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CHS students Stella Feinstein and Evie Seetoo from DSTR Magazine during their merch drop photo shoot, shot by DSTR member Aki Sykes.

Students pen their own independent publications

Siofra King January 29, 2024

Students of Communications High School are taking their passions and expertise in journalism and media beyond the school’s own award winning newspaper, The Inkblot, and literary magazine by utilizing...

The DV Club Council poses for their yearbook photo. Some members of council completed film-related mentorships.

Film-related mentorships help seniors gain experience working as professionals in the industry

Kaitlyn Delaney May 8, 2020

Though CHS’ various elective courses provide students with hands-on experience, some courses are limited in opportunities for real-world experience. Mentorship, a required course for seniors at CHS,...

According to Pacific Standard Magazine, teenagers are refusing to conform to religious communities because they feel as though it does not suit our generation’s values and morals.

Students observe religious differences between generations

Tess Rempel May 8, 2020

Seventy percent of Americans believe in the importance of religious freedom, according to Fox News. But, 42 percent of the members of Generation Z (Gen Z) consider themselves religiously unaffiliated....

Freshman Aaron Diament of Manalapan, senior Tess Rempel of Spring Lake and junior Steve Ostrom of Lincroft worktogether to set up a 48 hour film challenge for the DV club.

Student filmmakers seek inspiration for their work

Ella Lukowiak May 8, 2020

From music and art to the people at CHS, student filmmakers are able to find inspiration everywhere.  Junior Meagan Ellis of Freehold said that her inspiration has come from all of the new people that...

Sophomore Giulia DeFabritus of Freehold performs with her
all-girl band The Bellas at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park.

Cancelled gigs financially affect CHS and local bands

Ella Lukowiak May 8, 2020

While for some, being forced to stay home during the coronavirus outbreak may seem like a dream come true, others are restricted from being able to go out and make a living. According to the LA Times,...

Williams plays cello for the New Jersey State Youth Orchestra.

1 in 300: Williams tunes into passion

Will McHale March 9, 2020

Junior Madeline Williams of Wall began playing the cello when she was just nine years old. Although it may be an unusual choice for a fourth grade pastime, she was inspired by her mother. “My mom...

In 2001, New Jersey state legislature introduced the GDL, or Graduated Driver License, for the first time. In conjunction with other restrictions, the GDL is responsible for the one-passenger limit placed upon drivers during their first year behind the wheel.

Two’s company, three’s a crowd for new drivers

Zoe Conner-Bennett June 20, 2019

When Officer Alisa Antunez from the Ocean Township Police Department was a teenager in 2001, New Jersey state legislature introduced the GDL, or Graduated Driver License, for the first time. In conjunction...

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).

Junior Vaughn Battista of Tinton Falls dances in the center of a student-formed circle during the prom.

Upperclassmen ‘shore’-ly have a good time at prom

Nicole Sestito May 12, 2019

On Friday, May 10, the Class of 2019 hosted the annual junior and senior prom at the Spring Lake Bath & Tennis Club. This year’s prom had a beach theme, which complemented the venue’s location...

SparkNotes, which was founded by Harvard students in 1999, is now owned by Barnes & Noble.

Online resources “sparknote” a student-teacher debate

Brigid McCarthy May 10, 2019

Move over, Shakespeare.  The most-read material in high school English classes is not any play by Shakespeare, or any novel by Steinbeck. It is Sparknotes.   Thanks to the accessibility of the Internet...

Students (Left to right: Elena Perez of Hazlet, Abbey Reisler of Ocean, Will Carragher of Middletown, Jill Fukushima of Tinton Falls, Naomi Littenberg of Lincroft) during Carraghers performance for the talent portion of the competition

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...

Juniors Bella Reilly of Avon and Bella Matuch of Spring Lake were two of the 11 students that attended the two day conference.

Junior edit board members learn from the best at the CSPA

Brian Schade April 2, 2019

With spring’s commencement comes the annual Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Spring Convention. Juniors of the Inkblot edit board headed to Columbia University in New York City to participate,...

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