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SkillsUSA wins 14 medals in state competition

Junior Colin Martin of Middletown, center left, and senior Kate Dickenson of Spring Lake Heights, center right, are awarded gold medals for placing first in the audio/radio competition.

Desiree Negrin

May 10, 2019

CHS students competed in the SkillsUSA state championship competitions on Saturday, April 8 in Bridgewater, N.J. 18 students participated in numerous competitions and walked away with 14 medals: eight gold and six silver. SkillsUSA president and senior Connor Martin of Spring Lake Heights said the Ski...

Battle of the Bands rocks CHS

The James Sleeman Trio won the event and High Steaks won the Fan Favorite vote.

Kyle Galvin

March 31, 2018

The Class of 2018 hosted their second Battle of the Bands fundraiser on Friday, Mar. 23. The show featured performances from six bands, with The James Sleeman Trio winning the event and High Steaks winning the Fan Favorite vote. Ticket sales for the event suffered due to two snow days just before the day ...

CHS students partake in ‘irrational’ Pi Day activities

Senior Riley Mullan of Long Branch pied substitute teacher Ryan Weber at the Class of 2017's Pi Day fundraiser.

Mia Gallo

March 18, 2017

The Class of 2017 hosted a Pi Day celebration on Friday. It was originally scheduled to take place on Pi Day, Tuesday, March 14 but was rescheduled due to the snow day.  The celebration consisted of a pie baking competition, and slices of the entered pies were sold for $1 each during lunch. The...

SkillsUSA competes for regional titles

SkillsUSA members after  their competition in Trenton, N.J..

Kyle Galvin

March 5, 2017

Seven SkillsUSA members traveled to Mercer County Technical School Arthur R. Sypek Center in Trenton, N.J. on March 3 to compete in regional competitions ranging from job demonstration and interview to career pathways. SkillsUSA members have been preparing for competitions since fall, according to ...

Skills members to host local 8-12 year olds at a workshop

Caroline Savage

March 6, 2016

SkillsUSA will be holding a creative workshop Monday, Mar. 7 at CHS for local 8- to 12-year-olds and focuses on creative writing and design basics. The workshop is organized by senior Sophia Boniecki of Middletown, sophomore Emma Wilenta of Wall and freshman Connor Martin of Spring Lake Heights. The w...

LaRochelle competes at Miss Teen New Jersey

Elizabeth Klemm

March 3, 2016

Sophomore Sam LaRochelle of Middletown stood confidently as Juror No. 10 in the Drama Club’s fall production of “Twelve,” but standing confidently is no longer acting for her. LaRochelle competed in her first pageant on Oct. 16, 2015. LaRochelle didn’t place in the Miss Teen NJ pageant but said s...

SkillsUSA team takes 10 state medals

SkillsUSA team takes 10 state medals

April 26, 2013

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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