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Riverhead NJROTC program starts school year without certified instructors, as district seeks to fill two vacancies following resignations

The program will continue with two temporary replacements working under the NJROTC area manager, a U.S. Navy spokesperson said. Riverhead's vacancies are among more than 200 current openings across the country.

High school seniors express frustration at last-minute scheduling conflicts, call for changes to scheduling system

"It feels as if I'm being punished for wanting to excel and take a rigorous course load my senior year." Two rising seniors at Riverhead High School expressed their frustration to the Board of Education about last-minute class scheduling conflicts, which they only learned about a week before school begins and that they say will impact their college application prospects.

New faces, new roles in Riverhead schools as the district welcomes back students this fall

New faces in leadership positions will be welcoming students back at three of the Riverhead School District's five school buildings on the first day of classes Tuesday. 

Riverhead Middle School welcomes new assistant principal

Colleen O’Hara comes to the district from the Hewlett-Woodmere Union Free School District, where she served as principal of Hewlett Elementary School for the past four years and assistant principal for five years before that.

A more ‘normal’ back to school? New COVID-19 guidelines lift mask mandates, ease quarantine rules

When school doors open and buses roll on Tuesday, students and teachers will be returning to classrooms in an environment that feels a lot more "normal" than at any time since the novel coronavirus struck New York, shuttering schools and business in the spring of 2020.

Riverhead school district rejects agreement with town for collection of $2.9 million from LIPA, for fear it will involve district in...

The Riverhead Central School District has rejected a proposed agreement from Riverhead Town in an effort to collect approximately $2.9 million in payments-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOTs) owed the school district for Long Island Power Authority properties for the 2021-2022 tax year.

Riverhead High School senior honored at Dellecave Awards

Riverhead High School senior Ava Sumwalt was honored at the 22nd Annual Butch Dellecave Awards held in Holbrook.

Riverhead school superintendent gets $32,500 boost in salary and benefits under contract amendment approved by school board last week

Tornatore's base pay rose from $235,000 to $250,000, a 6.38% increase. He also received a $2,500 increase in the district's contribution to a tax-deferred annuity and will be paid a $15,000 vehicle allowance.

Congratulations to the Class of 2022

Photo gallery from the Riverhead High School Class of 2022 graduation ceremonies June 24.

Pulaski Street School and East End Voter Coalition celebrate Juneteenth with annual essay contest

Pulaski Street School and the East End Voter Coalition celebrated Juneteenth Friday with a presentation of the winning essays in the annual Juneteenth essay contest.