Middle school yearbook now on sale

Attention Middle School families: Work has begun for the middle school’s  2021-22 yearbook! Eighth-grade students who want their baby pictures to be included in  the yearbook, visit the “Class of 2022 MVMS Yearbook” Google classroom and upload their baby picture to the “8th grade baby picture” assignment. Questions? Email Mrs. Kingly at akingly@minisink.com  The deadline for …

Otisville Elementary and MV Elementary schools to hold Halloween parades on Friday, Oct. 29

Otisville Elementary and MV Elementary  will hold Halloween parades on Friday, Oct. 29. Otisville Elementary Parade steps off at 9:30 a.m.; MV Elementary’s parade will begin at 10:30 a.m.  Each parade will also feature an appearance by the Minisink Valley High School Marching Band! Details on each school’s parade are provided in these links. Otisville …

MV Elementary holds Fire Safety Day with involvement from area fire companies

Today,  Oct. 13, firefighters representing the fire companies serving the main Minisink Valley campus visited Minisink Valley Elementary School  to meet with our K-2 students to talk about fire safety! Ask your student about the valuable information they learned today, and please be sure you have a fire safety plan in place in case you …

Tickets on sale for High School Drama Club’s Oct. 28, 29 and 30 family-friendly performances of “Puffs”

Tickets are on sale now for the Minisink Valley High School Drama Club’s performances of “Puffs” on Thursday, Oct. 28; Friday, Oct. 29; and Saturday, Oct. 30, with all performance times at 7 p.m. For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his …

Friday, Oct. 29 is now a half-day Superintendent Conference Day

Dear Minisink Valley school community: Last July, I presented plans for using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) stimulus funds, which will provide important programs and services to our students and allow us to introduce valuable additions to the outstanding academic services we already provide. One of these programs is our new K-5 reading program. We …

District to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month with special collection drive and ‘going pink’ on Tuesday, Oct. 26

Minisink Valley is “Going Pink” to support breast cancer awareness! October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Please encourage your student to be part of this effort to bring attention to the ongoing need for research and funding to combat breast cancer! Now through Tuesday, Oct. 26: Please consider donating socks, blankets and items like …

‘Apple fun’ incorporates seasonality with science lessons

Seasonality fun in the classroom can also include the teaching of science, and is another indicator of the creativity all Minisink Valley faculty use in lesson planning. Jennifer DiSimone’s Elementary School first-graders recently learned about “apple science,” tying in the seasonality of Hudson Valley apple picking in a lesson introducing students to the beginnings of …

Successful NHS ‘Going Gold’ drive results in hundreds of boxes of crayons/coloring books collected for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the high school National Honor Society’s “Going Gold” initiative to collect crayons and coloring books to donate to pediatric oncology patients at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center. Hundreds of boxes of crayons and coloring books were collected from donation stations at the high school, middle …

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