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Fulbright Winner to Gain Global Perspective

"This program will allow my students to experience another culture,"Moshoyannis said. "I hope they will see how they are both similar and different to students in another country."

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Hero Hunger Help Project

Hicksville teachers raised over $1,300 in gift cards to area supermarkets for the Hero Hunger Help Project to benefit food insecure veterans. Members of the ME Committee delivered the cards Saturday, March 3rd, and met with VA staff and residents. Volunteer coordinator Laura Merring accepted the donations and thanked the HCT for its generosity. ...

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HCT Hosts Read Across New York

Over 100 books were given to Hicksville families on Friday, March 2nd, as administrators, teachers, parents and students celebrated Read Across America day on Dr. Seuss's birthday. Held in the new Parent Center, the event drew about 75 families and 20 teacher volunteers, despite the heavy rain and strong winds. HCT president Tom Glenn ...

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65th Annual Founders Day

The Hicksville Council of PTAs honored 20 members of the HCT at its 65th Annual Founders Day on March 1st at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Hicksville Board of Education members, central administration, teachers, PTA and SEPTA members celebrated excellence in education and community leadership in its honorees. Founders ...

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Protesters Take to the Streets

About 200,000 people filled the New York City streets on Saturday, January 20th, for the second Women's March for human rights. Cities such as Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington D.C. saw similar protests with hundreds of thousands in attendance. People marched in opposition to the current administration and its controversial ...

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Wearing Orange in Solidarity

HCT members wore orange Friday, December 8th in support of Human Rights Day and to condemn violence against women and girls around the world. Many people have rallied behind the hashtag #MeToo, exposing the prevalence of sexual harassment and other forms of violence that women suffer every day. Breaking the ...

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UNIONDALE, NY - December 3: During the game between the Toronto Raptors 905 and Long Island Nets on December 3, 2017 at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Jen Voce)

Slam Dunk Outing with the HCT

On Sunday, December 3, 2017, members of the HCT enjoyed another delightful outing at Nassau Coliseum, watching the Long Island Nets take on the defending G-League Champions, the Raptors 905 of Canada. The score remained close for most of the game, but the home team never trailed and won by ...

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SRPs -- Essential to Education

The HCT celebrated School-Related Professionals Recognition Day on Wednesday, November 21st to recognize the importance of NYSUT members who play an integral part our students' educational experience. SRPs are cafeteria workers, custodians, building and grounds workers, clerical staff, bus drivers, monitors and attendants, mechanics, teacher aides and teaching assistants, health ...

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A Champion for Children with Cancer

It was almost 9 P.M. before Meg McElroy checked the donation totals for her annual Give to the Max Day last Tuesday, November 16th. McElroy, an 8th grade English teacher at Hicksville Middle School, has been raising money to benefit Children's Cancer Research Fund (CCRF) for nine years. On this ...

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HCT Members HAVE A BALL

On Saturday, November 4th, several HCT members, with friends and family, attended a Long Island Nets game at the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum. Tip-off was at 7 P.M. and the game served to kick off the season for the Long Island Nets, which are the local affiliate of the Brooklyn ...

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ENL Teachers in Action

Nancy Velasquez and Johanna Mauro (Old Country Road, bilingual grades K and 1) shared their workshop, "Translanguaging Poetry for Bilingual Students." The teachers provided an overview of how to create a bilingual poetry project using visuals, videos and role play. Kyrstin Stehle and Justina Ketyer (East St., ENL) presented a ...

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HCT Making Strides

Members across the district were feeling "in the pink" on  Friday, October 20, 2017 in support of the American Cancer Society's Making Strides for Breast Cancer program. Teachers donated generously to help fight this deadly disease.  

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Homecoming 2017

Clouds and a few showers couldn’t dampen the Hicksville spirit this Saturday at Homecoming! Students who visited the HCT booth played beanbag toss and left with books, candy and HCT-branded cups and bags. All funds raised at Homecoming go towards HCT scholarships for Hicksville High School seniors. Tom Glenn volunteered ...

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