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MINISINK VALLEY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

PO Box 217 Route 6, Slate Hill, NY 10973 (845)355-5250 / fax (845)355-5252

STAY KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT THE FLU WITH THESE FACTS AND TIPS

Posted October 19 at 11:09am

The first documented cases of influenza, or the “flu,” often begin in October.

 

Please consider these facts and tips to help prevent the spread of flu, courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. (NCIRD).

 

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MVIS K-KIDS PROVIDE FOR "SOUP ON SATURDAYS"

Posted October 18 at 11:39am

K-Kids at Minisink Valley Intermediate School are off to an excellent start in their 2018-19 service projects. As part of their Soup on Saturday (SOS) initiative, they collected 285 non-perishable food items to supply a community food pantry at Holy Cross Church.

 

“This is a very generous collection for our first campaign,” said Mary Jo Wagner, K-Kids adviser. “We will be doing SOS later in the year, too. Thank you to all the members of the Intermediate School—children, parents, and other adults! We can't do good without you!”

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AUTHOR VISIT REINFORCES THE KEY ELEMENTS TO GOOD WRITING

Posted October 5 at 2:09pm

Author Alan St. Jean visited third, fourth and fifth-graders at Minisink Valley Intermediate School today, Oct. 5, and spoke at different grade-level assemblies about how good writing leads to good stories and memorable books.

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LEARNING ONLINE SAFETY FROM THE EXPERTS

Posted October 4 at 3:18pm

If your child comes home this week saying they talked with a Secret Service agent at school, it is not a product of their imagination.

 

Among their many mandates, the United States Secret Service engages in community outreach programs to provide children and families with child safety information and resources.

 

This week, representatives of the Secret Service brought the NetSmartz component of the Childhood Smart Program to Intermediate School students in grades 3-5.

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PARENT PORTAL: CHANGES TO CONTACT INFORMATION MADE SIMPLER

Posted October 4 at 3:09pm

Parents/guardians, you can now request changes to contact information (phone/email) and contact rights directly through the SchoolTool Parent Portal. Find out how to submit a request online and learn about the approval process. You can also access this information from the Parent Portal page. Find the question, "Do you need to change your contact information," and select it. 

TICKETS ON SALE FOR "SUPERHEROES: WITH GREAT POWER COMES ORDINARY RESPONSIBILITY"

Posted October 3 at 4:00pm

Faster than a speeding bullet…. Superheroes are coming your way!

 

Tickets are now on sale for Ian McWethy’s "Superheroes: With Great Power Comes Ordinary Responsibility.” Performances are Nov. 1, 2, 3. All seats are $5 each on Nov. 1; and $8 for seniors/students and $10 for adults on Nov. 2 and 3.

 

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FOOD SERVICE DEPARTMENT 'COOKING UP' NEW OFFERINGS IN ALL BUILDING CAFETERIAS

Posted September 28 at 3:07pm

It’s all about the food!

 

How many times have parents heard their children tell them this as meals are planned and parties are organized?

 

Minisink Valley’s Food Service Department knows how important it is to prepare not only a nutritionally balanced meal, but one that’s appealing and enjoyable to eat.

 

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MVHS-MVIS DRAMA CLUB 2018-19 SEASON PREVIEW: MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Posted September 18 at 4:01pm

The MVHS Drama Club proudly announces its 2018 DRAMA SEASON:

 

• Fall Show: "Superheros: With Great Power Comes Ordinary Responsibility" • Showing Nov. 1, 2, 3

• MVIS Winter Musical: "Cinderella Kids" • Showing Feb. 5 & 6 (directed by the MVHS Drama Club

• Spring Musical: "Hairspray" • Showing: Mar. 21, 22, 23

 

Student members of the MVHS Drama Club rave about their experience in the program as much as audiences rave about our high school shows. In addition to acting, and student-directing opportunities at the Intermediate School, students can learn about and contribute to a range of production activities such as set building and painting, costume sewing, prop creation/gathering, poster and program design, cast-crew headshots, light and sound cueing, and stage lighting.

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EVERY STUDENT PRESENT: IF THEY’RE NOT HERE, THEY CAN’T LEARN

Posted September 18 at 1:20pm

September is National Attendance Awareness Month.

 

"Every Student Present" is a public awareness campaign developed by the New York State Council on Children and Families. It is intended to help families, school leaders and communities understand the importance of consistent school attendance and the impact of absences on children's learning, especially young students.

 

Parents/guardians, you can go to everystudentpresent.org for helpful resources, including short videos on these important topics: boosting your child's confidence; keeping your child on track with school work; keeping your child healthy; and protecting your child from bullies. Go to the full article for resource links.

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BUS SAFETY DRILLS WED., SEPT. 12; INFORMATION FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS

Posted September 11 at 4:24pm

School is on and school buses are back on our roadways, with our most precious cargo on board. On Wednesday, Sept. 12, students in all grades will participate in a School Bus Safety Drill, as required by the State Education Department.

To help parents/guardians reinforce these safety procedures and integrate them in our students’ daily bus routines, the MVCSD Transportation Department is offering a review of the drill and helpful safety tips for each school.

We encourage all school families to review and discuss safe bus riding to help us maximize the safety of our students and community.


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