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Class of 2021 wins first Spirit Week

Class of 2021 wins first Spirit Week

Riley Forrester

November 2, 2019

The Class of 2021 was awarded their first Fall Spirit Week champions title on Friday, Nov. 1, as the five days of competitions drew to a close. Students sported outfits from different generations and competed against each other in the new “Tricks and Treats” event. The freshmen, sophomores, juniors and senior...

Seniors win fourth consecutive dodgeball game on day three of Spirit Week

Seniors win fourth consecutive dodgeball game on day three of Spirit Week

Madison Beekman

October 31, 2019

Students dressed up as their favorite memes on the third day of Fall Spirit Week, Wednesday, Oct. 30, with the annual dodgeball tournament at lunch.  The SGA also required a reference to each meme, so that the teachers could count them towards their grades’ participation. Sophomore Drew Lepping of ...

Seniors mark their territory as Relay winners on day two of Spirit Week

Seniors mark their territory as Relay winners on day two of Spirit Week

Olivia Conkling and Vivianna Varlack

October 30, 2019

Fall Spirit Week continued on Tuesday, Oct. 29 with the theme of Wild West versus Wilderness, which involved students dressing up in cowboy hats, camouflage, and animal print. The lunchtime event was the Spooky Sprint Relay which included competitive activities such as the Pumpkin Pass and Broomstick...

Carragher dances his way to victory at Mr. CHS

Carragher dances his way to victory at Mr. CHS

Brigid McCarthy

April 18, 2019

Junior Will Carragher of Middletown received the crowns of both Mr. CHS and People’s Choice 2019 on Wednesday, Apr. 17, earning major Spring Spirit Week points for the Class of 2020.   Mr. CHS is an annual pageant hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA) where male students from each...

Students continue Spirit Week with Halloween

Students continue Spirit Week with Halloween

Riley Forrester

October 31, 2018

The third day of Fall Spirit Week sent students to gather around the back of the cafeteria to watch the annual Halloween Costume Contest on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Before the Halloween parade, students in each grade ran around the halls during the daily scavenger hunt, looking for various items, the ...

Seniors maintain lead after Decades Day

Seniors maintain lead after Decades Day

Katherine Lombardi

April 19, 2018

CHS received a blast from the past this Thursday, Apr. 19 as Spring Spirit Week continued on with Decades Day. Students dressed in different fashion trends of prior generations, sporting anything from flare jeans and rainbow tie-dye to bright windbreakers and scrunchies. The seniors were assigned t...

Snail Day and the Amazing Race sweeps CHS

Snail Day and the Amazing Race sweeps CHS

Allie Beekman

April 18, 2018

The first-ever Snail Day ended with the seniors holding first with 80 points, the sophomores and freshmen tied for second with 65 points and the juniors in last with 60 points. A long-awaited event, students interpreted Snail Day in different ways. Senior and SGA member Jonathan Slovak of Spring ...

Spring Spirit Week continues with Pajama Day and Minute to Win It

Spring Spirit Week continues with Pajama Day and Minute to Win It

Jordan Durkin

April 17, 2018

Spring Spirit Week continued on Tuesday, Apr. 17 with the return of Pajama Day and Minute To Win It. For Pajama Day, students and teachers came to school in pajamas or sweatpants. Aside from the basics, some added accessories like robes, stuffed animals or sleeping masks. Each grade received full...

Spring Spirit Week kicks off with Twin Day and Cupcake Wars

Spring Spirit Week kicks off with Twin Day and Cupcake Wars

Bella Reilly

April 16, 2018

Day one of Spring Spirit Week began on Monday, Apr. 16 with Twin Day and Cupcake Wars. On Twin Day, each student picked a ‘twin,’ or friend to dress identical to. All grades received full participation points for the day. Twin Day is a favorite event for sophomore Nicole Sestito of Wall. “Twin...

Spirit Week updated over time

Spirit Week updated over time

Evan Kuo

December 18, 2017

The noise was deafening as the student leapt backwards, penned in by a wall of people. All around him, people clapped and screamed his name while he caught his breath. A single pop rang out, and the crowd exploded with noise. He sighed with relief. That was the chaos that sophomore Will Carragher...

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