At an assembly today, Mrs. Brinkmann's fourth grade students, Reema D., Brianna G., and Aesha S., were presented with a certificate and an award cup for coming in first place in the Nassau County Cerebral Palsey Trivia Challenge held back in February of this year. We are not only proud of their accomplishment, but we are proud of our students for raising money for this wonderful organization. The students who attended the assembly were also treated to a question and answer period with members of the organization.
National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. In honor of National Library Week, students at Lee were treated to a special guest reader, Legislator Rose Walker.
Congratulations to fourth grade teacher, Mr. Moshoyannis, who won four Ozobots from Hour of Code! These mini-robots, can be programmed easily to follow specific coding instructions. Mr. Moshoyannis has already showed his students how to use the Ozobots and they look forward to learning more about how they can be programmed for use in the classroom!
In honor of Autism Awareness month the Staff and students at Lee Avenue will wear blue every Friday in April. Autism Awareness Month is a time to educate our community about autism and Light It Up Blue! Spreading autism awareness in schools is a great way to celebrate April and promote inclusion and acceptance in the classroom and beyond.
Every month we choose a student who exemplifies the characteristics of a great bucket filler. These characteristics include showing kindness, respect, thoughtfulness and good will towards all, at home, at school and in the community. This month we chose Fouzia k. from Ms. Leahy's class. Congratulations Fouzia !
On Friday, March 24th, fourth and fifth grade students had an opportunity to compete in our 5th Scrabble Tournament sponsored by our Site-Based Team. In order to compete, each student had to bring in one non-perishable food item. Donations were given to a non-profit organization called Long Island Cares. Students had a great time playing Scrabble. Congratulations to our winners, Vincenza and Parbhnoor.
On March 15th, students at Lee Avenue celebrated Pi Day (3.14). Our Student Council sold slices of pie to students for a dollar. The money raised was donated to Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital. Also, Lee Avenue hosted its’ annual pie eating contest. Congratulations to Jia W., Ronald L., Dillon S., and Luis G., for competing. Please click on the link to the left to view a video of the pie eating contest.
On March 3rd, students at Lee Avenue celebrated Bubble Gum Day. On Bubble Gum Day, everyone who donated 50 cents or more was able to chew gum in school. Proceeds went to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Kids had fun while raising money for a good cause. Some creative teachers even incorporate bubble gum into their lessons for the day!
2017-2018 Pre-K Lottery
Hicksville Public Schools will be offering, along with SCOPE, its own limited Pre-Kindergarten Program for the 2016-2017 school year. The district option will be lottery-based requiring completion of an application. The District Pre-Kindergarten Program will be housed at Dutch Lane School.
2017-2018 Instructional Calendar
The 2017-2018 Instructional Calendar was approved by the Board of Education at their regular meeting on January 25, 2017.
6:30 PM Murder Mystery - PTA Event
8:35 AM Site Based Team Meeting