Thank you, Hicksville Public Schools Community for passing the Budget!
The high school commencement program celebrated the myriad of achievements and accomplishments of the Class of 2012 with a traditional outdoor ceremony that envisioned future success for the more than 400 graduates.
“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.
The Middle School Drama Club brought the magic of Alice in Wonderland to their school stage in a full-blown musical production that paid homage to the 1951 Disney animated film classic.
On March 2, students across the school district participated in a variety of reading activities and exercises to commemorate the birthday of The Cat in the Hat author Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, and the annual celebration of the National Education Society’s Read Across America Day.
Administration, teachers, staff, students and volunteers worked in concert, literally, to raise money and awareness for an international charity that helps babies born prematurely. The concert, called Teacher Jam for Embrace Global, was held in the high school auditorium and spotlighted staff members and students rockin’ the house with ripping vocals, chest-pounding drum beats