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April 16, 2024
Valley Stream Central High School District

Learning, Achieving, Succeeding!

April 16, 2024

In the News

VSCHSD Holds 66th Annual Music Scholarship Festival at Carnegie Hall

VSCHSD Holds 66th Annual Music Scholarship Festival at Carnegie Hall

The Valley Stream Central High School District held its 66th Annual Music Scholarship Festival on April 4. This year’s festival included a special twist: For the first time ever, this long-running VSCHSD tradition was held at Carnegie Hall. One of the most prestigious...

Introducing Valley Stream’s 2024 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Introducing Valley Stream’s 2024 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

The Valley Stream Central High School District is proud to announce its valedictorians and salutatorians for the class of 2024. At North High School, Charles Wu and Barnit Kaur are the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively; the top scholars at South High School...

Central Student Earns Prestigious STEM Scholarship

Central Student Earns Prestigious STEM Scholarship

Valley Stream Central High School student and class of 2024 valedictorian Karina Ramnauth earned the prestigious SUNY Stony Brook Simons STEM Scholar Program scholarship. With this scholarship, Karina will receive a full ride to the university, including room and...

North Students Get a Lesson on Distracted, Impaired Driving

North Students Get a Lesson on Distracted, Impaired Driving

Valley Stream North High School recently hosted the Save a Life Tour, a powerful lesson about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving. The program utilized virtual reality simulators to demonstrate how difficult it is to drive while distracted or impaired. More...

Central Student is a National Merit Finalist

Central Student is a National Merit Finalist

Valley Stream Central High School student Saajed Yaseen has been named a 2024 National Merit Finalist. This prestigious recognition is bestowed on only around 14,000 students nationwide among 1.3 million applicants. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation seeks to...

South Student Artists, Teachers Take Part in Island-Wide Exhibit

South Student Artists, Teachers Take Part in Island-Wide Exhibit

Two Valley Stream South High School student artists and two art teachers had their works exhibited at the Firefly Gallery in Northport in February. Juniors Hannah Wallach and Laiba Ismail, along with teachers Edward Lee and Katherine Aragon, had their art featured...

District Swim Team Celebrates Historic Inaugural Season

District Swim Team Celebrates Historic Inaugural Season

Members of the Valley Stream Central High School District girls and boys swim teams recently thanked the Board of Education for their support following the teams’ inaugural seasons. The group also gifted Superintendent of Schools Dr. Wayne Loper and Athletic Director...

VSCHSD Robotics Club is Up and Running

VSCHSD Robotics Club is Up and Running

The Valley Stream Central High School District is proud to announce that its brand-new robotics club for the 2023-2024 school year is hard at work constructing its first-ever robot. This club gives District students another opportunity to flex their STEM skills while...

VSCHSD Board of Education Welcomes New Student Liaisons

VSCHSD Board of Education Welcomes New Student Liaisons

The Valley Stream Central High School District is proud to welcome its Board of Education student liaisons for the 2023-2024 school year. These three students are Gunand Thind, from North High School; Ashley-Ann Francis, from South High School; and Mary Youssef, from...

South Pianist Plays at Carnegie Hall

South Pianist Plays at Carnegie Hall

South High School orchestra student musician Matthew Persaud played piano in front of a packed audience at Carnegie Hall on February 24. This special experience was organized through the New York Musician’s Center for its annual Winter Spectacular concert. In addition...

BOE Liaisons Attend Student Forum

BOE Liaisons Attend Student Forum

Valley Stream Central High School District Board of Education Student Liaisons Mary Youssef and Gunand Thind represented VS Central and North high school at the Long Island BOCES Student Forum on Thursday, February 29th, hosted by Eastern and Western Suffolk BOCES....

South High School Families Donate to Those in Need

South High School Families Donate to Those in Need

Students, staff and families in the Valley Stream South school community took part in Family Service Day on November 16. Together they supplied over 50 boxes of food to families in need this Thanksgiving. This special event is a long-running South holiday tradition....

North’s STOP Club Gives Back This Holiday Season

North’s STOP Club Gives Back This Holiday Season

Six members of North High School’s Spartans Taking on Problems—or, STOP—Club recently visited Bethany House in Baldwin. Bethany House is a nonprofit that provides housing and aid to single mothers in need. Accompanied by adviser Catherine Modzelewski, STOP Club...

Central High School Celebrates Spirit Week, Homecoming

Central High School Celebrates Spirit Week, Homecoming

Valley Stream Central High School celebrated its spirit week and homecoming football game during the week of October 16. Anticipating poor weather for game day, the school held a daytime pep rally in advance of the Eagles’ contest against Hicksville on Saturday,...

South Students Have Out-of-this-World Experience

South Students Have Out-of-this-World Experience

Students from the Valley Stream South High School Science Honor Society recently enjoyed the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to speak with an astronaut aboard the International Space Station on October 17. The students spoke to Andreas Mogensen, the first astronaut...

South Celebrates Homecoming

South Celebrates Homecoming

Valley Stream South High School celebrated its spirit week and homecoming throughout the week of October 16. Festivities included themed spirit week days, a class banner design competition, and the homecoming festival held prior to South’s homecoming football game...

Central High School Holds Annual Pink Fair

Central High School Holds Annual Pink Fair

In a display of solidarity, Valley Stream Central High School held its annual Pink Fair in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This fair, which was hosted by the schools Key Club, gave students the opportunity to spread the word about the importance of early...

North High School Ecology Club Keeps Neighborhood Clean

North High School Ecology Club Keeps Neighborhood Clean

Members of the Valley Stream North High School Ecology Club recently took to the streets of their local neighborhood to clean up litter and protect their environment at home. Students spent time on Seabury Avenue, nearby the school, picking up litter. Along the way,...

North High School Celebrates Spirit Week, Homecoming

North High School Celebrates Spirit Week, Homecoming

Valley Stream North High School was awash with Spartan spirit on the week of October 9 as the school prepared for its annual homecoming. Students celebrated their school spirit throughout the week, culminating in North’s Fall Pep Rally on Friday, October 13. As part...

Memorial’s Custom Advisory Lessons Welcome Students Back

Memorial’s Custom Advisory Lessons Welcome Students Back

Throughout the latter portion of September, Memorial Junior High School’s advisory lessons focused the theme, “Welcome to Memorial.” Memorial students participate in advisory lessons every Wednesday. These custom-tailored activities are centered around...

VSCHSD Schools Earn Top Marks in AP Honor Roll

VSCHSD Schools Earn Top Marks in AP Honor Roll

Valley Stream North, South and Central high schools earned top scores in the Advanced Placement School Honor Roll for 2023. This recognition honors high schools in which graduating cohorts have high levels of AP exam participation and proficiency. North, South and...

Central Named Top Magnet High School in New York

Central Named Top Magnet High School in New York

Valley Stream Central High School has been named the number one magnet high school in New York State, according to Niche.com. The site also ranked Central 15 among the best public high schools in Nassau County, 45 among the best public high schools in the state...

North High School Students Receive College Board Recognition

North High School Students Receive College Board Recognition

Seven Valley Stream North High School students have been selected as College Board National Recognition Program awardees. College Board is a nonprofit organization that expands access to higher education by connecting students to college-readiness programs. Nidha Dar,...

Central High School Students Receive College Board Recognition

Central High School Students Receive College Board Recognition

Sixteen Valley Stream Central High School students have been selected College Board National Recognition Program awardees. College Board is a nonprofit organization that expands access to higher education by connecting students to college-readiness programs. Emily...

VSCHSD Student Musicians Selected for NYSSMA All-State Festival

VSCHSD Student Musicians Selected for NYSSMA All-State Festival

The Valley Stream Central High School District is proud to announce that three student musicians have been selected for the 2023 New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State Festival. They will participate in concerts held at the Eastman Theatre in...

VSCHSD Automotive Repair Program Finds a Permanent Home

VSCHSD Automotive Repair Program Finds a Permanent Home

The Valley Stream Central High School District’s automotive repair trade program has found a permanent home at Central High School this fall. The program was initially run out of the maintenance garage at Memorial Junior High School when it was introduced in the...