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CHS students walk out in protest, support

CHS students walk out in protest, support

Katherine Lombardi

March 20, 2018


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In solidarity against gun violence and to honor the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy in Parkland, FL., CHS students walked out during the school day on March 14. The event was part of the Nationwide School Walkout, a movement that high schools across America participated in. In accorda...

CHS alum coordinates special needs event

CHS alum coordinates special needs event

Bella Reilly

March 11, 2018


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CHS alum Nick Brennan coordinated Rutgers University's Special Friends Day on Saturday, March 5 at the Cook Douglass Recreation Center. Special Friends Day is an event held for disabled children to participate in a variety of carnival-like activities with Rutgers students. Brennan, who graduated from...

Students take action for upcoming walkout

Students take action for upcoming walkout

Cailey Ruderman

March 2, 2018


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On Feb. 14, a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School in Parkland, Fla. left 17 students and faculty dead and 14 others wounded. In the wake of this tragedy, students across America decided to stand in solidarity with victims and survivors to protect schools from another shooting, CHS...

JSA team members travel to Washington D.C.

JSA team members travel to Washington D.C.

Katherine Lombardi

March 2, 2018


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Members of the CHS Junior State of America (JSA) chapter participated in debate, student activism and political conversation at the annual Winter Congress in Washington D.C., Feb. 23 to 26. Accompanied by Spanish teacher Karen Britto, school nurse Dorothy Condon and two parents chaperones, 26 stu...

Students donate and volunteer in annual blood drive

Students donate and volunteer in annual blood drive

Caroline Savage

March 2, 2018


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On Friday, Feb. 27, 68 students and parents lined up to participate in the National Honor Society’s (NHS) annual blood drive. The event was run by the Central Jersey Blood Center, a blood bank headquartered in Toms River, Howell and Shrewsbury. Although 68 people attempted to donate, the blood bank’s phleb...

82 students model in fifth annual Fashion Show

82 students model in fifth annual Fashion Show

Isabella Antoon

March 2, 2018


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Students at CHS got the opportunity to walk the runway on Feb. 23 at the fifth annual Fashion Show. Senior Emma Wilenta of Wall and junior Grace Treshock of Monmouth Beach conceptualized the show over the summer and coordinated the event for this winter. The show featured 82 models from all grades...

Teachers win it all in annual 6v6 volleyball tourney

Teachers win it all in annual 6v6 volleyball tourney

Jordan Durkin

March 2, 2018


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Six teams participated in the annual 6v6 volleyball tournament in the Wall High School gym on Wednesday, Feb 21. Among the teams competing were last year’s champions, The Grade Diggers, a team comprised of only CHS faculty members. Math teacher Scott Stengele, history teacher Bill Clark, art teacher S...

Fifth annual fashion show steals the runway

Fifth annual fashion show steals the runway

Jordan Durkin

February 26, 2018


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CHS students had their moment in the spotlight during the fifth annual fashion show on Feb. 3. The show took place in the cafeteria, which was decked out in palm green and pink decorations. Local favorites like Rook Coffee and Playa Bowls sold refreshments during intermission. Leading up to th...

Yearly compatibility test matches up students

Yearly compatibility test matches up students

Bella Reilly

February 4, 2018


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Many CHS students recently participated in the annual school-wide compatibility test on Jan. 19. Students turned in their surveys on Friday in the cafeteria. About 185 students handed in questionnaires, an about average number according to Fitness teacher Virginia Clevenger, who has been facilita...

Class of 2020 hosts a “Night at the Oscars”

Class of 2020 hosts a “Night at the Oscars”

Jordan Durkin and Katherine Lombardi

January 15, 2018


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CHS students had their chance to walk the red carpet at the annual Winter Ball dance, hosted by the Class of 2020. The dance was held on Jan. 12 and had the theme of “A Night At The Oscars.” The cafeteria was decked out in film-inspired decorations, including a large replica of the Hollywood ...

NHS and NTHS induct a combined 59 new members

NHS and NTHS induct a combined 59 new members

Allie Beekman

January 12, 2018


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The National Honor Society (NHS) and National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) inducted a total of 59 juniors and seniors on Tuesday, Dec. 5. NHS inducted 54 students, said math teacher and adviser Justine Lane. Students completed 100 service hours, 50 leadership hours and maintained a cumulative GPA...

SkillsUSA and NTHS bring in speakers, cash on Career Day

SkillsUSA and NTHS bring in speakers, cash on Career Day

Liam Umbs

January 12, 2018


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CHS's annual Career Day was presented by SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Friday, Dec. 8. Students explored careers from many industries and listened to  keynote speaker Chelsea Whittemore at the end of the day. Two of the speakers, including Whittemore, graduated from CHS ...

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