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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...

Summer melts away with return of school

Summer melts away with return of school

Allie Beekman and Emily Toro

September 14, 2018


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In true CHS fashion, students kicked off the 2018-19 school year with welcoming activities organized by the National Honor Society (NHS) and Student Government Association (SGA). Students ended the day with two short welcome speeches from principal James Gleason and senior and SGA president Liam Marshal...

CHS recruits new teachers for 2018-19

CHS recruits new teachers for 2018-19

Isabella Antoon

September 14, 2018


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Each year, CHS welcomes a new group of students eager to learn and grow. This year, three new teachers also accompanied the incoming freshman class in experiencing CHS for the very first time. After the retirement of Print Production teacher Bill Allen and the promotion of Communications Technology teac...

Class of 2022 continues Thompson Park tradition

Class of 2022 continues Thompson Park tradition

Katherine Lombardi

September 14, 2018


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The Class of 2022 partook in CHS’s oldest tradition on Friday, Sept. 7 on the annual Thompson Park trip. Since 2000, the trip provides an opportunity for the freshman class to break the ice and develop new friendships. The SGA organized the day’s events and invited the president of each class c...

Freshman Thompson Park trip shines through rainy forecast

Freshman Thompson Park trip shines through rainy forecast

Bella Reilly

September 8, 2018


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The CHS Class of 2022 got to know each other on the annual Thompson Park trip in Lincroft on Friday Sept 7. The freshmen played a variety of games throughout the day organized by the SGA to help the new class meet their peers and form friendships. Junior and SGA council member Dane Tedder of Ocean h...

NHS and SGA help make first day memorable

NHS and SGA help make first day memorable

Allie Beekman

September 8, 2018


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In annual CHS tradition, National Honor Society (NHS) seniors helped the new freshmen open their lockers and students attended an assembly with Italian Ices during fourth period to kick off the 2018-19 school year. Senior and SGA president Liam Marshall of Sea Girt announced the arrival of the Wease...

McCaffrey, Sammarco, Winzer attend National SkillsUSA Conference

McCaffrey, Sammarco, Winzer attend National SkillsUSA Conference

Allie Beekman

July 22, 2018


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Recent CHS graduate Karoline Winzer of Matawan and rising seniors Grace McCaffrey of Middletown and Erica Sammarco of Colts Neck attended the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) in Louisville, Kentucky along with math teacher and SkillsUSA adviser Scott Stengele. The competit...

AP Calc to use alternating classes for seniors, juniors

AP Calc to use alternating classes for seniors, juniors

Cailey Ruderman

June 15, 2018


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Rising juniors and seniors enrolled in AP Calculus will see something new on their 2018-2019 class schedules: alternating core classes. Next year, for two semesters, an estimated 40 students will report to AP Calculus one day and their English class the other. In the past, CHS offered AP Calculus for 7.5...

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