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Phillips Avenue Elementary School

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Phillips Avenue Elementary School is one of four K-4 elementary schools in the district. The school has 551 students. Phillips Avenue School 141 Phillips Avenue Riverhead, NY 11901Principal: Debra Rodgers, 631-369-6787 Visit the school's website.

Riverhead Peacemakers plan kindness initiatives

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Throughout the months of October and November, these Riverhead fourth-graders are visiting classrooms to read“The Juice Box Bully” to fellow students.

Phillips Avenue Elementary School celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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"Through this diversity, we feel that it enriches our students overall education in learning about others that are different than us and accepting those differences and honoring those differences,” Phillips Avenue Elementary School principal Debra Rodgers.

Riverhead Peacemakers Club earns national award

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Students in the Riverhead Central School District Peacemakers Club received a “United for Kindness” award from PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center May 22.

Fourth-graders work to reduce single-use plastics at Philips Avenue Elementary

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Fourth-graders at Philips Avenue Elementary School, inspired by a PBS documentary about the devastating effects of plastic on the environment, took action to reduce single-use plastic items in the school.

Fun while learning this summer at Phillips Avenue School

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For some school-age students in Riverhead, summer is also an opportunity to strengthen or develop new abilities, something that Riverhead Central School District is trying to foster by boosting students' skills through their summer extended school year program.

Riverhead students take on the Great Kindness Challenge

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Students at Riley Avenue, Roanake and Phillips Avenue Schools took part in the Great Kindness Challange, a weeklong event geared toward teaching them how to show kindness to friends, family and others.

Two local elementary schools adopt new ‘mindfulness curricula’

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Riverhead School District is adopting new curricula in two of the elementary schools to help students learn how to quiet their minds, relax, reduce stress, develop pro-social behaviors in order to be able to focus on their schoolwork.

Phillips Avenue Elementary School had a famous visitor Thursday: Goldie Hawn

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The Academy Award-winning actress' educational foundation created a program in use at the local school. She stopped in because of a classroom teacher's tweet about it, according to a school staffer. Photo: Riverhead Central School District/Facebook

Local children’s book illustrator visits Riverhead first graders in ENL summer program

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First-graders enrolled in a summer program for English as a New Language students had a visit from a local book illustrator who read them one of the books she has illustrated.

Roanoke student’s PEACEMAKERS anti-bullying initiative adopted by Phillips Ave.

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The group's message is important: “Speak up. Don’t be a bystander. Forgive others. Accept others for their differences. Include others. Seek help if you need it. We can make a difference.”
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