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Riverhead High School student in police custody after using pepper spray on another student

by Sep 8, 2023
A Riverhead High School student is in police custody this morning after using pepper spray on another student, according to the school district.

Riverhead students and alumni present ‘Godspell’ this weekend

by Aug 1, 2023
Riverhead students and alumni will grace the stage this weekend to perform Godspell at Riverhead High School. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.

Congratulations to the Class of 2023, whose perseverance and resilience are a lesson to us all

by Jun 25, 2023
The resilience and perseverance that allowed the Class of 2023 to overcome the challenges of the pandemic remain with them as they leave Riverhead High School and begin to write the next chapter in the book of life.

‘My dear Latinos, it is not going to be easy… but all we need is faith in ourselves.’ Salutatorian, child of...

The salutatorian of the Class of 2023 had a special message for her fellow Latino graduates of Riverhead High School and the parents whose hard work and support got them to yesterday’s commencement ceremonies.

Riverhead High School graduates the Class of ’23

by Jun 24, 2023
“Every year of your high school education was affected in some way by the lasting consequences of the pandemic,” School Superintendent Augustine Tornatore told the graduates, who started high school in the fall of 2019. “Instead of wilting in the face of that incredible challenge, however, you thrived.” Photo gallery.

Riverhead student publishes his first book, ‘Khuno’s Tears,’ exploring emotions and mental health

by May 23, 2023
Jahnarr Evans, a 16-year-old junior at Riverhead High School published his first novel, “Khuno’s Tears,” last month.

Riverhead Blue Masques score 13 Teeny Award nominations

by May 5, 2023
The Riverhead High School Blue Masques have received 13 nominations for this year's performances ahead of next month's 21st annual East End Arts Teeny Awards.

Students and parents ask for increased school security after bullet incident, as administration assures safety

by Apr 28, 2023
Students and parents in the Riverhead Central School District are asking administrators to reevaluate security measures after several recent incidents involving district students, including one where bullets were brought into the high school.

Historic observatory at Riverhead High School reopens after repairs

by Apr 27, 2023
The telescope and observatory, which has been out of commission for the last few years due to a problem with its observation hatch, was built in 1935 by John Elliot Young and his father Orville, owners of a Riverhead machine shop off Roanoke Avenue.

Police: 14-year-old boy arrested after bringing more than a dozen .22-caliber bullets to school

by Mar 31, 2023
A Riverhead High School student was arrested yesterday afternoon after bringing more than a dozen loose .22 caliber bullets into the high school, Riverhead Police said in a press release last night. There is no evidence that a rifle or any weapon was present on school grounds, police said.