Gathered in a circle in Lorene Custer’s classroom are more than a dozen Riverhead Middle School students, some holding hands and leaning on each other for support. The group often goes from laughing at a joke to somberly discussing how society treats members of the LGBT community. READ
Last month, members of Riverhead High School’s chorus, jazz band and chamber orchestra packed their bags and headed to Boston for a national music competition, the WorldStrides Onstage Heritage Festival.
It was 17-year-old Elvio Estrada’s last match of the night after four hours of strength training, intense cardio and jiu-jitsu wrestling at Vamos Mixed Martial Arts in Calverton. But as the teen squirmed on the sweat-slicked mat under his opponent last Thursday night, it was clear he was in trouble. READ
You’ve likely seen the “Pitch Perfect” movies starring Anna Kendrick. But have you ever seen a live a cappella group in action?
If not, this weekend is your chance.
Ask Lt. Col. Peter McCarthy about his personal accomplishments as leader of the Riverhead Navy Junior Reserves Officers Training Corps and he’ll likely tell you about NJROTC members and their accomplishments rather than what he’s done to help get them there.
The Riverhead Chamber Orchestra won the Worldstrides Onstage Heritage Festival’s highest honor during its competition last month in Boston, district officials announced Wednesday.
Diving into a sport like rowing rarely yields immediate results. Sure, kids grow up playing sports like basketball or baseball. But how many ever get out on a boat and row for sport?
By the time most kids begin the sport, it takes time for them to understand the dynamics of the boat and develop the strength to succeed in competitions. READ
Congratulations to the following students.