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Road test should yield for realistic driving skills

Road test should yield for realistic driving skills

Sally Ehlers

January 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion

My heart pounded and my hands sweated as they gripped the steering wheel. My dad’s voice nagged at me with each turn of the wheel. My adrenaline pumped as I checked the mirrors, used the turn signal, turned left, parallel parked, made a u-turn and finished. The two-minute test was beginning to feel like...

Licenses drive up student spending

Licenses drive up student spending

Mia Gallo

January 25, 2019


Filed under Features

Junior year of high school comes with a slew of new responsibilities: taking the SATs, starting the college search and for most students, getting their driver’s license. The frequent trips across Monmouth County that parents used to make now carry a price tag for most students, along with a set of a...

Students driven to either get behind the wheel or not

Students driven to either get behind the wheel or not

Emme Leong

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features

Freedom, flexibility, fear. All of which come with the ability to drive. A handful of upperclassmen at CHS drive to and from school for a variety of reasons, ranging from convenience to independence. Nonetheless, the majority of the senior class chooses not to drive, occupying less parking spaces...

Students and teachers reflect on parking lot problems

Students and teachers reflect on parking lot problems

Brigid Garrett

March 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Driving is a privilege that comes with responsibility. Students and staff talk about their experiences driving and problems they have faced.

Student driving accidents spark school wide discussion

Student driving accidents spark school wide discussion

Katherine Lombardi

February 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

There have been three accidents in the CHS parking lot involving student drivers in the 2016-17 school year. Principal James Gleason said the number is “definitely more than we’ve ever had before.” The accidents occurred following the end of the school day and in the morning prior to the st...

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