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Riverhead Charter High School

Facing stiff opposition, Riverhead Charter School drops plans for Sound Avenue farmland

by Mar 19, 2024
The Riverhead Charter School is withdrawing its bid to buy the Sound Avenue acreage after stiff opposition and intense debate, including “direct attacks on our students,” affected charter school students’ “psychological safety,” according to Riverhead Charter School Board President David Edwards. The board’s “resolve to find a new space” for its growing school “stands firm,” he said.

Riverhead Charter School board president: We will look elsewhere to build new high school

by Mar 19, 2024
"Due to the direct attacks on our students, which have threatened their psychological safety, we are making the tough decision to withdraw our bid on Potato Acres."

Charter school advocates and opponents clash over expansion plans at Town Board meeting

by Feb 23, 2024
A standing-room-only crowd packed the Town Board meeting room Wednesday night to voice opinions opinion for and against the Riverhead Charter School’s plans for a new high school on Sound Avenue in Northville. 

Charge against teen accused of making threat against charter school is upgraded to felony

by Jan 13, 2024
The charge against a 14-year-old Calverton boy accused of making a threat against the Riverhead Charter High School on Jan. 3 has been upgraded to a felony after further investigation by Riverhead Police detectives and the FBI, police said.

Riverhead Charter School purchasing Northville properties for construction of new high school, athletic fields

by Dec 8, 2023
The Riverhead Charter School is purchasing 71-acres of property in Northville, setting the stage for the construction of a new high school building and athletic fields, according to the school’s superintendent.

Riverhead Charter School debuts new high school, as first graduating class begins junior year

by Sep 12, 2022
Last week marked a lot of firsts for the Riverhead Charter School. But the biggest firsts were happening on Sound Avenue — miles away from the school’s main campus on Middle Country Road in Calverton — where its high school students started their classes in the newly renovated old Northville schoolhouse, and the Riverhead Charter School’s first graduating class began the first week of 11th grade.