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Carragher dances his way to victory at Mr. CHS

Carragher dances his way to victory at Mr. CHS

Brigid McCarthy

April 19, 2019


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Junior Will Carragher of Middletown received the crowns of both Mr. CHS and People’s Choice 2019 on Wednesday, Apr. 17, earning major Spring Spirit Week points for the Class of 2020.   Mr. CHS is an annual pageant hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA) where male students from each...

Students see double as seniors win second relay event

Students see double as seniors win second relay event

Mia Gallo

April 16, 2019


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Spring Spirit Week continued on Tuesday, April 16 and left CHS seeing double as the daily theme was Twin Day. All four grades checked in with their respective SGA members to be counted for participation from 10:30 to 11:00 during lunch. The cumulative Scavenger Hunt proceeded with items ranging from ...

Freshmen take the cake on Spring Spirit Week day one

Freshmen take the cake on Spring Spirit Week day one

Madison Beekman

April 15, 2019


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The annual Spring Spirit Week started for CHS students on Monday, April 15 with the theme of “Dress Up or Dress Down.” Students could wear pajamas, formal attire, or a little bit of both. The theme for the lunchtime event, Cupcake Wars, was “Spring Break.” At the end of the day, the freshmen were in ...

Students share ‘love without borders’ at annual CCC festival

Students share ‘love without borders’ at annual CCC festival

Brigid McCarthy and Madison Beekman

April 12, 2019


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On Friday, April 12, students transformed the hallways of CHS into different countries for the 15th annual CCC Festival, hosted by the Cultural Communications Club (CCC). Guests in attendance walked around the school to sample the food and traditions of many international cultures. This year’s ...

NAHS inducts new members, showcases student artwork

NAHS inducts new members, showcases student artwork

Katherine Lombardi

April 8, 2019


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The National Art Honor Society (NAHS) held their annual art show and induction on Friday, March 29, providing student artists an opportunity to showcase work and receive recognition for their artistic talents. The show featured a variety of submissions, including paintings, sketchbooks, digital ar...

Junior edit board members learn from the best at the CSPA

Junior edit board members learn from the best at the CSPA

Brian Schade

April 2, 2019


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With spring’s commencement comes the annual Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Spring Convention. Juniors of the Inkblot edit board headed to Columbia University in New York City to participate, departing from the Red Bank train station on the morning of March 20. Students spent the two-day ...

Battle of the Bands rocks CHS for the fourth time

Battle of the Bands rocks CHS for the fourth time

Abby Tellechea

March 19, 2019


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The Class of 2019 and 2020 held the fourth annual Battle of the Bands on Friday, March 15. The event showcased performances from seven bands, with at least one CHS student in each band. The Boys, comprised of CHS students senior Kevin Clark of Spring Lake and junior Ryan Swanson of Brielle won the over...

JSA debates in D.C.

JSA debates in D.C.

Tess Rempel

March 16, 2019


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.Members of CHS’s Junior State of America (JSA) chapter attended the Winter Congress trip in Washington, D.C. from Friday, Feb. 22 to Sunday, Feb. 24. Supervised by math teacher Justine Lane, the trip provided an opportunity for politically active high school students to express their opinions ...

Radio Club wins two awards at IBS Conference

Radio Club wins two awards at IBS Conference

Tess Rempel

March 14, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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 ...

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