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Students take AP Calculus exam

Students take AP Calculus exam

Madison Beekman

May 16, 2018


Filed under News

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

Class of 2018 hosts Gatsby-themed prom

Madison Beekman and Riley Forrester

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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

Monmouth County a beloved home for CHS students

May 4, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

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

Spirit Week updated over time

Evan Kuo

December 18, 2017


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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

Class council elections and Drama Club picks new assistants

Samara Ghali

June 7, 2017


Filed under Club News, Showcase

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

Class of 2018 holds first-ever Battle of the Bands

Jordan Durkin

March 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under Club News

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


Filed under Club News

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


Filed under Club News

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


Filed under Club News

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...

Junior Council prepares for Fall Spirit Week

Marie Schobel

October 21, 2016


Filed under Club News

The Class of 2018 held a mandatory meeting regarding their Spirit Week strategies and ideas. The junior class is preparing for a big win in the lunchtime activities and having 100 percent participation every day in dress code. They also reminded the class to donate to exit sales held every other Thursday,...

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