Unity Event Unites Valley Stream UFSD Thirteen Sixth Graders in a Blast of Fun and Excitement

June 12, 2024

Valley Stream UFSD Thirteen recently hosted a Unity Event that brought sixth graders together as they prepare for seventh grade and the start of middle school. The event, held at Memorial Junior High School, had a remarkable turnout, and students engaged in various games and activities that enabled them to foster new friendships and build excitement for the transition to middle school.

The Unity Event, designed to introduce sixth graders to their future middle school classmates, was a resounding success, drawing participation from students across the district. From spirited team challenges to icebreaker games, the event allowed students to bond and connect in a lively and welcoming environment.

“We are thrilled with the overwhelming response and enthusiasm shown by our sixth graders at the Unity Event,” said Dr. Judith LaRocca, Superintendent of Valley Stream UFSD Thirteen. “The event allowed students to forge new friendships and alleviated any apprehensions that they may have had about transitioning to middle school. It truly exemplified the spirit of unity and inclusivity that we strive to foster within our school community.”

The Unity Event is a testament to Valley Stream UFSD Thirteen’s commitment to providing its students a supportive and inclusive environment. By fostering a sense of unity and belonging, the event not only prepared sixth graders for the transition to middle school but also laid the foundation for lasting friendships and a vibrant school community. As the school year draws to a close, the Unity Event stands as a memorable milestone for Valley Stream UFSD Thirteen sixth graders, marking the beginning of an exciting new chapter in their academic journey.