Jenny Corbin only decided a couple of months ago that she’s ready for retirement after working as a teacher aide in the Riverhead school district for 44 years.
She was humbled to learn that her tenure was the longest out of the 39 retirees honored Tuesday night at Riverhead High School.
Imagine for a moment that you were an African-American in the 1800s, and after a lifetime of enslavement you learned you had finally been granted freedom.
This reflective exercise was given to the fifth-graders at Pulaski Street School, who were then asked to write first-person narratives detailing how they would feel if they were given that news.
Second graders at Riley Avenue Elementary School in Calverton celebrated Flag Day with a patriotic concert as a salute to the American flag Tuesday morning. READ
The number of English Language Learners (ELL), or students who are learning how to understand English, is consistently on the rise in the Riverhead School District, nearly doubling over the past three years. READ
Whenever Caleigh Capek finishes a race, there’s one person she can count on to be in the stands, cheering her on: her grandfather. READ
The 108 graduates of Bishop McGann-Mercy High School’s Class of 2016 celebrated the school’s 56th commencement ceremony Wednesday. READ
May was full of firsts for the Bishop McGann-Mercy music program. READ
Shoreham-Wading River students walk the red carpet at the 14th Annual Teeny Awards. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
A pair of student actors from Shoreham-Wading River High School didn’t have to travel far to receive Teeny Awards Sunday, with the event being hosted on their home turf this year. (more…)