This anti-bullying mural was unveiled at Riley Avenue Elementary School in Calverton Thursday. (Credit: Rachel Young)
Riley Avenue Elementary School fourth-grader Jon Vasquez said he liked watching the character mural go from “nothing to something.” His classmate Lily Kaelin said anyone who lays eyes on the colorful painting is “reminded to be kind.” Art teacher Melissa Haupt called it “inspiring.” (more…)
Riverhead High School students Jeremy Bornstein, Amanda Baron, Mieko Vail and Samantha Dunn with Holocaust survivor Werner Reich. (Credit: Riverhead School District)
Five Riverhead High School students were honored for their community service efforts by the Jewish Community Relations Council. The recognition came during the Week of Remembrance, which is a time to reflect on the Holocaust leading into Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day). (more…)
“We have about 100 students who are taking the regents (advanced math) in 8th grade instead of the 8th grade assessment,” Ms. Carney wrote in an email.
In 2014, about 15 percent of the district’s students didn’t take the math assessments. Last week, 26 percent of the district’s third through eight graders declined to take the English Language Arts assessments.
Correction: The story has been updated to reflect Nancy Carney’s email to the News-Review about eighth-grade math assessments. The News-Review regrets the error.
Riverhead school district residents will be asked to approve three propositions — relocating the bus garage, bonding for a turf field and establishing a new repair reserve account — at the May 19 budget vote.