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School bus driver who saved choking student is honored by board of education

Quick-thinking school bus driver Martin Doelger saved a choking sixth-grader on his bus May 10.

School board meeting, budget hearing set for Tuesday, following week of scandal

After a sex scandal involving the high school principal and a student rocked the community, the school board meets Tuesday night.

Four vie for two seats on school board

Two newcomers are looking to unseat two incumbent school board members Laurie Downs and Elizabeth Silva in this year’s election.

Riverhead school board adopts $144.4 million operating budget for 2019-2020 school year

The proposed $144.4 million operating budget million represents a 2.88 percent spending increase over the current year's budget.

Riverhead joins four other school districts to advocate for ‘fair share’ of state aid

State aid should take into account the district's increase in overall student population, its increase in ENL students, the increase we’ve experienced in terms of free- and reduced-lunch students and the fact that Riverhead is number one in New York State for migrant students, the school superintendent said Tuesday night.

Moms of Boy Scouts struck by alleged drunk driver ask for D.A.’s ‘Choices and Consequences’ program in Riverhead

The mother of the Wading River Boy Scout killed by an allegedly drunk driver in September and the mothers of two other boys injured in the crash are asking the school district to bring the Suffolk D.A.'s program to Riverhead this spring.

School district seeks community input on school safety with online survey

A 13-question online survey about school security and safety is open through April 1.

Riverhead Central School District honors local heroes

The Riverhead Central School District honored two “Hometown Heroes” at its regular board meeting Jan. 22, 2019.

In split vote, Riverhead board of education extends superintendent’s contract

Riverhead Schools Superintendent Dr. Aurelia Henriquez had her employment contract extended by the board of education Tuesday night over the objection of the board president and vice president.

New middle school principal named

Dr. Stephen Hudson was appointed to the post last night by the Riverhead Board of Education.
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