The Chomp

The Student News Site of Gateway Regional High School

The Chomp

The Student News Site of Gateway Regional High School

The Chomp

The Student News Site of Gateway Regional High School


Mrs. Brangan and Lloyd Shambry. Lloyd has been a staff favorite over the past 6 years. He has certainly had a special journey in The Swamp.

Gateway Teachers Recognize Gators

Cassidy Hagmaier and McKenna Spositi June 9, 2024

Throughout the school year, there have been plenty of outstanding Gateway Gators who did their absolute best this year. This year has been a very stressful yet successful school year for many. Even if...

In Review: The 2023-2024 School Year

In Review: The 2023-2024 School Year

Hazel Foster, Editor/Writer June 9, 2024

September faded into June in the blink of an eye, and in just a few short weeks the 2023-24 school year will come to an end. This year may have been better for some than others, but many are leaving with...

The collection of dresses available in the Comfort Closet for those who wish to save!

Prom On a Budget

Kalise Miller, Managing Editor May 19, 2024

Prom is an excuse to have fun, let go, and dress up. The last part, however, is the hardest part for many people. To take pressure off your bank account, you can shop on a budget and still dress your best. A...

An aerial view of the Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse on March 26th, 2024

Aftermath of the Baltimore Bridge Collapse

Abria Joshua, Senior Copy Editor May 19, 2024

On March 26, 2024, at 1:29 a.m. a ship called the Dali hit several key columns on the Francis Scott Key Bridge. Two months have passed since and now we can examine the government response and the long-term...

Senior group photo on April 25th, 2024 at Disneys All Star Resort

Senior Trip Recap

Benjamin Bittner, Staff Writer May 19, 2024

Every year at Gateway Regional High School seniors have an option to provide funds to attend the senior trip to Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The trip for the class of 2024 started on April 22nd and...

This image was taken on a camera, but is completely unedited!

Total Eclipse of the Sun

Jack Patrick, Staff Writer April 13, 2024

On April 8th, a total eclipse of the sun occurred in many parts of the United States. A solar eclipse is a natural phenomenon where the moon’s shadow crosses over the Earth, and because they appear to...

The cast of Seussical bowing to the crowd at the end of the show

Seussical the Musical: Review

Laurel Rose Barrett, Editor-in-chief April 13, 2024

At the end of March, the Gateway theater program debuted its spring musical, Seussical! The entire cast and crew worked tirelessly since January learning their lines, songs, dances, and making the final...

Guest speakers Jill Weber and Cassandra Burnett

Celebrating International Women’s Day at Gateway!

Laurel Rose Barrett, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2024

On International Women's Day on March 8th, Gateway held its annual Women's Empowerment Day headed by Gateway 2 Careers Director, Mrs. Eckstein! Every year she puts together a celebratory event where influential...

The 2024-2025 FAFSA website thats causing so many angst until SAIs are released to families and schools

The 2024 FAFSA Frenzy

Benjamin Bittner, Staff Writer March 10, 2024

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form completed by high school seniors to determine students’ eligibility for financial aid. The FAFSA is considered the key for accessing grants,...

Eddie stands proudly with one of his favorite pieces, Scary Clown

Recognizing Eddie Rolax

Laurel Rose Barrett, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2024

A lot can happen when you work the same job for twenty years: friendships formed, changes good and bad, hellos and goodbyes. Nobody knows this better than Eddie Rolax, one of Gateway’s most hard-working...

A creative collage representing some of Gateways new AP courses for students to get excited about

The Newest AP Programs at Gateway!

Abria Joshua, Copy Editor February 11, 2024

Gateway offers many interesting and challenging Advanced Placement (AP) classes for students, and they have three new AP classes next year: AP Chemistry, AP World History, and AP Computer Science Principles....

A nighttime skyline of the city of Philadelphia captured by the writer

Come for Philadelphia, Stay for Philly

Allison Eckstein, Staff Writer February 11, 2024

"It’s a clash of cultures and traditions, and people of all backgrounds are brought together by their differences. It defines you," ~ a random Uber driver. This is a quote from a taxi that drove me...

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