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Riverhead Central School District

School board recap: ‘swan song’ for meeting videographer volunteer

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Volunteer videographer Laurie Downs puts away her camera after 15 years; McKillop Field will be ready for graduation ceremonies, superintendent says; board discusses staff training for EpiPens, Family Community Life Center; parent complaints about home instruction.

‘I thought he was going to cry’: 8-year-old boy, allergic to all foods, is surprised with robot to help him go...

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In a colorful Aquebogue Elementary School classroom, fourth graders have broken into small clusters of desks to discuss a chapter from the book Matilda. “Gabriel,...
Joe Johnson, left, leaves courtroom following his arraignment May 18, 2012. (Photo: Emil Breitenbach Jr.)

Court upholds termination of former Phillips Avenue teacher, dismisses petition seeking reinstatement

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A lawsuit brought by former Phillips Avenue Elementary School teacher Joe Johnson seeking reinstatement to his job has been thrown out by a State Supreme Court judge.
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Opinion: New school transportation facility? Maybe, maybe not

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Many questions remain unanswered about the proposition on Tuesday's ballot authorizing the borrowing of $3.5 million to renovate an Edwards Avenue site for use as a new transportation facility.

Riverhead parents, student-athletes and coaches clamor for a level playing field — turf, that is

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To turf or not to turf? The last time this question came about was four years ago. Riverhead School District's budget vote had a separate...

Riverhead’s ‘bubble boy’: Fourth-grader at Aquebogue goes to school for first time in his life using an iPad

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Eight-year-old Gabriel can't eat any foods, or even be in a room that might have food products. But this year, for the first time in his life, he has been able to go to school - using FaceTime.

Former Riverhead elementary school teacher files $20 million federal lawsuit vs. district, trustees & administrators

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Former Riverhead elementary school teacher Joe Johnson has filed a $20 million federal lawsuit against the school district, its trustees and top administrators claiming he was discriminated against because of his race.
Team of RCSD teachers who did the Polar Plunge last weekend.

Riverhead teachers raise $5000 for Special Olympics in Polar Plunge

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Riverhead Central School District teachers, sponsored by friends and family, took the plunge into the chilly LI Sound to raise money for the Special Olympics.

Riverhead’s school shooting drill uncovers major procedural flaw

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Riverhead school's 'panic alarm' not reported to town police by alarm company for seven minutes after building principal pressed the button.
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