Congratulations to the Valley Stream North Class of 2021 recipients of the New York State Seal of Biliteracy. 43 students received their Seals in Spanish, Italian, and Turkish. The students conducted oral and visual cultural comparisons presentation in topics ranging from educational systems, fashion, gastronomy, traditional celebrations, music appreciation, political challenges, social issues, and global warming.
Tremendous credit goes to the World Language and English as a New Language departments at VSN who foster in their students the love and passion for learning a language other than English. The Valley Stream North Seal of Biliteracy program has grown from 18 recipients receiving their medals two years ago in its inaugural year to 44 total medals being granted this year.
Seal of Biliteracy coordinators Fabián Jara and Rosemarie Scaglione are extremely proud of their students and their dedication to language learning and cultural understanding.