District Highlights

OCR students participate in the Memory Project
01/31/2023
Old Country Road Elementary School fifth graders recently participated in The Memory Project by sending positive messages through drawings and art to children in Nigeria.
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HMS Celebrates Our Cultural Diversity
01/30/2023
As a way to celebrate the diversity of Hicksville Middle School’s students and staff, the Multicultural Club are hosting a World’s Fair, throughout the week of January 23 - January 27 during all lunch periods. The goal of the World’s Fair is to provide students with the opportunity to learn about the culture and customs of 50 different countries represented by our students and staff. Additional information regarding each country/region has been posted in the Middle School Happenings Google Classroom for students to access. At the conclusion of the fair, students will participate in a game of Kahoot during Advisory on Monday, January 30.
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HMS Robotics: Success at Regional Competition
01/25/2023
0n January 21, 2023, our three teams (Meteorites, Meteorites Squared, and Meteorites Cubed) represented Hicksville Middle School at the FIRST Lego League Qualifier #1 at Mineola High School.
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All-County Music Festival Participants
01/16/2023
Fifty-four fifth graders from Hicksville elementary schools recently performed at The Division 1 East All-County Music Festival held at The Tilles Center in Brookville on Jan. 8. The event, hosted by Nassau Music Educators Music Association, was an opportunity for select music students who participate in their school’s band, orchestra or chorus to be rewarded for their individual success on their instrument or voice.
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Kindergarten students host Writer’s Workshop
01/16/2023
Kindergarten students at Old Country Road Elementary School in Hicksville hosted a Writers' Workshop on Jan. 6 featuring their knowledge of the “Star Writer Unit.” Through this unit, students learned letters and sounds which they put together to make words and then sentences.
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NYSSMA All-State and LI Scholar Artist
01/03/2023
At the Dec. 14 Hicksville Board of Education meeting, Hicksville High School senior Brandon Baade was recognized for attending the NYSSMA All-State Festival held in Rochester, New York on December 1 through 4 and for being recognized as a Long Island Scholar-Artist through The Long Island Arts Alliance.
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NYSSMA Semi-Finalists Recognized
11/22/2022
Students are chosen based upon the results of their participation in the NYSSMA Solo Festival the previous Spring.  To be considered for a spot in an All-State ensemble, students must perform an All-State solo.  This is a NYSSMA Level 6 solo that includes additional requirements to be considered for All-State.
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HMS Digital Newsletter
11/22/2022
The HMS Digital Literacy Club has published its first newsletter. The students, along with their advisors Ms. Lasurdo and Ms. Blayne, are very excited to share it with their school and the community. Many of the student contributors are also enrolled in our new creative writing course, Express Yourself.
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Fork Lane wowed by BMX bike show
11/11/2022
Fork Lane Elementary students and staff in Hicksville were wowed on November 3 by a bicycle stunt show held on the school’s basketball court. The BMX stunt show known as The Freestyle Connection promoted bicycle safety, healthy living choices, accomplishing goals and character education and held the attention of all for close to an hour at the recent assembly.
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What's been happening at the Middle School?
11/08/2022
A lot has been going on at the Middle School? Elections, dances, and much more! Check out the MS Photo Gallery page for all the pictures!
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High School Announces Class of 2023 Top Ten
11/02/2022
Hicksville High School is proud to announce the class of 2023 top ten students (l-r) Hicksville Assistant Principal Timothy Sweeney, Daniel George, Michael Varghese, Lily Wagner, Aarti Bhasin, Samantha Mason, Brandon Baade, Bhumika Shori, Sara Ashraf, Archana Murugan, Isabella Diaz and Hicksville Principal Ray Williams.
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Student Recognition at BOE Meeting
10/20/2022
At last night's BOE meeting, 12th grade student, Lily Wagner, was recognized for her 1st place Congressional Arts Award where her winning artwork will be displayed at the US Capitol.
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Hicksville High School Homecoming 2022
10/19/2022
Hicksville High School’s field was buzzing with school spirit as students, staff and the community came together to celebrate homecoming on October 8. Prior to the start of the game, the school hosted its annual Homecoming Fair. Activities, games, spirit wear, gift basket raffles, food and refreshments were offered at various tables, which were operated by students, parents and school community organizations. Local children were also able to play on the inflatable slides and bouncy houses.
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Middle School students Start with Hello!
10/10/2022
Students at Hicksville Middle School celebrated Start with Hello Week on Sept. 19-23. The three components of the Start with Hello program are See Someone Alone, Reach Out and Help, and Start with Hello.
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Students selected to NYSSMA All-State
09/22/2022
Hicksville High School students Brandon Baade, Samantha Mason and Nisarg Shah have been selected to perform at NYSSMA All-State. Baade and Mason were selected for Symphonic Band, while Shah was selected as an alternate for Jazz Ensemble.
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HS student selected as Scholar-Artist in music
09/22/2022
Hicksville High School student Brandon Baade was recently named a Scholar-Artist as part of the Long Island Arts Alliance program in conjunction with Newsday. Baade was one of only 40 high school seniors named top on Long Island in the areas of music, theater, dance, visual and media arts. The Hicksville senior was selected in the music category for this year’s class of 2023 Scholar-Artist recognition.
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Hicksville Schools recipient of local backpacks
09/09/2022
Hicksville Public Schools was the recipient of 72 backpacks and school supplies from donations collected through the Rotary Club of Hicksville South. The presentation of backpacks and school supplies took place at the organization’s closing ceremony of the “Bright Beginnings” 2022 Backpack Project on August 31st. The program was supported by community leaders, representatives of community organizations and Rotary leadership.
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Hicksville Welcomes New Teachers!
08/26/2022
This week, Hicksville welcomed all our new teachers to the district. The 2-day orientation started with an opening speech from the Superintendent of Schools, Ms. Litzman, as well as the Board of Education President, Ms. Judson. We are looking forward to a great new school year! Congratulations.
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ESY students enjoy a day of special visitors
08/15/2022
Students participating in Hicksville Public School District’s Extended School Year program recently took a break from learning and enjoyed two special visitors.
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Congressional Awards Winner-Lily Wagner
07/12/2022
Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district.
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Hicksville High School celebrates Class of 2022
07/11/2022
Hicksville High School graduates made their way to the school’s athletic field on June 25 as “Pomp and Circumstance” echoed through the stadium. The commencement ceremony kicked off with the Pledge of Allegiance.
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