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It’s a Harvest Party!

It’s a Harvest Party!

(JUNE 2022)—In early May, Valley Stream UFSD Thirteen students visited the Crossroads Farm to transplant the young lettuce plants they had been growing in their nursery pots at school. The students watched their lettuce grow with weekly video updates.  Recently, the...

Valley Stream UFSD Thirteen Field Day

Valley Stream UFSD Thirteen Field Day

(JUNE 2022)—One of the highlights of the school year at Valley Stream UFSD Thirteen is student field day! It’s a time for students to get outside, enjoy great weather and have a full day of physical activity with their fellow classmates. Wheeler Avenue Elementary...

Multicultural Night at Wheeler Avenue Elementary School

Multicultural Night at Wheeler Avenue Elementary School

(MAY 2022)-Valley Stream UFSD Thirteen’s Wheeler Avenue Elementary School recently celebrated Multicultural Night, a school tradition for the past 21 years. During the informative, educational, and entertaining evening, students, families, and community members were...

Willow Road Elementary School Takes Initiative For The Month of May

Willow Road Elementary School Takes Initiative For The Month of May

(MAY 2022) —Willow Road Elementary School in the Valley Stream UFSD Thirteen is a major proponent of positive character development!  Every month, the school focuses on one character trait to incorporate into lesson plans. Some of the traits they will be using...

Follow The Yellow Brick Road to Elmont Library!

Follow The Yellow Brick Road to Elmont Library!

(APRIL 2022)—Valley Stream UFSD 13’s Willow Road Elementary first-grade students were excited to bring their literacy studies to life with their recent field trip to see the Wizard of Oz at Elmont Library. The students listened to the classic novel, Wizard of Oz by L....

Valley Stream UFSD 13 Celebrates Women’s History Month

Valley Stream UFSD 13 Celebrates Women’s History Month

(March 2022)—March is recognized as National Women’s History Month, and Valley Stream UFSD 13 is taking the opportunity to teach its students about inspiring women who have shaped our country and the world. James A. Dever Elementary School students read and listened...

Valley Stream 13 Schools Are Touched With Some Irish Luck!

Valley Stream 13 Schools Are Touched With Some Irish Luck!

(MARCH, 2022)—Valley Stream UFSD 13 students were busy celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Thursday, March 17. This day is filled with fun, parades, and celebrations, and students in Valley Stream UFSD 13 took the opportunity to reflect on what makes them lucky. Howell...

Wheeler Avenue Elementary School Gets Wild About Reading!

Wheeler Avenue Elementary School Gets Wild About Reading!

(MARCH, 2022) —Valley Stream 13’s Wheeler Avenue Elementary School launched its One Book, One School Initiative in partnership with the PTA’s Pick A Reading Partner (PARP) to encourage students’ love for reading. PARP is a PTA-sponsored literacy initiative that...