...to Brad Hagensen, Head Coach, of Marlboro, the Shore Sports Network Girls Basketball Coach of the Year!
...Congratulations to senior Luke Rapley who was named to the NJ Mile Split All State Track & Field team for the 2018-2019 season in the Long Jump. Luke is the first track and field athlete at Marlboro to be named an All-State selection since Elaina Mezzaslama in 2010.
...Congratulations to Mark Bramble, ATC.. Marlboro’s 1st inductee into the NJSCA Hall of Fame
...Congratulations to senior Luke Rapley who finished 2nd in NJSIAA Meet of Champions Long Jump and Coach Sesa for all of his work with Luke and the rest of our athletes. Luke’s jump of 22 feet 4 inches was a career best and broke his own school and district record. Luke had 3 jumps of 22 feet or better and will next jump at New Balance National Championships in March.
...Congratulations go out to the Girls Gymnastics Team for their outstanding performance at the Shore Conference Tournament on 10/27/18, winning 4th place with a score of 109.7. Congratulations also go out to sophomore Jessica Maury for her 5th place medal on vault and beam and to junior Farrah Chernov for winning first place on floor, 2nd on vault and 4th place All-Around. Farrah also broke the school record on vault with a score of 9.875. Great job, girls!
...our Mandarin class students: Jacqueline Allex, Luke Wang & Grace Eng participated in The Twelfth Chinese Cultural Project Contest recently at Seton Hall University. Over 20 teams from New Jersey submitted their projects for this contest. This is our second year entering the final round. We are honored to have had the privilege to compete against other 5 of the best teams from all over Jersey. This year we won the Honorable Mention in this very competitive atmosphere. Our students did an amazing job! This contest is held by New Jersey Chinese Cultural Studies Foundation and co-hosted by the Department of Language, Literatures and Cultures of Seton Hall University. Congratulations to our students!
...the Marlboro High School students who competed at the New Jersey Technology Student Association State Conference. At the New Jersey chapter conference, 62 schools had over 1,500 students competing. Senior Sreya Das won 1st place in Essays on Technology. She was also inducted into the National Technology Honor Society for outstanding efforts in academic studies, leadership, and services to the school and community. Juniors Briana Maniaci, Dani Genco, Isabella Minucci, and Melissa Sansolo won 3rd place in Digital Video Production. Because they placed within the top three, all five of these students have qualified to represent New Jersey at the TSA National Conference in Atlanta at the end of June!
...the Model Congress of Marlboro HS for their recent success!
...Video Communication students Spencer Freidman, Eli Krain, and Nicole Hickey-Weber were finalists in the Protect Me With 3+ annual contest. The Protect Me With 3+ is an annual poster and video contest, and a collaboration between The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey and the New Jersey Department of Health. Targeting youth in middle and high schools, the contest aims to raise awareness about the importance of adolescent immunizations among preteens, teenagers and parents.
...the Marlboro HS 2018 Euro Challenge team consisting of Matthew Goodman, Sachin Kurapati, Tiara Rathi, Ritvik Sharma and Hailey Steinberg. They are advancing to the Semifinal Round of the Euro Challenge to take place at The Federal Reserve Bank in New York City on Thursday, April 26th. The Euro Challenge is an exciting educational opportunity for high school students to learn about the European Union (EU) and the euro. Teams are asked to make presentations answering specific questions about the European economy and the single currency, the euro. They are also asked to pick one member country of the “euro area” to examine an economic problem at the country level, and to identify policies for responding to that problem. Our students selected Spain and its unemployment problem.
...the six members of Marlboro High School's FCCLA who attended and participated in the New Jersey State FCCLA Conference in Cherry Hill March 28th and 29th. Zach Yabko, Insha Chhabra, Jacob Beal and J.B. earned Gold Medals. Alyssa Schaumloffel and Naomi Golan earned Bronze Medals. Congratulations to all!
...Sixty-four students from The Marlboro High School DECA chapter attended the State and Career Development Conference at Harrah’s Conference Center in Atlantic City between February 28th and March 1st. The students that qualified for this state level competition have been preparing for several weeks. The Marlboro DECA members previously took an online test, and their achievement on that test was added to their performance in role-play events during the conference. After the first rounds of judging, nine students qualified as finalists. The finalists were as follows: Priya Agarwal, Kathy Arun, Tej Chilukuri, Ralph DePalma, Nirvi Desai, Rachel Huang, Sachin Kurapati, Pole Lee, and Marina Luo. The finalists engaged in a final role-play and were judged to determine the place winners in each event that would qualify to continue to the International Career and Development Conference. Of the nine finalists, Kathy Arun and Ralph DePalma were awarded as place winners and qualified to continue. The advisor, Mr. Varrial, is proud of their hard work and accomplishments.
...to Mr. Walsh & the Boy’s Swim Team on another A North Boys Swimming Championship!! This is their 5th straight A North Championship in a row!
...to Gianna Gomez on the Winter Track Team who recently jumped 18 feet 0 inches in the long jump. Gianna broke the Monmouth County record & she is now only one inch off the Shore Conference record of 18 feet 1 inch set in 2011!
...to junior, David Buneta, who was elected to the position of Secretary General of the YMCA Model United Nations (MUN). David will now lead an organization of 42 elected high school juniors from all over the Mid Atlantic region. Additionally, MHS earned the Outstanding Delegation Award, a title given to the entirety of a delegation on their road to the conference. Eligibility to receive this award is based on the prudence in which deadlines are fulfilled and the number of awards received. Other MHS students were also honored at the convention. See the entire list HERE.
...to sophomore, Kripa Sridhar, who recently received the President’s Volunteer Service Award. This award encourages citizens to live a life of service through presidential gratitude and national recognition. .
...Gianna Gomez (Sr.) on her performance at the Spike Shoe Holiday Festival (12.18.19). Gianna broke the school indoor track and field record in the long jump with a mark of 17 feet 6 ½ inches. She is only 2 ½ inches away from breaking the Shore Conference record. Gianna won the event by over a foot and had three jumps over 17 feet.
...Marlboro HS Team Challenge Students...Students from all six Freehold Regional High School District schools and Allentown High School tackled real-life issues while analyzing the ethical implications of healthcare issues during the 2017 Team Challenge, hosted by the Greater Monmouth Chamber of Commerce. Marlboro High School won first place, Freehold Township High School won second place, and Howell High School won third place. Congratulations to all!
...Lindsey Gibson, Marlboro High School's Support Staff Member of the Year. Ms. Gibson is recognized as an enthusiastic member of our support staff. She serves by supporting students’ learning needs in the classroom, as well as assisting students who participate in athletic activities after school. Ms. Gibson is a model of professionalism in all she does, and frequently goes above and beyond in fulfilling the duties of her position. Thank you for ALL you do, Ms. Gibson!
...the Marlboro cheerleaders and their success at Trails End Cheerleading Camp! The team was awarded the "Top Banana" Award for not only showing significant improvement in cheer skills, but more importantly for demonstrating the most respect towards each other, towards the staff and towards the other teams! They were recognized for their willingness to help others, helping to clean up camp grounds and how they acted as role models for other teams. Out of over 400 cheerleaders present at camp, Marlboro HS had three cheerleaders who were idenfied by staff and other teams as being individual role models for other girls and were awarded with UCA's Pin It Forward campaign: Seniors Danica Stern, Hailey Hamilton and sophomore, Sarah Edri. Three others wer named to the All-American team: senior, Sarah Esposito, and sophomores Ally Heller and Alexis Carlin. Great job to the team and Coach Sewald!
...Marlboro High School’s Model Government team participated in a four-day government simulation with high schools across New Jersey and beyond. Thirty-one students participated in Congressional committees, the Supreme Court, lobbying groups and current and historical cabinet “situation rooms.” For the fourth time in five years, Marlboro High School’s delegation was recognized as one of the top performers with the “Best School Delegation” honor; it is the third time in the last five years that Marlboro High School has won 1st place. The most competitive schools attending the conference have dedicated classes to prepare their students for the conference. Our students met at 7:15 am on a weekly basis since September to compete against these schools. In order for a school delegation to win, each delegate is evaluated based on a number of factors including but not limited to speaking and writing skills, forging diplomatic relations with others and influencing the direction and scope of discussion in a meaningful way.
...Marlboro High School Drama and Music departments, bringing home eight Basie Awards.For the fall drama, Our Town the awards were for: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama – Brooke Schindelheim; Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama – (Tie) Robert Landi & Joshua Lupyan; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama – (Tie) Corrine Lynch & Emma Lewis; Outstanding Lighting Design in a Drama; Outstanding Direction in a Drama and Outstanding Overall Production of a DramaFor the Spring Musical, the award for: Outstanding Student Orchestra in a Musical was given to Marlboro High School Crazy for You Orchestra. This was the fifth nomination and second award in a row!Congratulations to orchestra members:Geoffrey Alintoff; Jackson Anderson; Tania Arya; Nicole Chen; Emily Chou; Christian Cook; Evan Cooperstein; Isaiah De’Jarnette; Eric Ginsberg; Pooja Gokhale; Sanjay Gotur; Zachary Grun; Jacob Kraizman; Nicole King; Shaun Lederman; Christy Lee; Hannah Lee; Noah Lee; Peter Marchese; Michelle Mo; Brian Moon; Avani Muchhala; Neha Nevasekar; Torron Pfeffer; Nicholas RochaKim; Sam Resnick; Tyler Seliber; Alan Shenkerman; Shivam Sheth; Jennifer Vozzo; Serena Yau; Stephanie YuenAdditional congratulations to Drama Director, Mr. Greco & Music Director, Mr. Dalton...without whom these honors would not be possible! #MustangsUnited
...Marlboro HS athletes who were recently honored! The NJSIAA Scholar Athlete for Marlboro HS is Ms. Dani DeVito! The Shore Conference Sportsmanship Award winners are Ms. Alexa Chapman & Mr. PJ Ringel! Additional congratulations to the 2017 Monmouth County AD of the Year, Mr. Ryden!
...Congratulations to junior, Gianna Gomez, who won the triple jump at the 2017 Spring Track & Field Shore Conference Championships. Gianna had three jumps over 37 feet with a career best of 37 feet 3 inches. This was Gianna 2nd consecutive spring winning a Shore Conference title as last year she won the long jump.
...Coach Kretzmer and the Boy's Tennis Team for winning The Shore Conference Championship by defeating CBA, 3-2! Go Mustangs!
...Mr. Werntz' Video Communications students won the Protect Me With 3+ Contest! Protect Me With 3+ is an annual poster and video contest, and a collaboration between The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey and the New Jersey Department of Health who all believe our health is worth a shot. The contest targets youth in middle and high schools, and aims to raise awareness about the importance of adolescent immunizations among pre-teens, teenagers and parents, and increase vaccination rates for several important vaccines: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Meningococcal Conjugate and the Flu. Spencer Friedman (11), Brandon Livingston (12), Aiden Moyer (12), and Chris Eng (12) won 1st place for their Flu video submission. Marlboro HS has won best video 2 years in a row. The link to their video submission is at: http://www.protectmewith3.com/winners/
...Congratulations to our Mandarin students who participated in the 11th Annual Chinese Cultural Contest recently and won 3rd place! Jacqueline Allex, Luke Wang & Grace Eng...Great Job!
...our Model Government team participated in a four-day government simulation with high schools across New Jersey and beyond. Thirty-one students participated in Congressional committees, the Supreme Court, lobbying groups and current and historical cabinet “situation rooms.” For the fourth time in five years, Marlboro High School’s delegation was recognized as one of the top performers with the “Best School Delegation” honor; it is the third time in the last five years that Marlboro High School has won 1st place. The most competitive schools attending the conference have dedicated classes to prepare their students for the conference. Our students met at 7:15 am on a weekly basis since September to compete against these schools. In order for a school delegation to win, each delegate is evaluated based on a number of factors including but not limited to speaking and writing skills, forging diplomatic relations with others and influencing the direction and scope of discussion in a meaningful way.
...Mustang Cheerleaders recently participated in The National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC), the most prestigious cheerleading championship in the country. The NHSCC is held at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida, and nationally televised on ESPN and ESPN2 to over 100 million homes and 32 countries nationwide each year. Over 600 teams from around the nation attend the NHSCC! The Marlboro HS cheerleaders earned their qualifying bid when they placed 5th at the Northeast Regional on November 12 at the Pine Belt Arena. This year, the cheerleaders competed against 50 teams in the Medium Varsity D1 division. For the first time in school's history, they qualified for the semi-final where they competed again! We are honored to have had the privilege to compete against some of the best teams from all over the country. The hard work and diligence the team put forth was incomparable and truly highlighted by their act of sportsmanship. We are so proud of them!
...Senior, Christopher Eng participated in the Poetry Out Loud Regional Recitation Contest, at the Count Basie Theatre. Chris was able to score a spot in the top ten finalists. Although he didn't win region champion, he did an amazing job! Over 18 schools participated in this very competitive atmosphere.
...Marlboro HS's We the People team won the state championship! In the previous 29 years of this competition, East Brunswick has won 27 times and West Windsor Plainsboro has won twice. Those two schools are among the best in the nation. The Mustangs defeated both! In fact, our kids have finished first or second now 3 of the last 4 years. It was said about this team: "Your team did a fantastic job. More than that, it was clear they were a community. There was real love amongst them." Great Job, Mustangs! (& Mr. Uplinger)!
...the boys winter track team who finished third at the Monmouth County Championship on Friday night (1.13.17). The boys were led by Kwaku Amponsah who won the 55 meter high hurdles and came back to take second in the 55 meter dash. It was Kwaku's fourth county title in two years. Also CJ Maree won the 800 meter run and helped lead the 4x400 relay to a second place finish along with Eric Shaker, JP Edralin & Eddie McBurnie.
..."Hack of Distinction" Award winners at the inaugural HackFRee hosted on January 16-17, 2017 at Manalapan HS. The team of Terence Au, Nishaant Goswamy, Jake Karpman & Punyaha Mukherjee designed an app called "Gift Giver". The app was built to find the perfect gift for a special soemone. The app asks 6 questions about the receiver and then offers suggestions of the top one hundred items for a possible gift to give! Brett Bookbinder developed an app that helps visually impaired people tell the difference between denominations of paper money.
...The Marlboro HS Dance team took 2nd place at the Battle of the Northeast Competition (1.8.17)
...56 Marlboro HS students advanced to the FBLA State Finals! Congratulations!
...Mike Ellenberg for his individual winning submission to the New Jersey Natural Gas Conserve to Preserve contest. To view his winning entry, click HERE.
...to gymnast Melissa Astarita for winning medals on all 5 events at the NJSIAA Tournament on Saturday, 11.12.16, with highlights of 2nd place bars and 5th place All-Around. Congratulations also to Farrah Chernov for winning medals on 4 events with highlights of 4th place vault and 9th place All-Around. Great job, girls!
...Shout out to our Marching Mustangs! Watch the first few minutes of the video to hear Gregg Lerner compliment their talents!
...Melissa Astarita (11) for breaking the school record (that she set) for All-Around with a score of 38.85 in a meet on 10.25.16.
...Our very own, Dr. Richard T. Malik, science teacher, was honored on October 25th for his service as a Chief Petty Officer in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. At the ceremony, Dr. Malik was presented the New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal and the New Jersey Desert Strom Medal.
...The September 2016 Student of the Month: Morgan Elstad (11) & Educator of the Month: Ms. Tsakiris
...2016 Homecoming Queen, Nia Jones and 2016 Mr. MHS, Shlomo Naucum! Homecoming Prince, Sam Kamras and Miss Congeniality, Danielle Spano!
...at the Future Business Leaders of America National Convention in Atlanta – Avni Patel placed 4th in the nation in Accounting I & Alan Shenkerman placed 4th in the nation in Accounting II. Nice work!
...The Gold Medal winners at the annual FCCLA National Leadership Conference over the summer in the Entrepreneurship event were seniors: Jennifer Han, Jennifer Franklin, & Neha Annigeri. Well Done!
...Congratulations to the boys and girls track and field team who recently competed at the Central Jersey Group IV State Championships. Nine team members advanced to the Group Championships beginning on 6/3/16: Kwaku Amponsah – 100; Julien Hill – 400 Hurdles; CJ Maree – 800; Danielle Spano – 100 & 200, 4x100; Giana Gomez – Long Jump; Antoinette Gyles – Shot Put; Labeeqa Khizir – 4x100; Lauren Newman – 4x100; Alicia Zhou – 4x100. Congrats and good luck!
...Nine (9) students from MHS’ Model Government team independently completed at the Central Jersey Model United Nations and Congress conference, hosted by Highland Park High School in May. Of the nine students competing, four (4) of the following students won individual honors: Seth Katz—Best Delegation (highest 1st place); Josh Levy—Outstanding Delegation (2nd place); Ledia Dobi—Outstanding Delegation (2nd Place); Devin Varela—Outstanding Delegation (2nd Place)
...In girl's lacrosse, junior, Jamie Gerringer entered the game with 97 goals in her career. On an eight meter shot she scored her 3rd goal of the game which gives her 100 in her career. For Jamie’s career she had 14 goals, 10 assists freshman yr, 48 goals, 10 assists sophomore yr, and 38 goals 4 assists this season for a total of 100 goals, 24 assists, 124 points. Jamie is the 3rd player in Marlboro school history to reach this milestone. In the same game, 1st home Christina James finished the game with 2 assists giving her 28 on the season. This is a new school record for assists on the season. 1st year varsity sophomore goalie Sam Meiskin finished yesterday’s game with a loss but on the season with 8 wins, 11 loses. The 8 wins is tie for most in a single season by a goalie. Sam also has made 163 saves this year for the Mustangs, which puts Sam in the top 30 in the state for saves by a goalie!!
...Congratulations to sophomore Gianna Gomez who The 2016 Spring Track & Field Shore Conference title in the long jump with a distance of 17 feet 11.25 inches. Gianna broke the longest standing school record, which stood for the last 29 years, of Lorelei Boggs who jumped 17 feet 9 inches.
...At the Basie Theatre, on May 18, students from around the county were recognized for excellence in theater arts. Congratulations are due to the students of the Marlboro High School Aida Orchestra on being presented with the award for Outstanding Student Orchestra in a Musical. Led by Mr. Dalton, the students of the award winning orchestra are: Jolie Wang, Serena Yau, Zach Grun, Shaun Lederman, Christian Cook, Brian Moon,Nicole Chen, Moriah Kam, Avani Muchhala, Elizabeth Pang, Peter Marchese, Eric Ginsberg, Aiden Moyer, Alex Rodenborn, Noah Schneider, Shivam Sheth, Raya Herrera, Michael Kao, Noah Lee, Jason Seto, Nicole King, Eric Schmalzried, Eric Chen, and Evan Choy. Congratulations to these fine musicians on the dedication, diligence, and sheer perseverance displayed. This is an accomplishment of which to be proud, and an award well deserved.
...The track & field team on their performances at the Monmouth County Relay Championships. Girls 4x100 County Champs: Alicia Zhou, Labeeqa Khizir, Lauren Newman & Danielle Spano. The same quartet placed 3rd in the 4x200. Girls LJ County Champs: Alicia Zhou and Gianna Gomez won by 1.5 inches and broke the school record. Girls Shot Put and 3x400IH finished 5th with Antoinette Gyles throwing an outdoor personal best in the Shot and teaming with Kaylee Maya. The 400 intermediate hurdle relay set the school record and the team was comprised of Briana Mullan, Anna Paziewska & Gabby Daum. The boys sprint medley team ran a season best and finished 2nd overall. The team was led by CJ Maree and Julien Hill. Joining them were Eddie McBurnie and Kwaku Amponsah.
...Macie Ditillo for getting her 100 hit in softball. She is only the second softball player at MRHS to achieve this milestone!
Marlboro High School’s Model Government team who participated in a four-day government simulation with high schools across New Jersey and beyond. Twenty-seven (27) students participated in Congressional and Senatorial committees, the Supreme Court, lobbying groups and current and historical cabinet “situation rooms.” For the third time in four years, Marlboro High School’s delegation was recognized as one of the top performers with the “Outstanding Delegation Award.” Fifteen of the twenty-seven students who participated over the weekend won individual honors: Best Delegate in an Advanced Committee (The highest individual honor): Amanda Vollaro (12) and Josh Levy (11)-----Outstanding Delegate in an Advanced Committee (2nd Place individual honor): Noah Genovese-Mester (12)-----Best Delegate in Committee (highest individual honor in a regular committee): Devin Varela (12) and Nadine Djailani (10)-----Outstanding Delegate in Committee (2nd place individual honor in a regular committee): Seth Katz—(11); Skylar Jaeger (10) and Chaiti Phanse(11)-----Most Improved: Aneketh Sarkar (11) and Ledia Dobi (11)-----Best Position Paper: Dean Dijour (12); Linda Sun (10); Yash Kamdar (10); Brian Moon (10); Preanka Pillai (9)
Thank you to all of the staff and students who participated in the many fundraisers that the MS for MS Club (Marlboro ‘Stangs for Multiple Sclerosis) held this year. With your help, we were able to donate $7,500 this year to the National MS Society, bringing our three year total to $18,500! This earned the Marlboro HS MS for MS Club a Top 4 position at the annual MS Walk in Belmar on April 17th. Thank you for your continued support!
Jessica Manzon (9) and Jacqueline Karlin (9) won first place in film for the NJ Protect Me with 3 competition. Hannah Lee (11) won 3rd place for the graphics portion of the competition. To view their entries, visit: http://protectmewith3.com/winners/
Four students received Honorable Mention in this year’s Moody’s Mega Math Challenge (under Mr. Nesi’s direction). They are Rhea Rijhsinghani, Alan Shenkerman, Andy Gao, Tyler Merzer.
Our Digital Media students, Ashley O'Conner (9) who won second place for her Landscape entry "Smokey River" at the PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA YOUTH SHOWCASE. Her work was also chosen as the Directors Choice for her "Railing in Blue" Architectural entry ( #10 and #41). Carly Cooper's (10) "Turning Wheel" entry was also chosen as a Judges Choice. (#40) Many of the students who submitted photo's will be sent to the National Photographic Society of America's National Competition. If you have a moment please check out the link to view all of the winning pieces: oceancountycameraclub.photoclubservices.com/default.asp
Brett Bookbinder (11), a three year student in the Technology Education department had his film Magic: The Community accepted to screen as part of the 12th season of the West Chester Film Festival!
Mr. Nesi and the Mega Math Challenge Team for being selected to advance to the second round of the Challenge! Only 174 of the 1,084 teams that submitted viable solution papers were selected to advance to the second round of judging. Good luck in the next round!
This year’s Caring Award recipient, sponsored by The Monmouth County Guidance Director Association, is senior, Emily Braisted. She was selected as a result of her exceptional caring/compassion to a cause, group or program during her high school career. Her various contributions that led to the nomination and selection can be viewed HERE. All award winners will be honored at a ceremony at Brookdale Community College on March 17th. To view all of the Monmouth County recipients and their video links, visit HERE.
Senior, Tyler Merzer was recently highlighted in the News Transcript for all his efforts in the creation and movement behind the club "My Hometown". For the news article, click HERE.
On February 22nd 42 students attended the DECA States competition at Cherry Hill. Each individual had to prepare a presentation in ten minutes and present it to a judge. Out of the 42 students 18 made it to be finalists. As finalists they had to prepare yet another 10 minute presentation for a new judge. The finalists were as follows: Bjaargava Arnala, Antara Nag-Chaudhuri, Soorya Das, Ralph DePalma, Nirvi Desai, Danielle DeVito, Alana Flores, Rachel Huang, Chaitanya Kadimisetty, Zachary Labkovski, Christy Lee, Rohan Parihk, Rhea Rijhsinghani, Alan Shenkermen, Lee Stern, Heather Torkel, Gavin Weimer and Evan Deng. Congratulations to the following as they qualified for Nationals which are being held this year in Nashville, Tennessee! Antara Nag-Chaudhuri, Alana Flores, Zachary Labkovski and Alan Shenkermen.
All students worked hard and tried their best at this competition. I am very proud of each and everyone of them.Dave Lunde won the NJNG Video Competition People’s Choice Award! Representatives from NJNG came today, 2.23.16, and awarded Dave with his prize, as well as a check to the school. Thank you for all of your support.Representing Marlboro Mustang Wrestling, Shane Mullan (12) placed 3rd and Mike Defaria (11) was crowned District Champion in the District 21 Wrestling Tournament on February 20th. Both advance to wrestling in the Region VI tournament in the hopes of earning their ticket to Atlantic City! Good Luck! Take a look at an close up of Mike at: http://shoresportsnetwork.com/marlboros-mike-defaria-howells-darby-diedrich-star-at-district-21-tournament/Congratulations to Mr. Uplinger and his We the People students for taking 2nd place in a statewide We the People competition run by the Center for Civic Education! In the competition, each school is composed of a six unit team. Each unit team presents a prepared statement to a panel of experts – Former Legislators, Justices, University Professors, Authors, etc. After the prepared statement, the members of unit teams must respond to questions from the panel. The process is called a mock legislative hearing. Although they didn't get the trip to Washington D.C. for the national competition, they still made us proud! Go Mustangs!
The members of the boys swim team for winning the A-north division title. The boys also placed 3rd overall this weekend at The Shore Conference Championships. Jimmy Rush placed 1st overall in the 100yd freestyle. Also, Senior James Rush finished first in the 50-yard freestyle race at the Monmouth County Swimming Championships. In 21.98 seconds, James became the fastest swimmer in Monmouth County! Congratulations James!
Congratulations to junior, Antoinette Gyles for her winning essay recently celebrated at the 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Breakfast hosted by the YMCA. Her essay focused on how she demonstrates social responsibility to improve the welfare of others and serve her community.
Kwaku Amponsah (junior) who won the 55 meter High Hurdle Championship at The Shore Conference Championships. Kwaku ran a career best time of 7.77 seconds. Also scoring points were Alicia Zhou in the pole vault, and Matt Linder in the High Jump.
The 2015-2016 Educator of the Year, Mrs. Angela Rivera (English Department) and the Educational Services Professional of the Year, Mr. Mark Bramble (Athletic Trainer). Proud that you are Mustangs! Thank you for all you do!
In Winter Track & Field, congratulations to junior Kwaku Amponsah who won the Monmouth County Championship in the 55 meter hurdles. Kwaku was also 5th in the 55 meter dash. Christy Handel (High Jump), Antoinette Gyles (Shot) CJ Maree (800) all medaled as well.
Congratulations to junior, Brett Bookbinder who recently won the Protect Me With 3+ Video contest! This video contest was designed to raise awareness about the importance of adolescent immunizations. His video can be viewed HERE.
The Winter Track & Field Team competed at The Spiked Shoe Holiday Festival meet in December. Junior, Matt Linder won the high jump and set a school record with a jump of 6' 6". Junior, Kwaku Amponsah was 2nd in the 55m high hurdles and the 55m dash. Junior, Danielle Spano finished 3rd in the 200m dash.
Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Marlboro HS Support Staff Member of the Year, Ms. Rose Cretella. Thank you for your dedication, committment, & care for the students of MHS!
Great job, Mustangs!