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Autumn Riley PhotoRiley Avenue Elementary School

 

374 Riley Avenue
Calverton, NY 11933
Telephone: 631.369.6804

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Principal: David Enos Assistant Principal: Jeanne Grim

Riley Avenue is one of four K-4 elementary schools in the district. It is located on Riley Avenue in the community of Calverton. It's a short one mile hike from the L.I. Sound. The Riley Avenue School is the most rural of the Riverhead schools, but no longer surrounded by fields. It's student population has grown to almost 600 students.

Riley has a full day kindergarten program, a self-contained special education class and a resource room.

"As always, please feel free to contact us with any ideas that you have that will further the education of our students. It is a pleasure to be your school administrators" - Riley Principal David Enos.



Riley Avenue Student Council worked for Unity during Unity Week.


Current News

Riley Holds First Thanksgiving Parade

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Riley Avenue Elementary School students entertained their peers with a Thanksgiving parade, complete with balloons, on Nov. 25.

The colorful parade was inspired by the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which the students learned more about by watching videos and reading “Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade” by Melissa Sweet. They also participated in discussions on the logistics of the parade and how the floats, balloons and costumes are made. 

The students then brought their learning to life by creating their own balloons. They started out by sketching their ideas and listing the materials they needed before making them.  

Following the parade, the students performed in the school’s inaugural Thanksgiving play, which told the story of the first Thanksgiving. The events culminated with a Thanksgiving feast in the cafeteria. 

 

Majestic Mountain Painting

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As part of an interdisciplinary social studies project, fourth graders at Riley Avenue Elementary School have been engaged in painting New York’s majestic mountains.

The students are currently learning about New York’s history and geography as part of a social studies unit in class. To reinforce the lessons, art teacher Melissa Haupt tied in the art component. Using Georgia O’Keeffe’s work as inspiration, the students are creating paintings of colorful mountain ranges using watercolor crayons during their art classes. 
 

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