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Riverhead School District Schedules 9 Reopening Plan Meetings

RIVERHEAD, NY — With schools set to reopen soon, nine parent information sessions have been scheduled to discuss the Riverhead Central School district’s plan.

In preparing for the opening of its seven schools, district officials scheduled the nine school-specific parent information Zoom meetings; the meetings are in addition to the district’s previous public meeting held on August 6.

An opportunity to ask questions will be provided. Links to join the meetings can be found on its parent information webpage.

Meetings will be held on Tuesday, August 18, Wednesday, August 19, and Thursday, August 20.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced recently that all school districts in the state must host information sessions for parents and staff. With all New York school districts authorized to open this fall, Cuomo said the question remains “how” they will move forward to do so. “That is up to the local school district,” he said Monday. “People

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