District 24 Board of Education adopts $28.76 million budget for the ballot

Valley Stream School District 24’s Board of Education voted unanimously on April 11 to adopt a $28.75 million budget that voters can approve or deny on May 15. The proposed 2018 – 19 budget would be $1,104,136 higher from the current budget, or a 3.99 percent increase.

James A. Dever students get STEAM-y

Fifth- and sixth-graders at the James A. Dever School put their science, technology, engineering, art and math skills to use at the STEAM Night on April 11.

Valley Streamers continue to refuse tests

Despite changes to state tests last year, Valley Stream students continue to refuse to take the English Language Arts test, which were held this year on April 11 through April 12.

LIJ to host visioning event for new STEM center

The Center for Science Teaching and Learning announced that it will sponsor a “visioning” event at Long Island Jewish Hospital in Valley Stream, from 7-9 p.m. on April 30. The session is meant to give residents an opportunity to imagine and share what kind of STEM center they want.

Valley Stream village treasurer proposes $41.8m budget

Village of Valley Stream Treasurer Mike Fox handed the Board of Trustees a proposed $41.8 million village budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year at a board of trustees work session on March 19. The …

The Week Ahead

April 19 - 26

Lights on for Education All three Valley Stream elementary districts will come together for the annual Lights on for Education festival on April 26 at 7:15 at Memorial Junior High School. The …