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Classes compete in flip-off on grunge day

Classes compete in flip-off on grunge day

Neil Estrada
November 2, 2016
Filed under Breaking, News, Showcase

Spirit Week entered it’s third day today with Punk/Grunge Day, the Flip-Off Competition and the daily Scavenger Hunt. Punk/Grunge Day meant wearing beanies and flannels for some, but for others, Punk Grunge Day meant going all-out with dark eyeliner, dark hair dye and leather jackets. The participati...

Day two continues with pajamas and jenga

Day two continues with pajamas and jenga

Mia Gallo
November 1, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Students flooded the halls of CHS this morning decked out in everything from slippers to onesies to get Fall Spirit Week participation points for their grade on Nov. 1. Freshman Bella Reilly of Avon felt that Pajama Day was a great experience. “I really liked pajama day because it’s so much eas...

SkillsUSA regains the Halloween Dance

SkillsUSA regains the Halloween Dance

Emma Wilenta
November 1, 2016
Filed under Breaking, News, Uncategorized

Skills USA hosted the annual Halloween dance on Friday, Oct. 28. The club regained ownership of the dance after the freshman class hosted it last year. The night was Halloween movie themed.  Advertisements for the event featured photoshopped posters of CHS teachers on movie posters. SkillsUSA ad...

Inkblotters attend Fall Press Day at Rutgers

Inkblotters attend Fall Press Day at Rutgers

Courtney Kushnir
October 30, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The Inkblot staff traveled to Rutgers University for the annual Fall Press Day field trip on Oct. 24. The Garden State Scholastic Press Association (GSSPA) hosts and plans the event annually. Teen journalists and school newspaper advisers gathered on Busch Campus and attended seminars on topics ranging...

Mock Presidential Debate features scandals, policies and personalities

Mock Presidential Debate features scandals, policies and personalities

Brigid Garrett and Julianne Sackett
October 21, 2016
Filed under 2016 Mock Election, News

To end the long week of mock election campaigning, CHS held the mock debate on Friday, Oct. 21, in the cafeteria for the whole school to watch. Students represented each of the the five candidates. Senior Matt Miller of Wall acted as Hillary Clinton, junior Jonathan Slovak of Spring Lake Heights as...

SkillsUSA attends annual Monroe Leadership Conference

SkillsUSA attends annual Monroe Leadership Conference

Evan Kuo
October 20, 2016
Filed under News

Every year, the New Jersey chapter of SkillsUSA meets to elect new regional officers. As a youth-administered organization, this system allows their members to become active participants in leading the members of their respective region and acting as an advocate and a voice for them on the national ...

CHS celebrates Week of Respect

CHS celebrates Week of Respect

Sarah McNey
October 11, 2016
Filed under Breaking, News, Showcase

Each year, CHS celebrates the Week of Respect in October, along with many other public schools in the state. This year, the Week of Respect falls on Oct. 3-7 and aims to provide “age-appropriate instruction focusing on preventing harassment, intimidation, or bullying,” according to the New Jersey Edu...

Madeira elected freshman class president

Madeira elected freshman class president

Mary Kate Cashman
October 4, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Students of the class of 2020 elected freshman Emily Madeira as their class president in the class elections on Tuesday, Oct. 4. Colin Martin of Middletown was elected Vice President. “I am really excited, and just really grateful to everybody that put the faith in me to elect me,” Madeira said. ...

New AP schedule allows elective flexibility

New AP schedule allows elective flexibility

Izzy Cavazzoni
September 28, 2016
Filed under Breaking, News

As a career academy focused on communications-based studies, only two Advanced Placement (AP) courses are offered to eligible students at CHS: Calculus and Studio Art. In the past, juniors and seniors enrolled in AP Calculus have lost space in their schedule for an elective. But this year, Principal James...

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