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NAHS inducts new members, showcases student artwork

NAHS inducts new members, showcases student artwork

Katherine Lombardi

April 8, 2019

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

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

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

.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

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

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

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

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 ...

Students enjoy a night ‘in the city’ at Winter Ball

Students enjoy a night ‘in the city’ at Winter Ball

Nicole Sestito

January 14, 2019

The Class of 2021 created the aesthetic of Golden Hour in New York City on Friday, Jan. 11 for the annual Winter Ball dance in the cafeteria. From the metro card tickets and taxi cutouts to the Statue of Liberty and graffiti on the walls, the sophomore class council met the expectations of their t...

Class of 2020 hosts annual Coffeehouse

Class of 2020 hosts annual Coffeehouse

Michael Rau

December 9, 2018

The Class of 2020 hosted the annual Coffeehouse event on Friday, Nov. 3, featuring 35 acts and more than 40 student performers who danced, sang, played musical instruments and read poetry. Juniors Ryan Swanson of Brielle and Colin Martin of Middletown hosted the show to add a comedic element. Mar...

Students dance the night away at Homecoming

Students dance the night away at Homecoming

Brian Schade

November 5, 2018

Students attended the second annual Homecoming dance in the cafeteria on Friday, Nov. 2. SkillsUSA hosted the event and gave students the opportunity to nominate and elect their peers onto a court and dance to music courtesy of the radio department, despite the absence of a football team. Junior ...

Seniors find first Spirit Week win with Super Scav

Seniors find first Spirit Week win with Super Scav

Mia Gallo

November 5, 2018

Fall Spirit Week came to a close on Friday, Nov. 2 with the seniors securing their first Spirit Week win with 375 points. The juniors followed closely with 358 points, the sophomores came in third with 313 points and the freshmen rounded out with 259 points. Friday’s theme was High School Stereotypes...

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