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Phillips Avenue Elementary School

NFL lineman Ethan Greenidge, former Blue Waves football standout, teams up with Riverhead CAP on school supplies donation to his elementary...

by Nov 10, 2022
Phillips Avenue Elementary School received a donation of $4,000 worth of school supplies from Riverhead CAP this year, thanks to the generosity of CAP President Brian Stark and New Orleans Saints offensive lineman and former Riverhead Blue Waves football standout Ethan Greenidge.

Beloved principal bids farewell: Deb Rodgers retires after 12 years at Phillips Avenue

by Jun 23, 2022
Phillips Avenue Principal Debra Rodgers reflects on 12 years at the helm of the Riverside elementary school. The veteran educator is retiring this month.

Phillips Avenue students and parents rally to bring beloved security guard back after transfer

by Mar 9, 2022
Phillips Avenue Elementary School students and parents rallied at the Riverhead Board of Education meeting last night to call for the reassignment of a beloved school security guard to the school after he was transferred to another building.

New COVID case closes Phillips Avenue school until Nov. 30

by Nov 13, 2020
Another Riverhead elementary school will be closed until Nov. 30, following a new diagnosis of COVID-19 in a teacher, one day after the school district announced a student at the school had tested positive.

Meet Yucca, the furry new member of the Phillips Avenue family

by Mar 2, 2020
Phillips Avenue Elementary School has a popular new 'teacher,' a 3-year-old graduate of the Canine Companions for Independence.

Riverhead students step up to the Great Kindness Challenge

by Feb 1, 2020
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.

Phillips Avenue teacher is featured on actress Kristen Bell’s Instagram and school supplies pour in from all over U.S.

by Apr 8, 2019
Tonya Gonzalez's fourth-graders at Phillips Avenue Elementary School received a shock when they came to school one day last week. Their classroom was filled with shipping boxes.

‘Empty Bowls’ event helps stock a school food pantry’s shelves

by Feb 3, 2019
Students in the high school ceramics classes, the cooking club, the baking and pastry class and the photography club collaborate on the event, which raises funds for the Phillips Avenue Elementary School food pantry.

Riverhead students take on the Great Kindness Challenge

by Feb 1, 2018
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.

Second annual ‘Empty Bowls’ event to support Phillips food pantry set for Feb. 1

by Jan 24, 2018
The Empty Bowls Project run by students and staff of Riverhead High School is a novel way to benefit the Phillips Avenue School food pantry. Come pick out a beautiful bowl handmade by ceramics class students and fill it with your choice of homemade soup made by members of the cooking club. After the event, the bowl is yours to keep. All funds raised will be donated to the food pantry.