Welcome to the HCCS Online Community.

Please look around our new web site to view the calendar of events and other important school information. 
We will be continually posting new information on an on-going basis, so please check back often!.  If you do not see what you are looking for, please email us your question to joy.petrakos@hccs-nys.org


HCCS Individual student picture day is Thursday, October 23rd, 2014.  Each child needs his/her own order form.  Please make sure your child is in full school uniform.

Good luck to our 8th graders!  They will be taking the SHSAT and the TACHS high school tests over the next few weekends.  We know you'll make us proud!

The HCCS-PTA is hosting its annual Pumpkin Patch for students in Pre-Kindergarten through 5th Grade on Friday, October 31st.  The event will begin promptly at 8:30am and will coincide with the HCCS Character Hat Day.  Pre-Kindergarten and kindergarten students only may wear their Halloween costumes. 

The Pumpkin Patch will be held in the lobby as well as the outside the school’s front entrance.  Children will be treated to apple juice and a treat.  Students will then decorate their pumpkins in their classrooms.  Beginning at 2:00 pm, there will be a magic show for students in Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and first grade.  Friday, October 31st will be a fun, filled, full day of school. 

HCCS is closed for students in honor of Election Day on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014.  It is a professional development day for our faculty and staff.  

HCCS is closed in honor of Veteran's Day on
Tuesday, November 11th, 2014.  

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - Kindergarten

12:00pm -7:00pm by appointment

Report Cards will be distributed by the classroom teacher at the conference.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014 – Elementary School - Grades 1 - 5

1:00pm – 4:00pm                               6:00pm – 8:00pm

Report Cards will be distributed by the classroom teacher at the conference.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014 – Middle School - Grades 6, 7 & 8

1:00pm – 4:00pm                               6:00pm – 8:30pm

Report Cards will be distributed by the homeroom teacher at the conference.


Report cards will be distributed on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 during parent teacher conferences for students in grades K-8.  All report cards must be signed and returned the next day.  Several grade teachers will be scheduling parent teacher conferences by appointments.  You will be contacted by your child’s teacher if this applies to your child.  There will be a half day of school on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.  Dismissal will be at 11:30 am for all students.  It is a dress down day for all students.

  • There will be bus service.  
  • The buses will depart at 11:30 am from the school.  
  • Our after school program (YMCA) will not be available.  
  • There will be lunch service for Pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and first grades only.

Parents and guardians who wish to meet with teachers on other occasions should contact the school in advance by sending a note to the teacher.  An appointment may be scheduled at a time when the teacher is available.

HCCS is closed for Thanksgiving recess on Thursday and Friday, November 27th and 28th, 2014.  Students report to school on Monday, December 1st, 2014.

HCCS is excited to announce that we have been awarded the middle school after school grant from The Sports and Arts Foundation: Sports and Arts.  This new program will begin September 2014.

HCCS is pleased to announce this September, the Hellenic Classical Charter School will host its first Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) class of eighteen students.
HCCS Open House Dates

Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:00pm
Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 6:00pm
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 10:00am

Applications for the 2015-2016 school year will be available beginning December 4, 2014 in the main office and online.  

The lottery date will be in April 2015.  Date TBA

HCCS welcomed Dr. Ioannis Kazazis, Mrs. Stella Kokolis and Mr. George Melikokis.  The guests toured the school and visited several classrooms.  Dr. Kazazis presented Mrs. Tettonis and Mrs. Joy with Certificates of Recognition for their work in education, particularly with the 
Ellinomatheia (Greek Proficiency) Exam.

For pictures of this event, please visit our photo gallery.

HCCS proudly announces "Handles" Franklin of the Harlem Globetrotters visited HCCS and speak to children in grades K-5 about anti-bullying strategies and techniques.  He spoke about the ABSc of bullying: A - Action, B - Bravery and C - Compassion.  

For more pictures, please visit the photo gallery.

FOX 5's Nick Gregory visited HCCS to help kick-off the 3rd grade weather segment.

For more pictures, please visit our photo gallery.

We are currently accepting applications for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year.  If you would like an application, please click on the link below.  An application can also be mailed or faxed to you by contacting the school office at 718.499.0957.

If you have any questions, please contact the main office at 718.499.0957.
Welcome to the HCCS 2014-2015 school year!

Please read the welcome letter from Mrs. Tettonis.


Our 8th Grade Graduates and their High Schools

Specialized High Schools

  • Stuyvesant High School
  • Staten Island Technical High School
  • Brooklyn Technical High School
  • Laguardia High School

NYC High Schools

  • Archbishop Molloy High School
  • Academy for Health Careers
  • Benjamin Banneker Academy – Medical Program
  • Bishop Ford High School
  • Bishop Kearney High School
  • Bishop Loughlin High School
  • Brooklyn College Academy
  • Brooklyn School for Global Studies
  • Brooklyn Preparatory  High School
  • Brooklyn High School for the Arts
  • Catherine McAuley High School
  • City Polytechnic High School for Engineering, Architecture & Technology
  • Dr. Susan McKinney School of the Arts
  • Fontbonne Academy High School
  • Fort Hamilton High School Honors Program
  • Fort Hamilton High School 
  • High School of Sports Management
  • High School of Telecommunication Arts & Technology
  • Leon M. Goldstein High School for the Sciences
  • Midwood High School - Humanities
  • Midwood High School - Medical Science Institute
  • Notre Dame High School
  • Pace High School
  • Professional Perfoming Arts High School
  • Reperatory Company High School for Theatre Arts
  • Saint Saviour High School
  • Science Skills Center High School for Science, Technology and the Createive Arts
  • St. Edmunds Preparatory High School
  • Victory Collegiate High School
  • Xaverian High School – Honors Program
  • Xaverian High School
  • Xavier High School – Ignatius Scholar Program
  • Xavier High School

Congratulations to our students and their families!



HCCS is a uniform school. 
All students must adhere to our uniform policy.

To view our uniform policy,
please visit the parent section on the home page.

If you have any questions,
please contact the main office.

Attention Parents!  

Please click here to self register for an account on our site so you can view private classroom information and sign up to receive email alerts.

Click here for an Introductory eChalk Guide for Students to help your child activate their new account.

Attached are instructions for how to find your child in the system and schedule email alerts.
Tuesday, November 4
HCCS is closed for students in honor of Election Day.
It is a professional development day for faculty.
Tuesday, November 11
HCCS is closed in honor of Veteran's Day.
Thursday, November 27
HCCS is closed for Thanksgiving Recess.
Friday, November 28
HCCS is closed for Thanksgiving Recess.
Wednesday, December 24
HCCS is closed for winter recess.

Today, 10/31/2014
High: 56 Low: 47
Mostly cloudy
18% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 11/1/2014
High: 55 Low: 41
Rain likely
60% chance of precipitation.