Ever since junior high, Colleen Judd Sabat knew she wanted to join the United States Marine Corps. So while attending Riverhead High School in the 1980s, she joined the district’s National Junior Reserves Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) program at her father’s suggestion.
Theresa Carr, beloved Riverhead High School math teacher, is retiring after 38 years of teaching, 30 of which were at Riverhead.
“I have to admit, it’s bittersweet,” Ms. Carr said. “The last days of classes were heart-wrenching. Saying goodbye to the students and saying goodbye to staff members, particularly my department, who are awesome, was heartbreaking.”
It was Valentine’s Day 2015 when Tony Lawrence saw his daughter Danielle for the final time. READ
On a December trip to San Antonio, Guatemala, Jazmin Carrillo and several friends took a group of students from Programa Suenos to a theater.
Never before had the children, some as old as 13, witnessed a live performance. READ
One by one the 346 graduates of Riverhead’s Class of 2017 walked across the podium inside Riverhead High School’s gymnasium Saturday morning. They smiled, waved toward gleaming parents in the bleachers and posed for photos with their diplomas.
Finally, only two names remained. READ
Riverhead High School technology teacher Luke Ferland has been named the Long Island Air Force Association’s Teacher of the Year and also earned top honors from BOCES for his leadership and innovation in technology.
Five Riverhead athletes will continue their sports careers in college next year. The students were honored at a signing ceremony at the high school Friday afternoon.
The crossroads of rising gang violence, immigration and social oppression took center stage Saturday at the Social Justice Diversity Summit hosted by Riverhead Town’s Anti-Bias Task Force. READ