Feb. 24 Elementary School COVID-19 update from Superintendent Brian Monahan

The district has confirmed the following positive COVID-19 case today, Feb. 24. MV Elementary School:  One student. No action is required. Thank you for your attention to this important information. The health, safety, and well-being of our school community remains our top priority. Sincerely, Brian C. Monahan Superintendent

Minisink Valley Executive PTO apparel sale now taking place through March 8

The Minisink Valley Executive PTO is holding an apparel sale, which runs through March 8, to benefit the student scholarships and teacher mini-grants it provides annually. “The idea is to raise as much as we can as we are committed to providing as many scholarships as we can to our worthy students,” said Executive PTO …

Introducing: ‘Staff Spotlight!’ Meet Bus Driver Lisa Yodice

Welcome to 2021 “Staff Spotlight!” Every Wednesday, you’ll meet one of our wonderful Minisink Valley staff, who work in a variety of departments,  and learn more about their important work! Today, Feb. 24, meet bus driver Lisa Yodice! What’s your favorite aspect of your job? I personally feel that if you truly love your job, …

Teacher Spotlight: Meet Jackie Mazariegos, Middle School Spanish teacher

Meet Jackie Mazariegos, who teaches Spanish at Minisink Valley Middle School! What’s your favorite aspect of your job? My favorite aspect of the job is that I get to share my culture and language with my students. I am blessed to work with some amazing teachers who inspire me daily and wonderful students who are …

Feb. 22 COVID-19 update from Superintendent Brian Monahan

The district has confirmed the following positive COVID-19 cases today, Feb. 22. High School:  One staff member and two hybrid students. Intermediate School: Two hybrid students. Otisville Elementary: One staff member. No action is required as these individuals have not been in the buildings due to the mid-Winter break. Thank you for your attention to …

Minisink Valley graduate is part of team seeking J&J COVID-19 vaccine FDA emergency use authorization

A Minisink Valley graduate is part of the team of science professionals working on getting FDA emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Rachael Carlisle Roehrig, a member of the Minisink Valley Class of 1997, works for the consulting firm 3dcommunications, working as its senior executive scientific strategist/consultant.  She leads …

Board of Education to hold Finance Committee meeting on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. and regular meeting at 7 p.m. via Google Meets

The Minisink Valley Board of Education will meet Thursday, Feb. 25 for two meetings via Google Meets. To access these meetings: Finance Committee at 6 p.m.: Join by phone: 1- 650-667-2781 PIN: 274-376-219# Regular meeting at 7 p.m.: Join by phone:  1 -916-318-9210 PIN: 810-711-409# The meeting’s agenda is available for viewing via: BoardDocs. The community …

Orange County DOH provides updated ‘School in-Person Learning’ guidance

 Attention Minisink Valley  school community: As has been our regular practice, we’re sharing updated guidance from the Orange County Department of Health on “School In-Person Learning.” School In-Person Learning The guidance provides information on social distancing, mask wearing, a review of direct and proximate contact protocols, clearance from quarantine and post-vaccination quarantine requirements. We encourage …

High schoolers Jada Vail and Nataly Pena to compete in upcoming FBLA State Leadership Conference competition

Congratulations to high school FBLA members Jada Vail and Nataly Pena for their outstanding performance at the recent New York State FBLA District 3N Spring meeting competition. Their success now allows them to compete at the NYS FBLA State Leadership Conference in April.  Their performances were judged based on strigient  performance criteria. Jada won first …

IS teacher Jill Stramiello and ES teacher Stephanie Hoffman earn Hudson Valley Magazine’s ‘Teacher Appreciation Award’ recognition

Minisink Valley Intermediate School teacher Jill Stramiello and MV Elementary School teacher Stephanie Hoffman have been recognized by Hudson Valley Magazine with two of its Teacher Appreciation Awards. Contenders for the magazine’s awards could be nominated by anyone.  Nominees were asked to respond about teaching during the pandemic.  Their responses, and those of their Hudson …

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