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Does popularity play a larger part in elections than the actual campaign?

Popularity over platform in leadership positions

Isabel Santamaria June 16, 2023

Leadership roles are a battle in a school as competitive as Communications High School, with the most coveted positions being the Student Government Association (SGA) and student council. However, many...

CHS elects junior Justin Longo of Middletown as the 2023-2024 SGA President.

SGA Elections for the 2023-2024 School Year

Andrew Seckular May 17, 2023

Early on the morning of Monday, May 15 CHS students gathered in the cafeteria for one of the many end of year traditions: election speeches for the Student Government Association (SGA). Shortly after,...

Senior and SGA executive Brigid McCarthy creates the CHS Writing Center.

SGA to implement new writing center starting late January

Kristen Gallagher January 19, 2021

We’ve all been in this situation before: feeling almost ready to submit a research paper after reading it over countless times, but still wishing to hear someone else’s opinion before the teacher grades...

Senior Julia Rocco of Marlboro gives a speech during CCC elections in 2018. This year, the way that the club will pick a new council will be different due to COVID-19.

CHS clubs work to elect new councils from home

Emma Barofsky and Meredith Prud'homme April 26, 2020

On April 16, Governor Phil Murphy announced the closure of all New Jersey schools through at least May 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic. For CHS, the end of every school year is typically filled with...

Junior Liam Jamolod of Howell gives his speech prior to the announcement of his presidency.

SGA holds election for 2019-2020 school year

Jordan Durkin May 19, 2019

On Friday, May 17, CHS students gathered in the cafeteria to select their Student Government Association (SGA) council for the 2019-2020 school year, equipped with two executives and three members of council....

Potential SGA candidates share their campaigning ideas

Jordan Durkin May 13, 2019

SGA Meet the Candidates was held on Monday, May 13 and we asked each candidate to explain one campaign idea (in picture order).

Seniors and fashion show hosts Liam Marshall of Sea Girt and Grace Treshock of Monmouth Beach model prom attire at their last fashion show.

Latest fashions in full ‘bloom’ at CHS

Jordan Durkin March 5, 2019

Students of all grades walked the runway during the “Bloom” Fashion Show on Friday, March 1. Some models sported casual looks like jeans and a tank top, while others strutted down the catwalk in their...

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.

NHS and SGA help make first day memorable

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...

Alumnus Liam Marshall of Sea Girt giving his SGA speech in 2018.

Students elect new SGA members

Nicole Sestito May 15, 2018

On Tuesday, May 15, the Student Government Association (SGA) candidates gave their speeches and students casted their votes. Two executive positions and three council members were announced via email...

Fourth period ended early to allow for the student body to assemble in the cafeteria at 1:40 p.m.

SGA ‘breaks the ice’ on students’ first day

Isabella Antoon September 15, 2017

As summer came to a close, CHS opened its doors up to students on Wednesday, Sept. 6. At 10 a.m., the National Honor Society (NHS) held an assembly where freshmen and Design Academy students were given...

SGA council member and senior Jonathan Slovak of Spring Lake Heights hands out Italian ice to students.

CHS begins 2017 school year in a familiar fashion

Sarah McNey, Julianne Sackett, and Emma Wilenta September 6, 2017

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...

Sophomore Emma Hecht of  Wall was elected as one of the member of SGA council  Thursday, May 4.

Elected SGA members announced

Nicole Sestito May 8, 2017

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...

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