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Dix Hills District and Curriculum

Half Hollow Hills School District has been “building futures one child at a time” and “perfectly mixing academics, athletics, and the arts” since 1954. The district uses a Best Practices to Enhance 21st Century Teaching and Learning model, which focuses on Maximizing the Achievement of All Learners. In the middle school, an interdisciplinary teaming approach is integrated in every grade level and content area. The high school offers a wide range of A.P. courses, including in composition, English literature, French, Spanish, Italian, biology, chemistry, Physics B and C, environmental science, psychology, and Computer Science A and AB.

We currently cover the following Dix Hills-area school district: Half Hollow Hills School District.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Dix Hills District Curriculum

The reading curriculum calls upon students to develop comprehension and analysis skills in different genres of fiction and non-fiction. Among the goals are that students learn how to make predictions about what will happen in the future based upon the information they have read. Connotations and denotations of words, as well as figurative language and many literary devices, are emphasized as well, with students learning how to use context to derive the meaning of unknown words.

The curriculum assists students in learning by focusing on brain-based learning, students’ learning styles, and multiple intelligences; how to design instruction through understanding by design and differentiated learning; how to organize curriculum through curriculum review, design, and mapping; tools for instruction that include differentiated instruction, best educational practices, instructional technology, and instructional resources and materials; and assessments and data analysis.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Dix Hills Educational News

  • Half Hollow Hills Student an Intel Science Talent Search Semifinalist - A Half Hollow Hills senior was one of 300 students in the nation to be named semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search. His project is titled “Simulations of Quantum Key Distribution to Investigate the Likelihood of Detecting an Eavesdropper.” Forty of the semifinalists will move on to the final judging in Washington, D.C.., where they will display their projects to the public, meet with top scientists, and compete for scholarships.
  • Half Hollow Hills High a Top 500 School - Half Hollow Hills High was ranked within the top 500 schools in the nation in the 2014 version of the U.S. News and World Report's annual rankings of high schools. The study examined 19,400 public schools; Half Hollow Hills ranked 412th overall in the rankings, 48th among New York schools, and 202nd overall in STEM. The school has an A.P. student participation rate of 56 percent and scored 50.7 on the College Readiness Index.
  • Kindergarteners Read to By Mystery Reader - Sunquam Elementary recently held its Parents as Reading Partners (PARP) Mystery Reader Day. The students' mystery reader ended up being Huntington Councilwoman Susan A. Berland, who read to the children several books that she had owned since her childhood. Councilwoman Berland emphasized the importance of parents reading with their children daily.

Dix Hills Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed

SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.

Chalk Talk: School Supply Lists

These days, many schools send out school supply lists that contain mandatory items that students will need throughout the year. Of course, these will vary depending on the student's grade level. Elementary students may need coloring utensils such as crayons and colored pencils, crayon boxes, and folders. Middle and highs school students are usually required to bring binders to keep their materials organized and their notes all in one place. They will likely need to fill their binders with loose-leaf paper and subject dividers. Students of all ages will need to bring pencils; secondary students are usually allowed mechanical pencils and pens as well. Secondary students who carry their books from class to class usually need to bring book covers to protect their textbooks. Sometimes, teachers have each student bring in non-educational items such as tissue boxes to supply the classroom with these items. If parents have difficulty affording these items, they can work with their child's school.