A cast of 34 Lower School Students delivered on their promise to "delight and astonish all" as they presented "a marvelous, magical, delicious journey" to Willie Wonka's chocolate factory in the production of Charlie & The Chocolate Factory.
The Rumson Country Day School's Parent Council kicked off the holiday season by hosting the annual Book Fair in Skirkanich Commons in Riker Hall. Celebrating classics in literature, the event lasted for three days and began with Family Reading Night, featuring Storytime for Children. As a special treat, Mr. Small read Harold and the Purple Crayon, a 1955 children's classic.
Head for a Day came to a conclusion this year as the final recipients of the Head for a Day auction item (offered last spring at the 2013 RCDS Gatorbash) fulfilled their "Head for a Day" duties. For those interested this school year, the Head for a Day auction item will be offered again at the Gator Ball to be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014.
The Rumson Country Day School hosted its 25th Annual Forensics Festival that showcased the talents of over 100 students from six schools. Students competed for top honors in the categories of dramatic pairs, storytelling, and humorous interpretation of literature.