the Inkblot

Return of in-person graduation provides closure for Class of 2020

The class of 2020 might be able to have their in-person graduation after all.

Rebecca Heath

June 16, 2020

On June 8, Superintendent Timothy McCorkell released a letter announcing that graduation will be held virtually due to the inability of the MCVSD schools to uphold the state-mandated safety guidelines. Three days later, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Charles Ford announced in a June 11 letter that while ...

Class of 2020 is ready for virtually anything, even graduation

The Class of 2020 stands together on the first day of school in 2019 to take a class photo.

Madison Beekman

June 9, 2020

On May 26, Governor Phil Murphy announced in his daily briefing that New Jersey schools could have in-person graduations beginning July 6, following strict guidelines. The next day, CHS Principal James Gleason announced that the district started working on plans for MCVSD career academies’ graduations...

Class of 2020 blasts off to second Spring Spirit Week win

Junior Mary Eknoian of Wall performs during the class of 2020's space themed lipsync.

Allie Beekman and Bella Reilly

April 19, 2019

After a nearly 3 hour spirit week event on Thurs., April 18, the SGA announced the juniors won their second Spring Spirit Week in a row with 566 points. The juniors were followed by the seniors with 468 points, the freshmen with 393 points, and the sophomores with 337 points. Senior and SGA Vic...

Battle of the Bands rocks CHS for the fourth time

Junior Ryan Swanson of Brielle, left, and senior Kevin Clark of Spring Lake, center, won the 2019 Battle of the Bands with their band

Abby Tellechea

March 19, 2019

The Class of 2019 and 2020 held the fourth annual Battle of the Bands on Friday, March 15. The event showcased performances from seven bands, with at least one CHS student in each band. The Boys, comprised of CHS students senior Kevin Clark of Spring Lake and junior Ryan Swanson of Brielle won the over...

Students showcase talents at annual Coffeehouse

Sophomore Michael Rau of Marlboro performs

Beatrice Karron

January 25, 2019

After many months of planning, the Class of 2020 held the annual Coffeehouse talent show on Friday, Nov. 30. Coffeehouse benefits the junior class in their preparations for prom, in addition to giving students, teachers and families an evening of food and entertainment each year. This year, there wer...

Class of 2020 fundraisers “spike” with new tournament

Class of 2020 fundraisers

Colin Martin

September 21, 2018

During the first half of lunch on Thursday, Sept. 20, the Class of 2020 held its first event of the year: a school-wide Spikeball tournament. The tournament featured a bracket of 16 pairs competing in a single elimination tournament and offered a grand prize of $20 in the form of Starbucks gift card...

Ho, Burgi and Trentalange elected presidents

Junior Rebecca Rippon of Ocean gives a two minute speech to the rising senior class. Rippon will serve as a Class of 2019 council member for her third time in the 2018-19 school year.

Isabella Antoon

June 15, 2018

The rising sophomore, junior and senior classes held their elections on June 5 throughout the school. Each grade elected a president, vice president and council members to serve during the 2018-2019 school year. The Class of 2021 elected Georgia Trentalange of Middletown as president along with vice...

Madeira illustrates her talents through artistic endeavors, class council

Madeira displays one of her talents at Coffeehouse.

Evan Kuo

May 4, 2018

As both an artist and a diplomat at CHS, Emily Madeira got her start by following her sister’s footsteps. But, now she is forging her own path to success. A sophomore from Howell, Madeira began her artistic career when she was in the third grade. She saw that her older sister Jessica was good at ...

‘Rainbow Connection’ brings Spirit Week win to Class of 2020

Sophomore RJ Franzen of Allentown rejoices after winning People's Choice and Most Entertaining at Mr. CHS. Franzen's awards bring the Class of 2020 to Spring Spirit Week victory.

Allie Beekman

May 4, 2018

After hearing that a freshman had won the coveted Mr. CHS title, worth 75 spirit week points, students braced themselves for anything to happen when senior and SGA President Jackie Geller of Manalapan announced the final results of the 2018 Spring Spirit Week. Geller announced that the freshmen placed la...

Class of 2020 wins Spring Spirit Week

Sophomore RJ Franzen of Allentown dances to

Allie Beekman

April 20, 2018

With Lip Sync, one of the most competitive Spring Spirit Week traditions, Friday was a fitting day for each grade to decide what to wear on their own. When lunch ended, the seniors had 210 points in first place, followed by the sophomores in second with 170 points, the juniors in third with 155 points...

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...

Freshmen Council meets to begin first preparations for the year

Neil Estrada

October 28, 2016

The Freshmen Class Council held a private meeting on Oct. 25 regarding Spirit Week plans, fundraising, T-shirt delivery times and communication with the class. The delivery time for class T-shirts is not yet determined. One idea to communicate better with the class was a Freshmen Council Instagram or...

The News of Communications High School
class of 2020