Dave Densieski, Principal
                     Ph. 631.369.6794

              Pulaski Street School
                300 Pulaski Street
                Riverhead, NY 11901

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The Pulaski Street School houses 700 fifth and sixth grade students. It is located on Pulaski Street adjacent to Polish Town. The beautiful brick building with its majestic columns was erected in 1938 and was the site of the first high school. With its high ceilings and large windows, the school carries a special charm. School Hours are 8:05AM to 2:35PM.

alisonPulaski Street School has a culturally diverse student population, with a teaching staff of seasoned veterans and new, energetic, young professionals.

Dr. Stephen Hudson is the Associate Principal at the Pulaski Street School. Dr. Hudson's phone number is (631) 369-6793 (stephen.hudson@riverhead.net).

There is a strong community partnership at this level through learning programs such as:
- A strong Community Awareness Program (CAP) which emphasizes self-esteem, discipline and remaining drug free.
- Strong cultural arts and music programs.
- A variety of after school clubs and after school activities.
- Pulaski students and staff raise thousands of dollars each year through a Mathathon fund-raiser for St. Jude's Children's Hospital and participate in a number of other fund-raisers for charities.

Principal's Message

  • August 27, 2014

    Dear Parents/Guardians,

    It is with great pleasure and excitement that I welcome you back for the 2014-2015 school year.  For those students returning to Pulaski as 6th graders, and those attending for the first time we are all very eager to begin learning.  Our teachers look forward to developing each student’s unique gifts and potential, while providing a supportive learning environment that fosters integrity, creativity and respect.  

    Last year we began our journey together learning about the new Common Core State Standards.  Although many were apprehensive, our Pulaski students and staff rose to the occasion.  We all worked diligently to learn this new process, and in the end, have a better understanding of what needs to be accomplished.  I am confident that together we will continue to master these concepts and ideas as we grow academically. 

    Our faculty and staff have continued working over the summer developing curriculum and preparing for the opening day.  Teachers updated the math curriculum in both grades. During this school year our teachers will be developing and enhancing our social studies curriculum. . . . In closing I would like to thank each and every one of you for your support of our students.  Without this collaboration we could not be as successful as we are.  >More 

Pulaski News


Pulaski News in the 2014-2015 News Archive and the News in Photos
The news at Pulaski.
and throughout the District.

Pulaski News >Message from Principal David Densieski (8/27/14)
Internet Safety Presentation / The Ninth Annual Garfield Langhorn Essay Contest / Pulaski Street School Study the Western Exapnsion / Project Fit America at Pulaski / CAP Award / Summer Music Program Supports Student Efforts / Get Caught Reading 2013 / Kidsday / ELA Coursework to be included in Book / A Walk Through Black History

Pulaski's Council for Unity program seeks to empower students to create a harmonious and safe learning environment within the school for ALL students. It is an anti-gang, anti-violence, and pro-mediation program.t

Pulaski's Community Awareness Program (CAP) emphasizes self-esteem, discipline and remaining drug free.

Pulaski offers its students strong cultural arts and music programs.

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Contact Information


Click HERE for Phone Numbers for Pulaski Street School.
Click HERE for Email addresses for Faculty/Staff.

Elementary school hours are 8:05 a.m. to 2:35 p.m.

Pulaski Street PTO OFFICERS

Mary Maki - President
Kelly Brennan - Secretary/Treasurer
Michelle Chauncey-Baumann, Teacher Representative

Officers meet before each meeting from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. in Rm. 116.

  • Free Workshop Series for Parents

    (Also see: CAP "SAY NO TO DRUGS" MARCH 2014)

    Riverhead, NY - Riverhead Community Awareness Program, Inc., (CAP) is offering a free workshop series for parents in the Riverhead Central School District called Guiding Good Choices. During the workshop, parents will learn how to strengthen family bonds and reduce the risk that their children will use alcohol and other drugs.

    The program is free for parents in the Riverhead Central School District, but is limited to twenty people. For more information or to register, call Riverhead Community Awareness Program, Inc. (CAP) at 727-3722.


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The Pulaski Street School Library is named after PFC Garfield Langhorn, a 1967 graduate of RHS (the HS was then housed at the Pulaski Street School). PFC Langhorn was killed
in action in the Vietnam War, when, during a rescue mission, he threw himself on a live grenade to save
his fellow soldiers.

Langhorn was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal
of Honor--the only Suffolk County recipient of that honor. >MORE