2:30 PM - 6:30 PM Student Council Volleyball Tournament - Field House
7:30 PM - 8:50 PM BUC Backer Meeting - Room #109
7:30 PM BOE Meeting - Admin. Bldg.
12:55 PM - 2:35 PM Student Council Battle of the Classes
On, January 17th, 25 students participated in this year’s Poetry Out Loud competition. Poetry Out Loud is a national poetry recitation contest funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. The competition starts at the school and regional level, eventually moving to a state and then National Competition in Washington, D.C. Students who win the National Competition have a chance to win $20,000. Students choose from a wide range of poems on the Poetry Out Loud website and then perform their poems on stage. Students are judged for their voice and articulation, dramatic appropriateness, evidence of understanding, and overall performance. This year, our 3rd place winner was Iona Leslie, Shrewsbury, who performed Barber by Larry Bradley. Our 2nd place winner was
The various programs of the Visual Performing Arts academies had a packed winter filled with activities at Red Bank Regional High School, as well as around Monmouth County. The Creative Writers and Studio Art majors began the winter with the annual Scholastic Art and Writing Competition. Creative Writers accumulated 27 awards in total ranging from freshman to seniors. Studio Art seniors, Robert Rainville and Corinne Costello won a gold and silver key respectably. In addition, Studio Art majors collaborated with the Memory Project, in which they created portraits for children in refugee camps.
RBR’s Head Wrestling Coach, Scott Ferris, has achieved the 200 team win milestone, which was achieved on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, after beating Asbury Park. Additionally, Coach Ferris was named the National Federation of State High School Associations Wrestling Coach of the Year for the state of New Jersey. Recipients must exemplify the highest standards of sportsmanship, ethical conduct and moral character, and be endorsed by their respective state high school associations. Recipients are selected by the NFHS Coaches Association Awards Committee and approved by the NFHS Board of Directors. The entire RBR community is extremely proud of Coach Ferris’ accomplishments. We have known for years that Coach Ferris is exceptional. We are pleased that a national organization is recognizing his outstanding traits, as well.