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Students describe themselves in six words

Students describe themselves in six words

Abigail Rosenberg and Roxie Palladino
April 5, 2017
Filed under Hall Call, Uncategorized

CHS students reveal a few words to sum up their personalities and interests.

Sports recruitments complicate college hunt

Sports recruitments complicate college hunt

Mary Kate Cashman and Kiera Gill
December 22, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

Even though CHS does not have sports teams, that doesn’t stop students from excelling in sports at their home high schools and being recruited by college coaches. According to the NCAA, six percent of high school athletes compete for their college. CHS has a number of athletes who are aiming to be...

Sophomore council plans Winter Ball and Wreaths Across America

Marissa Ho
December 11, 2016
Filed under Club News, Uncategorized

The sophomore council met on Nov. 30. The main topics discussed were Wreaths Across America and the Winter Ball were discussed. 202 wreaths were donated to Wreaths Across America from faculty and students. The wreath placing is on Dec. 17, and will count for NHS hours. A series of commercials will be...

Kyle Galvin

Kyle Galvin

November 14, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

Kyle Galvin is a junior from Middletown and is ecstatic to be the Clubs editor for his first year on the Edit Board. Outside of CHS, he works at odd jobs he doesn't enjoy, such as Spirit Halloween and Any Garment Cleaners, in addition to being his grade's chauffeur. He hopes to bring awareness to the...

Lara Graney

Lara Graney

November 14, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

Lara Graney is a junior from Belmar and the In-Depth editor for The Inkblot. She was a staff writer her freshman and sophomore year, and became an editor her junior year. Her favorite part of The Inkblot is layout, when you get to hang out with the edit board and the In-Depth spread comes together. ...

Shannon Bradley

Shannon Bradley

November 14, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

Shannon Bradley is a senior from Keyport. She has been a part of The Inkblot for all four years, starting as a writer and moving up to assistant and then head editor. Bradley is proud to be the first female to hold the position. She is a variety goalkeeper and a lover of all sports. She can be reach...

To trick-or-treat or not to trick-or-treat

To trick-or-treat or not to trick-or-treat

Caroline Monaghan
November 9, 2016
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Over the years, Halloween has evolved into a night that is different for many different age groups, specifically teens. But the classic Halloween staples of costumes, trick-or-treating and parties remain for some CHS teens. Costumes are still popular for the CHS Beasts during Halloween, though motives ...

High school marks the start of college process

High school marks the start of college process

Samantha Hogan and Catherine Liang
November 9, 2016
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Senior Jenna Cohen of Freehold took her first college visit in the beginning of junior year. “I visited six colleges. I found it very beneficial,” Cohen said. “I think it gives you the perspective of actually being a student there.” Still, Cohen said she didn’t start early enough. “...

Alexander Hamilton gets sorted into a Hogwarts house

Alexander Hamilton gets sorted into a Hogwarts house

Caroline Monaghan
November 9, 2016
Filed under Arts, Uncategorized

The Broadway hit “Hamilton” is a historic show that has developed a devoted fanbase composed of theatergoers, historians and nerds alike. Besides these fans’ shared love for “Hamilton,” the love for J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series is also a common trend. Some fans, myself includ...

Black lives matter

Black lives matter

Zoe McDonnel
November 9, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

With over 40 million tweets, the #BlackLivesMatter activist movement has emerged as a major political force. The organization formed in 2012 after 17-year-old Trayvon Martin’s accused killer George Zimmerman was acquitted. Martin was black and unarmed, and subsequently, many people see Zimmerman’s a...

Teen Drinking: High School vs. College

Teen Drinking: High School vs. College

Kate Ridoux
November 9, 2016
Filed under Features, In-Depth, Uncategorized

It’s no secret that underage drinking occurs globally. In a recent survey of 256 CHS students on Oct. 17, 80 percent of students report that they believe most people start drinking in high school, 12 percent think that drinking begins in college and less than 1 percent believe that most people start ...

Teen use their tech to prevent future DUIs

Teen use their tech to prevent future DUIs

Maddie Curtis
November 9, 2016
Filed under Features, In-Depth, Uncategorized

Car crashes are the No. 1 killer of teens in the United States. But thanks to apps like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, the number of people in general who drink and drive has dropped by 54 percent since 1991, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports. About 32 percent of fatal car accidents inv...

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