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Riverhead High School students recognized for artwork

Six students from Riverhead High School were recognized for their artwork in the student exhibition center at the Parrish Art Museum in...

School board hires new assistant superintendent for finance and operations

The Riverhead school board in a 5-1 vote, with one member absent, appointed a new assistant superintendent for business Tuesday night, Rodney Asse. He will start in his new job July 1.

School board recap: new STEM director hired; parents ask district to omit Regents test scores from class averages

The Riverhead school district's new STEM director, Jeannine Campbell, will integrate a MakerSpace program in the district.

School district to hire former budget director at upstate school district cited for fiscal mismanagement during his tenure

Riverhead Superintendent Augustine Tornatore said the new assistant superintendent, whom Tornatore hired last year while at Liberty K-12 School District in Newburgh, “was not the top financial person“ in the Rochester City School District when it overspent its revenues by $42 million in 2018-19, leading to a state comptroller’s audit and the appointment of a state monitor. Rodney Asse did “a fantastic job” at Liberty as its business official, Tornatore said, and has “a good reputation.”

Riverhead Charter School granted expansion to grade 12, with 46% increase in enrollment limit over next five school years

Riverhead Charter School gained approval from the NYS Board of Regents Monday to expand to grade 12. The school also had its enrollment limit increased from 850 to 1,244 students over the next five school years.

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.

High school student receives LI Scholar Artist Award

Riverhead High School senior Riley Wendt was awarded the LI Scholar Artist Award. To be considered for the...