The Inkblot

McManus was inspired by her unique sense of style and love of fashion to launch The Zine fashion magazine

McManus dresses to the nines for The Zine fashion magazine

Sarah Rau May 5, 2021

Among the mundane chatter of an elementary school cafeteria, a little fourth-grader walked proudly by the supervising teacher. She was immediately stopped to receive a compliment on her socks. These were...

Ortiz is fluent in both Spanish and English and was placed into Spanish III in her freshman year.

Ortiz speaks fluently to her Latin American heritage in Spanish III

Kara Gallagher March 12, 2021

Building a little doll and throwing it into a fire is not a typical way people celebrate the New Year. Yet this is how Ecuadorians traditionally celebrate, and Freshman Ariana Ortiz of Long Branch was...

Oldenski celebrates winning “Most Improved Player” at a summer
basketball camp in August 2017. He was diagnosed less than a year later.

Oldenski wears his game face through sickness and Fortnite

Francesco Thorik-Saboia January 19, 2021

Sophomore Jack Oldenski of Middletown played in a Fortnite tournament on Dec. 13 with two teammates. This was far from an average tournament: he was up against over 200,000 competitors. Oldenski and his...

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

Rasp taps into her artistic passions

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...

Photo by Cameron Destefano.

Ruoff dazzles on the stage and on the court

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...

Photo Courtesy of Delia Noone

It’s All Greek to She

Shannon Damiano March 8, 2017

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

When he isnt trading items in hopes of a great find, junior Cameron DeStefano of Middletown works magic, as he did at Coffeehouse.

A magician with a passion for trading

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...

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.

Catherine Escueta.

Lang goes the extra mile for CHS

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....

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,...

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...

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...

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