Hicksville Public Schools will present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at the high school on Thursday, March 14, Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16, with all shows starting at 7 p.m. The Hicksville Repertory Company and 35 third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students from the district’s seven elementary schools round out the cast, which will be accompanied by a full pit orchestra.
High School senior Brian Parisi has been named the Nassau County Visual Arts Scholar for the month of October by the Long Island Arts Alliance and Newsday. He was awarded this title in recognition of his ongoing achievements both academically and as an artist.
Hicksville Public School’s Third Annual Wellness Fair was held on Saturday, March 2, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The theme for this year’s fair was “Live, Laugh and Be Fit!” and that is what people were doing on Saturday. The turnout was great with hundreds of students, parents, staff and community members attending.
The high school Modern Music Masters (Tri-M Chapter 503) Honor Society will hold their annual winter recital on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the school’s Daniel J. Kristoff Theater.
The high school Tri-M Music Honor Society delighted the audience at the school’s Daniel J. Kristoff Theater with a fall recital that featured the music of W.A. Mozart, Frederic Chopin, Leonard Bernstein and an original piece by student Terence Leong.
Thank you, Hicksville Public Schools Community for passing the Budget!
“The Mouse That Roared,” a classic two-act comedic send-up of world politics, was presented as a theatre-in-the-round production by the Hicksville High School Repertory Company.
The annual high school spring concert series can be counted on as ambitiously programmed and handily performed. This year’s Spring Concert II was no exception. Four groups each performed four songs, making for a sizable display of talent and skill.
High school students were delivered a direct and abundantly clear pre-prom message from Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice’s office: “Don’t drink and drive.” Assistant District Attorney Matt Lafargue detailed the stories of real cases and people during his 90-minute reality TV-styled lecture.
The special runway built for the High School International Fashion Show extended just halfway to the front row of the auditorium, but the actual reach of the event will be felt halfway around the world.
Throughout the Hicksville school system, elementary students are volunteering to be “Little Doctors” as they participate in organizing blood drives in cooperation with local PTAs and the New York Blood Center. “It's a great opportunity for the children to get involved in community service and learn the importance of donating blood...
Hicksville elementary school students have been treated to visits from their favorite authors as March Into Literacy Month continues. Dutch Lane School welcomed author/illustrator Kathleen Bart, who regaled eager listeners with stories from her book “Global Gourmet” about the foods she tasted during her many trips abroad. Prior to Ms. Bart’s visit, students were given a copy of her book, “A Tale of Two Teddies,”
The High School chapters of the Modern Languages and Fine Arts Honor Societies held their annual induction ceremony during an evening program replete with musical ensembles, candle lighting, laudatory speeches, multilingual oaths and appreciative applause for those being granted inclusion to these select groups. “Our students here today represent our future.