Board of Education adopts 2020-21 school district calendar

The Minisink Valley Board of Education adopted the 2020-21 school calendar at its Jan. 23 meeting. Please take special note of some dates on the 2020-21 calendar: Students’ first day of school will be Wednesday, Sept. 2, prior to Labor Day. Schools will be closed Feb. 15-19, 2021. September 2020 1 –Superintendent’s Conference Day, school …

Minisink Valley students/alumnus serve as Orange County Youth in Leadership program panelists

Minisink Valley High School seniors Kyle Fratto and Katie Burns, along with Class of 2019 alumnus Brylee Pelfrey and Josh Sandler of Cornwall High School, participated in a panel discussion facilitated by the Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals to the Orange County’s Youth in Leadership program on Jan. 15. The foursome …

Important reminder: Be sure you’re enrolled in SchoolTool

With the end of Quarter 2 nearing and report cards forthcoming, we want to remind Minisink Valley parents and guardians about the importance of signing up for SchoolTool.  Since the beginning of the school year, the district uses SchoolTool to electronically send progress reports and report cards.. If you have yet to enroll, please review …

Assistant Wrestling Coach Scott Hendershot honored for his 400th team win

Minisink Valley Assistant Wrestling Coach Scott Hendershot was recently honored for a rare coaching achievement in any sport: His 400th team win. Coach Hendershot — who teaches sixth-grade math at the middle school — has coached high school wrestling for 22 years, with the last 17 years at Minisink Valley. High school wrestling teams traditionally …

Stay informed about flu facts during this very active flu season

Flu season lasts through April, and  media reports continue to stress this flu season is a more active one than in past years. Health officials are also reminding the community about the importance of vaccinations, adding it’s the best way to protect oneself. Stay informed: It’s flu season: Know  the facts about flu  

High School Drama Club to present ‘Mary Poppins’ March 26, 27 and 28

Get ready for a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious time! The Minisink Valley High School Drama Club’s spring musical is Mary Poppins! Performances for this wonderful family show are March 26, 27, and 28 and tickets will go on sale in February! More information will be coming soon!

High School Drama Club students and faculty attend 23rd annual New York State Theatre Education Association conference

Fifteen students and three teachers representing the Minisink Valley High School Drama Club attended the recent New York State Theatre Education Association’s (NYSTEA) 23rd annual student conference at the Villa Roma Resort in Callicoon. This is the first time the Minisink Valley Drama Club has attended the student conference, which offers New York State high …

Boys varsity swimming and diving team wins Schenectady Swimming Invitational

Congratulations to Minisink Valley boys varsity swimming and diving team for winning  the recent Schenectady Swimming Invitational! Minisink Valley was among 16 teams at this meet and is the second invitational the team participated in this season. J.J. Henriques qualified for states in the 50-yard freestyle. The relay team of JJ, Jack Fulton, Owen Colfax …

Varsity wrestling team earns fourth-place honors at ‘The Clash XVII 2020 National High School Wrestling Duals’

Congratulations to the Minisink Valley High school varsity wrestling team, which earned fourth-place honors at the recent “The Clash XVII 2020 National High School Wrestling Duals” in Rochester, Minnesota. The Warriors –who played in six matches over two days — were among 32 teams participating. “The fourth-place finish is an awesome accomplishment, as the teams …

Visit Minisink Valley’s Facebook page and ‘like’ us!

Did you know Minisink Valley’s Facebook page features thousands of great photos which show what’s going on at Otisville Elementary, Minisink Valley Elementary, Minisink Valley Intermediate School, Minisink Valley Middle School and Minisink Valley High School? Join the thousands of people (and growing!) in the greater Minisink Valley area who “follow” the district’s page. You …

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