The Inkblot

A survey of 21 students from Apr. 6 to Apr. 13.

Students ‘elect’ to pursue careers after taking CHS courses

Andrew Seckular May 5, 2021

Communications High School stands out to create students for the unique classes it offers, attracting hordes of Monmouth County applicants each year. From the photography workshops to the journalism courses,...

CHS is one school within the MCVSD that offers night school.

Teachers work second jobs to make ends meet

Madison Beekman and Riley Forrester June 15, 2018

After radio teacher Bill Bengle takes off his headphones and closes the radio studio at the end of the school year, he starts a summer full of painting and repairs for MCVSD. Bengle is one of many teachers...

Many jobs during the school year: more stress than money

Tess Rempel November 16, 2017

The dawn of a new school year often makes students think about which activities outside of school are really worth their time. According to, 4.7 million teenagers consider a job to...

During the summer, many students take jobs as interns in job fields they are interested in.

Skills from school carry into summer jobs, internships

Elizabeth Klemm September 15, 2017

David Salowe assisted production on movie sets. Shelley Ortner worked as a graphic designer. Now these teachers share their tricks of the trade to CHS students who are following in their footsteps. Seniors...

Technology teacher Maryanne Rodriguezs jobs outside of school are all education related.

Outside of their daily teaching, CHS faculty have part-time jobs

Jacqueline Geller May 9, 2017

When the bell rings at 2:19 p.m., some CHS teachers will walk out the school’s doors and head to their part-time job. Spanish teacher Karen Britto used to be employed in restaurants and worked as...

Anthony Quattrocchi of Matawan began to referee eighth grade soccer two years ago.

Students take on reffing sports games as jobs

Kiera Gill April 1, 2017

High school is a time for teenagers to get a taste of what the real world is like, and many get this exposure through a job, internship or volunteer task. According to NewsOk, an Oklahoma City newspaper,...

Seniors at CHS sign out before they leave for their mentorship.

Mentorship gives students a taste of the workplace

Evan Kuo March 11, 2017

Mentorship has been a part of a senior’s experience at CHS ever since the school’s first senior class graduated in 2004, Principal James Gleason said. Radio and mentorship teacher Bill Bengle took...

Keynote speaker, Rachel Belli, talks to CHS students about life as a broadcast producer.

Annual Career Day brings wide range of jobs to CHS

Grace Badger December 4, 2016

An actor, a golfer, a politician, a lawyer, and a crowd of other professionals walk into a school. Three hours later, they leave having shared their work experiences with hundreds of ambitious students....

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