On Wednesday, June 21st, the students of Burns Avenue were thrilled by the visit of sixteen graduates of Hicksville High School's class of 2017. The graduates, who were members of Burns Avenue's class of 2010, were greeted by the students in the gymnasium after they were welcomed in the lobby by their former teachers.
The Burns Avenue Student Council recently coordinated a drive to collect stuffed animals so that they could be donated to the pediatric unit of a local hospital. Due to their efforts , many stuffed animals were collected from the families of Burns Avenue and donated to Winthrop Hospital.
Burns Avenue's annual Field Day, which was held on Friday, June 9th, was once again one of the year's most exciting events. The students in the school were divided into two teams that competed in a variety of contests and games during the course of the day.
Students in Burns Avenue had a great time participating in a Book Swap on Tuesday, June 6. Organized by Mrs. Butler, the Burns Avenue Librarian, students brought in some of their used books for the swap and then had the opportunity of selecting books that were brought to school by other students.
The Burns Avenue Spring Concert, which was held on Monday, May 22, was the culminating activity in the school's vocal and instrumental program. During the concert, students in Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grade turned in wonderful performances in the Band, Orchestras, and Choruses.
Expo, which was held on Tuesday, May 16th, once again proved to be one of the most enjoyable events of the school year. The classrooms and corridors of Burns Avenue contained beautiful displays of the research projects, writing assignments, and art work that were completed by the students during the year.
On the evening of Friday, April 28th, many students in Burns Avenue returned to school so that they could participate in the annual Story Time at Burns Avenue. Sponsored by the Burns Avenue PTA, the program was presented so that the children could listen to the reading of award-winning books by the staff of Burns Avenue.
The students in Mrs. Blaney's Second Grade class were thrilled to receive a visit from State Senator Elaine Phillips on Thursday, April 20th. Senator Phillips discussed her duties as a State Senator and explained the structure of the government in both our State and country.
On Tuesday, April 4, the Burns Avenue PTA held a ceremony to recognize this year's winners in the Reflections Contest. The students were given framed certificates for their achievements in the areas of Literature, Visual Arts, Photography, and Music.
On Wednesday, April 5, the students in Burns Avenue enthusiastically participated in a program presented by the Hip Pickles, a percussion ensemble that featured two outstanding drummers who have won numerous awards and performed around the world.
The Hicksville Board of Education will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
Executive Session Only: 7:00PM
Topic: Negotiations & Superintendent Evaluation
Vice President Brenda Judson will be attending the meeting via Video Conferencing from the Business Center of the Marriott Hotel, 1610 McConnor Parkway, Room 204, Schaumburg, Illinois
Administration Building, Boardroom
District-wide Preliminary Safety Plan
As required by education law, the preliminary plan is available for public review for at least 30 days before final approval and adoption by the Board of Education.
Questions about the plan should be directed to Marcy Tannenbaum, Assistant Superintendent for Business at 516-733-2170
2017-2018 Capital Reserve
Updated information about the 2017-2018 proposed capital reserve is available below.
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.
Smart Schools Investment Plan
At the February 15, 2017 Board of Education Meeting, the Board accepted the preliminary Smart Schools Investment Plan (SSIP). The presentation and a copy of the preliminary plan can be found below.