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RHMSRiverhead Middle School


600 Harrison Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901
Telephone: 631.369.6759
Fax: 631.369.6829

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Principal: Stephen Hudson           Assistant Principal: Paul Hewitt

New Dismissal Procedures (English & Spanish)


Riverhead Middle School has approximately 800 students in grades 7 and 8. There are 110 professional staff. Coming soon Back to School Night Booklet for all kinds of helpful information about the MS (i.e., Clubs, Phone Numbers, Course Guide, Extra Help Guide, etc.).

RMS has a culturally diverse student population, with a teaching staff of seasoned veterans and young professionals.

  • Parents are encouraged to contact teachers on the team concerning their child's learning needs. In addition, there is a strong anti-bullying emphasis.

The MS has a full range of academic and extra-curricular offerings and a proud tradition of excellence in both. The school has a strong cultural arts and music program and a variety of afterschool clubs, athletic teams, Middle Masques Drama Club and an outstanding Latin Club.

During the school year --

All parent pick up and student drop off will take place in the rear of the building at arrival and dismissal times.

Parents will no longer have access to front loop at those times …

Current News

Showing Appreciation

Showing Appreciation
Showing Appreciation 2
Members of the Riverhead Middle School National Junior Honor Society showed appreciation for their principals and custodians, respectively, as part of Principals Appreciation Day on May 8 and Custodial Appreciation Day on June 4. To honor their principals, the students presented them with golf-themed gifts and decorated their office doors, and for their custodians, they assembled and delivered baskets filled with barbecue supplies. “They are wonderful students who love to help in any way they can,” said adviser Anna Quigley.  

Students of the Month Recognized

Students of the Month Recognized
More than 100 Riverhead Middle School students were recognized as Students of the Month for March and April at a bagel breakfast, sponsored by the Incentive Club, on May 28. The students earned the accolades for their dedication to their studies and school. To see a full list of the honorees, click here

VFW’s Patriot’s Pen Winners

VFW’s Patriot’s Pen Winners photo
Six Riverhead Middle School students were recognized at a ceremony on May 18 at the VFW Post 2476 for the award-winning essays they penned for the VFW’s annual Patriot’s Pen contest. Their entries were among 598 essays submitted to the contest. The Riverhead Central School District congratulates the first through third place winners in grade seven, respectively: Daniella Flores, Madison Amanda Wojcik and Abby Maureen Sullivan; and in grade eight: Michaela Ligon, Quinn Steven Brickman and Emma Kylie Funfgeld. In addition to placing first locally, Ligon also earned second place in Suffolk County. 

A Patriotic Performance

A Patriotic Performance
Student musicians in the Riverhead Middle School Wind Ensemble entertained the audience at the annual Peconic Bay Medical Center Memorial Day event on May 21. The ensemble, directed by Annette Brewer, performed a medley of patriotic songs that they have been practicing for several months.