Nov. 27 high school COVID-19 update from Superintendent Brian Monahan

This evening, Nov. 27 the district was advised that a high school student tested positive for COVID-19. Due to mandated confidentiality guidelines, no further information can be disseminated. The names of all students believed to be at risk for exposure to this individual have been forwarded to the Orange County Department of Health for contact …

Nov. 26 Otisville Elementary COVID-19 update from Superintendent Brian Monahan

Late last evening, Nov. 25 the district was advised that an Otisville Elementary staff member tested positive for COVID-19. Due to mandated confidentiality guidelines, no further information can be disseminated. We completed all contact tracing requirements and communicated to families of affected students and staff by mid-morning today, Nov. 26.  If you did not receive …

Sports update: OCIAA postpones sports practice start date for low to moderate risk sports until Jan. 19.

Today, Nov. 25, the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association (OCIAA) voted to extend the pause on athletics and postpone the sports practice start date for low to moderate risk sports until Jan. 19. Gov. Cuomo’s office places the sports of swimming and indoor track in these areas. “We join the rest of New York State as …

Schools closed Nov. 25 to 27 for Thanksgiving recess; and reopen on Monday, Nov. 30 for all-remote instruction

Minisink Valley schools will be closed Nov. 25 to 27 for Thanksgiving recess and will reopen on Monday, Nov. 30 for all-remote instruction through Friday, Dec. 11. We wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! Please stay safe and healthy and continue to follow all COVID-19 mandates which will allow us to safely reopen schools. Please be …

Minisink Valley students respond: ‘I’m thankful for my teacher because…’

Happy Thanksgiving, Minisink Valley school community! We wish you a healthy, safe and relaxing holiday! We invited students to take their at-home art supplies and create signs responding to “I’m thankful for my teacher because…”   Their responses are heartfelt, meaningful and creative. We invite you to visit our Facebook page to see the photo …

Request for participation: Please complete the Minisink Valley ‘on pause’ food survey

With all-remote instruction now taking place Nov. 30 through Dec. 11 and again from Jan. 4 through Jan. 15, Minisink Valley is asking for families to respond to this survey assessing their needs for school-provided meals during these two “on pause” timeframes. Minisink Valley Holiday Pause Meal Service Request Thank you for your attention to …

‘Grab ‘N Go’ meal update: Pickup location is at Minisink Valley Middle School

All K-12 students can access “Grab ‘N Go” meals at Minisink Valley Middle School from 8 to 10:30 a.m. daily. Note: Up to three days’ worth of meals can be picked up at one time, if needed. Additionally, all breakfasts and lunches will be offered free- of-charge to all children up to 18 years of …

Nov. 24 COVID-19 high school/middle school update from Superintendent Brian Monahan

Today, Nov. 24, the district was advised by the Orange County Department of Health (OCDOH) that a high school and middle school student, both who have been remote students since Oct. 26,  tested positive for COVID-19. Due to mandated confidentiality guidelines, no further information can be disseminated. Per OCDOH, no contact tracing is needed and …

Nov. 20 COVID-19 update from Superintendent Brian Monahan

Last evening, Nov. 19, the district was advised that one of district’s bus drivers tested positive for COVID-19. Due to mandated confidentiality guidelines, no further information can be disseminated. District staff quickly completed all contact tracing requirements and communicated to families of affected students and transportation staff last evening.  If you did not receive a …

Intermediate School COVID-19 update from Superintendent Brian Monahan

Today, Nov. 19, the district was advised by the Orange County Department of Health (OCDOH) that one of our Intermediate School students, who is fully remote, tested positive for COVID-19. Due to mandated confidentiality guidelines, no further information can be disseminated. Per OCDOH, no contact tracing is needed and no further action is required. Thank …

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