02/25/14 12:00pm
02/25/2014 12:00 PM
AquebogueSnow

The Riverhead school board is expected to vote on change order for construction work at Aquebogue Elementary School (pictured above) and the high school. (File photo by Joe Werkmeister)

The Riverhead school board is expected to discuss the preliminary 2014-15 budget, Common Core practices in the middle school and ongoing capital improvement projects at Tuesday night’s regular meeting, according to the agenda.

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02/25/14 8:05am
BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO

BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO

Whooping cough cases have once again been reported in Riverhead schools, the district confirmed yesterday.

The district notified parents on Monday, stating in a message that “we continue to have new cases of Pertussis in the Riverhead Central School District. The cases are not limited to one school.”  (more…)

02/18/14 1:37pm
02/18/2014 1:37 PM

Riverhead Middle School

The Riverhead School District has just announced the school board will hold a special meeting Thursday to discuss “personnel” in executive session, according to a notice.

The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in the district office. No other details about the meeting were immediately available.  (more…)

02/12/14 8:00am
Riverhead School District Superintendent Nancy Carney, standing, gave a budget presentation Tuesday night. (Photo by Jennifer Gustavson)

Riverhead School District Superintendent Nancy Carney, standing, gave a budget presentation Tuesday night. (Photo by Jennifer Gustavson)

The Riverhead School District’s first debt service payment for the 2011 voter-approved capital improvement bond is due next fiscal year and is expected to increase the 2014-15 budget by about $2.8 million, Superintendent Nancy Carney said Tuesday night.

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02/11/14 9:00am
02/11/2014 9:00 AM
The Riverhead school board's regular meeting is Tuesday night in the high school auditorium. (File photo by Jennifer Gustavson)

The Riverhead school board’s regular meeting is Tuesday night in the high school auditorium. (File photo by Jennifer Gustavson)

Riverhead School District Superintendent Nancy Carney is expected to give a 2014-15 preliminary budget presentation Tuesday night, according to the school board’s meeting agenda.

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02/03/14 5:59am
02/03/2014 5:59 AM
COURTESY FILE PHOTO | Five teams for RHS competed in last year's Long Island Regional Rube Goldberg competition. From left, Aakash Gandhi, Brianne Corwin, Joann Yeung and Karla Vanston.

COURTESY FILE PHOTO | Riverhead High School competed in last year’s Long Island Regional Rube Goldberg competition. From left, Aakash Gandhi, Brianne Corwin, Joann Yeung and Karla Vanston.

Riverhead High School is participating in a regional competition to build a complicated “Rube Goldberg” machine.

The fourth annual Long Island Regional Rube Goldberg competition scheduled for Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City.

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01/29/14 8:00am
JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | Pulaski Street School assistant principal Stephen Hudson giving a presentation about Common Core math that's being implemented in fifth and sixth grades.

JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | Pulaski Street School assistant principal Stephen Hudson giving a presentation about Common Core math that’s being implemented in fifth and sixth grades.

Riverhead School District’s fifth and sixth graders are learning how to compute math equations quickly in their heads and are outlining the process of working through a math problem before solving it under new Common Core curriculum. (more…)