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NHS and NTHS host annual induction ceremony

NHS and NTHS host annual induction ceremony

Sarah McNey
December 10, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Fifty-five new members of both National Honor Society (NHS) and National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) were honored at the annual induction ceremony on Dec. 7. Both Principal James Gleason and MCVSD Superintendent Timothy McCorkell gave speeches during the ceremony highlighting the accomplishments of ...

Senior Switch Day returns after year-long hiatus

Senior Switch Day returns after year-long hiatus

Allie Beekman
December 7, 2016
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After a year without Senior Switch Day, the tradition returned to CHS on Nov. 24. Teachers sat back and listened as seniors took their roles to teach classes throughout the day. Senior class advisor Ginny Clevenger and the senior class council organized the day, while Clevenger made the final decisi...

Drama club starts new musical for Spring

Drama club starts new musical for Spring

Isabella Antoon
December 6, 2016
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The Drama Club will be offering something new to its members this spring: a musical. After years of plays directed and produced by the students at CHS, the current council, led by seniors Annie Ruoff of Monmouth Beach and Rebecca Cleffi of Manasquan, have decided to showcase the talented voices at CHS. ...

JSA makes their debut at first conference

JSA makes their debut at first conference

Katherine Lombardi
December 5, 2016
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The newly-established CHS Chapter of the Junior State of America (JSA) took its first club trip to the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Fall State Conference on Nov. 19 and 20. JSA club members arrived at CHS at 8 a.m. on Saturday and traveled to the Woodbridge Renaissance Hotel in Iselin, NJ. The students returned to th...

Annual Career Day brings wide range of jobs to CHS

Annual Career Day brings wide range of jobs to CHS

Grace Badger
December 4, 2016
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An actor, a golfer, a politician, a lawyer, and a crowd of other professionals walk into a school. Three hours later, they leave having shared their work experiences with hundreds of ambitious students. That is precisely what happened on December 2, at the Communications High School Career Day organize...

Senior Switch Day makes a comeback

Senior Switch Day makes a comeback

Allie Beekman
November 26, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

After a year without Senior Switch Day, the tradition returned to CHS on Nov. 24. Teachers sat back and listened as seniors took over their roles to teach classes throughout the day. Senior class adviser Ginny Clevenger and the senior class council organized the day with teachers beforehand and ha...

Seniors break the tie and win Fall Spirit Week

Seniors break the tie and win Fall Spirit Week

Neil Estrada
November 14, 2016
Filed under Breaking, News, Showcase

After an unprecedented 280-280 point tie between the Senior Class and the Freshman Class during spirit week the SGA decided to have a tiebreaker competition after midterms on Oct. 9. The school aired the most recent InkTV and then the competition was underway. The three events were giant Jenga, an event ...

Students live tweet the U.S. election

Students live tweet the U.S. election

Dylan Josephson
November 9, 2016
Filed under Breaking, News, Showcase

CHS students tuned in to the 2016 US Election. In the end, the country voted Donald Trump to be the president of the United States. Below are tweets from CHS students while they were watching the election unfold....

SGA debuts new information session format

SGA debuts new information session format

Allie Beekman
November 8, 2016
Filed under News

Information sessions got a facelift this year as the Student Government Association and administration worked to streamline the autumn visits by prospective students. Each year, the five career academies of the Monmouth County Vocational School District host information sessions to allow would-be...

Ghali starts the JSA Club

Ghali starts the JSA Club

Tony Moore
November 8, 2016
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The 2016-17 school year kicked off with the addition of the Junior State of America (JSA) club. Junior Samara Ghali of Colts Neck leads the official club as its president. JSA Club is the CHS branch of the respectively named national organization that hosts multiple conventions on the state and national...

Drama Club holds first-ever Comedy Night

Drama Club holds first-ever Comedy Night

Sarah Lynch
November 5, 2016
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Drama Club broke the mold with its first Comedy Night on Nov. 4. The cast performed a series of sketches submitted by CHS students. Senior and Drama Club director Annie Ruoff of Monmouth Beach said that she and the council came up with the idea last June. “We had mixed opinions on whether we...

Freshmen win dodgeball, tie for Spirit Week with Seniors

Freshmen win dodgeball, tie for Spirit Week with Seniors

Colin Martin
November 4, 2016
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The freshmen and the senior classes tied in the final results of Spirit Week, announced on Nov. 4. A tie-breaker is scheduled for Wednesday, but the final day of Spirit Week ended with the high school stereotypes theme and the Dodgeball Competition. The theme for the day procured a lot of varying...

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