Tears and smiles, pride and happiness ruled the day as the 5th grade students of Fork Lane graduated yesterday. Parents and teachers beamed with pride at the accomplishments of their children. Dr. Bonuso gave a speech of encouragement and hope that the children will follow their dreams. Good luck in Middle School class of 2017!
Students from the Fork Lane class of 2010 returned to their elementary alma mater for the first ever Senior Walk. 40 students graduating from Hicksville High School strolled through the halls where it all began encouraging the present students and embracing their former teachers. When asked what their future goals were the college bound seniors answers ranged from becoming a pharmacist to being on active duty in the United States Air Force. It was a sentimental journey for teachers and students alike.
The Fork Lane school had its annual Talent Show 2017 on Friday June 16, 2017. Many students participated and showed their fellow students their many talents. We had some solo pianists, some dance groups of different sizes, some singing groups and a finale from the combined fifth grades.
Today ,June 15 Thursday , was Crazy Hats / Socks Day here at Fork Lane School for Spirit Week. All the Children wore their craziest and funniest hats and socks to school. Many of the children constructed their own hats and hair styles from whatever they could find around their homes. It was a blast , as the weather cooperated.
The Third Grade Orchestra and Chorus provided the Fork Lane school with a concert of epic proportions. The occasion also served as the fairwell concert for Mrs. Davidowitz , who is retiring this year. We thank her for her many years of musical dedication to the Fork Lane Students. She will be sorely missed.
Books Alive started today at Fork Lane School. The Fork Lane Staff and parents participated in bring to life some of the books presented today. Some of the books , presented in Reader's Theatre format , were : Yo , Aesop , Dooby Dooby Moo , Tikki , Tikki Tembo , The Very Hungry Caterpillar and the BFG.
Fork Lane Field Day 2017 was a rousing success. The day's weather cooperated for a sunny and warm day. The Fork Lane PTA provided refreshments for the children and their families. Some of the events were the Tug of War, Snowball Fight, Capture the Chicken, and field events such as the 40 yard dash and the mile run.
Today May 25,2017, Fork Lane School taped Mr. Scardino to the wall for all the Books they read to raise money to end child poverty and awareness for kids in the U.S. and around the world. The children were amazed at the site of Mr. Scardino , their principal duck taped to the wall for all the money they raised.
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.