FRHSD incumbents take seats

By dave benjamin
Staff Writer

By dave benjamin
Staff Writer

Another term of service to the Freehold Regional High School District is in store for four Board of Education incumbents who were re-elected by voters on April 15.

The board held its annual reorganization meeting on April 28 at Colts Neck High School.

Kathie Lavin of Farmingdale, Terry Kraft of Howell, Bernice Hammer of Freehold Borough and Patricia Horvath of Manalapan were sworn back into office and will continue their service on the nine-member panel.

The other board members are Marlene Caruso of Freehold Township, Diana Cappiello of Englishtown, Ronald Lawson of Howell, Christopher Placitella of Colts Neck and Bonnie Rosenwald of Marlboro.

With a full compliment of board members seated at the dais, the board members re-elected Horvath president for the coming year and re-elected Caruso vice president.

Later in the meeting, Walter Brasch, of the firm Lipman, Selznick and Witkowski, was designated as the board auditor, and the firm of Schwartz Simon Edelstein Celso and Kessler was re-appointed as legal council to the board.

The board’s meeting calendar was approved after a lengthy discussion. Meetings will take place on May 5 in Englishtown; May 19 at Freehold Borough High School; June 9 at Colts Neck High School (adult high school graduation at 7 p.m. and meeting at 8 p.m.); June 23 in Englishtown; July 21 in Englishtown; Aug. 18 in Englishtown; Sept. 8 at Freehold Township High School; Sept. 22 in Englishtown; Oct. 13 at Freehold Township High School; Oct. 27 in Englishtown; Nov. 3 at Manalapan High School; Nov. 17 in Englishtown; Dec. 1 at Manalapan High School; Dec. 15 in Englishtown; Jan. 12, 2004 at Howell High School; Jan. 26 in Englishtown; Feb. 9 at Howell High School; Feb. 23 in Englishtown; March 1 and March 22 at Marlboro High School; April 12 in Englishtown; and April 26 at Colts Neck High School.

All meetings listed in Englishtown will take place at the FRHSD administration building on Pine Street.

Additional meetings may be scheduled throughout the year when required by the board.

In other board business on April 28, four Colts Neck High School students received medals for winning a winter track Group II state relay championship. The event was held on Jan. 18 at Princeton University

Receiving FRHSD championship medals from Superintendent of Schools James Wasser were student-athletes Dave Gaines, Andrew Leimbach, Zack Tedoff and Kevin Robinson. Jim Schlentz is the Cougars’ coach.

Additionally, on Feb. 2 Gaines won the 800-meter run in a series of winter track Group II competitions, also held at Princeton University.

Students from Howell attend the six schools in the Freehold Regional High School District.