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Teens face parental pressure when choosing to apply to or attend CHS

After being accepted into CHS, students must decide to accept or deny the offer. This can be a challenge for both students and parents, especially for those who are unfamiliar with CHS. 
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Ryan Lemberger and Aaron Diament

March 9, 2020

Junior Steve Ostrom of Lincroft’s final decision to attend CHS reflected his own eagerness to attend the school, more so “than other people who were pressured by their parents.” “My mom wanted me to apply to an MCVSD in general, but she didn’t really have an influence on which one I pick...

Step out of the academic safety net

Step out of the academic safety net

Katherine Lombardi and Evan Kuo

March 9, 2020

Most high school students have to wait until their final year for the cushy benefits of “senioritis.” But sometimes at CHS, it strikes early. Easily-shifted deadlines may as well be advertised in the info sessions and complaining be included as part of the curriculum. When multiple classes’ tests overlap on th...

Do colleges value athletic achievements over academics?

Survey of 138 students from Dec. 12 to Dec. 15, 2017.

Meredith Prud'homme

January 12, 2018

According to the Huffington Post, 60 percent of the University of North Carolina’s football and basketball players read below the eighth grade level, and 8 to 10 percent read at or below a third grade level. This statistic begs the question of whether colleges value athletic accomplishments more than...

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