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JSA attends Fall State convention

CHS entered with a strong arsenal of assigned speakers, and left with several awards for each speech.

Joey Esposito

November 24, 2019

CHS’s Junior State of America (JSA) chapter attended the organization’s annual Fall State convention in Woodbridge, N.J. from Saturday, Nov. 16 to Sunday, Nov 17. Each fall, the national organization invites chapters from over the Mid-Atlantic region to debate with their peers. This two-day ev...

JSA team members travel to Washington D.C.

Photo courtesy of Samantha LaRochelle.

Katherine Lombardi

March 2, 2018

Members of the CHS Junior State of America (JSA) chapter participated in debate, student activism and political conversation at the annual Winter Congress in Washington D.C., Feb. 23 to 26. Accompanied by Spanish teacher Karen Britto, school nurse Dorothy Condon and two parents chaperones, 26 stu...

JSA’s first club trip marks start of debate conferences

Junior Samara Ghali lead JSA to through their conference.

Katherine Lombardi

December 22, 2016

The newly-established CHS Chapter of the Junior State of America (JSA) took its first club trip to the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Fall State Conference on Nov. 19 and 20. JSA club members arrived at CHS at 8 a.m. on Saturday and traveled to the Woodbridge Renaissance Hotel in Iselin, NJ. The students returned to th...

Students live tweet the mock debate

Students react to the candidates.

Dylan Josephson

October 23, 2016

Students gathered into the cafeteria for the mock debate on Friday, Oct. 21. Moderators and seniors Julia Pardee of Freehold and Sarah Lynch of Interlaken announced that students could live-tweet their thoughts and questions through out the event with the hashtag #CHSmockdebate. Below are some of the...

Mock Presidential Debate features scandals, policies and personalities

Mock Presidential Debate features scandals, policies and personalities

Brigid Garrett and Julianne Sackett

October 21, 2016

To end the long week of mock election campaigning, CHS held the mock debate on Friday, Oct. 21, in the cafeteria for the whole school to watch. Students represented each of the the five candidates. Senior Matt Miller of Wall acted as Hillary Clinton, junior Jonathan Slovak of Spring Lake Heights as...

Stein rally brings crowds and controversy

Junior Veronica Yaron of Little Silver represent's Jill Stein's running mate at a rally.

Lauren DeFelice and Sarah McNey

October 21, 2016

Jill Stein, the candidate for the Green Party, held her first rally on Oct. 21. In the CHS mock election, junior Zoe McDonnell of Middletown is representing Stein. Junior Veronica Yaron of Little Silver represented Ajamu Baraka, Stein’s running mate. At the rally, McDonnell introduced Yaron, who spoke on ...

Castle explains and promotes Constitution party

Students attend meeting for Darrell Castle, portrayed by junior Matthew Avena of Middletown.

Neil Estrada

October 14, 2016

Constitutional party candidate Darrell Castle will be represented by junior Matthew Avena of Middletown in this year’s CHS mock election. On Oct. 14, Avena hosted his first meeting for the candidate to explain the lesser-known Constitution Party platform, which he summarized as “to follow the C...

VIDEO: The Debate

October 24, 2012

By MAX DEGEORGE Staff Videographer     See all the highlights of today's CHS Mock Debate here. ...

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