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Students share their Thanksgiving plans

Students share their Thanksgiving plans

Meredith Prud'homme

December 12, 2018


Filed under Features

Every year, towards the end of November, 46 million turkeys are sold nationwide, according to the University of Illinois. A meeting on the Plymouth Plantation between the pilgrims and the natives in 1621 has transformed into a commercial holiday filled with parades, football games and time spent with frien...

Students dance the night away at Homecoming

Students dance the night away at Homecoming

Brian Schade

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students attended the second annual Homecoming dance in the cafeteria on Friday, Nov. 2. SkillsUSA hosted the event and gave students the opportunity to nominate and elect their peers onto a court and dance to music courtesy of the radio department, despite the absence of a football team. Junior ...

Students continue Spirit Week with Halloween

Students continue Spirit Week with Halloween

Riley Forrester

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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 ...

Students and families catch up at Sweets by the Beach

Students and families catch up at Sweets by the Beach

Bella Reilly

October 10, 2018


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The Parent Student Faculty Association (PSFA) hosted CHS’s first annual “Sweets by the Beach” on Friday, Oct. 5 at the Belmar beach. Typically, the PSFA hosts a back-to-school bonfire for students and families this time of year at the same location, but they decided to postpone the event to the en...

Rising sophomore, junior and senior classes elect new councils

Rising sophomore, junior and senior classes elect new councils

Madison Beekman

June 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The rising sophomore, junior and senior classes held class council elections for the upcoming school year on Tuesday, June 5. The Class of 2021 elected Georgia Trentalange of Middletown as their president and Jake Polvino of Tinton Falls as their vice president. As for the other council members, there...

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...

NHS elects new council

NHS elects new council

Meredith Prud'homme

May 24, 2018


Filed under Club News

National Honor Society (NHS) elections for the 2018-2019 council took place in Room 142 on Tuesday, May 22. Junior NHS members showed their qualifications for the council positions through speeches they presented to fellow classmates. The elected members of this year’s council are President Jules...

Selected students attend Monmouth County Youth Wellness Summit

Selected students attend Monmouth County Youth Wellness Summit

Sarah McNey

May 22, 2018


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The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide (SPTS) hosted its annual Monmouth County Youth Wellness Summit at Brookdale Community College’s Lincroft campus on Tuesday, May 22. The event was sponsored by Brookdale and Manasquan Bank. Three seniors, two juniors and one sophomore attended this year...

CCC holds council elections

CCC holds council elections

Michael Rau

May 17, 2018


Filed under Club News

The Cultural Communications Club (CCC) held their annual elections for new board members on Tuesday, May 15. Six members of the CCC were elected to serve on the 2018-2019 council. The president of the club will be junior Sydney Karlin of Matawan, vice president will be junior Sebrina Gao of Freeho...

Students elect new SGA members

Students elect new SGA members

Nicole Sestito

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, May 15, the Student Government Association (SGA) candidates gave their speeches and students casted their votes. Two executive positions and three council members were announced via email to the school at the end of the day. Junior Liam Marshall of Sea Girt won the executive election f...

Students discuss missing school for vacation

Students discuss missing school for vacation

Ainsley Vetter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Features

Sophomore Grace Quakenbush of Wall sat on a beautiful beach looking up at a gorgeous sunset. Despite the amazing view, she couldn’t help but think about the days of midterms that would be waiting for her when she came back to CHS. Vacations can serve as a time to relax and get away from the str...

Snowy days at home met with joy and frustration

Snowy days at home met with joy and frustration

Phoebe Drummond

May 4, 2018


Filed under Features

Tucked away from the cold under her white duvet cover, the view of a winter wonderland out her bedroom window and a binder in her lap, Tali Petto, a junior from Marlboro, has spent each of her snow days this year the same way: horror movies and homework. In 2018 alone, CHS students have been out of...

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