An update from Superintendent Brian Monahan on the reopening of Minisink Valley schools

Dear Minisink Valley school community: Today, Aug. 7, Gov. Cuomo announced all New York State schools can reopen next month, based on his assessment of the required metrics to be in place to allow this to happen. We are pleased to hear this news, as this allows us to continue to finalize our comprehensive work …

District submits 2020-21 School Reopening Plan to State Education Department (SED)

The Minisink Valley School District submitted its 2020-21 School Reopening Plan to the State Education Department today, July 31. The Minisink Valley 2020-21 School Reopening Plan “This plan is our road map,” said Superintendent Brian Monahan. “Like any road map, this is our strategy to provide a healthy and safe learning environment for our students …

A statement from Board of Education President Joseph Flaherty on racism and inequality

The following is a statement read by Minisink Valley Board of Education President Joseph Flaherty during the July 30 Board of Education, which was open to the community via Google Meets:   I wanted to take a few minutes before the start of our Board of Education meeting to speak about the recent current events in …

‘All remote’ model added to district’s 2020-21 instructional framework; 2020-21 School Reopening Plan to be submitted on July 31

As July 31 approaches, the Minisink Valley School District is finalizing its plans for reopening schools that focuses on three important areas: Ensuring the health, safety and well-being of our students and staff Providing academic instruction which maximizes each student’s academic achievement and success. Supporting the social and emotional well-being of all students, families and …

Student details on July 30 and July 31 commencement ceremonies now available

Class of 2020 soon- to-be graduates and  commencement ceremony guests: Here are the details for your July 30 or July 31 commencement ceremonies: July 30 and July 31 Commencement Ceremony Information   As a reminder, each student and his/her TWO guests are only allowed on the campus  for their ceremony. The  track area  is closed …

July 30 and July 31 Class of 2020 commencement ceremonies to be live streamed on Facebook Live

Attention Minisink Valley School community: The eight Class of 2020 commencement ceremonies will be live streamed via Facebook LIVE on July 30 and 31. There will be only one stream each day, which will begin approximately 9:50 a.m. Thursday and Friday. Participants  can jump on/off the district’s  Facebook page any time they want. All viewers …

Parent/guardian participation requested for Student Transportation Survey; survey closes July 29

Attention Minisink Valley school community: Part of Minisink Valley’s reopening plans include a comprehensive transportation plan addressing the required New York State Department of Transportation and Department of Health COVID-19 mandates and guidelines, while safely transporting students. As part of our continued planning, we need to know your thoughts on student transportation, including if you …

District unveils reopening framework plans for the 2020-21 school year  

The Minisink Valley School District is continuing its planning for reopening schools this fall by focusing on a hybrid instructional model framework that will include both in-person classes and remote instruction. The district is in the process of finalizing the following preliminary, global framework for its hybrid model:  K-1 students would attend school in-person each …

Board of Education to meet on Thursday July 30 via Google Meets

The Minisink Valley Board of Education will meet Thursday, July 30 at 6 p.m. via Google Meets. To access this meeting: Phone:  1-929-277-6011 Pin:   608 363 939# The meeting’s agenda is available for viewing via: BoardDocs. The community is invited to attend via Google  Meets.    

High school named NYSPHSAA 2019-20 Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence Award winner

Minisink Valley High School has been named a New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) 2019-20 Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence Award winner. The School of Excellence Awards, and the companion School of Distinction awards, recognize the academic success of scholar-athletes. To earn the School of Excellence Award, 75 percent of a school’s varsity …

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