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Color Wars 2013 finishes ‘red hot’

Color Wars 2013 finishes ‘red hot’

June 6, 2013


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By CASSIDY DESTEFANO News Editor Cowbells shook and screams of victory resounded today as Student Government Association president Kiera Brennan announced the Red Team as the winner of Color Wars 2013. “I never won Color Wars before,” said senior Emily Frazee of Middletown, who co-captained the ...

Color Wars comes one day early – begins 9 a.m. today

Color Wars comes one day early – begins 9 a.m. today

June 6, 2013


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By CAROLINE IBARRA Advertising/Fundraising Director Color Wars – the annual battle of tug-of-war, water balloon toss, pie eating and so much more – has been moved up one day to begin at 9 a.m. today instead of Friday. Principal Jim Gleason announced the change yesterday at the beginning of fourth period....

Frosh movie night: a ‘bonding moment’ for Class of 2016

Frosh movie night: a ‘bonding moment’ for Class of 2016

June 1, 2013


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By DARCY DARBIN Staff Writer The Freshman Class hosted its “Monsters Inc.” movie night and pajama party Friday, May 31, a frosh-only event that replaces the cancelled Spring Fling event. With 30 students in attendance, the night started with pizza, brownies, potato chips and pretzels, followed by the...

PSFA funds sophomore class scavenger hunt

May 30, 2013


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By CAROLINE IBARRA Advertising/Fundraising Director The Class of 2015 took a field trip to Allaire State Park in Wall today, after receiving funding from the PSFA to do so. The trip featured a scavenger hunt hosted by Treasure Hunt Adventures for the first portion of the day. Students then spent the rest o...

CHS picks SGA for 2013-2014 school year

CHS picks SGA for 2013-2014 school year

May 24, 2013


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By ANDREW GOUDSWARD News Editor The Student Government Association held elections today to decide the students who will run the SGA next year. Following a 45 minute debate between the 10 candidates, the freshmen, sophomore and junior students voted and chose their council. Sophomore Sean Gilbert of Wall...

NAHS showcases school’s talent

NAHS showcases school’s talent

May 24, 2013


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By OLIVIA IANNONE Opinion Editor The National Art Honor Society held its third annual Artist Showcase Thursday evening in the CHS cafeteria. In addition to fine and graphic art pieces, the display contained photography, 3-D art, books and an animation screening. Most of the art was created in CHS cou...

‘You Can’t Take It With You’ takes to the Basies

‘You Can’t Take It With You’ takes to the Basies

May 23, 2013


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By OLIVIA IANNONE Opinion Editor CHS Drama Club sent two nominees to the eighth annual Basie Awards at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank on March 22, 2013. The Basie Awards, distributed by the theater, serve to “honor excellence in Monmouth County High School Dramatic and Musical Theatre,” accor...

SkillsUSA team takes 10 state medals

SkillsUSA team takes 10 state medals

April 26, 2013


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By OLIVIA IANNONE Staff Writer CHS’ SkillsUSA team returned from last weekend’s statewide competition located in Somerset, NJ with four gold medals and three each of gold and silver, advisor Kelly Harmon said. Students competed either in small groups or individually against pools of dedicated competit...

Boston Marathon rocked by explosions, CHS alumni safe nearby

April 15, 2013


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By GINA TALAMO Assistant News Editor Three people were killed and more than 100 were injured today when two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, but CHS alumni attending colleges in Boston reported they are safe tonight. CHS alum and Emerson College sophomore Jackie Tempera of Colts Neck said ...

Sophomores launch in class library

April 13, 2013


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By TRICIA LOWNEY Staff Writer A committee of sophomore students created an in-class library in room 206 with the help of English teacher Kelly Harmon. Caroline Ibarra of Tinton Falls, Hannah Wallach of Millstone, Emily Kazenmayer of Wall and Olivia Whitaker of Oceanport have been working to estab...

Cultural festival raises $1,400 for children’s hospital

April 13, 2013


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By DYLAN ABLAN Staff Writer The Cultural Communications Club's Multicultural Festival raised $1,400 for St. Jude's Children's Hospital last Friday, almost doubling last year's proceeds, according to adviser Sabina Campbell. Students, parents and teachers gathered for the annual event. The hallways and lockers were transformed into the sprawling tropical rainforests of Brazil and the temples of Ind...

CHS Drama Club presents “You Can’t Take It With You”

CHS Drama Club presents “You Can’t Take It With You”

March 11, 2013


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By ANDREW GOUDSWARD Staff Writer WALL – The Drama Club will perform its rendition of the play, “You Can’t Take It With You,” on Friday and Saturday March 15 and 16, at the Jersey Performing Art Center in Ocean Grove. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Curtain rises at 7 p.m. bot...

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