Ten students board a school bus at Hulse Avenue and 17th Street Monday morning. (Credit: Joseph Pinciaro)
After two Wading River parents publicly complained about overcrowded buses last week, Superintendent Nancy Carney now plans to update the school board on the district’s transportation system this Tuesday.
The parents told the school board at its Sept. 9 meeting that children are sitting in the aisle on bus number 120 because there aren’t enough seats. (more…)
Kate Chapman as Jo-Jo performing to the song “It’s Possible” in Act I of Seussical Jr. in rehearsal at the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Riverhead Faculty Community Theatre presents the youth production of ‘Seussical Jr.’ Friday through Sunday, Sept. 19-21 at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead. Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. (more…)
Ralph’s Famous Italian Ices in Riverhead. (Credit: Liz Person)
Ralph’s Famous Italian Ices in Riverhead and the Riverhead Central Faculty Association are teaming up Sunday to raise money for the arts programs at Riverhead elementary schools. (more…)
The Harlem Wizards pose with Riverhead faculty members at last year’s game. (Credit: Riverhead School District)
The Harlem Wizards basketball team will return to Riverhead High School Nov. 19 and the Riverhead Central Faculty Association is currently seeking sponsorships for the event that attracted more than 1,000 people last year. (more…)
Andrew Hubner of Shoreham-Wading River High School, physics teacher Andrew Kolchin, Asia McElroy from Riverhead High School and former Riverhead High School student Phil Becker of Bay Shore do some experiments with Newton’s Cradle Friday at BOCES’ new Regional STEM high school in Bellport. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
How often do high school graduates wonder how they will ever use the things they learned in high school once they get into the “real world?”
For Andrew Hubner of Shoreham, at least, that’s not a question right now. (more…)
A calendar of events for this week at each of the local schools, as listed on school calendars.
Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School in Riverhead is hosting “Mercy Night” in the school’s auditorium on Oct. 3.
Following the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, school officials and students will be discussing future goals for “Project Ministry to the East-End Roman Catholic Youth,” or “Project M.E.R.C.Y.”
The event is from 7 to 10 p.m. and is open to all East End high school students. Refreshments will be provided.
To RSVP, call 631-727-5900 ext. 315.
Photo courtesy of Riverhead Central School District.
Students in the Riverhead School District‘s elementary schools aren’t getting through their physical education classes these days with just a few lazy jumping jacks or an easy stroll around a track. (more…)