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RIVERHEAD BOARD OF EDUCATION

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...

Farewell and thank you: Riverhead school board honors retiring staff

The Riverhead school board said goodbye last week to 11 longtime employees who retire as of today, the last day of the 2013-2014 school year. The Board of Education saluted the retirees with a coffe...
OTHER SCHOOL NEWS

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...

Photos: Riley goes red, white and blue for annual Flag...

Riley Avenue School was awash in red, white and blue yesterday during its annual second grade Flag Day Parade. Second graders decked in all manners of patriotic fare waved flags to cheering relatives as they marched several circuits aroun...

'Mural with a Message' in the works at Aquebogue Elementary

Aquebogue students in Maureen Ahern's art classes have been working with artist Joyce Raimondo to create a four-panel mural for their cafeteria that will reinforce and celebrate positive thoughts and behaviors. The first step in the process...
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 cadets graduate Leadership Academy, gear up for new year

One hundred and forty three Navy JROTC students from throughout New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, recently graduated on July 11, in ceremonies on Nimitz Field, Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport, and earned their silver aiguillette leadership shoulder cords. The cadets, divided into gold, black, blue and green platoons, honed their cadet leadership skills and learned abo...
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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