Roughly 40 percent of Riverhead Middle School students believe vaping is not harmful to their health, according to data collected last year by the Riverhead Youth Coalition, a group of students in grades seven through 12 whose goal is to prevent drug and alcohol abuse among youth. READ
It’s something some adolescent girls struggle with on a regular basis. READ
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
Superintendent Gerard Poole addressed national school safety concerns at the Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education meeting Tuesday.
The presentation comes roughly two weeks after an airsoft gun was found in a student’s backpack at Riverhead Middle School, only about 10 miles from Wading River Elementary School. READ
More than a 125 people attended Wednesday’s Federal Aviation Administration workshop in Riverhead to express complaints over the constant buzz of helicopters flying across the North Fork. But the format of the hearing left many feeling as if the FAA was failing to take their complaints seriously. READ
An unloaded airsoft gun was found in a backpack at Riverhead Middle School Thursday morning, according to a message posted on the district website from Superintendent Aurelia Henriquez. READ
After mold and mildew were found at Aquebogue Elementary School earlier this week, similar conditions were reported at Riverhead Middle School Thursday. READ
Seventh-graders raised nearly $1,100 during the Riverhead Middle School’s fourth annual “Water Challenge” fundraiser, according to a press release issued Monday by the school district.