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.
The Riverhead School District will be led by new Superintendent Aurelia Henriquez this school year.
Dr. Henriquez, who most recently served as assistant superintendent for elementary education and personnel in the Brentwood School District, begins her new role today, Thursday Aug. 31. READ
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.
The Riverhead Board of Education has decided to appoint people to fill the vacancies left by the resignations of Ann Cotten-DeGrasse and Amelia Lantz last month. READ
The Riverhead School Board of Education is leaning toward filling two open seats, left vacant following the abrupt resignations of Amelia Lantz and Ann Cotten-DeGrasse last month, with candidates they hope to appoint after an interview process.
To the editor:
It’s been only two months since the last Riverhead Central School District budget and Board of Education vote, and the BOE is now short two board members. 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
The Riverhead Board of Education honored 12 retiring employees at Tuesday’s meeting.