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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

Mindful in Middle School

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Riverhead Middle School students are learning stress management and reduction skills as part of a new mindfulness program led by health teacher Lindsay Lindenbaum. 

“The program brings mindfulness to the classroom and is specifically geared for school-age students,” said Lindenbaum. 

As part of the program, students have been practicing deep breathing techniques in health class, along with tableside stretching and guided imagery. 

The new initiative is made possible through a free classroom subscription to the Calm app, provided by the Calm Schools Initiative. 

A Bug of a Time

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The eighth grade students in Riverhead Middle School’s Living Environment classes are currently engaged in lessons surrounding live crickets. Teacher Ann Priapi kicked off the unit by asking her students to simply observe the crickets and make note of what they saw, smelled and heard. 

“The goal is to get them to think like scientists,” she explained. 

The ecology unit will continue with information on the insects’ habitats, life cycles, eating habits and more.   


Students Show their Colors Through Portfolio Project

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Eighth grade art students at Riverhead Middle School are preparing for a year of art classes by designing portfolios that will be used to store their projects. 

Art teacher Veronique Galyardt explained that the assignment will help get students’ artistic juices flowing as they are encouraged to design portfolios featuring their individual interests. 

By the end of the school year, the students’ portfolios will be filled with self-portraits, color theory paintings, perspective work and a money collage that teaches the value of a dollar, among other works of art. 

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