Dutch Lane's News & Headlines

  • Welcome!

    At Dutch Lane, we all "strive to reach our personal best, as we gain knowledge, learn to respect ourselves and others and continue to be responsible members of our community, now and always."

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  • Dutch Lane PTA School Honorary Life Award Presented to Mrs. Cathy McVeigh

    The Dutch Lane PTA President, Mrs. Christine Weih, presented the New York State PTA Honorary Life Award to Mrs. Cathy McVeigh, Dutch Lane School's beloved secretary. The whole school gathered for the ceremony that acknowledged Mrs. McVeigh as an individual of distinguished service to the welfare of children and youth.

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  • Dutch Lane PTA

    Please visit the link above, or click the "PTA News" quicklink to the left, to find out more information about the Dutch Lane PTA.

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  • First Book Book Fair

    The ESL students at Dutch Lane were elated when they learned that they could take home the wonderful new books that were donated by First Book!

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  • Home to School Connection

    The home to school connection is essential to academic success. We are committed to maintaining open lines of communication between parents and their child’s teachers. In order to foster greater communication, parents are now able to email their child’s teachers. Please click on the link for more information.

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  • Spelling Bee

    Dutch Lane had our annual Spelling Bee. Congratulations to Jason, our school champion! Jason is a 5th grade student in Miss Sullo's class. We wish you the best of luck at the Long Island Regional Spelling Bee, which will take place at Hofstra University.

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  • Toy Drive

    The Dutch Lane School community learned that the John Theissen Children’s Foundation, a charitable organization that provides holiday gifts to children in local hospitals, lost many of the toys during the recent nor’easter.

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  • District Holiday Card Designer

    Nicole, a fifth grade student at Dutch Lane School, was honored at the December Hicksville Board of Education meeting for designing the school district's holiday card. Nicole was joined by her family, her classroom teacher, Miss Sullo, her art teacher, Ms. Germinario, the chairperson of the Fine Arts Department, Mr. Grusenmeyer and her principal, Susan Strauss. We are so happy that Nicole's talents have been recognized and celebrated!

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  • Wonder by R.J. Palacio

    The fifth grade students read the book Wonder by R.J. Palacio. They enjoyed reading the book. The students took part in a few book talks.

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  • Hour of Code

    Computer Science Education Week takes place from December 8th through December 14th. To celebrate this, all Dutch Lane students were invited to participate in the "The Hour of Code" either in their classrooms or in the Computer Lab.

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Important Announcements

  • IMPORTANT - Snow Contingency Day Update 

     
    Please be reminded that the April recess is fast approaching. This past winter schools were closed for four days due to snow and poor weather and road conditions. In order to meet state education’s requirements for the minimum days of school attendance, April 9th and April 10th, originally scheduled as days of recess, will be used as snow contingency make-up days and schools will be open for students and staff.

    In summary, schools will be closed from April 2-8 and will be in session April 9 and 10.

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  • The Board of Education 
    will hold a Special Meeting

    on Wednesday, April 1, 2015
    7:00 pm 

    It is anticipated the Board will immediately move into Executive Session for the discussion of Audit Committee Matters and the employment history of particular individuals and matters leading to the appointment of a District Administrator.

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  • Bulletin Board Newsletter
    Winter 2015

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  • 2015-2016 Proposed Budget
    For a list of Meetings regarding
    the 2015-2016 Proposed Budget 

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  • 2015 Summer Recreation Program
    Online Registration for the 2015 Summer Recreation Program will begin on March 2, 2015 at 8:00 AM. Please go to the Summer Recreation page located under the “For Community “link on the channel bar for directions and information.
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  • For your Information:

    According to the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on School Health, parents should be encouraged to dress children in multiple light layers.  In any weather, small children should typically wear one layer more than an adult would wear.

    We urge all students to be mindful of these precautions and take measures to ensure their well-being during these cold and challenging winter days
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