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During coronavirus school closures, Riverhead teachers find creative ways to cheer up students stuck at home

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Local teachers have staged drive-by “parades,” rallied alumni to record videos on social media and conducted school-wide campaigns to create signs with messages of encouragement for local students stuck at home.

School board elections postponed by governor until ‘at least June 1’

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All school board, village board and library board elections scheduled to take place in New York in April or May have been postponed "until at least June 1," under an executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo yesterday.

Two more Riverhead school employees test positive for coronavirus, district will no longer report individual cases to parents

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Two more staff members at Riverhead Central School District have tested positive for COVID-19. One employee works at Riverhead Middle School; the other works at Pulaski Street School.

Riverhead school board to conduct ‘virtual’ meeting Tuesday afternoon

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Due to the COVID-19 quarantine requirements, the school board's meeting today will take place solely through virtual/electronic meeting capabilities.

Riverhead school district announces plans for meals, academic work during shutdown

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Grab and Go Meals will be available on a daily basis at all K-4 elementary schools from 11am to 1pm, beginning on Wednesday, March 18. Families from all grades levels are welcome to participate.

Coronavirus closures: Suffolk, Nassau counties close all schools for two weeks

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Suffolk and Nassau counties are shutting schools across Long Island for the next two weeks to slow the spread of coronavirus.

Riverhead schools closed Monday

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Riverhead Central School District will be closed Monday, March 16, the school district announced this morning. There are no known cases of coronavirus in the district but the district will remain closed as a precaution.

School board wrap: budget proposal part two, residency enforcement

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Here's what school officials plan to spend on instruction, security, transportation and facilities in the 2020-2021 school year.

Meet Riverhead High School’s Class of 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian

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Riverhead High School has announced the top two students of the Class of 2020: valedictorian Christina Yakaboski and salutatorian Zachary White.
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Riverhead voters overwhelmingly reject school construction bond propositions

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"Back to the drawing board:" Both school bond propositions failed by wide margins — with 69% and 73% casting "no" votes.
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