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March Madness goes on, but the future of DV club is up in the air

DV Club president and senior Vaughn Batista of
Tinton Falls conducts a meeting. The club has been decreasing in size, causing concerns over its future.

Isabel Lindsay

May 8, 2020

March Madness has been an iconic time of year ever since the 1930s. But at CHS, students are talking about more than just basketball. The Digital Video Club is now hosting their annual March Madness competition.  March Madness is an event where an individual or a team of students create films bas...

Students make strides at annual Breast Cancer Walk

Senior Jack McHugh of Manasquan and history teacher Sharyn O'Keefe walk amongst the crowd on Sunday wearing pink apparel.

Emma Barofsky

October 25, 2019

The National Honors Society (NHS) took another step towards cementing a new annual tradition, by participating in Point Pleasant’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, Oct. 20. The American Cancer Society, who oversees the walk on a national level, started the event as a way to u...

Students attend annual Club Fair

Students sign up for clubs that had stands in the cafeteria on Friday the 13th.

Emma Barofsky

September 21, 2019

At the annual Club Fair on Friday, Sept. 13, students were given the opportunity to sign up for the clubs offered at CHS in the cafeteria during lunch. Every year, this event allows individuals to choose to get involved in the organizations that interest them. There was a widespread of clubs exhibited...

Students react to U.S. Open results

Nadal, who had won his fourth US Open title, had won 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4.

Emma Barofsky

September 15, 2019

Tennis fans at CHS were filled with anticipation on Sunday, Sept. 10 as they watched number two seed Rafael Nadal of Spain defeat Daniil Medvedev of Russia in the men’s singles finals of the U.S. Open Tournament. At the conclusion of this match, Nadal, who had won his fourth US Open title, had won 7-...

Lack of political inclusivity at CHS furthers the divide

An Inkblot survey of 91 CHS students from May 21 to May 31 found that 57.6 percent identified somewhat or very liberal  while only 23.9 percent considered themselves conservatives in any way.

William Dean

June 20, 2019

Communications High School has a problem. It isn’t inclusive enough. It does its best to be inclusive to the LGBT community, women and ethnic minorities, but fails to reciprocate inclusiveness for another minority: conservatives.  An Inkblot survey of 91 CHS students from May 21 to May 31 found...

Class of 2022 elects their sophomore council

Freshman Sam Skolnick of Hazlet makes her speech prior to being elected as president.

Lana Tomchuk

June 3, 2019

On May 31, the Class of 2022 held elections in room 105 for their sophomore class council, set to serve for the 2019-2020 school year. After 11 candidates were chosen in primaries, students gave speeches to their class in hopes of filling the five council positions. The sophomore council will consist of Presid...

DV Club hosts 14th annual Cinemadness film festival

Emma Barofsky

May 17, 2019

The Digital Video Club held their 14th annual film festival, Cinemadness, at Bow Tie Cinemas in Red Bank on Thursday, May 16. Attendees were able to watch the student-made films in the theater. Sophomore Ravenna Gemignani of Oceanport made her second appearance in the festival. Gemignani has a strong pas...

Sophomore class sees “The Crucible”

Arthur Miller wrote

Michael Rau

May 16, 2019

The Class of 2021 attended the 10 a.m. performance of “The Crucible” on Wednesday, May 15, at the Algonquin Arts Theatre in Manasquan. The “National Players”, a ten-member touring theater group, performed the show based on the novel by Arthur Miller. The Class of 2021 read the book in thei...

SkillsUSA wins 14 medals in state competition

Junior Colin Martin of Middletown, center left, and senior Kate Dickenson of Spring Lake Heights, center right, are awarded gold medals for placing first in the audio/radio competition.

Desiree Negrin

May 10, 2019

CHS students competed in the SkillsUSA state championship competitions on Saturday, April 8 in Bridgewater, N.J. 18 students participated in numerous competitions and walked away with 14 medals: eight gold and six silver. SkillsUSA president and senior Connor Martin of Spring Lake Heights said the Ski...

CCC elects council for 2019-2020 school year

Junior Grace Quakenbush of Wall was elected to be the president of the club on Tuesday.

Meredith Prud'homme

May 9, 2019

The Cultural Communications Club (CCC) held their elections for their 2019-2020 council on May 7th. The club bases its core values in serving the community and hosts a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the year as well as the annual CCC Festival. Six members of the CCC were elected to serve...

NHS elects council for 2019-2020 school year

The National Honor Society, advised by Justine Lane, organizes a number of fundraisers and events for different causes each year.

Meredith Prud'homme

May 9, 2019

The National Honor Society (NHS) elections for the 2019-2020 council took place this Tuesday, May 7th. Juniors in the club looking for a council position presented their short speeches to their fellow classmates. Four members of NHS were elected to serve on council, with a president, vice president, tr...

Upperclassmen donate blood through NHS drive

Junior Maddy Holobinko of Monmouth Beach and her mother sitting in the recovery room shortly after giving blood.

Allie Beekman

February 25, 2019

The National Honor Society (NHS), along with the blood bank Vitalant, hosted the annual CHS blood drive on Friday, Feb. 8. Senior and blood drive chair Emma Hecht and junior chair Grace Quakenbush, both of Wall, organized the event. “The blood drive went extremely well. Everything ran smoothly and we had so many ...

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