NYSED advises school districts on status of upcoming 2021-22 school year health and safety guidance

Minisink Valley school community: As a follow-up to my July 28 communication to you, and in the interest of transparency and keeping you informed, please review today’s communication from  New York State York Education Department (NYSED) Commissioner Betty A. Rosa. Commissioner Rosa’s July 29 memo to school districts Like all of us, NYSED is anxious …

An update from Superintendent Brian Monahan on the Sept. 1 opening of school

Dear Minisink Valley school community: As you continue to enjoy your summer, please know everyone at Minisink Valley is working hard to plan for our Sept. 1 Opening Day of school for students. To restate what I communicated toward the end of this past school year, our intention and plan is to have as normal …

Class of 2010 alumnus Stefanie Dolson wins women’s 3×3 basketball gold medal at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Congratulations to Class of 2010 alumnus Stefanie Dolson and her 3×3 basketball team members, who are now 2020 Tokyo Olympic Gold Medal winners! Ms. Dolson and her teammates beat the Russian Olympic Committee (Russian team) in the gold medal game in a 18-15 final today, July 28.  This is the first Olympics to feature 3×3 …

Registration taking place for YMCA’s ‘Club Kid’ program at Intermediate School, Elementary School and Otisville Elementary

Registration is taking place for the Middletown YMCA’s “Club Kid” Program, offered at Minisink Valley for the 2021-22 school year. Club Kid provides safe, fun, and supervised care before and after school at Minisink Valley Intermediate and Elementary schools and Otisville Elementary, and follows the district’s calendar. The AM Club Kid program helps children start …

Tokyo Olympics includes Class of 2010 alumnus Stefanie Dolson as a member of the USA 3×3 women’s basketball team

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony took place today, July 23, a year later than expected due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with thousands of athletes ready to show why the work and dedication they put into their sport gives them the privilege of being Olympians. Among them is Class of 2010 alumnus Stefanie Dolson, who …

Fall athletic registration opens July 23 for high school families; and Aug. 9 for middle school families

Attention Minisink Valley athletic families: The FamilyID athletic registration portal for parents of high school/middle school student-athletes the 2021-22 school year will open on the following dates: The high school portal (for Varsity and Junior Varsity teams) will open at 8 a.m. on Friday, July 23.  The fall sport season begins practices/tryouts on Monday, Aug. …

Now hiring: School bus drivers/substitute drivers

Join us!  The Minisink Valley Transportation Department is seeking bus drivers/substitute bus drivers. CDL training provided Flexible schedule Benefits available State retirement system eligible This is a perfect opportunity for retirees and parents of school-aged children looking for work based on a school day schedule. Call 355-5140 to learn more.

Reminder: Keep school-issued Chromebooks charged during summer months or use long-term storage mode option for fall readiness

Attention Minisink Valley parents/guardians: A reminder that during the summer months, parents/students should ensure their school-issued Chromebooks remain charged. Making sure Chromebooks are charged ensures there’s greater ease in resuming their use in September. If uncharged, they will go into battery protection mode and won’t turn on when left at 0 percent. Our Technology team …

High school pool to reopen for community swimming on Monday, July 26

The Minisink Valley Natatorium will reopen for summer hours beginning Monday, July 26 through Saturday, Aug. 21. Hours will be Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays. Lap swim hours are 9 to 11 a.m.; and open swim hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission:  Senior Citizens: $1 General Admission: $2 Families:  $5 A fall community …

Return of high school materials and yearbook/award/diploma pick up is July 21 and 22

Attention: Minisink Valley High School families: On Wednesday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursday, July 22 from 12 to 5 p.m.,  students will be able to drop off the following items: School materials such as textbooks, cameras, library books, uniforms and/or other materials, including Chromebooks.  Only 2021 graduates should return Chromebooks; …

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