People of all ages are coming to the aid of those affected by the recent hurricanes that devastated areas in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.
In the Riverhead School District, student at Pulaski Street and Riley Avenue elementary schools are working on projects to assist victims of the natural disasters, especially in Texas and Florida, where hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit.
My name is Paola Florez and I am a co-teacher for early childhood. I’m also the Spanish teacher for the entire school, so that would be early childhood through sixth grade, at Peconic Community School. READ
Last year Emma Spear of Jamesport assembled 300 hygiene packets, including combs, toothbrushes, soap, a towel and more, that she eventually distributed to students in special education programs at Riverhead and Huntington high schools. READ
Fewer students in the Riverhead Central School District achieved proficiency in 2016-17 state assessments while scores improved slightly for the Riverhead Charter School and Shoreham-Wading School District, according to figures released Aug. 22 by the state Department of Education.