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April 16, 2024
Valley Stream Central High School District

Learning, Achieving, Succeeding!

April 16, 2024

In the News

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...

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...

Memorial Students and Staff Stand With Uvalde

Memorial Students and Staff Stand With Uvalde

Students and staff at Memorial Junior High School wore maroon and white on September 6 in solidarity with the students at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. On that day, Robb White students returned to classes for the first time since the tragic May 24 shooting...

VSCHSD Welcomes Students Back for the 2022-2023 School Year

VSCHSD Welcomes Students Back for the 2022-2023 School Year

The Valley Stream Central High School District welcomed students back for the start of the 2022-2023 school year on September 1. New and returning students, arriving fresh from their summer breaks, streamed through the entrances and hallways of North, South, and...

VSCHSD Celebrates Summer School Graduation

VSCHSD Celebrates Summer School Graduation

The Valley Stream Central High School District held its Summer School graduation ceremony on August 18. The graduates were celebrated for meeting all of the requirements needed to earn their high school diplomas. In doing so, they are now poised to begin a new chapter...

VSCHSD Summer Concerts Continue a Nearly 70-Year Tradition

VSCHSD Summer Concerts Continue a Nearly 70-Year Tradition

The Valley Stream Community Band and Community Orchestra concluded their annual summer concert series on July 28. Taking place on evenings throughout July, the concerts, which were held at the Valley Stream village band shell on the Village Green, have become a...

VSCHSD Musicians Hold First Small Ensembles Concert

VSCHSD Musicians Hold First Small Ensembles Concert

Extracurricular music groups from across the Valley Stream Central High School District held the District’s first-ever small ensembles concert on June 21. South High School’s Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and a capella choir, The Jedwoods, started off the program...

Memorial Art Student Shows School Spirit

Memorial Art Student Shows School Spirit

Equipped with a passion for art, Memorial Junior High School 8th grader AJ Castillo wanted to make his mark on the neighborhood and show some school spirit. Early this summer, AJ teamed up with the Valley Stream Beautification Committee to paint the Memorial eagle...

VSCHSD Holds Annual Reorganization Meeting

VSCHSD Holds Annual Reorganization Meeting

The Valley Stream Central High School District Board of Education held its annual reorganization meeting on July 12, during which the board President and Vice President were sworn in for the 2022-2023 school year as well as the new and returning trustees. The...

VSCHSD Holds 2022 Graduation Ceremonies

VSCHSD Holds 2022 Graduation Ceremonies

Members of the Valley Stream Central High School District Class of 2022 celebrated their graduation from high school throughout the week of June 20, as departing seniors from each school took part in their respective commencement ceremonies. In remarks to their...

North Senior Band Gets High Marks at Adelphi NYSSMA Festival

North Senior Band Gets High Marks at Adelphi NYSSMA Festival

Valley Stream North High School’s senior high band members received glowing feedback from judges for their performance at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Major Organization Evaluation Festival on May 27. The festival was held at Adelphi...

Valley Stream South Quiz Bowl Team Wins Long Island Championship

Valley Stream South Quiz Bowl Team Wins Long Island Championship

Valley Stream South High School’s varsity Quiz Bowl team, It’s Academic, won the Long Island Championship of the 50-school regional Quiz Bowl league this year. The school’s junior varsity team also won second place at the same tournament. The varsity seniors team—led...

Memorial Hosts Alumni Career Day

Memorial Hosts Alumni Career Day

More than 40 Graduates Return to Give Students a Taste of Career Opportunities. Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School hosted Career Day last month and invited more than 40 alumni, community members and professionals to give students opportunities to research the...

VSCHSD Board of Education Grants Teacher, Administrator Tenure

VSCHSD Board of Education Grants Teacher, Administrator Tenure

The Valley Stream Central High School District Board of Education granted tenure to three administrators, 19 teachers and three teaching assistants at its business meeting on May 10. “These staff members have proven to be valuable members of the Valley Stream Central...

VSCHSD Holds 64th Annual Music Scholarship Festival Concert

VSCHSD Holds 64th Annual Music Scholarship Festival Concert

The Valley Stream Central High School District held its annual Music Scholarship Festival Concert fundraiser late last month. The annual tradition, now in its 64th year funds a scholarship that goes to a graduating senior from each of the District’s three high...