The Riverhead Board of Education unanimously approved using $926,600 from the repair reserve fund for 14 different projects throughout the district following a public hearing at Tuesday’s school board meeting.
One of those projects includes replacing the flooring in certain rooms in the middle school that were found to have non-friable asbestos.
A love of history and art has prompted a part-time Greenport resident to donate printed art pieces to the Riverhead School District and 20 3-D sculptures to the Railroad Museum of Long Island in Riverhead. READ
Tammi Michaelson, literacy coach at Roanoke Avenue Elementary School, starts the day by chiming a bell over the loudspeaker and leading a “take five” exercise, which encourages students to focus on the present moment and clear their minds. One mindful message recently was “a little progress each day adds up to big results.” READ