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Riverhead Board of Education

Parents ask school district to help them in the fight against state-imposed vaccine mandate

A large group of parents went to the school board meeting this week to ask for the district's help in their battle against mandatory vaccination requirements that will prevent their unvaccinated children from attending school as of Sept. 17.

School board to hold closed-door meeting Wednesday to discuss ‘potential acquisition’ of undisclosed real property

The board will convene an executive session Wednesday morning to discuss "potential acquisition of real property" but school officials won't identify the real property being discussed.

Riverhead school district brings disciplinary charges against high school principal

Due to "confidentiality requirements," the district will not disclose the substance of the charges against the former principal accused of sending sexually explicit texts and partially nude photos of himself to a female student.

School board hires new principal for Aquebogue Elementary School

Islip Middle School assistant principal Bryan Miltenberg was appointed to the post by the board of education Tuesday night.

‘Outraged’ school board will ‘aggressively pursue’ case against principal, vows to cooperate with police investigation

The Riverhead Board of Education the first time publicly addressed a sex scandal involving the high school principal and a female student at their meeting Tuesday night.

Riverhead joins four other school districts to advocate for ‘fair share’ of state aid

State aid should take into account the district's increase in overall student population, its increase in ENL students, the increase we’ve experienced in terms of free- and reduced-lunch students and the fact that Riverhead is number one in New York State for migrant students, the school superintendent said Tuesday night.

In split vote, Riverhead board of education extends superintendent’s contract

Riverhead Schools Superintendent Dr. Aurelia Henriquez had her employment contract extended by the board of education Tuesday night over the objection of the board president and vice president.

School board members must put aside personal agendas and work with our superintendent

Personal agendas are getting in the way of good policy decisions for the children of our school district.

Former board president returns to post

Former school board president Dr. Susan Koukounas was elected to the post again Monday at the Riverhead Board of Education’s organizational meeting for the 2018-2019 school year.

Meet the people running for Riverhead school board this year

Voting takes place Tuesday, May 15. Here's a rundown of the seven people seeking election to the Riverhead Board of Education, where three seats are up for grabs.
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