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Greetings from Denton Avenue Elementary School

Dear Denton Avenue Families,

I hope that you are enjoying the summer and getting some well-deserved rest and relaxation after such a challenging year.  I am very excited to meet each of you and to become a part of the Herricks community.   

My wife Debbie, my two boys, Jake and Matthew, and I have spent most of the summer on college tours and at baseball tournaments.  Jake will be a Senior this year and Matthew is beginning 7th grade and starting Middle School.   

Prior to accepting the position at Denton Avenue, I was in the Mineola School District for 21 years.  I taught sixth grade Math, Science and Social Studies for 16 years.  For the past five years I was the assistant principal at Jackson Avenue Elementary School.   

My job is to inspire and empower students, ensuring that each child has the opportunity to be creative and develop his/her ability to think critically.  It is my hope that we will work collaboratively so that our children can be challenged and ultimately contribute positively in our society. 

Warm regards, 
Dominick Tolipano