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Classes compete in flip-off on grunge day

Classes compete in flip-off on grunge day

Neil Estrada

November 2, 2016


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Spirit Week entered it’s third day today with Punk/Grunge Day, the Flip-Off Competition and the daily Scavenger Hunt. Punk/Grunge Day meant wearing beanies and flannels for some, but for others, Punk Grunge Day meant going all-out with dark eyeliner, dark hair dye and leather jackets. The participati...

SkillsUSA regains the Halloween Dance

SkillsUSA regains the Halloween Dance

Emma Wilenta

November 1, 2016


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Skills USA hosted the annual Halloween dance on Friday, Oct. 28. The club regained ownership of the dance after the freshman class hosted it last year. The night was Halloween movie themed.  Advertisements for the event featured photoshopped posters of CHS teachers on movie posters. SkillsUSA ad...

CHS celebrates Week of Respect

CHS celebrates Week of Respect

Sarah McNey

October 11, 2016


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Each year, CHS celebrates the Week of Respect in October, along with many other public schools in the state. This year, the Week of Respect falls on Oct. 3-7 and aims to provide “age-appropriate instruction focusing on preventing harassment, intimidation, or bullying,” according to the New Jersey Edu...

New AP schedule allows elective flexibility

New AP schedule allows elective flexibility

Izzy Cavazzoni

September 28, 2016


Filed under Breaking, News

As a career academy focused on communications-based studies, only two Advanced Placement (AP) courses are offered to eligible students at CHS: Calculus and Studio Art. In the past, juniors and seniors enrolled in AP Calculus have lost space in their schedule for an elective. But this year, Principal James...

Freshmen break the ice at Thompson Park

Freshmen break the ice at Thompson Park

Audrey Mannion

September 16, 2016


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After being cancelled last year, the Student Government Association (SGA) was able to once again host their annual field trip to Thompson Park in Lincroft for the freshmen on Sept. 8. The day was filled with icebreakers and team building exercises in order to meet new friends and classmates. Senior...

Newsweek ranks CHS 27th in the nation

Newsweek ranks CHS 27th in the nation

Julianne Sackett

September 9, 2016


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Communications High School scored a spot on Newsweek’s ranking of America’s top high schools of 2016. CHS took the 27th spot on the list which was released over the summer. Junior Grace Maloney of Middletown was one of many students delayed in hearing the news. “I did not know that CHS was rank...

Assembly and Italian ice kick off the school year

Assembly and Italian ice kick off the school year

Dylan Josephson

September 7, 2016


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Students crowded into the cafeteria today during fourth period for the annual first day assembly. Principal James Gleason kicked off the assembly to welcome both new and returning students to the 2016-17 school year. “It is an outstanding pleasure, it is so nice to see everybody today. It gets to...

Thunderstorms force Color Wars to be pushed up a day

Dylan Josephson

June 1, 2016


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All of CHS heard the voice of Principal James Gleason through the halls today as he shared an update regarding Color Wars. Due to the impending thunderstorms and weather on Friday, Color Wars has been moved to tomorrow, Thurs. June 2. “We are having Color Wars tomorrow, so everything is changed,...

Gleason orders 30 pies to replace absent lunch service

Gleason orders 30 pies to replace absent lunch service

Julia Pardee and Sarah Lynch

May 27, 2016


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Students got a surprise pizza day, as Wall Food Services unexpectedly did not provide students with lunch. Wall High School supplies all lunchtime food sales and their own employees work at CHS, Principal James Gleason said. But they didn’t show up on Friday because their school was off for Memorial...

Winter Storm Jonas brings major snow

Dylan Josephson

February 3, 2016


Filed under Breaking, News

Friday, Jan. 22, brought the first major snowfall of 2016. It also gave the first snow day of the school year. The reports on The Weather Channel’s website, Weather.com, originally predicted that Monmouth County would receive 8 to 12 inches of snow. The actual snowfall ended up being in the 12-18 range...

Thompson Park trip canceled

Julia Pardee

September 26, 2015


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For the past 15 years, CHS freshmen have visited Thompson Park during the first week of school to participate in icebreaking activities with their new classmates, but the Class of 2019 will not experience this tradition. Over the loudspeaker on Sept. 9, Principal James Gleason announced the cancellation...

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