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Phillips Avenue Elementary School

School superintendent gets an earful of parent concerns about school choice

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At least a dozen people questioned Superintendent Nancy Carney at last night's school board meeting about the district's plan to allow Roanoke Avenue and Phillips Avenue students the option to transfer to Aquebogue School.

Duck hunters’ gunfire briefly causes scare and lockdown at elementary school

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The sound of gunshots triggered a precautionary lockdown at Phillips Avenue Elementary School this morning.

School board recap: auditors report, local assistance plans, qualifications for new teachers discussed

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Jill Sanders of Cullen & Danowski, LLP gave a presentation at Tuesday night's board of education meeting in which she stated that the firm...

Harlem Wizards wow students at Riverhead schools with basketball comedy performances

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Members of the star-studded basketball team put on a show for each of the Riverhead schools today, enrapturing their audiences with basketball tricks and encouraging students not to bully.

Phillips Avenue food pantry triples number of people assisted, Gershow Recycling donates $1,000

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Gershow Recycling donated $1,000 to the Phillips Avenue Elementary School food pantry, which has tripled the amount of people served since it started in late January.

Phillips Avenue School opens district’s first in-school food pantry, serves 71 people on first evening

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The pantry is a joint effort of the school and the Island Harvest food bank, serving a student population where more than 80 percent of the children are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch under federal guidelines.

Riverhead business buys hundreds of winter coats and boots for kids in need

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The owners of the Riverhead apartment complex named for the 18th century English theologian and founder of the Methodist church take his words to...
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