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Students enjoy a night ‘in the city’ at Winter Ball

Students enjoy a night ‘in the city’ at Winter Ball

Nicole Sestito

January 14, 2019


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The Class of 2021 created the aesthetic of Golden Hour in New York City on Friday, Jan. 11 for the annual Winter Ball dance in the cafeteria. From the metro card tickets and taxi cutouts to the Statue of Liberty and graffiti on the walls, the sophomore class council met the expectations of their t...

Seniors teach underclassmen before winter break

Seniors teach underclassmen before winter break

Meredith Prud'homme

January 6, 2019


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Before heading to winter break, students participated in Senior Switch Day on Friday, Dec. 21. The Class of 2019 replaced teachers and taught classes for the day. Some students taught lessons while others took a laid-back approach to Senior Switch Day. Senior Grace Treshock of Monmouth Beach took the position of...

Java seniors win Congressional App Challenge

Java seniors win Congressional App Challenge

Brigid McCarthy

December 16, 2018


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A team of three CHS seniors in the Advanced Java programming class won the Congressional App Challenge for New Jersey’s fourth congressional district, beating out 13 other teams. Members of the U.S. House of Representatives host the Congressional App Challenge each year. Students create and develop...

Clubs raise money at Mingle & Jingle

Clubs raise money at Mingle & Jingle

Tess Rempel

December 16, 2018


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Clubs played holiday music, sold shirts and sang carols at the annual Mingle & Jingle event on Friday, Dec. 7. Hosted by the Parent Student Faculty Association (PSFA), the event provides clubs with a fundraising opportunity while getting students and their families into the holiday spirit. Clu...

NHS and NTHS host induction ceremony

NHS and NTHS host induction ceremony

Isabella Antoon

December 12, 2018


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  The National Honor Society (NHS) and National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) recognized 59 new inductees at the annual induction ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 28. NHS and NTHS advisers and math teachers Justine Lane and Scott Stengele spoke for their respective clubs, as well as principal Jam...

Class of 2020 hosts annual Coffeehouse

Class of 2020 hosts annual Coffeehouse

Michael Rau

December 9, 2018


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The Class of 2020 hosted the annual Coffeehouse event on Friday, Nov. 3, featuring 35 acts and more than 40 student performers who danced, sang, played musical instruments and read poetry. Juniors Ryan Swanson of Brielle and Colin Martin of Middletown hosted the show to add a comedic element. Mar...

Sweets by the Beach replaces annual fall bonfire

Sweets by the Beach replaces annual fall bonfire

Jacqueline Litowinsky

November 21, 2018


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The Parent Student Faculty Association (PSFA) held CHS’s first ever Sweets by the Beach event at Belmar Beach on Friday, Oct. 5, in place of the annual bonfire. Students and their families enjoyed a variety of desserts while catching up with friends.   PSFA Co-President Laura Andersen said the bo...

Homecoming marks the end of spirit week

Homecoming marks the end of spirit week

Isabella Antoon

November 21, 2018


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Following the end of Fall Spirit Week, CHS students attended the second annual Homecoming dance on Friday, Nov. 2, hosted by SkillsUSA. SkillsUSA President and senior Connor Martin of Spring Lake Heights said the club split into committees for food, decorations and advertisements to maximize the ea...

Lit Mag attends the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival

Lit Mag attends the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival

Brigid McCarthy

November 21, 2018


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Members of the Literary Magazine took a glimpse into the world of professional writing at the Dodge Poetry Festival in Newark on Friday, Oct. 19. The Dodge Poetry Festival is a four-day event that occurs every other year in Newark. The festival is the largest of its kind in North America. Authors ...

Freshman class elects first council for upcoming year

Freshman class elects first council for upcoming year

Isabella Ji, Desiree Negrin, and Margaret Schneider

November 21, 2018


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After a month at CHS, the Class of 2022 held their freshman class council elections on Oct. 5. This year, 10 candidates gave speeches to their fellow peers, followed by a  class vote to determine the new council. Students elected Jacob Irwin of Middletown as president, with Luke LaTorre of Middletow...

Annual 3v3 cancelled due to scheduling conflict

Annual 3v3 cancelled due to scheduling conflict

Madison Beekman

November 5, 2018


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The annual 3v3 basketball tournament was scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Oct. 30, but just a week before the event was supposed to take place, students received an email that it had been cancelled. Fitness teacher and Class of 2021 adviser Ginny Clevenger would have hosted the event for the se...

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