Please be reminded that the April recess is fast approaching. This past winter schools were closed for four days due to snow and poor weather and road conditions. In order to meet state education’s requirements for the minimum days of school attendance, April 9th and April 10th, originally scheduled as days of recess, will be used as snow contingency make-up days and schools will be open for students and staff. In summary, schools will be closed from April 2-8 and will be in session April 9 and 10.
The PTA hosted a celebratory Founders Day dinner and awards ceremony at the Milleridge Cottage in Jericho. An annual district tradition, 44 staff and PTA members were honored for their dedication to benefitting students. The honored guest was William McKee, former head groundskeeper.
As part of their Special Person’s Day celebration, students at Woodland spent quality time with their loved ones while participating in a task or game. The school-wide event featured a variety of activities for the special guests of students in each grade level:
Fifth-graders at Old Country Road invited special guests to their class as part of a Teacher’s College Writing Celebration. The event featured students explaining their class projects about asylums and refugees to their loved ones, and culminated with them reading aloud in small groups.
The Hicksville High School Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 141 new members in a ceremony held in the school’s auditorium. Society president Priya Mishra, vice president Kaitlyn Sullivan, corresponding secretary Anna Cheng, recording secretary Zafreen Siddiquee and treasurer Gabrielle....
The 8th grade students from Mr. Tussie's health class created public service announcements using their IPads in the hope of spreading anti bullying messages. Each year students rally around the annual HMS anti bully pledge signing.
IMPORTANT - Snow Contingency Day Update