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Scene Around: After the ‘Sleepy Hollow’ Curtain Call

And that’s a masked wrap! That’s how those traditional moments went after the final curtain call of the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Tower Players’ production of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow on Sunday.

It was the troupe’s first indoor show since COVID-19. Donning transparent, and some opaque, masks, mics and a “go on with the show” attitude, the Tower Players triumphed with its fall production.

By all accounts, a great time back on the stage again was had by all. And after taking that final bow, the cast mingled with the audience and one another to pose, smile and bond some more about their show time together.

Take a look at the photo gallery above for a glimpse into that time after the curtain call. (CLICK on one photo to enlarge and scroll. Enjoy!)

Until the next final curtain call in spring …

Bravo, RFH Tower Players!

**Thanks to RFH PAS parents and students for the pics of those after-show moments!**

Retro RFH Show Time: Oz Wizadry

Show time is tomorrow for the RFH Tower Players’ fall production of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow back on the stage at the high school. In honor of opening night curtain and returning to the stage, we offer a look back at a trip down the RFH Yellow Brick Road to Oz and some staged wizardry of the early 1970s at RFH.

I have a feeling we’re not in Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) anymore …

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Focus: Good RFH PAS Coffee House Times

Pumped up and piping hot, like a good, strong cup of java, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) musicians revived their live coffee house last night.

It was a time to sing, play and socialize in person once again after COVID-19 quashed the event last year.

Organized by RFH music teacher Zach Lorelli, with tech direction by Matt Leddin, the revival RFH Performing Arts Society (PAS) event was a success, by all accounts.

The program was full, artistic palettes were satiated and a surprise jam came at the end.

With Tobias Ramondo on drums and Luke LaGratta on guitar, Jackson Champeau sang.

RFH PAS is always looking to showcase new talent; and there will be an encore in the spring, so anyone interested in performing can contact Lorelli at RFH.

Check out the photos and slideshow above for a glimpse into the evening. CLICK on one photo in the gallery to enlarge and scroll for a closer look!

*Thanks to RFH PAS parent Joanne Mitchell Formisano for contributing the photos!*

RFH’s Megan Wilkins: Partnering with Harvard Project

Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Social Studies teacher and mentor, Megan Wilkins, is on her way to becoming a partner with Harvard Business School’s Case Method Project.  

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RFH Student-Athletes’ Signing

It’s official. More Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) student- athletes have signed letters of intent, committing to play and study at the colleges of their choice.

This time the signing is all about baseball, crew, lacrosse, tennis, soccer and field hockey.

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In Memoriam: Longtime RFH Teacher, Counselor, Coach & Fair Havenite, Debby Connolly, 81

“We will remember Debby most for her sunny disposition, kind and gracious manner, and the positive influence she had on the lives of many people, young and old … The glass was always half-full with Debby and she always had a kind word for everyone. She was beautiful inside and out and always carried herself with beauty, grace, and elegance. She will be missed by many.”

Loved ones of Debby Connolly in her obituary
Debby Connolly
Photo/family via Thompson Memorial Home

Longtime Fair Havenite and Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School teacher, Deborah S. “Debby” Connolly, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 27, surrounded by family. She was 81.

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RFH Tower Players Hit the Indoor Stage Again with ‘Legend of Sleepy Hollow’

After a year of virtual and outdoor productions, the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Tower Players are making a comeback to the indoor stage with their fall production — Legend of Sleepy Hollow, adapted by Vera Morris.

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Retro RFH Halloween: Some Bunnies & Ghouls

RFH Halloween of 1977 with a gaggle of girls Photo/George Day
RFH Halloween of 1977 with a gaggle of girls
Photo/George Day

Reprise … Just because it’s that time of the year and it’s a classic shot … 

Some bunny got dressed for RFH Halloween 1977 — or a few bunnies and other assorted suspicious characters, that is.

The Halloween spirit was in the air, that’s for sure. And this senior gaggle of girls embodied it. From controversial, yet timely and popular, Playboy bunny costumes, to Raggedy Ann, a ghost, a cat, a gypsy and whatever else, they were parading and pleased with their choices.

Then they benched themselves for a little haunting respite and pose. But, surely, knowing this crew, there was some mischievous haunting to come. They weren’t done.

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Rooting RFH Icon George Giffin’s Memory

A tree grows in Giff’s honor.

That’s what is happening on the grounds of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) since a tree was planted on Saturday to honor iconic former science and ballroom dance teacher, Drill Team creator and leader, golf and basketball coach, mentor, and advisor George Giffin, known as “Giff.”

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RFH Football Coach Honored as NY Jets High Coach of the Week

From the Jets in the Community newsletter via Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School

Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) Football Coach Jerry Schulte has been named this week’s recipient of the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week.

With the designation comes a monetary award of $1000 to benefit the school’s football program. RFH, because of the award, will also receive an automatic bid to compete in the 2022 New York Jets 11-ON Tournament.

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