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Riverhead Charter School

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. 

Charter school superintendent fields community’s questions on Sound Avenue high school proposal

by Feb 21, 2024
Riverhead Charter School Superintendent Raymond Ankrum spoke at the Greater Jamesport Civic Association's meeting, held via Zoom Saturday, to discuss the charter school's plans for a proposed new high school on Sound Avenue.

Residents organize against Riverhead Charter School plan for new high school on Sound Avenue

by Feb 13, 2024
Some residents have started to organize against a plan by the Riverhead Charter School to build a new high school in Northville, which can only happen if the Riverhead Town Board grants a necessary special permit. 

Cops: Calverton boy, 14, charged with making threat against Riverhead Charter High School

by Jan 4, 2024
A Calverton teen was arrested late last night after making a threat on social media against the Riverhead Charter High School, Riverhead Town Police said in a press release this morning.

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.

International art project ‘Pinwheels for Peace’ returns to Riverhead Charter School

by Sep 22, 2023
Riverhead Charter School third-graders made pinwheels for display outside the school as part of the international Pinwheels for Peace project.

Riverhead Charter School granted expansion to grade 12, with 46% increase in enrollment limit over next five school years

by May 18, 2022
Riverhead Charter School gained approval from the NYS Board of Regents Monday to expand to grade 12. The school also had its enrollment limit increased from 850 to 1,244 students over the next five school years.

A high school on Sound Ave. is ‘absurd’

by Feb 10, 2022
Traffic on Sound Avenue makes it inappropriate for a school.

Planners OK charter high school on Sound Ave., begin review of 131-acre industrial subdivision plan next to Splish Splash

by Feb 9, 2022
The planning board last week approved the site plan of the Riverhead Charter School high school on Sound Avenue, voted to require an environmental impact statement for a 131-acre industrial subdivision in Calverton and set a March 3 public hearing on a proposed drive-in restaurant and retail building on Rt. 58, just west of Osborn Avenue.

COVID causes spike in absences in Riverhead schools after winter break

by Jan 5, 2022
Superintendent Augustine Tornatore said 25% of the student population and 22% of the district’s staff did not attend school the last three days, a number which he attributed primarily to COVID cases, isolations and those waiting for test results.