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No rest for students on second day of Spirit Week

No rest for students on second day of Spirit Week

Brigid McCarthy

October 30, 2018


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Fall Spirit Week continued Tuesday, Oct. 30 with Pajama Day and the lunchtime Pumpkin-Decorating Contest. Pajama Day is a favorite among students like sophomore Beatrice Karron of Manasquan, who said she loves an excuse to wear comfortable clothing.   “I love Pajama Day,” Karron said. “I...

Seniors ‘stick’ first place after day one of Fall Spirit Week

Seniors ‘stick’ first place after day one of Fall Spirit Week

Phoebe Drummond

October 29, 2018


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Students kicked off Fall Spirit Week 2018 on Monday Oct. 29 with Character Day and the lunchtime Relay. For Character Day, students had to “dress up as any character from a movie, tv show, cartoon, or anything else really,” said senior and SGA Vice President Emma Hecht of Wall. “As long as y...

NHS organizes participation in breast cancer walk

NHS organizes participation in breast cancer walk

Allie Beekman

October 24, 2018


Filed under Club News, News, Showcase

The National Honor Society (NHS) revived an old CHS tradition on Sunday, Oct. 21: participating in the Point Pleasant Beach Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Senior and NHS President Jules Andersen of Howell suggested holding a walk to benefit breast cancer at a council meeting last June...

Prospective students tour CHS for the first time

Prospective students tour CHS for the first time

Isabella Antoon

October 23, 2018


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CHS opened its doors for the third information session of the year on Saturday, Oct. 20, allowing prospective students the opportunity to see and learn more about the school. From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., students and parents heard from principal James Gleason and district superintendent Timothy McCor...

Advanced Java and Web Design seniors attend Asbury Agile

Advanced Java and Web Design seniors attend Asbury Agile

Colin Martin

October 14, 2018


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Eight students taking either Advanced Java or Advanced Web Design attended the Asbury Agile web conference on Friday, Oct. 5, led by technology teacher Laura Gesin. Throughout the day, students attended presentations led by professionals in computer programming and design fields. Senior Kathryn Jema...

Class of 2022 elects its first student council

Class of 2022 elects its first student council

Quinn McManus

October 14, 2018


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The Class of 2022 held its first student council elections on Friday, Oct. 5. Nine candidates ran to fill five available positions on the council. Before the election started, Class of 2022 adviser and Spanish teacher Karen Britto led candidates into Room 107, where they would make their speeches in ...

Students and families catch up at Sweets by the Beach

Students and families catch up at Sweets by the Beach

Bella Reilly

October 10, 2018


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The Parent Student Faculty Association (PSFA) hosted CHS’s first annual “Sweets by the Beach” on Friday, Oct. 5 at the Belmar beach. Typically, the PSFA hosts a back-to-school bonfire for students and families this time of year at the same location, but they decided to postpone the event to the en...

Mold found in back hallway, classes relocate

Mold found in back hallway, classes relocate

Katherine Lombardi

September 30, 2018


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Students and teachers experienced a temporary relocation due to mold growth in rooms 141, 142, 143 and 144 on Sept. 24 and 25. Over the weekend, the district cleaned the affected classrooms in accordance with Environmental Protection Agency mold remediation guidelines after students discovered an...

Times Square ‘serves’ seniors a fun day

Times Square ‘serves’ seniors a fun day

Madison Beekman

September 29, 2018


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The class of 2019 took one of their final trips together to New York City this past Wednesday, Sept. 26. The seniors walked around Times Square, bowled at Bowlmor Lanes and saw the Broadway musical “Waitress.” Although the trip had a rough start for senior James Krall of Middletown, he had a ...

Upperclassmen register to vote for 2020 election

Upperclassmen register to vote for 2020 election

Bella Reilly

September 26, 2018


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CHS students ages 17 and older had the opportunity to register to vote in school on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Mary Anne DeVarti, who visited CHS last May, encouraged anyone who passed by to consider registering. In an effort to get teens voting, DeVarti independently contacts schools, offering her aid. She ...

Class of 2020 fundraisers “spike” with new tournament

Class of 2020 fundraisers “spike” with new tournament

Colin Martin

September 21, 2018


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During the first half of lunch on Thursday, Sept. 20, the Class of 2020 held its first event of the year: a school-wide Spikeball tournament. The tournament featured a bracket of 16 pairs competing in a single elimination tournament and offered a grand prize of $20 in the form of Starbucks gift card...

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...

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