RBR GUIDANCE UPDATE

MARCH 2017


  • The Genesis Parent Portal now has the third marking period interim reports ready for viewing. Through the Portal, there are links to email teachers directly regarding any questions or concerns regarding a particular course. Additional support is always available by contacting Guidance.

  • On March 29th, Spring PARCC testing will begin. All students enrolled in a 9th-11th Grade English course and/or Algebra 1, Geometry or Algebra 2 course will be tested at RBR and throughout the state. For all the specifics, please read Superintendent Dr . Moore’s letter and contact Guidance with questions.

 

  • All AP Students must complete the an exam request form and return to the Guidance Office by Friday, March 10th: LetterRequest Form

  • Planning on attending college in Fall 2017? If you haven’t done so already, please make sure to complete the FAFSA by April 1st in order to be eligible for financial aid. If you have any questions please stop down to the RBR Guidance Office to speak with your counselor or contact your college’s financial aid office.

 

  • The annual Red Bank Rotary Career Day will be taking place again this year on Thursday April 20th. Students will have an opportunity to job shadow various fields of interest in the morning and attend a luncheon to further network and discuss their experience later that afternoon. Students interested in signing up for this enriching opportunity, please contact Mr. Desiere in Guidance. The article on last year’s Red Bank Rotary Career Day can be found here.

  • If you haven’t already scheduled a meeting with your child’s counselor for post-secondary planning and 2017-2018 scheduling, it’s not too late. Please contact the Guidance Office to schedule an appointment. Student’s that plan on taking an IB course next year are also reminded that it is necessary to complete the IB Application as soon as possible and return it to the Guidance Office.

 

  • Need help paying for college this fall? Scholarships are the answer! Thanks to the overwhelming support graduating seniors receive from the local RBR community; we continue to add local and national scholarships for RBR seniors through Family Connection (Naviance). If you need help accessing this site, please contact the Guidance Office. For any specific questions on particular scholarship opportunities, please contact Ms. Shalene McLaughlin in Guidance.  

  • The Red Bank Regional High School BUC Backer Foundation is presenting “The Top Ten Mistakes Students Make on their College Application Essays” on Tuesday, April 4th at 7pm in the RBR Auditorium. For more information, please visit the BBF website or contact Guidance.

 

  • On March 22nd, Brookdale Community College will be coming out to RBR for a second round of Accuplacer Testing and meeting with eligible students interested in the BCC Educational Opportunity Fund program. If you have any questions regarding, please see Ms. Tammy Mulvaney in Guidance.

  • All Parents/Guardians of 9th & 10th Grade In-District Students: Any families that have yet to return required residency verification documents (as requested in two prior mailings this year) currently have their access to Parent Portal Grades suspended until this important documentation is received in Guidance.  Three (3) proofs of residency are required (i.e. deed, legal lease, tax bill) in addition to a utility bill and license. Please contact the Guidance with any questions.
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