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Rasp taps into her artistic passions

Rasp taps into her artistic passions

Michelle Moroses

March 2, 2018


Filed under 1 in 300

Anyone who attended Coffeehouse in the past three years probably remembers seeing junior Alyssa Rasp of Hazlet perform one of her dance routines. Rasp started dancing when she was 3 years old at a studio in Aberdeen. She began tap dancing and has continued with that style throughout the years, developing...

Class of 2020 hosts a “Night at the Oscars”

Class of 2020 hosts a “Night at the Oscars”

Jordan Durkin and Katherine Lombardi

January 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

CHS students had their chance to walk the red carpet at the annual Winter Ball dance, hosted by the Class of 2020. The dance was held on Jan. 12 and had the theme of “A Night At The Oscars.” The cafeteria was decked out in film-inspired decorations, including a large replica of the Hollywood ...

Can sports make you a better person?

Can sports make you a better person?

Lauren Arnao

December 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

When people hear about high school sports, they automatically think they are about winning or losing. They think that the numbers on the scoreboard make a difference. Though to some that’s true, to most, sports are about the lessons that are learned throughout the years. Between teamwork, leadership...

SkillsUSA hosts first ever homecoming

SkillsUSA hosts first ever homecoming

Isabella Antoon

November 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Despite not having a football team, students at Communications High School attended the school’s first homecoming dance on Friday Nov. 3 in the cafeteria. The dance, which SkillsUSA President and senior Emma Wilenta of Wall said was conceptualized over the summer, featured many similarities to other scho...

Senior class hosts a ‘Party in the USA’

Senior class hosts a ‘Party in the USA’

Phoebe Drummond

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

CHS students put their hands up, nodded their heads like yeah and moved their hips like yeah at the back to school dance on Sep. 15 from 6:30 - 9. The senior class hosted the dance with the theme ‘Party in the USA.’ The theme was originally Communichella based off the annual music festival Coachell...

“Starry” prom night proves to be a success

“Starry” prom night proves to be a success

Giulianna Cavazzoni

May 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking, News

The Class of 2017 hosted the annual junior and senior prom on Friday, May 19, at Battleground Country Club in Manalapan. The theme of this year’s prom was “Starry Night.” The students arrived at the venue with their dates at 6 p.m.. The night began with cocktail hour, where the students were...

Majority of students say cheerleading and dance are sports

Majority of students say cheerleading and dance are sports

Mia Gallo

April 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

The discussion has gone on since what feels like the beginning of time. When asked to name a sport, most people would say basketball, football, soccer, or baseball, but competitive cheer or dance would most likely not come to mind. According to Dictionary.com, a sport is “an activity involving phy...

Northern Lights illuminate Winter Ball 2017

Northern Lights illuminate Winter Ball 2017

Allie Beekman and Sarah McNey

January 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Class of 2019 transformed the CHS cafeteria with paper lanterns and handmade snowflakes to fit their chosen theme of Northern Lights for the annual Winter Ball dance, held on Jan. 6. The council divided themselves into five separate committees to plan the event: advertisement, food, music, dec...

“The Nutcracker” turns an old classic into a new tradition

“The Nutcracker” turns an old classic into a new tradition

Emily Toro

December 22, 2016


Filed under Arts

“The Nutcracker” ballet is performed around the holiday by numerous dancers worldwide. Derived from the classical period of ballet, “The Nutcracker” is based off of the tale “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” by E.T.A Hoffmann. According to The New York City Ballet, the first performance was sh...

SkillsUSA regains the Halloween Dance

SkillsUSA regains the Halloween Dance

Emma Wilenta

November 1, 2016


Filed under Breaking, News, Uncategorized

Skills USA hosted the annual Halloween dance on Friday, Oct. 28. The club regained ownership of the dance after the freshman class hosted it last year. The night was Halloween movie themed.  Advertisements for the event featured photoshopped posters of CHS teachers on movie posters. SkillsUSA ad...

Gleason says ‘No dancing’ for Back to School dance

Gleason says ‘No dancing’ for Back to School dance

Dylan Josephson and Julianne Sackett

September 23, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Cowboy boots and flannels filled the cafeteria on Friday for the annual back-to-school dance. CHS students, both new and old, danced through the night. The senior class held the first dance of the season and provided both of the DJs, seniors Kevin Dixson of Wall and Karly Nolan of Bradley Beach...

What are you wearing to Winter Ball?

January 13, 2016


Filed under Hall Call

Students and teachers reveal what attire they will be wearing at the annual semi-formal dance. This year's theme was Winter in the City.

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