The Memory Project is a unique initiative in which art students create portraits for children and teens around the world who have been neglected, orphaned, or disadvantaged. Given that kids in such situations tend to have few personal keepsakes, we're aiming to provide them with special memories that capture a piece of their childhood - portable pieces of their personal history. As much as possible, we also want to help the kids see themselves as works of art. To do this, Mr Gorman's students receive photos of kids from Nicaragua and recreated their portraits using digital media. Next, those portraits are deliver to the kids as gifts. some photos can be seen below
Congratulations to all the World Language students who were commended for their achivements throughout the year!
Click here for a list of students and their awards.
Congratulations Baseball State Sectional Champions!
Ms. Cortinas was awarded CHS' teacher of the year! You can read the official web team interview with her here.
On Saturday, May 10th, Japanese Club students Mary Bruno, Trisha Draper, Kelly Malcolm, Laura Pascal, Katherine Purachev, Laina Purachev, and Olivia Vollbrecht hosted a Super Smash Brothers game tournament as a fundraiser for Relay for Life in the Community Center. Students raised over $150 in donations through this event. Funds were raised through admission fees and bake sale profits. Anthony Kalafatis won the grand prize of a $25 gift certificate to Game Stop.
Come to the upcoming academy dance concert being held on May 9th at 8 p.m.Click here for more info
Congratulations to the fall production of the comedy The Man Who Came To Dinner that has received 7 nominations in this year's Montclair High School Theatre Awards program. Click here for more info
Congratulations to the seventeen students who accepted into the NJ All-State Choruses for 2014-2015!
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Fisco sensei is proud to congratulate the following students for becoming the first ever CHS students to be inducted into the Japanese National Honor Society--Pre-College Chapter (JNHS). They will be awarded their certificates and seniors will receive their cords at an awards ceremony. The students are: Olivia Davis, Trisha Draper, Michael Folger, Bernadette Garcia, Vivien Garcia, Andrew Guarisco, Paul Hislip, Faye Kenajian, Naomi Lee, Kotryna Matulyte, Alexandra Milan, Thomas O'Donnell, Laura Pascal, Thomas Philip, Katherine Purachev, Laina Purachev, Maria Schwartz, Catherine Trapani,and Rachael White.
Chief Joseph Ole Tipanko, a Maasai chief from Kenya, presented a program to the World History students and other students associated with globalization and global learning.
On March 22nd six students, Joe Flynn, Nick Prezioso, Mark Koellmann, Stefan Gorski, Austin Brogan, and Will Brown, participted in a programming competetiton called HackBCA which took place in Hackensack NJ. We interviewed two students, Mark Koellmann and Stefan Gorski, on their experiences.
Congratulations to Academy Dance Sophomore, Valerie Sobol, on the acceptance of her dance piece "Time to Grow" at the 92nd Street Y Dance Up Festival in New York City. Val, along with Academy students Kayleigh Besnecker, Sam Brennan, Lauren Costa and Erin Rogan will perform in NYC on Saturday April 11th and Sunday April 12th.
Congratulations to Gavin Murray who won his 100th career victory this year and is on his way to being the NJ State runner up at 138lbs!
Congratulations to the following students were finalists in their event at the DECA State Conference that took place in Cherry Hill on March 13th - 15th:
Annie Bryant, Jason Cabrita, Grace Chen, Olivia Delvecchio, John Devoti, Elizabeth DiTripani, Kelly Drake, Maeve Hoey, Kyle Mallon, Catherine Miller, William Pritchett, Carly Quirin, Sara Ross, Natalie Salinardo, Jake Steele, Vienna Stivala, Peter Strotz, Joe Tobin, Allison Verrilli, Anthony Vultaggio, Rachael White
Out of our 21 finalists - 8 students placed in the top 3 and will move on to the National DECA Conference to represent CHS in May:
Annie Bryant - 1st Place (Apparel and Accessories Marketing)
Jason Cabrita - 1st Place (Principles of Finance)
Grace Chen - 1st Place (Principles of Marketing)
Nicole Schimmenti - 1st Place (Sports and Entertainment Marketing
Rachael White - 1st Place (Retail Merchandising)
Allison Verrilli - 2nd Place (Human Resources)
Joe Tobin - 3rd Place (Accounting)
Anthony Vultaggio - 3rd Place (Marketing Management)
Congratulations to the Bowling team for becoming conference champions!
Congratulations to Max Glazer for being awarded from the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards and with a President's Volunteer Service Award! Click here to read more.
Congratulations to the Wrestling team for becoming District 11 champions and the Swim Team for being Conference Champions!
The olympic winter games were held in Sochi this year. The US won a total of 9 gold medals, 7 silver medals, and 12 bronze medals!
The Seattle Seahawks won the Superbowl!
At the Model UN Conference in Hershey, PA, the Cranford High School Delegation distinguished themselves by earning the following awards: Susanna Jaramillo was elected to serve as the 2014-2015 European Union Chair at the 2015 Model U.N. Conference. She was also selected as a delegate for the YMCA Conference on National Affairs (CONA).
Maria Schwartz was awarded Premier Diplomat in her General Assembly subcommittee: Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural committee representing the country of Vietnam.
Olivia Dineen was recognized for Outstanding Country Research Paper on Denmark in the World Health Organization.
Tom O'Donnell was recognized for Outstanding Country Research Paper on Egypt in the Arab League.
Kellie Joyce was selected as an alternate for CONA.
The Cranford High School delegation was recognized as Outstanding Delegation during the 2014 Model U.N. Conference.
Congratulations to all of Cranford High School's delegates that won these outstanding achievements!
The first annual Turk-A-Teacher was a huge success, raising $472 for Cranford Family Care in two weeks! For Turk-A-Teacher, students could vote on who they wanted the most (out of the teachers that volunteered) to wear a turkey costume by purchasing feathers during the school lunches. Originally, Mr. Carroll won by a landslide, but due to the fact that he was not going to be in school the Wednesday before break, they chose the two highest feathered teachers to wear the turkey costume. As a result, Mr. Bell beat out Hurley 78 feathers to 68 feathers and had to wear the turkey costume.
CHS Quilting Club would like to thank everyone for all of their support in Blankets of Love! We made 114 blankets which were delivered yesterday to the Carol Simon Breast Cancer Center at Morristown Memorial Hospital and The Valerie Foundation for children battling cancer at St. Barnabas.
Congratulations to the girls soccer team for becoming Conference Champions!
Congratulations to Michael Nigro on performing as the eldest VonTrapp son on NBC's Live Broadcast of The Sound of Music with Carrie Underwood!
Congratulations to Noah Belmont, Tyler Beresford, Lucy Esposito, Garrett Forrestal, Benjamin Gelber, Alexandra Heyburn, Devin Kenney, Elyse Mackenzie, Daniel Montealegre, Dylan Randazzo, Todd Sweeney, and Geddy Warner who auditioned, were selected, and will participate in the NJ All-State Mixed Choir in Atlantic City on Friday evening with Mr. Rafaniello as the piano accompanist for the choir!
The Boston Red Sox won the world series!
The winners of this years "Scarecrow Stroll" have been announced! Congratulations to Ms. McGuire for winning second place with the Medusa Scarecrow! The Latin Club worked diligently over the course of 3 weeks to gather and assemble parts to make the Medusa. A great deal of experimentation and humor contributed to our 2nd place prize scarecrow the "Medusa"
Congratulations to all of the seniors who have been named Commended Students in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program!
Mr. Tarh Besong Frambo, a Foreign Affairs Officer with the Ministry of External Relations for The Republic of Cameroon, recently spoke at Cranford High School. Read more about it.
We are ranked #51 on the latest rankings by New Jersey Monthly
Newsweek Magazine has ranked CHS # 206, climbing 73 spots on the national list! Newsweek generates their ranking system upon analysis of several components including graduation rate, college acceptance rate, advanced placement participation and performance, and SAT and ACT performance.