Athletic teams

RHS has athletic teams that excel on the playing field and in the classroom. The Blue Waves Varsity Football team was the 2013 SUFFOLK COUNTY CHAMPS. RHS sophomore Blake Carrara made a commitment to play for the University of MD.

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RIPTIDE ONLINE - HS NEWS

RHS has an an active core of online journalists, who are working hard to bring the online community breaking news about current events at RHS and in the world at large. Go to News Today to see a running list of recent stories, or click below.

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Principal's Message, news and announcements from RHS

MESSAGES FROM PRINCIPAL CHARLES REGAN

RIVERHEAD HIGH SCHOOL
700 Harrison Avenue
Riverhead, NY  11901
FAX (631) 369-5164 - www.riverhead.net
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August 2014

Dear Parents/Guardians,

The new school year brings new opportunities and challenges for our students and your child’s success depends on their commitment to take advantage of the academic and co-curricular opportunities awaiting them.  Their achievements will also depend on our cooperative efforts in guiding them through their time here at Riverhead High School.  In my role as high school principal, I look forward to forming a relationship with you that will foster your child’s academic and social development. 

Classes will commence on Wednesday, September 3rdBelow is the High School Bell Schedule.


Bell Schedule 2014-2015

Period 1

7:15 – 8:02 AM

Period 2

8:06 – 8:53 AM

Period 3

8:57 – 9:47 AM

Period 4

9:51 – 10:38 AM

Period 5

10:42 – 11:29 AM

Period 6

11:33 – 12:20 PM

Period 7

12:24 – 1:11 PM

Period 8

1:15 – 2:02 PM

In addition, our annual Open House will be held on Thursday, September 11th at 6:30 p.m.  I hope to meet you in person at this event. 

This summer the exciting process of the high school construction continued.   Last year in order to accommodate the construction, our parking lots were reconfigured.  We will continue to use those parking patterns.  The parking lot in the front of the building is closed.  To ensure the health and safety of all students and staff parking in the back of the building, we ask that no student drive to school until they have obtained a sticker through Mr. O’Hara’s office. We will begin accepting parking applications August 27th.  Applications can be brought to the temporary high school office located in the middle school portables, room P10.  If a student does not have a sticker on the first day of school they cannot park in the high school parking lot.  

In another effort to ensure the safety of those driving to school, we continue to use the parent drop off loop on School Street.  This loop is located between the high school and middle school.  If you plan on dropping your child off in the mornings or picking them up in the afternoon, please utilize this loop and do not enter the rear parking lot.  Also, please take note that the main entrance to the high school has been moved to the rear of the building, located by the gymnasium lobby doors.  

Enjoy the rest of your summer!

Respectfully,

Dr. Charles Regan

Bus Line Up at the High School for the 2014-15 School Year. Entrance will be in the back of HS.

bus

RIVERHEAD HIGH SCHOOL
700 Harrison Avenue
Riverhead, NY  11901
FAX (631) 369-5164 - www.riverhead.net
Description: logo

August 2014

Dear Parents/Guardians, 

The new school year brings new opportunities and challenges for our students and your child’s success depends on their commitment to take advantage of the academic and co-curricular opportunities awaiting them.  Their achievements will also depend on our cooperative efforts in guiding them through their time here at Riverhead High School.  In my role as high school principal, I look forward to forming a relationship with you that will foster your child’s academic and social development. 

As the final touches are put on the high school in preparation for our academic year, we will be changing the format of our Freshman Orientation.  We are inviting your child to attend Freshman Orientation on Tuesday, September 2nd from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  We encourage your child to take advantage of this opportunity to meet some of their teachers and tour the building.  Tours of the high school will be scheduled at half hour intervals beginning at 1:00 p.m. with the last tour starting at 3:00 p.m.  If you plan on having your child participate please arrange for them to be dropped off at the high school main entrance, by the gym and auditorium doors, and picked up one half hour later. 

It is suggested that incoming 9th grade students purchase the following items in preparation for their classes:

2-3” D-Ring Binder (or Trapper Keeper type notebook)

Plastic sheet protectors (for keeping copies of class schedules and other information referenced on a frequent basis)

Pens & pencils

Subject dividers (5 plastic)

Zippered pouch with 3 holes (to carry small supplies)

Loose leaf paper (pack of 100 sheets)

Classes will commence on Wednesday, September 3rd.  Below is the High School Bell Schedule.


Bell Schedule 2014-2015

Period 1

7:15 – 8:02 AM

Period 2

8:06 – 8:53 AM

Period 3

8:57 – 9:47 AM

Period 4

9:51 – 10:38 AM

Period 5

10:42 – 11:29 AM

Period 6

11:33 – 12:20 PM

Period 7

12:24 – 1:11 PM

Period 8

1:15 – 2:02 PM

This summer the exciting process of the high school construction continued.  Last year in order to accommodate the construction, our parking lots were reconfigured.  We will continue with those parking patterns.  The parking lot in the front of the building is closed.  In another effort to ensure the safety of those driving to school, we have created a parent drop off loop on School Street, located between the high school and middle school.  If you plan on dropping your child off in the mornings or picking them up in the afternoon, please utilize this loop and do not enter the rear parking lot.  Also, please take note that the main entrance to the high school has been moved to the rear of the building, located by the gymnasium lobby doors. 

Finally, our annual Open House will be held on Thursday, September 11th at 6:30 p.m.  I hope to be able to meet you in person then. 

Enjoy the rest of your summer!

Respectfully,


Dr. Charles Regan


RHS PTSO
PTSOThe current president is Alice McKillop, vice president is Louisa Markewitz, the secretary is Georgia Keiffert and the treasurer is Allison Pressler. If you'd like to contact the RHS PTSO, send an email to question@rhsptso.org and come to their meetings. The PTSO meets, typically, on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM in HS-Room 111.
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HELP US CELEBRATE THE SPIRIT OF RIVERHEAD HIGH SCHOOL, OUR TOWN AND OUR COMMUNITY. 

The data shows that kids with the highest test scores are the most active in afterschool activities. Two-thirds of kids in the top quarter of test takers played sports, for example, compared to less than half in the lowest quarter. >Education News

This study has calculated that the odds of attending college were 97 percent higher for youngsters who took part in school-sponsored activities for two years than for those who didn't do any school activities. Three times as many had a GPA of 3.0 or higher; twice as many scored in the top quarter on math and reading tests. And 68 percent expected to get a college degree, compared to 48 percent of kids who weren't.

HELP US CELEBRATE THE SPIRIT OF RIVERHEAD HIGH SCHOOL, OUR TOWN AND OUR COMMUNITY. 



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Sports as covered by the local media as it happens.


All the District News
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Wall of Fame
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A chronological overview of past RHS news.
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Award Winning Students

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District News Archive
A chronological overview of the news from 2011-2014
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RHS PTSO
PTSOThe current president is Alice McKillop and the secretary is Georgia Keiffert. If you'd like to contact the RHS PTSO, send an email to question@rhsptso.org and come to their meetings. The PTSO meets, typically, on the third Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM in the RHS Library.
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From a study in EDUCATION NEWS: The data also show that kids with the highest test scores are the most active in afterschool activities. Two-thirds of kids in the top quarter of test takers played sports, for example, compared to less than half in the lowest quarter.

This study has calculated that the odds of attending college were 97 percent higher for youngsters who took part in school-sponsored activities for two years than for those who didn't do any school activities. Three times as many had a GPA of 3.0 or higher; twice as many scored in the top quarter on math and reading tests. And 68 percent expected to get a college degree, compared to 48 percent of kids who weren't.

Clubs and Activities
A LIST OF ALL THE CLUBS CLICK ON THE TITLE for a list of all the clubs and activities offered at Riverhead High School.
SCHOOL STORE The SCHOOL STORE is located in the area adjascent to the Cafeteria. It is open every day.
RIPTIDE RIPTIDE is the school newspaper. IT IS NOW ONLINE! Read what these HS reporters are covering.
LABYRINTH LABYRINTH is the HS literary magazine. It is published in June of each school year.
PEER MEDIATION The HS Peer Mediation Team mediates disagreement between students and trains MS mediators.
SCIENCE CLUB A paper recycling program at the high school is a major undertaking of the Science Club.
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY NHS students participate in PEER TUTORING, fundraising, and food drives.
STUDENT GOVERNMENT Student Government Officers plan Homecoming, participate in the ALS Ride for Life, sponsor fund-raisers, and take a leadership role throughout the school year.