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‘Senioritis’ hits the Class of 2018, laziness arises

Survey of 44 seniors from May 15 to May 22, 2018.

Elizabeth Klemm

June 15, 2018

“Can we do this later? I have to finish this first...it’s due today,” senior Ebenezer Shim of Spring Lake Heights said when asked for an interview about the disease plaguing the Class of 2018: ‘senioritis.’ According to a survey of 44 seniors held May 15, 2018 to May 22, 2018, 93.2 perc...

Students take AP Calculus exam

Students in math classes this semester wrote on Post-it notes to encourage AP Calculus students on their exams. These Post-its were then hung in various locations around Lane's classroom.

Madison Beekman

May 16, 2018

Along with students across the nation, 23 CHS students took the AP Calculus AB exam on Tuesday, May 15. Junior Jules Andersen of Howell took the exam and said she did a lot of preparation work, mostly in class, prior to Tuesday. “In the beginning we did a lot of free response practice questions and then we mo...

Class of 2018 hosts Gatsby-themed prom

Senior Dylan Josephson of Lincroft is crowned 2018 Prom King. Josephson won this title alongside senior and Prom Queen Jackie Geller of Manalapan.

Madison Beekman and Riley Forrester

May 14, 2018

The Class of 2018 hosted the annual junior and senior prom on Friday, May 11, which took place at Trump National Golf Club in Colts Neck. This year's theme was "The Great Gatsby." Class of 2018 council member Caroline Savage of Brielle said the entire grade helped decide on the theme, since it was...

Monmouth County a beloved home for CHS students

EICs Izzy Cavazzoni and Courtney Kushnir look back on their time with The Inkblot.

May 4, 2018

We would like to start by saying that this editorial will not be about gun control. Hear us out. We took last issue to tackle gun control and school shootings via the editorial, and continued our coverage in this issue’s In Depth spread. So for this issue, we decided to take on an issue close to ou...

Spirit Week updated over time

Blot photo by Marissa Ho.

Evan Kuo

December 18, 2017

The noise was deafening as the student leapt backwards, penned in by a wall of people. All around him, people clapped and screamed his name while he caught his breath. A single pop rang out, and the crowd exploded with noise. He sighed with relief. That was the chaos that sophomore Will Carragher...

Seniors take on New York for annual class trip

Seniors take on New York for annual class trip

Michelle Etienne

October 1, 2017

On Wednesday Sept. 27, the class of 2018 went on the annual senior trip to New York City. The class traveled to the city in the morning, starting the day off in Columbus Circle at the Museum of Art and Design. Groups of 10 or more, accompanied by their chaperones, explored the museum's newest...

Class council elections and Drama Club picks new assistants

The Class of 2018 listened to speeches from ten candidates for class council on Monday.

Samara Ghali

June 7, 2017

The rising sophomore, junior and senior classes held elections today to decide the new class councils for the 2017-2018 school year. Candidates were narrowed down in a primary in May, and those remaining gave speeches to their prospective classmates. Election results were announced at the end of the...

Class of 2018 holds first-ever Battle of the Bands

Junior Cara Pesciotta of Millstone sang in her band, Square One, to open the night.

Jordan Durkin

March 22, 2017

The Class of 2018 brought the first-ever Battle of the Bands fundraiser to CHS on March 17. Five bands were featured in the show, and Leah Nawy took home the gold while Slapjack won Fan Favorite. Class of 2018 Vice President Kyle Galvin of Middletown originally proposed the event during his freshman...

Junior class meets to discuss Battle of the Bands

Arielle Hutchinson

February 7, 2017

The junior class met to split into committees for the next major class fundraiser and to gather donors for the next exit sale. After getting cancelled last year, the Class of 2018 received approval to revive Battle of the Bands. President Samara Ghali of Colts Neck will handle food, Vice President Kyle...

SGA accepts new fundraising proposals

Shannon Damiano

January 23, 2017

The Student Government Association (SGA) met on Jan. 23 to discuss three class proposals for fundraisers and events. The class of 2018 proposed a Battle of the Bands competition and the seniors proposed a Chipotle fundraiser and also asked for clarification regarding a car wash scheduled in May. SGA...

Junior class discusses logistics for senior trip and new committees

Arielle Hutchinson

January 18, 2017

The junior class met to discuss the tentative plan for their senior trip. The process to lead a newly established set of student-run committees. The class plans to see a Broadway show, visit the Museum of Modern Art and eat at a diner somewhere in between the two locations. The class has established...

Junior Council sets deadlines for Coffeehouse

Arielle Hutchinson

November 21, 2016

The junior class met to discuss preparations for upcoming exit sales, the Toy Drive, Christmas grams and Coffeehouse deadlines. The council encouraged class members to continue donating to exit sales, the next one being Dec. 8. Junior Felicia Aschettino of West Long Branch is in charge of coordinating...

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