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STN competition: CHS takes two national awards

STN competition: CHS takes two national awards

March 10, 2013


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By GINA TALAMO Assistant News Editor Ten Broadcast Club members were flying home tonight from the national Student Television Network convention in Los Angeles with senior Francesca Cocchi of Ocean bringing home first place for broadcast news writing and junior Olivia Reizer of Wall carrying  an hon...

Shore residents heal after Sandy

February 24, 2013


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By VICTORIA CATTELONA and EMILY KAZENMAYER Staff Writers As the eastern coast of the United States recovers from the devastating and costly effects of Superstorm Sandy, some people and places have begun to return to normalcy once again, as Sandy Hook electrician Jim Kazenmayer shared. Read More &raq...

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Photojournalism Pre-Pulitzer Competition

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Photojournalism Pre-Pulitzer Competition

February 2, 2013


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By BRI DAZIO Asst. Photo Editor Check out this Photo Slideshow about the 2013 Pre-Pulitzer Competition for the Junior Photojournalism Class.

Mock election gets blown away by Sandy’s untimely arrival

December 26, 2012


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By CAROLINE IBARRA and EMILY KAZENMAYER Staff Writers A week and a day after Hurricane Sandy demolished the Jersey Shore, the presidential election went on as planned – the real one, that is. The CHS Mock Election never came to form since it was scheduled for Nov. 1, when many local beach towns were still under water. After ...

Standing against history’s worst

December 26, 2012


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By MARY SAYDAH and OLIVIA IANNONE Assistant Features Editor and Staff Writer “I opened up my back door and it was a river outside,” said junior Michaella Burke of Middletown. “It sounded like there were 10 faucets on.” Burke was one of many New Jersey residents who chose to stay home during H...

Sandy steals summer break, spring break next

December 26, 2012


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By KIERA BRENNAN News Editor Aside from permanently altering the shoreline, Superstorm Sandy also affected the 2012-2013 school year, changing scheduled events and pushing the final day of school back a week to June 25. To complete the state's mandatory 180-day school year, four days were reclaimed...

CCC gets a “headstart” on Christmas

CCC gets a “headstart” on Christmas

December 17, 2012


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By MARY SAYDAH Assistant Features Editor After a month of planning, the Cultural Communications Club was joined by 38 ages three to five years old Headstart students this morning for the eighth annual Headstart holiday event, according to the CCC club. Advisor and Spanish teacher Sabina Campbell had the or...

Ties remain on second day of Spirit Week

December 5, 2012


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By GINA TALAMO Asst. News Editor The freshman and junior classes are still tied for first in Spirit Week, according to the SGA's Facebook page. Both classes gained 20 points for 98 percent participation in today's theme, Tacky Tourist Day. The senior class earned 10 points for 96 percent participation and the sophomores earned 5 points for 84 percent participation...

Freshmen, juniors win first day of delayed Spirit Week

December 5, 2012


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By GINA TALAMO Assistant News Editor As of Monday, the classes of 2014 and 2016 each have a total of 20 points in this year's Fall Spirit Week, according to the Student Government Association (SGA). Both classes reported 100% participation in Class Color Day. The class of 2015 is close behind with a t...

Juniors declare “Sips of Sound” a success

December 2, 2012


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                http://youtu.be/drr16Znpew8 Blot Photos by Mike DeSocio, Bri Dazio and Sophia Boniecki  ...

Restaurant offers families in need Thanksgiving feast

November 25, 2012


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By FRANCESCA COCCHI Editor-in-Chief Hosting its annual Thanksgiving Day event at the Salvation Army building in Asbury Park, Giamano’s Ristorante supplied a free holiday dinner to 800 guests with the help of 200 volunteers, according to co-executive chef Steffan Manno. According to Manno, the goal of the event is “to bring together e...

VIDEO: Mock debate elicits persuasive opinions, strong emotions

November 22, 2012


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BLOT VIDEO BY OLIVIA REIZER Staff Videographer Video courtesy of the Communications High School Broadcast Club and CBC News.  

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