An influx of transfer students into the Aquebogue Elementary School following Riverhead’s designation as a focus district for the second straight year could fill the school beyond capacity, according to Superintendent Nancy Carney. Parents of students in Phillips, Riley and Roanoke elementary schools have the option for their children to transfer to Aquebogue.
The 32nd annual “Say No to Drugs” march on Friday afternoon was led by retiring Riverhead School District Superintendent Nancy Carney, the honored guest and keynote speaker.
In a district where the Hispanic student population has doubled in recent years, the Riverhead Board of Education hired a new superintendent Tuesday night who said she’s dedicated her life to working with immigrants. READ
Since 2009, the Riverhead School District has significantly underspent its approved budget at least five times, amassing more than $30 million in surplus funds that have been used to relocate the district’s bus barn and complete repairs at district buildings, while also helping to keep the tax levy below state-mandated maximums. 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.
The Riverhead School District unveiled the second portion of its 2017-18 budget plan at Tuesday night’s meeting, outlining changes in spending for facilities, security, transportation and curriculum and instruction.
The Riverhead Board of Education is seeking public input into the search for a new superintendent. READ
As 2016 winds down, it’s time to reflect on the changes that occurred at local schools this year.
The News-Review recently sat down with Nancy Carney, superintendent of the Riverhead Central School District, to discuss everything 2016 brought to Riverhead — including continued construction, new teachers and programs, and more. READ