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April 19, 2024
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April 19, 2024
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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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

Memorial Students Compete in Science Olympiad

Memorial Students Compete in Science Olympiad

Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School’s Science Olympiad team recently competed at the western Long Island Regional Finals. Eleven students participated, and the competition took place at Kellenberg Memorial High School under the supervision of Ms. Vinita Singh...

Memorial Builders Club Holds Charter Ceremony

Memorial Builders Club Holds Charter Ceremony

Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School added a new program to its catalog on March 16 with the chartering of its Kiwanis Builders Club. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Valley Stream, Memorial’s Builders Club empowers its members to lead and serve by cultivating...

Memorial Spanish Classes Take Part in Mock Interviews

Memorial Spanish Classes Take Part in Mock Interviews

The World Language Department at Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School hosted a series of mock interviews—in Spanish—at the school library this February. Spanish-language students began by studying vocabulary on the topics of community and earning a living. Then,...

Memorial Celebrates Black History Spirit Week

Memorial Celebrates Black History Spirit Week

Students and staff at Memorial Junior High School recently held their annual weeklong celebration in honor of Black History Month. Black History Spirit Week took place throughout the week February 13 and featured a number of special events and activities. Throughout...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Valley Stream Memorial Presents Seussical Jr.

The Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School drama club will be holding its production of Seussical Jr. on Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central High School Bert Keller Auditorium. The story of Seussical Jr. centers around Horton the...

Memorial Shoots Hoops with March Madness-Themed STEM Day

Memorial Shoots Hoops with March Madness-Themed STEM Day

Valley Stream, NEW YORK (April, 2022)—Students and teachers at Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School joined forces to celebrate March Madness STEM day on March 18. In keeping with the basketball theme, students constructed miniature catapults designed to...