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Coronavirus causes concerns for clubs

The Junior State of America (JSA), which held the mock Democratic primary debate shown here, is one of the clubs not able to officially continue this school year.
October 9, 2020

COVID-19 has taken a toll on society, leaving people trying to find a way to assert a new normal in a world that is anything but that. With the start of September, CHS and schools all around the world...

Clubs and class councils deal with fundraising issues

Senior Ryan Swanson of Manasquan performs at Battle of the Bands
2019. Due to the school closure and government restrictions, this event
will not happen this year.
May 8, 2020

MCVSD students were notified that schools would be closed through Mar. 27 due to the novel coronavirus. Then, they got the news that it would be extended through April 10. They did not know when schools...

Advisers showcase their outside interests through clubs

Students perform in Drama Club's 2017 production of
November 15, 2019

Math doesn’t have anything to do with religion, and debate doesn’t have anything to do with physics, but to CHS’s club advisers, that doesn’t matter.  While many advisers teach material very different...

CHS Students and Staff Advocate for Change

According to USA Today, the United States currently ranks third in the world in waste per capita, producing 230 million tons of waste per year with less than a quarter being recycled.
November 15, 2019

With the effects of global warming growing more potent, the world has been scrambling for solutions. Communications High School has a few of their own.  Teachers have found ways to help protect the...

Students attend annual Club Fair

Students sign up for clubs that had stands in the cafeteria on Friday the 13th.
September 21, 2019

At the annual Club Fair on Friday, Sept. 13, students were given the opportunity to sign up for the clubs offered at CHS in the cafeteria during lunch. Every year, this event allows individuals to choose...

CHS classes, activities evolve throughout the years

CHS alumnus Bobby Picardo poses with Clevenger and principal James Gleason, respectively, in 2003.
March 15, 2019

Only 82 students and eight faculty members walked the halls of CHS in 2000, according to history teacher Sharyn O’Keefe, who has been a teacher at CHS since its opening in 2000. 19 years later, the school...

PSFA helps students, clubs succeed

JSA club members attend Fall State 2017 with the help of PSFA funding.
January 25, 2019

Last year, Junior States of America (JSA) struggled to keep convention opportunities open to all members due to budget cuts. This year, hoping to get back on its feet, junior and JSA council member Dane...

Clubs raise money at Mingle & Jingle

Seniors and NHS members, from left, Emma Farkas of Colts Neck, treasurer Allie Beekman of Neptune, president Jules Andersen of Howell, secretary Tali Petto of Marlboro and Liam Marshall of Sea Girt represented the National Honor Society (NHS) at Mingle & Jingle. NHS sold t-shirts and played Christmas music at the event.
December 16, 2018

Clubs played holiday music, sold shirts and sang carols at the annual Mingle & Jingle event on Friday, Dec. 7. Hosted by the Parent Student Faculty Association (PSFA), the event provides clubs...

NHS elects new council

Jules Andersen of Howell was elected president on Tuesday, May 22.
May 24, 2018

National Honor Society (NHS) elections for the 2018-2019 council took place in Room 142 on Tuesday, May 22. Junior NHS members showed their qualifications for the council positions through speeches they...

Meet the Presidents of CHS

Meet the Presidents of CHS
September 29, 2016

The Presidents of CHS's official clubs and class councils discuss their club, role as president and themselves as a person.  

Photo Club fought for funding; administration listened

Senior Caitlyn Siminerio takes a photo during a Photo Club sponsored trip to Grounds for Sculpture in the 2015-16 school year.
September 16, 2016

At the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, Photo Club was a newly unofficial and Advanced Yearbook was no longer a course. But after pushback from Photo Club council, Principal James Gleason found a...

SkillsUSA plans for Halloween dance

September 14, 2016

SkillsUSA held an unofficial meeting to briefly discuss roles for the Halloween Dance scheduled for Oct. 28. A theme idea was selected and committee heads for the event were picked from club members, with...

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