Reminder: Please be alert about RSV, common cold, flu and COVID-19 symptoms

Reminder: If your child is not feeling well, please do not send him/her to school. Remember:  Your child’s healthcare provider is your very best source for trustworthy information and will have your child’s and family’s best interests in mind. Your child’s healthcare provider will address all the questions you may have regarding  RSV, the common …

High School/Middle School winter concert dates announced

December is concert season!  Parents, friends and members of the school community are invited to attend these musical concerts: Monday, Dec. 12: Middle School Grade 6 Band Concert: 6:30 p.m. Middle School Grades 7/8 Band Concert: 7:45 p.m. Snow date is Tuesday, Dec. 13 Wednesday, Dec. 14: High School Band Concert: 7 p.m. Snow date …

Middle School Winter Apparel Sale runs through Nov. 30

Update your Warrior wardrobe via the Middle School’s Winter Apparel Sale!  You’ll also support the Middle School’s Student Government activities. All items will be delivered before Winter Recess, just in time for holiday giving! Order deadline is Nov. 30 Middle School Winter Apparel Sale order form

A reminder about inclement weather days and the need to be prepared for the 2022-23 school year

Minisink Valley school community: As a reminder, the district has emergency days built into its calendar for the 2022-23 school year, which are usually used for inclement weather/snow days. As per past practice, we closely monitor several reputable weather forecasting outlets in advance of the anticipated weather. We also consult with and rely on the …

American Legion George Smith Post 1607 offers Veterans Day awareness lessons to sixth-graders

Ashley Beairsto, Debbie Orrio, Jackie Lockett and Jenn McElroy’s sixth-grade classes marked Veterans Day by welcoming American Legion George Smith Post 1607 from Unionville to the Middle School as part of their studies which allowed them to learn more about this day from those who served in the military. Becky Olah, a former middle school …

District selected to participate in NYSDOH’s ‘Student Weight Status Category Reporting System’ survey

Minisink Valley is one of a group of school districts across New York State selected to take part in a student body mass index (BMI) survey by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) for the 2022-23 school year. Known as the Student Weight Status Category Reporting System (SWSCR), this system collects weight status …

High School’s FBLA begins annual November food drive to aid needy area residents

The High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FLBA) Club is running a food drive beginning today, Nov. 1, through Nov. 22. All collected items will benefit Minisink Cares, the community-based program that provides support to families throughout the school year. Acceptable items include boxes of pasta and canned proteins (tuna, chicken), canned entrees (beef …

High school/middle school Parent/Teacher Conference dates announced

High School and Middle School Parent/Teacher Conferences are coming!  Please make note of these dates: High School Nov. 16:  6-8 p.m. Nov. 18:  12-2:20 p.m. Nov. 23:  8-11 a.m. Dec. 2:  12-2:20 p.m. Registration will begin on Nov. 1 at 9 a.m. Use the following link to schedule your conferences:   High School Parent/Teacher conferences appointments …

Be alert about RSV infections during this flu season

 Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection is a common respiratory illness caused by a virus. Anyone can be infected, but RSV most often causes serious illness in infants and very young children. The virus can also cause serious illness in older adults or those with a weakened immune system. Much like other respiratory viruses, RSV infections …

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