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Fashion show “blooms” into runway success

Fashion show “blooms” into runway success

Jordan Durkin

March 15, 2019

Students of all grades walked the runway during the “Bloom” Fashion Show on Friday, March 1. Some models sported casual looks like jeans and a tank top, while others strutted down the catwalk in their best prom attire. Senior Grace Treshock of Monmouth Beach coordinated this year’s event, alon...

School safety: Students’ realities in 2019

School safety: Students’ realities in 2019

Phoebe Drummond

March 15, 2019

The students in Justine Lane’s AP Calculus class sprung from their seats and huddled together on Friday, Feb. 1. With the lights out and the door locked, they sat in complete silence. No one mouthed words to friends sitting across from them or fiddled with their fingers playing Chopsticks. They sat in...

Radio Club wins two awards at IBS Conference

Radio Club wins two awards at IBS Conference

Tess Rempel

March 14, 2019

Radio Club members nominated for awards by the Intercollegiate Broadcast System (IBS) attended the International IBS Conference in New York City on Friday, March 1. Supervised by club adviser and radio teacher Bill Bengle, the event provided an opportunity for radio show hosts and producers to ne...

Latest fashions in full ‘bloom’ at CHS

Latest fashions in full ‘bloom’ at CHS

Jordan Durkin

March 5, 2019

Students of all grades walked the runway during the “Bloom” Fashion Show on Friday, March 1. Some models sported casual looks like jeans and a tank top, while others strutted down the catwalk in their best prom attire. Senior Grace Treshock of Monmouth Beach coordinated this year’s event, alon...

SkillsUSA and NTHS host annual Career Day

SkillsUSA and NTHS host annual Career Day

Madison Beekman

March 5, 2019

As a part of Career and Technical Education Month, students participated in the annual Career Day on Friday, Feb. 22, hosted by SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). Students traveled from classroom to classroom, listening to guest speakers from all different jobs. Guest speake...

Upperclassmen donate blood through NHS drive

Upperclassmen donate blood through NHS drive

Allie Beekman

February 25, 2019

The National Honor Society (NHS), along with the blood bank Vitalant, hosted the annual CHS blood drive on Friday, Feb. 8. Senior and blood drive chair Emma Hecht and junior chair Grace Quakenbush, both of Wall, organized the event. “The blood drive went extremely well. Everything ran smoothly and we had so many ...

Alumni revisit CHS for the day, share advice with students

Brian Schade

January 29, 2019

CHS graduates recently had the opportunity to revisit the building and reconnect with former classmates at the annual Alumni Day, held in the cafeteria on Friday, Dec. 21. The event began with a question-and-answer panel between current and former students. The alumni were primarily asked about the co...

Winter Ball takes a trip to New York at sunset

Winter Ball takes a trip to New York at sunset

Olivia Conkling and Vivianna Varlack

January 25, 2019

The familiar CHS cafeteria was transformed into nighttime in New York City for the 2019 Winter Ball, hosted by the Class of 2021. For months, the sophomores prepared golden hour skylines and graffiti art to display at the dance, held on Friday, Jan.11.   Sophomores and design committee co-heads Cat...

Caruso retires following eight-year tenure as school counselor

Caruso retires following eight-year tenure as school counselor

Jordan Durkin and Heather Griffin

January 25, 2019

Dec. 21, 2018 marked the last day at CHS for guidance counselor Carol Caruso. After an eight year tenure, Caruso made the decision to retire from her position. In mid-January, Melanie “Sam” Sambataro will take over as the new guidance counselor for students with last names beginning with A t...

Drama brings Anne Frank’s story onto the stage

Drama brings Anne Frank’s story onto the stage

Desiree Negrin

January 25, 2019

The Drama Club presented its fall production, “The Diary of Anne Frank,” on Dec. 7 and Dec. 8. The cast of 12 students from all grades portrayed the true story of Anne Frank as her family hid from the Nazis during their occupation of the Netherlands during World War II. The Drama Club council ...

“BrainHack” wins 2018 Congressional App Challenge

“BrainHack” wins 2018 Congressional App Challenge

Isabella Ji, Lily Jones, and Ella Lukowiak

January 25, 2019

After months of work, a group of three seniors from the Advanced Java programming class won the 2018 Congressional App Challenge for New Jersey’s fourth congressional district. Anthony Sasso and Erica Sammarco, both of Colts Neck, and Liam Marshall of Sea Girt won the challenge for their brain train...

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