1:50 PM - 4:00 PM Battle of the Classes - Student Council - Field House
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Spring Dance Show - Auditorium
At its May 1 meeting, the Council for International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Global Navigator Program International Studies Advisor, Caryn Berman addressed the Red Bank Regional (RBR) Board of Education. She informed them that 14 RBR students had been granted over $42,000 in scholarship money to attend CIEE’s programs for summer 2019. Four of those students were present at the meeting to express their gratitude and state what they would be doing over their summer vacation.
ed Bank Regional (RBR) High School will present its Spring Dance Extravaganza on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 7 pm. The RBR Visual & Performing Arts Academy (VPA) dance majors will present a variety of contemporary, ballet, hip hop, jazz and modern dance numbers in the Joseph A. Russo III Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults and children over 12; $5 for senior citizens/non-RBR students and children. RBR students and faculty attend free. RBR is located at 101 Ridge Road in Little Silver, NJ. Tickets may be purchased online https://rbrhsnj.booktix.com/ or at the door.
This fall, RBR graduates will be swimming, running, playing football, baseball, cheerleading and throwing the shotput and discus from the Northeastern most state of New Hampshire at Dartmouth all the way across the country to the Pacific Northwest at the University of Oregon. A list of the RBR college-bound athletes follows and are pictured left.
On Friday, May 3, Red Bank Regional (RBR) inducted its newest members into its Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. The inductees where honored at a special ceremony and luncheon organized by the RBR BUC BACKER Foundation under the direction of event co-chairs Teresa Jahns Hottmann, Shrewsbury, and Kate Quinn, Little Silver.
The amazing talents of Red Bank Regional’s senior art majors will be on display in a free community show, “Retrospective” from May 1 through May 8 at the Guild of Creative Art on 620 Broad Street in Shrewsbury. The students: Amy Gardner, 17, Union Beach; Hannah Gazdus, 18, Shrewsbury; Sophie Navarro, 17, Little Silver; Renee Mercereau, 18, Little Silver; Tyler Munoz, 18, Little Silver; Morgan Sluka, 18, Avon by the Sea; Katherine Smith, 18, Spring Lake Borough; and Isabella Ybarra, 18, Red Bank will be on hand to greet visitors to their opening reception on Friday, May 3, from 6 to 8 pm. Refreshments will be served.
On Friday, May 10th, the Red Bank Regional (RBR) Commercial Photography majors will be holding their senior show at Canvas Art Studio in Fair Haven. RBR Commercial Photography Level 4 Seniors, Sophia Morales, 17, Shrewsbury, and Fiona Slattery, 18, Red Bank, will have their work featured along with Level 3 Seniors Stephanie Flores Avina, 17, Bradley Beach and Sheridan Torres, 17, Little Silver.
The Red Bank Regional High School (RBR) is the site of the 13th Relay for Life of the Two Rivers, the premier American Cancer Society fundraiser. The theme this year is “Decades – A Blast from the Past for a Future without Cancer.” The gates open at 4:30 pm on Friday, May 17, and the festivities begin at 5:30 pm when cancer survivors and their caregivers begin walking the track through the night into Saturday morning to raise money to fight cancer and to provide support services for cancer patients and their families. Festive campsites dot the RBR football field housing participating teams. Music, refreshments and games fortify the cause.
On May 1, the RBR Board of Education adopted its budget for the 2019-2020 school year, which totals $27, 350,470. This budget maintains all educational programs and retains all sports programs including, golf and ice hockey. Superintendent Louis Moore stated, “The budget development process this year has been challenging at times and we would like to thank the staff and community for all their efforts. A number of important changes have been made to the preliminary budget originally discussed at the Board of Education meeting held on March 20." Ice hockey and golf have been restored with participants bearing some of the costs; a transportation contract for athletics has been successfully negotiated; and summer accelerated language program in French, Italian, and Spanish will be offered on a tuition-basis to new students.