The Inkblot

While juniors were unable to attend the
CHS prom, students took the initiative
and planned their own junior prom as a
way to celebrate the year.

CHS prom festivities divided between independent initiative and school run

Kaitlin Brice June 17, 2021

With prom season quickly approaching, upperclassmen are taking initiative and planning independent proms so this right of passage isn’t missed. With no school sanctioned junior prom, junior Elle Kumpf...

Class of 2019 members Katherine Jemas and Kyle Wheeler at the 2019 CHS fashion show, where Wheeler promposed to Jemas

Promposals are not always celebrated

Jordan Durkin and Heather Griffin May 8, 2020

Prom is one of the highlights of the school year for many high school girls. They fantasize about their dresses, hairstyles, shoes and everything in between. The only thing left to complete their night...

The underclassmen who attended prom in 2019 pose at Spring Lake Bath and Tennis Club.

Underclassmen attendees have unique experiences during prom

Francesco Thorik-Saboia May 8, 2020

Senior Michael Landolfi of Tinton Falls went to prom last year with his significant other Bella Carmona-Ramirez of Long Branch, now-junior but sophomore at the time.   “She was an underclassman...

Junior Vaughn Battista of Tinton Falls dances in the center of a student-formed circle during the prom.

Upperclassmen ‘shore’-ly have a good time at prom

Nicole Sestito May 12, 2019

On Friday, May 10, the Class of 2019 hosted the annual junior and senior prom at the Spring Lake Bath & Tennis Club. This year’s prom had a beach theme, which complemented the venue’s location...

Students dance at CHS prom on May 11, 2018 at Trump National Golf Course.

Prom season places social equality at risk

Tess Rempel May 10, 2019

The season of promposals, Instagram posts and shopping has begun in a rite of passage for all teenage girls: prom. From buying dresses to posting on social media, modern prom rituals send damaging messages...

Senior Dylan Josephson of Lincroft is crowned 2018 Prom King. Josephson won this title alongside senior and Prom Queen Jackie Geller of Manalapan.

Class of 2018 hosts Gatsby-themed prom

Madison Beekman and Riley Forrester May 14, 2018

The Class of 2018 hosted the annual junior and senior prom on Friday, May 11, which took place at Trump National Golf Club in Colts Neck. This year's theme was "The Great Gatsby." Class of 2018 council...

Photo courtesy of @sarahtakashphotography.

“Starry” prom night proves to be a success

Giulianna Cavazzoni May 22, 2017

The Class of 2017 hosted the annual junior and senior prom on Friday, May 19, at Battleground Country Club in Manalapan. The theme of this year’s prom was “Starry Night.” The students arrived...

Promposals have become the new norm for high school students to ask each other to Prom.

Promposals force a “yes”

Sarah Lynch April 1, 2017

Let me preface this by saying I am not the Grinch of prom. I’m a big fan of prom: the dresses, the decor, the music, the food, the overall atmosphere. But the one aspect of prom that is absurdly over-hyped...

Compatibility tests were distributed during homeroom on Jan. 11.

Class of 2017 hopes to spread the love

Phoebe Drummond January 16, 2017

Students looking for their CHS soul mate filled out a 32-question survey last week to find their perfect match. The compatibility test is a fundraiser for the senior class to raise money for prom. To...

Senior Council plans for the coming weeks

Andrew Wang October 17, 2016

The Class of 2017 met with adviser and fitness teacher Ginny Clevenger to discuss upcoming events. The council went over their general plan for Fall Spirit Week, exit sales and the rapidly approaching...

Students search for the perfect prom dress

Grace Treshock June 6, 2016

The hunt for a prom dress can be unbearable, tiring and most of all, stressful. Not all girls find themselves as lucky as sophomore Kate Ridoux of Wall. Ridoux fell in love with the first dress she tried...

Prom brings the Sand and Sea to CHS

Prom brings the “Sand and Sea” to CHS

June 3, 2015

[cincopa A8HASnM5vq88] BY DANIEL MOPSICK – The Class of 2015 hosted the annual CHS Prom on Friday, May 29, at The Mill in Spring Lake. The theme of the prom was “Sand & Sea.” CHS students...

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