RBR TEACHER NOTED FOR LITERARY BLOG

Gretna Wilkinson. (Click to enlarge)

Press release from Red Bank Regional High

Gretna Wilkinson, Red Bank Regional’s (RBR) acclaimed creative writing  teacher, was recently notified that her website and literary blog, the Raven’s Perch, was selected as one of the top 100 literary blogs on the web by Feedspot.com, a website aggregator.

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RBR WRITERS WIN BIG IN NAT’L COMPETITION

NationalsilverwnnersRBR Visual & Performing Art Academy Creative Writing Majors won 97 awards at the prestigious National Scholastic competition, with silver medals awarded to Jack McLoone (far left), Liv Winnicki (second from left) and Mya Nunnally (right). RBR Creative Writing teacher Dr. Gretna Wilkinson is pictured third from left.

Press release from Red Bank Regional High School

The Visual and Performing Art Academy at Red Bank Regional High School once again turned in an impressive result in the National Scholastic competition, which is sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers as the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens.

This year’s competition included over 255,000 submissions in 28 categories, by students from the United States, Canada, U.S. territories, and U.S. schools abroad, including North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. RBR won 97 awards at the June 6 event in New York City, including 18 Gold Keys. Gold Keys represent the highest level of achievement on a regional level (approximately 7-10 per cent of regional submissions).

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PTO GIVES A SURPRISE GIFT TO RBR STAFF

afteroneThe transformed teachers’ lounge at Red Bank Regional High School was designed, managed and funded by the RBR PTO in collaboration with the school district. It was unveiled as a special gift to the RBR staff in April at the PTO sponsored Teacher Appreciation Luncheon.

Press release from Red Bank Regional High School

Over the spring break, the Red Bank Regional High School PTO, aided by the RBR maintenance staff and Studio Art students, pulled off a seemingly impossible feat.  They totally transformed the RBR teacher’s lounge from a once banal, dreary place, to an oasis in the school building where staff could eat lunch, catch up on work, make some phone calls or just relax during their break for a few moments in a functional, bright, pleasant place.

Just as amazing, they were able to keep the six-month long project a total surprise. On Tuesday, April 22 — at, appropriately, the Teacher’s Appreciation luncheon — a symbolic ribbon was cut as stunned faces walked through the door to their new special space.

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RBR CELEBRATES WEEK OF RESPECT

weekofrespRBR freshman Creative Writing Majors performed inspiring works at student classes during the Week of Respect activities.  Pictured above are (left to right) Madison Zeller, Shrewsbury, Grace Cody, Shrewsbury, Corey Van Huff, Neptune City, Emma Wright, Little Silver, and Anthony Jimenez Hernandez, Red Bank.

Press release from Red Bank Regional High School

On October 7 through 11, Red Bank Regional High School celebrated the state-mandated Week of Respect with inspiring poetry, songs, and outreach. In a statement, RBR Principal Risa Clay remarked, “Although the state requires that all schools set aside a week in October to celebrate respect, it is important to remember that our school community practices these values all year long.”

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