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Rasp taps into her artistic passions

Rasp shows off her love for photography on the CHS runway.

Michelle Moroses

March 2, 2018

Anyone who attended Coffeehouse in the past three years probably remembers seeing junior Alyssa Rasp of Hazlet perform one of her dance routines. Rasp started dancing when she was 3 years old at a studio in Aberdeen. She began tap dancing and has continued with that style throughout the years, developing...

Ruoff dazzles on the stage and on the court

Photo by Cameron Destefano.

Courtney Kushnir

April 20, 2017

All the world's a stage for senior Annie Ruoff of Monmouth Beach. Ruoff has performed  in plays and musicals since she was in the third grade and has been a part of 18 productions from her local community theater to school shows as an actor, choreographer and more. Ruoff said she made the transition from acti...

It’s All Greek to She

Photo Courtesy of Delia Noone

Shannon Damiano

March 8, 2017

Junior Delia Noone of Middletown expresses her Greek culture through dance.

A magician with a passion for trading

When he isn't trading items in hopes of a great find, junior Cameron DeStefano of Middletown works magic, as he did at Coffeehouse.

Julia Pardee

December 22, 2016

A battery-powered Star Wars candle. A paper clip. A pair of wireless headphones. Junior Cameron DeStefano of Middletown has traded them all on his mission to upgrade from a paper clip to “trade my way higher and higher.” After hearing a true story of a man who started with a paper clip and traded...

Dixson ‘shreds the gnar’ and serves the ‘guac’

Brigid Garrett

December 3, 2016

Senior Kevin Dixson of Wall Township is recognized around CHS for his guacamole and competed at nationals for surfing last spring.

Lang goes the extra mile for CHS

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Abby Silva

September 16, 2016

As the president of the senior class and NHS as well as a member of Shore Regional High School’s varsity cross country and track teams, senior Sarah Lang of Monmouth Beach is running all over the place. Lang began running in fifth grade when she participated in her middle school cross country p...

Darcy Darbin: poet and novelist

Elizabeth Klemm

December 23, 2015

Not many 17-year-olds can say they’ve written and published a novel, but senior Darcy Darbin of Middletown definitely can. Darbin released her first novel, “Hopeless,” on March 25, 2015. Darbin, now 18, said she has been writing for the majority of her life. “[In] early elementary sc...

Masciana takes center stage in school and studio

Abby Silva

September 17, 2015

As SGA president, Lauryn Masciana is always on her toes. But outside of school, the senior stays on pointe – as a dancer at the Academy of Dance Arts in Tinton Falls. Masciana began dancing at age three. Ballet was her favorite style until recently, when she began to enjoy contemporary, too. Bu...

She’s the ‘reel’ deal

May 6, 2015

By GINA MAURER Sophomore Kierin Rogers of Keansburg has been interested in film for as long as she can remember, she said. “I used to make really cheesy home videos with my sister and have mini film festival screenings with my family, and I guess being that I have a family full of movie buffs...

Sallie ‘Haas’ a passion for fashion

March 30, 2015

By GINA MAURER Broadcasting, digital video and graphic design are all common interests of CHS students, but junior Sallie Haas of Deal has a unique passion of her own: fashion. Haas said her love for fashion began at a young age. “Ever since I was really little, I was always good at putting...

Collan finds calling in music and videos

Cayla Harris

February 19, 2015

Snow covers the ground on a chilly 30 degree day in Wall, but freshman Katie Collan of Millstone arrives to school in a blue flannel, knee-high gray stockings and bright yellow shorts. Collan is known to CHS as “the freshman who always wears shorts,” but the curly-haired girl may be better summarized a...

SGA underclassman is no underachiever

November 3, 2014

By DANIELLE GOLDWERT Staff Writer Being the only underclassman on the Student Government Association may seem daunting for some, but for sophomore Leo Ross of Fairhaven, his love for Communications was all the impetus he needed to run for office. “I wanted to run for SGA because when we al...

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