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  • Schools Honor Elementary Excellence

    The district honored outstanding members of its seven elementary schools’ communities in a special Primary Student and Staff Recognition Ceremony held at the high school.

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  • Administrator Honored for Outstanding Contributions

    District Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Marianne Litzman has been selected as a recipient of the Nassau BOCES 2018 Education Partner Award for her outstanding contributions to public education in Nassau County.

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  • Lee Avenue Teacher Selected for Competitive Training Program

    Lee Avenue fourth-grade teacher Phillip Moshoyannis has been selected to participate in Teachers for Global Classrooms, a branch of the federally funded Fulbright Program designed to provide yearlong training in international instruction.

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  • Starlets Place Fifth at Nationals

    For the first time in 22 years, the high school Starlets Kickline competed at the National Dance Alliance High School National Competition, and earned fifth place for its pom and pick routine.

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  • Schools Honor Students and Staff

    The Board of Education honored exceptional members of its middle and high schools’ communities in a special Secondary Student and Staff Recognition Ceremony held at the high school.

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  • D.A.R.E. Launches On-Line Opioid Lesson

    The Hicksville Public Schools Board of Education Safety Committee works to keep parents, students and the community informed about relevant health and safety topics. D.A.R.E. is committed to ensure that students everywhere are empowered to respect others and choose to lead lives free from violence, substance abuse, and other dangerous behaviors. Please take some time together as a family to review this important information.

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  • 8th Grade Students Visit HS Production Studio

    In an effort to provide Hicksville Middle School students with a glimpse of the diverse range of job opportunities that exist in the worlds of Television and Film Production, as well as the incredible video production courses offered and facility at Hicksville High School, the Video Production Club under the guidance of the faculty advisor, Mr. Clive, have started to provide workshops specifically for Hicksville Middle School students. During these workshops, those that attend are provided with various opportunities such as: (click title for more)

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  • Hicksville Day of Unity

    Dear Hicksville High School Parents and Guardians, As you may know, on Wednesday, March 14th at 10am, many students around our county and country have discussed a possible school walkout for 17 minutes in response to last month’s horrific tragedy in Parkland, Florida resulting in the loss of 17 lives. The central office, building administration and staff have been meeting with dozens of student representatives to discuss how our Hicksville School Community can respect, reflect and appropriately honor the victims of this tragedy. (click title for more)

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  • District Fosters Love for Reading

    As part of its celebration of Read Across America Day on March 2, the Hicksville Congress of Teachers in collaboration with the Hicksville Public Schools hosted a fun and educational slate of activities for students and their families in the new Parent Center. The event was made possible by a grant from the state and national teacher’s union affiliates, NYSUT and NEA/AFT. The event featured read-alongs and the opportunity for families to select books to take home with them and also take photos with Hicksville Congress of Teachers President Tom Glenn, who was dressed as Dr. Seuss’ iconic character The Cat in the Hat. The well-attended program was designed to continue reinforcing the importance of reading to students across all grade levels.

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  • To Learn More About the Superintendent's Retirement and the Current Superintendent Search Click Here

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Important Announcements

  • 2018-2019 Budget Information

    The 2018-2019 Budget was presented at the April 17, 2018 Board of Education Meeting

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  • Snow Contingency Day

    As a result of missing five days of instruction due to inclement weather and in order to meet our New York State mandated 180 days of school, the Hicksville Public Schools will be open for regular classes on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Please note that this “Snow Contingency Day” is indicated on the school calendar.

    Therefore, the Spring Recess will begin on Friday, March 30 and end on Friday, April 6 with students returning to school on Monday April 9.

    Additionally, in order to meet this 180 day requirement, the District will be holding a Superintendents Conference Day, for faculty and staff only, later in June.

    We thank you for your patience and understanding as we work together to meet the challenges of this winter season.


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  • District-wide School Safety Plan

    The Hicksville Board of Education held a public hearing on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 8:30pm to allow the community to ask questions and/or provide input into the district-wide school safety plan.  The final, approved plan is available below.

     2017-2018 District-wide Safety Plan

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  • Planning for the Bond: Next Steps

    Now that the bond referendum has been approved, you may find yourself asking, what’s next? The Board of Education and administration are committed to keeping the Hicksville community connected at all stages of this process. With this in mind, we have outlined the steps to a standard bond process and factors that can affect the timeline.

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    Planning for the Bond

     

     

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  • The Board of Education - Superintendent Search 
    The Board Of Education would like to include the community input in the Superintendent Search Interview Process.  If you like to submit a question that may be used during candidate interviews, please email the District Clerk, John O'Brien at jobrien@hicksvillepublicschools.org .  Submissions will be accepted until 4pm on Friday, March 23. 


     

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  • Emergency Planning - A Guide for Parents

    The Hicksville Public Schools have always been serious about being prepared for emergencies. Each year, the District’s entire Emergency Plan is reviewed and updated to meet New York State regulations. The plan addresses an enormous range of issues, from dealing with the onset of a crisis situation, to addressing the psychological and emotional needs of students and adults in its aftermath.

     Click Here to Read More

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  • Petitions for School Board Seats Available

    2 seats on the Hicksville School District Board of Education will be expiring on June 30th. Any Hicksville resident interested in running for the 3 year term may pick up a petition from the District Clerk on weekdays from 8:30-4:30 at the school district office. The deadline for returning petitions is April 16.  The New York State School Board Association has provided a document for prospective school board members outlining the Board members' responsibilities and the election process.  For more information, call the District Clerk at 516-733-2104.

    Click Here for Running For the School Board PDF

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  • 2018 Directory of Local Scholarships

    Through the generosity of the PTA, school organizations in the Hicksville community, local organizations and individuals, a substantial number of scholarships are available to graduating seniors of Hicksville Senior High School.

    Click here to learn more about the 2018 Scholarships.

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  • Bulletin Board Newsletter - Winter 2018

    The Winter 2018 Bulletin Board Newsletter is now available. Join us as we celebrate our scholars and Connect our Schools to the Community!

    Click the cover below to read the Winter 2018 Board of Education Newsletter.

    Bulletin Board Winter 2018

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  • HHS-News

    Join HHS-NEWS reporter, Barbara Watterson as she interviews Dr. Carl Bonuso about the 2017 Bond Propositions.
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