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Riverhead Central School District

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Riverhead schools offer teachers retirement incentive in effort to replace high-salary educators

Riverhead Central School District is giving its highest-paid teachers a better reason to retire with a new retirement incentive package that will yield the district at least $1.5 million in savings next year.

Riverhead school board Nov. 10: Meeting wrap-up, full meeting video

Riverhead High School principal Dr. Charles Regan pitched seven new high school course offerings at the Riverhead Board of Education meeting Tuesday.

Mother of student hurt in bus incident, complaining of district response, demands answers from school board

Susan Tocci's frustration only grew worse after confronting the school board Tuesday night about the district's investigation into her 10-year-old child's concussion and whiplash injuries while on board a school bus — and how her requests for information about the incident have gone unanswered.

Student injured in Riverhead school bus mishap Tuesday; angry parents demand answers from school district

Susan Tocci, mother of the injured student, said the school district never informed her that her daughter’s bus had nearly been in a car accident, nor that her daughter had been injured as a result.

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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.