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CHS students, faculty and more participate in blood drive

CHS students, faculty and more participate in blood drive

Dylan Josephson and Shannon Damiano
March 1, 2017
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The CHS National Honor Society ran the annual blood drive yesterday, Tuesday, Feb. 28. Students, teachers, faculty members and family members donated their blood for a good cause. The event was held in collaboration with Central Jersey Blood Center, which has locations in Howell, Shrewsbury and Tom...

NAHS puts finishing touches on new mural

NAHS puts finishing touches on new mural

Caroline Savage
February 27, 2017
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The National Art Honors Society (NAHS) is finishing up its new mural in the cafeteria, which is expected to be completed by mid-to-late February, NAHS adviser and art teacher Shelley Ortner said. The project replaced the old mural, which was painted in 2004, that formerly occupied the same wall space. ...

CHS holds fourth annual Fashion Show

CHS holds fourth annual Fashion Show

Courtney Kushnir
February 25, 2017
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For one night a year, the CHS cafeteria transforms into a high-fashion runway. Last night students put away their books, strut their stuff on the catwalk and turned Mr. Stengele’s math classroom into a hair and makeup studio, all for the fourth annual Fashion show. Preparations for the event began almost imme...

Lit Mag hosts Project Write Now workshop

Lit Mag hosts Project Write Now workshop

Phoebe Drummond
February 23, 2017
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The staff of the Literary Magazine at CHS worked on taking their writing to the next level at a workshop led by Project Write Now on Feb. 21 said Lit Mag board member Vivian DeRosa of Ocean. Seven CHS students met after school to take part in the workshop, which was centered around the theme of e...

Student driving accidents spark school wide discussion

Student driving accidents spark school wide discussion

Katherine Lombardi
February 22, 2017
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There have been three accidents in the CHS parking lot involving student drivers in the 2016-17 school year. Principal James Gleason said the number is “definitely more than we’ve ever had before.” The accidents occurred following the end of the school day and in the morning prior to the st...

CHS students create prosthetic hand in global challenge

CHS students create prosthetic hand in global challenge

Phoebe Drummond
February 19, 2017
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For 14.5 hours, the CHS makerbot works tirelessly to create an entirely functional prosthetic hand for a child in need. Although on the first try the hand stuck to the 3D printer, another hand will be printed in upcoming weeks, said senior Josh Tobia of Howell. Four senior NAHS members were selected as pa...

Plumeri wins Teacher of the Year

Plumeri wins Teacher of the Year

Isabella Antoon
February 8, 2017
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Each year, CHS students and faculty select nominees for Teacher of the Year. For the 2016-17 school year, Spanish teacher Gail Plumeri won the award for the first time. Principal James Gleason said the winner is selected at the district level. “I put out the request for letters of support to...

Students prepare for fourth annual CHS Fashion Show

Students prepare for fourth annual CHS Fashion Show

Phoebe Drummond
February 5, 2017
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The fourth annual CHS Fashion Show will take place on Feb. 24, presenting clothing from local boutiques and student models. CHS alumna Sallie Haas of the Class of 2016 started the Fashion Show in 2014. Seniors Allie Kuo of Tinton Falls and Julia Pardee of Freehold took on the responsibility after he...

Weber leaves as Fallon returns

Weber leaves as Fallon returns

Cailey Ruderman
February 2, 2017
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As the second semester of the 2016-17 school year came to a close, CHS said goodbye to long-term substitute Ryan Weber and welcomes back art teacher Laura Fallon from maternity leave. Fallon has been on maternity leave since last March and returned to begin the second semester after 10 months away. ...

Students march for women’s rights in D.C, NYC and Asbury Park

Students march for women’s rights in D.C, NYC and Asbury Park

Zoe McDonnell, Allie Kuo, Courtney Kushnir, and Caroline Savage
February 1, 2017
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Four CHS students attended Women's Marches in Washington D.C., New York, N.Y. and Asbury Park, N.J. and shared their varied experiences. Junior Zoe McDonnell of Middletown – Washington D.C. “We will not go away, welcome to your first day!” I, along with over 1 million others, chanted as we marched down ...

Forensics students arrest Maher

Forensics students arrest Maher

Phoebe Drummond
January 29, 2017
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The second period forensics class determined that calculus teacher Deborah Maher murdered biology teacher Jeanine Gomez in the class’ mock murder investigation on Jan 17. Forensics teachers Leah Morgan and Erin Wheeler created a murder story within the school that the forensics students have to s...

Bagels are spread across CHS for Finals

Bagels are spread across CHS for Finals

Julianne Sackett
January 26, 2017
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300 bagels, 150 packets of cream cheese and 300 containers of butter greet students in the cafeteria eight mornings each school year. For both days of midterm and final exams, the Parent Student Faculty Association (PSFA) provides free food, juice and water for all CHS students before the start of s...

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