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01/29/17 6:00am

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Music comes naturally to Alex Montalbano, a 16-year-old junior at Riverhead High School.

He learned to play piano at home as a child and began playing the flute in the school’s band program in fifth grade. Alex mastered the flute quickly and expanded his musical repertoire by taking up the clarinet the following year. READ

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01/28/17 6:00am

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As classes at Riverhead High School resumed after the holiday break, Stephanie Piraino’s ninth-grade English classes were presented with a challenge: Choose an important cause and devise a strategy to spread awareness about it in a way that uses social media for good. READ

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01/18/17 5:59am

#RiverheadKindness: The Great Kindness Challenge 2017 from Riverhead CAP on Vimeo.

How many acts of kindness can you perform in one week?

Students at two Riverhead elementary schools are inviting members of the public to participate in the Great Kindness Challenge starting Monday. Anyone who participates should post a photo on social media using the hashtag #RiverheadKindness. READ

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12/31/16 5:58am

As 2016 winds down, it’s time to reflect on the changes that occurred at local schools this year.

The News-Review recently sat down with Nancy Carney, superintendent of the Riverhead Central School District, to discuss everything 2016 brought to Riverhead — including continued construction, new teachers and programs, and more. READ