Throughout the years, Melissa Haupt has made a point of permanently displaying her students’ artwork on the walls of Riley Avenue Elementary School.
Upon entering the Calverton building, guests are greeted by mosaics depicting the four seasons and, in a nod to the Riverhead School District’s mascot, blue waves. A tree made from tiles that each child helped create adorns a space in the library, while large butterflies appear to fly up the walls near the courtyard.
Second graders at Riley Avenue Elementary School in Calverton celebrated Flag Day with a patriotic concert as a salute to the American flag Tuesday morning. READ
Amelia Estevez-Creedon, librarian and media specialist at the Riley Avenue Elementary School, was awarded a $500 grant for the school through the Suffolk School Library Media Association. READ
Members of Kait’s Angels unveiled another “Buddy Bench” within Riverhead Town, this time at Riley Avenue Elementary School in a ceremony including hundreds of students.
Mark Burns, a second-grade student at Riley Avenue Elementary School, with his science fair project (Credit: BNL courtesy)
Riley Avenue Elementary School student Mark Burns earned first place honors at the Brookhaven National Laboratory Elementary School Science Fair last month. (more…)
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…)
Third graders from teacher Beth Menis’ class help paint the mural in the Riley Avenue cafeteria. (Credit: Riverhead School District)
Update: The unveiling of the anti-bullying mural has been postponed, according to the district. The event will be rescheduled at a future date.
Original story: Riley Avenue Elementary School students are getting set to unveil an anti-bullying mural that will stretch across a wall in the school’s new cafeteria.
There will be a ceremony at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Calverton school. (more…)
Parents Alfred and Karma Marshall help Georgette Zenk (center) carve up the 25 pound turkey at Roanoke Elementary. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Students at a pair of Riverhead elementary schools were plenty thankful for what they experienced last week.