The students in Mrs. Blaney's Second Grade class were thrilled to receive a visit from State Senator Elaine Phillips on Thursday, April 20th. Senator Phillips discussed her duties as a State Senator and explained the structure of the government in both our State and country.
On Tuesday, April 4, the Burns Avenue PTA held a ceremony to recognize this year's winners in the Reflections Contest. The students were given framed certificates for their achievements in the areas of Literature, Visual Arts, Photography, and Music.
On Wednesday, April 5, the students in Burns Avenue enthusiastically participated in a program presented by the Hip Pickles, a percussion ensemble that featured two outstanding drummers who have won numerous awards and performed around the world.
On Friday, March 17th, students and guests celebrated the 51st annual Special Person's Day in Burns Avenue School. It was a very exciting day as parents, grandparents, relatives, and friends came to the school so that they could visit students in their classrooms and participate in some educational activities together.
On Friday, March 3, students in Fifth Grade once again competed against the Burns Avenue teachers in the annual Faculty-Fifth Grade volleyball game. Mrs. Covelli's, Ms. Ficke's, and Mrs. Lombardi's classes took on the teachers in a number of exciting matches.
To commemorate Dr. Seuss’s birthday, students in Burns Avenue participated in the Read Across America Program on Thursday, March 2nd. The Read Across America Program is designed to enhance literacy and increase student interest in reading.
On Friday, February 17th, Burns Avenue once again celebrated reading with the ninth annual Burnie Awards Ceremony. The ceremony involved the awarding of "Burnies" for the most popular biographies in the school. During the ceremony, students portrayed historical characters and famous scientists, inventors. and authors.
Students in Kindergarten and First Grade had a great time celebrating the 100th day of school on Thursday, February 16th. During the day, the students participated in a number of activities that dealt with one hundred and the place value system.
In the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, the students in Burns Avenue participated in their very own "Souper Bowl." As part of a program run by the Burns Avenue Student Council, students were asked to donate cans of soup for needy families.
The Burns Avenue Winter Concert, which was held on Tuesday, January10th, 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.
2017-2018 Pre-K Lottery
Hicksville Public Schools will be offering, along with SCOPE, its own limited Pre-Kindergarten Program for the 2016-2017 school year. The district option will be lottery-based requiring completion of an application. The District Pre-Kindergarten Program will be housed at Dutch Lane School.
2017-2018 Instructional Calendar
The 2017-2018 Instructional Calendar was approved by the Board of Education at their regular meeting on January 25, 2017.