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Athletes beat the varsity blues

Athletes beat the varsity blues

Shannon Bradley

September 16, 2016

Many CHS students return to their home high schools to play sports. Some students began doing this as early as freshman year and began playing varsity their starting year. Senior Kat Holtz of Hazlet did not expect to start varsity as a freshman but did. She accomplished this after beating out a senio...

Preseason sports prove to be worth lost summer fun

Preseason sports prove to be worth lost summer fun

Emma Wilenta

September 16, 2016

The last few weeks of summer can be a dreaded time for students. Daunting thoughts of the upcoming school year, school supply shopping and cramming summer reading can consume the last few weeks of summertime. But for some, the tail-end of summer before a new school year are occupied with other co...

Precollege is worth the extra cash

Precollege is worth the extra cash

Andrew Wang

September 16, 2016

By the end of March 2015, now over one year ago, the total student loan debt in the United States had risen to $1.2 trillion according to the Federal Reserve, and has only continued to grow from there. For many of America's graduating high school students, college is no longer just an option for the futu...

Newsweek ranks CHS 27th in the nation

Newsweek ranks CHS 27th in the nation

Julianne Sackett

September 9, 2016

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

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...

A Color Wars steal for Teal

A Color Wars steal for Teal

Delia Noone

June 6, 2016

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 ...

Gleason orders 30 pies to replace absent lunch service

Gleason orders 30 pies to replace absent lunch service

Julia Pardee and Sarah Lynch

May 27, 2016

Students got a surprise pizza day, as Wall Food Services unexpectedly did not provide students with lunch. Wall High School supplies all lunchtime food sales and their own employees work at CHS, Principal James Gleason said. But they didn’t show up on Friday because their school was off for Memorial...

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