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
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 Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency on Friday postponed a vote on Culinary Arts Riverhead LLC’s request for another 10-year property tax abatement on the culinary arts building in downtown Riverhead. (more…)
In the wake of concerns about a contract with Riverhead Town, Riverhead Central School District finalized the cost of hiring a school resource officer Friday.
During last Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting, member Greg Meyer asked that the board consider rescinding its contract with the town. READ
“I’m very happy to say that I’m here,” said Brian Mooney, who served as Sgt. 1st Class in the Army for 25 years, as he spoke to a classroom of third-grade students. “I have to express myself in that manner, because I want you to know that a friend of mine didn’t make it. He didn’t come home.” (more…)
Members of the Riverhead High School Gay-Straight Alliance were honored prior to the Riverhead Town Board meeting Tuesday night. READ
Families of students in the Riverhead Central School District traveled to Phillips Avenue Elementary School last Thursday with arepas, empanadas, chilaquiles and other dishes reflecting their Latino heritage for the school’s first-ever Hispanic Heritage celebration.
The festive event followed a school day during which students learned about and created projects honoring Spanish-speaking countries, said bilingual teacher Ines Robinson. READ