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


Racers line up eagerly to get their swag bags and commence their race!

Gateway’s Annual Bundle Up Against Cancer 5k Event

Kalise Miller, Managing Editor April 13, 2024

The Bundle Up Against Cancer 5k is a heart-felt tradition here at Gateway. It is not only a run/walk, but a partnership of people from the Gateway community to memorialize beloved Gateway staff members. At...

Benefit from Spreading Kindness to Veterans!

Benefit from Spreading Kindness to Veterans!

Benjamin Bittner, Staff Writer April 13, 2024

The Spanish-American War was a Cuban conflict which lasted from April 12, 1898 - December 10th, 1898. It was a smaller war, to what had been the catalyst of the creation of the Veteran of Foreign Wars...

What the average social media folder looks like in most peoples phones.

The Developing TikTok Ban

Andrea Mistichelli, Media/Design Editor April 13, 2024

The US has the largest TikTok audience of over 135 million active users. Despite this, the government has been trying to ban TikTok in the United States for a while. It started in 2020 when President...

A sign pointing to the Field of Dreams and Union Field

Field of Dreams Permanently Closed

Desmond McCue, Staff Writer March 10, 2024

Built in 1996, West Deptford’s Field of Dreams has been home to many good memories, summer days, and splinters, but has now been scheduled to be demolished. The community-built playground has been adored...

The exterior of the American Ballet Theater taken recently while attending a performance

American Ballet Theater Strike

Andrea Mistichelli, Media/Design Editor March 10, 2024

Many people were surprised when the American Ballet Theatre posted that on February 7th they teamed up with the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) to vote in favor of a strike. Many dancers within...

The 300 wing hall monitor station during a rare moment when it wasnt overflowing with students

Meet John Morris and Mrs. Kimmy–Gateway’s Hall Monitors

Lexie Kirwin and Caleb Sobel March 10, 2024

The first thing you see when going down to the bathrooms are the hall monitors. Hall monitors have a harder job than some may think. Watching over the bathrooms and hallways is very important in a school,...

TJ Edmund, former Gator going into his last year of college at Rowan University, speaks to the new Intro. to Journalism class at Gateway about the ups and downs in his academic career as a journalist and what he has learned that students can benefit from.

Guest Motivational Speaker Visits New Journalism Class

Laurel Rose Barrett, Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2024

Earlier in January, TJ Edmund, Gateway alum and current journalism student from Rowan University, came to speak to Mrs. Barrett’s journalism class! He enlightened journalism students with tips, past...

The Broadcasting table at the electives fair. I cant wait to go this route, says Spencer Barrett, grade 8.

Highlights from the Electives Fair

Spencer Barrett, Staff Writer February 11, 2024

As a rising 9th grader, it was exciting to see all of the opportunities there are for us 8th graders next year. As I walked around, I saw a variety of classes that interested me, from TV/AV to Journalism...

A panda sleeping soundly on a cozy tree branch

The Future of Pandas in America

Abria Joshua, Copy Editor February 11, 2024

Pandas have long been a tourist attraction in America, bringing thousands of visitors every year. Currently, however, all of the pandas are set to return to China and most of them have already made the...

The new literary magazine cover of Gateway Regional High School voted in via SNO poll ending on 1/5/24.

Call for Submissions!

Laurel Rose Barrett, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2024

Students, faculty, and staff may begin submitting original poetry, essays, short stories, photography, artwork, and any other creative pursuits to be published this spring in issue 1 of Gateway's new literary...

Its a new year, so lets get involved; Raw Pixel CC0 via Wikipedia Commons

January at the Swamp

Benjamin Bittner, Staff Writer January 7, 2024

Happy New Year to all students and members of the Gateway community! With the new year kicking off, in January we are introduced to a plethora of events here at Gateway, including club meetings, sports...

An image of a sign reading, Sorry Were Closed, representing the closing of small business, the Gateway Diner.

Is Our Government Doing Enough to Protect Our Local Businesses?

Kalise Miller, Managing Editor January 7, 2024

New Jersey holds 254 boroughs, one of which is inhabited by just over 4,000 people and is located in the County of Gloucester. Westville is a town where not much happens. Well, besides the floods. In June...

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