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 …

‘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 …

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 …

NYSPHSAA delays the official start date of the fall sports season, cancels fall championships and provides contingency guidance

Today, July 16, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) voted to delay the official start date of the fall sports season until Sept. 21,  cancel the fall regional and state championships and prepare to implement a condensed season schedule in January 2021 if high school sports remain prohibited throughout 2020 due …

Request for community input: Please complete Minisink Valley’s 2020-21 School Reopening Survey by July 10

  While schools nationwide address uncertainty and a range of potential scenarios for the fall, Minisink Valley knows reopening our schools is a community-wide undertaking and we’re looking for your input. Minisink Valley 2020-21 School Reopening Survey  Encuesta de Planificacion de Reapertura Escolar 學校重新開放計劃調查   As we await federal, state and Education Department guidance, Minisink Valley …

Due to state/local mandates and restrictions, district will not run camps this summer season

Minisink Valley School community: Minisink Valley will not be running camps this summer season. Because of the many state and local mandates and restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we find ourselves in the position of not being able run the many camps we know our families have enjoyed in prior years, despite …

Presenting: The Middle School 2020 Virtual Eighth-Grade Sendoff!

Congratulations to the Class of 2024, who are now high school freshmen! Because the Middle School couldn’t hold its traditional Eighth-Grade Sendoff Dance due to the COVID-19, school closure, the middle school’s administration, faculty and staff was determined to still find a way to celebrate you through this sendoff video!  Thank you to Jonathan Clemmons …

Request for participation: Please complete Minisink Valley’s Digital Learning Survey by 5 p.m. on June 18

Over the past three months, our school community addressed the incredible challenge of reinventing K-12 education as we know it. Please take a few minutes  to provide us thoughtful and vital feedback as it relates to your experiences since March.  Your opinion matters! Digital Learning Survey Encuesta de aprendizaje digital 數字學習調查 Additionally, we’re asking for …

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