Tammi Michaelson, literacy coach at Roanoke Avenue Elementary School, starts the day by chiming a bell over the loudspeaker and leading a “take five” exercise, which encourages students to focus on the present moment and clear their minds. One mindful message recently was “a little progress each day adds up to big results.” READ
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Whoopi Goldberg and Chelsea Clinton stood on stage at The Theater at Madison Square Garden Sept. 20 as part of WE Day UN. READ
Parked outside Roanoke Avenue Elementary School last Thursday afternoon, volunteers from Long Island Cares filled bags with corn, apples, ground turkey and more for community members in need. READ
The Riverhead school district has failed to retrieve tax forms for some of its vendors and needs to establish “written policies or procedures for maintaining the vendor master file,” a new state audit has found.
Members of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association raised concerns Monday about tax abatements issued by Riverhead Town’s Industrial Development Agency for businesses in the Riverhead School District, which incorporates the three Southampton Town hamlets as well as a portion of Brookhaven Town.
People of all ages are coming to the aid of those affected by the recent hurricanes that devastated areas in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.
In the Riverhead School District, student at Pulaski Street and Riley Avenue elementary schools are working on projects to assist victims of the natural disasters, especially in Texas and Florida, where hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit.
Riverhead Town plans to construct a sidewalk on School Street between Riverhead school district’s high school and middle school.
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.