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Carragher dances his way to victory at Mr. CHS

Carragher dances his way to victory at Mr. CHS

Brigid McCarthy

April 19, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Junior edit board members learn from the best at the CSPA

Junior edit board members learn from the best at the CSPA

Brian Schade

April 2, 2019


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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, departing from the Red Bank train station on the morning of March 20. Students spent the two-day ...

Alumni revisit CHS for the day, share advice with students

Brian Schade

January 29, 2019


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CHS graduates recently had the opportunity to revisit the building and reconnect with former classmates at the annual Alumni Day, held in the cafeteria on Friday, Dec. 21. The event began with a question-and-answer panel between current and former students. The alumni were primarily asked about the co...

Students enjoy a night ‘in the city’ at Winter Ball

Students enjoy a night ‘in the city’ at Winter Ball

Nicole Sestito

January 14, 2019


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The Class of 2021 created the aesthetic of Golden Hour in New York City on Friday, Jan. 11 for the annual Winter Ball dance in the cafeteria. From the metro card tickets and taxi cutouts to the Statue of Liberty and graffiti on the walls, the sophomore class council met the expectations of their t...

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, senior classes elect new councils

Rising sophomore, junior, 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...

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