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Riverhead High School welcomes the Class of 2021

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More than 400 incoming freshmen and their parents attended the high school orientation program yesterday, where they met teachers, advisers, guidance counselors and administrators.

The end of an era: Riverhead Schools Superintendent Nancy Carney retires

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This week marks the official changing of the guard in the Riverhad Central School District’s superintendent’s office.

Eighty percent of Riverhead students who took Common Core assessment tests failed to meet proficiency standards in ’17

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The Riverhead school district trailed the state average by a wide margin in the controversial assessment tests. About 42 percent of eligible students refused to take the tests this spring.

School district transportation department moves into new facility in Calverton

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The school district's transportation department has moved into new quarters on Edwards Avenue. Here's a first look inside.

New board members sworn in, two administrators appointed at tense meeting Tuesday night

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Appointments to two top administrative positions last night drew searing criticism from former board member Lori Hulse, who said the new director of fine arts was not qualified for the position and should have been chosen from within Riverhead school district.

Riverhead cop, Flanders civic leader to be sworn in as school board members at tonight’s meeting

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Riverhead Police Officer Byron Perez and Flanders Riverside Northampton Community Association president Ron Fisher will be sworn in tonight as trustees of the Riverhead Central School District, filling the vacancies created by the resignation of two board members in June.

Local children’s book illustrator visits Riverhead first graders in ENL summer program

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First-graders enrolled in a summer program for English as a New Language students had a visit from a local book illustrator who read them one of the books she has illustrated.

School board vacancies will be filled by appointment, not special election

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The Riverhead Board of Education is asking district residents to submit letters of interest in being appointed to the two board seats for the upcoming school year.

Riverhead school board sets special meeting to discuss filling vacancies

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The special board meeting will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the Riverhead High School auditorium.

Should former candidates Thompson and Fischer be appointed to fill two school board vacancies? Residents speak out

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Yolanda Thompson and Greg Fischer finished fourth and fifth in the five-way race for three school board seats in May. With two unexpected vacancies to be fill, should the board appoint them to the open spots? There was animated discussion of the topic at last night's meeting.