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CHS begins 2017 school year in a familiar fashion

CHS begins 2017 school year in a familiar fashion

Sarah McNey, Julianne Sackett, and Emma Wilenta

September 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

An ice cream truck pulling up to the back patio is a familiar sight to see for CHS students on the first day back. They were not disappointed today as the 2017-2018 school year kicked off in traditional CHS fashion: a back to school assembly featuring some icy treats. Classes were shortened to a...

Elected SGA members announced

Elected SGA members announced

Nicole Sestito

May 8, 2017


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Student Government Association candidates gave their speeches on Thursday, May 4 and students casted their votes after. All 5 winners, two executive and three council members, were announced to the entire school at dismissal that same day. Junior Jackie Geller of Manalapan won the executive election...

SGA accepts new fundraising proposals

Shannon Damiano

January 23, 2017


Filed under Club News

The Student Government Association (SGA) met on Jan. 23 to discuss three class proposals for fundraisers and events. The class of 2018 proposed a Battle of the Bands competition and the seniors proposed a Chipotle fundraiser and also asked for clarification regarding a car wash scheduled in May. SGA...

SGA debuts new fundraiser approval process

SGA debuts new fundraiser approval process

Jordan Durkin

January 15, 2017


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The SGA has decided to take a new approach for fundraiser approval for the 2017 school year to help with overall group communication, said senior and SGA president Mark DiSpigna of Lincroft. SGA advisor and science teacher Leah Morgan said that for over five years, club presidents would fill out an ap...

SGA meets for improvements to Spring Spirit Week

Emma Hecht

November 21, 2016


Filed under Club News

At the SGA meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 16, the SGA discussed making heavy duty Spirit Week revisions in order to better everyone's Spirit Week experience in the spring. Spirit wear forms will be passed out within the next month for students to purchase. The SGA’s kabob-themed exit sales will continue to tak...

SGA debuts new information session format

SGA debuts new information session format

Allie Beekman

November 8, 2016


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Information sessions got a facelift this year as the Student Government Association and administration worked to streamline the autumn visits by prospective students. Each year, the five career academies of the Monmouth County Vocational School District host information sessions to allow would-be...

SGA finalizes rules and logistics for upcoming Fall Spirit Week

Samara Ghali

October 24, 2016


Filed under Club News

The Student Government Association (SGA) has a lot on their plate with Fall Spirit Week only a week away. The council members discussed the logistics for Penny Wars, a Fall Spirit Week tradition that lasts the duration of the week and serves as both a competition and fundraiser. The primary focus of...

SGA meets with class councils for Fall Spirit Week

Samara Ghali

October 17, 2016


Filed under Club News

The Student Government Association (SGA) met with class councils and advisers to go over themes and competitions for the upcoming Fall Spirit Week. The themes include Halloween, Pajama Day, Punk/Grunge Day, Fancy Day and High School Stereotype Day, respectively. The lunchtime competitions will be the...

SGA plans for open houses and exit sales

Samara Ghali

October 2, 2016


Filed under Club News

At this week's meeting, SGA members discussed how to best organize the open houses for interested applicants to the incoming class of 2021. A meeting is planned for all students interested in being a tour guide or panel speaker at the open houses. SGA exit sales are also scheduled for this Wednesday...

Morgan takes over for Wheeler as SGA adviser

Morgan takes over for Wheeler as SGA adviser

Brigid Garrett

September 16, 2016


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After serving for two years as Student Government Association (SGA) adviser, chemistry teacher Erin Wheeler stepped down from the position, and biology teacher Leah Morgan is stepping in. The 2015-16 SGA council discovered Wheeler would no longer be advising the club at their end of the year meeting,...

SGA Election week comes to a close; 4 new council members elected

SGA Election week comes to a close; 4 new council members elected

Kate Ridoux and Izzy Cavazzoni

May 22, 2015


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Just before dismissal on May 21, the winners of the Student Government Association election for the 2015-2016 school year were announced on the loudspeaker. The new SGA council members include sophomores Julia Pardee, Mark DiSpigna and Rebecca Madeira. Juniors Shane Nolan and Lauryn Masciana were elected...

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