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Homecoming marks the end of spirit week

Homecoming marks the end of spirit week

Isabella Antoon

November 21, 2018


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Following the end of Fall Spirit Week, CHS students attended the second annual Homecoming dance on Friday, Nov. 2, hosted by SkillsUSA. SkillsUSA President and senior Connor Martin of Spring Lake Heights said the club split into committees for food, decorations and advertisements to maximize the ea...

SkillsUSA council attends the Central Regional Leadership Conference

SkillsUSA council attends the Central Regional Leadership Conference

Kate Dickenson

October 14, 2018


Filed under Club News

SkillsUSA took its first trip of the year on Thursday, Oct. 4 to the Central Regional Leadership Conference. Council members and seniors Connor Martin of Spring Lake Heights, Alexis Colucci of Middletown, Grace McCaffrey of Middletown and Erica Sammarco of Colts Neck attended with club adviser Scott Stengel...

McCaffrey, Sammarco, Winzer attend National SkillsUSA Conference

McCaffrey, Sammarco, Winzer attend National SkillsUSA Conference

Allie Beekman

July 22, 2018


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Recent CHS graduate Karoline Winzer of Matawan and rising seniors Grace McCaffrey of Middletown and Erica Sammarco of Colts Neck attended the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) in Louisville, Kentucky along with math teacher and SkillsUSA adviser Scott Stengele. The competit...

SkillsUSA medalists attend kickoff to Kentucky

SkillsUSA medalists attend kickoff to Kentucky

Bella Reilly

May 29, 2018


Filed under Club News

Three SkillsUSA members traveled to Forest Lodge in Warren, NJ on Thursday, May 24. The members attended the trip to be briefed on their upcoming national competition in Louisville, Kentucky. Winners of the 2018 state SkillsUSA competitions, junior Erica Sammarco of Colts Neck, junior Grace McCaff...

SkillsUSA/NTHS elects new council

SkillsUSA/NTHS elects new council

Madison Beekman

May 21, 2018


Filed under Club News

As the school year winds down and the seniors prepare to depart for college, clubs at CHS must prepare for the upcoming year and elect new councils. On Friday, May 18, SkillsUSA members elected their new council for the 2018-2019 school year. Juniors Connor Martin of Spring Lake Heights, Alexis Colucci...

SkillsUSA and NTHS bring in speakers, cash on Career Day

SkillsUSA and NTHS bring in speakers, cash on Career Day

Liam Umbs

January 12, 2018


Filed under News

CHS's annual Career Day was presented by SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Friday, Dec. 8. Students explored careers from many industries and listened to  keynote speaker Chelsea Whittemore at the end of the day. Two of the speakers, including Whittemore, graduated from CHS ...

CHS is visited by professionals, alumni on Career Day

CHS is visited by professionals, alumni on Career Day

Lauren Tarigo

December 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking, News, Showcase

SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) welcomed 17 speakers to CHS for its annual Career Day on Dec. 8, providing students with a detailed look inside some of their future professions. Students began the first part of their day with four shortened class periods and an hour lunch....

“Power Five” competes at SkillsUSA Nationals in Lousiville

“Power Five” competes at SkillsUSA Nationals in Lousiville

Izzy Cavazzoni

June 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking, News

One cancelled flight, six hours in the Newark Liberty International Airport and $4589 worth of fundraising later, the five students attending the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) arrived in Louisville, Kentucky on Wednesday, June 21. Dubbed “Power Five” by outgoing math te...

Club elections for CCC, NHS, NAHS and SkillsUSA

Club elections for CCC, NHS, NAHS and SkillsUSA

Kyle Galvin

May 21, 2017


Filed under Club News, Showcase

Throughout the week, four clubs elected new club officers for the 2017-2018 school year. The clubs included the Cultural Communications Club (CCC) and National Honor Society (NHS) on Tuesday, National Art Honor Society (NAHS) on Wednesday and SkillsUSA/National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Thursday. On...

CHS students partake in ‘irrational’ Pi Day activities

CHS students partake in ‘irrational’ Pi Day activities

Mia Gallo

March 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Class of 2017 hosted a Pi Day celebration on Friday. It was originally scheduled to take place on Pi Day, Tuesday, March 14 but was rescheduled due to the snow day.  The celebration consisted of a pie baking competition, and slices of the entered pies were sold for $1 each during lunch. The...

SkillsUSA competes for regional titles

SkillsUSA competes for regional titles

Kyle Galvin

March 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Seven SkillsUSA members traveled to Mercer County Technical School Arthur R. Sypek Center in Trenton, N.J. on March 3 to compete in regional competitions ranging from job demonstration and interview to career pathways. SkillsUSA members have been preparing for competitions since fall, according to ...

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