VIDEO: First fashion show models future events at CHS

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The Photo Club held their first Fashion Show on Friday, March 28. The club raised $1,000 to support their trip to Photoshop World in Atlanta, Ga.

“It was an excellent night especially for the first year. Based on the success, I think it will be a great event for CHS. I can definitely see it becoming an annual event.” Principal James Gleason said.

Episode 12 of La-Gwomp

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PHOTOS: Cultural Communications Club Festival

The annual Cultural Communications Club festival was hosted on Friday, March 14, 2014 at Communications High School. This year the theme was “The Magic of Life” and the proceeds went to St. Jude’s.

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Festival donates $1,600 profit to St. Jude’s

By LINDA BADARACCO

Staff Writer

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Dancing to a self-choreographed contemporary solo, senior Brendan Gosse of Middletown performed in his last CCC Festival on Friday, March 14, 2014.

Attendees of  the Cultural Communications Club’s annual festival on Friday had the ability to travel from the streets of France, to the fiestas in Mexico and all the way down under to the Australian Outback all inside the halls of Communications High School.

Hallways, locker pods and stairwells embodied the theme of “The Magic of Life” as students transformed the first floor into a cultural celebration including 16 countries. Teachers, students and their families, packed the halls and marveled at the effort of those who ran the event.

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PHOTOS: Career Day

The annual Career Day, hosted by the National Technical Honor Society and Skills USA was held on Thursday, Feb. 27 in the afternoon. This year, students attended six sessions of their choice. At the end of the day, the entire student body gathered to listen to the keynote speaker in the cafeteria.

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Career Day abandons ‘track’ approach

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BLOT PHOTO BY BRI DAZIO

By JULIA PARDEE

Staff Writer

Straying from the previously practiced “track” approach to Career Day, the National Technical Honor Society under adviser Kelly Harmon, changed the format of the event to allow each individual student to select presentations tailored to their interests.

Annual blood drive donates 61 pints of blood

By NICK BRENNAN

Staff Writer

The National Honor Society members sponsored their annual blood drive on Feb. 26 to support the Central Jersey Blood Center.

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BLOT PHOTO BY BRI DAZIO

In all, 78 people were registered to donate, according to NHS adviser Justine Lane, up from the 42 donors last year. The donors included 58 students and 20 parents. 61 people were able to donate at the blood drive.

“Last year only about two or three parents donated,” Lane said “So we were happy to see so many more parents this year.”

NHS Vice President Catherine McLean of Matawan was pleased at how the event went.

“We had more people than last year, and no one one passed out or got sick. That is a complete success in my book,” she said.

VIDEO: Blood Drive

The National Honor Society held its annual blood drive on Feb. 26 to support the Central Jersey Blood Center. In total, 78 people registered to donate, which is 42 more people than last year, according to NHS adviser Justine Lane. This blood drive, 61 people donated.

 

Valentine’s Day Treats for our Readers

Happy Day of Love and Chocolates from the Inkblot Staff. We’ve got a “By the Numbers” take on this favorite of holidays; we visit a couple who conquers the challenge of attending different high schools; we help you choose your movie for Valentine’s Day (get out the tissues for these classic tear-jerkers); and we even criticize the holiday for its darker side. Enjoy.