#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
Throughout the years, Melissa Haupt has made a point of permanently displaying her students’ artwork on the walls of Riley Avenue Elementary School.
Upon entering the Calverton building, guests are greeted by mosaics depicting the four seasons and, in a nod to the Riverhead School District’s mascot, blue waves. A tree made from tiles that each child helped create adorns a space in the library, while large butterflies appear to fly up the walls near the courtyard.
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
Nancy Carney has announced she plans to retire this August after serving as Riverhead school district superintendent for nearly seven years.
Riverhead School District officials announced Tuesday that 10 Riverhead NJROTC cadets received exemplary personal appearance awards at Friday’s annual inspection and Pass-In-Review. READ
This past summer, Riverhead High School senior Chris Russo spent a warm July morning at Mood, the famous New York City fabric store often frequented by “Project Runway” contestants. READ
In an effort to improve relations between students and adults, one Riverhead administrator is introducing a mentoring program to her school. READ
With each of its water fountains now free of lead traces, the Riverhead school district is currently testing other taps for the toxic metal.