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In their own words: Meet the 10 people running for Riverhead school board this year

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Learn about the people running for school board in this unique election and read their answers to eight questions posed by RiverheadLOCAL about the future of the school district and what they would do if elected.

Outgoing school board member looks back on 12-year tenure: ‘I have no regrets about anything’

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School board president Greg Meyer, who decided not to seek a fifth term of office this year, looks back on his time on the board and says he has mixed emotions about leaving.

Riverhead school board adopts $147.1 million proposed budget, schedules May 26 public hearing

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School board adopts $147.1 million proposed budget, sets May 26 public hearing. A 10th candidate was added to the ballot in the June 9 election.

Nine vie for three open school board seats in June 9 mail-in balloting

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There are nine candidates for three open seats on the Riverhead Board of Education — and board president Greg Meyer is not among them.

School board candidate nominations due Monday, virtual budget hearing set for May 26 ahead of June 9 vote

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Candidate nomination forms are due Monday, May 11 at 5 p.m. The school board is expected to vote to adopt a proposed budget on Tuesday, May 12. A virtual budget hearing will be held May 26. The budget vote and school board election will take place by mail on June 9.

Riverhead will hold virtual graduation ceremony for Class of 2020

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The Class of 2020's graduation ceremony will be virtual this year. Riverhead High School plans to stream a virtual graduation on June 26, with an in-person celebration tentatively planned for July.

Roanoke Avenue Elementary School principal elected to national post

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Principal Thomas Payton of Roanoke Avenue Elementary School was elected to be a director for the National Association of Elementary School Principals.

Drive-through tribute is planned for the Riverhead High School Class of 2020

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A drive-through tribute to the Riverhead High School Class of 2020 is being planned by the school district for Friday, May 22 at 3 p.m. at the high school.

School board election and budget vote will take place June 9, with all voting by mail

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An executive order signed yesterday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo set school elections for June 9 and directed all voting to be by mailed ballots. The order also eliminated the minimum signature requirements for school board candidates to qualify for the ballot.

Riley Avenue Elementary School art students draw coral reefs

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Third grade students from Riley Avenue Elementary School learned about coral reefs as part of their distance learning curriculum. Students in Beth...
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