A March 27 update on the extended school closure from Superintendent Brian Monahan

Dear Minisink Valley school community: Today, March 27, Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered all New York State schools to remain closed through April 15.  This is an update from his initial order which had a return date of April 1. Gov. Cuomo’s March 27 order We support the governor’s order as it has been made in …

District buildings to be open April 3 at designated times for pickup of needed materials/books from lockers/classrooms

Minisink Valley parent/guardians and students: Students who still need to pick up materials/books or other items from their lockers or classrooms can do so on: Friday, April 3 from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. NOTE:  After April 3, the buildings will be closed and there will be no access until school …

Still need a Chromebook during the extended school closure?  Request one by 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 1.

On March 18, the Minisink Valley School District loaned Chromebooks to families who were in need of a device during the extended school closure. We recognize that some families did not have an opportunity to request a device. The district has a limited number of devices available for loan for students in Grades K to …

Be part of Minisink Valley’s weekday ‘Pledge of Allegiance’ recitation via a dedicated public YouTube channel!

Minisink Valley Intermediate School secretary Sheri Gurney has created a new public YouTube channel: Every weekday morning at 9 a.m., Ms. Gurney will be live and lead everyone watching in the Pledge of Allegiance. Have your children, family and friends join her! This is a great way to help keep a daily school routine going! …

A March 23 update from Superintendent Brian Monahan on the extended school closure

Dear Minisink Valley school community: Today, as you know, we began Week 2 of our extended school closure. I want to again thank everyone in the Minisink Valley school community for their patience and understanding as we continue to navigate our way through this unprecedented time in our nation’s history. Our faculty continues to do …

High school students: Advanced Placement exams will take place online; free online review classes begin March 25

The College Board, which administers Advanced Placement (AP) exams nationwide, has announced that it will conduct online exams for the 2019-20 school year. The exam content will only cover material taught through early March. Beginning Wednesday, March 25, students and teachers can attend free, live AP review courses, delivered by AP teachers from across the country. …

Minisink Valley Teachers Association offers more tips to keep students in a focused routine

Parents are beginning a second week of helping their children focus into getting into a routine and work on the materials provided to them by their Minisink Valley teachers to stay current with their skills. Here’s a few tips from the Minisink Valley Teachers Association and Minisink Valley School Psychologist Amber Dunn that parents can …

A March 20 update from Superintendent Brian Monahan on the extended school closure

Dear Minisink Valley school community: It’s been a long, challenging and, most importantly, extremely productive week for us as we continue to address the many issues tied to this extended school closure. As we head into this weekend, I wanted to give you some updates that we learned today. First, as most of you already …

Enhanced breakfast and lunch service begins today, March 20; thank you to staff, volunteers and Board of Education members for making this possible!

Minisink Valley’s enhanced  breakfast and lunch meal service, offered during this extended school closure began today, March 20, with staff, volunteers and Board of Education members delivering over 2,000 meals to identified families who are in need because they don’t have transportation. This is now a porch delivery drop-off everyday, Monday through Friday.  Volunteers will …

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