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Students would reap the benefits of school choice

Students would reap the benefits of school choice

Will Dean
May 8, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Betsy DeVos was confirmed as President Trump’s Secretary of Education on Feb. 7 in a 51-50 Senate vote. DeVos is an avid proponent of school choice, a controversial topic which focuses on how money for education should be allocated. The closeness of the vote shows just how divided America is on the t...

Student athletes defy unathletic reputation

Student athletes defy unathletic reputation

Mary Kate Cashman
April 20, 2017
Filed under Sports

Can’t throw a touchdown. Can’t shoot a basket. Can’t hit a homerun. All of these describe the “not athletically gifted” stereotypical CHS student, said senior and varsity cheerleader Caroline Collins of Tinton Falls. But Collins doesn’t believe in the generalization. “I do not believe in the stereotypes becau...

Teachers win the annual 6v6 volleyball tournament

Teachers win the annual 6v6 volleyball tournament

Caroline Savage
March 3, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The annual 6v6 volleyball tournament was held on Thursday in the Wall High School gym. The event, organized by the Class of 2017 and advisor Ginny Clevenger, benefited both the class fund and the Where Angels Play Foundation. The 11 all-student teams and one all-teacher team competed in a series of brief, ...

Students volunteer across the nation and the world

Students volunteer across the nation and the world

Emma Wilenta
December 22, 2016
Filed under Features

Some teens may dream of traveling for lavish vacations, but for senior Isaiah Drake of Spring Lake Heights and junior Sara Cole of Matawan, their travels have a different motive: service. Drake has traveled to Managua, Nicaragua twice, once in 2014 and once in 2015, as a member of a team from his c...

Student experiences with the same teachers for multiple years

Student experiences with the same teachers for multiple years

Emma Hecht
November 9, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

With 320 students and 31 faculty members, CHS students are bound to have the same teacher several years in a row. Senior Tony Moore of Howell said throughout his four years, he had multiple classes with history teacher Sharyn O’Keefe, English teacher Kelly Lang, TV teacher Jennifer Cornine, radio teacher...

Local Coffee vs. Chain Coffee

Local Coffee vs. Chain Coffee

Greer Shanley
November 9, 2016
Filed under Features

Say goodbye to the famous green siren and hello to the new black crow. Autumn is here and the signs are everywhere: red and orange, newly colorful trees line the streets and pumpkin spice lattes warm every hand. But the green Starbucks mermaids are no longer featured on the cups and Instagram fe...

CHS students react to the deaths of David Bowie and Alan Rickman

Caroline Savage
January 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The death of 69-year-old singer and pop culture icon David Bowie last Sunday, Jan. 10 affected the lives of many CHS students, as did the death of 69-year-old actor Alan Rickman just a few days later on Jan. 14. Bowie, who had released his album “Blackstar” just two days earlier, died of liver...

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