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Outside of their daily teaching, CHS faculty have part-time jobs

Outside of their daily teaching, CHS faculty have part-time jobs

Jacqueline Geller
May 9, 2017
Filed under Features

When the bell rings at 2:19 p.m., some CHS teachers will walk out the school’s doors and head to their part-time job. Spanish teacher Karen Britto used to be employed in restaurants and worked as an SAT tutor while holding a teacher position during the day. “It can be difficult especially...

Cottrell confirms Design Academy is an enriching creative experience

Cottrell confirms Design Academy is an enriching creative experience

Isabella Cavazzoni
May 9, 2017
Filed under Arts

The transition from middle school to high school is one brimming with change and potential. Each year, approximately 80 freshmen enter CHS with new stories, ideas and experiences to share with their peers and add to the school community. Yet in their junior year, a handful of students join the Design Aca...

CHS Beast proves to be unique mascot

CHS Beast proves to be unique mascot

Jacqueline Geller
May 8, 2017
Filed under Features

Marlboro High School has the Mustangs. Wall High School has the Knights. And Communications High School has the Beast. Fitness teacher Ginny Clevenger established the mascot in 2004 when a student received red marks on her shoulders after she lifted a great deal of weight on the leg press machine. ...

Students show their true colors

Students show their true colors

Kaitlyn Hammond
April 23, 2017
Filed under Features

Sophomore Amanda Lavery walks into school with blue hair after having pink hair the day before. It’s just a normal day at Communications High School. For some students like Lavery of Marlboro, having an unconventional hair color is a key part of their identity. In the last four months, Lavery has c...

Students prepare for fourth annual CHS Fashion Show

Students prepare for fourth annual CHS Fashion Show

Phoebe Drummond
February 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The fourth annual CHS Fashion Show will take place on Feb. 24, presenting clothing from local boutiques and student models. CHS alumna Sallie Haas of the Class of 2016 started the Fashion Show in 2014. Seniors Allie Kuo of Tinton Falls and Julia Pardee of Freehold took on the responsibility after he...

CHS students are the future

CHS students are the future

Maura DeRose
November 11, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Whether you supported Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in the most recent presidential election, everyone can agree that our country is facing many problems that need to be solved. Luckily, at Communications High School, we are the best students for the job. In the wake of Trump’s election, many Amer...

Newsweek ranks CHS 27th in the nation

Newsweek ranks CHS 27th in the nation

Julianne Sackett
September 9, 2016
Filed under Breaking, Showcase, Uncategorized

Communications High School scored a spot on Newsweek’s ranking of America’s top high schools of 2016. CHS took the 27th spot on the list which was released over the summer. Junior Grace Maloney of Middletown was one of many students delayed in hearing the news. “I did not know that CHS was rank...

Gender-neutral bathrooms would bring acceptance

Gender-neutral bathrooms would bring acceptance

May 17, 2016
Filed under Editorials

In December 2015, one of Cherry Hill East High School’s faculty bathrooms got some new signage. The school, located in Cherry Hill, N.J., was the first in its district to implement a gender-neutral bathroom, according to the Courier Post’s Matt Flowers. It’s not a new concept. Rutgers University...

Winter in the City

Winter in the City

Dylan Josephson
January 13, 2016
Filed under News

Last Friday, Jan. 8, students from both CHS and other schools gathered together for a night of dancing, food and fun for the school’s annual Winter Ball. This year, the theme was Winter in the City. The Class of 2018 portrayed the theme in several ways. A city skyline made of paper covered one wall...

SkillsUSA team takes 10 state medals

SkillsUSA team takes 10 state medals

April 26, 2013
Filed under News

By OLIVIA IANNONE Staff Writer CHS’ SkillsUSA team returned from last weekend’s statewide competition located in Somerset, NJ with four gold medals and three each of gold and silver, advisor Kelly Harmon said. Students competed either in small groups or individually against pools of dedicated competit...

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