The Shoreham-Wading River School District approved the first draft of its Smart Schools Investment Plan at a Board of Education meeting Tuesday.
The draft was approved directly after Peter Esposito, director of technical services, and Alan Meinster, assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction and assessment, presented a preliminary version of the plan. READ
The final result was the same for the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls soccer team, just a whole lot less drama, and the Wildcats were perfectly fine with that.
SWR, coming off a penalty-kick thriller in the Suffolk County Class A quarterfinals, took the preferable route to the county final with a 6-1 semifinal rout of Hauppauge Thursday at Thomas Cutinella Memorial Field in Shoreham. READ
Some members of the Riverhead High School girls cross-country team weren’t feeling their best, either because of illness or injury. But here’s something that made the Blue Waves feel a whole lot better: a division championship.
Riverhead, led by juniors Christina Yakaboski and Megan Kielbasa, ran to the title in the Section XI Division Championships Tuesday at Sunken Meadow State Park. The Blue Waves topped second place Eastport-South Manor by nine points for the Division II title.
Every place counted. READ
Community members have probably noticed red bows tied up throughout Wading River and Shoreham. These bows were made by two local women who wanted to honor the memory of Andrew McMorris, the 12-year-old boy who was killed by a drunk driver following a crash September 30. READ
The third time was anything but a charm for the Shoreham-Wading River High School field hockey team.
Shoreham won both of its regular-season games against Bayport-Blue Point in sudden-victory overtime, 2-1 and 3-2. Those losses stuck with the Phantoms, who did something about it Monday when the teams faced off a third time, in a Suffolk County Class B outbracket game. READ
Sometimes the ball just will not go in the goal.
Try as it did — and the Shoreham-Wading River High School boys soccer team tried everything it could — the Wildcats could not punch in a goal Monday night. It happens sometimes. That’s soccer. READ
They’re young and undersized, but the Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats are also soccer savvy and headed to the playoffs.
For a high school boys soccer team to lose 11 players (about half of whom were starters) from last year and return with only four seniors, that can be a worrisome thing for a coach. Russ Mitchinson was concerned, and he had good cause to be.
Or at least he thought he did. READ
In late September 2008, the Shoreham-Wading River community mourned the loss of a dedicated and talented teacher who died in a car accident in Wading River. Jennifer Mager of Riverhead, who taught kindergarten, was 37. READ