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Due to COVID-19, all activities and after school events are postponed until further notice.

South High School

150 Jedwood Place, Valley Stream, NY 11581
School Main Office Phone: (516) 791-0300


Principal: Maureen Henry 
Assistant Principals: Thomas Zervas, Jacquelin Allen



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A Message from South's Principal - Maureen Henry

I, along with the South High School community, welcome you to our website.  I encourage you to use it as a resource throughout the school year.  Our building, which encompasses students from grades 7 through 12, focuses on bringing out the very best in each student both academically and through a variety of extra-curricular activities. I urge each student to take advantage of the wonderful opportunities there are to challenge themselves to reach new heights.Nat Character  I am confident that as a school community we can accomplish much together this school year.
South High School is committed to a school environment that promotes personal growth, good citizenship and service to others.  South’s motto “small acts of kindness make a big difference” motivates all of the South community to share their time, talent and energy to provide service to others both here at South and in our community.  Wherever our students are – learning in the classroom, acting on the stage, or playing on the field – they are models of respect for all they come in contact with.  Our caring teachers are dedicated to providing all the help that each of their students requires to reach their potential.

I strongly promote the use of the extra help sessions that are provided on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.  I hope that students and their parents participate in all of the activities whether it be sports, the performing arts, or the special events that happen at South High School throughout the year.  I encourage every student to challenge themselves to accomplish more this year both academically and by participation in community service activities!

I wish each of you a successful and exciting school year!


Students Spread Love to Upperclassmen

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Seventh grade students at South High School shared their love with the Class of 2021. Students wrote notes of appreciation to each senior on paper hearts and then used the write ups to decorate their hallway.

South High School Seniors Write Letters to Juliet

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South High School Italian seniors celebrated Valentine’s Day by writing free style letters to Juliet from William Shakespeare's “Romeo & Juliet.” After writing their letters, they were then emailed to the Juliet Club in Verona, Italy.

Secretaries of the cultural organization receive and respond to letters from people throughout the world. The students are excited to receive their responses from one of “Juliet’s secretaries.”

South Alumni Place Third in Prestigious Competition

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The district is proud to announce that two recent graduates of South High School placed in the top three in the nation for the Photographic Society of America's Youth Showcase Photo Competition. Due to delays as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the results for the 2020 competition were recently revealed.

Graduates Sheyla Torres and Alexander Quinn both placed third in the nation for the categories of Color Photography and Monochrome Photography, respectively.

The district is proud of this achievement and applauds both alumni on their dedication to their craft.
Sunday, February 28, 2021