A familiar face returned to Riverhead Middle School last week.
Stephen Hudson was appointed principal of Riverhead Middle School after the board unanimously approved his hiring at a Jan. 8 board meeting. His contract is expected to run through Jan. 8, 2023. READ
The Riverhead School District approved price increases for adult meals served throughout the district’s cafeterias at Tuesday’s school board meeting.
Aurelia Henriquez will retain her position as superintendent of the Riverhead Central School District for an additional two years. Although a proposed extension of her contract was not listed on the school board’s agenda Tuesday night, it was approved 4-2, with members Laurie Downs, Brian Connelly, Elizabeth Silva and Therese Zuhoski in favor and president Susan Koukounas and vice president Christopher Dorr rejecting the proposal. READ
All schools in the Riverhead Central School District were briefly in a lockout Tuesday morning as police investigated the possibility of a “violent incident,” according to a statement from the district. (more…)
The Riverhead Middle School principal, Andrea Pekar, is leaving her position this Friday after 28 years in the district.
Ms. Pekar has accepted a position as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction within the Amityville Union Free School District. READ
Riverhead High School student body president Michael Cunningham began speaking before the Board of Education in November.
Michael, a 17-year-old senior, offers the board updates and concerns presented from a student perspective. READ
Superintendent Aurelia Henriquez approached the microphone at Tuesday’s school board meeting in the Riverhead High School cafeteria with a bright smile on her face.
“Tonight I’d like to celebrate our teachers and our leaders,” Dr. Henriquez said, “by announcing that four of our schools are in good standing with the state.” READ
On Tuesday, two weeks after a flood of parents appeared at a Riverhead Board of Education meeting with concerns about student safety, district’s director of security Terry Culhane provided board members with a security update. READ