Gathered in a circle in Lorene Custer’s classroom are more than a dozen Riverhead Middle School students, some holding hands and leaning on each other for support. The group often goes from laughing at a joke to somberly discussing how society treats members of the LGBT community. READ
The Riverhead School District is searching for a new assistant superintendent with current administrator David Wicks expected to step down in June.
Last month, members of Riverhead High School’s chorus, jazz band and chamber orchestra packed their bags and headed to Boston for a national music competition, the WorldStrides Onstage Heritage Festival.
This year’s summer vacation will be cut short for students in the Riverhead School District.
Classes will begin Friday, Sept. 2, so the calendar can accommodate additional snow days if necessary, said Riverhead Superintendent Nancy Carney.
The graceful tones of Bach’s Minuet III in G Major echoed Saturday at Jamesport Meeting House, where a dozen young violinists gathered to rehearse for a performance at New York City’s esteemed Carnegie Hall.
For more than 15 years, Laurie Downs has attended nearly every Riverhead Board of Education meeting.
She is not an administrator, nor has she ever attended the meeting as an elected member of the board.
That’s about to change. READ
Here’s a look at the ballot for Riverhead and Shoreham-Wading River school districts. Check back Tuesday night for complete school board election coverage and voting results.
The search for a new superintendent, state-mandated testing concerns and completion of a $48.5 million capital improvement project are top priorities for this year’s Shoreham-Wading River school board candidates.