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Roanoke Avenue Elementary School

Roanoke Avenue Elementary School is one of four K-4 elementary schools in the district. It is located on Roanoke Avenue in the center of the Riverhead community. The school has 325 students. Roanoke Avenue School 549 Roanoke Avenue Riverhead, NY 11901 631-369-6813Thomas Payton, Principal Visit the school's website.

Roanoke Avenue Elementary School principal elected to national post

Principal Thomas Payton of Roanoke Avenue Elementary School was elected to be a director for the National Association of Elementary School Principals.

‘P.S. I Love You Day’ focuses kids on kindness, positivity and love

Kids throughout the Riverhead school district wore purple and spread positive messages in the hope of stopping bullying and preventing suicide.

Roanoke students send veterans their love for Valentine’s Day

SSgt. Christopher Clay of the 106th Rescue Wing, an Air Force veteran who served in the Middle East, visited with the student council at Roanoke Avenue Elementary School Monday and received a box of Valentines made by students for veterans.

Riverhead students step up to the Great Kindness Challenge

Students created cards for seniors at the Flanders Senior Center and collected “kind coins” as part of a fundraiser to build a school in Mexico, along with many other random acts of kindness during the Great Kindness Challenge this week.

Riverhead elementary students host annual toy drive for patients at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital

Second grade students at Riverhead's Roanoke Elementary School spread holiday cheer by giving toy donations to pediatric patients at Stony Brook Children's...

Riverhead Peacemakers plan kindness initiatives

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

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.

Roanoke Avenue Elementary students take part in a Poetry Jam

Second-grade students at Roanoke Avenue Elementary School put on a poetry jam for family and friends May 17.

Elementary school students design Valentines for veterans

Roanoke Avenue Elementary students designed more than 500 Valentine's Day cards for veterans of the 106th Rescue Wing in Westhampton Beach.

At Roanoke Avenue Elementary, lessons wrapped in hearts, stickers and doilies

It's not always easy to get elementary students to do writing assignments but when you wrap them up in fun, you can add in lifelong lessons on kindness, acceptance and compassion, too. That's what happened Thursday morning in Roanoke Avenue school's cafeteria.
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