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Spring Spirit Week continues with Pajama Day and Minute to Win It

Spring Spirit Week continues with Pajama Day and Minute to Win It

Jordan Durkin

April 17, 2018

Spring Spirit Week continued on Tuesday, Apr. 17 with the return of Pajama Day and Minute To Win It. For Pajama Day, students and teachers came to school in pajamas or sweatpants. Aside from the basics, some added accessories like robes, stuffed animals or sleeping masks. Each grade received full...

Spring Spirit Week kicks off with Twin Day and Cupcake Wars

Spring Spirit Week kicks off with Twin Day and Cupcake Wars

Bella Reilly

April 16, 2018

Day one of Spring Spirit Week began on Monday, Apr. 16 with Twin Day and Cupcake Wars. On Twin Day, each student picked a ‘twin,’ or friend to dress identical to. All grades received full participation points for the day. Twin Day is a favorite event for sophomore Nicole Sestito of Wall. “Twin...

Battle of the Bands rocks CHS

Battle of the Bands rocks CHS

Kyle Galvin

March 31, 2018

The Class of 2018 hosted their second Battle of the Bands fundraiser on Friday, Mar. 23. The show featured performances from six bands, with The James Sleeman Trio winning the event and High Steaks winning the Fan Favorite vote. Ticket sales for the event suffered due to two snow days just before the day ...

CCC Festival brings ‘Harmony’ to CHS

CCC Festival brings ‘Harmony’ to CHS

March 20, 2018

The Cultural Communications Club (CCC) hosted the annual Cultural Festival on Friday, March 16, following the theme of ‘Harmony.’ Groups of club members represented 25 countries by creating displays, serving food and providing attendees with information about their country’s culture. Attende...

Fifth annual fashion show steals the runway

Fifth annual fashion show steals the runway

Jordan Durkin

February 26, 2018

CHS students had their moment in the spotlight during the fifth annual fashion show on Feb. 3. The show took place in the cafeteria, which was decked out in palm green and pink decorations. Local favorites like Rook Coffee and Playa Bowls sold refreshments during intermission. Leading up to th...

Class of 2020 hosts a “Night at the Oscars”

Class of 2020 hosts a “Night at the Oscars”

Jordan Durkin and Katherine Lombardi

January 15, 2018

CHS students had their chance to walk the red carpet at the annual Winter Ball dance, hosted by the Class of 2020. The dance was held on Jan. 12 and had the theme of “A Night At The Oscars.” The cafeteria was decked out in film-inspired decorations, including a large replica of the Hollywood ...

Mykee Fowlin makes an impact on CHS

Mykee Fowlin makes an impact on CHS

Jordan Durkin

December 11, 2017

CHS students enjoyed a performance by actor Mykee Fowlin on Dec. 11. Fowlin performed his one-man show, "You Don't Know Me Until You Know Me," with the main goal of telling students that they are not alone. The event was put on by the Eunoia Project, a suicide-prevention organization with several CHS members,...

CHS is visited by professionals, alumni on Career Day

CHS is visited by professionals, alumni on Career Day

Lauren Tarigo

December 9, 2017

SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) welcomed 17 speakers to CHS for its annual Career Day on Dec. 8, providing students with a detailed look inside some of their future professions. Students began the first part of their day with four shortened class periods and an hour lunch....

Musical Mindful Mondays serenade CHS

Musical Mindful Mondays serenade CHS

Bella Reilly

December 4, 2017

There is a new way for CHS students to display their talent that will continue for the month of December. Musical Mindful Mondays, started by fitness teacher Ginny Clevenger, began on December 4. The event is every Monday of December during lunch. Clevenger described this as, “a time and a place for s...

Photo Club returns to Grounds For Sculpture

Photo Club returns to Grounds For Sculpture

Cailey Ruderman

December 3, 2017

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, 29 members of Photo Club visited Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey. Attendees viewed and photographed the 270 sculptures scattered across the 42 landscaped acres of the park. This is the first of two trips that Photo Club will take this year. Members are chosen to a...

NAHS travels to the MoMA

NAHS travels to the MoMA

Sarah McNey and Cailey Ruderman

November 27, 2017

Members of the National Art Honors Society (NAHS) took a trip to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City on Nov. 21. A group of 40 students and four chaperones arrived at 10:30 a.m. as the exhibits opened and they explored the museum until 2 p.m. This was the NAHS’ first trip to the MoMA since...

Students showcase talents at Coffeehouse

Students showcase talents at Coffeehouse

Allie Beekman

November 19, 2017

From dancing to singing to playing the piano to reciting poetry, CHS students of all grades showcased their talents in 36 acts at Coffeehouse on Friday, Nov. 17. The event was hosted by the junior class, who had been planning the event since the end of last year, according to biology teacher and Cla...

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