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CCC chooses 2020-2021 council with new selection process

Senior Adriana Poznanski of Middletown giving her speech at the CCC council election in 2019. This year, the club had to conduct this process virtually.

Nicola DeGregorio

May 8, 2020

The Cultural Communications Club (CCC) announced their 2020-2021 council on May 1 via email from president and senior Grace Quakenbush of Wall. The COVID-19 outbreak has changed many aspects of CHS life going beyond just online classes even to affecting clubs; this year’s SkillsUSA competitions were can...

CHS clubs work to elect new councils from home

Senior Julia Rocco of Marlboro gives a speech during CCC elections in 2018. This year, the way that the club will pick a new council will be different due to COVID-19.

Emma Barofsky and Meredith Prud'homme

April 26, 2020

On April 16, Governor Phil Murphy announced the closure of all New Jersey schools through at least May 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic. For CHS, the end of every school year is typically filled with in-person club elections for the upcoming year. Due to the indefinite closure, some of these clubs ha...

CCC helps beyond CHS

The CCC council at their annual festival.

Isabella Antoon

March 21, 2020

The Cultural Communications Club roots its beliefs in helping others, and recently extended that aid beyond the doors of CHS to a high school student who was recently diagnosed with cancer.  The club, led by Spanish teacher Sabina Campbell, hosts events and fundraisers to raise money for non-profit o...

CCC seeks to avoid cultural appropiation at annual festival

(Left to right) Senior Lila Nathanson of Long Branch, junior Isabella Carmona-Ramirez of Long Branch, and senior Julia Perconti of Red Bank at the CCC festival.

Kaitlyn Delaney

March 9, 2020

The Cultural Communications Club roots its beliefs in helping others, and recently extended that aid beyond the doors of CHS to fellow MCVSD school High Technology High School, providing support to a freshman, who was recently diagnosed with cancer.  The club, led by Spanish teacher Sabina Campbell, hosts events a...

CCC festival unites CHS in celebration of culture

(From left to right) Teacher Laura Gesin listens to seniors Jill Fukushima of Eatontown, Alexa Feder of Millstone, Naomi Littenburg of Lincroft, and Elena Perez of Hazlet talk about their country, Argentina.

Kristen Gallagher

March 9, 2020

As guests arrived at CHS on Friday, March 6, they were greeted with the smell of Belgium waffles and Australian meat pies. Guests tasted food from around the world, visited replicas of famous landmarks and watched different cultural performances when they attended the 16th annual CCC cultural festiv...

CCC brings holiday joy to underprivileged students

Physics teacher Steve Godkin, dressed as Santa, hands a Head
Start student his present on Friday, Dec. 13. Godkin was the
special surprise, along with other performances at the event.

Francesca Santaniello

January 17, 2020

As the bell rang for students to go to second period on Friday, Dec. 13, the Cultural Communications Club (CCC) welcomed children from the Lakewood Head Start program into room 107. The classroom became a Christmas spectacle that included student performances and a special visit from Santa. Head...

CCC spreads “Love Across Borders” with cultural festival

The Chorus club, comprised of students in various grade levels, performs

Olivia Conkling and Beatrice Karron

May 17, 2019

Students scrambled around CHS to transform the school into displays of various countries on Friday, April 14 for the 15th annual Cultural Communications Club (CCC) festival, titled “Love Without Borders.” 19 countries took part in the festival after weeks of preparation including food, art, r...

CCC elects council for 2019-2020 school year

Junior Grace Quakenbush of Wall was elected to be the president of the club on Tuesday.

Meredith Prud'homme

May 9, 2019

The Cultural Communications Club (CCC) held their elections for their 2019-2020 council on May 7th. The club bases its core values in serving the community and hosts a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the year as well as the annual CCC Festival. Six members of the CCC were elected to serve...

Students share ‘love without borders’ at annual CCC festival

Chorus club performed

Brigid McCarthy and Madison Beekman

April 12, 2019

On Friday, April 12, students transformed the hallways of CHS into different countries for the 15th annual CCC Festival, hosted by the Cultural Communications Club (CCC). Guests in attendance walked around the school to sample the food and traditions of many international cultures. This year’s ...

CCC Festival brings ‘Harmony’ to CHS

Ukraine took home first prize at this year’s CCC festival.

March 20, 2018

The Cultural Communications Club (CCC) hosted the annual Cultural Festival on Friday, March 16, following the theme of ‘Harmony.’ Groups of club members represented 25 countries by creating displays, serving food and providing attendees with information about their country’s culture. Attende...

Club elections for CCC, NHS, NAHS and SkillsUSA

Each ballot had to be counted at the Cultural Communications Club election on Tuesday.

Kyle Galvin

May 21, 2017

Throughout the week, four clubs elected new club officers for the 2017-2018 school year. The clubs included the Cultural Communications Club (CCC) and National Honor Society (NHS) on Tuesday, National Art Honor Society (NAHS) on Wednesday and SkillsUSA/National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Thursday. On...

Vatican City takes first place at annual CCC festival

Sophomore Sebrina Gao of Manalapan and her team represented France in the CCC Festival and placed third.

Sarah McNey and Cailey Ruderman

April 2, 2017

The Cultural Communications Club took Monmouth County on a world tour during the annual Communications High School Cultural Festival on March 31. Club members formed groups representing 22 countries from six continents while colorful displays of art and food filled the halls of CHS. Inspired by St....

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