Valley Stream UFSD Thirteen Marches in Memorial Day Parade

May 28, 2019

Valley Stream Union Free School District Thirteen’s band recently participated in the annual Valley Stream Memorial Day Parade. The District’s band, which includes fifth and sixth grade students from all four elementary schools, marched to honor United States service member who have made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom.

Students performed a selection of patriotic songs as they marched down the parade route along Rockaway Avenue, starting at Wheeler Avenue Elementary School and concluding at the Village Green. The District’s annual participation in this community-wide event provides students with an opportunity to showcase their musical talents and develop a deeper understanding for why Americans celebrates Memorial Day.