae bar and a public pie-ing. In the days leading up to Pi Day, the sophomore class sold tickets at lunch that allowed students to vote for candidates to be pied in the face by...

JSA debates in DC

JSA debates in DC

Tess Rempel

March 16, 2019


Filed under Club News, News, Showcase

Members of CHS’s Junior State of America (JSA) chapter attended the Winter Congress trip in Washington, D.C. from Friday, Feb. 22 to Sunday, Feb. 24. Supervised by math teacher Justine Lane, the trip provided an opportunity for politically active high school students to express their opinions and ...

NTHS showcases variety of professions at Career Day

NTHS showcases variety of professions at Career Day

Isabella Ji and Ella Lukowiak

March 15, 2019


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Students had the opportunity to listen to speakers with careers in the communications field and beyond on Friday, Feb. 22 during the annual Career Day, hosted by SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). This year, the club welcomed 17 speakers to talk about their professional experi...

WCHS wins Best Talk Program, Adviser awards

WCHS wins Best Talk Program, Adviser awards

Brigid McCarthy

March 15, 2019


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Members of Radio Club traveled to New York City on March 1 to be recognized nationally for their accomplishments in broadcasting by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS). According to its official website, the IBS Awards honor “excellence in programming, air personalities, public service ...

Fashion show “blooms” into runway success

Fashion show “blooms” into runway success

Jordan Durkin

March 15, 2019


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Students of all grades walked the runway during the “Bloom” Fashion Show on Friday, March 1. Some models sported casual looks like jeans and a tank top, while others strutted down the catwalk in their best prom attire. Senior Grace Treshock of Monmouth Beach coordinated this year’s event, alon...

School safety: Students’ realities in 2019

School safety: Students’ realities in 2019

Phoebe Drummond

March 15, 2019


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The students in Justine Lane’s AP Calculus class sprung from their seats and huddled together on Friday, Feb. 1. With the lights out and the door locked, they sat in complete silence. No one mouthed words to friends sitting across from them or fiddled with their fingers playing Chopsticks. They sat in...

Radio Club wins two awards at IBS Conference

Radio Club wins two awards at IBS Conference

Tess Rempel

March 14, 2019


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Radio Club members nominated for awards by the Intercollegiate Broadcast System (IBS) attended the International IBS Conference in New York City on Friday, March 1. Supervised by club adviser and radio teacher Bill Bengle, the event provided an opportunity for radio show hosts and producers to ne...

Latest fashions in full ‘bloom’ at CHS

Latest fashions in full ‘bloom’ at CHS

Jordan Durkin

March 5, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Students of all grades walked the runway during the “Bloom” Fashion Show on Friday, March 1. Some models sported casual looks like jeans and a tank top, while others strutted down the catwalk in their best prom attire. Senior Grace Treshock of Monmouth Beach coordinated this year’s event, alon...

SkillsUSA and NTHS host annual Career Day

SkillsUSA and NTHS host annual Career Day

Madison Beekman

March 5, 2019


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As a part of Career and Technical Education Month, students participated in the annual Career Day on Friday, Feb. 22, hosted by SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). Students traveled from classroom to classroom, listening to guest speakers from all different jobs. Guest speake...

Upperclassmen donate blood through NHS drive

Upperclassmen donate blood through NHS drive

Allie Beekman

February 25, 2019


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The National Honor Society (NHS), along with the blood bank Vitalant, hosted the annual CHS blood drive on Friday, Feb. 8. Senior and blood drive chair Emma Hecht and junior chair Grace Quakenbush, both of Wall, organized the event. “The blood drive went extremely well. Everything ran smoothly and we had so many ...

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