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Gleason says ‘No dancing’ for Back to School dance

Gleason says ‘No dancing’ for Back to School dance

Dylan Josephson and Julianne Sackett
September 23, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Cowboy boots and flannels filled the cafeteria on Friday for the annual back-to-school dance. CHS students, both new and old, danced through the night. The senior class held the first dance of the season and provided both of the DJs, seniors Kevin Dixson of Wall and Karly Nolan of Bradley Beach...

Thompson Park 2016 in photos

Thompson Park 2016 in photos

Audrey Mannion
September 18, 2016
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The Class of 2020 spent the day getting to know each other at the annual Thompson Park picnic.

School year starts with new and updated theme classes

School year starts with new and updated theme classes

Andrew Wang
September 18, 2016
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CHS opened its doors Sept. 7, welcoming in both new and returning students for another year of events, activities and classes; with the new school year came some curriculum changes. As part of a series of curriculum adjustments, journalism teacher Andi Mulshine will teach a marking period-long journalism...

Photo Club fought for funding; administration listened

Photo Club fought for funding; administration listened

Julia Pardee and Sarah Lynch
September 16, 2016
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At the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, Photo Club was a newly unofficial and Advanced Yearbook was no longer a course. But after pushback from Photo Club council, Principal James Gleason found a solution: adding an Advanced Yearbook class second semester fourth period. Photo Club was initially...

Weber replaces Gesin as new animation teacher

Weber replaces Gesin as new animation teacher

Sarah Lynch
September 16, 2016
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Ryan Weber, an art teacher at CHS, is teaching another elective class this year: animation. For the past eight years, technology teacher Laura Gesin taught the course because course’s previous teacher quit two weeks before the start of the school year in 2008. “It's an artistic discipline and...

Morgan takes over for Wheeler as SGA adviser

Morgan takes over for Wheeler as SGA adviser

Brigid Garrett
September 16, 2016
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After serving for two years as Student Government Association (SGA) adviser, chemistry teacher Erin Wheeler stepped down from the position, and biology teacher Leah Morgan is stepping in. The 2015-16 SGA council discovered Wheeler would no longer be advising the club at their end of the year meeting,...

Freshmen break the ice at Thompson Park

Freshmen break the ice at Thompson Park

Audrey Mannion
September 16, 2016
Filed under Breaking, News, Showcase

After being cancelled last year, the Student Government Association (SGA) was able to once again host their annual field trip to Thompson Park in Lincroft for the freshmen on Sept. 8. The day was filled with icebreakers and team building exercises in order to meet new friends and classmates. Senior...

Newsweek ranks CHS 27th in the nation

Newsweek ranks CHS 27th in the nation

Julianne Sackett
September 9, 2016
Filed under Breaking, Showcase, Uncategorized

Communications High School scored a spot on Newsweek’s ranking of America’s top high schools of 2016. CHS took the 27th spot on the list which was released over the summer. Junior Grace Maloney of Middletown was one of many students delayed in hearing the news. “I did not know that CHS was rank...

Assembly and Italian ice kick off the school year

Assembly and Italian ice kick off the school year

Dylan Josephson
September 7, 2016
Filed under Breaking, Showcase

Students crowded into the cafeteria today during fourth period for the annual first day assembly. Principal James Gleason kicked off the assembly to welcome both new and returning students to the 2016-17 school year. “It is an outstanding pleasure, it is so nice to see everybody today. It gets to...

Color Wars 2016

Color Wars 2016

June 6, 2016
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A Color Wars steal for Teal

A Color Wars steal for Teal

Delia Noone
June 6, 2016
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Frisbees flew, clothes were soaked and pies were eaten on Thursday, June 2 at the annual CHS Color Wars. The event was originally planned for the following day, but inclement weather pushed the event to one day earlier. Activities for the day included Limbo, Sponge Relay and Ultimate Frisbee, as ...

Color Wars 2016

June 4, 2016
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[cincopa AMGAwjdDpurO]  Correction: The teacher event was called Balloon Wars, not Hand Balloon.

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