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Voters approve Riverhead school budget, re-elect incumbent trustees

Riverhead Central School District voters Tuesday approved the district's $169.7 million operating budget for the upcoming school year and re-elected incumbent trustees Laurie Downs and Matthew Wallace, who beat back a challenge by newcomer Andrew Nadeau.

The school budget vote is Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know.

Residents of the Riverhead Central School District will vote tomorrow on whether to adopt a $169.7 operating budget for the 2022-2023 school year during the annual budget vote tomorrow. 

Riverhead school board vote: Candidate Q&A

Riverhead Board of Education candidates Laurie Downs, Andrew Nadeau and Matthew Wallace each answered eight questions posed by RiverheadLOCAL about their goals and opinions on issues facing the school district today. Here are their responses, in their own words.

School budget hearing draws little comment, board candidates make pitches ahead of vote

The three school board candidates made pitches for election at Tuesday night's school board meeting, after a public hearing on the proposed budget that drew little public comment. The budget vote and board election take place May 17.

Two incumbents, one newcomer up for election to Riverhead school board this year

Incumbents Laurie Downs and Matthew Wallace and newcomer Andrew Nadeau, a 2007 Riverhead graduate, are vying for two open seats on the school board.

Beloved security chief Don Henderson remembered and honored by school board

Longtime, much beloved security officer Don Henderson was honored by the Riverhead Board of Education Tuesday night.

School board approves $169.7 million budget for upcoming school year; May 10 hearing set

The Riverhead Board of Education Tuesday night adopted a $169.7 million proposed operating budget for the 2022-2023 school year. The budget is a 6.5% spending increase over the current year's adopted budget, and requires a 1% real property tax levy increase, bringing the total tax levy to $105.6 million next year.

High school assistant principal appointed to new administrative position

Riverhead High School Assistant Principal William Galati was hired by the school district last night as executive director of secondary education, grants and student outcomes, a new administrative position. 

Riverhead school district administration proposes $170.6 million budget for next year, with a 1% tax levy increase

Riverhead school district's operating budget will increase to $170.6 million for the 2022-2023 school year, an increase of $11.1 million (7%) over the current year's adopted budget, if the plan proposed by the administration is adopted by the board of education and approved by district voters.

Riverhead school district will shuffle office spaces to add eight high school classrooms

Riverhead High School will soon gain eight classrooms, as the portable building next to the high school will revert to classroom use. The district will lease the building at 814 Harrison Avenue for its central administration offices and Pupil Personal Services will vacate the portable and move to the district's building at 700 Osborn Avenue.