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RIVERHEAD BOARD OF EDUCATION

Parents complain to board of ed about crowded school bus

Some Wading River residents are asking the Riverhead Board of Education to intervene to alleviate what they say is an unsafely overcrowded bus transporting students to Pulaski Street School and Riverh...

Administrators unveil Riverhead's plans to fix low high school graduation...

Riverhead school district officials say they are working to improve high school graduation rates, which Superintendent Nancy Carney calls "unacceptable": 74 percent for all students, well below the st...

Riverhead school board elects new president and new VP

(Updated: July 9) Riverhead school district officials rang in the new school year last night at Aquebogue Elementary School — a change in venue due to ongoing construction at the high school th...
OTHER SCHOOL NEWS

Riverhead school officials assessing response needed for new immigrant children

The Riverhead school district will need to hire additional ESL teachers — above and beyond the three new positions added to the budget this spring — to handle the increase in the number of students enrolled in Riverhead schools who...

Teachers, staff honored by Riverhead school district

The Riverhead Central School District recognized teachers and staff during the Superintendent's Conference Day to kick off the 2014-2015 school year earlier this month. Teachers recognized for 25 years of service: Mildred Nash, Sharon Mar...

Teachers union welcomes Riverhead's Class of 2027

Members of the Class of 2027 got a Blue Wave welcome Wednesday from the Riverhead Central Faculty Association. The teachers union hosted an ice cream social at Riverhead Free Library, where incoming kindergarteners had a chance to meet ne...

Learning to lead: local fifth grader takes trip to nation's...

Local fifth grader Madison Stromski recently attended the 2014 Envision Leadership National Youth Convention. The conference, according to their website, serves as an opportunity for students in grades 5 through 7 to "make new discoveries a...

Local third graders discover their 'inner Aussies'

Dressed in their versions of slouch hats and shorts, Wendy Finter's third grade class could be “from down under.”  The third grade class recently concluded their social studies unit on Australia. Their final celebration of what t...
RIVERHEAD MIDDLE SCHOOL

Riverhead Middle School students la...

Rainbows flooded the streets. More than 60 booths from local business and organizations set up camp in Heckscher Park. A...

Middle School musicians earn first ...

Riverhead Middle School musicians had a great showing at the Music in the Parks competition held at Lake Compounce in Co...

National Junior Honor Society induc...

The awards season at Riverhead Middle School begins with the National Jr. Honor Society Induction Ceremony. The National...
RIVERHEAD HIGH SCHOOL

Riverhead recognizes AP scholars

Forty-five students from Riverhead High School have been recognized as College Board AP Scholars for the 2013-2014 school year. Every fall, College Board releases the names of students who scored exceptionally well on its college-level "advanced placement" exams. "We are very proud of the growth that our students have shown in both taking and excelling on AP exams," said school district superi...
MCGANN-MERCY JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

"Plaza Suite" by Neil Simon to be performed at Mercy

McGann-Mercy is pleased to announce that several alumni members of the McGann-Mercy Theatre Company, as well as Mr. Kelly, McGann-Mercy teacher and faculty moderator/director/producer of the company, have joined forces to form the Trinity Theatre Company. Their first performance, in conjunction w...
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