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  • Students Learn How to Code

    During the week of December 4-8, all of the students in Burns Avenue learned some of the basic skills that are involved in computer programming. Students participated in the Hour of Code which was sponsored by code.org and was part of Computer Science Education Week.

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  • Peer Tutoring Program Helps Develop Skills

    This year, students in Fifth Grade are again participating in a Peer Tutoring Program in Burns Avenue. The program, which is designed to provide additional support to designated Kindergarten and First Grade students, gives the Fifth Graders an opportunity to work with the children before school each Monday.

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  • Students Celebrate Thanksgiving

    Students in Burns Avenue had a wonderful time celebrating Thanksgiving this year. The Kindergarten students sang Thanksgiving songs and participated with their parents in the making of necklaces, holiday wreaths, and cookies that looked like turkeys. Students in First Grade dressed up as Pilgrims and Native Americans and enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast.

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  • Fifth Grade Students Go to See Wonder

    On Friday, November 17, the Fifth Grade students in Burns Avenue went to see the movie Wonder, which opend nationwide on that day. The movie was based upon the best selling book that dealt with the bullying of a physically challenged child.

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  • Fourth and Fifth Graders Shoot Hoops for Heart

    On Wednesday, November 15th, students in the Fourth and Fifth Grade participated in the Hoops-for-Heart Program to raise money for the American Heart Association. During the event, students shot baskets and played different basketball games. The event was coordinated by Ms. Maher, one of Burns Avenue's Physical Education teachers.

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  • Student Council Officers are Elected

    On Monday, November 6, the students in Burns Avenue had the opportunity of voting for the officers of Student Council. On that morning, students heard campaign speeches by the candidates for President, Vice-President, and Secretary.

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  • Congratulations to the Winners of the Fire Department Poster Contest

    Congratulations are offered to the winners of this year's Hicksville Fire Department Fire Prevention Poster contest. As a result of their work, Eleena, Brenden, Gabrielle, Jazlynn, and Ava were invited to an awards ceremony at the Fire Department's Headquarters on Sunday, November 19th.

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  • Students Work Out for the American Heart Association

    On Tuesday, October 25, students in First, Second, and Third Grade participated in the Workout-for-Heart Program to raise money for the American Heart Association. During the event, students jumped rope, did sit-ups and push-ups, and exercised on a variety of equipment in the gym.

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  • Burns Ave Transportation Update

    During the duration of the bus strike which began today, the following arrival and dismissal procedures will be in effect in Burns Avenue in order to ensure the safety of your child. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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  • Burns Avenue PTA Supports Passage of the District Bond

    At the Burns Avenue PTA meeting on Tuesday, October 10, members of the PTA unanimously passed a resolution supporting the passage of the District Bond that will be voted on by the Hicksville community on Tuesday, November 14. Members of the PTA felt that the children of Hicksville will greatly benefit from the projects in the bond.

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Important Announcements

  • The Hicksville Board of Education

    The Hicksville Board of Education will hold its Regular Meeting on Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017.

    Executive Session: 7:00PM
    Action Meeting - 8:30PM

    CLICK HERE for Agenda

    Administration Building, Boardroom


     

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  • The Hicksville Board of Education

    The Hicksville Board of Education will hold its committee meetings on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

    Facilities and Bond - 7:00PM
    Curriculum - 8:30PM

    Board Room, Administration Building

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  • Red Flag Clip ArtTransportation Update

    11/30/2017

     

    Please be advised that full bus service will resume on Monday, December 4th.  Large bus transportation for in-district students will be provided by either Educational Transportation or WE Transport.  The same bus route numbers will apply and will be clearly identifiable in the bus or van windows.

    Extended hours of school operation therefore will no longer be necessary – and we will return to normal hours of operation and school access on Monday, December 4th.

    If you have any questions, please call transportation at (516)733-2185.

     

    Red Flag Clip ArtNEW 11/22/17 Large Bus Routes

    ACME VAN RUNS

    EBT VAN RUNS

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  • Red Flag Clip ArtTransportation Update

    11/22/2017

     

    In addition to the van service (small bus) presently being provided, we have 16 additional large private and parochial bus routes being restored on Monday, November 27. Please check the links and listings below.

    As previously reported, resumption of full bus service is expected by the beginning of the week of December 4. We, of course, will keep you posted via Robo calls and website updates. Extended hours of school operation will remain in place until the full restoration of bus service.

    Please be reminded that the Hicksville Public Schools will be closed this Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24th. As always, thank you for your ongoing support and cooperation. Best wishes for a safe and happy Thanksgiving to you and your family from the Hicksville School Family.

     

    Red Flag Clip ArtNEW 11/22/17 Large Bus Routes

    ACME VAN RUNS

    EBT VAN RUNS

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  • Red Flag Clip ArtTransportation Update

    11/16/2017

     

    At its regular public meeting last night, the Hicksville Board of Education took action to restore bus transportation service to its students. The Board approved assignment of its transportation contract to Educational Bus Transportation (EBT), effective Monday, November 20, 2017. The District anticipates that full bus services will be restored by Monday, December 4, 2017.

    Information about restoration of specific routes during this transition period will be communicated through robocalls and posted on the District website. The District will continue to offer extended hours of operation until full bus services are restored.

    Thank you for your ongoing understanding, patience and support.


     

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  • The Hicksville Board of Education

    The Hicksville Board of Education will hold a Curriculum Committee Meeting on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

    Board Room, Administration Building


     

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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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  • Voter Registration

    District Wide Voter Registration for the Bond Vote will take place on Tuesday, October 31 from 3pm to 8pm at the Seven Elementary Schools.  If you need additional information contact the district clerk at 516-733-2104.

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  • Download the Fall 2017 Board of Education Newsletter to learn more about the upcoming Bond vote.

    Bond Newsletter

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  • Bond Vote November 14, 2017 Click To Read More


    New September 27, 2017New

    Bond Presentation

     

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