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Riverhead Central School District

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.

Oyster Bay-East Norwich administrator tapped to lead Riverhead Middle School

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The Riverhead Board of Education at a special meeting last night appointed Joseph Pesqueira of Smithtown principal of the middle school, succeeding Stephen Hudson, who took the helm at Phillips Avenue Elementary School after the retirement of longtime principal Debra Rodgers.

Leadership shuffle on Riverhead school board: Connelly elected president, Downs shifts to VP

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The Riverhead Board of Education elected a new president at its organizational meeting for the 2022-2023 school year. Trustee Brian Connelly was named board president while immediate past-president Laurie Downs we elected vice president.

‘Equity in Education Plan’ adopted by Riverhead school board

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The Riverhead Board of Education adopted an ”Equity in Education Plan” at its board meeting last week aimed at implementing the state’s diversity, equity and inclusion framework within the district. 

Riverhead school board wrap-up: new lawyers, auditors, architects hired; retirees honored

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The Riverhead Board of Education hired new legal, auditing and architectural firms, honored retirees and made some personnel changes during its meeting Tuesday., the last scheduled meeting of the school year.

Board of Education adopts ‘Blueprint for Success,’ a new five-year improvement plan

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The Riverhead Central School District has a new five-year plan that identifies five goals: improving academic success, improving the district’s culture, engaging the community and families, enhancing social-emotional support and improving facilities.

School district forensic audit finds no evidence of financial misconduct, though business office was in ‘conflict’ under former administrator

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A forensic audit of Riverhead Central School District found no evidence of financial misconduct over the past 5 years, but found the environment in the district’s business office was one of "conflict" and “seeming discontent,” largely due to the number of responsibilities assumed by former Deputy Superintendent Sam Schneider.

School board hires new assistant superintendent for finance and operations

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The Riverhead school board in a 5-1 vote, with one member absent, appointed a new assistant superintendent for business Tuesday night, Rodney Asse. He will start in his new job July 1.
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