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Headlines & Features

  • Students Thank Board of Education

    In honor of Board of Education Recognition Month, district students honored the board of education at its October meeting. Middle school and high school students acknowledged the hard work and dedication of the Board of Education by making speeches that expressed appreciation.

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  • East Street Students Learn Anti-bullying Lessons

    Scott Starkey, a fifth-grade teacher at East Street Elementary School, recently hosted a special lesson about anti-bullying. Starkey, who has authored three books on anti-bullying, spoke to students about ways to overcome bullying and the importance of being considerate and compassionate. Students participated in a text-analysis of one of the books and in role-playing activities.

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  • Dutch Lane Children Plant Kinder-garden

    With their parents by their side, kindergartners at Dutch Lane Elementary School rang in the first annual kinder-garden planting ceremony. To signify the seeds of success planting, each child in the class of 2027 planted a tulip bulb in the garden alongside the school.

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  • “The Saber Tooth Curriculum” (Thoughts on Educational Changes and Challenges)

    In 1939, J. Abner Peddiwell authored a thought-provoking, reflective work called “The Saber Tooth Curriculum.” Over seventy years later, I found myself referencing it (per the recommendation of the New York State Education Department) in my capacity as trainer of lead evaluators for teachers and principals. The main character of this satirical piece is New Fist, a Paleolithic man and the “original educational theorist.”

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  • Community Input for Superintendent Search

    The members of the Hicksville Board of Education cordially invite all members of the school community to attend a meeting on Monday, September 29 in the Administration Building, Board Room at 7:00PM to assist the Board in establishing direction for the selection process for the new Superintendent of Schools. (Click the title for a survey and more information)

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  • Lee Avenue Remembers Cherished Teacher

    After their beloved third-grade teacher passed away, Mary D’Andrea’s students at Lee Avenue Elementary School paid tribute by writing heartfelt messages in her memory. D’Andrea, of Levittown, taught first- and third-grade for 28 years and passed away on Sept. 14. The memorial ceremony featured a moment of silence prior to the students’ release of Lee Avenue gold and blue balloons into the sky. Their messages were attached to the balloons.

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Important Announcements

  • Attention HS Students and Parents

    Please be advised that all high school heating systems have been thoroughly evaluated over the weekend and continue to function effectively.  The District's Environmental Consultants have completed air quality tests and all is clear for normal school activities.  Instruction will continue as normal on Monday.
     
     
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  • Board of Education Committee Meetings
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014
    Curriculum Meeting 7:00 PM
    Finance Meeting 8:30 PM
     
    (Please note change of date)
    Board Room, Administration Building – 7:00 PM

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  • Substitute Teacher positions available.  All certification areas.  E-mail letter of interest and resume to bkheyward@hicksvillepublicschools.org.

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  • New York State Assessment Information

    Your child’s grade 3rd through 8th grade NYS Assessment results are available in the PowerSchool Parent Portal. Individual Student Reports (ISR’s) with more detailed results will be mailed home once the district receives them from the New York State Education Department.

    To find out how to set up your parent portal account click here. Or contact the main office at your child’s school


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  • Bulletin Board Newsletter
    Summer 2014
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