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img_5270112309Sixth-grader Theodore Mitchell addresses the Red Bank mayor and council as classmate and photojournalist Tyriik Murad documents the event.

Stumping for votes like seasoned pols, a handful of students from Red Bank Middle School last night screened their latest video at the borough council’s bimonthly meeting Monday night.

The musical production, entitled “e-Instruction Is The Key,” is the school’s entry in the third annual e-Instruction Interactive Classroom Makeover Competition, which draws talent from all over the world to compete for instructional technology worth $30,000.

For the third-year in a row, RBMS is among the competition’s finalists in the grades 6 through 8 category, which have been narrowed down to five entries. Whether it wins depends in part on how many votes it can attract in online balloting.

The production could use a boost. Of the five finalists, which also include entries from Nebraska, Colorado, Iowa and Lousisiana, RBMS’s is currently fifth in the vote tally.

You’ll need to register to vote.