David Wicks, Riverhead’s assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, discusses the parent portal system at Tuesday’s board meeting. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
Riverhead school officials are in the process of phasing in a new district-wide system that allows parents to track their child’s academic records online.
David Wicks, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, gave a presentation about the district’s parent portal at Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting and said all high school teachers are now using the software. (more…)
At Tuesday’s board of education meeting, Riverhead officials outlined preventative measures the school is taking against Enterovirus D68. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
Riverhead school officials have mailed letters to parents outlining how to protect children from an uncommon respiratory virus that’s sending hundreds of children to hospitals in the Midwest. (more…)
Riverhead High School will host its annual post-secondary Transition Fair Wednesday, Oct. 22, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. (more…)
Riverhead School District Superintendent Nancy Carney is scheduled to give a presentation about the parent portal at Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting.
A list of events for this week at each of the local schools, as listed on school calendars.
Upgrading the condemned tennis courts are included in the capital improvement proposal residents will vote on Dec. 9. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister, file)
Shoreham-Wading River School District residents will go to the polls Dec. 9 to vote on two capital improvement referendums — one to issue a $33.6 million bond, the other to offset construction costs with $15 million in reserves.
Medal of Honor recipient Pfc. Garfield M. Langhorn’s mother, Mary Langhorn, with this year’s sixth grade essay contest winners (from left) Christopher Donnelly, Alisha Griffin and Reilly Hubbard. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
“Garfield M. Langhorn’s heroism inspired me to put people before myself. For example, my friend and I were getting bullied and I said, ‘Don’t bully my friend, bully me instead!’ That ended the harassment for my friend.”
So said Pulaski Street Elementary School sixth grader Christopher Donnelly Friday morning, reading from his winning essay chosen during the 10th annual Garfield M. Langhorn Essay Contest.
Christopher was one of three winners chosen from 272 entries this year. The two other winners were Alisha Griffin and Reilly Hubbard.
Ann Cotten-Degrasse, right, handing a plaque to Joe Ogeka in June 2013. (Credit: Tim Gannon, file)
The state’s highest-paid public school employee outside New York City last fiscal year was longtime Riverhead School District administrator Joe Ogeka — a recently retired assistant superintendent who was kept on the payroll for consultant work, according to a new report.