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“Power Five” competes at SkillsUSA Nationals in Lousiville

“Power Five” competes at SkillsUSA Nationals in Lousiville

Izzy Cavazzoni

June 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking, News

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


Filed under Breaking, News, Showcase

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


Filed under Breaking, News, Showcase

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


Filed under Breaking, News, Showcase

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...

Spring spirit week kicks off with a sweet start

Spring spirit week kicks off with a sweet start

Neil Estrada

April 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking, News, Showcase

Spring Spirit Week kicked off today, with the theme of Pajama Day and the lunchtime event Cupcake Wars. Many chose to wear comfortable pajama bottoms and a top while others chose nightgowns or robes. Some students elected to wear onesies characterizing a tiger, pig or a minion. All grades earned 20 ...

Vatican City takes first place at annual CCC festival

Vatican City takes first place at annual CCC festival

Sarah McNey and Cailey Ruderman

April 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking, News, Showcase

The Cultural Communications Club took Monmouth County on a world tour during the annual Communications High School Cultural Festival on March 31. Club members formed groups representing 22 countries from six continents while colorful displays of art and food filled the halls of CHS. Inspired by St....

Junior Inkblot editors attend Columbia University conference

Junior Inkblot editors attend Columbia University conference

Andrew Wang

March 21, 2017


Filed under Breaking, News, Photo Slideshows

The Inkblot junior edit board battled the cold, snow and crowds during their annual trip to the Columbia Scholastic Press Association conference at Columbia University from March 15 to 17. The three day trip led by Inkblot adviser and journalism teacher Andi Mulshine along with parent chaperone Kar...

Lunchtime photo booth raises awareness of teen suicide

Lunchtime photo booth raises awareness of teen suicide

Mary Kate Cashman

December 11, 2016


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CHS students wore blue on Wednesday, Nov. 30 to raise awareness of teen suicide. Students had the opportunity to  take pictures in the cafeteria in front of a blue wall holding signs that said, “You Are Not Alone.” They were encouraged to post their picture on social media to raise awareness of...

Seniors break the tie and win Fall Spirit Week

Seniors break the tie and win Fall Spirit Week

Neil Estrada

November 14, 2016


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After an unprecedented 280-280 point tie between the Senior Class and the Freshman Class during spirit week the SGA decided to have a tiebreaker competition after midterms on Oct. 9. The school aired the most recent InkTV and then the competition was underway. The three events were giant Jenga, an event ...

Students live tweet the U.S. election

Students live tweet the U.S. election

Dylan Josephson

November 9, 2016


Filed under Breaking, News, Showcase

CHS students tuned in to the 2016 US Election. In the end, the country voted Donald Trump to be the president of the United States. Below are tweets from CHS students while they were watching the election unfold....

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