Riverhead School Board members Thomas Carson (left), Amelia Lantz and Susan Koukounas at Tuesday night’s meeting.
Riverhead School District Superintendent Nancy Carney has proposed a $120.7 million budget for the 2014-15 school year that carries an estimated 2.4 percent increase to the tax levy — the allowable rate under the state’s year-to-year tax cap law — and doesn’t cut any programs. (more…)
Pulaski Street School assistant principal Stephen Hudson gives a presentation in January about how Common Core math is being implemented in fifth and sixth grades. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)
The Riverhead School District will host a public forum for parents Thursday night to discuss how Common Core standards are being achieved inside the classroom.
The meeting is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. in the high school’s large instructional room. (more…)
A Riverhead School District school bus. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
The Riverhead school board is expected to vote on a new $3.98 million bond proposal for bus purchases at Tuesday night’s regular meeting, according to the agenda.
A fourth-grade Phillips Avenue teacher was revived by EMTs and volunteers in the Riverhead High School gym during Friday night’s Crazy Sports Night event. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Hours after he collapsed at Riverhead High School’s Crazy Sports Night and was revived by a team of Riverhead EMTs and medical volunteers from the crowd, Phillips Avenue teacher Lonnie Hughes is in good condition Saturday morning, school officials said.
“He’s OK … He was smiling, joking around,” said Superintendent Nancy Carney. “The police and the EMTs were great.” (more…)
From left, school board vice president Greg Meyer, Superintendent Nancy Carney and board president Ann Cotten-DeGrasse during a public hearing in August, at which Ms. Carney spoke at length about more planned construction work for the high school. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)
The Riverhead school board is expected to hold a public hearing during next week’s regular meeting to discuss appropriating $456,000 from the district’s repair reserve fund for various capital improvement projects.
Students at Roanoke Elementary School helped raise $400 for the American Heart Association.
The Roanoke Avenue Elementary School’s Student Council presented Susan DiMartino, a representative from the American Heart Association, with a check for $400. Students raised the money by selling SMENCILS (pencils with a pleasant odor) on Valentine’s Day.
Riverhead High School’s Crazy Sports Night last year raised more than $5,000 for the Brendan House. (Credit: Riverhead School District)
The craziness will be back in Riverhead March 21.
The Riverhead PTO Executive Council is hosting the annual Crazy Sports Night in the high school gym to raise money for the New Beginnings Brendan House. Last year’s event raised more than $5,000 for Brendan House, a facility for victims of traumatic brain injury on Sound Avenue in Riverhead. (more…)
The Calverton Hills community was redistricted several years ago that moved the community’s children from Riley Avenue Elementary School in Calverton to Phillips Avenue Elementary School in Riverside. (Credit: Google Map screenshot by Jennifer Gustavson)
Years after the Riverhead School District moved elementary students living in the Calverton Hills community from Riley Avenue School to Phillips Avenue School, residents are still wondering why their kids have to travel to Riverside, which is farther away, when there’s a school closer to them in Calverton. (more…)