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Students connect with politicians, pave the pathway for future careers

Senior Leo Ross of Fair Haven stands with

Andrew Wang

September 16, 2016

With a controversial presidential election right around the corner, the halls of CHS are often filled with heated political debates. It’s no shock that the student body is politically-involved, but some students are currently shaping their futures as prospective members of the political process, wheth...

Lang goes the extra mile for CHS

Catherine Escueta.

Abby Silva

September 16, 2016

As the president of the senior class and NHS as well as a member of Shore Regional High School’s varsity cross country and track teams, senior Sarah Lang of Monmouth Beach is running all over the place. Lang began running in fifth grade when she participated in her middle school cross country p...

A history as long as Communications

Elizabeth Klemm

September 16, 2016

CHS opened its doors to students in September 2000 and shortly after sent its first freshmen class to Thompson Park. The trip has taken place every year since and acts as an icebreaker for the freshmen, the first freshman adviser and history teacher Sharyn O’Keefe said. “It was decided by the original faculty an...

Kendall Jenner graces Vogue’s famous September issue

Kendall Jenner, the September Vogue covergirl

Izzy Cavazzoni

September 16, 2016

Back to school commercials. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. The return of seasonal Starbucks drinks. Each evoke feelings of familiarity as autumn begins its annual reign on weather and fashion alike. Yet the September issue of magazines, such as Vogue, have earned a reputation for predicting fall fashion tre...

Summer concerts become right of passage for teens

The Lumineers played at The Stone Pony this summer.

Izzy Cavazzoni

September 16, 2016

Like learning to drive or filling out college applications, there are plenty of coming-of-age rituals that teenagers from across the world welcome (or endure) as they embark on their journey into adulthood. Still, teenagers from Monmouth County might experience additional rights of passage: that first t...

Coney Waffle brings ‘Freak Shakes’ to the Shore

Sophomore Emma Hecht of Wall tried the new shake.

Allie Kuo

September 16, 2016

Toppings for a milkshake typically consist of whipped cream, or perhaps a maraschino cherry on top, if you’re feeling adventurous. But that is not the case at Coney Waffle on Ocean Avenue in Belmar, N.J. Their “Freak Shakes” are giant milkshakes topped with enough sweets and desserts to make yo...

“Cursed Child” script impresses

The sign outside the palace theater, where the original play is being shown.

Veronica Yaron

September 16, 2016

Nine years after the last Harry Potter novel was released, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” hit bookstores on July 31 at midnight as the official eighth book in the series. As any other super-fan, I spent six hours at the midnight release party before grabbing my pre-ordered script and forwent ...

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