Valley Stream South High School celebrated its spirit week and homecoming throughout the week of October 16. Festivities included themed spirit week days, a class banner design competition, and the homecoming festival held prior to South’s homecoming football game against East Rockaway on Saturday, October 21.
For South’s spirit week, each day carried a special theme selected by the senior class. The themes were career day, cultural day, decades day, soccer moms vs. BBQ dads day, and red/white day.
Then, for Saturday’s homecoming festival, the class of 2024 won the senior high school class banner competition, followed by the class of 2025 and the class of 2026. For the junior high school’s banner competition, the class of 2028 took home the top prize followed by the class of 2027 and the class of 2029. Additionally, Michael Hernandez and Dana Morales were named Homecoming King and Queen.
Other homecoming festival activities included pumpkin decorating, face painting and games organized by 19 of the school’s clubs and student organizations. The school accomplished one of the major goals of this year’s festival by encouraging not just students, but also families and community members to attend.