A unique blend of audience participation, high energy music, information and humor. Brent Daniels created an exciting one-of-a-kind performance that captured the imagination of the students and faculty alike. He shared apps that are accessible and sent an important message to students relating music technology to science, math, reading etc. At the end of the show, Brent involved everyone in the audience in making a song.
As a result of an essay submitted by Landon Luttrell, Miss Christina Marconi has been selected as Applebee's 2018 Nassau County Teacher of the Year.
Fork Lane has two Science fair winners this year - 5th grader, Christopher Hudson and 1st grader, Antonios Tsirigos. Christopher's project was entitled "What Factors Affect After Images" and Antonios' was entitled "Emergency Lighting". Congratulations and best of luck in the future!
The1st grade classes had the pleasure of hosting a lecture on butterflies given by Mr. Paul Manton of the Gregory Museum. He described his life as an entomologist and the children used magnifying glasses to observe preserved and mounted specimens.
Former Fork Lane student, John Sazaklis paid a visit to the Fork Lane School today. Mr. Sazaklis is the author of many children's books dealing with super heroes.. In recounting his days at Fork Lane, Mr. Sazaklis introduced the students to his super heroes, Mrs. Masterson (his 1st grade teacher), Mrs. Ruisi (his 2nd grade teacher) and Mrs. Haddock (music teacher). He entertained the students with an episode of BEN TEN and reminded them to keep reading, writing and following their dreams.
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Teacher Luncheon 11:30 - 1:30 pm Compliments Eric & George.
1:00 PM - 2:40 PM Talent Show 1:00 pm- 2:40 pm GYM
10:45 AM Early Dismissal 10:45
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Senior Walk 9:30-10:30;
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Early Dismissal 10:45 ;Traditional Bus Send-Off; HAPPY SUMMER
Are you eligible for STAR?
If you own your home, it’s your primary residence, and if your income is $500,000 or less, you’re eligible
for the Basic STAR credit.
If you’re 65 or older with an income of $86,000 or less, you may be eligible for the Enhanced STAR credit.
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.
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.
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.
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@hicksvillepublicsch
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.
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.
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.