The Burns Avenue Winter Concert, which was held on Tuesday, January9th, included some wonderful performances by each of the school's musical groups. The audience filled the gymnasium and they were delighted with the performances of the Band, Orchestra, Third Grade Chorus, and Fourth/Fifth Grade Chorus.
On Wednesday, January 3rd, twenty-five students in Grade 4 and Grade 5 participated in the annual Burns Avenue Spelling Bee. The students had been chosen based upon their performance in classroom competitions that had previously taken place.
On Friday, December 22, students in Burns Avenue put on a special holiday program that included the singing and playing of holiday songs and a multicultural fashion show that was linked to holidays around the world. The entire student body also participated in a sing along of favorite holiday songs.
First Grade students in Burns Avenue took a ride on the Polar Express on Wednesday, December 20. All of the children came to school dressed in their pajamas and were given tickets for the ride on the train. Mrs. Bauer and Ms. Scobie, the First Grade teachers, then provided the students with snacks as they watched the movie.
During the month of December, the Burns Avenue Student Council collected gently used coats for a coat drive. The coats were donated to New York Cares, which is an organization started in 1987 to help New Yorkers in need. As a result of their efforts, the Student Council collected over fifty coats!
This year, students in Burns Avenue donated hats, mittens, and scarves to the Giving Tree during the holiday season. The Student Council coordinated the program and donated the gifts to Long Island Cares, an organization that provides assistance to needy families on Long Island.
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.
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.
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.
As the Board moves forward with the process of selecting the next Superintendent of Schools, it is their intention to solicit input from the staff and community residents regarding the most important professional and personal qualifications we will seek in our next superintendent. Click here to fill out the online survey.
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 pavailable below.
2017-2018 School Calendar
The 2017-2018 printed calendar is now available for download. Paper copies will be mailed home shortly.
Bulletin Board Newsletter - Summer 2017
The Summer 2017 Board of Education Newletter, "Bulletin Board" is now available. Join us as we celebrate our graduates!
Click the cover below to read the Summer 2017 Board of Education Newsletter.
Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) - Education Law §3012-d
In accordance with Education Law §3012-d and Subpart 30-3 of the Commissioner’s Regulations, please click the link below for the approved APPR plan for the Hicksville Public Schools.
Capital Reserve Projects
Updated information about the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 capital reserve are available below.