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Headlines & Features

  • 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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  • Two Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

    High School seniors Sebastian Niculescu and Julie Choi have been selected as the district’s National Merit Semifinalists. Niculescu and Choi are two of approximately 16,000 students selected across the country in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. From these 16,000, approximately 15,000 are expected to advance to the Finalist level. Niculescu and Choi will both have an opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring.

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  • Students Earn AP Scholar Awards

    The district is proud to announce that 112 students in the Hicksville High School Classes of 2014 and 2015 have earned the designation of Advanced Placement Scholar from the College Board due to their outstanding achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement exams.

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Important Announcements

  • Board of Education - Special Meeting
    Wednesday, October 29, 2014
     
    Topic: Superintendent Search
    Specification Development Report 
     
    Board Room
    Administration Building – 7:00 PM

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  • Board of Education Committee Meetings
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014
     
    (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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