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11/14/18 12:16pm

Amid a presentation on student achievement at a Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Riverhead school district Superintendent Dr. Aurelia Henriquez paused between PowerPoint slides.

“Our students are more than test scores,” she said. READ

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11/10/18 6:00am

“I’m very happy to say that I’m here,” said Brian Mooney, who served as Sgt. 1st Class in the Army for 25 years, as he spoke to a classroom of third-grade students. “I have to express myself in that manner, because I want you to know that a friend of mine didn’t make it. He didn’t come home.” (more…)

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10/30/18 5:46am

A Bloxel set. KEVA planks. A Sphero robot. A Breakout set. 

These four new, immersive technology systems intended for children’s learning will be implemented in the Pulaski Street Elementary School library this fall.  READ

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10/18/18 5:55am

Families of students in the Riverhead Central School District traveled to Phillips Avenue Elementary School last Thursday with arepas, empanadas, chilaquiles and other dishes reflecting their Latino heritage for the school’s first-ever Hispanic Heritage celebration. 

The festive event followed a school day during which students learned about and created projects honoring Spanish-speaking countries, said bilingual teacher Ines Robinson. READ

10/13/18 3:45pm
10/13/2018 3:45 PM

Under gray skies Saturday, a somber silence filled the air on Coach Mike McKillop Memorial football field as the Riverhead Blue Waves honored one of their own. Prior to a Division II game against Centereach, the football team retired the jersey of Tech Sgt. Dashan Briggs. READ

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10/10/18 11:29am

The Riverhead Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a raise for Superintendent Dr. Aurelia Henriquez.

Board of Education president Dr. Susan Koukounas said the increase was part of a “normal, annual negotiation,” of the superintendent’s three-year contract. READ