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Riverhead Central School District

Students voice concerns, new middle school assistant principal hired: school board wrap-up

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Students at Riverhead High School raised their concerns about the lack of after school bus transportation and the building’s overcrowded hallways to the Board of Education during its meeting yesterday.

School district settles student lawsuit over alleged ‘sexually inappropriate act’ by former principal and teacher

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The Riverhead school district has settled a lawsuit brought by the parent of a Pulaski Street School student who claimed she witnessed the school principal and a teacher engaged in “a sexually inappropriate act” in the school’s orchestra room in November 2019.

Dean of Students resigns, transportation contracts approved: school board wrap-up

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The Riverhead Board of Education last night accepted the resignation of its dean of students, Kenneth Coard, just a little more than a year after hiring him to fill the recently created administrative position.

Riverhead appoints new NJROTC senior instructor, adopts policy on teaching about controversial issues: Oct. 11 school board meeting

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Riverhead school board meeting of Oct. 11: new senior naval science instructor hired, policy on teaching about controversial issues approved, state school accountability update.

PFC Garfield M. Langhorn Day set aside to remember Riverhead Medal of Honor recipient

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The second Friday in the month of October will forever be remembered as PFC Garfield M. Langhorn Day, in honor of Riverhead Town's only Medal of Honor recipient, who sacrificed his own life to save wounded soldiers in the Vietnamese jungle in January 1969.

Developers planning Railroad Ave. revitalization project make their case for being ‘qualified and eligible’

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The joint master developers of the long anticipated revitalization project near the blighted Long Island Rail Road station area in Riverhead presented their financial and development qualifications last night in pursuit of an agreement to develop two multimillion dollar mixed-use buildings on municipal properties.

‘You have to go through our PR firm’: Words that should never come out of a public official’s mouth

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“You have to go through our PR firm.” The public might be surprised to learn how hard it can be for a reporter to get an interview with many public officials, who prefer to communicate by email or through intermediaries. It's a terrible trend. Here's why. Editorial.

New faces, new roles in Riverhead schools as the district welcomes back students this fall

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New faces in leadership positions will be welcoming students back at three of the Riverhead School District's five school buildings on the first day of classes Tuesday. 

Riverhead school district rejects agreement with town for collection of $2.9 million from LIPA, for fear it will involve district in...

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The Riverhead Central School District has rejected a proposed agreement from Riverhead Town in an effort to collect approximately $2.9 million in payments-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOTs) owed the school district for Long Island Power Authority properties for the 2021-2022 tax year.

Northwell Health volunteers delivering 483 backpacks filled with school supplies to Riverhead

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Northwell Health volunteers are delivering 483 backpacks filled with school supplies for students in the Riverhead Central School District this week ahead of the start of the school year next month.
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