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Back-to-School dance celebrates summer

Back-to-School dance celebrates summer

Nicole Sestito

September 18, 2018


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The annual back-to-school dance was held on Friday, Sept. 14 in the cafeteria. Many students arrived dressed in beach attire to match the “Summer Sendoff” theme. The dance kicked off this year by saying goodbye to summer and hello to the school year. The senior class held the first school dance...

NHS and SGA help make first day memorable

NHS and SGA help make first day memorable

Allie Beekman

September 8, 2018


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In annual CHS tradition, National Honor Society (NHS) seniors helped the new freshmen open their lockers and students attended an assembly with Italian Ices during fourth period to kick off the 2018-19 school year. Senior and SGA president Liam Marshall of Sea Girt announced the arrival of the Wease...

‘Rainbow Connection’ brings Spirit Week win to Class of 2020

‘Rainbow Connection’ brings Spirit Week win to Class of 2020

Allie Beekman

May 4, 2018


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After hearing that a freshman had won the coveted Mr. CHS title, worth 75 spirit week points, students braced themselves for anything to happen when senior and SGA President Jackie Geller of Manalapan announced the final results of the 2018 Spring Spirit Week. Geller announced that the freshmen placed la...

CHS students walk out in protest, support

CHS students walk out in protest, support

Katherine Lombardi

March 20, 2018


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In solidarity against gun violence and to honor the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy in Parkland, FL., CHS students walked out during the school day on March 14. The event was part of the Nationwide School Walkout, a movement that high schools across America participated in. In accorda...

CHS is visited by professionals, alumni on Career Day

CHS is visited by professionals, alumni on Career Day

Lauren Tarigo

December 9, 2017


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SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) welcomed 17 speakers to CHS for its annual Career Day on Dec. 8, providing students with a detailed look inside some of their future professions. Students began the first part of their day with four shortened class periods and an hour lunch....

Spirit Week kicks off with Fancy Day and Scarecrow Contest

Spirit Week kicks off with Fancy Day and Scarecrow Contest

Katherine Lombardi

October 30, 2017


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Fall Spirit Week began today, opening up with Fancy Day and the lunchtime event of Punny Scarecrow Decorating. Students came to school dressed in their fanciest attire, such as button downs, ties and heels. Seniors had 100% participation, while sophomores had 97% and freshman and juniors had 95%. During ...

“Power Five” competes at SkillsUSA Nationals in Lousiville

“Power Five” competes at SkillsUSA Nationals in Lousiville

Izzy Cavazzoni

June 27, 2017


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One cancelled flight, six hours in the Newark Liberty International Airport and $4589 worth of fundraising later, the five students attending the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) arrived in Louisville, Kentucky on Wednesday, June 21. Dubbed “Power Five” by outgoing math te...

Navy Team seals a victory at Color Wars

Navy Team seals a victory at Color Wars

Phoebe Drummond

June 2, 2017


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The horn of a trumpet erupted through the cafeteria when SGA president Jackie Geller of Manalapan announced that the Navy Team won Color Wars 2017. On Friday, June 2, CHS students dressed in colorful outfits, enjoyed a PSFA funded barbeque and battled it out at the annual CHS Color Wars. Color...

“Starry” prom night proves to be a success

“Starry” prom night proves to be a success

Giulianna Cavazzoni

May 22, 2017


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The Class of 2017 hosted the annual junior and senior prom on Friday, May 19, at Battleground Country Club in Manalapan. The theme of this year’s prom was “Starry Night.” The students arrived at the venue with their dates at 6 p.m.. The night began with cocktail hour, where the students were...

Class of 2017 wins Spring Spirit Week

Class of 2017 wins Spring Spirit Week

Mia Gallo

April 30, 2017


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Spring Spirit Week came to an end on Friday, April 28. On Thursday, April 27, the theme was Generations Day. The freshmen dressed up as babies, the sophomores were angsty teens, the juniors were professional adults and the seniors were senior citizens. The lunchtime event was Balloon Pop. Two gir...

Spirit Week continues with Elephant Bowling and Build-a-Beast

Spirit Week continues with Elephant Bowling and Build-a-Beast

Allie Beekman

April 26, 2017


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Three days into Spring Spirit Week 2017, the junior class leads with 105 points, followed by the seniors and sophomores tied with 100 points and the freshmen with 70 points. On Tuesday, April 25, the classes went head to head in the lunchtime competition, Elephant Bowling. The Class of 2019 made up...

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