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

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

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

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

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

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. 

Riverhead High School student attacked this afternoon by five masked youths who displayed knife, demanded his personal belongings: cops

A Riverhead High School student walking from the high school toward Route 58 this afternoon was attacked by a group of about five male youths wearing black ski masks, who displayed a knife and demanded his personal belongings, according to Riverhead Police.He was cut in a struggle and taken to the hospital for treatment.

Carlo’s Pizza partners with Riverhead CAP and Tobacco Action Coalition for ‘Sticker Shock’

The brightly colored stickers placed by Riverhead students on pizza boxes at Carlo's Pizza Oven in Riverhead warn adults against buying alcohol for someone under 21 and provide information about the dangers of flavored tobacco and vape products.

A barrier-breaking musical comedy comes to Riverhead: Blue Masques present ‘The Prom’

“The Prom” is about a lesbian teen, Emma, who becomes an outcast after her small-town high school cancels its prom rather than let her attend with her girlfriend. Her story makes national news and a group of washed-up Broadway actors arrive to help set things straight.

Riverhead High School revives its long-dormant mock trial team, and students get a taste of what it’s like inside a courtroom

The program gives students an opportunity to build public-speaking skills, while learning about courts and the law.

From classroom to bookshelf: Riverhead teacher authors book about his pioneering course on the Black experience in America

The Riverhead High School teacher who started a new class last school year to discuss the experiences of Black people in America has written a book about the class and his experience teaching it.