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CHS students walk out in protest, support

CHS students walk out in protest, support

Katherine Lombardi

March 20, 2018


Filed under Breaking, News

In solidarity against gun violence and to honor the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy in Parkland, FL., CHS students walked out during the school day on March 14. The event was part of the Nationwide School Walkout, a movement that high schools across America participated in. In accorda...

To reduce stress, use mindfulness and try meditation techniques

To reduce stress, use mindfulness and try meditation techniques

September 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Here at CHS, students have the opportunity to practice mindfulness and meditation in  small ways during school.The monthly Loo Review touches on ways for students to take stock of their mental health. Students are also invited to visit meditation sessions before exams and are encouraged to talk free...

SAT prep courses popular among students

SAT prep courses popular among students

Phoebe Drummond

February 10, 2017


Filed under Features, In-Depth

While nearly 2.1 million students from the Class of 2016 took the ACT, nearly 1.7 million opted for the SAT, according to The Washington Post and the SAT Suite of Assessments, respectively. Both of these tests have been a factor in college admission decisions for decades. To strengthen their chance...

A national criteria would work better for NHS

A national criteria would work better for NHS

Lauren Spiezia

November 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The life of an upperclassman has no shortage of stressors: harder classes, college applications and SATs, just to name a few. Not to mention, 58 percent of CHS upperclassmen have added National Honor Society membership to this list, said NHS adviser Justine Lane. Each NHS chapter within each school or distr...

High school marks the start of college process

High school marks the start of college process

Samantha Hogan and Catherine Liang

November 9, 2016


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Senior Jenna Cohen of Freehold took her first college visit in the beginning of junior year. “I visited six colleges. I found it very beneficial,” Cohen said. “I think it gives you the perspective of actually being a student there.” Still, Cohen said she didn’t start early enough. “...

Teen Drinking: High School vs. College

Teen Drinking: High School vs. College

Kate Ridoux

November 9, 2016


Filed under Features, In-Depth, Uncategorized

It’s no secret that underage drinking occurs globally. In a recent survey of 256 CHS students on Oct. 17, 80 percent of students report that they believe most people start drinking in high school, 12 percent think that drinking begins in college and less than 1 percent believe that most people start ...

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