SPECIAL GUESTS AND FESTS, AT LOCAL SCHOOLS

australiaChildren’s book author-illlustrator and award winning educator Timothy Bellavia comes to Tower Hill School in Red Bank, as part of a special presentation for students on Friday, October 18.

A discussion of what high school athletes and parents should know about college athletics. An annual autumn festival with an engaging environmental angle. An anti-bullying workshop for young children that employs a unique teaching device. Just a few of the activities presented by and for students in the schooldays to come, all around the greater Green.

LITTLE SILVER: On Thursday, October 17, Red Bank Regional High School invites all parents and athletes from the Shore Conference to a presentation on the college athletic recruitment process, conducted by former high school/ college coach and athletic director Jack Renkens of Recruiting Realities. Scheduled for 7 pm in the RBR auditorium, the free, public-welcome forum is designed to “detail the facts about the college athletic recruitment, while clarifying popular misconceptions and will detail the role that high school coaches, social media and even parents play in the process.”

A former high school, college coach and athletic director, Renkens has written several books on the subject of athletics program recruiting, and has spoken at high schools across the United States for the past 16 years. RBR athletic director Del Dal Pra, who invited Mr. Renkens to speak at the school, states, “This is a great presentation for all parents and athletes to see, particularly as they embark on their high school athletic career. It provides them with helpful information on the possibility of playing sports at the collegiate level and attaining college scholarships.”

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