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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 Club earns national award

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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.

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.”

Elementary students given option to transfer to Aquebogue as Riverhead schools labeled ‘focus schools’ by state

Almost every Riverhead public school has been identified as a “focus school” this coming school year due to low academic performance on state tests by certain groups of students last year.

Riverhead schoolchildren raise over $4,600 for new school in Kenya

In addition to performing kind acts in their school and community, students from Aquebogue, Phillips Avenue, Riley Avenue and Roanoke Avenue schools and Riverhead Middle School, participated in the Kind Coins for Kenya challenge.
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