Tammi Michaelson, literacy coach at Roanoke Avenue Elementary School, starts the day by chiming a bell over the loudspeaker and leading a “take five” exercise, which encourages students to focus on the present moment and clear their minds. One mindful message recently was “a little progress each day adds up to big results.” READ
Riverhead High School is looking to better track students’ attendance by installing four kiosks within the building.
The district would use the attendance kiosks to monitor late attendance, cafeteria entry and open campus privileges, high school principal Charles Regan said at Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Whoopi Goldberg and Chelsea Clinton stood on stage at The Theater at Madison Square Garden Sept. 20 as part of WE Day UN. READ
Free heart screenings will be available Saturday, Oct. 14, at Albert G. Prodell Middle School in Shoreham.
Parked outside Roanoke Avenue Elementary School last Thursday afternoon, volunteers from Long Island Cares filled bags with corn, apples, ground turkey and more for community members in need. READ
The Riverhead school district has failed to retrieve tax forms for some of its vendors and needs to establish “written policies or procedures for maintaining the vendor master file,” a new state audit has found.
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.
As required by a $7.5 million repair reserve fund authorized by district voters in May, public hearings were held Tuesday in order to use that money for specific projects.