In addressing an
assembly of anxious incoming freshmen representing the school class of 2017, the
Red Bank Regional (RBR) Student Council President, Matt Lloyd, made them a
“You are going to have the best four years of your life,” he said in the RBR blog. “This school has given me so much. It will be a lot of hard work but you guys can get it done.”Principal Risa Clay encouraged them to get involved; and Superintendent Jim Stefankiewicz asked them to “just give us your best and we will be here to help you.”
Freshman Academy Supervisor Suzanne Keller explained the concept of the academy and gave them the schedule of the day. Then they were off.
The freshmen divided for the first time into their three house groups of maroon, gray and white — for the RBR colors. They alternated meeting with the school’s Student to Student (STS) Peer Leaders, who gave them a student perspective on high school life and answered their many questions.
They convened for a time in the school media center to collect and balance their many books and took their student I.D. pictures.
Get the full story about the freshmen inaugural event in the RBR blog by clicking here.