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NAACP officials criticize school district’s response to racial incident at football game

by Sep 29, 2023
NAACP Eastern Long Island Branch representatives confronted Riverhead school officials at a school board meeting this week, complaining the district has failed to implement its diversity, equity and inclusion plan.

School district taxes will rise higher than budget projection, after court order reduces assessment of Route 58 hotel properties

by Sep 29, 2023
A successful tax grievance lawsuit by the owner of two route 58 hotels reduced the property tax obligations of the hotels and will increase the school district’s tax levy by more than half a million dollars.

Harlem Wizards will return to Riverhead this year

by Sep 27, 2023
After a three-year hiatus, the Harlem Wizards are returning to Riverhead this fall with a performance at Riverhead High School set for Nov. 9.

Swastikas drawn on desks at Riverhead High School, superintendent reports in letter

by Sep 23, 2023
Riverhead Central School District officials have opened an investigation this week into swastikas drawn on desks in a Riverhead High School classroom.

International art project ‘Pinwheels for Peace’ returns to Riverhead Charter School

by Sep 22, 2023
Riverhead Charter School third-graders made pinwheels for display outside the school as part of the international Pinwheels for Peace project.

Riverhead High School student in police custody after using pepper spray on another student

by Sep 8, 2023
A Riverhead High School student is in police custody this morning after using pepper spray on another student, according to the school district.

A new school year begins. Here’s some of what’s new in the Riverhead school district this year.

by Sep 7, 2023
Riverhead Central School District welcomed new and returning students back to school Wednesday. 

Elementary schools, Pulaski Street school will have later start and end times this year

by Aug 10, 2023
The Riverhead Central School District's elementary schools and Pulaski Street Intermediate school are set to start and end later in the day this school year in an effort to improve the efficiency of the district’s transportation department. The changes have some parents upset about disruptions they will cause to childcare arrangements.

Riverhead students and alumni present ‘Godspell’ this weekend

by Aug 1, 2023
Riverhead students and alumni will grace the stage this weekend to perform Godspell at Riverhead High School. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.

Palmer appointed president, Connelly VP, in school board’s first meeting of the new year 

by Jul 12, 2023
The Riverhead Board of Education appointed Trustee Colin Palmer president and Brian Connelly vice president for the 2023-24 school year during its organizational meeting last week.