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
Nominees for the 15th Annual Teeny Awards, which showcase the best in local high school theater, were announced Thursday morning. READ
Riverhead High School’s valedictorian, Kyle Gevinski, marched to the top of his class with a weighted grade point average of 109.3556, the school district announced this week.
He was treasurer of the National Honor Society and president of the French National Foreign Language Honor Society. He also received the Rensselaer Medal Award and the title of AP Scholar with Distinction.
Cast members of “Hairspray,” to be presented March 31-April 2 at Riverhead High School. (Credit: Jeremy Garretson)
Riverhead High School’s Blue Masques will present the musical “Hairspray” Friday to Sunday, March 31 to April 2, in the school’s Charles Cardona Auditorium at 700 Harrison Ave. Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday. READ
The Riverhead Robotics team was among this year’s tournament champions at the Southern NYS competition, district officials announced this week. READ