Articles highlighting HHS Faculty lives in the present.
Mr. Joseph Scalia was a beloved English and Creative Writing teacher in Hicksville for 33 years. He taught in both the junior high and high schools.
Mr. Scalia profoundly influenced many students, but Rob Dircks (Class of 1985) and Dave Dircks (Class of 1980) credit Mr. Scalia's teaching with forming the foundation for their future careers. Visit Goldfinch Publishing to see Rob and Dave's unique publishing company.
Although this column is meant to offer our readers a post-Hicksville glimpse of a past teacher or administrator, in this case, it makes sense to begin with some pre-Hicksville background about Dr. Kumpikas.