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May 29, 2024
Valley Stream Central High School District

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May 29, 2024

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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...

Memorial Psychology Students Put the ‘Fun’ in Funko Pop!

Memorial Psychology Students Put the ‘Fun’ in Funko Pop!

Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School 9th grade psychology students learned about prominent psychologists with a fun, Funko Pop! themed lesson. Pop! figurines are popular vinyl collectables known to depict pop culture figures in a signature, exaggerated style with...

Valley Stream South Ranked Among Nation’s Top High Schools

Valley Stream South Ranked Among Nation’s Top High Schools

The Valley Stream Central High School District is proud to announce that Valley Stream South High School has been recognized among the nation’s 1,000 best public high schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual list for 2023. The ranking placed the...

VSCHSD Welcomes Students Back for the 2023-2024 School Year

VSCHSD Welcomes Students Back for the 2023-2024 School Year

The Valley Stream Central High School District welcomed its students back for the start of the 2023-2024 school year on September 1. new and returning students arrived fresh from their summer breaks to North, South, Central and Memorial Junior High School and greeted...

VSCHSD Celebrates the Class of 2023

VSCHSD Celebrates the Class of 2023

Members of the Valley Stream Central High School District Class of 2023 celebrated their graduation from high school throughout the week of June 19, as departing seniors from their respective schools gathered to take part in their respective commencement ceremonies....

North Students See ‘Moulin Rouge!’ On Broadway

North Students See ‘Moulin Rouge!’ On Broadway

Valley Stream North High School band, orchestra, and chorus members took a trip to New York City to see Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway. For many students, the trip, which took place on May 31, was their first opportunity to see a Broadway production. Moulin...

Memorial Students Committed to Social Justice Club Holds Annual Walk

Memorial Students Committed to Social Justice Club Holds Annual Walk

Members of Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School’s Students Committed to Social Justice (SCSJ) Club held their annual Justice Walk on June 5. The walk took place on the school track with club members, students, staff, administration, and parents from Memorial and...

North STOP Club Prepares Brunch for Hospitalized Children

North STOP Club Prepares Brunch for Hospitalized Children

North High School’s Spartans Taking On Problems, or STOP Club, prepared a brunch for hospitalized children at the Ronald McDonald House at LIJ Northwell Hospital in New Hyde Park. The 11 students were able to feed 40 children at the charity at the brunch held on May...

Incoming 7th Graders Tour Valley Stream North

Incoming 7th Graders Tour Valley Stream North

Valley Stream North High School’s class of 2029 had the opportunity to tour the school’s campus at an orientation held this spring. Through tours of the high school and hearing from student speakers, the sixth grade students from Willow Road, Howell Road, and Dever...

North Senior Band Awarded Silver at Hofstra NYSSMA Festival

North Senior Band Awarded Silver at Hofstra NYSSMA Festival

Valley Stream North High School’s senior band had a successful performance at the New York State School Music Association Majors Festival at Hofstra University, held on May 24. The students prepared three pieces for the festival and were awarded a silver rating for...

Memorial’s Girls Inc. Club Takes Field Trip to Northwell

Memorial’s Girls Inc. Club Takes Field Trip to Northwell

Memorial Junior High School’s Girls Inc. took a field trip to the Northwell Health hospital in Glen Cove on June 2. The experience gave  students the opportunity to learn about various hospital functions and the medical professions offered through the Northwell Health...

Valley Stream Central and South High Schools Welcome New Principals

Valley Stream Central and South High Schools Welcome New Principals

The Valley Stream Central High School District is proud to announce it has hired new principals at Valley Stream Central and South high schools for the 2023-2024 school year. The District has selected Candace Hugee as principal of Central High School and Matthew...

Valley Stream North Chorus Sings National Anthem at Citi Field

Valley Stream North Chorus Sings National Anthem at Citi Field

Valley Stream North High School students from grades 7 through 12 sang The Star-Spangled Banner at Citi Field ahead of the Mets game on May 6. The performance was conducted by North chorus teacher Debra Schneider as part of the Mets' “National Mental Health Awareness...

Visiting Poet Empowers North 8th Grade Students

Visiting Poet Empowers North 8th Grade Students

On Thursday, April 27, 8th graders at Valley Stream North High School were visited by JRose, a professional spoken word poet. Students spent two periods with JRose writing and sharing poetry. Born and raised in Queens but with family ties to Valley Stream North, JRose...

Valley Stream CHSD Students Win at Cosmetology Event

Valley Stream CHSD Students Win at Cosmetology Event

Valley Stream School District cosmetology students competed against those from other cosmetology programs at the 2023 Long Island Teacher’s Guild Hairstyling Competition. Under the direction of their teacher, Karen Glasgow, four of the competing students placed highly...

Valley Stream North Opens Little Lending Library

Valley Stream North Opens Little Lending Library

Valley Stream North held a ribbon cutting on Friday, April 21 to officially open the school’s newly installed Little Free Lending Library. The opening was the culmination of a year-long effort after the North’s National English Honor Society presented ideas for the...

Valley Stream Memorial Hosts Annual Career Day

Valley Stream Memorial Hosts Annual Career Day

This April, Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School invited over 50 alumni, community members, and various professionals to chat with students for Career Day. This annual event gives students the opportunity to interact with professionals from various fields and...

Memorial Virtual Enterprise Firms are National Semifinalists

Memorial Virtual Enterprise Firms are National Semifinalists

Two virtual enterprise firms from Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School made it to the semifinals of the 2023 Virtual Enterprises International VE-JV National Competition. During the semifinals, the Memorial students pitched their business plans, and competed...

Central Student Named a Gates Scholar

Central Student Named a Gates Scholar

Valley Stream Central High School student and 2023 valedictorian Michaela Sinclair has been named a Gates Scholar. The prestigious honor grants Michaela a scholarship to the school of her choice. Each year, only 300 students nationwide are selected. The Gates...

South Students Honored in Photography Contest

South Students Honored in Photography Contest

Two Valley Stream South High School students were honored for their photography in the Photographic Federation of Long Island and the Photographic Society of America’s 2023 Youth Showcase. Damiana Barrera earned first place in the Best Architecture Printed Photo...

Central High School Hosts Career Day

Central High School Hosts Career Day

Valley Stream Central High School recently hosted a career day for its senior high school students. The special event introduced the students to various professions and provided guidance on career and college choices. The day started with a keynote speaker: Brian...