The entire Valley Stream District 30 community gathered for the annual Taste of Service parent fair held in the Shaw Avenue School gymnasium on March 21. During the event, administrators, teachers, and other staff members showcased the many beneficial programs available to students and families.
Coordinated by Director of Special Services, Nicole Schimpf, and Shaw Avenue Principal, Chris Colarossi, the event featured several booths that represented Valley Stream 30’s social, health, and family services and were tabled by experts in each of the respective subject areas. PTA members from Clear Stream Avenue, Forest Road, and Shaw Avenue welcomed guests and offered raffle prizes, popcorn, and cotton candy. Families toured the fair and heard from classroom teachers, enrichment specialists, behavioral consultants, reading and speech therapists, and much more. Parents were provided tips for caring for their children at home and furthering their educational drive.
But the fair also featured other neat booths including various clubs on display for parents and students such as the Lego Robotics program, whose members utilizes Lego to assemble and program robots that can carry out different tasks. Students in the Drone Club also showed potential newcomers about the exciting opportunity to pilot a drone.