The Riverhead Board of Education holds a regular meeting tonight at the high school, beginning at 6 p.m., with a planned executive session running from 6 to 7 p.m., at which time the board will convene a public meeting to take up the business as per its published agenda (below.)
Among the items on tonight's agenda are job layoffs first announced by the district in February, effective June 30:
Abolishing nine teaching positions and "excessing" nine teachers, including high school guidance counselor Natacha Volcy, middle school health teacher Lindsay Lindenbaum, home and careers teacher Amy Doucette, high school math teacher Nicole Sapienza, a middle school math teacher James Korte, middle school English teacher Lori Falisi, Star Academy science teacher Timothy McCready, Aquebogue special education teacher Jaqueline Andrejack, and industrial arts/technology teacher Scott Bunin.
"Excessing" nine teaching assistants: Alyssa Behr, Amanda Bendick, Darlene Folkes and Laura Sauter, Aquebogue Elementary; Diane Graziano, Roanoke Avenue Elementary; Linda Milkelinich and Carolyn Vanston, Phillips Avenue Elementary; Diane Tuthill, Riley Avenue Elementary; and Sandra Quinteros, high school.
Abolishing five civil service positions and "excessing" staff, including neighborhood aides David Banks Jr. and Elwood Lamb; one clerktypist amd two part-time custodial workers.
The board will also formally accept the results of the school board election and budget vote held May 15 and accept the offer of Suffolk County to buy development rights on 27 acres of land on Tuthill's Lane in Aquebogue. (See separate story.)