The Burns Avenue Spring Concert, which was held on Monday, May 22, was the culminating activity in the school's vocal and instrumental program. During the concert, students in Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grade turned in wonderful performances in the Band, Orchestras, and Choruses.
Expo, which was held on Tuesday, May 16th, once again proved to be one of the most enjoyable events of the school year. The classrooms and corridors of Burns Avenue contained beautiful displays of the research projects, writing assignments, and art work that were completed by the students during the year.
On the evening of Friday, April 28th, many students in Burns Avenue returned to school so that they could participate in the annual Story Time at Burns Avenue. Sponsored by the Burns Avenue PTA, the program was presented so that the children could listen to the reading of award-winning books by the staff of Burns Avenue.
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.
2017-2018 Capital Reserve
Updated information about the 2017-2018 proposed capital reserve is available below.
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.
Smart Schools Investment Plan
At the February 15, 2017 Board of Education Meeting, the Board accepted the preliminary Smart Schools Investment Plan (SSIP). The presentation and a copy of the preliminary plan can be found below.