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Jake Polvino takes throne, wins Mr. CHS

Jake Polvino takes throne, wins Mr. CHS

Katherine Lombardi

May 4, 2018


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On April 20, the boys of each class competed for both the prestigious title of Mr. CHS and points that had the power to make a major impact on their grade’s Spring Spirit Week score. SGA President Jackie Geller of Manalapan along with Vice President Connor Martin of Spring Lake Heights hosted ...

Students showcase musical talent at Battle of the Bands

Students showcase musical talent at Battle of the Bands

Abby Fuller

May 4, 2018


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Battle of the Bands is an annual event at CHS which allows students to showcase their natural musical talent.  Senior Kyle Gavin of Middletown created the event his freshman year. “I’m looking forward to seeing all of the bands getting to showcase their talent to everyone who comes, as well ...

‘Rainbow Connection’ brings Spirit Week win to Class of 2020

‘Rainbow Connection’ brings Spirit Week win to Class of 2020

Allie Beekman

May 4, 2018


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After hearing that a freshman had won the coveted Mr. CHS title, worth 75 spirit week points, students braced themselves for anything to happen when senior and SGA President Jackie Geller of Manalapan announced the final results of the 2018 Spring Spirit Week. Geller announced that the freshmen placed la...

Quill & Scroll organizes voter registration drive

Quill & Scroll organizes voter registration drive

Phoebe Drummond

May 4, 2018


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CHS students ages 17 and 18, who are chomping at the bit to hit the ballot booth, were given the opportunity to register to vote in school on Thursday, Apr. 26. Maryanne DeVarti from the Greater Red Bank League of Women Voters headed the event, which took place during lunch. To register, students...

Juniors have their voices heard at Running and Winning workshop

Juniors have their voices heard at Running and Winning workshop

Sarah McNey

April 24, 2018


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The League of Women Voters hosted its annual Running and Winning workshop on Thursday, Apr. 19 at Monmouth Regional High School. Three selected junior delegates represented CHS and spoke about issues affecting schools today. Running and Winning aims to “foster in young women an interest in public lif...

Class of 2020 wins Spring Spirit Week

Class of 2020 wins Spring Spirit Week

Allie Beekman

April 20, 2018


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With Lip Sync, one of the most competitive Spring Spirit Week traditions, Friday was a fitting day for each grade to decide what to wear on their own. When lunch ended, the seniors had 210 points in first place, followed by the sophomores in second with 170 points, the juniors in third with 155 points...

Seniors maintain lead after Decades Day

Seniors maintain lead after Decades Day

Katherine Lombardi

April 19, 2018


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CHS received a blast from the past this Thursday, Apr. 19 as Spring Spirit Week continued on with Decades Day. Students dressed in different fashion trends of prior generations, sporting anything from flare jeans and rainbow tie-dye to bright windbreakers and scrunchies. The seniors were assigned t...

Snail Day and the Amazing Race sweeps CHS

Snail Day and the Amazing Race sweeps CHS

Allie Beekman

April 18, 2018


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The first-ever Snail Day ended with the seniors holding first with 80 points, the sophomores and freshmen tied for second with 65 points and the juniors in last with 60 points. A long-awaited event, students interpreted Snail Day in different ways. Senior and SGA member Jonathan Slovak of Spring ...

Spring Spirit Week continues with Pajama Day and Minute to Win It

Spring Spirit Week continues with Pajama Day and Minute to Win It

Jordan Durkin

April 17, 2018


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Spring Spirit Week continued on Tuesday, Apr. 17 with the return of Pajama Day and Minute To Win It. For Pajama Day, students and teachers came to school in pajamas or sweatpants. Aside from the basics, some added accessories like robes, stuffed animals or sleeping masks. Each grade received full...

Spring Spirit Week kicks off with Twin Day and Cupcake Wars

Spring Spirit Week kicks off with Twin Day and Cupcake Wars

Bella Reilly

April 16, 2018


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Day one of Spring Spirit Week began on Monday, Apr. 16 with Twin Day and Cupcake Wars. On Twin Day, each student picked a ‘twin,’ or friend to dress identical to. All grades received full participation points for the day. Twin Day is a favorite event for sophomore Nicole Sestito of Wall. “Twin...

Battle of the Bands rocks CHS

Battle of the Bands rocks CHS

Kyle Galvin

March 31, 2018


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The Class of 2018 hosted their second Battle of the Bands fundraiser on Friday, Mar. 23. The show featured performances from six bands, with The James Sleeman Trio winning the event and High Steaks winning the Fan Favorite vote. Ticket sales for the event suffered due to two snow days just before the day ...

CCC Festival brings ‘Harmony’ to CHS

CCC Festival brings ‘Harmony’ to CHS

March 20, 2018


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The Cultural Communications Club (CCC) hosted the annual Cultural Festival on Friday, March 16, following the theme of ‘Harmony.’ Groups of club members represented 25 countries by creating displays, serving food and providing attendees with information about their country’s culture. Attende...

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