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SGA Election week comes to a close; 4 new council members elected Class of 2016 takes first in balloon pop competition Sophomores win first ever Jenga competition Dodgeball tournament, Pajama day begin Spring Spirit Week Fashion Show raises $1,300 for Prom
 

SGA Election week comes to a close; 4 new council members elected

BY IZZY CAVAZZONI AND KATE RIDOUX - Just before dismissal on May 21, the winners of the Student Government Association election for the 2015-2016 school year were announced on the loudspeaker. The new SGA council members include sophomores Julia Pardee, Mark DiSpigna and Rebecca Madeira. Juniors Shane Nolan and Lauryn Masciana were elected vice president and president, respectively.

Class of 2016 takes first in balloon pop competition

By CAROLINE SAVAGE - The halls of CHS were seemingly transformed into a scene from the Wild West on Wednesday, April 29, the third day of Spring Spirit Week. Cowboys and cowgirls alike competed at lunch in the balloon pop competition, which the Class of 2016 won.

Sophomores win first ever Jenga competition

BY EMMA WILENTA - It may have seemed that CHS suddenly had more teachers on Tuesday, April 27, but only because of the theme of the second day of Spring Spirit Week: Dress Like a Teacher. The sophomores won today’s Jenga competition, the first time the game has been a part of Spirit Week according to SGA.

Dodgeball tournament, Pajama day begin Spring Spirit Week

By EMMA MCCAFFREY – Students and faculty roaming through CHS today looked as if they had just rolled out of bed – because they did. Spring Spirit Week began today at CHS with the traditional Pajama Day. Each grade was awarded a score based on students’ participation in dressing according to the theme.

Fashion Show raises $1,300 for Prom

BY CAROLINE SAVAGE AND EMMA WILENTA - The second annual CHS Fashion Show was held on Friday, April 17 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the cafeteria. The proceeds from the event, conceived and coordinated by junior Sallie Haas of Deal, will go toward the cost of this year’s prom.

Inkblot asks candidates “Why do you want to run for SGA?”

May 20, 2015

BY CAROLINE SAVAGE - Leading up to SGA elections, Thursday May 20, the Inkblot asked the SGA candidates one question: Why do you want to run for the SGA? This one telling question is meant to give the voters an inside look into the motives and mind of each of the candidates.

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2015 SGA Election Preview

May 19, 2015

By CAROLINE SAVAGE - Student Government Association hopefuls began campaigning last week for the upcoming election, which will be held this Thursday, May 21.

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Get Ready, Get Set, Get Smart

May 17, 2015

BY EMMA WILENTA and JULIANNE SACKETT - The CHS Drama Club presented its spring production of Get Smart on May 15 and 16. Students, family and friends filled the Jersey Shore Arts Center Theatre in Ocean Grove to support the club. Tickets were sold ahead of time for $7 each and $10 at the door.

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Poster lit on fire outside of 220; Gleason, authorities in search of culprits

May 4, 2015

By TOMMY FLETCHER and CAYLA HARRIS - CHS administration is in search of the student or students who lit a poster on fire this morning outside of Room 220, Principal James Gleason confirmed.

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Seniors take lip sync, but juniors win Spring Spirit Week

May 4, 2015

By EMMA MCCAFFREY – Freshman, sophomores and juniors came to school on Friday sporting red, white and blue, and seniors wore apparel from the college they will attend in the fall.

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Day 4 of Spring Spirit Week brings costumes, cupcakes and duct tape

May 4, 2015

By KATE RIDOUX – Day four of Spring Spirit Week was full of activities. Students participated in Dress Like a Movie or Book Character Day, Cupcake Wars and the highly anticipated Duct Tape The Principal event. Dress Like a Movie or Book Character Day saw a high percentage of participation and creativity. Costumes included Barbie […]

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Students question value of PARCC test

April 8, 2015

The PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) is New Jersey’s latest addition to its repertoire of standardized tests. According to PARCCOnline.org, the PARCC is a computer-based test that has been aligned with the highly controversial Common Core Standards.

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Cultural festival raises $2,500 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

March 20, 2015

By EMMA WILENTA - On Friday, March 13, the Cultural Communications Club hosted the annual Cultural Communications Festival to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This year’s theme of “Giving Around the World in 180 Minutes” brought together various cultures from around the globe and raised $2,500 for a charitable cause, said club adviser Sabina Campbell.

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INKY 2014: CHS Connected

March 12, 2015

February 21, 2014 BY TYLER PALEY - The clock struck 9 a.m. on Thursday Dec. 19, just two days before winter break. CHS students discovered that the Wi-Fi connections on their phones, tablets, laptops and other devices were terminated. Since that morning, students have not been able to access the school’s network.

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Student favorite, P.J. Bracco, delivers Career Day keynote speech reflecting on his journey

March 6, 2015

On Thursday, Feb. 26, students partook in the annual Career Day event presented by SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society. Career Day at CHS gave students an opportunity to browse classrooms and speak to professionals, each giving advice on how to attain success in their own field, followed by the keynote speech given by P.J. Bracco.

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