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08/29/16 1:38pm

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Riverhead School District officials have confirmed 43 students will transfer to Aquebogue Elementary School this school year. The option was offered to Phillips and Roanoke elementary school parents a few weeks ago since the state has declared both schools as “underperforming.”

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08/25/16 10:00am

Aqebogue Elementary School

Parents of students at Phillips and Roanoke elementary schools now have the option of sending their children to Aquebogue Elementary School next month, because the state has declared both Riverhead schools “underperforming” based on low student test scores from last year.

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03/06/16 9:00am

Security guard Chris Koerner gets a laugh and custodian Frank Sciarratta checks Mr.Payton's clearance off the ground. Barbaraellen Koch photo

Over the past 11 years, he’s been slimed, he’s had his head shaved, he’s had pies thrown in his face, and he’s dressed up like a chicken and done the Chicken Dance in the school auditorium, among other things…all to encourage kids to read.

This year, Roanoke Avenue Elementary School Tom Payton came up with another incentive to get his students to read. READ

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Roanoke Avenue Elementary School teacher Samantha Heidtmann wiped away tears of joy after being handed her award. (Credit: Barbaraellen Kock)

Roanoke Avenue Elementary School teacher Samantha Heidtmann wiped away tears of joy after being handed her award. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

“Overwhelmed, excited and honored” were the words Riverhead teacher Samantha Heidtmann used to describe being named a Project Fit America’s 2014 National All Star Teacher of the Year. (more…)