Board of Education seeks candidates to fill newly vacant board position

The Minisink Valley Board of Education is seeking candidates to fill a recently vacant board position. This board seat is available until the next election which will be held on May 18, 2021. Letters of interest are invited by any person interested in filling this position. In addition to stating the reasons for interest, individuals …

Important reminders about this year’s flu season: Please consider flu vaccines for everyone in your family

Flu, or influenza, spreads easily and can make people very sick, especially children. As a reminder, flu symptoms include: Fever or chills, body aches, cough, sore throat, headache, runny or stuffy nose, feeling very tired. Some people, especially children, may have stomach problems and diarrhea. Unlike a cold, the flu comes on very suddenly. Prevent …

High School FBLA’s needy family school supply distribution is Friday, Oct. 23

All kinds of school supplies will be available to needy families as a result of Minisink Valley High School FBLA’s successful School Supplies Drive. Distribution of these bags will be held on Friday, Oct. 23 from 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. at the high school’s main entrance.             “Any Minisink Valley …

Board of Education to meet Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. via Google Meets

The Minisink Valley Board of Education will meet Thursday,  Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. via Google Meets. To access this meeting: Join by phone: 1-504-517-5607 PIN: 586 120 847 # The meeting’s agenda is available for viewing via: BoardDocs. The community is invited to attend via Google Meets.

Parent/guardian response required: Please advise your school of your 2nd Quarter instructional plan choice

Dear Parents and Guardians: It’s already the middle of the 1st Quarter and we continue to be grateful for your patience during this unprecedented time. It has been critical to Minisink Valley’s successful reopening. With the 2nd Quarter nearing, this is an opportunity for you to determine your child’s instructional plan for the 2nd Quarter. …

Sara Little, M.D. named Minisink Valley’s medical director

Sara Little, M.D., FAAP, owner and CEO of the Port Jervis-based Little Pediatrics, was recently named Minisink Valley’s medical director. “Given the many return-to-school challenges we continue to successfully address during this ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we felt it was in the best interests of our school community to have a physician advise us on the many public health …

Board of Education to hold special meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m.

The Minisink Valley Board of Education will hold a special meeting  on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m.  via Google Meets. The purpose of the meeting will be to approve the external audit report. To access this meeting: Join by phone: 1 301-857-3044‬  PIN: ‪991 985 948‬#     The meeting’s agenda is available for viewing via: BoardDocs. …

Food service update: All students can now receive free breakfast and lunch service for the entire 2020-21 school year

  Attention Minisink Valley families: Please be aware of these important updates on breakfast and lunch service: Congress has passed and the president has signed a stopgap government funding bill that includes almost $8 billion in nutrition assistance. These funds now allow district to offer breakfast and lunch service free- of-charge to all children up …

MV Elementary School Oct. 2 COVID-19 update

Dear Minisink Valley parents/guardians: Today, Oct. 2, the district was advised an individual who tested positive for COVID-19 had direct contact with a staff member at Minisink Valley Elementary School. That staff member has been tested and the results are that this person is negative for COVID-19.  However, per health mandates, the person is now …

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