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School board looks to preserve varsity sports, music performances as it carves $2.3 million out of budget

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Riverhead school officials are wrestling with ways to cut $2.3 million from the proposed budget twice rejected by district voters this year — and still preserve varsity sports and high school music performances, even, perhaps, at the expense of some academic programs.

School board adopts contingent budget, shaving $2 million off proposal rejected by voters

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Contingency spending plan, said to be a stop-gap until revote on failed budget, cuts nearly $1M from athletics programs, makes steep cuts to music performances and clubs, electives, elementary literacy and more.

Nine vie for three open school board seats in June 9 mail-in balloting

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There are nine candidates for three open seats on the Riverhead Board of Education — and board president Greg Meyer is not among them.

School board to hold another series of public forums on facilities plans

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Board of education president Greg Meyer said the board would announce the new dates before Thanksgiving.

School district delays architects’ presentation on space and capital construction plans

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The presentation by Riverhead school district architects, originally set for Tuesday, Aug. 27, has been postponed to Sept. 10.

School officials look to ‘rebrand’ district with better communication, more transparency and improved results

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Riverhead's new school superintendent unveiled a series of short-term and long-term goals for the district, including 'getting the word out that we are a global learning community where children develop 21st century skills of leadership, integrity, creativity and community service.'

Riverhead cop, Flanders civic leader to be sworn in as school board members at tonight’s meeting

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Riverhead Police Officer Byron Perez and Flanders Riverside Northampton Community Association president Ron Fisher will be sworn in tonight as trustees of the Riverhead Central School District, filling the vacancies created by the resignation of two board members in June.

Six candidates running for three seats in Riverhead Board of Ed election, May 17

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Six candidates are vying for three open seats on the Riverhead Board of Education. The election will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Mother of student hurt in bus incident, complaining of district response, demands answers from school board

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Susan Tocci's frustration only grew worse after confronting the school board Tuesday night about the district's investigation into her 10-year-old child's concussion and whiplash injuries while on board a school bus — and how her requests for information about the incident have gone unanswered.

School board: 20 district retirees honored, concerns about medical emergency treatment on buses

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The school board honored 20 school district retirees last night and heard concerns from a school bus driver about the district's procedure for medical emergencies on buses.
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