Tonight's home girls basketball game v. Telstar will be varsity only at 6:30
Master Plan Listening Session for Parents - Please plan on joining us in the high school library this Friday evening, at 5:15-6:15 pm, to provide us input for our Master Plan. Your input will strongly influence the future of our schools. Please make it a point to participate!
The girls basketball game v. Telstar will be varsity only on January 14th due to Telstar not having a JV team. Varsity will play at 6:30.
Tonight's home girls basketball game v. Wiscasset is varsity only beginning at 6:30.
The girls basketball game at Winthrop on Jan. 8th will be VARSITY ONLY. Game time 6:30.
Tonight's girls basketball game at Monmouth will be varsity only beginning at 6:30.
Winter Sports photos for the high school are today after school. If you would like to order but did not receive an order form you can go to lifetouchsports.com and enter the code LG229042X0
Friday's Boys Basketball game at Madison has been moved to a 5:30 JV and 7:00 Varsity start time.
The Girls basketball make-up game at Monmouth will be played on Monday, January 6th. 5:00 JV with varsity to follow.
The Boothbay High School Girls basketball game this Saturday v. Lisbon will be VARSITY ONLY and begin at 1:00 pm.
Tomorrow's (12/31) Girls Basketball Gold Rush game at Augusta has been canceled due to the weather.
Tonight's Girls Basketball game at Monmouth has been postponed due to weather. No make-up date has been determined at this point.
Girls Basketball game tonight (12/27) vs. Oak Hill will be varsity only. Game time 6:30 pm.
Due to low numbers, tonight's girls basketball game at Dirigo will be a VARSITY ONLY game. Game time is 6:30. Bus will now depart at 3:30.
Congratulations to Chloe Arsenault on being named one of only 11 players named to the Varsity Maine All-State Team!!! https://www.pressherald.com/2019/12/14/field-hockey-varsity-maine-2019-all-state-team/
AOS 98 Receives Maine Department of Education Approval to Offer Services as an Education Service Center. See the DOE website for more information: https://www.maine.gov/doe/schools/embrace/regional-service-center
Due to a leak in the gym, tonight's boys basketball game v. Winthrop has been postponed. Anticipated make-up date is Monday, December 16th provided we can get officials.
The boys basketball game on Saturday, December 14th will be played at 5:00 (JV) and 6:30 (Varsity). This is a change from the original game times of 1 and 2:30.
Please take a moment and vote for Hunter Crocker as the Fan's Star of the Season. Voting ends 12/15. https://www.facebook.com/events/3113141378715304/permalink/3113157698713672?sfns=mo
Due to illness, tonight's home girls game v. Mt. Abram will be varsity only at 6:30.
Due to illness, tonights girls basketball game at Mt. Valley will be varsity only at 6:30 pm. NO JV GAME.
Boys high school basketball has their season and home opener on Saturday, December 7th. This is varsity only and will begin at 6:00 pm.
Girls high school basketball being their season Friday, December 6th v. Hall-Dale. This is the home opener, JV will begin at 5:00 with varsity to follow (about 6:30).
National Honor Society Induction Ceremony at BRHS on December 5th at 6 pm. Please join us in honoring our high-achieving students.
Any sophomores who would like to order a class ring but were not able to attend the meeting with the Jostens rep today can pick up a packet in the main office. The rep. will be back on Friday to take orders. A $75 deposit would be required on Friday.
Mike Hefty from Jostens met with seniors today about ordering caps & gowns and other graduation items. If you were unable to attend, extra packets are available in the main office. All seniors need to turn in the cap & gown form on Friday during lunch.
Seahawk Nation magnets available at the high school or contact a boys basketball player. $6 each.
Surveys on extracurricular participation have been sent to students and parents. If you did not receive the link, or would like a paper version, please email me at email@example.com Thank you Dan Welch Principal BRHS
Please Check Out Our Fall Newsletter! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BUiGAyiTouJ_lnasnKvJneggv2z2laYu/view?usp=sharing
All after school activities at BRHS have been cancelled due to weather for 11/12/2019
Adult Education classes this evening have been cancelled due to weather.
Teacher in service Friday, November 8th. No school for students
Thank you to the Boothbay Region YMCA for allowing us to move our activity period session to your facilities on such short notice! We are so thankful for all our wonderful community partners! The Boothbay Region Rocks!!!!
A reminder that high school parent/teacher conferences are tomorrow, November 7th.
Parent/Teacher Conferences are being held this Thursday from 2:45-7:00. Please use this link to sign up online https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805044CA9AF2BA3FE3-brhs Please call 207-633-2421if you need any additional assistance.
Congrats to Will Perkins on becoming Boothbay Region High School’s first cross country state champion.
Interact Club will be going around town, specifically Kenny Field Drive, and trick-or-treating for cans and dried goods instead of candy for the benefit of the local food pantry.
A reminder that while Halloween is Thursday this week, students are required to follow the BRHS dress code. No hats, hoods or masks can be worn. Underwear should not be visible and clothing should cover the chest, midriff, back and mid-thigh appropriately. Clothing that depicts or in any way refers to, advertises, or promotes illegal drugs, alcohol or tobacco products, that has sexual implications, that promotes violence or illegal acts, or that is derogatory toward any group or individual is not allowed. All students on school grounds will wear shoes. Garments, chains, some chain-like necklaces and/or accessories that may be used as a weapon or perceived as gang member symbols, will not be allowed. Students who are in violation of the dress code will be asked to change their clothing or go home until a proper correction is made. Students who habitually violate the dress code will be assigned detention.
Dear Parents, As we evaluate the services in our community and school, we want your feedback to help guide our decisions. Please take a few moments to answer the questions in this survey from BRES/BRHS administration and our partners at Lincoln Health. The survey deadline is November 7th. THANK YOU! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/V93DXYR Thank for your time,Tricia
BRHS is now taking sign-ups forParent/Teacher Conferences being held November 7, 2019 2:45pm - 7:00pm. Use the link here to access the sign-up reservation options. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805044CA9AF2BA3FE3-brhs
Congratulations to Will Perkins on becoming the first regional boys cross country champion in school history.
Congratulations to our boys and girls cross country teams at the Southern Maine Regionals today. The boys are the 2019 regional runners-up.
The BRHS Open House has been rescheduled for 10/24, beginning with dinner at 5:00 in the cafeteria.
Ensure you know the procedures the individual schools follow on bad weather days. If you suspect school might have a delayed or closed for the day, check the school website if you have Internet access. Or use Instant Alert. The information is available in your school office.
Boothbay Region High School is looking for community service opportunities for our students to meet the graduation requirement of 20 hours. Please contact the high school at 633-2421if you opportunities available.
I had an opportunity to stop in the computer laboratory and see the incredible work that the students in Mr. Powell's and Mrs. Higgin's Computer Aided Design class are engaged in. I could not be prouder of the students and their teachers. This is the future and it is great!
October is National Stop Bullying Month. Follow this link if you want to learn more about what together we can do to keep our students safe from bullying. https://www.stopbullying.gov/
BRHS Open House is on October 17th. Free community dinner at 5:00. All are welcome!
A reminder of homecoming activities tonight. Parade will leave the parking lot across from the BBH town office at 5:30. Bonfire from 6 - 8 at the high school.
Due to poor field conditions, todays home field hockey game v. Mt. Valley has been postponed. No makeup date has been determined yet.
Due to the wet conditions and possibility of thunderstorms, the girls JV game has been canceled for tonight. No make-up date has been determined yet.
The National Honor Society would like to bring awareness to a new service project. They would like to collect new or used sports equipment for students who are unable to get the proper equipment to play a sport. They are going to be collecting equipment at the high school, but elementary students will still have access to the equipment if needed. Please bring in sports equipment in good condition to the high school, in hopes that students who would like to play sports are given the opportunity.
An admissions representative from the College of the Atlantic will be visiting BRHS tomorrow, FRIDAY, Sept. 27th at 11:30 in room 204.Students DO NOT NEED TO PRE-REGISTER. Please make arrangements with your teachers if you are missing class time. Students in all grades may attend
BRHS College Bound An admissions rep from Husson University will visit BRHS tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 27th at 1:45pm (during CORE) in room 204. Students in ALL GRADES are encouraged to attend to find out about all of the amazing programs this school has to offer!
Maine DOE Commissioner Looking for Students to Serve on an Advisory Cabinet - Click here for more info: https://mainedoenews.net/category/news-views/press-releases/
Field hockey 5-0 over Telstar
Boothbay football wins home opener 46-30
There is a Financial Aid informational meeting on September 26th at 5:30. Junior and senior students and parents are all invited to attend.
There will be a Project Graduation meeting on September 18th at 5:30 in the BRHS Auditorium. All senior students and parents are invited to attend.
Want to know whats happening at BRHS? Click this link http://bit.ly/brhsmastercalendar to see our full master calendar! You can bookmark it or add it to your own iCalendar.
Students, in a new class "Historical Inquiry and Field Research," channel their inner historian during a visit to Ovens Mouth Preserve while trying to identify the remains of an old dam utilized as part of the local ice harvesting industry. At its height over 600 area residents were employed by the industry.
The field hockey game at Telstar today has been postponed due to weather. A make-up has not been scheduled yet.
A great preseason cross-country article including BRHS student-athletes! https://www.timesrecord.com/articles/brunswick-2/high-school-xc-preview-running-into-the-fall-season/
Welcome Back! It was fun joining Principal Welch this morning welcoming his students back for the 2019-2020 academic year. Let's focus on making this the best school year ever. High school is a great time of life that should be cherished to the max. Best Wishes BRHS!
A reminder to BRHS students taking courses at Bath Regional Career and Technical Center, your programs will begin September 5th.
Today was a great day with the members of our freshmen class! Looking forward to seeing all BRHS students tomorrow morning!
CONGRATULATIONS DR. INGRID MERRILL - Boothbay High School foreign language teacher Ingrid Merrill recently earned her doctorate degree in French Literature. This is a tremendous accomplishment and indicative of the high caliber of teachers in our schools.
Boothbay Region Student Aid Fund (BRSAF) - Our students are very fortunate to have BRSAF, that for 50 years has been assisting BRHS graduates with money for their college education. If you would like to learn more or how you can donate online, check out www.brsaf.org.
Students should be receiving their schedules in the mail next week. Please call 207-633-2421 if you have any questions.
The Guidance Department will be open beginning on August 15th. Please call 207-633-2421 if you need to make an appointment.
ATTENTION PARENTS! Summer iPad collection is underway at BRHS. Please remind your student(s) that they need to turn in their iPad, charging block and cord when their schoolwork is complete. Any unreturned iPad will be locked on Thursday. Please help us clean, repair, update and prepare the devices for next year by turning them in.
Attention Graduates and Parents: Graduation practice attendance is MANDATORY. Any students that are not in attendance Wednesday AND Thursday will NOT be able to participate in graduation activities on Friday. Call Allan Crocker at the high school if you have any questions.
Healthy Lincoln County is looking for parents to complete a survey. Fill it out and you will have a chance to win a cash prize. https://www.facebook.com/HealthyLincolnCounty/photos/a.190467787824963/1034715073400226/?type=3&theater
Seniors are reminded of the Rotary Cookout this afternoon (May 30th) at 6:15 at the Rotary Hall. It is located at 66 Montgomery Road in Boothbay Harbor.
Today's baseball game v. Wiscasset has been postponed to 4:00 tomorrow (5/30) due to field conditions.
Congratulations to Will Perkins for being named the male mountain valley conference athlete of the meet yesterday during the conference track championship
CSD Voters Unanimously Passed the 2019-2020 School Budget. Thank you for your support!
Information for Taxpayers on 2019-2020 Boothbay/Boothbay Harbor Budget https://www.aos98schools.org/article/109897?org=bres
Boothbay Named in the Top 10 of Maine High Schools! https://www.boothbayregister.com/article/us-news-and-world-report-names-brhs-top-ten-school/117524?amgee-source=dh&utm_source=New+Boothbay+Register+List&utm_campaign=b7e82e9806-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_05_06_01_00&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_47696fb961-b7e82e9806-62145935
Tonight's girls lacrosse game at Erskine has been postponed to May 16th at 4:00.
Tonight's high school baseball game v. Madison has been postponed to May 14th at 4:00.
VAPING - Parents, this is a serious problem! Here is a resource to help you understand the problem and how you can help your child. http://healthylincolncounty.org/docs/What-You-Need-to-Know-and-How-to-Talk-to-Your-Kids-About-Vaping-Guide-Partnership-for-Drug-Free-Kids.pdf
The girls tennis match at Mt. Valley has been moved up to a 3:30 start time to try and avoid the rain. The team will leave at 12:30 and the match will begin as soon as both teams have warmed up.
Tonight's baseball game at Oak Hill has been postponed to May 7th
Tonights girls lacrosse game has been postponed due to weather. The tentative make-up date is May 7th at 4:00
The University of Maine, Augusta, is hosting a computer science opportunity for girls ages 13 – 18, May 18, 2019 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at University of Maine at Augusta, 46 University Drive, Augusta ME This event, in partnership with Cisco, will have participants building robots, coding with Raspberry Pi, and mentoring. This is a free, all‐day event, with lunch & drinks included! Please RSVP by May 15, 2019 at CISCO Girls Power Tech https://www.uma.edu/…/cybe…/overview/cisco-girls-power-tech/
The girls tennis match v. Hall-Dale will be played at the YMCA beginning at 5:00. The boys tennis match at Hall-Dale has been postponed. No make-up date has been scheduled yet.
College Admissions Panel TUESDAY, April 30th, 5:30-7:00pm BRHS Library Any interested students and parents, regardless of grade level, are invited Admissions representatives from several schools here in Maine will form a panel. Representatives will give a brief description of their respective schools and then will speak about what the admissions requirements are and how each school differs.
Boothbay wins again!! Kylie Brown, has been named 1st place winner of the 2019 Maine DNA Day essay contest, sponsored by Teaching the Genome Generation and The Jackson Laboratory. According to a Jackson Lab spokesperson, Kylie submitted an outstanding discussion and defense of arguments for and against the release of a Huntington’s Disease genetic diagnosis. We are delighted to award Kylie a cash prize for her winning essay. We are so proud of you Kylie!! Thank YOU Ms. Hersom for making this opportunity available to our students and supporting their involvement!
Tonights BRHS baseball game @ Lisbon has been postponed to April 27, 9:00 am start. The game will be played at Kent's Hill on the turf.
Something AMAZING happened today... Blake Erhard & Lilly Harris won their division at the Maine State Science Fair! We are over the moon proud! More details & accolades to come but had to get the news out...
The Boothbay Region Has Tremendous Resources If You Need Assistance. Check Them Out Here: https://www.boothbayresources.org
Some impressive artistic and technical skills being developed in Mr. Powell's Engineering class. Here are two examples by Jamie Major (castle) and Lauren Barclay (black and white building). If you know the Rhino drawing program, the intricacy of these drawings will not be lost on you. Incredible detail, layering and shading went into these pieces. Fantastic ladies!
Boothbay boys with a big win over Lisbon
Boys Basketball home opener tonight v. Lisbon. JV game at 5:30 with varsity to follow.
Any past graduates or community members wanting to enroll in a postsecondary institution can contact Mrs. Johnson for any assistance with the process. Our team is here to help! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to set up an appointment.
We Never Refuse a Student Lunch! There is a rumor circulating that we won't serve a child lunch if they owe the school money for lunches. That is false! No student is ever denied lunch. We do though expect parents to pay for the meals their children eat. They are not free.
Any sophomore that is interested in ordering a class ring but was not at the meeting can pick up a packet in the main office.
BRHS Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Monday, November 19th. Please use the link below to sign up. https://goo.gl/forms/Ixv47JJjxoCGKFkT2 Please contact our main office at 207-633-2421 if you need any assistance.
Check out our BRHS bloggers! Ms. Hammond's grade 9 Digital Literacy students have created lots of great pieces of writing. Click on the link to take a moment to read through a few and leave some feedback! https://kidblog.org/class/digital-literacy-2018/posts
A huge thank you to The First National Bank and to The Community Center for the generous donations to our food closet. We are so fortunate for the support of such wonderful community partners!
Exciting to see Mr. Gorey's students engaged in mock debates representing Maine's candidates for state and local government. It was a superb way to challenge his students to think critically, practice public speaking skills, and engage in the issues. 21st learning at its best!
Nine BRHS students were guests of the Boothbay Region Rotary International. Most of these students were either considering or already students at the VoTech in Bath. The Rotary honored those students for being the next generation of workers in the trades in our state.
Rise in Number of Students Nationally Taking the SAT. In 2017, 1.7 million students took the assessment. In 2018, 2.14 million students have taken it. Average score is 531 in math and 536 in writing and reading. Look at Khan Academy if you need help to raise your scores.
21st Century Learning in Action. I peered in a classroom and saw Faith Blethen, and Gifted and Talented teacher Emily Higgins, learn "coding" through a Mass Online College Course from Harvard. Doesn't get more 21st Century than that! Dr. Laser
Both boys and girls XC teams won the sportsmanship award today.
Congrats XC boys on a 5th place class c state finish
Will Perkins top boy finisher with a 6th place finish
Faith and Glory Blethen finish 3rd and 6th . Waiting on girls team results
Boothbay boys XC finished 3rd in southern Maine regionals
Friday Fun...Jamie laBrecque can solve a rubix cube in under a 1:40. Watch & see! https://vimeo.com/296056858
The high school gifted and talented program visited the FARMS kitchen at the CLC Y on Thursday morning. Students prepared, cooked, plated, and ate a meal made from locally grown foods. The goal of team-building and community growth were achieved! Students suggested for their next visit bringing elementary students to grow relationships across the schools.
5-1 Winthrop. Final score
5-1 Chloe goal
4-0 Winthrop. 14 minutes left. Girls are giving a great effort
2-0 Winthrop at the half
Charles Hall Acton, "Hall", from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, visited the Honors Freshman Science class at the end of September. He talked about the path that got him to NASA as well as technology he helped develop to track asteroids as they come close to Earth. Hall also brought in a sample of material used to collect space dust. Hall visits the area from California each fall and we hope to have him back again next year! https://eyes.nasa.gov/
A reminder of the field hockey playoff tonight v. Winthrop. The game is going to be played at Lewiston High School on the turf and begins at 7:00.
A reminder, free flu shots for all students on October 18th. Permission slips need to be handed in ahead of time. Forms are in the main office.
The Boothbay MVC All-Conference XC Runners: 1st Team: Will Perkins, Fox Elder, Graham Harris, Faith Blethen, Glory Blethen. 2nd Team: Grace Campbell. Honorable Mention: Mason Erhard, Ryan Russell, Blake Erhard. Faith Blethen was also named girls runner of the year.
Congrats to the girls XC team who were MVC runners up. Faith Blethen won her 3rd individual championship in 4 years and Glory Blethen was the MVC runner up.
Congrats to the boys cross country team winning the MVC championship. I am pretty sure this is an mvc record for most consecutive championships and ties the most overall championships by one school
18-16 final. Boothbay wins
18-16 Boothbay. 6 minutes to go
16-12 Camden. 8 minutes left in the 4th
16-6 Camden. 43 seconds left in the 3rd
Correction 8-6 Camden
6-0 at the half
Football game has begun. 6-0 Boothbay is up
Still tied 1-1 at the half
1-1 on a Regan Cola goal
1-0 Winthrop. 16 minutes left in the first half
Final home girls soccer game is about to begin. Thank you to our seniors Amber, Olivia, Reagan and Hannah
Free flu clinic for all students on October 18th. Permission forms must be turned in by October 15th. Please call our main office at 207-633-2421 with any questions.
Due to tomorrow's forecast we will be cancelling the bonfire and parade. We are working to reschedule.
6-0. Another Chloe goal
3rd goal from Chloe. 5-0 Boothbay
4-0 on Chloe’s 2nd goal
3-0 Boothbay. Courtney Meader goal
2-0 Boothbay at the half
2-0 Boothbay. Lexi lane goal off a Courtney Meader assist
1-0 Boothbay on a Chloe Arsenault goal
Field hockey game has begun. Congrats to seniors Lexi, Riley and Maddy
1-0 Winthrop. 12 minutes left in the first half
Field hockey game is going
The girls soccer game at Spruce Mountain, originally to be played on October 10th at 3:30, has been rescheduled to October 9th at 4:00 pm.
4-1 Mt Abram on a PK
3-1 Mt. Abram
Still 2-1 Mt. Abram at the half
2-1 Mt Abram
Tied up 1-1
Girls soccer v. Mt. Abram in 15 minutes
The make-up field hockey game v. Winthrop will be on Saturday, October 6th at 3:00
A reminder about fall high school sports photos after school tomorrow. If you would like to order online, go to lifetouchsports.com and enter the Picture Day ID LG228018X0
The girls soccer game at Monmouth has been postponed due to weather. It will be played tomorrow, October 3rd, at 4:30
Sports picture day is on October 3rd. Please stop by the main office to get an order form if you have not received one already.
The Field Hockey game v. Winthrop tonight has been postponed due to weather.
Boothbay football wins 32-0
Mike hollowell 40 yard rushing touchdown. 34-0 Boothbay
2 point conversion good on a run by Hunter. 26-0 in the third
Defensive touchdown by Boothbay. 24-0
Nick Morley with a touchdown catch. 18-0 Boothbay. 1 minute to the half
Mike Hollowell made a great touchdown catch. Boothbay up 12-0
6-0 end of the first quarter
6-0 Boothbay. Rushing touchdown by Hunter Crocker
Football game has begun. Friday night lights at BRHS
Tied 4-4. Another Reagan goal. 3:30 left in regulation
4-3 Lisbon. 15 minutes left
3-3 game....Hannah Cola scores on penalty kick
Boothbay girls down 3-2 at the half
Reagan Cola ties it up 2-2
Lisbon up 2-1
Tied 1-1. Thirty minutes left in the 1st half
Boothbay girls up 1-0, Reagan Cola goal
A reminder of the girls soccer game tonight at home v. Lisbon, 3:30 start, and the home football game v. Sacopee Valley at 7:00.
Both girls soccer at Hall-Dale and the field hockey game at Dirigo are still being played. The girls soccer bus will leave between 2:15 and 2:30 (as soon as a bus returns from the afternoon run), which will delay the start of the game.
BRHS Open House tomorrow night. Free spaghetti dinner at 5:30 in the cafeteria. We hope to see you there!
Project Graduation meeting tonight at 5:15.
4-1 Boothbay field hockey wins
4-1 Boothbay. 15 minutes left
3-1. Boothbay leads with 20 minutes left
Chloe with the hat trick. Boothbay 3, Lisbon 0
2-0 Boothbay. Arsenault with another goal
Boothbay field hockey up 1-0 on Chloe Arsenault goal
Field hockey game has started
Seahawk field hockey home game tonight v. Lisbon. 4:00 start NOT 3:30
Boothbay Football wins at home
Incredible 15-12 win on a last second touchdown
Still 9-6 after 3
Boothbay 9 John Bapst 6 at the half
Boothbay 0 John Bapst 6 end of 1st
Girls soccer won 2-1
Field hockey at Spruce Mountain for a 4:00 game
Girls home soccer game tonight v. Carrabec with the home football game to follow at 7:00 v. John Bapst
Congrats to the girls soccer team with their 4th win of the year, defeating Wiscasset 3-1 under the lights
Boothbay girls finish 2nd...Faith and Glory Blethen finish first and second
Boothbay boys XC finished 2nd behind Lisbon
Girls soccer at Wiscasset on 9/19 is a 7:00 p.m. start.
Congrats to the Seahawk field hockey team for their 8-3 win over Hall-Dale
Reminder: Financial Aid Night with our Guidance Department at 5:30 tomorrow night.
Boothbay Region High School Open House Thursday, September 27th. A free dinner for students, parents, and teachers at 5:30. Come have a meal and meet our outstanding faculty.
Congratulations to Lilley Harris for being named a National Merit Semi-Finalist!
Correction... Senior Financial Aid Nights is Thursday, September 18th at 5:30 in the library. Thursday, October 11th is our FAFSA filing lab. Parents will be receiving a packet in the mail soon.
There will be a Project Graduation meeting on Wednesday, September 12th at 5:15 in the high school auditorium. Members of the class of 2019 and their parents are encouraged to attend.
BRHS Learners Aim HIgh! Check out our 2017-2018 Student Profile Here https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/198606/School_Profile_17-18.pdf
BRHS Students - Hopefully, everyone is taking advantage of their FREE memberships at the YMCA courtesy of a generous benefactor. As a famous advertisement says: GO FOR IT!