Cast members of “Hairspray,” to be presented March 31-April 2 at Riverhead High School. (Credit: Jeremy Garretson)
Riverhead High School’s Blue Masques will present the musical “Hairspray” Friday to Sunday, March 31 to April 2, in the school’s Charles Cardona Auditorium at 700 Harrison Ave. Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday. READ
Riverhead school board member Kimberly Ligon confirmed Thursday she won’t seek re-election in this year’s race.
The Riverhead school board plans to put a special proposition on the May 16 ballot asking voters to create a $7.5 million repair reserve, a fund similar to the $5 million in reserves approved in 2011 and 2015.
Tuesday marked the first day of the controversial state-mandated testing at public schools across New York and the percentage of students who refused to sit for the exams in the Riverhead school district slightly decreased compared to last year’s total opt-out numbers.
The Riverhead Robotics team was among this year’s tournament champions at the Southern NYS competition, district officials announced this week. READ
Things got a little crazy once again in the gym at Riverhead High School Thursday night, when the district hosted its Sixth Annual Crazy Sports Night. READ
A group of Riverhead High School parents are considering bringing a lawsuit against the Riverhead School District following an incident in which 13 black students were allegedly locked in a room, their cellphones confiscated, over a video that was distributed on social media.
Frustration overshadowed notes of positivity in comments made by parents, teachers and school board members during a meeting Thursday evening to discuss the Riverhead School District’s superintendent search.