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CHS begins 2017 school year in a familiar fashion

CHS begins 2017 school year in a familiar fashion

Sarah McNey, Julianne Sackett, and Emma Wilenta

September 6, 2017

An ice cream truck pulling up to the back patio is a familiar sight to see for CHS students on the first day back. They were not disappointed today as the 2017-2018 school year kicked off in traditional CHS fashion: a back to school assembly featuring some icy treats. Classes were shortened to a...

Class council elections and Drama Club picks new assistants

Class council elections and Drama Club picks new assistants

Samara Ghali

June 7, 2017

The rising sophomore, junior and senior classes held elections today to decide the new class councils for the 2017-2018 school year. Candidates were narrowed down in a primary in May, and those remaining gave speeches to their prospective classmates. Election results were announced at the end of the...

Navy Team seals a victory at Color Wars

Navy Team seals a victory at Color Wars

Phoebe Drummond

June 2, 2017

The horn of a trumpet erupted through the cafeteria when SGA president Jackie Geller of Manalapan announced that the Navy Team won Color Wars 2017. On Friday, June 2, CHS students dressed in colorful outfits, enjoyed a PSFA funded barbeque and battled it out at the annual CHS Color Wars. Color...

Club elections for CCC, NHS, NAHS and SkillsUSA

Club elections for CCC, NHS, NAHS and SkillsUSA

Kyle Galvin

May 21, 2017

Throughout the week, four clubs elected new club officers for the 2017-2018 school year. The clubs included the Cultural Communications Club (CCC) and National Honor Society (NHS) on Tuesday, National Art Honor Society (NAHS) on Wednesday and SkillsUSA/National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Thursday. On...

Elected SGA members announced

Elected SGA members announced

Nicole Sestito

May 8, 2017

Student Government Association candidates gave their speeches on Thursday, May 4 and students casted their votes after. All 5 winners, two executive and three council members, were announced to the entire school at dismissal that same day. Junior Jackie Geller of Manalapan won the executive election...

Drama Club debuts first ever musical

Drama Club debuts first ever musical

Isabella Antoon

May 7, 2017

The Drama Club performed their annual spring production on May 5 and 6 at Belmar Elementary School. In past years, the Drama Club has performed at CHS and the Jersey Shore Arts Center, but this year the club’s first musical, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” was performed at Bel...

Class of 2017 wins Spring Spirit Week

Class of 2017 wins Spring Spirit Week

Mia Gallo

April 30, 2017

Spring Spirit Week came to an end on Friday, April 28. On Thursday, April 27, the theme was Generations Day. The freshmen dressed up as babies, the sophomores were angsty teens, the juniors were professional adults and the seniors were senior citizens. The lunchtime event was Balloon Pop. Two gir...

Spring Spirit Week 2017: Thursday Recap

Brigid Garrett

April 27, 2017

https://youtu.be/UEvVqdpeapU Generations day and the balloon pop competition both took place on Thursday April 27. The results for the day were freshmen with 110 points, sophomores with 125 points, juniors with 130 points and seniors with 135 points.

Spirit Week continues with Elephant Bowling and Build-a-Beast

Spirit Week continues with Elephant Bowling and Build-a-Beast

Allie Beekman

April 26, 2017

Three days into Spring Spirit Week 2017, the junior class leads with 105 points, followed by the seniors and sophomores tied with 100 points and the freshmen with 70 points. On Tuesday, April 25, the classes went head to head in the lunchtime competition, Elephant Bowling. The Class of 2019 made up...

Spring spirit week kicks off with a sweet start

Spring spirit week kicks off with a sweet start

Neil Estrada

April 24, 2017

Spring Spirit Week kicked off today, with the theme of Pajama Day and the lunchtime event Cupcake Wars. Many chose to wear comfortable pajama bottoms and a top while others chose nightgowns or robes. Some students elected to wear onesies characterizing a tiger, pig or a minion. All grades earned 20 ...

SGA introduces new events to Spring Spirit Week

SGA introduces new events to Spring Spirit Week

Caroline Monaghan

April 23, 2017

The 2017 Spring Spirit Week is this week, but the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed ways to improve it since November. Changes include different procedures, point values and events. Senior Mark DiSpignia of Lincroft is the President of SGA. He was a part of these decisions regarding Sp...

Vatican City takes first place at annual CCC festival

Vatican City takes first place at annual CCC festival

Sarah McNey and Cailey Ruderman

April 2, 2017

The Cultural Communications Club took Monmouth County on a world tour during the annual Communications High School Cultural Festival on March 31. Club members formed groups representing 22 countries from six continents while colorful displays of art and food filled the halls of CHS. Inspired by St....

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