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.
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.
Students in Burns Avenue's Fifth Grade traveled to Caumsett State Preserve on Thursday, October 5. They spent the day learning about survival skills and cooperatively building a shelter. They also greatly enjoyed hiking through the preserve on Long Island's North Shore.
The students in Burns Avenue greatly enjoyed celebrating Constitution Day on Friday, September 15th. Classes participated in a variety of activities that dealt with our government and the people who were responsible for writing and adopting the Constitution.
On Friday, September 1, Burns Avenue welcomed some of the incoming Pre-Kindergarten students to school. The children had the opportunity of visiting their classroom and meeting Ms. DeSalvo, the Pre-K teacher. The students also had the opportunity of playing a variety of games on the playground and in the gymnasium.
VAN SERVICE WILL RESUME ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH, 2017. SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED BY EITHER EDUCATIONAL BUS TRANSPORTATION (EBT) OR ACME BUS. PLEASE CHECK THE DISTRICT WEBSITE FOR YOUR CHILD’S VAN NUMBER AND SCHOOL. IN SOME INSTANCES, AM SERVICE MAY BE PROVIDED BY ONE COMPANY, AND PM SERVICE BY THE OTHER, SO PLEASE CHECK BOTH LISTS. THE TIME OF PICKUP AND DROPOFF AS WELL AS ASSIGNED BUS STOP WILL REMAIN THE SAME AS IT WAS PRIOR TO THE STRIKE.
WE WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP YOU INFORMED AS TO THE RESTORATION OF LARGE BUS SERVICE. IN THE MEANTIME, EXTENDED HOURS REMAIN IN PLACE IF NEEDED.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE DURING THIS TRANSITION.
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.
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
The Hicksville Board of Education
The Hicksville Board of Education will hold a Facilities Commitee Meeting on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7:00PM
Adminstration Building, Board Room
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.