Last month, the Riverhead Board of Education honored 22 people set to retire from the district at the culmination of the school year.
Two of them — Elizabeth “Tippy” Macksel and Jacqueline Case — have a combined 53 years in the district and together have worked in every school except the high school. READ
The Riverhead Board of Education named a new president and vice president at Monday night’s meeting.
The board elected Susan Koukounas as president by a vote of 5-2. Board members Laurie Downs and Therese Zuhoski abstained. READ
Riverhead’s Class of 2018 celebrated its graduation Saturday at its commencement ceremonies. Cloudy skies moved the ceremony indoors, but didn’t rain on the celebratory atmosphere. READ
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
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
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
Riverhead High School’s graduating class is going out in style. They’ll get the chance to walk the red carpet at a pre-prom reception featuring refreshments, photo ops and music by Beach Radio 101.7. READ
The Riverhead School District has been deemed a focus district for the 2018-19 school year, making it the third year in a row the district garnered the designation.
In addition, Riley, Roanoke and Phillips Avenue elementary schools, the middle school and the high school have each individually been deemed focus schools. Aquebogue Elementary School is once again the only school in the district that didn’t receive the focus designation. READ