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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....

NAHS holds annual art show and induction ceremony

NAHS holds annual art show and induction ceremony

Phoebe Drummond
March 28, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The CHS cafeteria transformed into an art gallery with student and staff art that lined the walls and illuminated the room. Attendees admired the creations, at the annual CHS art show and National Art Honor Society (NAHS) induction held on March 23. Amongst the artwork, stood 40 new NAHS members. T...

Class of 2018 holds first-ever Battle of the Bands

Class of 2018 holds first-ever Battle of the Bands

Jordan Durkin
March 22, 2017
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The Class of 2018 brought the first-ever Battle of the Bands fundraiser to CHS on March 17. Five bands were featured in the show, and Leah Nawy took home the gold while Slapjack won Fan Favorite. Class of 2018 Vice President Kyle Galvin of Middletown originally proposed the event during his freshman...

Junior Inkblot editors attend Columbia University conference

Junior Inkblot editors attend Columbia University conference

Andrew Wang
March 21, 2017
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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...

CHS students compete at annual Teen Arts Festival

CHS students compete at annual Teen Arts Festival

Isabella Antoon
March 20, 2017
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The Teen Arts Festival took place at Brookdale Community College on March 16 and March 17. The annual convention provides teens from across New Jersey to receive professional critiques of their work. Acceptable art forms included photography, creative writing and dance. A variety of professionally tau...

CHS students partake in ‘irrational’ Pi Day activities

CHS students partake in ‘irrational’ Pi Day activities

Mia Gallo
March 18, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The Class of 2017 hosted a Pi Day celebration on Friday. It was originally scheduled to take place on Pi Day, Tuesday, March 14 but was rescheduled due to the snow day.  The celebration consisted of a pie baking competition, and slices of the entered pies were sold for $1 each during lunch. The...

Students and teachers reflect on parking lot problems

Students and teachers reflect on parking lot problems

Brigid Garrett
March 10, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Driving is a privilege that comes with responsibility. Students and staff talk about their experiences driving and problems they have faced.

SkillsUSA competes for regional titles

SkillsUSA competes for regional titles

Kyle Galvin
March 5, 2017
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Seven SkillsUSA members traveled to Mercer County Technical School Arthur R. Sypek Center in Trenton, N.J. on March 3 to compete in regional competitions ranging from job demonstration and interview to career pathways. SkillsUSA members have been preparing for competitions since fall, according to ...

Teachers win the annual 6v6 volleyball tournament

Teachers win the annual 6v6 volleyball tournament

Caroline Savage
March 3, 2017
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The annual 6v6 volleyball tournament was held on Thursday in the Wall High School gym. The event, organized by the Class of 2017 and advisor Ginny Clevenger, benefited both the class fund and the Where Angels Play Foundation. The 11 all-student teams and one all-teacher team competed in a series of brief, ...

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