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CHS receives National Blue Ribbon honor

CHS receives National Blue Ribbon honor

Madison Beekman

October 12, 2019

For the second time in twenty years, the U.S. Department of Education named Communications High School (CHS) a National Blue Ribbon School, among 362 others nationwide. Prior to this year, CHS also won the award in 2012. This program acknowledges private and public schools across the country for “thei...

Class of 2023 holds first class election

Class of 2023 holds first class election

Kristen Gallagher

October 12, 2019

The Class of 2023 held their freshman class council elections on Oct. 3 in the cafeteria. After primaries consisting of thirteen students, the candidates were narrowed down to ten. Following the two-minute long speeches, the class voted for their top five choices of council members for the 2019-2020 schoo...

PSFA hosts annual Sweets by the Beach event in Belmar

PSFA hosts annual Sweets by the Beach event in Belmar

Emma Barofsky

October 3, 2019

The second annual Sweets by the Beach event took place on Sept. 27 at Belmar beach as students and families gathered to bond with one another, while enjoying candies, cupcakes, ice cream sundaes, cookies and more. Ran by the Parent Student Faculty Association (PSFA), this event was held both inside of...

Class of 2020 goes to New York City

Class of 2020 goes to New York City

Meredith Prud'homme

September 26, 2019

The class of 2020 kicked off their final year at CHS together by traveling to New York City on Wednesday Sept. 25 for the annual senior trip. Students toured Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum, ate lunch at Bubba Gump’s Shrimp Co., and saw the Broadway musical “Dear Evan Hansen.” Senior Julia...

Students rock out at 80s themed back to school dance

Students rock out at 80s themed back to school dance

Meredith Prud'homme

September 26, 2019

Scrunchies and neon attire filled the dance floor as the Class of 2020 hosted the first dance of the school year on Friday, Sept. 13. The annual back to school dance was ‘80s themed, and the cafeteria was lined with bright colors, cassette tapes and other classic 80s paraphernalia. A total of 140 s...

Class of 2023 continues freshmen trip tradition at GoodSports

Class of 2023 continues freshmen trip tradition at GoodSports

Emma Barofsky

September 8, 2019

The Class of 2023 made new friends and continued an annual CHS tradition at this year’s trip to GoodSports in Wall on Friday, Sept. 5.  For almost 20 years, the freshmen trip provides new students with an opportunity to get to know their classmates at Thompson Park in Lincroft. Due to inclemen...

CHS opens new year with annual tradition

CHS opens new year with annual tradition

Meredith Prud'homme

September 6, 2019

Over the summer, administration and the Student Government Association (SGA) alike prepared to welcome freshmen and greet returning students following their two month break. To wrap up the first day of the 2019-2020 school year, students attended an assembly at the end of fourth block with Italian Ic...

Students close out 2018-19 school year

Students close out 2018-19 school year

Nicole Sestito

July 25, 2019

The 2018-19 school year officially came to an end on Wednesday June 19, as students enjoyed their last day of school and took their final exams. While freshmen, sophomores, and juniors said goodbye to their teachers and peers for the summer, members of the Class of 2019 said their final farewell to ...

Pink team is victorious at Color Wars

Pink team is victorious at Color Wars

Kaitlyn Delaney

June 10, 2019

On Friday, June 7, students attended the annual Color Wars, where the pink team claimed victory for the second year in a row. With both sporting and non-sporting events, the competition had something for every student to take part in. In the morning, teams gathered in the cafeteria, where juniors a...

Students continue Color Wars celebrations at beach bonfire

Students continue Color Wars celebrations at beach bonfire

Madison Beekman

June 9, 2019

After a day of exciting Color Wars festivities, CHS students and families came together for the last annual bonfire at Belmar Beach on Friday, June 7. The Parent Student Faculty Association (PSFA) hosted the event, and incoming freshmen were also invited to meet some of their future classmates. In...

Quill and Scroll resumes after year-long hiatus, inducts new members

Quill and Scroll resumes after year-long hiatus, inducts new members

Meredith Prud'homme

June 3, 2019

On May 31, sophomores, juniors, and seniors of The Inkblot were inducted into the student journalism honor society, Quill and Scroll, in room 107 during lunch. After the honor society’s one year-long hiatus, juniors Maddy Holobinko of Monmouth Beach and Emily Toro of Manalapan brought Quill and Scroll...

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