Category Archives: Schools Scene

Find out what’s going on in the RFH Regional High School and Rumson and Fair Haven school districts.

NJ Teen Arts Tour to Feature RFH Grad’s Piece

Hive Mind, a porcelain piece created by recent Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) graduate Dante Cioffoletti, has been selected for the New Jersey Teen Arts Touring Exhibition and will be exhibited throughout Monmouth County for the next year.

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Focus: Knollwood Graduation Milestone Moments

It’s not just about the walk and the diploma. It’s about the milestone moments — the before, during and after — of eighth grade graduation. It’s the graduation that puts students on a new plane to growing up — getting set to go to high school.

Last week, Fair Haven’s Knollwood School eighth graders shared many of those milestone moments. They met at their alma mater to take a trip to the high school where most of them will be launching their teen education experience. They graduated. They took a walk of tradition down Third Street, cheered on my family and friends, all the way back to where their Fair Haven educational experience started — at Viola L. Sickles School. They celebrated with a dance. They said goodbye to their elementary and middle school years.

A few Fair Haven moms sent their photos to offer a glimpse into the moments. Take a look at our slideshow and photo gallery …

Thanks to Joanne Joanne Mitchell Formisano, Courtney Kemler, Beth Solin, Lauren Steets, Melina Calabretta, Erin Simpson and Lynn for providing the photos!  

 

Focus: Backstage with RFH Class of 2018 Grads

Those moments before the graduation walk are sometimes the most treasured. Classmates huddle together, clown around and, yes, shed a few tears knowing that it is the last time they’ll all be together as high school students.

Rumson-Fair Haven Retrospect visited with the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School Class of 2018 before the walk.

Here’s a glimpse of what we saw backstage … (Click to enlarge! Apologies for the blurriness. Time for a new camera … and/or photographer.)

Rumson, Fair Haven Students Sprint into Tri-District Olympics

From left, Matt Newman and Tommy Coene begin the 800-meter race at the RFH Tri-District Olympics
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Inspired by the Special Olympics, Rumson-Fair Haven area students from Knollwood, Forrestdale and Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High (RFH) schools recently competed in what was dubbed the Tri-District Olympics.

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RFH Tower Players Applauded with Awards

RFH Tower Players 2017-18
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The Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Tower Players are taking a bow for a successful awards season.

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RFH Students Aspire to Change Lives in Uganda

The Home Run Derby is fun for participants and spectators alike, and this year’s event raised over $2,000 for Change A Life Uganda.
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Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) students are changing lives in Uganda.

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Reflection: A History-Making Season for RFH Girls Winter Track

Shown at the State Relay Championships are RFH team members (front row) Maddie Orr, Lily Orr, Eva Farr, Nikki DeVito, and Allison Lista, and (back row) Caroline Coleman, Alina Arko, Grace Jamin, Campbell Devlin (with trophy), Katie MacGillis (behind Campbell Devlin), Julia Tambaro, Carolyn Trent, Olivia Rehder, and Megan MacGillis
It was a history-making season for the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Girls Winter Track Team that culminated in the team’s first State Group Championship.

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