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NHS holds virtual elections

The National Honors Society holds many events including the annual blood drive.

Isabella Ji

May 17, 2020

The National Honor Society (NHS) virtually announced their new council on Friday, May 15. There were four positions to be filled: president, vice president, treasurer, and secretary.  The newly elected junior council is made up of President Brooke Stark of Manasquan, Vice President Emma Barofsky o...

NHS annual blood drive brings in 45 student donors

Juniors Chloe Zenker of Middletown and Jake Polvino of Tinton
Falls fill out necessary information in preparation to donate
blood. 45 students donated on Feb.13, and their blood will be
sent to local hospitals and used to save up to 135 lives.

Isabella Ji and Ella Lukowiak

March 9, 2020

While only 45 of the 65 participants were eligible to donate, the students and relatives who did donate to the National Honor Society’s annual blood drive on Feb. 13. may have prevented 135 deaths, according to American Red Cross statistics that credit each individual donation with saving three live...

CHS students are pumped to give blood

The National Honors Society holds many events including the annual blood drive.

Emma Barofsky

February 16, 2020

On Thursday, Feb. 13, students, faculty and parents participated in the annual CHS mobile blood drive. The event was in collaboration with Vitalant, a nonprofit medicine organization with more than 125 donation centers nationwide. Blood drive committee head and senior Grace Quakenbush of Wall did many thin...

NHS and NTHS induct new members

Students sit during the ceremony held on Thursday.

Emma Barofsky

November 23, 2019

The National Honor Society (NHS) and National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) inducted 49 new members on Thursday, Nov. 21. The ceremony opened with a welcome from Superintendent Timothy McCorkell, followed by speeches from NTHS and NHS advisers Scott Stengele and Justine Lane, as well each society’s ...

Students make strides at annual Breast Cancer Walk

Senior Jack McHugh of Manasquan and history teacher Sharyn O'Keefe walk amongst the crowd on Sunday wearing pink apparel.

Emma Barofsky

October 25, 2019

The National Honors Society (NHS) took another step towards cementing a new annual tradition, by participating in Point Pleasant’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, Oct. 20. The American Cancer Society, who oversees the walk on a national level, started the event as a way to u...

NHS elects council for 2019-2020 school year

The National Honor Society, advised by Justine Lane, organizes a number of fundraisers and events for different causes each year.

Meredith Prud'homme

May 9, 2019

The National Honor Society (NHS) elections for the 2019-2020 council took place this Tuesday, May 7th. Juniors in the club looking for a council position presented their short speeches to their fellow classmates. Four members of NHS were elected to serve on council, with a president, vice president, tr...

Upperclassmen donate blood through NHS drive

Junior Maddy Holobinko of Monmouth Beach and her mother sitting in the recovery room shortly after giving blood.

Allie Beekman

February 25, 2019

The National Honor Society (NHS), along with the blood bank Vitalant, hosted the annual CHS blood drive on Friday, Feb. 8. Senior and blood drive chair Emma Hecht and junior chair Grace Quakenbush, both of Wall, organized the event. “The blood drive went extremely well. Everything ran smoothly and we had so many ...

NHS and NTHS host induction ceremony

(Left to right) Juniors Bella Matuch of Spring Lake, Abby Tellechea of Monmouth Beach, Lauren Tarigo of Sea Girt, Juliana Greenwood of Wall, Isabella Antoon of Oceanport, Bella Reilly of Avon, Meredith Prud'homme of Ocean, and Mary Eknoian of Wall.

Isabella Antoon

December 12, 2018

  The National Honor Society (NHS) and National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) recognized 59 new inductees at the annual induction ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 28. NHS and NTHS advisers and math teachers Justine Lane and Scott Stengele spoke for their respective clubs, as well as principal Jam...

NHS organizes participation in breast cancer walk

The National Honor Society brought 45 CHS team members to the Point Pleasant Beach Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, Oct. 21.

Allie Beekman

October 24, 2018

The National Honor Society (NHS) revived an old CHS tradition on Sunday, Oct. 21: participating in the Point Pleasant Beach Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Senior and NHS President Jules Andersen of Howell suggested holding a walk to benefit breast cancer at a council meeting last June...

NHS and SGA help make first day memorable

Senior and SGA president Liam Marshall of Sea Girt, center, and junior and SGA member Dane Tedder of Ocean, right, hand out Italian ices on the first day of school.

Allie Beekman

September 8, 2018

In annual CHS tradition, National Honor Society (NHS) seniors helped the new freshmen open their lockers and students attended an assembly with Italian Ices during fourth period to kick off the 2018-19 school year. Senior and SGA president Liam Marshall of Sea Girt announced the arrival of the Wease...

Students donate and volunteer in annual blood drive

Blot photo by Delia Noone.

Caroline Savage

March 2, 2018

On Friday, Feb. 27, 68 students and parents lined up to participate in the National Honor Society’s (NHS) annual blood drive. The event was run by the Central Jersey Blood Center, a blood bank headquartered in Toms River, Howell and Shrewsbury. Although 68 people attempted to donate, the blood bank’s phleb...

NHS and NTHS induct a combined 59 new members

Blot photo by Catherine Escueta.

Allie Beekman

January 12, 2018

The National Honor Society (NHS) and National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) inducted a total of 59 juniors and seniors on Tuesday, Dec. 5. NHS inducted 54 students, said math teacher and adviser Justine Lane. Students completed 100 service hours, 50 leadership hours and maintained a cumulative GPA...

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