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RHHSRiverhead High School

 

700 Harrison Ave
Riverhead, NY 11901
Telephone: 631.369.6727/23

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Principal: Charles Regan
Assistant Principal: Sean O'Hara
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Assistant Principal: Kellyann Parlato
Assistant Principal: Nicole Taylor


RHS is a comprehensive four-year High School with approximately 1,800 students in grades 9-12. The HS has a teaching and professional staff of about 155 and a very diverse student body.

 

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Computing Students Visit Brookhaven National Lab

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Middle school, high school and Pulaski Street Elementary School students in the Riverhead Central School District’s Scientific Computing program toured Brookhaven National Laboratory on March 27 to see how computing skills are applied in the real world. During the tour, led by educational programs administrator Scott Bronson, the students learned about internship opportunities at the lab and visited the Northeast Solar Energy Resource Center and National Synchrotron Light Source II. As part of the district program, the students work with BNL technology architect David Biersach on a weekly basis to improve their scientific computing skills.

 

Riverhead Students Disseminate Anti-Drug Information

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Riverhead High School and Middle School students helped to circulate information about the Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth program during an annual meet and greet at the Riverhead Fire House on April 11.

During the community event, the students disseminated information about the program at various booths and held an informative presentation on substance abuse and the latest trends in vaping. 

The students, who have pledged to lead a substance-free lifestyle, meet every other week to help find ways to curb drug use in the community. 

 

Students Aim to Effect Change

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Students at Riverhead High School and Middle School who are members of the Riverhead Youth Coalition met with Suffolk County lawmakers on April 3 to discuss concerns about the growing issue of teen vaping. 

During the session, the 14 teens provided Legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming with insight into teen vaping and learned about what actions the county is taking to reduce youth access to vape products and other electronic nicotine delivery systems. The teens also suggested legislation that would limit vape advertisements on storefront signage. 

“We were able to share our personal experiences from what’s been going on throughout the community and in our schools to better Suffolk County,” said sophomore Imani Thomas. 
 

‘In the Heights’ Showcases Students’ Talents

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Riverhead High School thespians presented an exhilarating performance of “In the Heights” on the weekend of April 5. The musical, which featured a cast and crew of 50 students, tells a universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood. According to director Dena Marie Tishim, the production was selected for its subject matter as being interesting and relevant to students, and its musical score, which is energetic and challenging for both actors and pit orchestra members.

 

Student-musicians Showcase Talents at Competition

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Four musical performing groups from Riverhead High School shined at the WorldStrides OnStage New York Heritage Festival in New York City on March 22 and 23. 

Held at the Riverside Church, the 83 student-musicians earned accolades for their talents during the performance events. The chamber orchestra procured a Gold Award and an Adjudicators Award; the jazz ensemble received a first-place Silver Award; the wind ensemble scored a first-place Concert Band Gold Award, an Adjudicators Award and an Outstanding Band group award; and the chamber choir merited a Silver Award. 

Individual students were also honored for their performances. Chamber orchestra member Sarah Anne Fried and singer Sarah Jordan garnered Maestro Awards, while choral member Lily Kutner was presented with an Ovation Award. 

Following the festival, the musicians took in a performance of “Wicked.” They also visited the Top of the Rock and enjoyed a Circle Line dinner cruise with fellow performers.

The Riverhead Central School District congratulates each of these student-musicians on a job well done.