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2017 Retiree Celebration

Congratulations to Our HCT Colleagues on Their Retirement On May 4, 2017, the HCT held its annual celebration honoring teachers who are retiring and teachers who are completing their twentieth year of service. The party took place at Domenico's of Levittown and was attended by 86 active members and HCT retirees. Retiring ...

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Valentines for Vets a Success

by Justina Ketyer and Kyrstin Stehle Members of the ME Committee delivered 125 gift bags to the residents of the Northport VA Medical Center last week. This marks the second time HCT has completed this program which we call “Valentines for Veterans.” The bags contained items from the hospital’s wish list, ...

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64th Annual Founders Day Dinner

Tom Glenn congratulated HCT members who were honored at Founders Day The 64th Annual Founders Day Dinner was held on February 16, 2017 at the Milleridge Inn. Twelve outstanding HCT members were honored for their valuable contributions to the Hicksville school community by ...

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#OrangetheWorld

Taking a Stand Against Violence Against Women #orangetheworld On Friday, December 9th HCT members wore orange to work in order to take a stand against violence against women. Beginning the day after Thanksgiving, November 25th, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the United Nations encouraged all to celebrate 16 ...

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This Teacher's On Fire!!!

Just last spring Hicksville's art educator, Diana Germinario was recognized when one of her students won first place for her watercolor painting in a state-wide Arbor Day poster contest. Well, Diana's done it again! This time however, Diana entered some of her students' artwork in the 2016 NYS Recycles! poster contest, ...

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Hicksville Congress of Teachers Helps Fight Hunger

Did you know that tens of thousands of children on Long Island are at risk of hunger? So the Hicksville Congress of Teachers held a food drive on behalf of Island Harvest on Superintendent's Conference Day, Tuesday, November 8th at Hicksville High School. Members contributed canned items, whole wheat pasta and ...

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Jewel Cocktail Party

On Friday, October 21, 2016 the HCT hosted its third annual "Upscale Cocktail Party" at Jewel Restaurant. The event was the brainchild of the Member Engagement Committee, in an effort to offer the HCT members and their families increased opportunities to socialize in settings outside of work. Approximately 40 HCT ...

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Members of the HCT proudly wearing pink to show support of the American Cancer Society's fight to save lives.

The HCT is Making a Difference...

"Pink-Out Day" was held in each of our nine schools. On Friday, October 14, 2016, HCT members demonstrated their dedication and commitment to helping the American Cancer Society fight for every life threatened by breast cancer by wearing pink to school. As each educator made a donation to the American Cancer ...

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2016 New Teacher Welcoming Reception

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016 the Hicksville Congress of Teachers' Executive Board was invited to attend a "Welcoming Reception" hosted by the Hicksville Public Schools for new teaching staff. The reception was held on the patio of the Hicksville High School and featured musical selections by orchestra teacher Amy Noll ...

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Hicksville Homecoming 2016

One of the most enjoyable traditions that the Hicksville community can count on as each new school year begins is Hicksville High School's Homecoming. This year the Hicksville PTA Council needed some brave volunteers to take turns sitting in their ever popular dunk tank, and wait as hundreds lined up ...

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A New School Year Begins

To herald the end of summer and the happy anticipation of the coming school year, the HCT held its fourth "Back to School Luncheon" at Hicksville High School on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. After the welcome back speeches delivered by Superintendent Dr. Bonuso and Board of Education President Phil Heckler, ...

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New Member Welcome 2016

The HCT hosted its annual luncheon for 36 of the new teachers on Thursday, September 1, 2016. President Tom Glenn spoke about the benefits of union membership and the importance of participating in our union and the other officers spoke about their roles and ways in which our newest members ...

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