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Students participate in Halloween Costume Parade on day four of Spirit Week

Students participate in Halloween Costume Parade on day four of Spirit Week

Lana Tomchuk

October 31, 2019

Fall Spirit Week continued on Thursday, Oct. 31, as students celebrated Halloween with the annual Costume Parade, with entries such as an Amazon Alexa, an alien kidnapping, a mouse in a trap and La Croix beverages.  The juniors and seniors won all the categories for the Halloween Parade. The winne...

Students continue Spirit Week with Halloween

Students continue Spirit Week with Halloween

Riley Forrester

October 31, 2018

The third day of Fall Spirit Week sent students to gather around the back of the cafeteria to watch the annual Halloween Costume Contest on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Before the Halloween parade, students in each grade ran around the halls during the daily scavenger hunt, looking for various items, the ...

Take away costumes, take away fun: A Halloween tradition that schools should permit

Take away costumes, take away fun: A Halloween tradition that schools should permit

Sally Ehlers

December 16, 2017

It’s finally Halloween season and the fall festivities have begun: pumpkin picking, hay rides, haunted houses, candy shopping and costume selection. Costumes are the most iconic parts of Halloween, but some elementary and middle schools are considering banning kids from wearing their costumes to school. Arguments...

Spirit Week’s spooky second day

Spirit Week’s spooky second day

Michelle Etienne

October 31, 2017

On Tuesday Oct. 31 students participated in the second day of Spirit Week and came to school in costume for participation points. Students entered the lunchtime costume contest in an effort to win their class more points for Spirit Week. The second day of the Scavenger Hunt also took place with th...

Veronica Yaron’s Ultimate Halloween Movie BINGE

Veronica Yaron’s Ultimate Halloween Movie BINGE

Veronica Yaron

October 13, 2017

The first thing many people learn about me is that I love Halloween; all of October is dedicated to making a homemade costume, decorating, and watching horror films. The latter is actually more of a year-round hobby, but during October nothing beats curling up with a good slasher and some warm apple cid...

To trick-or-treat or not to trick-or-treat

To trick-or-treat or not to trick-or-treat

Caroline Monaghan

November 9, 2016

Over the years, Halloween has evolved into a night that is different for many different age groups, specifically teens. But the classic Halloween staples of costumes, trick-or-treating and parties remain for some CHS teens. Costumes are still popular for the CHS Beasts during Halloween, though motives ...

SkillsUSA regains the Halloween Dance

SkillsUSA regains the Halloween Dance

Emma Wilenta

November 1, 2016

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...

Juniors take first place in spooky conclusion to spirit week

Julianne Sackett

October 30, 2015

Halloween costumes filled CHS on Oct. 29, the fifth and final day of spirit week. Students in the hopes of winning points for their class entered the costume contest, today’s event, during lunch. Students won the contest in categories ranging from most original costume to scariest costume. The seniors...

Punk/grunge clothing and scarecrows mark day four of fall spirit week

Punk/grunge clothing and scarecrows mark day four of fall spirit week

Kate Ridoux

October 29, 2015

Day four of fall spirit week consisted of Punk/Grunge Day and the scarecrow decorating contest. Throughout the halls, flannels, band t-shirts, ripped jeans and black clothing stretched as far as the eye can see. Sophomore Lauren Spiezia of Manalapan said that she had been excited for Thursday’s...

From Hairspray to History: Halloween costume contest to culminate Fall Spirit Week

From Hairspray to History: Halloween costume contest to culminate Fall Spirit Week

Emma Wilenta and Caroline Savage

October 29, 2014

Fall Spirit Week’s annual costume contest takes place this Friday, the date of Halloween. Categories for Halloween costumes include most creative, which alumni Billie Haas of Deal won last year with her Common Application costume. Like Haas, freshman Karoline Winzer of Marlboro will design her Halloween...

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