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Cookies a tradition for many during the holidays

Madeline Holobinko December 22, 2016

From colorful sugar cookies to smiling gingerbread men, holiday cookies are considered a special tradition to many people all over the world. With variations like Italian cartellata cookies, Dutch kerstkransjes,...

Photo courtesy of Sarah Takash.

“The Nutcracker” turns an old classic into a new tradition

Emily Toro December 22, 2016

“The Nutcracker” ballet is performed around the holiday by numerous dancers worldwide. Derived from the classical period of ballet, “The Nutcracker” is based off of the tale “The Nutcracker and...

Christmas has turned into a commercial holiday according to CHS Students.

‘It’s all about the commercial’

Vaughn Battista December 22, 2016

In “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” Dr. Seuss tells the tale of the un-jolly Grinch that eventually learns that the holiday spirit prevails without gifts and feasts, illustrating that material things...

The story of Christmas has changed over time from purely religious to commercial.

Students discuss the Christ in Christmas

Elizabeth Klemm December 22, 2016

Store windows. Television screens. Radio waves. It’s everywhere. “It” is Christmas, and its advertisements are all around. Many businesses see the Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus...

The mythical Santa Clause has become a part of nearly every childhood.

Mom and Dad: the real Claus

Courtney Kushnir December 22, 2016

Santa Claus doesn’t really hand-craft and deliver presents in his magic sleigh for every boy and girl. The responsibility of being Santa Claus falls on parents, and that responsibility comes with a price...

Christmas season starts too early

By Phoebe Drummond January 10, 2016

The line “it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” has gone through an extreme revolution since originally sang in 1951. Then, the Christmas buzz began when snow banks coated streets and the...

CHS is in the holiday spirit

Dylan Josephson December 16, 2015

With only a few more days of school before winter break, CHS students are finding ways to get into the holiday spirit. Sophomore Courtney Kushnir of Colts Neck said she is excited for an event that...

Opinion: Real Christmas trees vs fake Christmas trees

Opinion: Real Christmas trees vs fake Christmas trees

Izzy Cavazzoni December 18, 2014

It wasn’t until 16th century Germany, that trees such as evergreens and pines were decorated in the home for the holiday of Christmas. Today each family has their own unique traditions for tree decorating....

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