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06/22/18 10:30am

Riverhead High School students hit the red carpet in style Thursday in a pre-senior prom reception sponsored the Riverhead Community Awareness Program, Inc. and Peconic Bay Medical Center. READ

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06/22/18 6:01am

The Riverhead Board of Education on voted unanimously Tuesday to spend $106,664 from its repair reserve on two projects in the district. 

The first is to replace the stage floor in the high school auditorium, which Superintendent Aurelia Henriquez said has cracks, divots and gouge. That project will cost just over $63,000. READ

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06/19/18 10:02pm

The Riverhead Board of Education honored 22 retirees at its meeting Tuesday night.

Board president Greg Meyer shared information about each retiree’s time in the district and presented them with a plaque during the meeting. The retirees were also treated to cake. READ

06/14/18 6:00am
06/14/2018 6:00 AM

In March 1990, Mercy High School principal Sister Elaine Hanson accepted the school’s 1989 state School of Excellence award from Department of Education representative Herbert Stupp in a ceremony at the school.

In 1956 the Superior General of the Sisters of Mercy in Brooklyn sent five nuns to Riverhead with the goal of starting a new Catholic high school.

Mercy High School first opened that year in a temporary space on Roanoke Avenue, which is now the Synergy Center. At one point, as enrollment grew, some classes were held there and others were held at a space within the former St. John the Evangelist School. READ