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  •  Lunar New Year

    OCR Learns the Lunar Way

    Students at Old Country Road celebrated the Lunar New Year with fun and interactive lessons about Chinese culture, history and tradition.

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  • Old Country Road Spelling Bee

    Old Country Road’s Super Speller

    Old Country Road fifth-grader Maya Suzuki won the school’s annual spelling bee by correctly spelling championship word “insulin.”

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  • Hicksville holiday card design winner

    Zheng’s Holiday Gem

    High school senior Lillian Zheng was selected as the winner of the 2016 district Holiday Card Design Contest and presented with a plaque at the Board of Education’s December meeting.

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  • Gingerbread Houses at Burns

    Third-graders at Burns Avenue built gingerbread houses as a festive precursor to the holiday break.

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  • Clear Voices of Democracy

    Alaha Nasari, a freshman in Heather Stavrinadis’ Pre-AP World History Class at the high school, earned first place at the Long Island Voice of Democracy audio essay contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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  • Lacrosse Team’s Huge Holiday Assist

    During the holiday season, high school varsity lacrosse coach Tom Kinsella and his team collected toys and gift cards to distribute to children with cancer and their family members at Winthrop Hospital.

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  • Grant to Fund Zoo Trip

    Old Country Road third-grade teacher Christine Palmieri was selected as a recipient of a Target Field Trip Grant, and the school’s entire grade level will supplement its science lessons with a visit to the Queens Zoo in the spring as a result.

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  • Occupation Education at OCR

    Students at Old Country received visits from individuals from various fields on Career Day.

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  • A Commitment to Partnerships

    As part of an ongoing commitment to maintaining open lines of communication and fostering partnerships throughout the community, Superintendent Dr. Carl Bonuso hosted a Key Communicators roundtable meeting. The discussion featured representatives of the district, Hicksville business owners and community members, and served as a way to encourage forward-thinking dialogue.

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  • Supe's On! Raising the Cyber Smart Child

    On Tuesday evening, January 24, 2017, parents, community members, and school administrators gathered together to discuss, "Raising a Cyber Smart Child." The conversation, one of particular importance to parents, is part of a series of gatherings hosted by Hicksville Superintendent, Dr. Carl Bonuso.

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