04/08/14 8:00am
04/08/2014 8:00 AM
The Riverhead school board is set vote on a new agreement with the district's non-instructional union. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)

The Riverhead school board is set vote on a new agreement with the district’s non-instructional union. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)

The Riverhead school board is expected to vote on a memorandum of agreement with a district union that doesn’t include teachers at Tuesday’s meeting, according to the agenda.

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04/08/14 7:00am
Riverhead High School

Riverhead School District officials have confirmed 217 refusals out of 2,218 students in grades 3 through 8, or 9.8 percent of students, opted out of last week’s state assessments. (Credit: News-Review, file)

The Riverhead School District saw a bump in students declining to participate in last week’s English Language Arts assessments, which were administered last Wednesday through Friday.

“Many came in the last two days,” said Riverhead Superintendent Nancy Carney.

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04/04/14 7:00am
04/04/2014 7:00 AM
Jesse Goodale (the Lion), Taylor Burgess (Dorothy), Jon Troiano (the Scarecrow) and Alex Bowe (the Tinman) perform in the Blue Masques production of 'The Wiz' at Riverhead High School. (Credit: Riverhead Schools)

Jesse Goodale (the Lion), Taylor Burgess (Dorothy), Jon Troiano (the Scarecrow) and Alex Bowe (the Tinman) perform in the Blue Masques production of ‘The Wiz’ at Riverhead High School. (Credit: Riverhead Schools)

The Riverhead High School Blue Masques will present the musical “The Wiz” this weekend in the Charles Cardona Auditorium. Performances begin at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.  (more…)

03/28/14 7:00am
03/28/2014 7:00 AM
The Riverhead NJROTC drill team in 2012. (Credit:  Courtesy, file)

The Riverhead NJROTC drill team in 2012. (Credit: Courtesy, file)

The Riverhead NJROTC is hosting its annual fundraiser April 5 between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the high school.

Nearly 100 gift certificates and 60 gift baskets are expected to be included in the raffle. Over 150 gifts will be available, including: autographed NY Islanders and Jets memorabilia, winery tours, hotel stays, ferry tickets and jewelry.

The total value of the prizes is about $9,000, officials said. Proceeds from the raffle will go toward  new equipment and drill meet travel expenses. Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave, Riverhead.

The drawing is scheduled for 2 p.m.

For more information, visit http://www.corwincorner.com/NJROTC/auction.htm.

03/27/14 8:00am
BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO

BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO

The Riverhead school board voted to upgrade various parts of the school’s infrastructure Tuesday night, approving the use of $456,000 from the district’s capital reserve fund. In addition, they decided to offer the voting public a $3.98 million bond proposition that will be on the May ballot for bus purchases.  (more…)