Middle school and intermediate school’s recent ‘Cultivate Kindness’ assemblies reinforce the power that kindness can offer

Rich Specht told Minisink Valley Middle School and Minisink Valley Intermediate School students that a random act of kindness can make the biggest difference to someone — particularly in the face of tragedy — and he encouraged them to be mindful of the power kindness can possess. His comments were part of “Cultivate Kindness” assemblies …

Intermediate School Drama Club to present ‘Wizard of Oz’ on Dec. 11 and 12; tickets available for purchase now

Take a visit “over the rainbow” on Wednesday, Dec. 11 and Thursday, Dec. 12 at the Minisink Valley Intermediate School Drama’s production of The Wizard of Oz! With a cast of 50, a crew of 25, and an additional 25 high school students directing them, this show will warm your heart! This is student run …

Reminders about school closure notifications

If it’s necessary to close school due to inclement weather or other emergency reasons, announcements will be made via the district’s “push notification” system, this website and the district’s Facebook page. When school is closed, all related activities, including athletic events and student activities, will not take place. What’s involved when determining whether or not to …

Welcome to the new, redesigned Minisink Valley School District website

Welcome to the new, redesigned Minisink Valley website! The website is the result of about 20 months of work to create a new fresh vibrant look, which recently includes uploading much of content from the existing site to the new one over the past months. The goal with this new website is to provide visitors …

Otisville Post Office to host five-month art exhibit which will rotate artwork of students from all Minisink Valley schools

The Otisville Post Office is home to a K-12 district-wide rotating art show throughout the school year and can now boast it’s an art gallery! To launch to five-month art show, the work of Otisville Elementary School students is now on display.  Now through March, the art work of students from different schools will be …

County Executive Steve Neuhaus visits Rosemary Marcolina’s fifth-graders to talk about military service and surprises her by naming her Orange County Citizen of the Month

It’s not often too often that the Orange County executive visits the Minisink Valley School District to meet with students. But, as a connection to Veterans Day, County Executive Steve Neuhaus’ recent visit to fifth-grade teacher Rosemay Marcolina’s class allowed students to learn more about what it means to serve in the military. He brought …

Patrick Witherow appointed Minisink Valley’s new assistant superintendent for business

Patrick Witherow of Port Jervis has been appointed assistant superintendent for business at the Minisink Valley Central School District, effective Oct. 8. In this position, Mr. Witherow will be responsible for all district’s business operations, including payroll, accounts payable, accounting, benefits, contract negotiation, purchasing, tax collection oversight, transportation, buildings and grounds and food services in …

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