MINISINK VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

P.O. Box 217 Slate Hill, NY 10973
(845)355-5150 / fax (845)355-5198

UPDATE TO STUDENT RECORDS POLICY: NEW “OPT-OUT” POLICY FOR LIMITED DIRECTORY INFORMATION

Posted August 30 at 11:28am

Minisink Valley Central School District is committed to providing the community with district news and information about student-related activities, events and achievements – through newsletters, media releases, the website www.minisink.com and our new Facebook page.

 

This news may include photos of classroom activities and programs, sports events, drama and musical performances, award ceremonies, honor roll lists and other academic recognitions, the annual yearbook, etc.  As previously announced in the district’s August Newsletter, in order to facilitate the sharing of this news, the district has amended its approach to what is known as “student directory information.” 

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MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

Posted August 26 at 11:11am

Please click here to read an important message from the Superintendent of Schools, Brian C. Monahan. Thank you. 

VARSITY/JV FOOTBALL: SATURDAY SCRIMMAGES MOVED TO 10 A.M.

Posted August 25 at 5:33pm

Warriors, please be advised that Saturday’s varsity and JV scrimmages have moved from 11 a.m. to 10 a.m. JV scrimmage will be played on the practice field; varsity scrimmage on the game field.

MVHS GRADUATES 13 FROM SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAM

Posted August 24 at 10:30am

On Tuesday, August 23, 13 seniors in Minisink Valley High School’s summer school program officially graduated. 

 

Family, friends, faculty and school officials gathered in the high school library to commemorate the occasion and recognize the graduating seniors. 

 

Summer School Principal Teresia Parker welcomed guests and introduced speakers, beginning with student-speaker Makaila Nicole Bailey. Board President Joseph Flaherty and Superintendent of Schools Brian C. Monahan presented words of praise and encouragement to the graduates for their perseverance and achievement. Guest speaker and President of SUNY Orange, Dr. Kristina Young, recognized the class for their proven grit, an increasingly valued and sought-after characteristic in college applicants.   

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FRESHMEN/NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

Posted August 23 at 10:27am

Minisink Valley High School will conduct Freshmen/New Student Orientation on Tuesday, August 30th at 9:30 am in the high school auditorium.  Students should bring a $5.00 deposit for their school locker.  Parents are welcome to attend, however attendance is not necessary.  Orientation will conclude between 11:30-12:30. 

FALL SPORTS PRE-SEASON PRACTICES BEGIN MONDAY, AUG. 15

Posted August 8 at 8:57am

Complete Fall Sports JV and Varsity pre-season practice schedules, along with important information on sports physical and/or clearance paperwork, are available on the Athletics page. The same information is also available as a printable PDF file.

 

IMPORTANT: Parents of student-athletes who may still need a sports physical can contact the high school nurse's office (355-5175) on Aug. 11 or 12 to register for an appointment with our school physician. Final Fall Sports physicals will be held at the high school on Tuesday, Aug. 16 -- with appointment only.  

 

All JV and Varsity practices begin Monday, August 15, 2016. Modified Teams (middle school) practices begin September 6th (first day of school). 

 

GO WARRIORS!

MICHAEL GIARDINA APPOINTED ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT FOR HUMAN RESOURCES

Posted July 28 at 3:31pm

Michael Giardina, who has served for over 9 years as principal of Minisink Valley Middle School, has been named the district’s Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources. He will begin in the new position on August 1.

 

The Minisink Valley Central School District Board of Education and administrators are pleased and excited to have Mr. Giardina as part of the administrative team at the central office. He will bring to the position the same outstanding qualities that made him an effective and successful building administrator to the Minisink Valley Middle School. 

 

A search is underway to appoint another strong leader for the middle school. In the interim, the Board of Education has appointed Assistant Principal Michael Larsen to serve as the Acting Middle School Principal, also effective August 1.

  

Mr. Larsen, along with Assistant Principal Mr. Stephen Caldwell and the middle school’s Main Office staff, will work throughout August to ensure a smooth opening to the school year for students and faculty.

HIGH SCHOOL PTO COLOR RUN

Posted July 26 at 12:58pm

The Minisink Valley PTO is hosting a Fall Color Run on Sunday, October 2nd at 7:30am.  All are encouraged to support Minisink Valley Students while enjoying a great, healthy experience.   Please click here for more information or to register. 

CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2016!

Posted July 1 at 11:28am

On the evening of Friday, June 24, the MVHS Class of 2016 welcomed family and friends to celebrate the Annual Commencement Exercises at the John Bell Athletic Field.

 

School pride, praise, reflection and encouragement were expressed throughout the ceremony. Superintendent Brian Monahan and Principal Kenneth Hauck acknowledged the remarkable accomplishments of the Class of 2016 and affirmed their confidence in the graduates’ preparedness to succeed in their next steps. Student speakers challenged their peers to go beyond aspirations of personal success and give of themselves to make a contribution to the world.

 

Congratulations, graduates of the Class of 2016 — may you continue to grow, thrive and inspire into the future.   


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CLASS OF 2016 BACCALAUREATE EXERCISES

Posted June 23 at 3:39pm

The Class of 2016 Baccalaureate Exercises on June 20 delivered a generous mix of the solemn, the inspirational, and the playful.

 

The JROTC Colorguard opened the ceremonies to the traditional “Pomp and Circumstance,” and Principal Kenneth Hauck led the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Directed by music and choral teacher Victor Izzo III, the Chamber Choir entertained with Chicago’s “Baby What a Big Surprise,” and the Senior Ensemble kicked it up with an animated rendition of Twenty One Pilots’ “Stressed Out.” 

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