The current bus barn in Riverhead. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
A new proposal to relocate the Riverhead School District’s bus barn to Calverton could appear on the May ballot — nearly two years after residents voted against a measure to move it to Riverside.
The school board approved an environmental study Tuesday of a nearly 7-acre lot located near the intersection of Edwards Avenue and Route 25. The property, which is owned by Edward Partridge, was previously used as a bus garage and currently operates as a tractor trailer facility, Superintendent Nancy Carney said. (more…)
School board member Lori Hulse speaks at Tuesday night’s meeting. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
While Riverhead school superintendent Nancy Carney currently has the authority to approve contracts under $25,000 without school board approval, one member of the Board of Education wants to change that. (more…)
The Riverhead school board is scheduled to meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
The Riverhead Board of Education has scheduled a public hearing for Tuesday night to discuss using about $237,000 from the district’s repair reserve fund for various capital improvement projects.
New stores like Costco have increased Riverhead’s assessed value, which could increase the school tax. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
The annual swing of school taxes from the Riverhead Town portion of the Riverhead School District to Southampton Town has hit the people in Flanders, Riverside and Northampton pretty hard in the past. But this year, the Southampton Town portion of the district will be getting a break.
Riverhead cheerleaders march in Saturday’s homecoming parade. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Riverhead High School held its annual homecoming parade on Main Street Saturday morning. (more…)
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…)
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…)
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Two new morning bus routes have been established to mitigate bus overcrowding in Wading River and Flanders.
During the school board’s regular meeting Tuesday, Superintendent Nancy Carney and Sam Schneider, assistant superintendent for finance and operations, outlined what the district has done to address overcrowding concerns raised by two Wading River parents at the Sept. 9 school board meeting. (more…)