History of Hicksville Middle School

HICKSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL STATEMENT 

Hicksville Middle School is a safe school community dedicated to helping each student reach his or her fullest potential-academically, creatively, emotionally, physically, and socially. We are committed to assisting students in becoming productive citizens who value learning and respect themselves and others; they will embrace the diversity of their community. Students will learn to be effective communicators, problem solvers and decision makers using a variety of tools including technology. Our mission recognizes the development needs of each child and respects each individual’s worth.


 
HISTORY OF HICKSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
 
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The first self-contained Hicksville Junior-Senior High School opened in 1925 on a large tract east of Jerusalem Avenue.  This early-1930s view shows the neo-classical school, one of the handsomest in New York State.  The WW I cannon trophy was melted down for WW II scrap metal.
 
 
 
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These murals were commissioned as a part of the Works Progress Adminstration's (WPA) initiatives in the mid 1930's.  Artist Joseph Allen Physioc painted the five murals in 1936.