02/06/14 12:33pm
02/06/2014 12:33 PM
SANDRA KOLBO COURTESY PHOTO | The Riverhead RJROTC's First Year Drill Team at the NJROTC unit's annual inspection and Pass-In-Review Feb. 1.

SANDRA KOLBO COURTESY PHOTO | The Riverhead RJROTC’s First Year Drill Team at the NJROTC unit’s annual inspection and Pass-In-Review Feb. 1.

The Riverhead NJROTC Drill Team took home a number of wins at the NJROTC Drill Meet Feb. 1, making them eligible for the seventh consecutive year for the upcoming Area Four Championship Meet. (more…)

02/03/14 5:59am
02/03/2014 5:59 AM
COURTESY FILE PHOTO | Five teams for RHS competed in last year's Long Island Regional Rube Goldberg competition. From left, Aakash Gandhi, Brianne Corwin, Joann Yeung and Karla Vanston.

COURTESY FILE PHOTO | Riverhead High School competed in last year’s Long Island Regional Rube Goldberg competition. From left, Aakash Gandhi, Brianne Corwin, Joann Yeung and Karla Vanston.

Riverhead High School is participating in a regional competition to build a complicated “Rube Goldberg” machine.

The fourth annual Long Island Regional Rube Goldberg competition scheduled for Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City.

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02/01/14 12:00pm
02/01/2014 12:00 PM

COURTESY PHOTO | Riverhead High School principal Charles Regan, four members of the Blue Masques, Tom Williams (General Manager of Riverhead Ford-Lincoln), Directors Dena Tishim and Jessica Guadagnino and assistant principal Sean O’Hara.

The Riverhead Blue Masques received a check Thursday totaling $3,620 from Riverhead Ford-Lincoln after a successful fundraising campaign in November brought the two together. (more…)

01/13/14 5:30pm
01/13/2014 5:30 PM
COURTESY PHOTO | From left, Riverhead High School students Matthew Barnard, Amy Methven, Aidan Saltini and David White have been selected to preform at this year's Long Island String Festival.

COURTESY PHOTO | From left, Riverhead High School students Matthew Barnard, Amy Methven, Aidan Saltini and David White have been selected to preform at this year’s Long Island String Festival.

The Riverhead School District has announced with students will be participating in this year’s Long Island String Festival and the Suffolk County Music Educators’ Association Festival.

The Long Island String Festival will take place at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket. Elementary students are scheduled to perform Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Secondary level students are scheduled to perform Jan. 31 and Feb. 1-2. Riverhead High School students Matthew Barnard, Amy Methven, Aidan Saltini and David White and middle school student Jacob Nitti have been selected to preform.

The Suffolk County Music Educators’ Association Festival will be held in March. The following students have been selected to preform from Pulaski Street School: Matthew Jakubowsky, Benjamin Mancini. Jordan Devereaux, Madison Kelly. Lily Kutner. Hailey Nitti, Scarlett Olsen, Leslie Alvizures, Nathaniel Bollermann, Lana Fusco; Riverhead Middle School: Kimberlyn Ligon, Alex Montalbano, Christiana Santoro, Brady Wells, Ruby Ernst, Evelyn Kennedy, Sarah Anne Fried, Yasmine Kocan, Lauren Schaefer.

From Riverhead High School, the following students were selected: Ella Baldwin, Peter Cook, Michael Harris, Ryan Mancini, Shannon McAlister, Lauren Schmitt, Philip Schmitt, Nicholas Waldron, Ella Baldwin, Chloe Halpin, Ryan Macini, Samuel Mancini, William Pasciutti, Daniel Jones, Aidan Saltini, David White.

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01/10/14 3:15pm
01/10/2014 3:15 PM

BARBARALLEN KOCH PHOTO | The main characters, George and Mary Bailey, are played by Alex Bowe and Shannon McAlister.

The Riverhead Blue Masques are presenting “It’s A Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play” beginning tonight at 7 p.m. Additional performances are 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Charles Cardona Auditorium at Riverhead High School.

The performance is under the co-direction of music teacher Dena Tishim and English teacher Jessica Guadagnino.

The performance is inspired by the classic American film of the same title. It is performed as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. Fifty students divided into two ensembles will perform this weekend. The actors in the photographs below will be performing Saturday night.

The main characters, George and Mary Bailey, are played by Alex Bowe and Shannon McAlister, respectively. The angel, Clara, is played by Kaitlyn Jehle and the superintendent of angels by Jesse Goodale. The announcer Freddie Fillmore is played by Kamaria Harris. Musical accompaniment on the piano is Jessica Sisti.

Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at door and $5 for seniors. For more information, contact Dena Tishim at 369-6741.