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 teachers and staff.
This year, students will have the opportunity to take advantage of a number of exciting new programs and resources, including the expansion of the District’s Girls Inc. and My Brother’s Keeper initiatives, new extracurricular opportunities in swimming and robotics, and free SAT test taking. Student mental health also continues to be a priority, with the hiring of additional counselors, the return of the District’s Wellness Centers, and the introduction of the innovative restorative practices initiative intendent to address student behavior and improve disciplinary outcomes.
“Our Valley Stream High School District community is excited to welcome our students back for what will no doubt be an eventful and exciting year,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Wayne Loper. “I look forward to seeing what wonderful accomplishments our students will achieve and what milestones they will reach throughout the school year.”