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NHS annual blood drive brings in 45 student donors

Juniors Chloe Zenker of Middletown and Jake Polvino of Tinton
Falls fill out necessary information in preparation to donate
blood. 45 students donated on Feb.13, and their blood will be
sent to local hospitals and used to save up to 135 lives.

Isabella Ji and Ella Lukowiak

March 9, 2020

While only 45 of the 65 participants were eligible to donate, the students and relatives who did donate to the National Honor Society’s annual blood drive on Feb. 13. may have prevented 135 deaths, according to American Red Cross statistics that credit each individual donation with saving three live...

CHS students are pumped to give blood

The National Honors Society holds many events including the annual blood drive.

Emma Barofsky

February 16, 2020

On Thursday, Feb. 13, students, faculty and parents participated in the annual CHS mobile blood drive. The event was in collaboration with Vitalant, a nonprofit medicine organization with more than 125 donation centers nationwide. Blood drive committee head and senior Grace Quakenbush of Wall did many thin...

Upperclassmen donate blood through NHS drive

Junior Maddy Holobinko of Monmouth Beach and her mother sitting in the recovery room shortly after giving blood.

Allie Beekman

February 25, 2019

The National Honor Society (NHS), along with the blood bank Vitalant, hosted the annual CHS blood drive on Friday, Feb. 8. Senior and blood drive chair Emma Hecht and junior chair Grace Quakenbush, both of Wall, organized the event. “The blood drive went extremely well. Everything ran smoothly and we had so many ...

CHS students, faculty and more participate in blood drive

Junior Brandon Kalika of Middletown donated blood on Tuesday.

Dylan Josephson and Shannon Damiano

March 1, 2017

The CHS National Honor Society ran the annual blood drive yesterday, Tuesday, Feb. 28. Students, teachers, faculty members and family members donated their blood for a good cause. The event was held in collaboration with Central Jersey Blood Center, which has locations in Howell, Shrewsbury and Tom...

NHS plans annual blood drive

Marissa Ho

February 15, 2017

The National Honor Society (NHS) will be hosting the annual Blood Drive on Feb. 28. The event is in collaboration with Central Jersey Blood Center, said math teacher and adviser Justine Lane.   “The event will occur from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. busses that will be parked in front of the school. Jun...

NHS informs juniors and seniors of upcoming blood drive

Emma Wilenta

January 18, 2017

The National Honor Society (NHS) will be hosting the annual Blood Drive on Feb. 28. Today, the club held an assembly during second period in the cafeteria to educate students on donation requirements. Prospective donors must be a junior or senior and weigh at least 120 pounds. All donors must hand in...

NHS meets with new inductees

Maura DeRose

December 19, 2016

The National Honor Society (NHS) held its first meeting with new inductees on Dec. 13. Adviser and math teacher Justine Lane congratulated inductees on a successful induction ceremony, which was held on Dec. 7. Council members discussed upcoming events and members handed in their monthly hours. Junior...

NHS sets committee heads

Sarah Lynch

September 20, 2016

The National Honors Society (NHS) met today to collect summer hours from their senior members. NHS council assigned senior head chairs for each of their committees, which are public relations, blood drive, tutoring, beautification and Parent Student Faculty Association (PSFA). Assistant heads from last y...

Donation record broken at annual Blood Drive

Donation record broken at annual Blood Drive

Dan Mopsick

March 4, 2016

Today the National Honor Society led by Advisor Justine Lane held the 10th annual Blood Drive at CHS. In total there were 71 donors consisting of students, parents, and facility. The donation process was performed by employees of the Central Jersey Blood Center on their mobile donation buses. “W...

Annual blood drive donates 61 pints of blood

February 26, 2014

By NICK BRENNAN Staff Writer The National Honor Society members sponsored their annual blood drive on Feb. 26 to support the Central Jersey Blood Center. In all, 78 people were registered to donate, according to NHS adviser Justine Lane, up from the 42 donors last year. The donors included 58 students and 20 parents. 61 people were able to donate at the blood drive. “Last...

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