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Career Day exposes students to unique opportunities Class of 2017 Winter Ball came with a price How to make the most of a frigid winter in Monmouth County Opinion: Taylor Swift Opinion: Winter Break Reflections Opinion: Immigration Policy Magic transforms CHS for Yule Ball Wizarding World of Winter Ball
 

Career Day exposes students to unique opportunities

On Friday Feb. 26 the National Technical Honor Society and SkillsUSA presented Career Day 2015. Students traveled between presentations to hear from a variety of professionals, including graphic designers, scientific researchers and weekend Fox 5 News anchor Antwan Lewis. Lewis was contacted by senior Matt Recchia of West Long Branch through Twitter, along with seniors […]

Class of 2017 Winter Ball came with a price

BY EMMA MCCAFFREY - This year’s Winter Ball came with a price – $10 per ticket before Winter Break and $12 per ticket after Winter Break. The sophomore class’s Winter Ball boasted the highest price tag of any dance this year.

How to make the most of a frigid winter in Monmouth County

BY ISABELLA CAVAZZONI AND KATHERINE RIDOUX - New Jersey winters can be unforgiving for its residents. Winter temperatures have averaged a chilly 31.3 degrees Fahrenheit in New Jersey, according to WeatherWorks. As a result, New Jerseyans have a limited range of activities at their fingertips in the frigid months.

Opinion: Taylor Swift’s transition to pop

BY COURNEY KUSHNIR - By now I’m sure you’ve heard that singer/songwriter Taylor Swift has completely broken up with country music and has started a new and full time relationship with pop. For better or for worse, loyal Swift fans like myself have committed to sticking with Taylor through all of her relationships (and inevitable break-ups), evolving musical style included.

Opinion: Winter Break Reflections

BY ANNIE DIAZ - The holiday season, the most wonderful time of the year, that time of year where it is impossible to find parking. Call it what you will but most everyone takes part in it in one way or another. With nine in 10 Americans celebrating Christmas, according to a poll by newsmax.com, it’s safe to say that the majority of CHS students have plans for Dec. 25.

Opinion: Immigration Policy

BY SOPHIA BONIECKI - It seems like the person who follows the rules always gets the short end of the stick these days, and with President Obama’s new immigration policy, those who break the rules have it easier than those who don’t.

Magic transforms CHS for Yule Ball

BY CAROLINE SAVAGE - The class of 2017 hosted this year’s Winter Ball on Friday Jan. 9 in the school cafeteria.The theme of the semiformal dance was based on “Yule Ball”, which is the formal ball that takes place in the Harry Potter series.

Wizarding World of Winter Ball

Check out this photo slideshow with pictures taken by Sarah Takash and Sallie Haas at Winter Ball on Friday.

VIDEO: Girls Night Out a success

March 4, 2015

Girls Night Out was an event held at CHS aimed at empowering and educating the girls of the school. All proceeds from the fundraiser went to 180: Turning Lives Around. The video can be viewed here.

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Messy winter affects school schedules

February 22, 2015

By EMMA WILENTA - MCVSD students experienced all three possible school schedule changes this winter during Winter Storm Juno, an early dismissal, delayed opening and snow day.

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Valentine’s wishes: chocolates and snow

January 30, 2015

By ARMANDO LAMASTRA, RACHEL FENNIMAN, GABBY COMPAGNI and JULIANNA BELAS

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Art project puts great ‘face’ on student work

January 30, 2015

Story and Photos by Maryann Rojas and Lizzy Thornton

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You can sharpen your pencils for finals, but you don’t have to like it

January 24, 2015

By ANNA VERNICK, LUKE BROWN, KEVIN MEEBURG and REBECCA MADEIRA

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Senior prank document leads to suspensions, detentions

January 23, 2015

By CAYLA HARRIS - An online invitation showed up in the Class of 2015 email box Tuesday morning that asked class members to edit a document titled “Senior Prank Ideas.” Those who did quickly faced disciplinary action, they said.

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Profile: the Single Mother of Two

January 20, 2015

By Lilia Kang Yvonne Gordon of nearby Asbury Park gave birth to autistic twin boys 22 years ago. This is her story.

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Unemployed but hopeful, student’s mom keeps sending out the apps

January 20, 2015

Hoping for a job opportunity to come her way, single parent Annette Thornton, mother of senior Lizzy Thornton, talks about the struggles of being unemployed and how it has effected her life. Photo Slideshow by Lizzy Thornton

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Rabbi Cy makes temple a home

January 15, 2015

Audio Slideshow Profile by SALLIE HAAS

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Opinion: New year, same reasons to grant Ferguson indictment

January 10, 2015

BY CAYLA HARRIS - Former N.Y. Chief Judge Sol Wachtler once famously said that a prosecutor could persuade a grand jury to “indict a ham sandwich.” But St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch couldn’t do just that in the grand jury prosecution of white police officer Darren Wilson for the Aug. 9 murder of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

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