RLHS has a wide variety of clubs and activities that students can get involved. There's something for everyone! If you need to reach one of the advisors please see their teacher webpage for their email address.
The Academic Bowl Team welcomes students each year who love a challenge! We participate in a county-wide tournament which includes questions that range from knowledge in history, science, literature, current events, and sports, broaden your horizons and step up!
Advisors: Elizabeth Worsham & Hande Drexler
AFTER SCHOOL ASSISTANCE
If you are struggling in a core subject -Math, ELA, Science, or Social Studies - you can stay after school to get some extra help.
ELA - Emma Patwell
Math - Lesley Odgers
Social Studies - Elizabeth Worsham
Science - Nicole Danser
Homework - Jocelyn Jorgensen
We believe that every student is an artist and we provide a safe, encouraging atmosphere for student to partake in art related activities. The art club is a studio oriented before school club. Students will be introduced to a wide variety of hands-on, long term projects. Students will broaden their horizons and deepen their understanding of the world around them as well as traditional art forms.
Advisor: Erica Schoeneberg
Advisor: Denise Bense
The Bell Choir is a after school club once a week that introduces students to hand bell techniques and repetoire. This club allows students to increase their musical ability and skills through the use of hand bells. There is limited spaces based on supplies. Please reach out to Ms. Sawall with any questions or if interested.
Advisor: Lauren Sawall
The RLHS Chorus meets once a week during school for small group singing lessons. The purpose is to create an environment that encourages students to explore the individual voice through fun and engaging repetoire. We combine singing, dancing and public speaking skills that will be showcased in a concert at the end of the school year. We also provide opportunities for students to go out into the community and share their talents throughout the school year. This year we also offer chorus after school once a week for all 5th grade members so they can get practice performing in a well-rounded group setting.
Advisor: Lauren Sawall
The Computer Club enables students of all grade levels to explore the computer in an open setting. Students will have a variety of software to engage in diverse activities such as create animation, make movies, and the exploration of coding with LEGO Robotics. Please be aware that we will be using the Internet.
Advisor: Nicole Danser
CyberPatriot is a cyber defense competition program open to all students which encourages students to engage in cyber security related fields. Students are able to practice in simulated images to prepare for the competition which begins in November.
Advisor: Melissa Hayes
Theatre is for any 5th or 6th grader who would like to be a part of our many events; the highlight being the spring musical production! Listen for an announcement in the Fall. We are looking for a diverse group of thespians with all abilities, who are interested in performance and/or the technical aspects of building a production as a team. No prior experience is necessary. Got theatre? We Do!
Advisor: Danielle Rosa-Brown
Advisor: Jenna Snell & Jennifer Lane
FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLUB
The Foreign Language Club "Spanish Club" is a club that meets monthly (in person and virtually) to foster and nurture interest in the Hispanic culture and to provide an opportunity to learn more about the Hispanic world through fun activities, cultural exploration and discussion.
Advisor: Lisa Flores
Gamer’s Club is a club where kids can come to socialize and play different types of games with other students (board games, card games, video games). It is a place where you can teach others about a game you like to play, or learn to play games you never knew about. Students bring their own devices to gamers club.
All are welcome to join the Esports club.
Advisor: Jeffrey Floyd
GIRLS WHO CODE
Girls Who Code is a club for ladies, by ladies. This club teaches girls about the world of computer science from the very basic to advanced learning. Together, the club designs and completes a project to benefit the school or community. For one hour a week, the club meets to discuss famous women in computer science and how to complete basic coding.
Advisor: Bonnie Harris
Get together with some friends to participate in organized games such as volleyball or kickball.
Advisor: Jen Hurt
Provides students with the opportunity to perform in an ensemble built upon a tradition of musical excellence. During the school year, students will learn fundamental jazz techniques while working with their fellow peers. Students who are involved in Jazz Band will perform in Public Concerts, Competitions, Community Events, and for a variety of school functions throughout the year. Any 7th Grade and 8th Grade student is eligible to participate. 6th Grade students may participate in Jazz Band based on recommendations by the Middle School Jazz Band Director. Audition dates and times will be announced in the Fall.
LEADERS IN TRAINING (LIT)
LIT is a continuation of your membership from fifth grade. Our focus is on developing your leadership abilities and helping you become a positive role model.
Advisor: Bonnie Harris
MORNING SPLASH! (Morning Announcement Club)
We are extremely proud to offer a student led video morning announcements club that uses green screen technology. Our students run the show by writing, recording, editing, and producing the video using a green screen program and google slides. They record during the school day but a small dedicated group stays after every day to write the script for the next day while also building and uploading the video.
Advisor: Dana Hermanni
OCEAN COUNTY MATH LEAGUE
This club is for students who are great problem solvers and can think outside the box. We meet after school to practice and prepare for the Ocean County Math League contest where we compete with other schools.
Advisor: Hande Drexler
PEERS REACHING OUT TO OTHER STUDENTS (PROS)
Students will be involved in promoting social and personal development within our school. Members participate in planning and implementing programs which benefit students and families within our community and children worldwide. Students are guided through opportunities which supplement their development of leadership.
Advisors: Elizabeth Worsham
SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB
The sign language club will provide a fun, interactive, and enriching environment to teach students the benefits and fundamentals of sign language. Students will learn to sign the alphabet, learn how to count, and will learn basic phrases, while building vocabulary and learning the structure of the language
Advisors: Dana Hermanni
The aim of Student Council is to include students in the development of activities to increase school spirit, gather ideas from their peers to better our school building, and to help others in the community at large.
Advisor: Kim Germano
We will require students, primarily 8th graders, to submit a paragraph detailing their skills that will contribute to yearbook publication. This group will meet starting in late October. A specific confidentiality contract will be applied to maintain the anticipation and reduce unnecessary complaints. The students will assist with picture taking, thematic input and distribution. They will also participate in the editing of rosters and quotes utilized in the yearbook.
Advisors: Jennifer Lane & Jenna Snell
This club is dedicated to writing, editing, designing, and publishing a collection of student art and writing. All students will be invited to submit their original work, but the club will be comprised of students who are interested in writing, editing, and designing a newsletter.
Advisor: Dana Hermanni