Mr. Jeremy Braverman

Principal

 

Mr. Craig Chern

Mr. Oscar Diaz

Mrs. Michele England

 

Assistant Principals

 

Mr. Pete Meehan

S.E.C.A.

 

ACTIVTIES & SPORTS

HOWELL HIGH SCHOOL

WE ARE! HOWELL!

 

ACADEMIC CHALLENGE TEAM

Students compete in academic challenges throughout the school year. They

represent HHS at the Rutgers Bowl, Shore Academic Meet, B.R.I.T.E., and

Channel 12 Academic Challenge. Spots on the team are competitive.

Contact Mrs. Kinsely  akinsely@frhsd.com

 

ANIME CLUB

The Anime Club is designed for high school students to meet, discuss, show, and promote

anime in a local community setting and can also focus on broadening Japanese cultural understanding.

Contact Ms. Lewis jlewis@frhsd.com

 

ANYTOWN

This peer leadership group prepares student delegates to make decisions based

on an appreciation of the ethnic, racial, and religious diversity within New Jersey.

The five-day summer program, offered to select students here at HowellHigh School

is designed to provide a life changing experience for every delegate in which they

can break barriers, deal with biased behavior, and develop an Action Plan to

 increase tolerance in our school community.

Mr. Braverman's office every morning

Contact Mrs. Collins mcollins@frhsd.com or Mrs. Stevenson fstevenson@frhsd.com

 

ART CLUB

Art Club enables members to be creative and grow individually as an artist while beautifying the

school and community. The Art Club is open to all students at Howell High School.

Contact Ms. Greberis  cgreberis@frhsd.com  

 

BOOK CLUB

Members of this club will meet twice a month. School appropriate readings

will be chosen in order to discuss themes and specific aspects of the text.  Members will

 be able to strengthen their ability to evaluate and judge the quality of writing that is read.

Contact Mr. Reid  sreid@frhsd.com

 

BUSINESS ETHICS

In Business Ethics, a team of students are given a scenario in which ethics are absent.  The students focus on evaluating and resolving the situation.  The team presents their case to a panel of judges and competes with other schools in the district for the best possible solution.

Contact Mr. Buckner  jbuckner@frhsd.com  

 

C.A.R.E./C.A.R.E for KIDS

Caring Adolescent "Rebel" Enthusiasts

C.A.R.E. is a philanthropic club. It is Howell High's service organization offering support and assistanceto the ill and needy of our high school and community. Students will also visit children hospitals in the area to volunteer their time afterschool and assistin the hospital by interacting with children  who are ill. Visits to the hospital are coordinated by students on their own time and transportation is provided by a student's family.

Groups will meet periodically in school to discuss events and plan their visits.

Contact Mrs. Eccelston eeccelston@frhsd.com

 

CHEERLEADERS

Varsity Cheerleaders support the athletic teams by encouraging good sportsmanship and leading the fansin supportive involvement during athletic events. There is also a varsity competition team that is selected during the week of tryouts.

Contact Mrs. Markovitch dmarkovitch@frhsd.com

 

CHESS CLUB

Members of the club will develop thinking skills in the game of chess through reviewing

strategies with the students in order to foster logic and refine their anticipation skills.

Contact Mr. Reid sreid@frhsd.com 

 

CLASS COUNCIL-STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Elections are held in May and in September for Freshmen. Students plan and organize

events for individual classes including Homecoming, Junior and Senior proms.

Contact Mrs. McComb mmccomb@frhsd.com

 

COLOR GUARD

This program’s participants learn how to spin flags, rifles, and

sabers. Color Guard members perform as the Band Front

along with the Marching Rebel Band at all home and away football games. The

color guard also participates in the Band Competitions.

Mrs. McDermott KMcDermott@frhsd.com  or http://howellhsband.weebly.com/

 

COMIC BOOK CLUB

The Comic Book Club is made up of a small group of students who share the same interest and appreciation for comic books.

Contact Mr. Carbonaro mcarbonaro@frhsd.com

 

DANCE TEAM

The Dance Team performs at school events, for example: pep rallies, football games,

and basketball games.

Contact Ms. Petschenik lpetschenik@frhsd.com

 

DEBATE CLUB

The Debate Club offers an opportunity for students to see the world from new perspectives and conduct themselves both professionally and assertively.  Students will develop an understanding of opening, fact finding, rebuttal and closing arguments.

Contact Mr. Reid sreid@frhsd.com  

 

DRAMA CLUB

The Drama Club which produces a non-musical as well as a musical each year, is open to all students. Studentscan be part of the club as performers, technicians, and other crews, including publicity, ticket sales, costumes, etc.

M-F  after school in A117

Contact Mr. Kazakoff  skazakoff@frhsd.com

  

ECHO YEARBOOK

The Echo Yearbook staff gains valuable experience publishing Howell High School

in photos and copy. Hard-working, responsible, and dedicated people are needed.

After School in C216

Contact Mrs. Jones  ajones@frhsd.com 

 

FCCLA

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

The mission of FCCLA is to promote personal growth and leadership

development through family and consumer science education. Focusing on

the multiple roles of family members, wage earners, and community leaders,

members develop skills for life through character development, creative, and

critical thinking, interpersonal communications, practical knowledge, and

vocational preparation. Students have the opportunity to participate in after

school meetings, attend the fall leadership conference and the state

leadership conference, and to participate in a community service project.

Contact Mrs. Handy mhandy@frhsd.com

 

 

GAY/STRAIGHT ALLIANCE

  Our club’s central focus is to facilitate coalition building. This means we encourage all students regardless of sexual orientation, race, creed, or otherwise to join this club. In addition the club engages in supportive discussions on many related topics especially with those having to do with gender related issues. The club also seeks to advance the cause of inclusiveness through education of peers and providing an exchange of ideas, experiences and concerns.  Additionally, from time-to time we will meet with other clubs during the year to exchange ideas and share in activities. This is a fun group who always allows every voice to be heard and promotes good will and understanding.

Meeting every other Wednesday after school in C105

Contact Mrs. Mrazek smrazek@frhsd.com

 

INTERACT

Interact will be a club for students to “interact” with peers who have learning

disabilities. It is a great opportunity for people to get to know each other, get

students involved in extracurricular activities, and gain volunteer hours.

Contact Mrs. Hardaway lhardaway@frhsd.com

 

JAZZ BAND

The Howell HS Jazz Band is an auditioned ensemble that meets once a week

after school. Auditions are held after Thanksgiving and rehearsals are held

through May. Positions are available for trumpets, trombones, saxophones,

guitar, bass, piano, and drum set. All applicants must be able to read music

proficiently. A prerequisite is being a member of the music department.

Contact Mr. Limaldi alimaldi@frhsd.com

 

JSA

Junior State of America

JSA provides a platform for high school aged students with an interest in current events and political issues.  These students will have an opportunity to work cohesively and develop solutions to solve issues through debates, intellectually stimulating conversations and simulations. 

Contact Ms. Gratton agratton@frhsd.com

 

KEY CLUB

Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to provide service,build character and develop leadership skills.  This high school organization is sponsored by Kiwanis International and assists in carrying out its mission to serve the children of the world.  Key Club members perform acts of service in their communities, such as cleaning up parks, collecting clothing and organizing food drives.

Contact Mrs. Stevenson fstevenson@frhsd.com or Mrs. Adkins jadkins@frhsd.com

 

LAUREATE LITERARY MAGAZINE

A literary magazine celebrating the artists and writers of Howell High School,

this award winning magazine publishes high quality poetry, short stories,

artwork, and photography.

Contact Mrs. Gage-Dixon bgage-dixon@frhsd.com

 

LEAD FOR DIVERSITY formerly W.Y.C.D.

LFD is a student run group for discussion of social issues pertaining to the school and the community. The students discuss what they can do to make Howell High School an environment where every student has a voice and feels welcome.

Every other Thursday, after school in the Media Center

Contact Mrs. Collins mcollins@frhsd.com

 

MARCHING BAND

The Marching Rebel Band performs at all football games in addition to

entering USSBA competitions. Performances also include the Memorial Day

Parade and the Elks Parade in Wildwood, NJ. The band has also performed

at Board of Education meetings, the District Track meet and all pep rallies. No

experience is necessary-just a desire to be involved and plenty of school spirit.

Contact Mr. Limaldi  alimaldi@frhsd.com  http://howellhsband.weebly.com/

 

MATH LEAGUE

Students compete in academic challenges throughout the school year. They

represent HHS at several competitions throughout the Shore Conference.  Spots on the team are competitive.

Contact Mrs. Huy shuy@frhsd.com 

MOCK TRIAL

Howell's Mock Trial annually competes against other schools as part of a statewide tournament.  The team is given fictional court cases in which they must interpret evidence and take on roles as attorneys and witnesses.  They use their public speaking, debating and improvising skills to conduct trials against other schools in a real courthouse.

Contact Mr. McCarthy kmccarthy@frhsd.com

 

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

M. Pearle Button Chapter

The National Honor Society is a national organization that recognizes and

encourages scholarship, character, service, and leadership. A student must

have at least a 3.75 grade point average (G.P.A.) through grade 10, to be

considered for membership in the National Honor Society.

Contact Ms. Gregorakis agregorakis@frhsd.com  or Ms. Giannone kgiannone@frhsd.com  

 

NEXT2RECORDS

This activity is set up as a working record label to expose our students to

practical, non-performance-based careers in the music industry. The group is

structured as similarly as possible to a professional recording company. Some

examples of the different types of departments include A&R (scouting and

development),Talent, Publishing, Promotion, Accounting, "Legal," Art,

Graphics, Media Relations, and Marketing to name a few.

Contact Mr. Cantaffa jcantaffa@frhsd.com

 

PIT ORCHESTRA

Pit Orchestra is a selected ensemble which meets three days a week after

school starting in January. This orchestra performs for the Spring Musical

each year.

Contact Mr. Limaldi alimaldi@frhsd.com http://howellhsband.weebly.com/

  

PULSE INTERNATIONAL

This club was developed in order for students to share their cultures and

partake in monthly activities to celebrate the different cultures of our students.

Students organize monthly afternoon movie days and take part in a

culminating activity known as the Pulse International Show where all the

unique components of the different cultures are displayed.

Contact Mr. Sierra wsierra@frhsd.com

 

REBELATION

This is an all-female a cappella pop group that features current radio songs

and the unique sound of the female ensemble. Intense rehearsals and lots of

fun make this team great! Auditions are held in June for the following year.

Contact Mr. Cantaffa jcantaffa@frhsd.com

 

REBELETTES

This is an all-female Doo-op group that features

a unique sound of the female ensemble. Intense rehearsals and lots of

fun make this team great! Auditions are held in June for the following year.

Contact Mr. Cantaffa jcantaffa@frhsd.com

 

REBEL YELL

 Rebel Yell is an all star, mixed, a cappella vocal team that performs

songs from many styles of pop music. REBEL YELL makes appearances at

many school events on the HHS campus and is invited to perform at

a host off campus events per year. The team is selected by

audition in June for the following school year.

Contact  Mr. Cantaffa jcantaffa@frhsd.com

 

REBEL FILM ALLIANCE

Rebel Film Alliance is a group of movie enthusiast.  They meet regularly to analyze, discuss, and shoot their own films.

Contact Mr. Napolitano spolitano@frhsd.com

 

 

ROBOTICS

FIRST Tech Challenge Team! 

Do you want to become a member of the maker community? Join our FIRST Robotics Team!

FIRST challenges students to work as a team to build competition robots. We offer training in JAVA programming,

3D Computer Aided Design, Electrical and Mechanical engineering, teamwork, public speaking skills,

and technology. We work with professionals while doing most of the work ourselves practicing our

Science, Technology, Engineering, Artistic and Math (STEAM) skills. Competitions start in November

and last through February. We accept anyone who demonstrates a love for technology,

and we celebrate everyone’s unique talents. 

Contact Mr. Morgan rmorgan@frhsd.com  or Mrs Burns jburns@frhsd.com  

We meet every Tuesday and Thursday, after school in B107

 

 SADD

Students Against Destructive Decisions are

Students committed to an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug free lifestyle can

be involved in a number of activities including a cross-age education project

involving the elementary school districts.

1st Tuesday of the month in the cafe after school

Contact Mrs. Mussari cmussari@frhsd.com

 

SHAKESPEARE CLUB

The Shakespeare Club will allow students to share their true love of Shakespeare’s works that inspire the many talented students of Howell High School.  Students will have an opportunity to delve into many of Shakespeare’s plays and discuss phrases, wording and different interpretations behind the creative works of the Shakespearean era.

Contact Mrs. Gage-Dixon  bgage-dixon@frhsd.com

 

STEPPERS

The Step Team is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your drill, stepping and dance skills. The Howell Steppers

perform at various school events such as pep rallies, football games, and basketball games. Students with

school spirit and a desire for school involvement are all welcome.

Contact Mrs. Bollinger cbollinger@frhsd.com 

 

STUDENT COUNCIL

The purpose of the Student Council is to provide student leadership in

activities and address concerns on behalf of the student body. The student

body elects the officers and class representatives who work together to

promote school spirit and community service. Student Council coordinates

the Homecoming activities, including the annual parade and semi-formal.

They also sponsor Battle of the Classes, seasonal pep rallies, and class

volleyball tournaments. Among their community service activities are the

Holiday Giving Tree, the Thanksgiving food drive, and serving as student

guides at 8th Grade Orientation and Back to School Night.

Every other Wednesday as needed in C113 after school

Contact Mrs. McComb mmccomb@frhsd.com 

 

T.S.A.

Technology Student Association

TSA is devoted exclusively to the needs of technology students. As a member

of TSA, one has the opportunity to run for an elected office, assist in a

community project, explore career choices, receive recognition and prestige

through local, state, and national competitions, as well as expand their knowledge of

technology in today's world. We invite all technology students to become

involved with the #1 TSA high school chapter in New Jersey.

Every other Tuesday, after school in B109

Contact Mrs. Roses  sroses@frhsd.com  

 

  

 

SPORTS

AT HOWELL HIGH SCHOOL

 

 

 

 

 

 

FALL

Boys Cross Country

Girls Cross Country

Field Hockey

Football

Gymnastics

Boys Soccer

Girls Soccer

Girls Tennis

Girls Volleyball

 

WINTER

Boys Bowling

Girls Bowling

Boys Swimming

Girls Swimming

Boys Indoor Track

Girls Indoor Track

Boys Basketball

Girls Basketball

Ice Hockey

Wrestling

 

SPRING

Baseball

Golf

Boys Lacrosse

Girls Lacrosse

Boys Track

Girls Track

Softball

Boys Tennis

Boys Volleyball