Board of Education
The Riverhead Board of Education voted unanimously tonight to fund spring interscholastic sports, music and high school clubs. The cost of the reinstated programs will be paid out of the 2020-2021 budget line for health insurance expenses, after health insurance costs proved to be lower than the amount budgeted.
More schools in Riverhead temporarily move to remote-only instruction after 13 new COVID cases reported
Riverhead High School and Riley Avenue Elementary School will move to remote-only instruction beginning Tuesday, following onsite COVID-19 testing conducted in the school district today,
A COVID testing site in the Riverhead Central School District tested more than 150 people today — all of them negative as of 3:30 this afternoon.
Two Riverhead High School students, one Aquebogue Elementary School student and one Riley Avenue School student have tested positive for COVID-19, Interim Superintendent Christine Tona said in a letter to the school community tonight.
The Riverhead school district is working with Suffolk County to begin a voluntary, in-school COVID-19 testing program to test approximately 20% of the school population — staff, students, and faculty — over a two-week period, beginning Friday.
Riverhead elementary school students will not be back in school five days a week until Jan. 11, officials announced, after several new COVID-19 infections were reported in multiple Riverhead schools this evening. Pulaski Street School will also be closed to in-person instruction through Nov. 30.
Riverhead Central School District
The live Parent University sessions will focus on technology topics such as navigating the Seesaw platform, digital resources for learning, managing virtual learning through Clever, navigating Google Classroom and social-emotional learning resources.
Pulaski Street School will be closed tomorrow because three teachers there have tested positive for COVID-19, the school district announced.
Another Riverhead elementary school will be closed until Nov. 30, following a new diagnosis of COVID-19 in a teacher, one day after the school district announced a student at the school had tested positive.
Student tests positive at Riverhead elementary school, as uptick in COVID infections and hospitalizations continues
A student at Phillips Avenue Elementary School has been confirmed positive for the coronavirus, as the virus continues to surge on Long Island and across the state.