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


Gateway Regional High Schools Softball team, taken by ninth grader, Brooke Ream, 2024. Here at Gateway, Lady Gators feel supported.

Sexism in Athletics

Hazel Foster, Staff Writer May 19, 2024

Here at Gateway, people try to make the athletics department as inclusive and equal as possible. However, many players outside of our community have experienced or currently face struggles with gender...

 A quote from Mr. Dalessandro, a beloved math teacher at Gateway Regional High Schoool

How Make the Most Out of the Rest of the School Year

Lexie Kirwin, Staff Writer May 19, 2024

With about 2 months left of school, it is almost summer break for our Gateway Gators. It is now May and students need to make sure all work is done, handle extra activities, as well as their social life....

A student trying to make a bathroom pass at GRHS with e-hallpass

Tech Ed and Edtech

Alex Noble, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

For the past few years, frustrations with education technology have been most audibly expressed through the all-too-common statement “I hate e-hallpass,” referring to the pre-acquisition name of Securly...

The rainbow infinity symbol that has replaced the puzzle piece as the symbol of autism

A Difference, Not a Disorder: The Autism Spectrum

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

It’s Autism Awareness Month! Autism means different things for different people. As we know, the autism spectrum is vast, and not every person diagnosed is the same. Those who are high-functioning autistic...

Woman speaking at an event

Benefits of Public Speaking

Abria Joshua, Senior Copy Editor April 13, 2024

Around 75 percent of people are scared to publicly speak; however, public speaking is something that cannot be avoided in life. Regardless of what career you choose, eventually you will have to speak in...

“boy running like ninja on grass during daytime” / The subject in this photos Y shape reflects the question why regarding current gym policy and the pitch of Yes to jeans in PE class for leisure activity options

In Defense of Denim: The Case for Jeans in PE Class

Oliver Crumrine, Desmond McCue, and Alex Noble March 10, 2024

Over the past two years, Gateway Regional High School students have wondered why they receive 80s for their daily participation grade, a C. The answer, surprisingly, is because they have worn jeans. Students...

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How Mindful are You of Others?

Hazel Foster, Staff Writer March 10, 2024

School is chaotic - lots of noise, drama and work all piled together. But, it gets much harder when those around you do not respect the classroom. Students all around the world are disturbed by not only...

Lack of motivation and exhaustion affects everyone, even the Editor-in-Chief. Even AP students. Cold, dark winter nights after long school days can take their toll.

Lacking Motivation – A Problem Countless Students Share

Ace Smith and Laurel Rose Barrett February 11, 2024

Something that almost all students share in today's society is a lack of motivation coupled with an addiction to procrastination. Maybe there's a game you’d want to play over completing an essay, or...

An Honors/AP project collage created by Editor-in-Chief, Laurel Barrett

Honors vs. AP at Gateway

Kalise Miller, Managing Editor February 11, 2024

It’s class selection season! Are you not sure whether to take an Advanced Placement course or an honors class? Well, this is the place for you! Honors classes are a great step up for students who...

A collage of several NJ Transit services throughout the state. Adam E. Moreira/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0

The (South) New Jersey Transit Experience

Alex Noble, Staff Writer January 7, 2024

Public transportation in suburban South Jersey presents a unique set of experiences and challenges. Despite the promise of timely services, the reality often falls short, with frequent delays and irregular...

Ocean Pollution Today

Ocean Pollution Today

Hazel Foster, Writer January 7, 2024

For years, the ocean has been getting more and more polluted. However, in current times - the number of polluted waters has increased quicker than ever before. Years ago, scientists predicted what they...

A winter scene filled with festive houses in a snowy climate

A Deep Dive Into the Winter Holidays

Hazel Foster, Staff Writer December 10, 2023

When thinking about winter holidays, most people usually imagine Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and Hanukkah. However, many other holidays don’t get the attention they deserve. Additionally, people do...

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