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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 ...

Wonderful Life’ takes CHS back to the ’40s

Wonderful Life’ takes CHS back to the ’40s

Isabella Antoon

January 12, 2018


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The Drama Club performed the theatrical adaptation of the 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Dec. 1 and 2. The play marked the first of two annual productions presented by the club. The show follows the story of businessman George Bailey as he contemplates suicide. Director and senior Lara Gra...

Spirit Week updated over time

Spirit Week updated over time

Evan Kuo

December 18, 2017


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The noise was deafening as the student leapt backwards, penned in by a wall of people. All around him, people clapped and screamed his name while he caught his breath. A single pop rang out, and the crowd exploded with noise. He sighed with relief. That was the chaos that sophomore Will Carragher...

McCarthy and McCarthy triumph in freshman elections

McCarthy and McCarthy triumph in freshman elections

Olivia Conkling and Riley Forrester

December 18, 2017


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Posters, pictures, and personalized pencils filled the freshmen halls for weeks. Of course, that means it’s freshmen election season. This year, ten candidates fought to represent their grade in the freshman class council election on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Each year, elections determine which five students...

Pack, Harczuck, Cole dunk on the competition

Pack, Harczuck, Cole dunk on the competition

Madison Beekman and Erin Carr

December 18, 2017


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The freshman class held the annual 3v3 basketball tournament on Oct. 25, their first event organized as a class. Freshman Brigid McCarthy of Manasquan, the class president, said advisor and fitness teacher Ginny Clevenger took control of the event, for the most part. “Since this was our first...

Mykee Fowlin makes an impact on CHS

Mykee Fowlin makes an impact on CHS

Jordan Durkin

December 11, 2017


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CHS students enjoyed a performance by actor Mykee Fowlin on Dec. 11. Fowlin performed his one-man show, "You Don't Know Me Until You Know Me," with the main goal of telling students that they are not alone. The event was put on by the Eunoia Project, a suicide-prevention organization with several CHS members,...

CHS is visited by professionals, alumni on Career Day

CHS is visited by professionals, alumni on Career Day

Lauren Tarigo

December 9, 2017


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SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) welcomed 17 speakers to CHS for its annual Career Day on Dec. 8, providing students with a detailed look inside some of their future professions. Students began the first part of their day with four shortened class periods and an hour lunch....

Musical Mindful Mondays serenade CHS

Musical Mindful Mondays serenade CHS

Bella Reilly

December 4, 2017


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There is a new way for CHS students to display their talent that will continue for the month of December. Musical Mindful Mondays, started by fitness teacher Ginny Clevenger, began on December 4. The event is every Monday of December during lunch. Clevenger described this as, “a time and a place for s...

Photo Club returns to Grounds For Sculpture

Photo Club returns to Grounds For Sculpture

Cailey Ruderman

December 3, 2017


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On Tuesday, Nov. 28, 29 members of Photo Club visited Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey. Attendees viewed and photographed the 270 sculptures scattered across the 42 landscaped acres of the park. This is the first of two trips that Photo Club will take this year. Members are chosen to a...

NAHS travels to the MoMA

NAHS travels to the MoMA

Sarah McNey and Cailey Ruderman

November 27, 2017


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Members of the National Art Honors Society (NAHS) took a trip to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City on Nov. 21. A group of 40 students and four chaperones arrived at 10:30 a.m. as the exhibits opened and they explored the museum until 2 p.m. This was the NAHS’ first trip to the MoMA since...

Students showcase talents at Coffeehouse

Students showcase talents at Coffeehouse

Allie Beekman

November 19, 2017


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From dancing to singing to playing the piano to reciting poetry, CHS students of all grades showcased their talents in 36 acts at Coffeehouse on Friday, Nov. 17. The event was hosted by the junior class, who had been planning the event since the end of last year, according to biology teacher and Cla...

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