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February 22, 2024

Learning, Achieving, Succeeding!

February 22, 2024

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VSCHSD Automotive Program Visits Valley Stream DPW

VSCHSD Automotive Program Visits Valley Stream DPW

Students in the Valley Stream Central High School District Automotive Program took a recent field trip to the Village of Valley Stream Department of Public Works. By touring the real-life work environment, students had an opportunity to observe several industry...

Central Student Earns Famed Writing Award

Central Student Earns Famed Writing Award

Valley Stream Central High School student Tolu Diyaolu was recognized by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for her writing submission in the short story category. Tolu earned the Silver Key award for her work titled A Revelation. With this award, Tolu joins...

North High School Welcomes National Honor Society Members

North High School Welcomes National Honor Society Members

The Valley Stream North High School Spartan Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed 48 new members at its annual induction ceremony on February 1. These new inductees have demonstrated the four pillars of the National Honor Society: community service,...

The ‘Pointercounts’ A Capella Group Visits VSCHSD Choirs

The ‘Pointercounts’ A Capella Group Visits VSCHSD Choirs

The Pointercounts, a basso a capella group from the Crane School of Music, performed for the senior high school choruses across the Valley Stream Central High School District on December 22. Basso a capella groups sing in lower pitched voices in comparison to a...

South Student Spreads Peace through Art

South Student Spreads Peace through Art

Valley Stream South High School 8th grader Sudan Belvanis had her artwork selected by a panel of judges to be featured in the Shanti Fund 2023 Peace Art Calendar. Her poster—titled The Way of Peace is the Way of Truth, based on a quote from Mahatma Gandhi—also earned...

Memorial Step Team Steps Up to Spread Smiles

Memorial Step Team Steps Up to Spread Smiles

Members of Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School’s step team took part in a service project to create and deliver Smile Bags to local hospitalized children in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The student, under advisor Shelida Lee, alongside a handful of...

Central Student Honored for Hofstra Shakespeare Festival Performance

Central Student Honored for Hofstra Shakespeare Festival Performance

Central High School 11th grader Marializ Lopez was honored with the Best Performance award at Hosftra University’s annual Shakespeare Festival this fall. She was recognized for her portrayal of the character Lavinia in select scenes from Shakespeare’s Titus...

VSCHSD Students Take Part in All-State NYSSMA Winter Performance

VSCHSD Students Take Part in All-State NYSSMA Winter Performance

Two Valley Stream Central High School District violinists were selected to take part in the New York State School Music Association’s All-State Winter Concert this past December. Central High School student Tinatin Narimanidze took part in this prestigious concert,...

South Senior is a Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholar

South Senior is a Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholar

Valley Stream South High School senior Ibrahim Qadri has been named a 2023 Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholar. Ibrahim was among 300 students selected as scholars in this prestigious contest, which this year drew more than 1,900 applicants from 627 high schools...

North Students Raise Their Voices for Poetry Out Loud

North Students Raise Their Voices for Poetry Out Loud

Students at Valley Stream North High School took part in the school’s fifth annual Poetry Out Loud event on December 15. Hosted by the North English Department, the school-wide competition is part of a national contest that encourages students to learn about poetry as...

Central’s Athletes Helping Athletes Club Visits Wheeler Avenue

Central’s Athletes Helping Athletes Club Visits Wheeler Avenue

Twenty-Nine distinguished student athletes from Valley Stream Central High School visited the 6th grade class at Wheeler Avenue Elementary School this December as part of Central’s Athletes Helping Athletes (AHA) club. Through AHA, Central juniors and seniors visit...

Memorial Hosts College Day

Memorial Hosts College Day

Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School recently celebrated College Day, which gives students the opportunity to begin thinking and planning about their college careers. For College Day, school counselors promote high school planning, college awareness and more to...

VSCHSD Performing Arts Puts on a Show

VSCHSD Performing Arts Puts on a Show

After weeks of preparation, the performing arts programs at Central, South, North and Memorial Junior High School put on their fall productions late this November. At Central, the students took to the stage to present the musical Sweet Charity. Roughly 60 students...

South Orchestra, A Cappella Group Honor VSCHSD BOE

South Orchestra, A Cappella Group Honor VSCHSD BOE

Valley Stream South High School’s chamber orchestra and a cappella group, The Jedwoods, honored the Valley Stream Central High School District Board of Education with performances at the latest board meeting on December 13. With a selection of songs, including a few...

South School Community Donates to Families in Need

South School Community Donates to Families in Need

The Valley Stream South High School community worked together to collect a total of 62 baskets of food for families in need this Thanksgiving as part of the school’s Family Service Day on November 19. In the lead-up to the day, and under the leadership of Principal...

North’s Team Respect Takes Part in Fun, Team-Building Activities

North’s Team Respect Takes Part in Fun, Team-Building Activities

Valley Stream North High School’s Team Respect took part in a series of fun, team-building activities in the school library on November 23. The activities not only helped create comradery among the group of 7th graders, but also an opportunity to socialize outside of...

VSCHSD Celebrates Central’s Blue Ribbon Designation

VSCHSD Celebrates Central’s Blue Ribbon Designation

Throughout November, the Valley Stream Central High School District celebrated Valley Stream Central High School’s special designation as a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School for 2022. The rare honor, given to the country’s highest-performing schools, was...

North Girls Volleyball Team Repeats Conference Title Win

North Girls Volleyball Team Repeats Conference Title Win

For the second year in a row, North High School’s Varsity Girls Volleyball team has earned the conference title. The win came after moving up to the A2 Conference from A3 the previous year. In both seasons, the team had an overall record of 13-1. With seven returning...

South Girls Soccer Team Earns County Sportsmanship Award

South Girls Soccer Team Earns County Sportsmanship Award

The Nassau County Girls Soccer Coaches Association has awarded the South High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team the Association’s Sportsmanship Award for the 2022 fall season. The award is given to teams that consistently demonstrate good sportsmanship and ethical...

North Students Take Part in Huntington Arts Council Exhibit

North Students Take Part in Huntington Arts Council Exhibit

The Huntington Arts Council selected the works of four North High School art students to display at the Council’s Nightmare on Main Street exhibit. The exhibit ran from October 21 to November 12. The students chosen to take part in the exhibit were Gilana Etame,...

Memorial Social Studies Students Learn About the Code of Hammurabi

Memorial Social Studies Students Learn About the Code of Hammurabi

Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School students in Nicole Meisner’s 9th grade social studies class had the opportunity to study the ancient Code of Hammurabi text this October. As part of the lesson, the students reproduced their own cuneiform as they learned about...

Valley Stream Central, Memorial Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Valley Stream Central, Memorial Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Students at Valley Stream Central and Memorial Junior high schools Celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a slate of activities aimed at celebrating the contributions and cultures of Hispanic and Latino communities. At Central, students in the World Language...

South Senior Has Capstone Research Published

South Senior Has Capstone Research Published

Valley Stream South High School senior Breanna Villarreal had her Capstone research project published in the prestigious journal The Young Researcher. Breanna’s research project, titled “Immigrant Parents and Academic Success: Generational Status and Race on Academic...

VSCHSD Hosts Nighttime Sports Games

VSCHSD Hosts Nighttime Sports Games

For the first time this year, fall varsity athletes in the Valley Stream Central High School District were treated to evening outdoor games with the full “Friday Night Lights” experience. Typically, the boys and girls varsity soccer and football games begin at 5...

Valley Stream Central H.S. Senior Selected for Columbia Law Program

Valley Stream Central H.S. Senior Selected for Columbia Law Program

Valley Stream Central High School Senior Solomon Akaeze has been selected to take part in Columbia Law School’s High School Law Institute for the fall semester. For the next few months, Solomon will spend his Saturdays studying the fundamentals of law—including due...

Valley Stream Central H.S. Designated as a National Blue Ribbon School

Valley Stream Central H.S. Designated as a National Blue Ribbon School

The Valley Stream Central High School District is proud to announce that Valley Stream Central High School has been named by the U.S. Department of Education a National Blue Ribbon School for being an “Exemplary High Performing School.” Central was only 1 of 3 Long...

VSCHSD Welcomes New Teachers for Staff Orientation

VSCHSD Welcomes New Teachers for Staff Orientation

The Valley Stream Central High School District welcomed new teachers for the 2022-2023 school year with a series of orientation sessions on August 25, 29 and 30. In total, 40 new teachers—including part-time instructors—are joining the faculty. Through a series of...