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Class of 2023 breaks Thompson Park trip tradition

Freshman Ethan Driver of Freehold, left, and Tommy Mazza, right, of Wall play a game of capture the flag at the relocated Thompson Park trip.

Jordan Durkin

September 13, 2019

While inclement weather prevented the Class of 2023 from continuing the annual tradition of visiting Thompson Park on Sept. 6, they nonetheless carried on the custom of growing closer with classmates as they began their four years at CHS. Before leaving for the trip at GoodSportsUSA in Wall, students w...

Class of 2023 continues freshmen trip tradition at GoodSports

Freshmen play a bonding game in GoodSports in Wall.

Emma Barofsky

September 8, 2019

The Class of 2023 made new friends and continued an annual CHS tradition at this year’s trip to GoodSports in Wall on Friday, Sept. 5.  For almost 20 years, the freshmen trip provides new students with an opportunity to get to know their classmates at Thompson Park in Lincroft. Due to inclemen...

Class of 2022 continues Thompson Park tradition

Senior and SGA President Liam Marshall of Sea Girt explains a game.

Katherine Lombardi

September 14, 2018

The Class of 2022 partook in CHS’s oldest tradition on Friday, Sept. 7 on the annual Thompson Park trip. Since 2000, the trip provides an opportunity for the freshman class to break the ice and develop new friendships. The SGA organized the day’s events and invited the president of each class c...

Freshman Thompson Park trip shines through rainy forecast

The Class of 2022 bonded through a variety of games and activities on Friday.

Bella Reilly

September 8, 2018

The CHS Class of 2022 got to know each other on the annual Thompson Park trip in Lincroft on Friday Sept 7. The freshmen played a variety of games throughout the day organized by the SGA to help the new class meet their peers and form friendships. Junior and SGA council member Dane Tedder of Ocean h...

Class of 2021 continues Thompson Park Tradition

Many of the games, ran by  park staff, included group problem solving.

Audrey Mannion

September 15, 2017

CHS freshman ended their first week of school with the traditional trip to Thompson Park, a county park in Lincroft. Organized by SGA, the goal of the day was to bring the Class of 2021 together through different games and activities. “We’ve been doing this since 2000 and hopefully the kids wil...

Thompson Park 2016 in photos

Thompson Park 2016 in photos

Audrey Mannion

September 18, 2016

The Class of 2020 spent the day getting to know each other at the annual Thompson Park picnic.

Freshmen break the ice at Thompson Park

Blot photo courtesy of Audrey Mannion.

Audrey Mannion

September 16, 2016

After being cancelled last year, the Student Government Association (SGA) was able to once again host their annual field trip to Thompson Park in Lincroft for the freshmen on Sept. 8. The day was filled with icebreakers and team building exercises in order to meet new friends and classmates. Senior...

A history as long as Communications

Elizabeth Klemm

September 16, 2016

CHS opened its doors to students in September 2000 and shortly after sent its first freshmen class to Thompson Park. The trip has taken place every year since and acts as an icebreaker for the freshmen, the first freshman adviser and history teacher Sharyn O’Keefe said. “It was decided by the original faculty an...

Thompson Park trip canceled

Julia Pardee

September 26, 2015

For the past 15 years, CHS freshmen have visited Thompson Park during the first week of school to participate in icebreaking activities with their new classmates, but the Class of 2019 will not experience this tradition. Over the loudspeaker on Sept. 9, Principal James Gleason announced the cancellation...

Freshman Thompson Park trip is shining success after cloudy start

Freshman Thompson Park trip is shining success after cloudy start

September 7, 2014

By ANNA ROBINSON Features Centerspread Editor Cloudy skies and humidity did not stop Thompson Park festivities for the Class of 2018. Although the day began overcast and drizzly, the skies soon cleared, the sun came out, and freshmen played ice-breaking games and met new people. “It’s really muggy...

PHOTO: Thompson Park 2014

PHOTO: Thompson Park 2014

September 7, 2014

Blot Photos by SARAH TAKASH Photo Editor [cincopa AQPAj4Lz3L8E]

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