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11/29/17 12:06pm

Since last year, when six of the seven schools in the Riverhead Central School District were designated focus schools, the administration has been working to update the district’s curriculum.

The district, which also received a focus designation, received $350,000 in funding from the state, which will be used in three ways.

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10/19/17 5:55am

Riverhead High School is looking to better track students’ attendance by installing four kiosks within the building.

The district would use the attendance kiosks to monitor late attendance, cafeteria entry and open campus privileges, high school principal Charles Regan said at Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting.

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09/06/17 1:08pm

The Riverhead Board of Education unanimously approved spending nearly $700,000 from a repair reserve fund to demolish the former bus garage, restoring the parking lot and create field space in the process — although numerous community members claim that work doesn’t qualify as a repair.

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09/02/17 6:00am

The Riverhead Board of Education hired a new team to manage districtwide security at the Aug. 15 meeting.

MR Safety Consulting Corp. was hired on a one-year contract, extending from Aug. 18 to June 30, 2018, at a rate of $90,000. The approval was made by a vote of 6-0. Board member Therese Zuhoski was absent.

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08/26/17 5:43am

Former Riverhead school board member Lori Hulse called out the current board at its meeting last Tuesday for violating policy with the recent hiring of Lauren Lewonka as director of fine arts in the district.

Ms. Hulse, who served on the board before resigning in January 2016 to become a Riverhead Town justice, spoke before the board last week, urging members to table a vote on Ms. Lewonka’s hire so they could discuss it further and make a decision in line with their own policy.

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