In an undated letter to board president Sue Koukounas, Ann Cotten-DeGrasse complained that “the BOE has acted contrary to New York State Education Law and the Open Meetings Law in appointments made outside of the regular BOE meetings.”
Dr. Aurelia L. Henriquez was hired to succeed Nancy Carney as superintendent of the Riverhead Central School District. The East Patchogue resident comes from the Brentwood school district, where she has served as an assistant superintendent for a decade.
Riverhead taxpayers today approved a $136,388,547 budget for the 2017-2018 academic year and elected Chris Dorr of Baiting Hollow, Greg Meyer of Calverton and Therese Zuhoski of Riverhead to the Riverhead school board.
A Snapchat video reportedly showing a sexual act between two students on Riverhead school grounds led high school security guards to detain 13 children for two hours in a classroom and confiscate their cell phones.