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

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.

Riverhead school board to conduct ‘virtual’ meeting Tuesday afternoon

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

School board wrap: budget proposal part two, residency enforcement

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

Riverhead voters overwhelmingly reject school construction bond propositions

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

School budget rollout begins, while state aid questions remain unanswered

Riverhead School district officials discussed the property tax levy cap and certain expenditures during their initial presentation of the 2020-2021 operating budget last week.

Riverhead Charter School wants to expand, but dozens object at contentious public hearing

Emotions ran high at a contentious public hearing Tuesday night on a proposed expansion by the Riverhead Charter School—which has submitted an application to the New York State Department of Education to revise its charter and increase its enrollment capacity from 787 to 1,037 students over the next two years.

Three additional community meetings set before school district’s Feb. 25 bond vote

The Riverhead school district will air its expansion plans at three additional community meetings before the Feb. 25 bond vote.

School board wrap: security technology update, meeting videos, social media etiquette and retirements

New technologies are quickly becoming essential tools for the Riverhead Central School District’s security plans, and so far, they seem to be...

School district seeks to combat misinformation on bond proposal in advance of Feb. 25 vote

School district officials are concerned that "misinformation" is confusing people about the capital bond proposal and turning them against it.

Voters will decide fate of school district’s capital plan in Feb. 25 election

Riverhead Central School District taxpayers will vote Feb. 25 on the district’s $97 million capital plan to expand and improve school facilities in an effort to address the needs of the growing student population.
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